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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Tropical Storm Colin was gaining speed and strength Monday on its way to strike Florida, threatening rains forecasters said could cause some serious flooding along much of the state's Gulf coast. A large portion of Florida's western and Panhandle coast...
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A small Cajun community disbanded its troubled police department a year ago, but the town hasn't shaken a sex scandal that ousted its police chief. A federal trial is scheduled to start Monday for a civil lawsuit that accuses former Sorrento Police Chief...
NEW YORK (AP) — What was supposed to be a surprise Kanye West show in New York City quickly turned to chaos as thousands of fans descended on the venue. More than 4,000 people swarmed Webster Hall, which only holds 1,500, early Monday morning for the pop-up show. They climbed on...
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — A fight has broken out at a hip-hop concert in New Jersey, delaying a show that already was starting late due to bad weather. Organizers canceled an outdoor pre-show for Hot 97 Summer Jam scheduled for Sunday afternoon at MetLife Stadium in East...
CHICAGO (AP) — Would U.S. teens be any slimmer if Katy Perry hawked kale and quinoa? New research doesn't prove a link, but its authors think music stars popular with teens may be contributing to the obesity epidemic by endorsing fatty fast food, snacks and soda. The study shows...
HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio juvenile court judge is set to sentence a 15-year-old boy who pleaded guilty to charges after police say he opened fire on fellow students in a school cafeteria. Butler County Juvenile Court Judge Ronald Craft has scheduled a Monday afternoon...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The newly crowned Miss USA is a 26-year-old Army officer from the District of Columbia who gave perhaps the strongest answer of the night when asked about women in combat. "As a woman in the United States Army, I think ... we are just as tough as men. As a...
WASHINGTON (AP) — David Gilkey, a veteran news photographer and video editor for National Public Radio, and an Afghan translator, Zabihullah Tamanna, were killed while on assignment in southern Afghanistan on Sunday, a network spokeswoman said. Gilkey and Tamanna were traveling...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The body of a girl found last month inside a small metal casket still holding a rose was laid to rest 145 years after she was first buried under what now is a home in San Francisco. Dozens of community members, cemetery workers and event organizers dressed...