Thursday, July 20, 2017

National

Assistant Police Chief Medaria Arradondo and Mayor Betsy Hodges address the latest developments in the death of Justine Damond, Tuesday, July 18, 2017, in Minneapolis, Minn.

BY AMY FORLITI MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The partner of a Minneapolis police officer who shot and killed an Australian woman who had called 911 told investigators he was startled by ...

BY ADAM BEAM FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kathy Holbrook was at home one night last year when she started having chest pains, so the 63-year-old former office manager drove to ...
A rare blue lobster caught by local lobsterman, Greg Ward, is on display at the Seacoast Science Center in Rye, N.H., on Tuesday, July 18, 2017.

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire lobsterman has joined an elite club after catching a rare blue lobster. The Portsmouth Herald reports Greg Ward initially thought he had snagged ...
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BY FRANK ELTMAN CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. (AP) — At least a dozen alleged members of the MS-13 street gang have been arrested on murder charges following a spate of bloodshed ...
In this July 26, 2016, photo taken by Zoe Chandra, Alison Chandra and her son, Ethan, 3, both of Middlesex, N.J., pose for a photo in Middlesex.

BY JAMES ANDERSON and CARLA K. JOHNSON DENVER (AP) — One American was able to afford her toddler’s latest heart operation. Another had the means to go back to college ...
In this Jan. 11, 2016 file photo, Salem State University history professor Emerson Baker walks through an area known as Proctor's Ledge that he and a team of researchers said is the exact site where innocent people were hanged during the 1692 witch trials in Salem, Mass.

SALEM, Mass. (AP) — Five women targeted in the Salem witch trials in Massachusetts are being remembered on the 325th anniversary of their hangings. Salem and Danvers are holding ceremonies ...
The muddy water was much lower near the Water Wheel recreation area where victims were caught in a flash flood along the banks of the East Verde River Monday, July 17, 2017, in Payson, Arizona.

BY ANITA SNOW and ANGIE WANG TONTO NATIONAL FOREST, Ariz. (AP) — The search for a man who was swept away in a flash flood that killed nine others at ...
A firefighter sprays water on a back fire while battling the wildfires near Mariposa, Calif., on Tuesday, July 18, 2017.

BY SCOTT SMITH and SCOTT SONNER FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — As wildfires rage throughout the western U.S., one California blaze in the rugged mountains outside of Yosemite National Park destroyed ...
In this Sept. 27, 2016, file photo, FAA Air Traffic Controllers work in the Dulles International Airport Air Traffic Control Tower in Sterling, Va.

BY KEVIN FREKING WASHINGTON (AP) — A plan to privatize the nation’s air traffic control operations has hit turbulence in the House, raising questions about whether one of President Donald ...
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BY JENNIFER KAY and CURT ANDERSON MIAMI (AP) — A 10-year-old boy from a drug-ridden Miami neighborhood apparently died of a fentanyl overdose last month, becoming one of Florida’s littlest ...
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