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Officer injured, shots fired after suspect steals squad car

POSTED BY: Associated Press
Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 12:36 PM

GRAND CHUTE, Wis. (AP) — An officer is injured and two suspects are in custody after one man stole a squad car in Wisconsin.

Appleton police Sgt. Dave Lund says the incident happened Saturday night as officers investigated two theft suspects at Pawn America in Grand Chute. One of the men got into an officer's K9 squad car, with the dog inside, and backed into another officer's squad car, injuring that officer.

Michigan pays legal fees for Detroit Public Schools

POSTED BY: Associated Press
Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 12:28 PM

DETROIT (AP) — The state Department of Treasury say it will pay more than $300,000 in legal fees to sue two Detroit Public Schools teachers for what the district alleges was their roles in instigating massive teacher sickouts.

Massachusetts Democrats gear up for star turns at convention

POSTED BY: Associated Press
Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 12:12 PM

BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts is gearing up for an outsized role when Democrats gather in Philadelphia this week for their national convention.

A boatload of public officials in the heavily Democratic state — including the entire congressional delegation and several statewide elected officials — are slated to attend the gathering as delegates.

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, Congressman Joe Kennedy and Boston Mayor Marty Walsh are among those expected to address the convention.

Police: Woman found dead in upstate NY, daughter charged

POSTED BY: Associated Press
Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 11:50 AM

ELLENVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — Police say the mother of a woman whose disappearance led to the discovery of 10 sets of human remains strewn along Long Island's Gilgo Beach has been found dead in her apartment.

Police say another daughter of Mari Gilbert daughter has been charged in her death. Gilbert's body was found Saturday inside her Ellenville apartment in the Catskills.

Gilbert's attorney, John Ray, confirmed her death and the arrest of 27-year-old Sarra Elizabeth Gilbert.

In Dallas, burgeoning movement overshadowed by shooting

POSTED BY: Associated Press
Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 11:29 AM

DALLAS (AP) — The Next Generation Action Network has held more than 50 protests against police brutality since the group was founded in August 2014 after the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. Most of the protests have drawn small crowds.

So it surprised Dominique Alexander, a 27-year-old Baptist preacher and the civil rights group's founder, and others to see downtown Dallas flooded with hundreds of people. They celebrated the proof of their movement's vitality — until they heard the shots fired that killed five police officers.

3 injured after shooting near downtown Orlando nightclub

POSTED BY: Associated Press
Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 11:16 AM

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Police in Florida are investigating a shooting that happened early Sunday near a nightclub in downtown Orlando.

Orlando Police say the shooting happened near the Venue 578 nightclub and that three people were injured, one critically. The two other victims had minor injuries.

Mynews13.com is reporting that the fighting started inside the club before it moved outside. Employees told the station that they saw a man fire his gun in the air.

2 years after Ferguson, recriminations roil governor's race

POSTED BY: Associated Press
Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 10:51 AM

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Republican candidates in Missouri's gubernatorial primary are pledging an aggressive law-and-order approach, two years after the fatal Ferguson police shooting of Michael Brown prompted widespread protests.

The shooting of the black 18-year-old by a white officer honed the nation's attention on racial relations with police.

West Coast style weather strikes Northeastern US

POSTED BY: Associated Press
Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 10:40 AM

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — West Coast style weather is striking the Northeastern U.S.

Heat and drought-like conditions are posing serious concerns for farmers and prompting water use restrictions and bans in some towns. The dry spell is hitting the region from Maine to Pennsylvania. Wildfire flames are lapping at parts of Massachusetts, and Maine is expecting a smaller blueberry crop.

Hardest hit are Massachusetts, western New York, and the southern climes of New Hampshire and Maine.

Cops, protesters gear up for hot day of marches ahead of DNC

POSTED BY: Associated Press
Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 10:04 AM

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police officers are posted at street corners in downtown Philadelphia as protesters prepare for a sweltering day of marches and rallies ahead of the Democratic National Convention.

Several Sunday demonstrations are planned, including an anti-fracking march from City Hall to Independence Mall, near the Liberty Bell. Bernie Sanders supporters expect about 3,000 protesters will join them in a march from City Hall to a park near the convention site.

The Latest: Albania detains 19 Afghans, 1 suspected smuggler

POSTED BY: Associated Press
Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 09:22 AM

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — The Latest developments on Europe's migration situation (all times local):

4:15 p.m.

Albanian police say they have detained 19 Afghans and arrested one suspected Albanian smuggler trying to illegally help them cross into neighboring Montenegro to reach Western European countries.

The police statement on Sunday said another Albanian organizing the smuggling was still at large.

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