COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The latest on the rainstorm that pounded parts of the East Coast (all times local): Full Story
The Latest: Coast Guard ending search for cargo ship's crew
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:
The Latest: Caskets popping out of ground after flooding
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The latest on the rainstorm that pounded parts of the East Coast (all times local):
South Carolina still on edge from flooding; 2 people missing
GEORGETOWN, S.C. (AP) — Rivers rose and dams bulged Wednesday as South Carolina faced another anxious day of waiting for the floodwaters to recede, and dive teams searched for two people who disappeared in waters after they drove around a barricade.
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.
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.
The Latest: Oregon shooting victim released from hospital
ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) — The latest on the deadly shooting at a community college in Oregon (all times local):
California governor signs aggressive climate change bill
LOS ANGELES (AP) — California Gov. Jerry Brown signed an ambitious bill on Wednesday to combat climate change by increasing the state's renewable electricity use to 50 percent and doubling energy efficiency in existing buildings by 2030.
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.
Fire strikes 92-year-old church on Chicago's South Side
CHICAGO (AP) — About 150 firefighters responded when flames engulfed a 92-year-old church on Chicago's South Side.
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.
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