- Cops investigate boy's entry into exhibit, gorilla's killing
May 31, 201612:59 PM ET
CINCINNATI (AP) — Police said Tuesday they were investigating the circumstances surrounding a 4-year-old boy entering a gorilla's exhibit at the Cincinnati Zoo and the animal being shot to death to protect the child. A federal investigation is also planned.
- After San Bernardino, counselor faces other side of crisis
May 31, 20169:09 AM ET
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mandy Pifer drove to the Los Angeles Police Department last week and prepared to face a fresh wave of grief.
- Police departments begin to reward restraint tactics
May 31, 201612:47 PM ET
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A few police agencies in the U.S. have begun rewarding officers for showing restraint in the line of duty, putting the tactic on par with bravery.
- 6 killed, dozens wounded over bloody Chicago holiday weekend
May 31, 201611:42 AM ET
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago rung in the unofficial start to summer with dozens of shootings that killed six people and wounded 56 others over Memorial Day weekend.
- High court will hear State Farm appeal in Katrina fraud case
May 31, 20169:38 AM ET
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court will consider whether to overturn a jury verdict against State Farm Fire and Casualty Co. in a whistleblower case alleging fraud against the U.S. government after 2005's Hurricane Katrina.
- Coincidence leads to an Arlington burial for WWII Marine
May 31, 20166:41 AM ET
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — When Jim Johnson's quest to find out more about his namesake uncle killed in World War II led him to Mark Noah, the two men discovered they lived on the same island in the Florida Keys and even frequented the same bar.
- Swollen river feeds flooding near Houston as residents flee
May 31, 20161:13 PM ET
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Residents of some rural southeastern Texas counties were bracing for more flooding Tuesday along a river that had reached a record-high crest just two years after it had run dry in places because of drought.
- Sisters diagnosed weeks apart fight breast cancer together
May 31, 20163:15 AM ET
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Two Utah sisters grew up in the same bedroom, went to the same college, worked for almost a decade at the same company and have visited over 50 countries side by side. Now every three weeks, they sit together in matching chairs and chat as their bodies are pumped full of chemotherapy drugs.
- If Captain Cook's ship is found, whose is it? Rhode Island's
May 31, 20162:10 AM ET
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — If the ship legendary explorer Capt. James Cook used to sail around the world is found at the bottom of Newport Harbor, Rhode Island will own it outright because of a legal maneuver it took nearly two decades ago based on an obscure, centuries-old maritime practice.
- Scientists say Flint water quality OK for bathing, showering
May 31, 201611:57 AM ET
Scientists say municipal water in Flint, Michigan, has gotten much better in recent months and is safe for handwashing, showering and bathing.