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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

DISASTERS

Homes on edge of the wilderness complicate wildfire efforts

Millions of homes built on the edge of wild areas are complicating the work of wildfire managers who must decide how to deploy the nation's firefighting resources.

CRIME

Vegas police paying $200K in use-of-force body camera case

Las Vegas police have agreed to pay $200,000 to settle a federal civil rights lawsuit filed by a woman who claimed a patrol officer used excessive force during her arrest on suspicion of littering and ...

Faith

Attacks Against Christians in Egypt Rising at Alarming Rate, Human Rights Groups Warn

Human rights groups have been speaking out against what they say is an alarming escalation of violence in several attacks against Egypt's Coptic Orthodox Christian community, with police providing ...

Texas

Group plans silent protest in Dallas over police treatment

The group that organized a demonstration in Dallas that ended when a gunman ambushed police is planning a silent march to protest police treatment of blacks.

Faith

Christian woman imprisoned in Iran denied release despite health problems

Christian Prisoner Maryam Zargaran, who has now spent over three weeks on a hunger strike in Iranian prison, has been denied a release on medical grounds by the Iranian court, despite reports of her ...

Arizona

Sheriff: Multiple dead bodies found inside Arizona home

Maricopa County Sheriff's officials say multiple dead bodies have been found inside a home in the Phoenix suburb of Gilbert.

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Faith

Millennial Marriages: Surprisingly Strong

Their faith cements their commitment to each other and to their future.

CRIME

Man faces conspiracy, assault charges in Pokemon Go shootout

Police say an armed man accused of trying to rob Pokemon Go players in Las Vegas before a shootout left him and a player injured now faces charges of conspiracy, robbery, battery and assault with a ...

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Homicide

Former Virginia Tech students indicted in murder of 13-year-old girl

Two former Virginia Tech students were indicted Tuesday in the killing of a 13-year-old girl whose body was found earlier this year.

CRIME

Response to Pulse shooting cost $1.7 million

Officials in central Florida say the cost of responding to last month's Pulse nightclub shooting by police officers, firefighters, hazmat crews and others comes to more than $1.7 million.

William La Jeunesse reports from Los Angeles William La Jeunesse reports from Los Angeles

Fires

Massive California wildfire closes Big Sur's signature state parks

Officials on Tuesday closed the signature state parks of California's grand Big Sur coast as one of the state's two major wildfires grew in size nearby.

Homicide

The Latest: Ex-Virginia Tech students indicted in teen death

The Latest on the grand jury meeting in the case of two former Virginia Tech students charged in the death of a 13-year-old girl (all times local): 3:10 p.m.

Sex Crimes

North Carolina couple accused of chaining 6 kids to beds

Police in North Carolina have charged a couple accused of chaining their six children to their beds and locked them in their rooms.

CRIME

Truck crashes through Pittsburgh FBI gate after police stop

A dump truck driver deliberately smashed his truck through a security gate of the FBI's offices on Tuesday, injuring himself but no one else, but there appeared to be no connection to terrorism, an ...

New York

NYPD bee squad ready for sting operation on urban swarms

Daniel Higgins is one cop who knows a thing or two about sting operations.

Georgia

Mom apparently livestreams daughter's beating; police investigate

A video live-streamed on Facebook shows a Georgia woman beating and cursing at her teenage daughter for posting provocative pictures online.

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New York

Video captures lightning bolt striking Empire State Building

A stunning video shows a lightning bolt striking the Empire State Building during a storm passing through New York City.

Nebraska

Property inspector checking Nebraska home killed in explosion

Friends and relatives on Tuesday were remembering a 30-year-old property inspector and mother killed in an explosion that leveled a Nebraska home where she was working.

US

Suspect sought in death of Texas journalist, investor

Police in suburban Dallas have identified a suspect in the death of a local journalist and real estate investor.

California

2 Oregonians arrested in California shooting, kidnapping

A man and a woman from Oregon are in custody after an elderly man was shot and critically wounded and a mother and her two sons were driven away at gunpoint in a carjacking.

CRIME

Dozens of gang members indicted in Chicago area; charges include attempted killing of officer

Nearly three dozen Chicago-area gang members have been indicted in an alleged racketeering conspiracy that included arson, extortion and the attempted killing of a police officer.

Pennsylvania

Dump truck smashes through FBI gate, but no terror suspected

A dump truck driver deliberately smashed his truck through a security gate of the FBI's offices on Tuesday, injuring himself but no one else, but there appeared to be no connection to terrorism, an ...

Pennsylvania

The Latest: FBI says dump truck crash not tied to terrorism

The Latest on a dump truck that has crashed through the security gate at the FBI office in Pittsburgh (all times local): 2:15 p.m.

CRIME

New Mexico police find body while detaining naked man

Albuquerque police responding to reports of public nudity have located the body of a woman.

Ohio

Man accused of killing Ohio college student out on bike ride

A man has been charged with aggravated murder in the death of an Ohio college student who disappeared last week while riding her bicycle.

Homicide

Dad who said baby fell from swing is accused of killing her

A man in Pennsylvania who told police his infant daughter was injured falling out of her baby swing has been charged with killing her.

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