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CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Bells tolled across the city, thousands linked up on a towering bridge and a historic sanctuary reopened in displays of unity as Charleston heals from a church massacre and gets set for a week of victims' funerals. Area residents repeated messages of...
One was a longtime librarian looking forward to retirement. Another had recently graduated from college with a business degree. At least two died in the church that they had attended for decades. A closer look at some of the nine lives that were cut short by the gunman who...
(CNN) While friends were commenting on his last ever Facebook post Friday, Trepierre Hummons called 911 -- then waited with a gun for officers to arrive, Cincinnati police said. In his bid to commit suicide by cop, he shot dead Officer Sonny Kim, 48, a husband and father of...
NEW YORK (AP) -- Somewhere out there are an admitted killer who crawled through a Texas prison's ventilation ducts, a murderer who apparently escaped from an Indiana institution in a garbage truck, and a Florida convict who got other inmates to put him in a crate at the prison...
' CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) -- A former friend who had reconnected with the man accused of a shooting massacre inside a historic black church in Charleston, South Carolina, said Dylann Storm Roof had become an avowed racist. Joey Meek reconnected with Roof a few weeks ago and said...
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The FBI assured Congress in an unusual, confidential briefing that its plane surveillance program is a by-the-books operation short on high-definition cameras - with some planes equipped with binoculars - and said only five times in five years has it tracked...
11:48 a.m. The police chief in Charleston says the white man suspected of killing nine people inside a historic black church has been captured in North Carolina. Chief Greg Mullen says 21-year-old Dylann Storm Roof was arrested Thursday during a traffic stop in Shelby, North...
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Civil rights leaders in this largely white city that lies between the Cascade and Rocky mountains are worried that the ruse perpetrated by former NAACP leader Rachel Dolezal will hurt efforts to move the region beyond a troubled racial past. Dolezal...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Flood-weary Texans were bracing for heavy rain and possible flooding as the remnants of Tropical Storm Bill crept further inland early Wednesday. The center of the storm was expected to move northward just west of the Interstate 35 corridor, dropping 4 to 5...