Investigators: Georgia officer likely shot by other officers

AP Photo/Ben Gray ATLANTA (AP) — Police officers who arrived at the wrong metro Atlanta home for a report of suspicious activity shot the man who lives there, killed his dog and “likely” shot a fellow officer, leaving him seriously wounded, authorities said...

Shots hit 4 vehicles on I-10 in Phoenix; unclear if related

AP Photo PHOENIX (AP) — Authorities are trying to determine if the same person fired gunshots at four vehicles along a Phoenix freeway over a three-day span. Only one person was hurt in the shootings that began Saturday along Interstate 10, and that unidentified person...

Baseball, wings and Ellen: Meet the Miss America hopefuls

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — This year, Georgia is from Oklahoma – Georgia Frazier, that is, a cancer survivor and daughter of a former New York Yankees pitcher who holds an inauspicious World Series record. Miss Oklahoma’s background is one of many compelling...

The Latest: Kentucky clerk invokes ‘God’s authority’

AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — The latest on a Kentucky county clerk who has refused to issue same-sex marriage licenses (all times local): 8:20 a.m. A county clerk in Kentucky who is continuing to deny marriage licenses to gay couples says she’s...

Trial set for officer charged with abusing Indian man

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama police officer goes on trial Tuesday on a federal charge of using excessive force against an Indian man who was thrown down and partially paralyzed during a confrontation in a suburban neighborhood. Madison police officer Eric Sloan...

The war room, the street: 2 responses to Baltimore violence

AP Photo/Patrick Semansky BALTIMORE (AP) — There are only three rules at the Kids Safe Zone: Sign in, clean up after yourself, and read for 15 minutes before playing with the toys stacked around the space, a converted laundromat in West Baltimore. Ericka Alston – who...

Black Lives Matter movement experiencing growing pains

AP Photo/Max Ortiz WASHINGTON (AP) — Hundreds of Black Lives Matter activists, black and white, marched outside the Minnesota State Fair this weekend, hoping to bring attention to the deaths of African-Americans at the hands of police. Inside the fair, a booth also...

Atlanta-area police officer shot, circumstances unclear

ATLANTA (AP) — An Atlanta-area police officer has been shot and taken to a hospital. DeKalb County police spokeswoman Mekka Parrish said the officer was shot Monday night but she didn’t immediately have any details about the circumstances of the shooting. The shooting...

California doctor faces murder trial in 3 drug deaths

AP Photo/Nick Ut LOS ANGELES (AP) — Even after several patients died of overdoses, a California doctor charged in their deaths kept passing out prescriptions for powerful painkillers in appointments that lasted as little as three minutes, often without physical exams and...

California doctor faces murder trial in 3 drug deaths

AP Photo/Nick Ut LOS ANGELES (AP) — Even after several patients died of overdoses, a California doctor charged in their deaths kept passing out prescriptions for powerful painkillers in appointments that lasted as little as three minutes, often without physical exams and...