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  • Police say Long Island couple dead in murder-suicide

    ELMONT, N.Y. (AP) — Police say a husband and wife have died in a murder-suicide on Long Island. Nassau County police responded to a 911 call reporting shots fired in Elmont around 11:30 a.m. Saturday. The officers found a man and woman with gunshot wounds. Both were pronounced dead at the scene. Investigators believe 31-year-old […]
  • Manhunt underway after fatal Tennessee robberies

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Police in Tennessee are looking for two men who they believe could be responsible for a string of recent robberies and shootings in the Nashville area. News outlets report that a surveillance image released Friday shows a man standing outside a small, dark Chevrolet. Authorities believe the man was involved in […]
  • The Latest: US says man was arrested on outstanding warrant

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the arrest by immigration agents of a man as he drove his wife to the hospital so she could give birth (all times local): 4:15 p.m. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement says that the California man who was arrested by its agents as he drove his wife to […]
  • Colorado legislative aide punished for Putin portrait prank

    DENVER (AP) — An adviser to a Democratic legislative leader in Colorado has been punished for helping a progressive group put a picture of Russian President Vladimir Putin on brief display at the state capitol building near a spot reserved for a portrait of President Donald Trump. The prank, which made international news, happened in […]
  • Grand Canyon road closed because of wildfire is reopening

    GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. (AP) — Grand Canyon National Park is reopening a scenic road to a North Rim vista that was closed Aug. 4 because of a lightning-caused wildfire. Park officials said the Cape Royal road would be reopened Saturday evening along with some of the trails that also were closed. Officials say […]
  • Deputies: Dad, daughter arrested for dealing drugs to teens

    CUMMING, Ga. (AP) — A man and his teenage daughter are in custody after Georgia deputies said the two were dealing drugs. News outlets report 51-year-old Daniel Williams and his 17-year-old daughter are being held without bond on numerous drug-related charges. It was unknown if either is represented by an attorney who could speak on […]
  • Sheriff: Shooting at football game unrelated to school

    WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a shooting outside a Florida high school football game in which two men were wounded had nothing to do with school or the game. Palm Beach County Sheriff Ric Bradshaw said at a news conference Saturday that the adult victims were not students and both happened to […]
  • Inmate runs crack cocaine operation from inside prison

    CRANSTON, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island inmate has been running a crack cocaine distribution ring from inside prison. Agents from the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and the Rhode Island ATF Task Force say they arrested four people involved in the drug ring, including 29-year-old James Gomes, an inmate at the […]
  • Donation jar for slain girl’s family stolen; woman arrested

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say they have arrested a woman caught on video surveillance camera stealing a jar full of donations intended to help the family of a 7-year-old Florida girl slain in gun crossfire. The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office said the jar containing about $600 was taken from a restaurant near the site where […]
  • Hunter suffers minor injuries in Utah mountain lion attack

    KAMAS, Utah (AP) — Utah authorities say a bow hunter suffered minor chest and leg injuries when he was attacked by a mountain lion that stalked him and his father before and after the attack. Division of Wildlife Resources spokesman Phil Douglas says the attack happened Saturday in mountains near Kamas, east of Salt Lake […]