Firefighter killed battling California blaze

Firefighter killed battling California blaze

The Latest on wildfires burning across the US West (all times local): 8:15 p.m. Authorities say a firefighter has been killed battling the largest record blaze in California history. State fire officials say the firefighter died Monday at the site of the Mendocino Complex fire north of San Francisco. Details haven’t been released. Six firefighters have now died in connection with a wave of massive wildfires that struck Northern California in the past weeks. The…

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WATCH: Flash floods wash cars off dealership

WATCH: Flash floods wash cars off dealership

Now Playing: Bride, groom rescued from flooded car Now Playing: Good Samaritans free driver stuck in flooded car Now Playing: Flood watches issued in 9 states as Plains also braces for storms Now Playing: Flash floods wash cars off dealership Now Playing: Police in NJ rescue a bride and groom stranded in floodwaters Now Playing: Trump slams ex-aide after she releases recording of her firing Now Playing: ‘They’re not welcome here’: Black girls on field…

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‘Golden State Killer’ suspect was cop during alleged murder of professor

‘Golden State Killer’ suspect was cop during alleged murder of professor

The suspected “Golden State Killer” is now facing charges for his 13th alleged murder, and the earliest one yet — the killing of a college professor in central California in 1975. Joseph DeAngelo, a 72-year-old former police officer, was arrested this April and charged with 12 killings, following decades in which California law enforcement officers were stumped by what became known as the “Golden State Killer” case. DeAngelo is now accused of shooting to death…

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Northeast governors, eastern Canada premiers meet in Vermont

Northeast governors, eastern Canada premiers meet in Vermont

Some governors from the northeast U.S. and premiers from eastern Canada on Monday called for the end of the trade war between the U.S. and Canada and a successful renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement as they gathered in Vermont for an annual meeting. Despite the dispute between Washington and Ottawa, participants in the 42nd annual meeting of the New England Governors and Eastern Canadian Premiers said the cooperative ties between those states…

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US soldier in Afghanistan dies from roadside blast

US soldier in Afghanistan dies from roadside blast

A U.S. Army soldier has died from wounds sustained when a roadside bomb detonated near him while he was on patrol in southern Afghanistan, the Pentagon announced Monday. Staff Sgt. Reymund Rarogal Transfiguracion is the fifth American military service member to be killed in Afghanistan this year. Transfiguracion, 36, of Waikoloa, Hawaii, sustained his injuries on August 7 while on a combat patrol in Helmand Province in southern Afghanistan. The Pentagon said in a statement…

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Special counsel team wraps up in Manafort case

Special counsel team wraps up in Manafort case

Prosecutors with the team of special counsel Robert Mueller on Monday rested the government’s case against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, wrapping up more than two weeks of testimony alleging he hid millions of dollars offshore and failed to pay taxes on that money. Manafort is facing a potential life sentence if he is convicted on 18 counts of financial charges, including money laundering and tax fraud. Manafort has pleaded not guilty to all…

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Inside the global manhunt for father accused of dumping his infant in New York river

Inside the global manhunt for father accused of dumping his infant in New York river

The crime was extreme, even by New York City’s already extreme standards: a 7-month-old found by a tourist floating lifelessly in the murky water of the East River. Though it didn’t take long to identify a prime suspect, the baby’s father, police feared they might not get him because he had fled to Asia. But, in what seemed like almost no time, James Currie, 37, was sitting in an interrogation room in the Bangkok airport…

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New website allows community to submit anonymous tips in Iowa jogger case

New website allows community to submit anonymous tips in Iowa jogger case

A new website is allowing the small Iowa community of Brooklyn to help authorities as they investigate the mysterious disappearance of Mollie Tibbetts. Tibbetts, a 20-year-old rising sophomore at the University of Iowa, vanished the evening of July 18 while jogging in Brooklyn, a close-knit, rural farming town of about 1,500 people. The disappearance was completely out of character for her, Mitch Mortvedt, assistant director of field operations for the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigations,…

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Florida ‘stand your ground’ shooter charged with manslaughter

Florida ‘stand your ground’ shooter charged with manslaughter

The Florida man who invoked the “stand your ground” self-defense law after shooting a black man in a dispute over a parking space was charged Monday with manslaughter, officials said. Michael Drejka, 48, was arrested Monday morning in the fatal shooting in July of Markeis McGlockton in Clearwater, Florida — an incident that was caught on video which sparked an uproar after its release. “The announcement that Michael Drejka will be charged with manslaughter provides…

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Pilot dies after plane crashes into home with couple inside

Pilot dies after plane crashes into home with couple inside

One person died after a plane crashed into a Utah home Monday, authorities said. Flames engulfed the house after the crash and ensuing fire. The pilot, who was the only one aboard, died in the crash, according to officials. A couple inside the home reportedly escaped uninjured. Video taken by a neighbor showed flames coming out of the house and people watching from a distance. The neighbor said his mother heard the plane pass by…

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