Police: 7-year-old Baltimore girl shot in car has died

Police say a 7-year-old Baltimore girl shot in the back earlier this month has died
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Vermont general fund revenue come in above forecast

Vermont general fund revenues have come in at about 4.8 percent above forecasts for the previous fiscal year 2018
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Missouri sheriff, subordinate indicted on multiple felonies

A southern Missouri sheriff and a subordinate have been indicted on multiple felonies following a year in which more than 40 employees were fired or quit
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Wisconsin unemployment ticks upward in June

Wisconsin's unemployment rate ticked upward last month
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New York state launches tax probe of Trump Foundation

New York state tax officials have opened an investigation into the Trump Foundation to determine whether President Donald Trump or his charitable organization violated state law or misstated their tax liability to state officials
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Police: Man suspected of burglaries in 9 states arrested

Police in Maine play a key role in the arrest of a man suspected in a series of burglaries and thefts with outstanding warrants in nine states
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Indiana environmentalists push back on EPA's coal ash rules

Indiana environmentalists are criticizing the easing of toxic coal ash regulations by President Donald Trump's administration
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Suspect arrested in fire at 88-year-old Oklahoma shoe store

Authorities in northeastern Oklahoma have arrested a 28-year-old man in connection with a fire that gutted an 88-year-old business that's run by a 103-year-old woman
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Health officials urge hepatitis A vaccinations

In the midst of the largest hepatitis A outbreak in Kentucky's history, health officials are urging anyone who lives in a county where cases have been confirmed to get vaccinated
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No charges in fight that left one man dead in Milwaukee

Charges will not be issued as a result of a fight in downtown Milwaukee that left one man dead
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Northern districts arguing against school merger plan

The Vermont Board of Education has heard arguments against the state's district merger plan from northern school districts this week
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Florida OKs $19M for election security after hack attempts

Florida lawmakers approved the use of a $19 million federal grant to improve security ahead of the 2018 elections
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Florida soldier says agency is blocking path to citizenship

A former interpreter for U.S. forces in Iraq is suing the U.S. government for blocking his path to citizenship over what he says are unfounded reasons that have primarily been applied to people from majority-Muslim countries
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The Latest: Oregon Governor says wildfire may be an arson

Gov. Kate Brown says a deadly wildfire in north-central Oregon may have been intentionally set
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Gene tests can provide health clues -- and needless worry

DNA test results can pose worrisome question: Is your abnormality harmful?
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Rosa Parks family house set for auction next week

The house where Rosa Parks sought refuge after fleeing the South amid death threats is scheduled for auction next week with a minimum bid of $1 million
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The Latest: Police name leader who drowned rescuing Scout

A Boy Scout leader has drowned after rescuing a boy struggling in a Utah pond
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Records: Deputy in Minnesota shooting disciplined 4 times

Personnel records show a sheriff's deputy involved in the fatal shooting of a suicidal Minnesota teenager has been disciplined four times, but has also received seven performance awards
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Oklahoma appeals court won't reconsider man's life sentence

The Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals won't reconsider the life-without-parole sentence of a man who pleaded guilty to first-degree murder to avoid the death penalty
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Trump visit expenses near $80K for local, state agencies

President Donald Trump's visit earlier this month to Great Falls cost local, county and state agencies nearly $80,000
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Cops: Group of whites, some in skinhead gear, beat black man

Police say a group of six white men and women _ some donning skinhead tattoos and T-shirts _ assaulted a black man at a bar near Pittsburgh
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Whiskey summit planned in hopes of defusing trade conflicts

A top whiskey industry official in Kentucky says he's worried that global trade conflicts will escalate, with the state's bourbon producers caught in the crosshairs
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3 wolves killed in central Idaho following sheep attacks

Federal officials say they killed three wolves in central Idaho after attacks on livestock, an action blasted by an environmental group
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California 'Obamacare' premiums to rise 8.7 percent in 2019

Monthly premiums will rise by an average of 8.7 percent next year for more than 1 million people in California who buy health insurance under former President Barack Obama's health care law
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Farmers fret and wait as US-China trade war escalates

American farmers have put the brakes on unnecessary spending as the U.S.-China trade war escalates
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Sioux Falls residents can now mix beer with ax throwing

Sioux Falls has added beer drinking while hurling axes to the city's list of entertainment options
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Florida ICE protesters face unlawful assembly charges

At least 17 protesters face charges after blocking a roadway outside a South Florida office of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement
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Friends remember Michigan newlywed couple killed in crash

A newlywed couple were killed in a crash in western Michigan just a few miles away from where they tied the knot less than a month ago
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Arkansas inmate returns to death row after attempted suicide

A convicted murderer who was hospitalized after authorities say he attempted suicide has returned to death row
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Police still pursuing fight death after dozens of interviews

Police in Maine say they've interviewed more than 100 people about a park brawl that led to a man's death
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For some, a DNA test produces only uncertainty about health

DNA test results can pose worrisome question: Is your abnormality harmful?
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Behind Erie's falling violent crime, signs of success

For Unified Erie, the anti-crime initiative built on data, numbers have always been important _ and at this point, the numbers are looking extremely good
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Man charged in double homicide incompetent for trial

