COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Family and friends of a South Carolina state senator slain at the Charleston church he pastored have set up a foundation in his honor.
The Honorable Reverend Clementa C. Pinckney Foundation is being launched Thursday on what would have been Pinckney's 42nd birthday. Its mission is to improve the quality of life for all South Carolina citizens by backing religious, educational and charitable causes Pinckney supported.
GEORGETOWN, Ky. (AP) — Police say an 8-month-old baby is safe after a man stole a car with the child inside and led police on a chase through two counties before crashing into a tree.
Kentucky State Police Trooper Robert Purdy told WKYT-TV (http://bit.ly/1ShP1j6) the theft happened at a Georgetown gas station after the child's mother walked inside, leaving a teenager to pump gas. A man jumped into their car and drove off with it.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Here are the latest developments in the case of the July 19 fatal shooting of a motorist after a traffic stop by a University of Cincinnati police officer (all times local):
The NAACP says the indictment of a white University of Cincinnati policeman in the shooting death of a black driver after a traffic stop illustrates the kind of action needed when excessive force is used against unarmed people.
WASHINGTON (AP) — After a harsh winter, the U.S. economy posted a solid rebound in the April-June quarter, led by a surge in consumer spending and a recovery in foreign trade.
The Commerce Department says the gross domestic product, the economy's total output of goods and services, expanded at a 2.3 percent annual rate in the second quarter, up from a 0.6 percent first quarter increase. The first quarter figure was revised from a previous estimate of a 0.2 percent...