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  • 1 million goldfish dive into Tempe Town Lake near Phoenix

    21 hours, 23 minutes ago

    (AP) TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — More than 1 million goldfish now have a giant fishbowl to call home in a Phoenix suburb. Tempe officials dumped roughly 1.2 million goldfish and minnows into Tempe Town Lake on Friday. They say the fish ...

  • Parents of boy missing since 1997 plead not guilty to murder

    22 hours, 6 minutes ago

    (AP) HILO, Hawaii (AP) — Parents of a Hawaii boy who has been missing for nearly 20 years have pleaded not guilty to murder charges. The Hawaii Tribune-Herald reports (http://bit.ly/1TC7xAe) that in two separate courtrooms on Friday 46-year-old Jaylin Kema and ...

  • Big-rig driver flees after deadly pickup truck crash

    22 hours, 32 minutes ago

    (AP) VERNON, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say the driver of a big-rig that crushed a pickup truck in a Los Angeles suburb unhitched the trailer and fled the scene after the fatal crash. Police are looking for that trucker. Police say ...

  • 911 call: Hurt survivor explains aftermath of Georgia crash

    22 hours, 36 minutes ago

    (AP) WATKINSVILLE, Ga. (AP) — A survivor of the crash that killed four University of Georgia students fought through tears to explain what happened to a 911 dispatcher. The Oconee County Sheriff's Office released a recording of the call Saturday. State ...

  • 1 teen killed, 1 hurt after being ejected from carnival ride

    23 hours, 5 minutes ago

    (AP) EL PASO, Texas (AP) — One teenage girl has been killed and another is injured after they were ejected from a whirling ride at an El Paso church carnival. Police say the girls were at a parking lot carnival at ...

  • No serious injuries after train hits car in downtown Suffolk

    23 hours, 46 minutes ago

    (AP) SUFFOLK, Va. (AP) — Authorities say no one was seriously injured when a Norfolk Southern train struck a car in Suffolk, Virginia. The city said in a statement that an Acura sedan became stuck on train tracks in downtown Suffolk ...

  • The Latest: Woman, 4 grandchildren killed in Texas flooding

    1 day, 2 hours ago

    (AP) PALESTINE, Texas (AP) — The Latest on Texas flooding (all times local): 9:30 p.m. A police captain says a 64-year-old woman and four grandchildren have been killed after a creek flooded its banks in an East Texas neighborhood. Capt. James ...

  • The Latest: 2nd funeral to be held in Ohio shooting massacre

    1 day, 2 hours ago

    (AP) PIKETON, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on the shooting massacre in rural Ohio (all times local): 10 a.m. The second funeral is scheduled for a victim of the shooting massacre in rural Ohio that killed eight family members. The funeral ...

  • Probe of NYC mayor casts harsh light on lax campaign laws

    1 day, 2 hours ago

    (AP) ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A failed effort by New York City's mayor and allies to elect three Democratic state senators in 2014 is under criminal investigation for financial practices their lawyer calls both legal and common. What remains to be ...

  • Woman, 4 grandchildren killed in East Texas flooding

    1 day, 3 hours ago

    (AP) PALESTINE, Texas (AP) — A police captain says a 66-year-old woman and four grandchildren have been killed after a creek flooded its banks in an East Texas neighborhood. Capt. James Muniz of the Palestine Police Department tells The Associated Press ...

  • Police: Woman, 4 grandchildren killed by flooding in Palestine, Texas

    1 day, 3 hours ago

    (AP) PALESTINE, Texas (AP) — Police: Woman, 4 grandchildren killed by flooding in Palestine, Texas.

  • Jill Biden hosting USS Delaware keel-laying ceremony

    1 day, 4 hours ago

    (AP) NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — Jill Biden, the wife of Vice President Joe Biden, will mark the beginning of construction on the future USS Delaware submarine. As the sponsor for the Delaware, a Virginia-class attack submarine, Jill Biden is hosting ...

  • AP EXPLAINS: Why Aleppo is Syria's fiercest battleground

    1 day, 6 hours ago

    (AP) As a two-month-old cease-fire collapses and peace talks stall, the northern city of Aleppo is once again a main battlefield in Syria's devastating civil war. More than 200 people have been killed in the last nine days in airstrikes and ...

  • Colorado woman gets 100 years for cutting baby from womb

    1 day, 8 hours ago

    (AP) BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — A judge sentenced a Colorado woman who cut a baby from a stranger's womb to 100 years in prison, including the maximum penalties for attempted murder and unlawful termination of a pregnancy. Judge Maria Berkenkotter said ...

  • San Francisco chief releases racist texts, orders training

    1 day, 8 hours ago

    (AP) SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco's police chief said Friday that he has ordered that all officers finish an anti-harassment class within the next month amid a racist texting scandal that has rocked the department already dogged by fatal shootings ...

  • Rowdy Trump protests portend explosive California primary

    1 day, 10 hours ago

    (AP) BURLINGAME, Calif. (AP) — Hundreds of rowdy protesters broke through barricades and threw eggs at police outside a hotel where Donald Trump addressed the state's Republican convention. Several Trump supporters said they were roughed up but no serious injuries were ...

  • Authorities: 4 girls who ran away from Florida facility for foster children found trying to sneak back in

    1 day, 16 hours ago

    (AP) BRANDON, Fla. (AP) — Authorities: 4 girls who ran away from Florida facility for foster children found trying to sneak back in.

  • Man pleads guilty in stalking case involving Joe Arpaio

    1 day, 16 hours ago

    (AP) PHOENIX (AP) — A man has pleaded guilty to charges of trying to stalk Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio last year. Maricopa County Superior Court officials say 43-year-old Ruben Pena Jr. pleaded guilty Thursday to one count of attempted stalking ...

  • Fugitive wanted in 2 states captured in southeast Alabama

    1 day, 17 hours ago

    (AP) TROY, Ala. (AP) — Authorities say a man wanted in Alabama and Florida on multiple charges including murder has been captured in southeast Alabama. The U.S. Marshals Service says 39-year-old Raymond Pruitt was arrested Friday afternoon in Pike County after ...

  • APNewsBreak: Man shot by police had gunshot residue on hand

    1 day, 17 hours ago

    (AP) WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Wilmington police say a man fatally shot by officers while sitting in his wheelchair was armed with a revolver and had evidence of gunshot residue on his hand. The revelation came in court filings Friday by ...

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