• Man killed wife, 2 others, then himself, police say

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) — Authorities in South Carolina say a man shot and killed his wife, her son and his girlfriend before he turned the gun on himself. York County Sheriff's Office spokesman Trent Faris told a brief news conference Tuesday that he couldn't say what motivated...

  • Man who led ATM scheme that stole $5M sentenced to 10 years

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A Romanian native who led a scheme that used card-reading devices to lift bank information from ATMs and steal more than $5 million has been sentenced to 10 years in prison. Marius Vintila also must pay about $7.5 million in restitution under the sentence imposed...

  • Mom gets deal in chase where police fired at van of kids

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A Tennessee woman has reached a plea deal after being charged with child abuse and fleeing from police during a chaotic 2013 traffic stop in which a New Mexico officer shot at her minivan full of children. Prosecutors in the tourist town of Taos and an...

  • Airlines boost on-time rating but storms create long delays

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The latest government report shows airlines doing a little better at arriving on time. The Transportation Department said Tuesday that 80.5 percent of flights operated by the leading airlines were on time in May, up from 76.9 percent in May 2014. But the on-time...

  • NY expands 'yes means yes' policy to private colleges

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state's private colleges and universities have a new sexual consent policy after Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed the measure into law Tuesday in an effort to combat campus sexual violence. The new law contains a "yes means yes" definition of consent that requires...

  • Hacker attacks gambling websites, demands Bitcoin ransom

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A hacker shut down four New Jersey Internet gambling sites for half an hour last week and threatened more cyberattacks over the holiday weekend unless a ransom was paid using the online currency Bitcoin, authorities said Tuesday. David Rebuck, director of...

  • Mobile, Alabama, removing Confederate flag from city seal

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — The Mobile City Council is removing the Confederate flag and other banners from the official seal of city government. The council vote Tuesday means only the U.S. flag will remain on the seal. A version of the Confederate national flag and four other historic flags...

  • New charges in Charleston church shooting: Attempted murder

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The man accused of killing nine people attending Bible study at a historic black church in Charleston has been indicted on three new charges of attempted murder, prosecutors said Tuesday. Dylann Storm Roof, 21, already had been charged with nine counts of murder,...

  • FBI seeks sextortion victims of man in prison for 105 years

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    BOSTON (AP) — The FBI is hoping to locate 240 more victims of a man convicted of using online threats to extort pornographic images from teenage girls. In November, Lucas Michael Chansler was sentenced to 105 years in prison after he pleaded guilty to nine counts of producing child...

  • Rubio jabs both parties in economic pitch

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    CHICAGO (AP) — Republican presidential contender Marco Rubio called for lower corporate tax rates, looser Internet regulation and broader college accreditation on Tuesday, in an economic policy speech that denounced the old ways of both political parties yet drew from the longstanding...

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