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Several communities investigate reports of clown sightings

Hundreds, if not thousands, of Penn State students weren't about to let their handsome State College campus become creeped out by the nationwide rash of clowns...


Kim Kardashian West robbery an inside job?

They believe the robbers were tipped off by someone who knew her schedule. Two police officials told the Associated Press that robbers tied up Kim and locked ...


Fleeing man wanted in Virginia K-9 shooting captured

The incident began at about 9:10 p.m. Sunday when deputies pulled over a driver wanted on numerous felony warrants out Fredericksburg. The vehicle pulled into t...


Clown sightings prompt college students to flood the streets

Reports say there have been sightings of clowns scaring people in 10 states in America. No weapons were reported. Police said they believe a group text led ...


Paterson homes destroyed in blast after gas smell report

The incident happened on Goshen Street in Paterson around 9:25 a.m. Tuesday, and two homes were leveled while another neighboring house was damaged and on fire....


Missing Sheridan teen found safe after Amber Alert

Madison Lloyd has been found safe and Dustin Fisher is in custody. The subject of an Hamilton County, Indiana Amber Alert is safe thanks to a Wabash Valley ga...


Comet-chasing space probe Rosetta concludes 12-year-mission

Before reaching the surface and shutting down, Rosetta's instruments and camera relayed back data and images, giving scientists insight into the structure of th...


APNewsBreak: Ohio plans January execution using 3-drug combo

The problem affects all states with the death penalty. The Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction said it would proceed in January with the schedule...


Supreme Court opens its term in an unusual way

The rights of transgender people, immigration, climate change, voter identification and religious freedom are among other cases the court might consider later i...


2 students, 1 teacher wounded in school shooting

Police confirm a shooting was reported at Townville Elementary School in Townville, South Carolina . The teacher and one student taken to AnMed Health Center...


Two SCS schools receive national honor for closing achievement gap

The U.S. Secretary of Education, John B. King. The award had criteria that mainly focused on student performance indicators, which Norvell said was boosted by...


Republicans Forbes and former Sen. Warner disagree over presidential candidates

Clinton has not proposed specific plans to enlarge the military but has said she wants to end automatic defense budget cuts and want a commission to examine def...


Girl rebukes Charlotte mayor over police shootings

Speakers began lining up in the lobby of the Charlotte Mecklenburg Government Center about an hour before the citizens forum. The Charlotte Observer report...


Police search for homicide, kidnapping suspect at Georgetown apartment

Local authorities are on the lookout for a suspect wanted for a crime spree that began late last night in the Dallas area . A man and his brother nearby repo...


Authorities Releasing Dash Cam Footage From Charlotte Shooting

Nor does either show the officer firing at him. In it, she can be heard yelling at the police not to shoot him and to Keith not to "do it". Police went to the...


Syrian Forces Launch Ground Operation In Aleppo

Since the one-week cease-fire brokered by Russia and the USA ended September 19, Aleppo has been under intense Russian and Syrian airstrikes, killing more tha...


Clinton-Trump debate could top 100 million viewers

Yet Clinton, a national political figure for more than a quarter-century, also has more knowledge of the issues, and that creates a vulnerability for Trump. Tru...


Houston officials: Shooting suspect was lawyer

Numerous weapons were found at the scene, a bomb-squad robot examined a Porsche that's believed to be the shooter's and bomb squad officers also were scouring t...


LATEST UPDATES - Jose Fernandez's Death And Aftershocks

His enthusiasm and appreciation were among the things discussed after the Miami community learned of his passing Sunday morning. Fernandez, 24, was scheduled ...


Life of abducted Minnesota boy, 11, celebrated

Jacob was kidnapped in 1989. The kidnapper told Trevor and Aaron to run to the nearby woods and not look back. About 1,000 more watched from an overflow area. M...


Man who hit Sacramento mayor with pie released from jail

A Sacramento Police spokesman indicated that a full report with witness statements and interviews will be sent to the District Attorney's Office, but it is unli...


Wells Fargo CEO is 'sorry' - but he's not stepping down

Some observers see it as a case of the company blaming the 5,300 workers for its misdeeds, taking little or no responsibility for what occurred. Wells Fargo ...


Pro-Kremlin party wins big majority in Russian parliament

With almost all votes counted, President Vladimir Putin's United Russia Party has more than 54 percent of the vote, with the Liberal Democrat Party and the Co...


CMPD should share video of shooting

Scott's wife, Rakeiya Scott, released a statement Wednesday night questioned statements put forward by law enforcement officials. Protesters react to a pol...


Authorities probe ties between blasts, devices in 2 states

But Governor Andrew Cuomo said that "a bomb exploding in NY is obviously an act of terrorism", He deployed 1,000 officers and National Guard members to variou...


Cam Newton Says Some Things To Colin Kaepernick

On Tuesday, 43-year-old Keith Lamont Scott was shot and killed by police at an apartment complex in Charlotte. The former Philadelphia Eagles star has been ...


Group says there are 'dangerous' levels of chemicals in drinking water

Chromium-6 can be produced from industrial activities like producing stainless steel or manufacturing textiles. California state scientists drew on that study t...


Philadelphia teacher under investigation after fight with student caught on video

According to a law enforcement source, the student was late to class. The Philadelphia School District is working with Philadelphia Police and also conduc...


Bombing suspect's family accused city of discrimination

On Saturday night a bombing in New York's Chelsea neighborhood, which left 29 persons injured, was the first time that Ahmad Khan Rahami's identity was ...


Utah school evacuated after suspect makes threats; none hurt

The district says around 250 students were present when Craig entered the school and told staff to evacuate the campus. Chris Craig, 35, was granted a $25,000...