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  • Firefighter dies in wind-fueled Northern California wildfire
    Associated Press | August 01, 2015 5:01 pm
    A firefighter evaluating a Northern California wildfire was killed by the erratic, wind-stoked blaze while he was surveying an area to decide the best way for crews to handle the flames, a U.S. Forest Service official said Saturday.
  • Ohio Gov. John Kasich says family worth between $9M and $22M
    Associated Press | August 01, 2015 3:24 pm
    Ohio Gov. John Kasich, one of more than a dozen Republicans seeking the party's presidential nomination, reports that he and his family are worth between $9 million and $22 million.
  • Bobby Brown, family mourn the late Bobbi Kristina at funeral
    Associated Press | August 01, 2015 3:08 pm
    R&B singer Bobby Brown emerged from the funeral of his daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown, staring toward the ground before lifting his head up and briefly gazing at the sky.
  • Snowball case melts; teen sues Detroit district over arrest
    Associated Press | August 01, 2015 2:40 pm
    A teenager who spent nearly 40 days in custody before a judge cleared him of throwing a dangerous snowball is suing the Detroit school district, saying his rights were violated by a malicious prosecution.
  • Q&A on possible extradition for dentist who killed lion
    Associated Press | August 01, 2015 2:36 pm
    Zimbabwe has called for an American dentist who killed a lion that was lured out of a national park and caused international outrage to be extradited and face as-yet filed charges. But it isn't clear whether Walter James Palmer, a 55-year-old from Minnesota, can be extradited or, if so, can fight having to go back to the African nation. Palmer has said he relied on his guides to ensure the hunt was legal.
  • Firefighter killed, hundreds flee as California blazes burn
    Associated Press | August 01, 2015 2:24 pm
    Blazes raging in forests and woodlands across California have taken the life of a firefighter and forced hundreds of people to flee their homes as crews continue to battle the flames from the air and the ground.
  • Steven Moffat on 'Sherlock' special; how long series can go
    Associated Press | August 01, 2015 2:16 pm
    "Sherlock" fans have grown familiar with the waiting game between TV seasons, but they may be encouraged that show-runner Steven Moffat says he could see it "going on for a long while."
  • Chief insists officer fatally shot teen in self-defense
    Associated Press | August 01, 2015 1:20 pm
    A South Carolina police chief says he will not release the name of an officer who fatally shot a 19-year-old man in a Hardee's parking lot, insisting the officer acted in self-defense.
  • 'Finding Your Roots' to return for season 3 after PBS probe
    Associated Press | August 01, 2015 1:01 pm
    "Finding Your Roots" will return for season three, but whether the celebrity genealogy series that buried an uncomfortable fact about Ben Affleck's ancestor continues after that remains in doubt, PBS' chief executive said.
  • Officials: 4th NYC person with Legionnaires' disease dies
    Associated Press | August 01, 2015 12:52 pm
    New York City health officials say a fourth person with Legionnaires' disease has died in the Bronx amid an outbreak that has resulted in dozens of cases.
  • Atlanta airport leads in number of guns found in bags
    Associated Press | August 01, 2015 12:24 pm
    Authorities say Atlanta's airport once again leads the nation in the number of guns found in carry-on bags.
  • Government investigating Harman car radios after Fiat recall
    Associated Press | August 01, 2015 11:56 am
    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has opened an investigation into Harman car radios following a recent recall of 1.4 million Fiat Chrysler cars and trucks due to a hacking vulnerability.
  • Man becomes unresponsive, dies in Dallas County jail lobby
    Associated Press | August 01, 2015 11:46 am
    Authorities say a panic-stricken man who dashed into a Dallas County jail lobby shouting that his wife was chasing him to kill him has died after being handcuffed and losing consciousness.
  • Charity Hospital replacement opens Saturday in New Orleans
    Associated Press | August 01, 2015 11:24 am
    Ten years after the levees and floodwalls broke during Hurricane Katrina and flooded New Orleans, the Big Easy finally has a full-scale public hospital again -- a new Charity hospital.
  • Tourists flock to gawk at massive highway bridge projects
    Associated Press | August 01, 2015 11:12 am
    Jockeying for a rail spot on the third-floor deck of a St. Croix River paddlewheel boat starts an hour before departure. Up there are prime views of the towering piers, protruding concrete segments and barges full of heavy equipment -- all elements of one of the biggest, most expensive bridge projects the Upper Midwest has seen.