A man charged with killing a woman and her adult son in Otter Tail County has been found incompetent to stand trial and will be committed to a secure treatment center in St. Peter
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Colorado suspends license for youth detention facility

The state of Colorado has suspended the license of a private company operating a youth detention facility after determining the girls being held there were no longer safe
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Former airport baggage handler gets prison for gun smuggling

A former baggage handler at Atlanta's airport has been sentenced to 2 1/2 years in prison after pleading guilty to helping smuggle guns onto passenger planes bound for New York City
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Worker cutting down tree stung by hundreds of bees

A worker in a utility bucket cutting down a tree and disturbed a beehive is being treated for numerous bee stings, along with five neighbors who tried to help him
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28 buildings evacuated in NYC steam pipe explosion

An aging steam pipe that exploded beneath Fifth Avenue in Manhattan hurled chunks of asphalt and sent a geyser of white vapor 10 stories into the air; 28 buildings were evacuated and 5 people suffered minor injuries.
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Coast Guard rescues fishermen clinging to debris in water

The U.S. Coast Guard says two fishermen clinging to debris off the North Carolina coast have been rescued
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Schimel hires lab consultant as criticism over delays mounts

Republican Attorney General Brad Schimel has hired a consultant to identify ways to speed up testing at the state crime labs as criticism over delays mounts
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Massachusetts poised to raise tobacco purchasing age

Massachusetts is moving closer to raising the minimum age for buying cigarettes and other tobacco or vaping products from 18 to 21 statewide
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Forecasters: More rain likely after deluge in Flagstaff

Forecasters say more showers and thunderstorms are likely Thursday along the Mogollon Rim a day after heavy rain sent flowing water across Flagstaff-area streets and debris into a neighborhood
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Indiana brewery owners drop contentious beer names

The owners of a northern Indiana brewery have apologized after receiving criticism for plans to label their craft beers with contentious names, including "Flint Michigan Tap Water," "Black Beer Matters" and "White Guilt"
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Senate weighs supervised drug use as part of opioid response

State senators are considering supervised injection sites for drug users in Massachusetts
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Reno, Salt Lake City join in anti-Trump vigils nationwide

President Donald Trump's comments at a recent summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin have triggered protests nationwide
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Authorities ID body recovered from river in Iowa City

Authorities have released the name of a man whose body was recovered from the Iowa River in downtown Iowa City
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Police: Man attacked with baseball bats in Fargo

Police are investigating an assault with baseball bats at a residence in Fargo
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Marcia Chambers, former AP and Times reporter, dies at 78

Marcia Chambers, a reporter who covered high-profile crimes for The Associated Press and The New York Times and later founded an online news site covering her Connecticut hometown, has died
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Report: Lake oil spill in Michigan would cost nearly $2B

Experts predict that a worst-case scenario leak of an old oil pipeline where Lake Michigan and Lake Huron meet in Michigan would cost nearly $2 billion
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Canadian marijuana company Tilray has first US pot IPO

Another big first for the marijuana industry is in the books: A major Canadian cannabis company has completed an initial public stock offering in the United States, raising $153 million, just as Canada prepares to legalize the drug nationwide
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Kayaker locates owner of prosthetic leg found in Arkansas

An Arkansas man was fishing last weekend when he reeled in a unique catch: a prosthetic leg
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Lincoln nursing home fined $50K in resident's death

A central Illinois nursing home has been fined $50,000 by the state for failing to notify a resident's doctor of her asthma complications prior to her death.
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Selfies snapped on stolen cellphone used to ID thief

Louisiana police are searching for a man who stole a cellphone at gunpoint and then snapped few selfies on the device that uploaded to the rightful owner's cloud
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North Carolina deputy killed in crash with colleague

A veteran North Carolina sheriff's deputy was killed after his motorcycle collided with a colleague's patrol car
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Records: Deputy in Chanhassen shooting disciplined 4 times

Personnel records show a Carver County deputy involved in the fatal shooting of a suicidal Chanhassen teenager has been disciplined four times, but he's also received seven performance awards
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The Latest: US Open champ Koepka off to a rough start

US Open champion Koepka twice drops to his knees to play bunker shots during rough start at Carnoustie
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US deporting crime victims while they wait for special visa

Immigrants applying for a special visa awarded to victims of crime on U.S. soil are being detained and deported
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Police: 3 Fort Worth bank employees shot, 2 suspects sought

Police are searching for two armed suspects after three North Texas bank employees were shot but are expected to survive
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Police: 13-year-old boy accused of stabbing 13-year-old girl

Phoenix police say a 13-year-old boy who is a neighbor of a 13-year-old girl is accused of attempted homicide after she was repeatedly stabbed at her home
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Toddler OK after being ejected during multivehicle crash

Police in Syracuse say a 2-year-old child has survived with only minor injuries after being thrown from a car that overturned in a five-vehicle crash that left a motorcyclist seriously injured
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Airman who inspired "Good Morning, Vietnam" film has died

The man whose military radio antics inspired a character played by Robin Williams in the film "Good Morning, Vietnam" has died
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Fort Berthold group pushes tribal voting rights

