'Do it!': Video shows Maryland officer fatally shooting man

Authorities in Maryland have released body-cam video of the fatal shooting of a man by a police officer who says the victim attacked him
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11th Circuit revives Birmingham minimum wage lawsuit

A federal appeals court says a lawsuit can go forward challenging an Alabama law that blocked the city of Birmingham's attempt to set a minimum wage
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2 bodies found in debris of home destroyed by fire

Authorities say fire has destroyed a house in western Ohio and fire officials have found two bodies inside the rubble of the home
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2 sheriff's office members accused in hit-and-run cover-up

Authorities say two members of an upstate New York sheriff's office have been put on paid administrative leave for failing to report an off-duty hit-and-run accident one of them was involved in
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2016 officer ambush: Story of 1st responders, lieutenant

First it was a plaster cast extending from shoulder to wrist
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3 men charged in man's slaying at Mohawk Valley home

Authorities say they've charged three men in the slaying of a 29-year-old man in a Mohawk Valley community last month
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4 plead guilty to drug charges in Alabama

Federal prosecutors say four members of a drug trafficking gang have pleaded guilty to charges in U.S. District Court in Alabama
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4-year-old girl injured in Alabama crash dies

A 4-year-old Alabama girl injured in a crash over the weekend has died
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5 killed after plane nosedived into California parking lot

Witnesses watched in horror as a small plane banked low in sunny skies over a Southern California shopping center and then suddenly nosedived, crashing into a parking lot and killing all five people on board
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6-year-old boy pulled from pool dies at hospital

A coroner's office says a 6-year-old boy pulled from a pool last week and hospitalized in southwestern Ohio has died
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8 Alabama inmates ask for execution by nitrogen gas

A lawsuit challenging Alabama's lethal injection process has taken an unexpected turn after eight inmate plaintiffs asked to be put to death by the state's new execution method: inhaling nitrogen gas
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83-year-old woman struck, killed by own car in church lot

An 83-year-old woman who was run over by her own car in a church parking lot has died
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A Charlottesville story: Sacred ground, now reclaimed

The soil came up easily at the lynching site
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A longtime Roy Moore ally seeks Alabama chief justice job

Alabama firebrand Roy Moore fell short in his quest to become a U.S. senator, but one of his longtime allies could soon take over as the state's chief justice
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Accusations fly in heated Alabama lt. gov. race

The two Republicans vying for the position of lieutenant governor are locked in a bitter battle for the job that has limited responsibility except for one major element: The potential to succeed the governor
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Accusations fly in heated race for lt. gov.

The two Republicans vying for the position of lieutenant governor are locked in a bitter battle for the job that has limited responsibility except for one major element: The potential to succeed the governor
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Airports to receive $25 million in grants for improvements

A state representative says local airports in Alabama will benefit from more than $25.5 million in Federal Aviation Administration grants
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Alabama bans some paddlefish harvest to protect species

The state is suspending the commercial paddlefish season on the Alabama River to protect the species
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Alabama detective works to make every victim feel heard

Bryan Goza's desk belies the serious nature of the work he does every day in Montgomery
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Alabama gov: Jail food funds can't go into sheriffs' pockets

Following criticism that some Alabama sheriffs profited large sums of money by skimping on jailhouse meals, Gov. Kay Ivey says the state will no longer give jail food funds to "sheriffs personally"
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Alabama governor: Sheriffs shouldn't pocket jail food money

Alabama governor: Jail food funds shouldn't go into sheriffs' pockets
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Alabama hospital employee shot, wounded in robbery

A hospital employee has been shot and wounded during a robbery outside an Alabama hospital
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Alabama man, 21, accused of soliciting 14-year-old online

An Alabama man is accused of soliciting a 14-year-old girl for sexual favors online
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Alabama officials identify woman's body found this month

Sheriff's deputies have identified a body found nearly two weeks ago in Alabama
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Alabama reopens waters closed last week to harvesting

Portions of Mobile-area coastal waters that were closed to oyster harvesting last week have been reopened
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Alabama shellfish area closed

The Alabama Department of Public Health has closed shellfish growing waters in an area of Mobile Bay
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Alabama teen dies after being thrown from SUV bumper

