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  • Police: Man confesses to throwing infant against wall

    35 minutes ago

    (AP) CINCINNATI (AP) — An Ohio man who authorities say confessed to fatally throwing an 8-month-old boy against a wall has pleaded not guilty to charges. The Cincinnati Enquirer reports 33-year-old Domynyk Gilliam was arrested Thursday by Colerain Township police. He ...

  • The Latest: 2 arrested linked to suspect in police killing

    43 minutes ago

    (AP) HONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on the search for a suspect who allegedly shot and killed a Hawaii police officer (all times local): 10:55 a.m. Police say a tip that a man suspected of killing a Hawaii police officer was ...

  • Armored dinosaur with spiky head unveiled at Utah museum

    53 minutes ago

    (AP) SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A dinosaur that was covered in bony armor from its spiky head to its clubbed tail has been unveiled at a museum in Utah, where the species was discovered. The ankylosaur was a squat plant-eater ...

  • Work on NYC tunnels complete 6 years after Superstorm Sandy

    1 hour, 59 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Work to restore and upgrade New York City's Hugh L. Carey and Queens Midtown tunnels has wrapped up six years after they were badly damaged during Superstorm Sandy. Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo and other elected officials ...

  • Disgusting flooding inundates S Carolina's coastal gem again

    4 hours, 15 minutes ago

    (AP) CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Like it does nearly every week now, flood water likely tainted with fecal matter rushed over the streets Friday in South Carolina's largest city. It was among the worst flooding Charleston has seen in recent years, ...

  • Israel carries out airstrikes after Palestinians fire shots from Gaza's border, killing at least three Hamas fighters

    4 hours, 17 minutes ago

    (AP) GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israel carries out airstrikes after Palestinians fire shots from Gaza's border, killing at least three Hamas fighters.

  • Woman gives birth in Chick-fil-A bathroom, baby gets perks

    4 hours, 25 minutes ago

    (AP) SAN ANTONIO, Texas (AP) — A baby girl is guaranteed food for life — and a job — after her mother gave birth in a Chick-fil-A bathroom. Falon Griffin was having contractions when she and her husband stopped at the ...

  • 2 arrested after officer killed in Hawaii, shooter sought

    4 hours, 27 minutes ago

    (AP) HONOLULU (AP) — Authorities in Hawaii say two associates of a man suspected of killing a Big Island police officer have been arrested but the shooter remains at large. Police said Friday the arrests were made during a manhunt prompted ...

  • The Latest: Forecasters: Iowa hit by at least 5 tornadoes

    4 hours, 47 minutes ago

    (AP) DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Latest on the swarm of destructive tornadoes that swept through central Iowa (all times local): 12:05 p.m. Forecasters say at least five tornadoes touched down as an unexpected swarm of destructive storms hit central ...

  • Community volunteers to patrol park that hosted fatal fight

    4 hours, 48 minutes ago

    (AP) LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — A community group is volunteering to patrol the Maine park where a man was beaten to death. The project, known as "Peace in the Park," is the latest in a series of attempts the city of ...

  • Police: Reckless groundhog hunter nearly shoots joggers

    4 hours, 49 minutes ago

    (AP) EPHRATA, Pa. (AP) — Police in Pennsylvania say a man attempting to eradicate groundhogs from his leased land nearly shot two passing joggers with a stray bullet. The two women say they were out for a run July 11 in ...

  • Grand jury indicts man accused of killing 5 in newsroom

    5 hours, 4 minutes ago

    (AP) ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A grand jury has leveled 23 charges against a man accused of killing five people in a mass shooting at a Maryland newsroom. In a news release Friday, Anne Arundel County State's Attorney Wes Adams announced ...

  • Trump's ex-lawyer Cohen and Rev. Al Sharpton meet 'n tweet

    5 hours, 46 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen and the Rev. Al Sharpton have met to renew a long acquaintance — and they've made a point of letting the public know. Both tweeted about their Friday ...

  • Mayor of North Dakota's tiniest town dies

    5 hours, 49 minutes ago

    (AP) RUSO, N.D. (AP) — The man considered instrumental in keeping North Dakota's tiniest town alive has died, likely putting an end to the municipality with a population that can be counted on one hand. The Minot Daily News reports that ...

  • Immigrant parents have trouble reaching separated children

    5 hours, 54 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Immigrant parents who were separated from their children under President Donald Trump's zero tolerance policy for illegal border crossings are struggling to communicate with their sons and daughters. In many cases, phone calls are the only ...

  • NYC releases documents connected to Central Park 5 case

    6 hours, 9 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — New York City has started releasing about 100,000 pages of documents connected to the notorious case of the five men whose convictions for raping and beating a Central Park jogger were overturned after they served more ...

  • Correction: Young Entrepreneur-Minnesota story

    6 hours, 27 minutes ago

    (AP) MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — In a story July 18 about a Minneapolis teenager's hot-dog stand, The Associated Press misidentified the agency that helped Jaequan Faulkner get his stand properly permitted. It was the Minneapolis Department of Health, not the Minnesota Department ...

  • The Latest: Crews assess damage after Iowa tornadoes

    6 hours, 28 minutes ago

    (AP) DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Latest on the swarm of destructive tornadoes that swept through central Iowa (all times local): 10:20 a.m. Crews are assessing damage after a surprise swarm of tornadoes swept through central Iowa and damaged numerous ...

  • Charges filed in Minnesota over City Council brawl

    6 hours, 29 minutes ago

    (AP) THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. (AP) — Charges have been filed against two City Council members in Minnesota who were involved in a knockdown, chair-swinging brawl during a discussion about a children's splash pad. The Pennington County attorney has charged Joshua ...

  • Teen arrested in vandalism at Navy SEAL memorial site

    6 hours, 29 minutes ago

    (AP) LAKE RONKONKOMA, N.Y. (AP) — A teenager who police say vandalized a stone memorial in New York commemorating a Navy SEAL killed in Afghanistan has been arrested. Suffolk County police say a 14-year-old boy was arrested early Friday in the ...

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