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Sheriff: 2 men fire at soldiers in Mississippi; none hurt
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) -- A sheriff in Mississippi says authorities are searching for two men who fired gunshots from a vehicle at soldiers at a military facility. No injuries were reported.... 8/4/2015 7:06 PM

Sandra Bland's family sues state trooper, wants answers
HOUSTON (AP) -- The family of a black woman found dead in a Texas jail three days after a confrontation with a white state trooper filed a wrongful-death lawsuit Tuesday against the officer and other officials, saying it was a last resort after being unable to get enough information about the case.... 8/4/2015 4:51 PM

Prosecutors launch last push for theater shooter's execution
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) -- The prosecutor of James Holmes told jurors Tuesday that once they hear from at least 12 more people this week - relatives of each of his murder victims - they will decide that death is the only appropriate sentence for his attack on a Colorado movie theater.... 8/4/2015 5:40 PM

The Latest: Dad of theater victim leaves empty seat on trips
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) -- The latest in the sentencing phase of the Colorado theater shooting trial (all times local):... 8/4/2015 6:00 PM

The Latest: Residents help out at unruly California wildfire
LOWER LAKE, Calif. (AP) -- The latest on wildfires burning in California (all times local):... 8/4/2015 6:36 PM

Authorities search rugged California area for gunman
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Authorities searching for a man linked to a killing, a kidnapping and the wounding of two sheriff's deputies focused on a rugged, 5-square-mile area of central California.... 8/4/2015 4:55 PM

Officials probing New Hampshire tent collapse that killed 2
LANCASTER, N.H. (AP) -- New Hampshire's fire marshal said Tuesday it's not clear why a circus operator proceeded with a show minutes after the National Weather Service put out a severe storm warning. Winds of 60 mph winds collapsed the tent, killing two spectators and sending about 32 others to hospitals.... 8/4/2015 5:50 PM

Search on for shooter outside Big Sean, J. Cole concert
HOLMDEL, N.J. (AP) -- State police on Tuesday were looking for a suspect and witnesses to a shooting that left two people wounded outside a hip-hop concert in New Jersey.... 8/4/2015 3:35 PM

Suspect in Memphis officer's death says he's no coward
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- The man accused of killing a Memphis police officer had a few words for the department's director when he turned himself in, ending a manhunt that dragged on for two days.... 8/4/2015 2:25 PM

Ex-Illinois Gov. Blagojevich asks full court to hear appeal
CHICAGO (AP) -- Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich asked a full federal appellate court in Chicago to rehear his appeal after three judges recently overturned five of his 18 corruption convictions.... 8/4/2015 7:08 PM

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