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Gunman gets shot in Las Vegas by Pokemon GO player he tried to rob More

A gunman and his underage driver tried to rob a group of people playing the popular Pokemon GO game, triggering a shootout after one of the players pulled out his own weapon at a Las Vegas park that ... More

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Police and Law Enforcement

Shooting deaths of law enforcement spike in 2016, report reveals

Shooting deaths of law enforcement officers spiked 78 percent in the first half of 2016 compared to last year, including an alarming increase in ambush-style assaults like the ones that killed eight ...

Arizona

Arizona sheriff: 3 slain in possible murder-suicide

Authorities say the deaths of a mother and her two children whose bodies were found inside a home in suburban Phoenix could be a case murder-suicide.

CRIME

Pretrial motions heard for fifth officer in prisoner death

Pretrial motions are scheduled to begin for a Baltimore police officer facing criminal charges in the arrest and subsequent death of a young man black whose neck was broken in a police van.

Karrie H. Andrews recovers items salvaged from the ruins of her home Tuesday, July 26, 2016, destroyed when the Sand fire swept through Santa Clarita, Calif. over the weekend. The fire destroyed 18 homes and authorities said that by Tuesday it had burned more than 37,000 acres, about 58 square miles. (AP Photo/Nick Ut) Karrie H. Andrews recovers items salvaged from the ruins of her home Tuesday, July 26, 2016, destroyed when the Sand fire swept through Santa Clarita, Calif. over the weekend. The fire destroyed 18 homes and authorities said that by Tuesday it had burned more than 37,000 acres, about 58 square miles. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

DISASTERS

Dark smoke hangs over scenic stretch of California coast

A wildfire was fouling the summer season on a beloved and scenic stretch of the California coast, where smoke and the threat of flames forced the closure of state parks near Big Sur.

Florida Gov. Rick Scott makes a statement at a news conference in response to a deadly shooting outside the Club Blu nightclub in Fort Myers, Fla., Monday, July 25, 2016. Police said the gunfire, which erupted at a swimsuit-themed party for teens, was not an act of terrorism. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky) Florida Gov. Rick Scott makes a statement at a news conference in response to a deadly shooting outside the Club Blu nightclub in Fort Myers, Fla., Monday, July 25, 2016. Police said the gunfire, which erupted at a swimsuit-themed party for teens, was not an act of terrorism. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

CRIME

Nightclub shooting latest for city seeing rise in violence

In the past year, there have been at least six shootings in the Fort Myers area, a place known more for its stunning Gulf beaches than for gun violence.

Connecticut

Prominent Connecticut environmentalists found dead in home in possible double suicide

A prominent Connecticut couple, widely known for their environmental activism before global warming was thrust into the national spotlight, was found dead in their home Tuesday.

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Kansas

Kansas stepfather accused of abandoning infant in trash

Police in Lawrence, Kansas, say a 9-month-old girl's stepfather is accused of abandoning the infant in a trash bin earlier this month.

Police and Law Enforcement

Investigation finds Wisconsin police officer had sex on the job nearly 100 times

A Wisconsin police officer resigned after an internal investigation found he had sex nearly 100 times on duty.

FILE - In this Dec. 9, 2015 file photo provided by the U.S. Air Force, Japan Air Self-Defense Force airmen wave at residents of Pagan island in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands after dropping a package to the islanders as part of Operation Christmas Drop. Community members and an environmental group on Wednesday, July 27, 2016, sued the U.S. Navy, the Department of Defense and the secretary of defense over a plan to turn two Pacific islands, including Pagan, into live-fire testing sites.  (Staff Sgt. Benjamin Gonsier/U.S. Air Force via AP) FILE - In this Dec. 9, 2015 file photo provided by the U.S. Air Force, Japan Air Self-Defense Force airmen wave at residents of Pagan island in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands after dropping a package to the islanders as part of Operation Christmas Drop. Community members and an environmental group on Wednesday, July 27, 2016, sued the U.S. Navy, the Department of Defense and the secretary of defense over a plan to turn two Pacific islands, including Pagan, into live-fire testing sites.  (Staff Sgt. Benjamin Gonsier/U.S. Air Force via AP)

Hawaii

US Navy sued over live-fire training plan in Pacific

Community members and an environmental group are suing the U.S. Navy over a plan to turn two Pacific islands into live-fire testing ranges.