A grassroots organization comprised primarily of Three Affiliated Tribes members is seeking to restore the rights of nonresident tribal voters in elections on the Fort Berthold Reservation in North Dakota
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Waukegan to use loan in $8.6M payment in wrongful conviction

A Chicago suburb is taking out a loan to cover a nearly $9 million debt in a wrongful conviction case
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Spokane County Jail records 6th inmate death in 13 months

Officials at the Spokane County Jail are trying to determine why yet another inmate has died in his cell
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Jury convicts 'D Money' of 2 counts of murder in Maine

A jury in Cumberland County has convicted a Rochester, New York, man in the killing a Maine couple on Christmas Day 2015
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Parson orders state to coordinate drought response

Gov. Mike Parson has ordered the activation of the Drought Assessment Committee and drought-impact teams to coordinate response to this year's drought
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Housing authority board forces former member to sell home

A former housing authority board member who illegally rented her taxpayer-subsidized home on Airbnb is being forced to sell her three-bedroom unit in Aspen
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New York City man killed in New Jersey Turnpike crash

A New York City man has died following a multivehicle crash on the New Jersey Turnpike
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Texas meat-lovers appalled over WeWork's meat-free policy

Texas meat-lovers are expressing outrage over WeWork's announcement that it won't serve beef, pork or chicken at work events in order to be more environmentally conscious
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Man killed in shootout with North Carolina deputies

Authorities say a man was shot to death after he shot and wounded a sheriff's deputy during a traffic stop
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Zuckerberg clarifies stance on policy for Holocaust deniers

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is clarifying his stance pertaining to Holocaust deniers after getting some blowback on social media
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Energy Express students perform their take on classic books

Energy Express students perform their take on classic children's books
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Former lawmaker seeks to dismiss video voyeurism charges

A former Rhode Island state lawmaker wants some charges that he traded nude photos of his then-girlfriend without her knowledge dismissed because he says he took the photos in another state
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Seattle City Council members want more downtown bike lanes

A majority of the Seattle City Council wants a full network of protected bike lanes through downtown by the end of next year
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Charges dropped in 'stand your ground' gunbattle case

Charges have been dismissed for a man who unsuccessfully argued that Iowa's "stand your ground" law should protect him from prosecution following a Cedar Rapids gunbattle
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Walker to appear with Trump for worker event at White House

Gov. Scott Walker is scheduled to attend a White House ceremony Thursday with President Donald Trump and members of his Cabinet focused on bolstering American workers including at the planned Foxconn Technology Group project in Wisconsin
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The Latest: Facebook to remove rumors instigating violence

Facebook says it's going to start taking down misinformation that could lead to violence
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Minnesota prison officer's on-duty death is 1st on record

Corrections officials say an inmate used a weapon to kill an officer at a Minnesota state prison
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Body of slain officer brought to church for wake

The body of a Massachusetts police officer slain while investigating a car crash last weekend has been transported to a church where his funeral is scheduled
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Highway patrol identifies man accused of shooting trooper

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says a Florida man suspected of shooting a trooper is hospitalized in critical condition
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Alaska wants $15M back in Medicaid payments to providers

Alaska health officials are ordering health care providers to pay back millions of dollars in Medicaid payments they say were sent by mistake
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Utah Legislature makes tax credit for large families

Utah lawmakers have approved a tax change they say will help protect large families who might otherwise be adversely impacted by federal tax reform
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Democrat Roys focuses on abortion rights in first TV ad

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Kelda Roys is focusing on protecting abortion rights in her first television ad of the campaign
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Coffee shop serves hope to people recovering from addiction

A Pennsylvania town's newest coffee shop is offering people recovering from opioid addiction a fresh start, one steaming cup of java at a time
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Kaul doesn't know if he would defend abortion ban

Democratic attorney general hopeful Josh Kaul says he would have to study Wisconsin's abortion ban before deciding whether to defend it in court
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Next block of debt from "Connect NC" package issued

North Carolina government has issued another block of debt from $2 billion in borrowing voters backed in a 2016 referendum
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Heavy rain causes flooding in eastern South Dakota

Heavy rain has caused flooding and road closures in parts of eastern South Dakota
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1 person dies, 2 injured in plane crash near Willow

Alaska State Troopers say a person died and two were injured in an airplane crash near Willow
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Couple arrested for child abuse part of faith-healing church

Authorities say an Idaho mother told deputies her religious beliefs prompted her to pray for her husband instead of tell police about his alleged sexual abuse of their daughters
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Jonesboro Salvation Army leaders suspended amid allegations

Two officers of the Salvation Army of Jonesboro have been relieved of their duties after officials began investigating them for financial wrongdoing
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Firefly Music fest sold to Coachella producer AEG Presents

The Firefly Music Festival has been sold to AEG Presents, the producer behind Coachella
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Trails closed due to flash floods at Zion National Park

Authorities say several popular trails at Zion National Park have been closed in definitely by damage due to flash flooding
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Suspected Houston carjacker fatally shot by victim

Houston police say a suspected carjacker has been shot and killed by the man whose pickup truck he and two companions were trying to steal
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