A teen has died after she and two passengers were thrown from the rear bumper of a sports utility vehicle they were standing on in Alabama
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Alabama woman holds graduation after mom, 70, earns diploma

Martha Skanes' high school graduation ceremony was everything she could have hoped for
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Alabama woman locked out ends up locked up for false report

An Alabama woman who tried to get sheriff's deputies to unlock her car has landed up locked up
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Alabama's back-to-school tax free weekend underway

Alabama's back-to-school state sales tax free weekend is underway and covers everything from clothes and shoes to computers and crayons
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Alabama's Jones says he is keeping 'open mind' on Kavanaugh

Jones says he is keeping 'open mind' on Kavanaugh
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Alligator hunt underway in Alabama

Alligator hunt underway in Alabama
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Alvin Holmes loses primary after 44 years in House

State Rep. Alvin Holmes, the longest serving member of the Alabama House of Representatives, loses primary
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AP News Guide: Roby, Marshall win Alabama runoffs

U.S. Rep. Martha Roby won Alabama's Republican runoff on Tuesday, fighting through lingering fallout from her years-old criticism of then-candidate Donald Trump.
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AP News Guide: Several heated GOP runoffs in Alabama

Alabama voters go to the polls today in several heated Republican runoffs
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Appellate court upholds death sentence in slaying

A state appeals court has upheld the capital murder convictions of a man sentenced to die for killing a friend in southeast Alabama six years ago
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Arkansas boating accident kills 71-year-old Missouri woman

Authorities say a Missouri woman was killed when the boat she was on capsized on a northern Arkansas lake, injuring three others
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Arkansas library program's tutors motivate students

Tutors at the Southeast Arkansas College Library and Center for E-Learning are motivating students through a range of subjects and forming personal connections
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Authorities identify man fatally shot

Authorities have identified a man who was shot and died over the weekend in Ohio
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Auto industry urges US to hit brakes on proposed car tariffs

Automakers, dealers and suppliers unite in opposition to President Donald Trump's proposed tariffs
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Bentley discusses relationship, investigation in deposition

Top takeaways from Bentley deposition
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Bentley touts record as governor on website, social media

Disgraced Alabama governor touts record on new website, social media presence
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Board recommends Cosby be found a sexually violent predator

A representative from the Sexual Offenders Assessment Board has issued an assessment recommending that Bill Cosby be classified as a sexually violent predator
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Body found near Montgomery street was that of 16-year-old

Police in Montgomery say a body found in the ditch line of a city street is that of a 16-year-old boy
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Boyhood memory leads to new trials in Detroit murder case

The Michigan Supreme Court has granted new trials after a man who witnessed his mother's murder at age 8 said the wrong men are in prison
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Candidate for Montgomery executive writes to assure Amazon

The Democratic nominee for Montgomery County executive has written to Amazon's owner that he will honor the county's commitments as the county seeks to lure the company's next headquarters
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Challenger files lawsuit against Alabama attorney general

Challenger Troy King has filed a lawsuit against Attorney General Steve Marshall seeking to stop him from spending campaign contributions from the Republican Attorneys General Association
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Citizen group monitors for possible environmental violations

A volunteer-driven citizen group is working to document potential environmental violations
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Cody clown family guaranteed to put smile on your face

Sometimes when a clown is in full face paint, it's difficult to tell whether he is smiling for real underneath
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Colorado baker who refused to make cake for gays sues again

The Colorado baker who wouldn't make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple and won a limited ruling at the U.S. Supreme Court is suing the state over another discrimination allegation
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Concrete dream: Some envision new I-14 route through South

Supporters of a proposed new interstate that would connect communities in five southern states say it would reduce poverty and improve the lives of residents along the route
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Cops: Man stabs, runs over estranged girlfriend, killing her

A man stabbed and then repeatedly drove over his estranged girlfriend, crushing her to death, as her suburban Philadelphia co-workers tried to help her, authorities said.
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Corruption case: Alabama lawmaker, 2 others plead not guilty

An Alabama legislator, a lobbyist who once led the Alabama Republican Party and a health care executive have pleaded not guilty to federal conspiracy charges
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County executive candidate to request recount in 9-vote loss

