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'I ain't fit to live': Police say Mississippi gunman kills 8

A man who got into an argument with his estranged wife and her family over his children was arrested Sunday in a house-to-house shooting rampage in rural Mississippi that left eight people dead, including his mother-in-law and a sheriff's deputy.

Federal officials in Alaska probe 2 plane crashes; 4 dead

Federal investigators say 2 planes crashed more than 600 miles apart in Alaska almost simultaneously Saturday, killing a total of four people.


Texas passes softened voter ID law after judge finds bias

The GOP-controlled Texas Legislature has approved a weakened voter ID law and sent it to Gov. Greg Abbott after a judge twice ruled that the original version deliberately tried to suppress minority voters.


Texas 'bathroom bill' fading as legislative session wraps up

Texas' legislative session was winding down Sunday, with an all-but dead "bathroom bill" targeting transgender people caught in a clash between mainstream Republicans and the most conservative wing of the party that dominates politics in the nation's second-largest state.


The Latest: Friend: Slain Virginia officer 'irreplaceable'

The Latest on the fatal shooting of a Virginia State Police special agent (all times local):


No public events at Ohio zoo where gorilla killed 1 year ago

No public events are planned at the Cincinnati Zoo marking the one-year anniversary of the shooting of an endangered gorilla.


Southern California beach closed again due to sharks

A section of Southern California coast has been closed again after at least four sharks were spotted close to shore.


Oregon stabbing victims hailed as heroes for standing up to racist rants

Even before their names were released, one word repeatedly came up to describe the men who were killed in a stabbing Friday on a light-rail…


Woman charged in husband's hospital death dies

A woman charged with killing her husband as he lay in a Florida hospital bed last year was found dead at her home last week, police said.


Philadelphia house fire claims lives of 2 children, 1 woman

A Sunday morning fire at a Philadelphia home claimed the lives of three people, including two children.


Navy parachutist dies during demonstration over Hudson River

A Navy Seal team member has died after his parachute failed to open during a Fleet Week demonstration over the Hudson River.


5 people including pregnant woman die in reservation crash

Authorities say five people including a pregnant woman have died in a crash on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in southwestern South Dakota.


The Latest: Shooting suspect hospitalized in good condition

The Latest in a shooting in Mississippi that left eight people dead (all times local):


Police: Son kills father, self in front of wife, mother

Authorities say a mentally ill man fatally shot his father and then killed himself in front of his wife and mother in North Carolina before police could intervene.


Baltimore mayor exploring removal of Confederate statues

Baltimore's mayor says she wants to explore removing the city's Confederate monuments, "following in the footsteps of New Orleans."


Hyannis to mark centennial of John F. Kennedy's birth

Several events will be held in Hyannis to mark the 100th anniversary of the birth of President John F. Kennedy.


Instructor dies, trainee injured in skydiving accident

A Louisiana skydiving instructor died Sunday, and his trainee injured, after he lost consciousness during a skydiving jump.


Winning numbers drawn in 'All or Nothing Midday' game

MINNEAPOLIS _ The winning numbers in Sunday afternoon's drawing of the Minnesota Lottery's "All or Nothing Midday" game were:02-07-08-11-13-14-15-17-19-21-22-24(two, seven, eight, eleven, thirteen, fourteen, fifteen,…


MN Lottery

MINNEAPOLIS _ These Minnesota lotteries were drawn Sunday:02-07-08-11-13-14-15-17-19-21-22-24(two, seven, eight, eleven, thirteen, fourteen, fifteen, seventeen, nineteen, twenty-one, twenty-two, twenty-four)Estimated jackpot: $65 millionEstimated jackpot: $302 million