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  • Teen struck by stray bullet during parking spot argument

    1 hour, 29 minutes ago

    (AP) CHICAGO (AP) — Police say a 16-year-old girl was shot in the chest by a stray bullet during an argument over a parking space on Chicago's South Side. Police say the teen was listed in serious condition at a hospital ...

  • Man killed, 5 wounded in party shooting; motive unknown

    1 hour, 30 minutes ago

    (AP) PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A shooting at a graduation party in Philadelphia has left a man dead and five other people wounded, authorities said. It's not yet known what sparked the shooting, which occurred around 10 p.m. Sunday. Police say about ...

  • 1 of 2 blamed in deadly California warehouse fire to testify

    1 hour, 31 minutes ago

    (AP) OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — One of two men blamed for a warehouse fire that killed 36 people in the San Francisco Bay Area two years ago will get a chance to testify in court. Max Harris is scheduled to take ...

  • Shark bites child in third North Carolina attack this season

    2 hours, 43 minutes ago

    (AP) BALD HEAD ISLAND, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina officials say a shark bit an 8-year-old boy in what is now the third attack this season along the North Carolina coast. News outlets report the boy was swimming in open water ...

  • Millionaire to be sentenced for deadly fire above tunnels

    3 hours, 15 minutes ago

    (AP) ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) — A wealthy stock trader awaits sentencing for his conviction in the fiery death of a man who was helping him secretly dig tunnels for a nuclear bunker beneath a Maryland home. Daniel Beckwitt faces a maximum ...

  • Buttigieg returns to South Bend after man killed by police

    4 hours, 55 minutes ago

    (AP) SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Authorities say a man has died after a shooting involving a police officer in South Bend, the Indiana city where Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg is mayor. Buttigieg said he changed his campaign schedule to ...

  • Democrat Cal Cunningham enters North Carolina Senate race

    5 hours, 57 minutes ago

    (AP) RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A former state senator tells The Associated Press he's running for the U.S. Senate seat held by Republican incumbent Thom Tillis. Democrat Cal Cunningham had been campaigning for lieutenant governor in North Carolina, but he announced ...

  • Woman accused of false abduction report to appear in court

    6 hours, 50 minutes ago

    (AP) CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia woman is due in court on a charge of falsely reporting to police that an Egyptian man tried to kidnap her daughter from a shopping mall. The Huntington Herald-Dispatch reports 24-year-old Santana Renee ...

  • Overflowing Great Lakes pose new threat for endangered bird

    10 hours, 36 minutes ago

    (AP) GLEN HAVEN, Mich. (AP) — Peering through a spotting scope mounted on a tripod, researcher Alice Van Zoeren notices a piping plover skittering across a sandy, pebble-strewn Lake Michigan beach and hopping into a nest, swapping places with its mate. ...

  • AP News in Brief at 12:04 a.m. EDT

    12 hours, 1 minute ago

    (AP) Hong Kong police clear streets as protesters move to park HONG KONG (AP) — Protesters in Hong Kong left the streets, averting possible clashes Monday after haggling for hours with police by moving to areas near the city's government headquarters. ...

  • Today in History

    12 hours ago

    (AP) Today in History Today is Monday, June 17, the 168th day of 2019. There are 197 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On June 17, 1994, after leading police on a slow-speed chase on Southern California freeways, ...

  • Man arrested for trespassing at Ocasio-Cortez's office

    13 hours, 31 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities have arrested a man who they say set off a fire extinguisher while at a building where Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has one of her district offices. The New York Police Department says officers responded to ...

  • Experts: Humpback whale in San Francisco Bay appears ill

    16 hours, 4 minutes ago

    (AP) SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A humpback whale that has become an unusual presence in San Francisco Bay may be ill. The San Francisco Chronicle reported Friday that the humpback has remained in the waters near Alameda for more than two ...

  • Former Maine governor has a new job _ tending bar

    21 hours, 3 minutes ago

    (AP) BOOTHBAY HARBOR, Maine (AP) — Former Republican Gov. Paul LePage's wife won't be the only one in their family spending the summer working at a restaurant. LePage will be joining her as a bartender. McSeagulls Restaurant owner Jeff Stoddard said ...

  • Father dies trying to rescue his toddler from Minnesota lake

    21 hours, 53 minutes ago

    (AP) DETROIT LAKES, Minn. (AP) — Authorities say a father died while trying to save his 3-year-old child who fell from a bridge into a northwestern Minnesota lake. The Becker County sheriff's office says Christopher Franklin Nicholas Schultz jumped into Detroit ...

  • A Utah veteran turning 101 gets over 5,000 birthday cards

    23 hours, 52 minutes ago

    (AP) OREM, Utah (AP) — When John Frey's family requested 101 birthday cards to celebrate the World War II veteran's 101st birthday in Utah, they were expecting to get 500 at most. At a celebration on June 8, a day after ...

  • Swastika found at cemetery where WWII soldiers are buried

    1 day ago

    (AP) JACKSON, Mich. (AP) — A swastika has been found in a Jackson County cemetery where World War II soldiers are buried. Jackson Mayor Derek Dobies has reported the vandalism at the Mount Evergreen Cemetery to the police department. Authorities believe ...

  • Police say 4 family members shot to death in West Des Moines

    1 day ago

    (AP) WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Police are investigating the fatal shootings of four family members whose bodies were found in their Iowa home. The Des Moines Register reports that the bodies were discovered Saturday morning by relatives who were ...

  • Alabama orders 'chemical castration' of some child molesters

    1 day, 3 hours ago

    (AP) MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Some Alabama sex offenders who abuse young children will have to undergo "chemical castration" while on parole, under a new law, but the requirement has prompted legal concerns and it appears to be rarely used in ...

  • 4 years in, Trump fondly recalls Trump Tower campaign launch

    1 day, 3 hours ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — It was the escalator ride that would change history. Four years ago on Sunday, Donald Trump descended through the pink marble and brass atrium of Trump Tower to announce his candidacy for president , the first ...

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