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  • Strong emotions as Obama visits grieving Oregon town
    Associated Press | October 09, 2015 8:17 pm
    Gun-rights activists and others gave voice to strong emotions when President Barack Obama came to meet privately with grieving families whose loved ones were killed on a college campus in Roseburg, Oregon.
  • Judge refuses to throw out defamation suit against Cosby
    Associated Press | October 09, 2015 8:12 pm
    A defamation lawsuit brought against Bill Cosby by three women who say he sexually abused them decades ago can move forward, a federal judge in Massachusetts ruled Friday, delivering a legal blow to the comedian as he attempts to defend himself against accusations of sexual assault by dozens of women.
  • Future of New York City mass transit hinges on funding fight
    Associated Press | October 09, 2015 8:08 pm
    The New York subway system was a gleaming symbol of American ingenuity when it opened in 1904. Now it rattles along past aging stops, controlled by cloth-insulated electrical wiring and signal devices almost as old as the tunnels themselves.
  • Shark bites surfer on Oahu's North Shore
    Associated Press | October 09, 2015 7:48 pm
    A 25-year-old Oahu man has been bitten by a shark while surfing on Oahu's North Shore.
  • Police: Trio used stolen gun to rob, kill 2 in California
    Associated Press | October 09, 2015 7:40 pm
    Three young transients used a handgun that was stolen from an unlocked car to rob and kill a backpacking Canadian tourist in Golden Gate Park in San Francisco and then a yoga instructor two days later on a hiking trail north of the city, authorities said.
  • Honolulu clearing final blocks of major homeless camp
    Associated Press | October 09, 2015 7:28 pm
    Honolulu officials began the final sweeps of what was one of the largest homeless encampments in the nation, tearing down structures that have been home to some for over a year.
  • Obama says 'it's about the families' after Oregon meeting
    Associated Press | October 09, 2015 7:20 pm
    President Barack Obama, faced with protests over his meeting Friday with victims of an Oregon shooting, held to his view that something must be done about deadly gun crimes. But given the freshness of the week-old tragedy, he said, "Today, it's about the families."
  • Obama stumps for Sen. Murray in Washington state
    Associated Press | October 09, 2015 7:16 pm
    President Barack Obama looked toward the 2016 elections Friday evening, stumping for Democratic Sen. Patty Murray with a fundraiser in Washington state.
  • 1 fatally shot at Texas Southern University housing complex
    Associated Press | October 09, 2015 6:44 pm
    A student was killed and another person was wounded during a shooting outside a Texas Southern University student-housing complex on Friday, and police have detained two men for questioning, authorities said.
  • 1 student killed, 3 wounded at Arizona campus during fight
    Associated Press | October 09, 2015 6:41 pm
    An overnight brawl between two groups of students escalated into gun violence Friday when a freshman at Northern Arizona University opened fire on four fraternity members, killing one and wounding three.
  • US airman's condition upgraded as he recovers from stabbing
    Associated Press | October 09, 2015 6:36 pm
    A U.S. airman hailed as a hero for helping thwart a European terror attack was upgraded from serious to fair condition Friday as he recovered from three stab wounds suffered in a late-night attack near a bar, UC Davis Medical Center officials said Friday, indicating that his vital signs are stable and normal and he is conscious.
  • The Latest: Callers frantic in reports on Arizona shooting
    Associated Press | October 09, 2015 6:36 pm
    The latest on the shooting at Northern Arizona University (all times local):
  • California governor OKs medical marijuana regulations
    Associated Press | October 09, 2015 6:32 pm
    A trio of bills aimed at bringing order and oversight to California's medical marijuana industry nearly 20 years after the state led the nation in legalizing pot for medical use won Gov. Jerry Brown's signature, his office said Friday.
  • New Orleans mayor, sheriff meet over prisoner dispute
    Associated Press | October 09, 2015 6:16 pm
    New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu and Orleans Parish Sheriff Marlin Gusman had little to say after meeting Friday in a federal judge's chambers to discuss their long-running differences over Gusman's management of the city's jail.
  • Anti-violence programs shut down as Chicago shootings climb
    Associated Press | October 09, 2015 6:04 pm
    Captured in a documentary that brought national attention to Chicago's violence, CeaseFire deployed former gang members and felons to intervene in feuds that too often ended in fatal gunfire on the city's streets.