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  • Another black church in South Carolina burns; cause unknown
    Associated Press | June 30, 2015 9:56 pm
    An African-American church in South Carolina that was burned down by the Ku Klux Klan in 1995 caught fire again Tuesday night, though authorities said it was too soon to say what caused the latest blaze, which broke out on a night of frequent storms. No one was believed to be inside at the time.
  • Fire crews make gains against damaging Washington wildfire
    Associated Press | June 30, 2015 9:12 pm
    Surveying the smoldering ruins of his upscale home in this central Washington city, Vern Smith pointed to what had been his garage.
  • Federal judge rules Maui County ban on GMO crops invalid
    Associated Press | June 30, 2015 9:10 pm
    A federal judge ruled Tuesday that a Maui County ban on the cultivation of genetically engineered crops is pre-empted by federal and state law and invalid.
  • Hawaii lawmaker assaulted at homeless camp
    Associated Press | June 30, 2015 9:00 pm
    A Hawaii state lawmaker has a gash near his right eye and bruised ribs after being assaulted at a Honolulu homeless camp.
  • Official: Prison chief, 11 others put on leave after escape
    Associated Press | June 30, 2015 7:56 pm
    The superintendent at the prison where two killers broke out has been placed on leave along with his security chief and 10 other staff members amid an internal investigation into how the inmates pulled it off, a state official said Tuesday.
  • Hawaii lawmaker assaulted at homeless camp
    Associated Press | June 30, 2015 7:56 pm
    A Hawaii state lawmaker is recovering from injuries after being assaulted at a homeless camp in Honolulu.
  • Chicago schools make pension payment; 1,400 jobs 'impacted'
    Associated Press | June 30, 2015 7:16 pm
    The interim CEO of Chicago Public Schools said Tuesday 1,400 jobs will be "impacted" after Illinois lawmakers failed to provide relief and the financially struggling district had to borrow money to make a $634 million contribution to its teacher pension funds.
  • Authorities: Gay slur carved into Utah man's arm was staged
    Associated Press | June 30, 2015 6:40 pm
    A man who reported someone beat him and carved a homophobic slur into his arm staged the attacks, authorities in rural Utah said Tuesday.
  • Plea deal appears to be in works for ex-California senator
    Associated Press | June 30, 2015 6:37 pm
    A former California state senator charged in a sweeping organized crime and public corruption case centered in San Francisco's Chinatown may have reached a plea deal with federal prosecutors.
  • Investigator: Removal of Alaska plane wreckage weeks away
    Associated Press | June 30, 2015 6:32 pm
    It could be weeks before the wreckage of a sightseeing plane that crashed in steep, rugged terrain in southeast Alaska, killing nine people, is recovered.
  • Widow of prominent Ky. defense lawyer sues over his killing
    Associated Press | June 30, 2015 6:04 pm
    A prominent Kentucky defense lawyer's widow is suing psychiatrists and a hospital over their treatment of a patient who pleaded guilty but mentally ill in the lawyer's fatal shooting last year.
  • Service honors last of 9 Charleston church shooting victims
    Associated Press | June 30, 2015 5:48 pm
    Public officials paid tribute to longtime pastor Daniel L. Simmons Sr. in the last of the services for the nine victims of a shooting at a predominantly black Charleston church.
  • Singer caught in property dispute between nuns, archdiocese
    Associated Press | June 30, 2015 5:32 pm
    Katy Perry is caught in a property dispute between a group of elderly nuns and the Los Angeles Archdiocese over who owns a hilltop convent overlooking Hollywood. The singer is named in a recent lawsuit over the scenic property in the Los Feliz neighborhood.
  • Democrats propose 1-month budget; Rauner ready to nix it
    Associated Press | June 30, 2015 5:24 pm
    Illinois Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner appeared ready Tuesday to reject a Democratic proposal aimed at keeping state services functioning for another month, leaving the state without a way to pay bills and leading to questions about what will happen Wednesday morning.
  • At last, de Blasio takes off gloves and hits back at Cuomo
    Associated Press | June 30, 2015 5:16 pm
    Mayor Bill de Blasio, who 18 months ago in his inaugural address pledged to stand "shoulder to shoulder" with his one-time boss and friend of more than two decades Gov. Andrew Cuomo, revised his opinion of him on Tuesday in a highly unusual and extraordinarily personal news conference.
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