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The Latest: Search for missing crew to end Wednesday evening
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- The latest on a U.S.-based cargo ship that sank in the Atlantic and the search for crew members. All times local:... 10/7/2015 7:08 PM

The Latest on storm: 2 killed were out-of-state contractors
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- The latest on the rainstorm that pounded parts of the East Coast (all times local):... 10/7/2015 8:13 PM

Oregon gunman killed himself after police shot him
ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) -- The gunman who fatally shot nine people at an Oregon community college last week killed himself in front of his victims after two police officers wounded him, authorities said Wednesday.... 10/7/2015 8:27 PM

Mother-son bond over guns links Oregon, Connecticut slayings
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- The deadly shooting last week at an Oregon community college has an eerie parallel with the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School that killed 20 pupils and six adult staff members in 2012.... 10/7/2015 5:43 PM

Kentucky man to be sentenced in wife's alleged mercy killing
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- Virginia Chumbley was asleep when she was shot to death in her home. The killer left the handgun in the bedroom and cried as he called 911.... 10/7/2015 8:56 PM

Coast Guard ending search for sunken cargo ship's crew
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- The Coast Guard plans to end its search at sunset for 33 missing crew members from a U.S. cargo ship that sank last week during Hurricane Joaquin, officials announced Wednesday afternoon.... 10/7/2015 7:09 PM

Drug inmates with long rap sheets among those freed early
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A push to overhaul criminal sentencing is prompting the early release of thousands of federal drug prisoners, including some whom prosecutors once described as threats to society, according to an Associated Press review of court records.... 10/7/2015 6:16 PM

California governor signs aggressive climate change bill
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- California Gov. Jerry Brown signed an ambitious climate change bill on Wednesday, aiming to increase the state's use of renewable electricity to 50 percent and make existing buildings twice as energy-efficient by 2030.... 10/7/2015 8:30 PM

Private database lets police skirt license plate data limits
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) -- For years, police nationwide have used patrol car-mounted scanners to automatically photograph and log the whereabouts of peoples' cars, uploading the images into databases they've used to identify suspects in crimes from theft to murder.... 10/7/2015 5:40 PM

Followers mourn tantra teacher killed on trail in California
FAIRFAX, Calif. (AP) -- Stunned students and supporters mourned a beloved teacher of tantra yoga on Wednesday after he was shot dead while walking his dog along a scenic California hiking trail.... 10/7/2015 8:14 PM

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