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New York

Fire battalion chief dies in New York City house explosion

A battalion chief who had been considered a rising star in the Fire Department of New York was killed Tuesday when a row house exploded as he was supervising an evacuation following a report of a gas ...

Vermont

The Latest: Records show man rescued at sea was slay suspect

The Latest on a Vermont man who was rescued after being lost at sea for a week (all times local): 5:40 p.m.

Police and Law Enforcement

DC mayor releases video of fatal police shooting of motorcyclist

Washington D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser ordered the release of body camera footage Tuesday showing the fatal shooting of a motorcyclist by police earlier this month.

FILE - This Sept.2016 file photo provided by Union County Prosecutor's Office shows Ahmad Khan Rahami.  The sister of a Rahami, the man charged with setting off bombs in New York and New Jersey and injuring 31 people this month, says he was getting ready to hit her with a dumbbell in August 2014 and stabbed another brother who came to her aid.(Union County Prosecutor's Office via AP, File)

New York

Bomb suspect's sister: He was going to hit me with dumbbell

The sister of a man charged with setting off bombs in New York and New Jersey and injuring 31 people this month says he was getting ready to hit her with a dumbbell in August 2014 and stabbed another ...

New York

91-year-old ex-AIG boss Greenberg testifies at state trial

A 91-year-old former chief executive of insurance company AIG seems eager to defend himself against civil fraud charges in New York.

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Southeast

Odd News

'Killer clown' sightings spread to Florida, Virginia, Colorado

Reports of “killer clowns” have emerged in three new states, as Virginia, Florida and Colorado struggle with Internet rumors and reported sightings that have left several towns shaken.

California

Lawyer: Real estate heir Durst has been moved to Indiana

An attorney for New York real estate heir Robert Durst says he's been moved to a federal prison in Terre Haute, Indiana.

CRIME

Florida official charged with living in dead woman's home

Authorities say a central Florida city commissioner has been charged with illegally moving into a dead woman's home.

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Sex Crimes

Mexican nationals arrested in Tennessee on child rape charges

Two Mexican nationals have been arrested in Wilson County, Tennessee on multiple child sex charges, the Wilson County Sheriff's Office reported on Tuesday.

North Carolina

Charlotte man shot by police allegedly stabbed wife, threatened to kill family, documents show

Keith Lamont Scott, the 43-year-old North Carolina man shot and killed after a confrontation with Charlotte police, allegedly stabbed his wife, hit one of his children and threatened to kill his ...

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Midwest

California

Lawyer: Real estate heir Durst has been moved to Indiana

An attorney for New York real estate heir Robert Durst says he's been moved to a federal prison in Terre Haute, Indiana.

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Floods

Iowa city braces as flood levels soar; National Guard ready to help

Thousands of people evacuated Cedar Rapids and others braced for potential disaster as the river running through Iowa's largest city reached its second-highest peak ever on Tuesday.

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College

'Offensive' Christian cross among subjects of complaints to university's Hate Response Team

Students at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse issued a string of complaints to the school's Hate Response Team over the past year, with some claiming that an image of a Christian cross or a blog ...

Afghan National Army (ANA) officers march during a training exercise at the Kabul Military Training Centre in Afghanistan in this October 7, 2015 file photo. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood/Files      TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY           - RTSE3V1

MILITARY

At least 7 Afghan military students AWOL in US this month, Pentagon says

Seven Afghan students training at US military facilities disappeared just this month, the Pentagon confirmed, sparking security fears amid terror attacks in New York, New Jersey and Minnesota.

VIDEO

Rising Cedar Rapids River threatens parts of Iowa

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Southwest

Texas

Houston gunman killed after wounding 9 described as reserved

Friends and neighbors describe the man who authorities say randomly shot at drivers in a Houston neighborhood as someone who did his best to not stand out.

The Rev. Al Sharpton, center, and Tiffany Crutcher, right, the twin sister of Terence Crutcher, who was killed by a Tulsa police officer, raise their hands at a rally following a protest march in Tulsa, Okla., Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016. At left is Crutcher family attorney Damario Solomon-Simmons. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

Homicide

Residents find common ground between police, shooting victim

Two competing rallies over the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man by a white Oklahoma police officer could have left residents with the difficult choice of which to attend.

Police point to the window of a Maricopa home on Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016, where a Border Patrol agent was found dead inside after exchanging gunfire with officers responding to a domestic violence call. Authorities said the man who allegedly fired a rifle at police responding to a 911 call made by a girl reporting domestic violence in the home has been found dead inside. (Howard Waggner/Maricopa Monitor via AP)

Arizona

Police: Man who fired on officers was Border Patrol agent

An Arizona man who shot at officers from a second-floor window of his home as they responded to a 911 call was later found dead and identified as a U.S. Border Patrol agent, police said Tuesday.

Texas

Officials: 3rd man arrested in 2015 attack on Texas judge

Authorities say a third man has been apprehended on allegations that he conspired to kill a Texas judge outside her home last year.

Texas

Father of Muslim boy arrested over clock sues for defamation

The father of a Muslim boy arrested after taking a homemade clock to his Dallas-area school has sued conservative commentator Glenn Beck and a Texas mayor alleging they falsely portrayed the family as ...

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West

Odd News

'Killer clown' sightings spread to Florida, Virginia, Colorado

Reports of “killer clowns” have emerged in three new states, as Virginia, Florida and Colorado struggle with Internet rumors and reported sightings that have left several towns shaken.

Oregon

Oregon Satanic Temple brings after-school club to elementary pupils

The Portland chapter of The Satanic Temple has succeeded in its efforts to bring an after-school program to a Portland elementary school.

Colorado

Colorado mother arrested after disabled son, 27, dies of malnourishment

A Colorado woman has been arrested in the death of her 27-year-old disabled son, who investigators say was undernourished and weighed about 90 pounds when he died.

Homicide

Mom arrested after disabled son, 27, dies of malnourishment

A southern Colorado woman has been arrested in the death of her 27-year-old disabled son, who investigators say was undernourished and weighed about 90 pounds when he died.

California

Lawyer: Real estate heir Durst has been moved to Indiana

An attorney for New York real estate heir Robert Durst says he's been moved to a federal prison in Terre Haute, Indiana.

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