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    Amish woman, baby among 4 hurt when car struck buggy in Ohio

    FREDERICKTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say an Amish woman was critically injured and three other people were hurt when a car struck a horse-drawn buggy in rural Ohio. The four injured also included a baby. State Highway Patrol says the crash occurred Monday night in the village of Fredericktown, about 45 miles northeast of Columbus. […]
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    Officials: NY boy, 9, was fatally shot by brother, 10

    SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — New York authorities say a 9-year-old boy fatally shot inside his family’s Syracuse home was hit by a bullet fired by his older brother from a gun illegally owned by the boys’ father. The Onondaga County District Attorney’s Office says Shaleek Carrears died early Monday morning after being shot by his […]
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    Shark attack on seal at crowded beach caught on video

    ORLEANS, Mass. (AP) — A shark attack on a seal at a Cape Cod beach sent beachgoers scrambling, and surfers a few yards away had to frantically swim to shore. No people were hurt during Monday afternoon’s attack at Nauset Beach, which came as the beach was crowded with people, many there to watch the […]
  • FILE - In this March 17, 2013, file photo, Nathaniel Richmond, father of Ma'Lik Richmond, apologizes to the victim and her family after his son and co-defendant Trent Mays, were found delinquent on rape and other charges after their trial in juvenile court in Steubenville, Ohio. A prosecutor said Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, that Nathaniel Richmond was the man who shot and wounded Jefferson County Judge Joseph Bruzzese. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, Pool) National News

    Sheriff: Video shows judge’s shooting outside courthouse

    STEUBENVILLE, Ohio (AP) — A sheriff says the man who shot a judge outside an Ohio courthouse drove to a neighboring bank, walked quickly toward him from a parked car and fired, and the judge returned fire. Jefferson County Sheriff Fred Abdalla says surveillance video captured the scene Monday in Steubenville (STOO’-behn-vihl). The suspect, 51-year-old […]
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    South Carolina utility sees interest in reactors; no cash

    MONCKS CORNER, S.C. (AP) — The state-owned utility Santee Cooper in South Carolina says it’s heard from two companies interested in its share of a now-abandoned nuclear project, but neither company has made a firm offer. Santee Cooper CEO Lonnie Carter told The Post and Courier of Charleston he doesn’t think either company will join […]
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    Police: Human remains found buried at NYC construction site

    NEW YORK (AP) — Police in New York City have opened an investigation after human remains were unearthed at a construction site near a psychiatric hospital. Police say workers were doing sewer repair work at the Brooklyn construction site when they found remains 13 feet (4 meters) below the surface Monday afternoon. Investigators say workers […]
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    Cops: Man arrested for trying to punch police horse in face

    WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — Police say a Massachusetts man was arrested during a weekend festival after he attempted to punch a police horse in the face. Authorities said Monday that the 59-year-old Worcester (WUS’-tur) man was arrested Saturday at Worcester’s Latin American Festival. Police say he tried to walk through a group of mounted officers […]
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    Jury selection for US senator’s corruption trial underway

    NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The final stage of jury selection for next month’s corruption trial of U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez of New Jersey gets underway in Newark. Attorneys will question potential jurors Tuesday. A panel of 12 jurors and four alternates could be seated by the end of the week. The Democrat was charged in […]
  • Protesters yell during the Charlottesville City Council meeting Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, in Charlottesville, Va. Anger boiled over at the first Charlottesville City Council meeting since a white nationalist rally in the city descended into violent chaos, with some residents screaming and cursing at councilors Monday night and calling for their resignations. (Andrew Shurtleff/The Daily Progress via AP) National News

    Charlottesville to cover Confederate statues in black fabric

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Charlottesville, Virginia, is planning to cover the statues of Confederate Gens. Robert E. Lee and Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson in black fabric. The Daily Progress reports the city council voted unanimously early Tuesday to shroud the statues in fabric to represent the city’s mourning of Heather Heyer. The 32-year-old woman was killed […]
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    Town official apologizes for posting racist slur on Facebook

    DUDLEY, Mass. (AP) — An official in a Massachusetts town has publicly apologized after posting a racist slur on Facebook in the wake of the deadly violence at a white nationalist rally in Virginia. The Telegram & Gazette reports (http://bit.ly/2imxHhD ) that Dudley Highway Superintendent Daniel Gion apologized at a selectmen’s meeting Monday for what […]