Man dies when bin dropped at North Carolina soup plant

One man has died and another was hurt when a trash container fell off a forklift at a soup plant in North Carolina
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Stolen SUV traveling wrong way crashes head-on into car

Authorities say a stolen SUV being pursued by police and driven the wrong way on a Pennsylvania highway crashed head-on into a car, injuring the car's driver
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Police post mugshot of lost dog, bail paid in cookies

A dog is home after police in a New Jersey shore town posted its mugshot on social media
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Man dies after utility vehicle crashes in southeast Nebraska

Authorities say a man checking cattle died after his utility vehicle overturned in southeast Nebraska
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Activists ask judge to keep public off former weapons plant

Environmentalists and community activists are trying to persuade a judge that the public might not be safe on a Colorado wildlife refuge that used to be a buffer zone around a nuclear weapons plant
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South Carolina Lottery earns $435 million for education

The South Carolina lottery generated a record $435 million for education for the fiscal year that ended June 30
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Man sentenced to life in Iowa prison dies

A man sentenced to life in an Iowa prison has died
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2 boys blamed for vandalism at Fox River Trolley Museum

Authorities say two boys ages 11 and 13 are responsible for more than $100,000 in damage at the Fox River Trolley Museum in suburban Chicago
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Florida deputies find owner of 'beautiful' wandering horse

A horse found running loose in the rural suburbs of a Florida city had bewildered deputies there as they searched for its owner
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Man gets 40-60 years in prison for 2 Michigan slayings

A man accused of killing his ex-girlfriend and her father in southwestern Michigan in 2016 has been sentenced to 40 to 60 years in prison
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Wheaton Library director named state's librarian of the year

The director of the Wheaton Library has been named librarian of the year
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NIU trustees want acting president to become permanent

Northern Illinois University trustees have voted their preference to be the next president of the school.
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100 acres along Lake Monroe added to Hoosier National Forest

More than 100 acres of woodland along southern Indiana's Lake Monroe has been added to the Hoosier National Forest
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Teenage boy killed, 4 injured in Philadelphia shooting

Authorities say four boys between the ages of 11 and 15 have been injured in a shooting on a Philadelphia street
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Woman killed, 5 men injured in shooting outside Florida home

A woman has been killed and five men injured in a shooting in front of a Florida home
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Virginia parks that shed Confederate names renamed again

A year after two parks in Virginia shed the names of Confederate generals, the parks have again been renamed
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4 children, 1 man injured in Philadelphia shooting

Authorities say four boys between the ages of 11 and 15 have been injured in a shooting on a Philadelphia street
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Take that for data: NBA preps for expanded betting on games

Take that for data: NBA preps for expanded betting on games, and wants its stats to be part of the mix
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Hawaii volcano boat tours continue after lava injuries

Hawaii tour boat operators plan to continue taking visitors to see lava, but will follow the Coast Guard's revised policy and stay farther away after an explosion caused molten rock to barrel through the roof of a vessel, injuring 23 people
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A runway at Las Cruces airport will be closed for 30 days

A runway at Las Cruces International Airport will be closed for the next 30 days
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Skateboarding teen dies after being hit by car in Glendale

Police in Glendale say a 15-year-old boy is dead after being struck by a car while skateboarding
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Tribe begins negotiations with possible new coal plant owner

The Navajo Nation says it is negotiating with a potential new owner and operator for a coal-fired power plant on its land
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Phoenix metropolitan area under an ozone advisory again

Metro Phoenix will be under a pollution advisory for ozone again
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Attorneys seek hearing over deliberations at bribery trial

Defense attorneys are seeking a hearing to examine whether jury deliberations at the bribery trial of former Arizona Corporation Commissioner Gary Pierce have been tainted
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Complaint seeks $34K from former Navajo Nation legal counsel

Investigators with the Navajo Nation are seeking more than $34,000 from the tribe's former legal counsel after she crashed a tribal vehicle and was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving
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Sexual assault charge dropped against former Hobbs priest

The case against a former Hobbs Catholic priest accused of criminal sexual contact has been dismissed
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Hawaii macadamia nut production increases from last season

Figures from the National Agricultural Statistics Service show macadamia nut production and farm value in Hawaii increasing from the last season
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Memorial for steamship tragedy placed at Alaskan beach

A memorial has been placed on a beach northwest of Juneau to remember the Canadian passenger liner that sank a century ago, killing about 350 people
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Alabama officers suspended for alleged 'white power' gesture

An Alabama mayor says four members of his city's police force have been suspended for making a hand gesture that some say is a hate symbol
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Anchorage residents buy palm tree landmark at auction

Anchorage residents have banded together to purchase a neon-lit palm tree from the federal government
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Former Catholic school employee accused of stealing $55K

The former advancement director of a private Catholic school in Eugene is accused of stealing nearly $55,000 from the school and a scholarship organization
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Police investigate break-in at state court office

Police are investigating a break-in and possible burglary at the Washington state Administrative Office of the Courts in Olympia
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Man admits sexually abusing 12-year-old aboard cruise ship

A West Virginia man has admitted to sexually abusing a 12-year-old girl aboard a cruise ship in the Bahamas
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Teen to be tried as an adult in pizza driver slaying