A Democratic primary candidate for Baltimore County executive says he'll file a request for a recount
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County loses bid to throw out internal affairs overhaul

Maricopa County has lost a bid to throw out an overhaul of then-Sheriff Joe Arpaio's internal affairs operations
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County to appeal ruling in lawsuit over Joe Arpaio's patrols

Maricopa County plans to ask the U.S. Supreme Court to review a lower-court decision that concluded the county is liable for then-Sheriff Joe Arpaio's actions in cracking down on immigrants during traffic stops
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Couple to be tried in $500 murder-for-hire plot

A man is accused of working with his girlfriend to kill a 70-year-old Maryland woman in a murder-for-hire plot
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Democratic candidate says Russians tried hacking website

Tabitha Isner, the Democratic candidate in Alabama's 2nd Congressional District, says Russian hackers made more than a thousand attempts to break into her campaign website last month
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Detroit man gets re-trial, released after serving 34 years

A Detroit man has been released from state prison after serving more than three decades for a murder he says he didn't commit
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Disaster designation for 4 Oklahoma counties due to drought

Gov. Mary Fallin's office says four counties in northeast Oklahoma have been designated disaster areas because of drought, making farmers and ranchers eligible for federal assistance
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Drenching rains close roads, prompt rescues in Pennsylvania

Portions of eastern and central Pennsylvania are again dealing with heavy rains and high waters that have shut down highways, flooded homes and prompted rescues
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Drenching rains close roads, prompts rescues in Pennsylvania

Portions of eastern and central Pennsylvania are again dealing with heavy rains and high waters that have shut down highways, flooded homes and prompted rescues
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Editorial Roundup: Recent editorials in Arkansas newspapers

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials in Arkansas newspapers
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Editorials from around Pennsylvania

Editorials from around Pennsylvania
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Ethics Commission says legislator can work for House Speaker

The Alabama Ethics Commission says a retiring member of the House of Representatives can work as House Speaker Mac McCutcheon's chief of staff without violating the "revolving door" provision of state ethics law
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Ex-Alabama police officer gets 10 years for fraud, theft

A former police officer in Alabama who pleaded guilty to insurance fraud and burglary has been sentenced to 10 years in prison
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Expert: GPS places Jordanian-born man at Texas slaying

A digital forensic expert says a GPS device owned by a Jordanian-born man on trial for capital murder places him at the same time and place of one of the 2012 Texas slayings
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Family farm a longtime labor of love for Vardaman pair

Jan Cook grew up following her father around the family farm. And he didn't mind one bit.
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Father and son drown after rain sweeps vehicle off road

Authorities say a father and son drowned in southeast Kansas when their vehicle was swept off a road during a rain storm
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First long-distance, residential drone delivery touches down

Country's first long-distance, residential drone delivery touches down in Montgomery County neighborhood
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Former Alabama governor attempts comeback on social media

Former Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley is attempting to revive his battered reputation on social media after his administration ended in scandal
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Former Alabama officers pleads guilty to insurance fraud

A former police officer in Alabama has pleaded guilty to fraud and theft charges
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Former US senator Maryon Allen dies at 92

Maryon Pittman Allen, one of only two women to serve as a U.S. senator from Alabama, has died
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GOP Alabama governor side-steps debate with Democratic foe

Republican Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has dismissed a challenge to debate Democratic Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox ahead of the gubernatorial election
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Government probing "new information" in Emmett Till slaying

The federal government has reopened its investigation into the slaying of Emmett Till, a black teenager whose brutal killing in Mississippi shocked the world more than 60 years ago
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Government probing 'new information' in Emmett Till slaying

The federal government has reopened its investigation into the slaying of Emmett Till, a black teenager whose brutal killing in Mississippi shocked the world more than 60 years ago
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Governor avoids deposition in case involving freeway attacks

Gov. Doug Ducey has avoided giving a deposition in a false-arrest lawsuit filed by a man once charged in some of the freeway shootings that set metro Phoenix on edge for weeks during the summer of 2015
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Governor to hand out tourism industry awards

Ivey will present tourism industry awards on Monday
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Heavy rains cause flooding, prompt water rescues

