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  • Father, girlfriend arrested in 2-year-old girl's death

    19 minutes ago

    (AP) FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Authorities have charged a South Florida man and his girlfriend in the death of his 2-year-old daughter in November. Thirty-four-year-old Larry Haynes and his 23-year-old girlfriend Amber McCray were held without bond Saturday at the ...

  • Police: Florida mayor carjacked at gunpoint outside his home

    27 minutes ago

    (AP) SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — Police say a central Florida mayor was carjacked early Saturday while standing outside his home. MESH (http://bit.ly/28Z1QPh ) reports Sanford Mayor Jeff Triplett was outside about 2:15 a.m. when three men approached, pointed a gun at ...

  • Man driving motorcycle in dark hits black cow and dies

    2 hours, 11 minutes ago

    (AP) RUSSELL, Kan. (AP) — A 59-year-old Kansas man was killed when the motorcycle he was driving Friday night collided with a black cow on a blacktopped road. Kansas Highway Patrol trooper Brant Birney said there were no witnesses when James ...

  • 2 teens arrested for lying about man in deputy shooting

    6 hours, 2 minutes ago

    (AP) MONROE, La. (AP) — Two teenagers have been arrested for lying about the location of a man that investigators say shot two Ouachita Parish Sheriff's Office deputies. The sheriff's office Friday arrested two 17-year-olds, Domonique L. Dean and Rodricus T. ...

  • The Latest: Cincinnati pride parade honors Orlando victims

    5 hours, 18 minutes ago

    (AP) CINCINNATI (AP) — The Latest on the pride parade in Cincinnati on Saturday (all times local): 4:30 p.m. Organizers of Cincinnati's Pride parade read the names of the 49 people killed at an Orlando gay nightclub and held a moment ...

  • Reports: Authorities feared terrorism, explosives at Pulse

    5 hours, 25 minutes ago

    (AP) MIAMI (AP) — New reports show that law enforcement officials immediately suspected terrorism and adjusted their staging areas due to fears about an explosive device as they responded to reports of shots fired at a gay nightclub in Orlando. In ...

  • Official: Boy, 6, playing with gun shoots younger brother, 4

    5 hours, 25 minutes ago

    (AP) EAST ORANGE, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a 6-year-old boy playing with a gun accidentally shot his 4-year-old brother in the head in their home. A spokeswoman for the city of East Orange, New Jersey, told NJ.com (http://bit.ly/28V271S) the shooting ...

  • 3 killed as boat capsizes off Catalina Island

    6 hours, 23 minutes ago

    (AP) AVALON, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a boat has capsized off Catalina Island, killing three people. Four other people survived and were rescued but there's no immediate word on their conditions. The 15-foot skiff overturned around 9:30 a.m. Saturday near ...

  • Rep: State constitution at stake in 'demon chipmunk' lawsuit

    6 hours, 45 minutes ago

    (AP) JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi lawmaker says the state constitution is at stake in his lawsuit against the House speaker over a speed-reading computer voice that's been called the "demon chipmunk." Democratic state Rep. Jay Hughes of Oxford says ...

  • Baltimore police union criticized for tweets after acquittal

    7 hours, 38 minutes ago

    (AP) BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore's police chief and City Council president are criticizing the city's police union for online posts that appeared to celebrate an officer's acquittal in the death of a 25-year-old black man. A judge acquitted Officer Caesar Goodson ...

  • Illinois police sue town, claim body cameras record nonstop

    8 hours, 40 minutes ago

    (AP) ROUND LAKE PARK, Ill. (AP) — Ten police officers in a Chicago suburb are suing the town, claiming the body cameras they wore never turned off and recorded them using the restroom and changing clothes. The lawsuit filed Thursday in ...

  • Indianapolis Zoo ready to reopen ride that stranded 8

    8 hours, 42 minutes ago

    (AP) INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A ride that carries Indianapolis Zoo visitors along an elevated track above the orangutan exhibit is scheduled to reopen after being closed for almost a year. According to WTHR-TV in Indianapolis (http://bit.ly/28Z752b ), the Skyline ride has ...

  • Arkansas State Police probing fatal shooting by 3 deputies

    8 hours, 46 minutes ago

    (AP) LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Arkansas State Police says it will investigate the fatal shooting of a 50-year-old suspect by three sheriff's deputies. Police said Saturday that the Washington County sheriff requested the agency's involvement after the shooting. Authorities ...

  • Police: Dead educator was pregnant with accused man's child

    9 hours, 7 minutes ago

    (AP) BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Police say a school administrator found dead in a sugar cane field was pregnant with the child of a former co-worker, who has been accused in the killing. The Advocate (http://bit.ly/28ULORL) reports Baton Rouge Police ...

  • The Latest: Officials suspend search for Florida family

    9 hours, 36 minutes ago

    (AP) ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the search for a Florida family last seen in a sailboat in the Gulf of Mexico (all times local): 1:40 p.m. The Coast Guard says the search for a family that disappeared ...

  • Coast Guard says search for family that disappeared off Florida coast has been suspended

    9 hours, 42 minutes ago

    (AP) SAINT PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Coast Guard says search for family that disappeared off Florida coast has been suspended.

  • Coast Guard schedules update about search for missing family

    10 hours ago

    (AP) ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Coast Guard has scheduled a news conference about the search-and-rescue efforts for a Florida family last seen on a sailboat in the Gulf of Mexico. Ace Kimberly and his three teenagers disappeared Sunday after ...

  • Orlando officials plan permanent memorial for Pulse victims

    10 hours, 2 minutes ago

    (AP) ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — City officials in Orlando say they will create a permanent memorial to the 49 victims killed in the Pulse nightclub shooting. According to a statement Friday from the city, a committee will oversee an "open and ...

  • Young Maine teen may be youngest Democratic delegate in US

    10 hours, 9 minutes ago

    (AP) AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Trevor Doiron (DWY-ron) isn't old enough to vote until late July. But when he does, he'll be voting for Hillary Clinton as one of the youngest national Democratic delegates this year. The 17-year-old's choice surprised many ...

  • Teen asks for doughnuts, gets over $180K in online donations

    10 hours, 10 minutes ago

    (AP) MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A teen's offer to take groceries to a man's car in exchange for some doughnuts has led to a flood of donations now nearing $200,000. WMC-TV reports (http://bit.ly/290k2XB ) that when 16-year-old Chauncy Black of Memphis, ...

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