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Tropical Depression Bonnie Brings Heavy Rain To Carolinas

(AP)  Tropical Depression Bonnie is expected to bring more heavy rainfall to the Carolinas as it moves along the coastline, making for a wet Memorial Day holiday. The depression’s maximum sustained winds early Monday are near 30 mph with little change in strength forecast. The National Hurricane Center says the system’s center made landfall just […]

Computer Glitch Resolved At JFK Airport After Massive Delays

  (AP) — Officials say normal operations are expected at John F. Kennedy Airport’s Terminal 7, one day after a computer outage caused massive check-in delays. Port Authority of New York and New Jersey spokesman Neal Buccino says Monday that all computers are up and running. On Sunday, a server providing Internet service had problems […]

Police: Urine-Soaked Baby Found In Car During Heroin Arrest

(AP) — West Virginia state police say a baby was soaked in urine in the back seat of a parked vehicle where four adults allegedly were using heroin. The Herald-Dispatch  says the adults were arrested Friday along U.S. 60 in Huntington, about 52 miles west of Charleston. Trooper J.A. Roach says troopers saw a 1-year-old […]

Family Of Boy In Gorilla Exhibit Says He’s Fine

(AP) — The family of a boy who survived a 15-foot fall into a gorilla exhibit at the Cincinnati Zoo says he is home and doing fine.  The family released a statement Sunday thanking the zoo staff for their quick response.  A special animal response team shot and killed a 17-year-old gorilla that grabbed the […]

Libertarians Pick Ex-New Mexico Gov. Johnson For President

(AP) — The Libertarian Party has nominated former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson as its presidential candidate just as it did in 2012.  Delegates to the party’s convention in Orlando on Sunday picked Johnson on the second ballot over Austin Petersen, the founder of The Libertarian Republic magazine, and anti-computer virus company founder John McAfee. […]

Trump Speaks At Rolling Thunder Rally

(AP) — Donald Trump says people in the U.S. illegally are cared for better in the United States than the nation’s military veterans.  Trump was speaking at the annual Rolling Thunder motorcycle rally, which honors prisoners of war and service members missing in action. Trump was warmly received by the crowd despite having once said […]

Man Shoots Himself To Death Inside New Jersey Firing Range

(AP) — Authorities say a man has shot himself to death at a firing range in New Jersey.  Woodland Park police say the 30-year-old Garfield man had gone to the Gun For Hire indoor shooting range with a friend Saturday night. They say he shot himself in the head a short time later.  The man […]

Girl Shot In Head While In Father’s Car In Detroit Has Died

(AP) —A 2-year-old girl who was shot in the head in Detroit during a dispute between two groups has died.  St. John Hospital spokesman Brian Taylor said Makanzee Oldham died Sunday. She was shot Wednesday while in a car with her father after a fight erupted and someone poured juice on a woman getting ready […]

Police: Off-Duty Officer Shoots Armed Suspected Shoplifter

(AP) — Police in Washington, D.C., say an off-duty officer shot a man suspected of shoplifting after the man produced a gun and failed to comply with the officer’s orders.  Police said in a statement that the shooting happened Sunday near Union Station. Police say an off-duty officer saw a man carrying objects in his […]

Woman Fleeing Robbery In Chicago Hit By Truck, Dies

(AP) – A Chicago woman who was fleeing from an armed robbery with her boyfriend has died after being hit by a truck on Lake Shore Drive. Chicago Police Officer Laura Amezaga says a 32-year-old woman and a 43-year-old man were approached by a group of males in the Gold Coast neighborhood early Sunday morning. […]