Authorities say heavy rains have been causing flooding and prompting road closures and rescues of people from stranded cars in southeastern Pennsylvania
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Heavy rains prompt rescues, confusion in Pennsylvania

Portions of eastern and central Pennsylvania are again dealing with heavy rains and high waters that have shut down highways, flooded homes and prompted rescues
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Here's why Alabama's Open Meetings Law is important to you

'It was pretty egregious,' said Brandon Cox, publisher and editor at the paper as well as the author of the column that sparked the controversy
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History shared but unreconciled in city's Confederate statue

In Tuskegee, Alabama, where a statue honoring Confederate soldiers has stood for more than a century, history is shared but unreconciled
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Home for people with dementia admits failing to report rape

A company that runs a Louisiana home for people with dementia and Alzheimer's disease has pleaded guilty to failing to report a rape there
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Houston woman sentenced for trying to sell daughter for sex

A Houston woman accused of offering to sell her 2-year-old daughter for sex at a cost of $1,200 has been sentenced to 40 years in prison
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Houston-area girl, 16, fatally shot during selfies with gun

Two men face charges after police say a 16-year-old girl was fatally shot while taking selfies and playing with a gun at a Houston-area apartment
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In a suburban apartment, nursing wildlife back to health

A dehydrated Cooper's hawk, and a limping Canada goose _ it's a typical 10 minutes in the life of the Philadelphia Metro Wildlife Center
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In Alabama, a onetime Trump critic fights GOP challenger

In Alabama, a onetime Trump critic fights primary challenger with Trump's help
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Inmate gets 7-year sentence for driving truck at guard

Prosecutors say an inmate who drove a truck at a guard in Alabama has been sentenced to seven more years in prison
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Inmate stabbed to death at state prison

An inmate has been fatally stabbed at a state prison in Barbour County
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Ivey sidesteps debate challenge from Maddox

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has dismissed a challenge to debate Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox ahead of the gubernatorial election
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Ivey: Jail food funds can't go into sheriffs' pockets

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey says the state will no longer give jail food funds to "sheriffs personally" in the wake of criticism that some sheriffs profited large sums by skimping on meals
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Johnson family driven to succeed in Tennessee city

Bryan Johnson, who is finishing up his first year at the helm of Hamilton County Schools, wasn't the only new face to come to town in 2017
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Jones says he is keeping 'open mind' on Kavanaugh

Jones says he is keeping 'open mind' on Kavanaugh
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Judge dismisses lawsuit by AG Marshall's challenger

A Montgomery judge has swiftly dismissed challenger Troy King's lawsuit against Attorney General Steve Marshall over contributions he received from the Republican Attorneys General Association
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Judge dismisses suit filed by senator's son in Arizona

A judge has dismissed a lawsuit by Sen. Jeff Flake's adult son over now-dismissed animal cruelty charges he faced in the 2014 heat-exhaustion deaths of 21 dogs at a kennel operated by his then-in-laws
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Judge refuses to move officer's murder trial, step aside

A judge has denied a request for a new judge, prosecution team and trial location in the case of a police officer facing murder charges
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Judge won't grant immunity to officer in fatal shooting

Judge won't grant immunity to Alabama officer in fatal shooting
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Kansas woman inspires at age 108

A 108-year-old Kansas woman says she loves every day and is happy to be alive
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King files ethics complaint against Marshall

A week ahead of the GOP runoff, challenger Troy King is making an issue of Attorney General Steve Marshall's heavy funding from the Republican Attorneys General Association
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Lawmaker indicted on bribery charges

A second Alabama lawmaker has been indicted in connection to an alleged bribery scheme to pressure insurance companies into covering treatments at a chain of diabetes clinics
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Lawsuit alleges USA Diving ignored sex abuse of divers

Two former divers are suing USA Diving, accusing the national governing body of ignoring or obstructing inquiries into allegations that a coach sexually abused them when they were young athletes
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Lawsuit filed against 'S-Town' podcast creators by estate

The estate of the man at the center of the popular "S-Town" podcast is suing the show's creators, saying the podcast exploited details of his private life for financial gain
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Lawyer: Man killed by cop shot intruder to protect grandson

