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Alabama police officer fatally shoots armed drunk-driver

June 18, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Police say a police officer has fatally shot an armed man who was driving drunk in northern Alabama. Huntsville police spokesman Lt. Stacy Bates tells local news outlets that an Alabama state trooper approached the man in the Central Square parking lot before the suspect pulled a handgun Saturday morning. Bates [&hellip...

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Officials reviewing hydropower project proposal at McKay Dam

June 18, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

PENDLETON, Oregon (AP) — An eastern Oregon engineer says he’s interested in producing hydro power at McKay Dam. Bill Hampton submitted paperwork this month for permission to install a small generator and powerhouse at the dam near Pendleton, the East...

Police arrest protesters forming blockade along rail tracks

June 18, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

VANCOUVER, Washington (AP) — Police arrested more than 20 people who formed a human blockade on tracks near the Washington-Oregon border in response to a recent oil train derailment along the Columbia River. More than a 100 protesters attended...

3 indicted for role in ex-Waffle House CEO sex tape case

June 18, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

ATLANTA (AP) — A woman and her attorneys have been charged with secretly videotaping her having sex with a former CEO of Waffle House, and using the recording to try to extort millions of dollars from him. Mye Brindle, John Butters and David Cohen were...

X-ray machine foils attempt to sneak iguana into courthouse

June 17, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — The Boulder County Justice Center allows service animals into the building, but security guards drew the line when someone tried to sneak his pet iguana through the X-ray machine. Sheriff’s spokeswoman Carrie Haverfield tells The...

The Latest: Assistant state attorney suspended over post

June 17, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

Crosses, one for each victim, line a walkway as a memorial to those killed in the Pulse nightclub mass shooting a few blocks from the club early Friday, June 17, 2016, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/David Goldman) ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the Orlando...

Oakland police chief steps down after 2 days on the job

June 17, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

This June 15, 2016, file photo shows Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf answering questions during a news conference at City Hall in Oakland, Calif. Another Oakland police chief has stepped down after two days on the job. Acting Police Chief Paul Figueroa is the...

The Latest: Firefighters fear California “sundowner” winds

June 16, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

In this photo provided by the Santa Barbara County Fire Department, a firefighter knocks down flames as they approach a ranch near the Las Flores Canyon area west of Goleta, Calif., in the early morning hours of Thursday, June 16, 2016. The wildfire burning...

After fatal alligator attack, theme parks review policies

June 16, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

Florida Fish and Wildlife search for a 2-year-old boy boy early Wednesday, June 15, 2016, after the boy was dragged into the water Tuesday night by an alligator near Disney’s upscale Grand Floridian Resort & Spa in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Red...

Wounded Warrior Project gets new leader after troubles

June 16, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

This May 6, 2013 file photo shows South Korea President Park Geun-hye, left, with Maj. Gen. Michael Linnington, as taps is played during a wreath laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va. Linnington, now...