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LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — Louisiana State Police say a trooper was shot in the head and critically injured Sunday when he tried to arrest a driver suspected of being drunk or drugged in southwest Louisiana. Here's the latest on that story (all times are local): ___ 6:15 p.m...
LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — A Louisiana state trooper was shot in the head and critically injured Sunday when he tried to stop a driver suspected of being drunk or drugged in southwest Louisiana, Louisiana State Police said. Other drivers stopped the alleged gunman and helped the...
OKANOGAN, Wash. (AP) — The massive cloud of smoke began to lift over Washington wildfires on Sunday. But as air quality improves, the fire's behavior could become more erratic and intense, fire officials said. "It's like a flue opening in a fireplace," said Suzanne Flory,...
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The prosecutor who gained national attention as a key player in the unsuccessful murder prosecution of Casey Anthony said Sunday that he committed no crime and never followed through with an affair on the cheating website, Ashley Madison. Jeff Ashton, the...
OKANOGAN, Wash. (AP) — The massive cloud of smoke is expected to lift over Washington wildfires on Sunday. But as air quality improves, the fire's behavior could become more erratic and intense, fire officials said. "It's like a flue opening in a fireplace," said Suzanne Flory,...
BARRE, Vt. (AP) — The prosecutor is drawn time and again to the parking lot where flowers and candles now mark where he tried to save a social worker's life. Going back, he says, helps him cope with the guilt he feels because he lived and she didn't. Scott Williams, who grabbed...
SWEET BRIAR, Va. (AP) — Weeks into his presidency at Sweet Briar College, Phillip C. Stone still marvels at the energy of passionate alumnae who helped save the school just a few months ago from the fate of dozens of other women's colleges: closure. But he knows without a...
LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — It's not what Bostonians want to hear: The Farmer's Almanac says another rough winter is in your stars. A year after Boston was pummeled with the snowiest winter on record, editors of the Maine-based publication have dubbed their latest forecast a "winter...
SWEET BRIAR, Va. (AP) — Students are returning to classes at Sweet Briar College, months after the women's college in the foothills of Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains seemed destined to shutter. The school's former leaders said in March the school would close under...
Shortly after the draw for the U.S. Open set up Serena Williams' path to completing a Grand Slam, she offered her...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Planned Parenthood Federation of America is defending its abortion practices and its donation...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The fabled Goodyear Blimp is retiring. But don't fret, blimp fans. That big, cigar-shaped thing...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The fabled Goodyear Blimp is retiring. But don't fret, blimp fans. That big, cigar-shaped thing...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The fabled Goodyear Blimp is retiring. But don't fret, blimp fans. That big, cigar-shaped thing...
CHICAGO (AP) — Supporters of an Illinois doctor say a disciplinary case could have a chilling effect on other...