A lawyer says a Denver-area homeowner killed by police after fatally shooting an intruder was a decorated Vietnam War veteran trying to protect his grandson from an attack
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Lynching memorial draws 100,000 visitors in first 3 months

The nation's first memorial to victims of lynching has drawn more than 100,000 visitors in its first three months _ far exceeding some earlier estimates
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Maddox challenges Ivey to debate ahead of Alabama election

Walt Maddox has challenged Gov. Kay Ivey to debate ahead of the November election for governor
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Maddox challenges Ivey to debate ahead of election

Walt Maddox has challenged Gov. Kay Ivey to debate ahead of the November election for governor
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Maddox launches video on debate challenge

Maddox launches video on debate challenge
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Maddox matches Ivey in July cash haul; Ivey has overall lead

Gubernatorial challenger Walt Maddox was able to keep fundraising pace in July with Gov. Kay Ivey, although Ivey has an overall cash advantage
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Maddox matches Ivey in July fundraising

Gubernatorial challenger Walt Maddox was able to keep fundraising pace in July with Gov. Kay Ivey, although Ivey has an overall cash advantage
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Maddox matches Ivey in July fundraising; Vance tops Parker

Gubernatorial challenger Walt Maddox was able to keep fundraising pace in July with Gov. Kay Ivey, although Ivey has an overall cash advantage
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Man accused of stabbing girlfriend, fleeing with kids

A Maryland man accused of stabbing his girlfriend and fleeing with his children has been arrested after authorities issued an Amber Alert
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Man apprehended by police dog died from ruptured artery

Authorities say preliminary autopsy results show that burglary suspect from a ruptured femoral artery after being apprehended by a police dog in Montgomery, Alabama
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Man charged in Walmart shooting apologizes in court

A Philadelphia man apologized as he was arraigned on charges including attempted murder and aggravated assault in a shooting that wounded several people at a Walmart near the city
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Man dies after apprehension by police dog

Authorities say a suspected burglar died after being apprehended by a police dog in Montgomery, Alabama
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Man electrocuted while working on Alabama high school

A man has died after he was electrocuted while working in an Alabama high school
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Marshall returns to campaign in heated AG race with King

Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall and former Attorney General Troy King make final pitches ahead of Tuesdays Republican runoff
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Maryland man shot by officer after barricade dies

Montgomery County police say a man who assaulted his ex-girlfriend and held his young son hostage has died after being shot by an officer earlier in the week
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Maryland MVA official discusses voter registration error

Maryland's Motor Vehicle administrator has outlined steps the agency is taking to prevent the kind of computer programing error that caused thousands of voters to use provisional ballots in last month's primary
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Maryland officer shoots man barricaded in home with 3-yr-old

Police in Maryland say an officer has shot a man who barricaded himself inside his ex-girlfriend's home, armed himself with a knife, entered the bedroom of their 3-year-old son and began writing on windows in what appeared to be blood on his fingers
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Maryland school bus driver accused of sexual assault of girl

A Maryland school bus driver is accused of sexually assaulting a 12-year-old while transporting students receiving special education services
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Mississippi authorities arrest 2 in multi-county theft ring

Mississippi authorities say they've arrested two people believed to be involved in a multi-county theft ring connected to a drug operation
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New county fairgrounds sees increase in attendance

A county fair in southwest Ohio has seen a huge increase in attendance following a location move
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North Carolina woman killed after attack by 2 pit bulls

Authorities say a North Carolina woman is dead after she was attacked in her neighborhood by two pit bulls
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Officer cleared in fatal shooting of man in parking lot

A Maryland police officer has been cleared by investigators after he fatally shot a man who reportedly attacked him
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Ohio couple buys island in West Virginia for $60K

An Ohio couple has bought an West Virginia island for $60,000
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Parks' letter about '57 bombing purchased by targeted couple

Rosa Parks' letter about '57 bombing purchased by couple targeted in attack
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Party runoff winner wins battle to be on ballot

A candidate for a judgeship in Alabama has won a legal round in her battle to say on the ballot
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Pennsylvania man's 7-foot boa constrictor goes missing

