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  • Police make arrest in slayings of 4 in Kentucky

    58 minutes ago

    (AP) LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Authorities have charged a man with killing his parents, his sister and an acquaintance nearly a week after the four were found shot to death in southwestern Kentucky. Kentucky State Police Sgt. Dean Patterson said Friday ...

  • 88-year-old Missouri man charged with killing wife

    58 minutes ago

    (AP) COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — An 88-year-old central Missouri man has been charged with fatally stabbing his 86-year-old wife. The Columbia Daily Tribune reports (http://bit.ly/1nY5Gd2 ) Donald Marvin Rowland was charged Friday with first-degree murder and armed criminal action. The Boone ...

  • APNewsBreak: Mexico judge orders release of Marine

    2 hours, 2 minutes ago

    (AP) SAN DIEGO (AP) — A Mexican judge has ordered the immediate release of a jailed U.S. Marine veteran who spent eight months behind bars for crossing the border with loaded guns. Family spokesman Jonathan Franks told The Associated Press on ...

  • APNewsBreak: Judge orders release of jailed Marine

    2 hours, 8 minutes ago

    (AP) SAN DIEGO (AP) — A Mexican judge has ordered the immediate release of a jailed U.S. Marine veteran who spent eight months behind bars for crossing the border with loaded guns. Family spokesman Jonathan Franks told The Associated Press on ...

  • Mexican judge orders immediate release of jailed US Marine, family spokesman says

    2 hours, 18 minutes ago

    (AP) SAN DIEGO (AP) — Mexican judge orders immediate release of jailed US Marine, family spokesman says.

  • Lake Michigan waves slam Chicago lakeshore

    2 hours, 39 minutes ago

    (AP) CHICAGO (AP) — Winds gusting up to 65 mph caused Lake Michigan waves to slam into the Chicago shoreline, sending water onto part of Lake Shore Drive. The waves slowed traffic and prompted the cancellation of a Halloween attraction. Parts ...

  • Judge won't close hearing in Islamic State case

    3 hours, 13 minutes ago

    (AP) CHICAGO (AP) — A federal judge on Friday denied a government request to partially close a detention hearing for a 19-year-old suburban Chicago man who authorities say violated U.S. law by trying to travel to Syria to join Islamic State ...

  • Shooting recordings released: 'We need aid ASAP'

    3 hours, 15 minutes ago

    (AP) SEATTLE (AP) — As police raced to a Washington state high school last week in response to reports of a possible shooter, they faced the daunting task of trying to secure a maze of buildings that make up the sprawling ...

  • AP Top U.S. News At 6:53 p.m. EDT

    3 hours, 31 minutes ago

    (AP) Spacecraft for tourists explodes on test flight Space tourism rocket crash stirs mixed emotions Judge rejects attempt to isolate nurse Ashes from Ebola victim's apartment in limbo Attorney wants UVa abduction suspect evaluated Ex-band member guilty in drum major's hazing ...

  • Republicans take big lead in Colorado early voting

    3 hours, 38 minutes ago

    (AP) DENVER (AP) — Republicans are taking a big lead in early voting in Colorado. A report from the Secretary of State on Friday showed that 104,000 more Republicans than Democrats had cast their ballots as the state conducts its first ...

  • Police release recordings from school shooting

    3 hours, 44 minutes ago

    (AP) SEATTLE (AP) — Newly released police dispatch recordings from a deadly Washington state high school shooting reveal the difficulties law enforcement faced as they tried to secure a sprawling campus. The recordings show that one officer was inside the Marysville-Pilchuck ...

  • Students isolated as expulsion alternative

    4 hours, 6 minutes ago

    (AP) DENVER (AP) — A Colorado school superintendent said Friday he will keep disciplining students by placing them in isolated, 4-by-6-foot rooms to study during school hours as an alternative to expulsion and as a way to reduce a high dropout ...

  • Jury: Death penalty for couple's hammer killings

    4 hours, 7 minutes ago

    (AP) AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A man who was convicted of beating his girlfriend's parents to death with a sledgehammer should be executed, a jury said Friday. After hearing arguments from prosecutors and defense lawyers, the Summit County jury that convicted ...

  • NTSB: Kansas plane drifted to left before crashing

    4 hours, 34 minutes ago

    (AP) WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The National Transportation Safety Board says six eyewitness have reported that a small plane drifted to the left side of the runway after taking off from a Kansas airport, then made a steep left bank before ...

  • 2 arrested as people flock to Hawaii lava

    4 hours, 39 minutes ago

    (AP) PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — Two Hawaii residents have been arrested for trespassing to see lava amid growing interest from people eager to witness the slow-moving flow. Hawaii County police saw a man and a woman on county property Thursday taking ...

  • Kansas urges judge not to rule on gay marriage

    5 hours, 18 minutes ago

    (AP) KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas attorney general's office has argued that a federal court should not weigh in on the state's gay marriage ban until the Kansas Supreme Court has reviewed it. Assistant Attorney General Steve Fabert on ...

  • Marine's lawyers seek new judge in war crime case

    5 hours, 41 minutes ago

    (AP) CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. (AP) — Attorneys for a Marine sergeant being retried on a murder charge in a major Iraq war crime case have asked a judge to remove himself, saying he's incapable of being impartial and objective. The judge, ...

  • 2 Arizona officers killed in car crashes this week

    5 hours, 51 minutes ago

    (AP) CHANDLER, Ariz. (AP) — A suburban Phoenix officer was fatally injured Friday when he was hit by a suspected drunken driver, becoming the second officer from the Chandler Police Department to be killed in motorcycle crashes this week. Officer David ...

  • Murder charge dropped in prayer group death

    5 hours, 53 minutes ago

    (AP) KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri prosecutor has dropped charges against a former suburban Kansas City man who confessed to killing the wife of his prayer group leader. Jackson County prosecutor Jean Peters Baker said Friday that her office ...

  • 'Grim Reaper' attacks woman in California home

    6 hours, 9 minutes ago

    (AP) VISTA, Calif. (AP) — A San Diego County woman has been attacked and stabbed in her home by an intruder dressed as the Grim Reaper on Halloween. U-T San Diego (http://bit.ly/1G37ibb ) says a woman in Vista told sheriff's deputies ...

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