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  • Ohio man calls cops to complain he got too high on marijuana

    4 hours, 46 minutes ago

    (AP) YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Police in Ohio say they were called to a house by a man who complained he'd gotten too high smoking marijuana. The Youngstown Vindicator ( ) reports that Austintown Township police on Friday found the 22-year-old ...

  • Judge suspended after accusation of berating, hitting lawyer

    4 hours, 57 minutes ago

    (AP) ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Supreme Court has suspended a county judge who was captured on video berating and threatening to assault a public defender. In an order released Tuesday, the court ordered Brevard County Judge John C. Murphy ...

  • Hot-air balloons hit truck, power line at Albuquerque event

    5 hours, 22 minutes ago

    (AP) ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Two hot-air balloons participating in Albuquerque, New Mexico's annual balloon festival have been involved in separate accidents, with one landing on a truck and a second striking a power line. Police Department spokesman Simon Drobik says ...

  • DA: Doctor indicted in $150M insurance fraud not in custody

    5 hours, 24 minutes ago

    (AP) LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles prosecutors say the doctor who orchestrated a $150 million insurance fraud scheme and allowed his assistant to perform surgeries is not in custody in Germany as they had previously reported. A spokeswoman for the ...

  • Trucker hauling liquid manure dies in crash; waste spills

    5 hours, 25 minutes ago

    (AP) CASTILE, N.Y. (AP) — State police say a 49-year-old man was killed when the liquid manure hauler he was driving crashed on a rural road in western New York, spilling thousands of gallons of animal waste. Troopers say Richard W. ...

  • Woman found inside portable toilet gets arrested on warrants

    5 hours, 47 minutes ago

    (AP) EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — A woman wanted on identity theft charges has been arrested in Oregon after a construction worker lifted the lid of a portable toilet to find her hiding inside. The Register-Guard reports ( ) that 27-year-old Treasure ...

  • Judge tosses conviction in infamous '90 NYC tourist killing

    5 hours, 56 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — A judge has thrown out the conviction of man who has spent a quarter-century behind bars in a notorious New York City tourist killing. The ruling means a new trial in a case that helped crystallize ...

  • Workers remove Ten Commandments from Oklahoma Capitol

    9 hours, 45 minutes ago

    (AP) OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A granite monument of the Ten Commandments that has sparked controversy since its installation on the Oklahoma Capitol grounds was moved early Tuesday to a private conservative think tank for storage. The Oklahoma Supreme Court decided ...

  • Judge throws out man's NYC conviction in 1990 death of tennis tourist, orders new trial

    6 hours ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Judge throws out man's NYC conviction in 1990 death of tennis tourist, orders new trial.

  • Woman sues after she was punched in head by officer

    6 hours, 2 minutes ago

    (AP) SAN DIEGO (AP) — A woman is suing the city of Carlsbad, California, over her July 2013 arrest, which was captured on a cellphone video and showed her being punched in the head by an officer. The San Diego Union ...

  • Philadelphia college searched after report of armed person

    6 hours, 20 minutes ago

    (AP) PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police say they are searching the Community College of Philadelphia after a report of a person with a gun. A police spokeswoman says there has been no report of a shooting or injuries, but people are being ...

  • Pumpkins available for Halloween but maybe not Thanksgiving

    7 hours, 12 minutes ago

    (AP) NEOGA, Ill. (AP) — Crop experts say there should be enough pumpkins for Halloween, but that supplies of canned pumpkin could be scarce by Thanksgiving. Illinois is the country's top pumpkin-producing state. Mohammad Babadoost is a plant pathology professor at ...

  • Image of Asia: At work in Beijing's polluted skies

    8 hours, 19 minutes ago

    (AP) In this photo by Mark Schiefelbein, window washers use cables to lower themselves from a skyscraper while working on a polluted day in Beijing. Air quality readings in the city on Tuesday were at levels considered hazardous by international measuring ...

  • Officers rescue store owner crushed by 125-pound python

    8 hours, 31 minutes ago

    (AP) NEWPORT, Ky. (AP) — The owner of a northern Kentucky reptile store is recovering after police officers pried off a 20-foot python that was crushing the man. Newport police tell local news outlets that owner Terry Wilkens was feeding the ...

  • Residents of Kentucky city petition to move Halloween

    9 hours, 4 minutes ago

    (AP) LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Hundreds of Lexington, Kentucky, residents have urged county officials to move Halloween trick-or-treating to Oct. 30 this year. The Lexington Herald-Leader ( ) reports that residents are concerned a University of Kentucky home football game and ...

  • The Latest: Federal team to study sunken cargo ship debris

    9 hours, 7 minutes ago

    (AP) JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The latest on a U.S.-based cargo ship that sank near the Bahamas and the search for crew members who were onboard. All times local: 8:15 a.m. A team from the National Transportation Safety Board was on ...

  • Michigan distributes water filters to residents of Flint

    9 hours, 18 minutes ago

    (AP) FLINT, Mich. (AP) — Residents of Flint confronting increased lead levels in children after a change in the Michigan city's water source are getting free water filters from the state along with donations of bottled water, as local officials take ...

  • Worker found dead in locked NYC hospital bathroom

    9 hours, 29 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities are investigating after a worker was found dead inside a New York City hospital bathroom days after he sought treatment for an injured finger. Family members of 44-year-old Anthony Luso said Monday they wondered how ...

  • Police: Man rapes, tortures homeless pregnant woman

    9 hours, 34 minutes ago

    (AP) DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Police in Daytona Beach have arrested a convicted sex offender after a homeless pregnant woman was tied up and tortured in a recreational vehicle. Fifty-two-year-old John Lytus remained in the Volusia County Jail on Tuesday ...

  • Stolen giant pumpkin stolen returned to South Dakota grower

    9 hours, 34 minutes ago

    (AP) SPEARFISH, S.D. (AP) — A giant pumpkin that was brazenly stolen from the yard of a residence in South Dakota has been found and returned. Matthew Murraine tells the Black Hills Pioneer ( ) that a man found his 100-pound ...

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