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Police identify suspect in Memphis officer's killing

Officer Sean Bolton, an Iraq veteran, interrupted drug deal, police say.


Sun, 2 Aug 2015 22:17:02 -0400
NorCal Evacuees Wait Out Wildfire

Evacuees at a center in Middletown, Caliifornia expressed frustration at the lack of information as cooler weather helped crews build a buffer Monday between a raging Northern California wildfire and some of the thousands of homes it . (August 3)


Mon, 3 Aug 2015 17:00:41 -0400
Raw: Cranes Fall on Houses in Netherlands

Rescuers pulled a survivor from under the wreckage of apartments and shops flattened on Monday after two cranes being used in the restoration of a bridge in a central Dutch city toppled onto a row of buildings, a fire department spokesman said. (Aug


Mon, 3 Aug 2015 17:00:23 -0400
Raw: Gator washes ashore on South Carolina beach

Beach-goers gathered as a alligator came up on the beach in Pawleys Island, South Carolina on Sunday. The gator was wrangled after police arrived on the scene. (Aug. 3)


Mon, 3 Aug 2015 16:50:22 -0400
AP Top Stories August 3 P

Here's the latest for Monday, August 3rd: Holmes jury keeps execution as option as sentencing continues; Kerry pushes for support for Iran nuclear deal in Persian Gulf; Amy Schumer teams up with senator on gun control; Space junk lands on Florida be


Mon, 3 Aug 2015 16:48:43 -0400
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Thu, 28 May 2015 16:51:36 -0400
Defendant shot dead in front of Mississippi courthouse

A defendant was fatally shot while he waited outside a Canton, Mississippi courthouse. Authorities say Kendrick Brown died of a single gunshot wound to the chest. The suspect, 24-year-old William Wells, surrendered immediately after the shooting.


Mon, 3 Aug 2015 16:36:43 -0400
Floods swamp Tampa area

Heavy rain causedwidespread flooding in the Tampa Bay area Monday, closing roads, forcing evacuations and delaying air travel.


Mon, 3 Aug 2015 16:33:24 -0400
12-year-old spins bike rides into budding business

A young entrepreneur has found a clever way to make money while doing his therapy.


Mon, 3 Aug 2015 16:40:58 -0400
Son hears from dad he never knew 70 years after death

Love letters between World War II Veteran Charles Campbell and his wife Elizabeth are giving his son a chance to hear from the father he never met. Campbell was killed while serving on a ship in 1944 when Michael Campbell was just one month old.


Mon, 3 Aug 2015 16:27:02 -0400
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