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MONETA, Va. (AP) — The latest on the fatal on-air shooting of two TV station employees in central Virginia (all times local): 9:40 a.m. After the on-air fatal shooting of two employees of a central Virginia TV station, the general manager appeared on air and called it a terrible...
LONG BEACH, Miss. (AP) — Between Mississippi's seashore and the railroad tracks a little ways inland, where Hurricane Katrina all but erased a neighborhood 10 years ago, Efrem Garza and a handful of other homeowners are still resettling a frontier. Once lined with houses and a...
LONG BEACH, Miss. (AP) — Between Mississippi's seashore and the railroad tracks a little ways inland, where Hurricane Katrina all but erased a neighborhood 10 years ago, Efrem Garza and a handful of other homeowners are still resettling a frontier. Once lined with houses and a...
PHILIPPI, W.Va. (AP) — With 29 terrified students looking on, a West Virginia high school teacher managed to calm a 14-year-old student who pointed a gun at her in her classroom, giving a police chief time to arrive and convince the boy to free his peers and surrender,...
Traffic congestion nationally reached a new peak last year and is greater than ever before, according to a report by the Texas A&M Transportation Institute and INRIX Inc. Their analysis is based on federal data on the number of cars on the road and on traffic speed data...
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. high schools haven't shown much improvement in the past four years when it comes to preparing college-ready graduates, according to the Iowa-based nonprofit group that administers the ACT college entrance exam. The group says only about 40 percent of...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Malachi Bradley was searching for wild mushrooms in eastern Utah when he realized he had wandered too far from the mountain lake where he was hiking with his father and siblings. The 10-year-old boy tried looking for a road to flag down a driver, but the...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A judge is deciding whether to schedule a murder trial for a Mexican national at the center of a national immigration debate who admitted to shooting and killing a young San Francisco woman while she walked along the city's waterfront last month. San...
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — While drought-plagued California is eager for rain, the forecast of a potentially Godzilla-like El Nino event has communities clearing out debris basins, urging residents to stock up on emergency supplies and even talking about how a deluge could affect...