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AP News - Oct 12, 2015 6:50 PM

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — A fast-moving grass fire that started at a landfill destroyed an unknown number of homes and other buildings and forced hundreds of people to evacuate from a rural area in Wyoming.No injuries were reported but at least 10 hom ...more

AP News - Oct 12, 2015 6:48 PM

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say 911 calls from concerned viewers led to the arrest of a Florida woman who was streaming live video of herself while driving drunk.Lakeland police report 23-year-old Whitney Beall was using the social media a ...more

AP News - Oct 12, 2015 6:36 PM

HALF MOON BAY, Calif. (AP) — A rippled white whopper weighing in at 1,969 pounds took the title Monday for plumpest pumpkin at an annual San Francisco Bay Area contest.Growers gathered with their gargantuan offerings to try to break the world re ...more

AP News - Oct 12, 2015 6:34 PM

SEATTLE (AP) — Nearly seven years after Bernie Madoff's investment empire was revealed to be a $17.5 billion fraud, the battle by investors to recover their losses ramps up in a case that goes to trial this week in Seattle.A Washington state inv ...more

AP News - Oct 12, 2015 6:32 PM

HOUSTON (AP) — Police searched for a suspect Monday after releasing two men detained last week in connection with the fatal shooting of an 18-year-old student at Texas Southern University.Classes resumed Monday at the Houston campus where freshm ...more

AP News - Oct 12, 2015 6:21 PM

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A fourth young adult has killed himself in less than three weeks in a remote Alaska Native village, the latest in a tragic cycle in which each of the previous three deaths influenced the subsequent one, authorities said. ...more

AP News - Oct 12, 2015 5:59 PM

MILFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut city's school system that canceled Halloween costume parades at its elementary schools has reversed its decision following an outcry from parents.Milford Superintendent Elizabeth Feser wrote in a letter Monday ...more

AP News - Oct 12, 2015 5:48 PM

DOUGLASVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Officials say 15 Confederate flag supporters have been indicted following a confrontation with a black family in Georgia.Douglas County District Attorney Brian Fortner announced charges against members of a group called ...more

AP News - Oct 12, 2015 5:48 PM

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Police say a man shot outside the Dallas Cowboys' stadium after a game Sunday was trying to break up a fight.Arlington police said Monday the suspect, 28-year-old Marvin Rodriguez, pointed a gun at a man during an earlier ...more

AP News - Oct 12, 2015 5:21 PM

MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. (AP) — A man whose body was found dangling from a clothing donation bin in New Jersey was a drifter who was apparently scavenging for clothes, police said.A woman made the discovery Sunday afternoon at a donation box located in ...more