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  • Attorney: Black man shot by LA deputies wasn’t holding a gun

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Black man shot and killed by Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies wasn’t holding a gun when they opened fire, attorneys for his family said Tuesday, contradicting a claim that he had picked up a dropped weapon during a struggle. Dijon Kizzee, 29, “posed no threat” to deputies when they fired […]
  • Warrant issued for man accused of driving toward protesters

    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — An arrest warrant has been issued for a man accused of driving a pickup truck toward a group of people demonstrating against racism and police brutality in Virginia after he failed to show up for his trial a second time. Virginia Beach General District Court Judge Sandra Menago issued the […]
  • Pence’s jet returns to airport after hitting bird on takeoff

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence’s airplane struck a bird Tuesday upon takeoff in New Hampshire, causing the pilot to return to the airport out of caution, the White House said. Pence was returning to Washington from a campaign event at an airport hangar in nearby Gilford, New Hampshire. When Air Force Two took […]
  • Man, 77, charged in 1974 murder of Texas teenage girl

    FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A man was arrested and charged in the 1974 killing of a Texas teenage girl after nearly 50 years of investigation and the advancement of DNA technology, police said Tuesday. Glen McCurley, 77, of Fort Worth, was arrested early Monday and charged with capital murder in the abduction, torture, rape […]
  • California reopens more widely as infections hit lowest rate

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — More of California was cleared to reopen additional businesses Tuesday, including most of the San Francisco Bay Area and one of Southern California’s largest counties, as coronavirus infection rates have fallen to their lowest level of the pandemic. Dr. Mark Ghaly, the state health secretary, also said nail salons could resume […]
  • Cindy McCain endorses Biden for president in rebuke of Trump

    PHOENIX (AP) — Democrat Joe Biden said Tuesday that Cindy McCain plans to endorse him for president, a stunning rebuke of President Donald Trump by the widow of the GOP’s 2008 nominee. Trump has had a fraught relationship with members of John McCain’s family since he disparaged the Arizona senator during his 2016 campaign. But […]
  • Cindy McCain endorses Biden for president in rebuke of Trump

    PHOENIX (AP) — Cindy McCain endorsed Democrat Joe Biden for president Tuesday in a rebuke of President Donald Trump by the widow of the GOP’s 2008 nominee. Trump has had a fraught relationship with members of John McCain’s family since he disparaged the Arizona senator during his 2016 campaign. But the McCains have until now […]
  • Trump supporter charged with hitting girl with flagpole

    ORANGE PARK, Fla. (AP) — A man was arrested last week after striking a 12-year-old girl in the face with a flagpole during a small rally for President Donald Trump near a Florida intersection, authorities said. Norbert Logsdon Jr., 67, of Orange Park, was charged Sept. 16 with child abuse without great bodily harm and […]
  • Trump supporter charged with hitting girl with flagpole

    ORANGE PARK, Fla. (AP) — A man was arrested last week after striking a 12-year-old girl in the face with a flagpole during a small rally for President Donald Trump near a Florida intersection, authorities said. Norbert Logsdon Jr., 67, of Orange Park, was charged Sept. 16 with child abuse without great bodily harm and […]
  • Firefighter who died in blaze was on elite Hotshot crew

    A California firefighter killed while battling a blaze in the mountains east of Los Angeles was identified Tuesday as a member of an elite Hotshot crew dedicated to fighting wildfires. Charles Morton, 39, a San Diego native, was a 14-year veteran of the U.S. Forest Service and a squad boss for the Big Bear Interagency […]