A Pennsylvania man's 7-foot red tail boa constrictor has gone missing
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Pennsylvania man's boa constrictor is missing

A Pennsylvania man's 7-foot red tail boa constrictor is missing
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Person of interest held in stabbing of woman at office park

Police in suburban Philadelphia have apprehended a person of interest in the fatal stabbing of a woman whose body was found in an office park
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Philadelphia teacher thinking of leaving profession

Everybody wanted Quamiir Trice - even before he stepped foot into his own classroom
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Police focus on the pros, cons of body cameras

Clipping a video camera to his chest is not something Central Bucks Regional police Cpl. Cliff Horn ever thought would become part of his pre-shift ritual, and when the pilot program began he wasn't exactly enthused. But over time he's changed his tune.
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Police officer's attorneys seek to remove judge, move trial

Police officer's attorneys seek to remove judge, move murder trial over bench comments
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Police say 89-year-old father shot, killed by son

Police say an 89-year-old Maryland man was shot and killed by his son, who then turned the gun on himself
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Police to give more details on killing of Colorado homeowner

Police are expected to release more information about a police shooting that left a man dead after he shot and killed an intruder at his suburban Denver home
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Police: 200 lbs. of pot worth $1M-plus found in pickup truck

New York State Police say they've seized 200 pounds of marijuana with a street value of more than $1 million after pulling over a vehicle on a Hudson Valley road
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Police: 7 rob Saks of $30K in Gucci merchandise near DC

Police in a Washington suburb say a group of robbers assaulted two store employees and made off with up to $30,000 in Gucci items
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Police: Man who held toddler hostage had history of violence

A Maryland man who was fatally shot by police this week during a hostage situation is said to have had a history of violence
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Police: Train hits, kills 2 women walking in Maryland

Police in Maryland say a freight train has struck and killed two women who had been walking near railroad tracks
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Prominent companies return to Business Council

Some prominent Alabama companies have returned to the Business Council of Alabama as the political organization announced a new governance structure
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Proposal calls for CSX to pay $2.2 million over derailment

Federal officials have announced a $2.2 million proposed settlement with CSX Transportation to resolve the company's liability for water pollution violations stemming from a train derailment that caused an oil spill in West Virginia
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Prosecutors don't have to testify in false-arrest lawsuit

Prosecutors won't be forced to testify at depositions in a false-arrest lawsuit filed by a landscaper once charged in some of the freeway shootings in metro Phoenix during the summer of 2015
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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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Rosa Parks' letter about '57 bombing bought by targeted pair

A letter written by Rosa Parks describing the 1957 bombing of her neighbors' home has been purchased at auction by the couple who were targeted in the attack
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Roy Moore sues PAC over ads about misconduct accusations

Defeated Senate candidate Roy Moore has filed a defamation lawsuit against a super PAC that ran an advertising blitz focused on sexual misconduct accusations against him during the campaign
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Runoffs for US House, state positions on runoff ballot

Runoffs for US House, state positions on runoff ballot in Alabama
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Scandal-tarnished ex-governor touts record on new website

Former Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley attempting to revive battered reputation on social media after his administration ended in scandal
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Schools get guidance on program to arm administrators

Alabama's public schools chief is giving schools guidance for a program that would allow designated administrators to access guns or weapons stored on campus
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Sheriff: Woman killed by 2 pit bulls while on a walk

Authorities say a 66-year-old North Carolina woman was attacked and killed by two pit bulls while she was taking a walk
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Shooting reported at mall near Philadelphia

Authorities say two people have been arrested after a reported shooting at a Walmart near Philadelphia
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Shooting suspect in standoff at LA market; 1 woman killed

Police believe a man involved in a standoff with officers at a Los Angeles supermarket had shot his grandmother and girlfriend earlier in the day
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Shooting suspect in standoff at Los Angeles supermarket

Police believe a man involved in a standoff with officers at a Los Angeles supermarket had shot his grandmother and girlfriend earlier in the day
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State Supreme Court stays officer's murder trial

The Alabama Supreme Court has stayed the trial of a Montgomery police officer facing murder charges
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State takes comments on Medicaid work requirement

