Full federal court to hear 'Making a Murderer' appeal

A federal appeals court is set to consider arguments over whether a Wisconsin inmate featured in the "Making a Murderer" series should go free.

Maria destroyed Puerto Rico's fragile electricity system and the people are suffering

September 25
Maria destroyed Puerto Rico's fragile electricity system and the people are suffering
Maria devastated Puerto Rico's electrical grid at the worst time.

Violent crime in U.S. rises for second consecutive year

September 25
Violent crime in U.S. rises for second consecutive year
While crime overall and violent crime remain historically low, last year was the first time violent crime increased in consecutive years since 2005 and 2006.
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South Carolina restaurant bans NFL games until protests end

A South Carolina restaurant says it won't show NFL games on its televisions until all players stand for the national anthem.
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Long-term care costs are surging

a private nursing home room — may soon top $100,000 per year.
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Child dies after being left in hot car on college campus

A 3-year-old child has died after being left inside a hot car on a college campus in Alabama.
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Woman faces prison for locking disabled sister in closet

A Michigan woman who authorities say kept her disabled adult sister locked in a closet has been convicted of charges including unlawful imprisonment.
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Charlottesville police spent $70k on white nationalist rally

The Charlottesville Police Department has released figures that show it spent nearly $70,000 on a white nationalist rally that left one person dead and dozens injured.
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NY launches $2.5M competition for canal improvement ideas

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is launching an effort to improve the New York State Canal System by holding a competition that will award up to $2.5 million to entrants who come up with the best ideas.
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Relatives: Toddler who fatally shot father has asked for him

Relatives say a St. Louis toddler who killed his sleeping father while playing with a gun has been asking "for his daddy."
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Police: Drunken woman drives to pick up arrested drunken man

Police say an Ohio woman drunkenly drove to a sheriff's office after receiving a call to pick up her boyfriend, who had already been arrested for drunken driving.
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Trump, former aide looms large in Alabama Senate race

Sen. Luther Strange and firebrand jurist Roy Moore face off in Alabama's U.S. Senate runoff Tuesday in a race where Moore ended his last full day of campaigning by whipping out a handgun as he lashed out at attack ads run against him.
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Diwali festivals grow in US, from Disney to Times Square

The holiday of Diwali is starting to light up mainstream America.
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Firefighters rescue 3 young children from locked gun safe

Firefighters used heavy-duty cutting tools to free three young children who accidentally locked themselves inside a gun safe at a suburban Detroit home.
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1-year-old in stroller fatally hit by truck; mom badly hurt

Cleveland police say a truck veered off a road and plowed into a woman and the stroller she was pushing, killing her 1-year-old son and leaving the mother hospitalized in critical condition.
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'Critter shelf' project aims to help wildlife cross NY roads

The New York state Department of Transportation and The Nature Conservancy are testing a new "critter shelf" installed in a highway culvert to help wildlife cross safely.
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Authorities investigate fatal police shooting in Tennessee

Authorities say police in Tennessee fatally shot a man who drew a gun on officers.
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The Latest: Polls open in special Alabama Senate race

The Latest on Alabama's GOP primary (all times local):
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Cops: Gas found on slain woman's body; suspect bought gas

Police say socks and a hair tie found on the body of a Google employee slain while out for a run near her mother's Massachusetts home tested positive for gasoline, and the man charged with killing her bought $5 worth of gas on the day of her death.
Nation
7:00am

More than 40 pounds of marijuana seized in traffic stop

The North Dakota Highway Patrol confiscated a significant amount of marijuana during a traffic stop on the interstate near Casselton.
Nation
7:00am

Officer paralyzed after police helicopter crashed in Georgia

A Georgia police officer is paralyzed after co-piloting a helicopter that crashed during a storm near Atlanta.
Nation
7:00am

Woman pleads not guilty to neglect after crash kills kids

The mother of two young southern Indiana children killed when her SUV collided with a freight train has pleaded not guilty to charges including neglect.
Variety
6:55am

High school suspends football activities amid hazing probe

A suburban Chicago high school has suspended varsity football activities amid an investigation into alleged hazing involving the team.