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COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The husband of a woman gunned down at a historic black church in Charleston with eight other people said Wednesday he won't be at peace until the man charged in the slayings is put to death. Arthur Hurd, whose wife, Cynthia, was among those killed June 17...
DENVER (AP) — Authorities say a passenger was removed from a Frontier Airlines plane at the Denver airport after she dropped to the floor of the aircraft and began kicking and screaming before the plane took off. Denver police spokesman Sonny Jackson said Wednesday the incident...
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Portland's police chief was placed on paid administrative leave this week after revelations he may have initially lied to authorities about shooting a friend in the lower back during an April 21 hunting trip in eastern Oregon. Chief Larry O'Dea stepped...
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A day after a riot erupted outside a Donald Trump rally, Albuquerque officials concluded that the mayhem had less to do with political protest than with an unruly group determined to use the event to sow disorder. Some participants openly admitted that...
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on a church shooting in Charleston about a year ago that left nine black members dead (all times local): 4:55 p.m. A South Carolina state senator gunned down during Bible study at the Charleston church where he was pastor has been honored with a...
KENNETT SQUARE, Pa. (AP) — The former owner of a horse adopted by Jon Stewart and his wife says the animal was not shot with paintballs but was instead used as a canvas at children's finger-painting parties. Doreen Weston says the white mare known as Lily was never injured by a...
DODGE CITY, Kan. (AP) — Western Kansas survey crews took advantage of calm conditions Wednesday to assess damage from severe weather that swept through the Great Plains, and the National Weather Service said more storms could be on the horizon. Weather service meteorologist...
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley has signed legislation outlawing most abortions at 20 weeks beyond fertilization. The law took effect Wednesday with the Republican governor's signature. The only exceptions are if the mother's life is in jeopardy or a doctor...
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Is Hulk Hogan's courtroom cage match with Gawker being bankrolled by a high-tech billionaire with a grudge against the news-and-gossip site? Two months after Hogan won a $140 million invasion-of-privacy verdict against Gawker for posting a sex tape of...
NEW YORK (AP) — A restaurant considered by many to be New York City's original power lunch spot has found a new...
NEW YORK (AP) — A restaurant considered by many to be New York City's original power lunch spot has found a new...
CHARLESTON (AP) — The Cahokia Comanches have won a record sixth consecutive Illinois Class 2A boys' Track and...
DALLAS (AP) — New Orleans Pelicans rookie Bryce Dejean-Jones was fatally shot after breaking down the door to a...