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LOS ANGELES (AP) — The online reaction spread quickly as expected after a killer posted video of his attack on two former co-workers in the midst of a live news broadcast. Yet the social media response after Wednesday's killings, which at first seemed perfectly tailored to the...
CHICAGO (AP) — Parents worried that their college-bound children might succumb to the temptations of campus life may want to take note of a new analysis that found that students tend to experiment with specific types of drugs for the first time during certain times of year...
Alison Parker and Adam Ward's colleagues at TV station WDBJ saved their tears for off the air. The news became personal for the CBS affiliate in Virginia when reporter Parker and cameraman Ward were fatally shot during a live broadcast Wednesday, forcing co-workers to balance...
SUNSET, La. (AP) — The latest on a police officer being shot and three people being stabbed in Sunset, La. (all times are local). 8:30 p.m. A sheriff says two people are dead in southwest Louisiana, including a police officer responding to a domestic dispute. St. Landry Parish...
SUNSET, La. (AP) — The latest on a police officer being shot and two people being stabbed in Sunset, La. (all times are local). 6:50 p.m. St. Landry Parish Sheriff Bobby Guidroz tells news outlets that a man is in custody after allegedly stabbing two people and shooting a police...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sweeping into office in 2009, President Barack Obama captured near rock-star status around the world among millions who saw him as the embodiment of a new sense of social purpose. Now, that baton has largely been passed to Pope Francis, whose visit to the White...
SUNSET, La. (AP) — A police officer and two other people were shot Wednesday in southwestern Louisiana, Louisiana State Police Superintendent Mike Edmonson said. He said troopers were on the way to the scene in Sunset, about 60 miles west of Baton Rouge, after getting a call...
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The teams of fishermen arrived with a seemingly unusual array of equipment — loud airboats, powerful searchlights and scores of bows and arrows. Since their tournament on the Mississippi River ended last month, it's drawn enough complaints that regulators...
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Pennsylvania judge reversed the involuntary manslaughter conviction of a woman Wednesday after determining a faulty General Motors ignition switch contributed to her crashing into a school bus and utility pole, killing her passenger boyfriend. LaKisha Ward-...