Alabama is accepting comments on its proposal to put a work requirement on 74,000 Medicaid recipients
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Storm damage, power outages reported in central Kentucky

Authorities say severe storms that have barreled through central Kentucky have caused power outages, road closures and damage to buildings and trees
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Storm knocks out power to thousands of customers

Utility companies are working to restore service to thousands of customers left without power by last night's storm in southeastern Pennsylvania and elsewhere
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Street artist shares journey from craps table to witness

A tourist approaches the artist beside the fountain with a camera and a curious expression
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Students, Capital-Gazette reporter, rally for gun control

Students from a Maryland school where a girl was killed in a shooting and a reporter from the Capital-Gazette newspaper where five people were shot to death last month are urging lawmakers to approve stronger gun-control measures
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Supreme Court to hear case of Alabama inmate in October

The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments for Oct. 2 over whether Alabama can execute an inmate diagnosed with stroke-related dementia who lawyers contend can't remember killing a police officer in 1985
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Teen's body found in car lot of Maryland elementary school

Police in Maryland say the body of a 17-year-old boy was found at an elementary school
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Tennessee editorial roundup

Summary of recent Tennessee newspaper editorials
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The Latest: 3 GOP appeals courts nominations decided

Voters in Alabama's runoff decided the Republican nominees for three slots on statewide appeals courts
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The Latest: Ainsworth takes lieutenant governor nomination

State Rep. Will Ainsworth has defeated Public Service Commission President Twinkle Andress Cavanaugh for the Republican nomination for lieutenant governor in a race that got raucous down the stretch
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The Latest: Bill Cosby to fight violent predator designation

Bill Cosby's representative says the 81-year-old plans to fight the recommendation from a Pennsylvania board that he be classified as a sexually violent predator
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The Latest: High rains force evacuation in Pennsylvania town

Officials are evacuating a few hundred people from part of a central Pennsylvania college town after a rain-swollen stream began to inundate their neighborhood
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The Latest: Mississippi DA mum on new Till investigation

A Mississippi prosecutor isn't saying whether federal authorities have given him new information since they reopened an investigation into the slaying of Emmett Till in 1955
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The Latest: Officials say rafting group appears to be safe

Emergency officials say they are fairly confident Monday evening that a group of rafters is safe after a report that they were missing on Lehigh River
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The Latest: Pate defeats dial for Agriculture nomination

Farmer and small-town mayor Rick Pate has defeated longtime state Sen. Gerald Dial for the Republican nomination for commissioner of the Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries
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The Latest: Rescuers search for possibly missing rafters

Water rescue teams from Lehigh and Northampton counties have been dispatched Monday evening to the Lehigh River after officials say several rafters could be missing
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The Latest: West claims school board nomination

Auburn City School Board President Tracie West has won the GOP nomination in the only runoff for a position on the Alabama State Board of Education.
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Tire off van strikes windshield of car; kills car's driver

Authorities say tire came off van, crashed through windshield of a car and killed car's driver on interstate in southwestern Ohio
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Trial set for airman accused in another airman's death

An airman assigned to a northwest Louisiana military base is scheduled for a general court-martial trial Jan. 7
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What's up, doc: Creel's journey to today 'an inspiration'

What's up, doc: Creel's journey to today 'an inspiration'
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White officer argues self-defense in black man's death

A white Alabama police officer charged with murder in the shooting death of an unarmed black man is asking a judge to rule that he's immune from prosecution
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Whooping cough outbreak in Jefferson, Shelby counties

The Alabama Department of Public Health is investigating an outbreak of whooping cough in Shelby and Jefferson counties
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Williams resigning from House; Hanes' successor named

There are more comings and goings at the North Carolina House as one Republican member will resign and local activists chose a replacement for a Democrat who stepped down last week
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Woman describes alleged sexual grooming by Ohio State coach

A former diver is suing USA Diving over allegations a coach sexually abused her beginning when she was 16
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Worley re-elected Democratic Party chairwoman

Nancy Worley has been re-elected as chairwoman of the Alabama Democratic Party, narrowly defeating a challenger who was backed by U.S. Sen. Doug Jones
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Worley to face challenge for Democratic Party chair

Worley to face challenge for helm of Alabama Democratic Party
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