FILE - This June 2015 photo provided by Linda Bilyeu shows her ex-husband Randy Bilyeu during a visit to northern New Mexico. The Colorado man disappeared in early January 2016 while searching for a $2 million cache of gold and jewels in northern New Mexico, and has been found dead in the wilderness west of Santa Fe, New Mexico. (Courtesy of Linda Bilyeu via AP, File) FILE - This June 2015 photo provided by Linda Bilyeu shows her ex-husband Randy Bilyeu during a visit to northern New Mexico. The Colorado man disappeared in early January 2016 while searching for a $2 million cache of gold and jewels in northern New Mexico, and has been found dead in the wilderness west of Santa Fe, New Mexico. (Courtesy of Linda Bilyeu via AP, File)

New Mexico

Authorities ID remains in New Mexico wilderness as those of missing treasure hunter

A treasure hunter who disappeared this year while searching for an author's cache of gold and jewels in the New Mexico wilderness was confirmed dead by authorities Tuesday after his remains were ...

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Homicide

Authorities find bodies of mother, 2 children inside Arizona home

Authorities found the bodies of a mother and her two children inside a home in suburban Phoenix in what could be a case of murder-suicide, authorities said Tuesday.

Children's Health

4-year-old Southern California boy has prosthetic leg stolen at beach

A 4-year-old Southern California boy is in need of a new prosthetic leg after it was stolen from him during his first ever visit to the beach over the weekend.

MILITARY

Two South Carolina soldiers gunned down while protecting woman at bar

Two South Carolina soldiers were killed Sunday after trying to protect a woman at a bar that was being chased by the man charged in their deaths.

RELIGION

Archbishop disavows predecessor's statements on sex abuse

Archbishop Savio Hon Tai-Fai, the temporary administrator appointed to Guam by the Vatican in early June, is disavowing the church from statements made by his predecessor, who is facing sexual abuse ...

US

Prosthetic leg stolen from boy, 4, at California beach

A 4-year-old Southern California boy visiting the beach for the first time had his prosthetic leg stolen but hundreds of people have reached out to help him replace the limb.

Alaska

Coast Guard: 46 abandon ship in Alaska waters, await rescue

Forty-six people have abandoned a sinking fishing vessel in Alaska's Aleutian Islands The Coast Guard says all 46 donned survival suits Tuesday and were awaiting rescue in three life rafts.

VIDEO

Watters' World: Immigration edition

Jesse Watters ask Democrats in Philadelphia about illegal immigration on 'The O'Reilly Factor'

Kansas

Kansas stepfather accused of abandoning infant in trash

Police in Lawrence, Kansas, say a 9-month-old girl's stepfather is accused of abandoning the infant in a trash bin earlier this month.

Homicide

The Latest: Oregonian arrested in Calif. charged with murder

The Latest on two Oregonians arrested in a shooting, kidnapping and possible slaying: (all times local): 5 p.m.

New York

The Latest: Bail set for 2 of 3 suspected NYC bank burglars

The Latest on arrest of three charged in two bank heists that netted about $5 million in cash, diamonds, jewelry, coins and baseball cards from safe deposit boxes (all times local): 7:30 p.m.

Arizona

The Latest: 3 slain in possible Arizona murder-suicide

The Latest on discovery of multiple bodies in a home in suburban Phoenix (all times local): 4:30 p.m.

VIDEO

Giuliani: Socialist Dem party has no respect for cops

Former NYC mayor Rudy Giuliani on ISIS not even being mentioned at the DNC on its first night, no mothers of slain police others being invited to speak

Drugs

Georgia Lottery winner spent part of $3 million prize on meth ring

A Georgia man who won $3 million in a scratch-off lottery game last year could face life in prison after he invested his winnings in trafficking crystal meth, federal prosecutors said Tuesday.

US

Video: Inmate lunged at jail staff before strangulation

The Caddo County Sheriff's Office has released video of an April incident in which an Oklahoma inmate was restrained by jail staff and died of strangulation.

CRIME

Police: Man arrested after saying officers should be killed

Authorities say a West Virginia man has been arrested after posting a video on Facebook calling for police officers to be killed.

Ohio

The Latest: Sheriff: Remains are Ohio college student

The Latest on the killing of an Ohio college student (all times local): 5:15 p.m.

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