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Dangerous East Coast storm brings misery to South Carolina
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- A dangerous rainstorm drenching the East Coast brought more misery Sunday to South Carolina - cutting power to thousands, forcing dozens of water rescues around the capital city and closing "too many roads to name" because of floodwaters.... 10/4/2015 2:50 PM

Survivor: Gunman spared 'lucky one' to give police message
ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) -- The gunman who opened fire at an Oregon college killed some of his victims after telling them to crawl across the classroom floor and shot one after saying he would spare her if she begged for her life, according to relatives of students in the classroom.... 10/4/2015 12:09 PM

AP Exclusive: Inmates slip away en route to halfway houses
WASHINGTON (AP) -- More than 240 inmates have slipped away from federal custody in the past three years while traveling to halfway houses, including several who committed bank robberies and a carjacking while on the lam, according to documents obtained by The Associated Press.... 10/4/2015 12:41 PM

Trial to begin for teen charged in teacher's rape, killing
BOSTON (AP) -- One day in the fall of 2013, Colleen Ritzer asked one of her 9th-grade algebra students to stay after school. Hours later, the body of the popular, 24-year-old teacher was found in nearby woods, partly covered by leaves. She had been raped and her throat had been slit with a box cutter. Near her body was a note reading, "I hate you all."... 10/4/2015 3:04 PM

New York City explosion kills 1, hurts 3; gas leak suspected
NEW YORK (AP) -- The removal of a stove may have led to a gas leak that caused an explosion and fire that ripped through a three-story building in Brooklyn, killing a woman inside and injuring three passers-by, authorities said.... 10/4/2015 6:51 AM

Law firm labeled hate group leading Kim Davis' crusade
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- Kim Davis' lawyer stood onstage in a Washington D.C. hotel and pointed to a photo on the screen. It showed 100,000 people packed into a Peruvian soccer stadium, Mat Staver told the crowd, all there to pray for the Kentucky clerk battling against gay marriage.... 10/4/2015 3:09 PM

Police officers' names still secret 3 years after shooting
RIDGEWAY, S.C. (AP) -- It's been nearly three years since Gregory McDaniel was shot twice, losing a kidney, during a police drug raid on a South Carolina home where he was sleeping. But no one will tell McDaniel who shot him.... 10/4/2015 3:16 PM

Gay former student of Pope Francis' speaks out
WASHINGTON (AP) -- An openly gay former student of Pope Francis' who visited with the pope during his recent trip to Washington said he was surprised Francis had met with the Kentucky county clerk who gained attention for refusing to issue same-sex couples marriage licenses.... 10/4/2015 6:29 AM

Death row inmate at 16, later freed, she can't escape past
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- She slipped out of the house before dawn, leaving behind four handwritten letters.... 10/3/2015 11:16 PM

San Francisco's last gun store closing doors for good
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- The only gun store in San Francisco is shuttering for good, saying it can no longer operate in the city's political climate of increased gun control regulations and vocal opposition to its business.... 10/4/2015 3:10 PM

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