A 16-year-old boy charged in the fatal shooting of a woman delivering pizzas in Ohio will be tried as an adult
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Grand jury clears officer who shot, wounded man

Grand jury clears police officer who shot and wounded a man during a traffic stop in upstate New York
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Helicopter called to rescue hiker with broken ankle

Helicopter called to help rescue British woman who broke her ankle while hiking on Bigelow Mountain in Maine
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Invasive plant leaves woman with severe burns

Vermont woman says her brush up with a plant left her with painful, large blisters comparable to a second degree burn
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Historical society unearths letters from President Cleveland

New Hampshire historical society discovers 13 boxes of business letters and handwritten messages from former President Grover Cleveland
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1 killed, 1 injured after car slams into Walmart store

Car crashes into Ohio Walmart, killing one person and injuring another
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2 snakes of threatened US species hatch at Florida zoo

A Florida zoo celebrated World Snake Day by announcing the hatching of two members of a threatened snake species
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Clerk accused of leaking search warrants pleads guilty

Longtime clerk of courts employee in Ohio charged with leaking search warrants and warning potential law enforcement targets pleads guilty
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Former officer files discrimination suit against town

Former Connecticut narcotics detective who pleaded guilty to reduced charges in connection with the theft of drugs from the department's evidence room files discrimination suit against town
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AP News Guide: Several heated GOP runoffs in Alabama

Alabama voters go to the polls today in several heated Republican runoffs
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Woman found dead after mobile home fire

Authorities say a woman was found dead following a mobile home fire in Florida
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Miniature pigs the latest attraction at Baltimore's zoo

A couple of miniature pigs are the latest attractions at Baltimore's zoo
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Florida man jumps in water while fishing off pier, dies

Authorities say a man died after going in the water while fishing off a Florida pier
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Lexington Center to break ground on expansion

The city of Lexington is breaking ground this week on the expansion of the Lexington Convention Center, home to Rupp Arena
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Woman run over by Publix semitrailer in Florida dies

Authorities say a Florida woman is dead after being run over by a Publix grocery store semitrailer
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2 teens get about a year for other teen's beating death

Two Florida teens convicted in the beating death of another teen in an upscale Orlando-area suburb have each been sentenced to about a year in a juvenile facility
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Tennessee senators, hopefuls oppose Trump remarks on Russia

Tennessee's Republican senators and two Senate candidates are speaking out against President Donald Trump's refusal to condemn Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election
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Mock emergency planned to test procedures at nuclear plant

Safety officials are planning to stage a mock emergency at Dominion Energy's Louisa County nuclear power plant to test emergency procedures onsite and in surrounding communities
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Body of Maryland man found in West Virginia river

Police in West Virginia say the body of a Maryland man has been found in the Cheat River
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White being sworn in as new state auditor in Mississippi

Mississippi is inaugurating a new state auditor
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Maryland exchange to hold reinsurance hearings

Maryland's health care exchange has announced hearings for public comment on regulations to create a reinsurance program for the individual health insurance market
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Admissions suspended at Loudon nursing home

Health officials say admissions have been suspended at a Tennessee nursing home that has been cited for several violations
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Aircraft crash training planned at Fort Eustis

A training this week at Fort Eustis in Virginia means community members might see or smell smoke or note an increase in emergency-response activities
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Free hepatitis C screenings offered in Kentucky

The University of Louisville Hospital will be partnering with medical volunteers to offer free hepatitis C screenings later this month
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San Antonio store owner's killer set for execution

A Texas death row inmate was set for execution Tuesday evening as lawyers argued in the courts that the state parole board improperly refused his clemency request because he's black
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The Latest: California woman expected to survive bee attack

A Southern California woman who was stung hundreds of times by bees is expected to survive
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Adirondack loon count this weekend, volunteers wanted

An environmental group counting loons on Adirondack lakes and ponds is looking for volunteers to help
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Treatment house closes, blame insufficient reimbursement

The leader of a residential drug treatment program is blaming its closure on a lack of state reimbursements and restrictions on the number of beds
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Prosecutors: Russian hackers leased servers in 2 states

US prosecutors say Russian government hackers exploited some of America's own computer infrastructure to steal politically sensitive information
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State opens new facility for swift water rescue training

The state has opened a facility in central New York where first responders can receive training in rescuing people from dangerous flooding situations
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Ex-auditor convicted of bribery seeks reduced sentence

A former elected county official in Cleveland who pleaded guilty to bribery in a federal investigation of corruption and was sentenced in 2010 to 22 years in prison is seeking a reduction in his sentence
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Vermont board to hear mountain name change proposal

A Vermont state board hears man's request to change the name of Mount Ascutney
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AP Exclusive: Survivor blames officials for prison riot

A state corrections counselor who was taken hostage during a deadly riot last year at Delaware's maximum-security prison says prison officials are to blame
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Heastie to tour Olana State Historic Site

New York state Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie is heading to
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A century ago, German sub brought World War I home to US

Cape Cod town shelled by German sub during WWI plans commemoration 100 years later
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Maine to beef up cybersecurity of voter registration system

Maine wants to beef up cybersecurity of its voter registration system
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Help sought in identifying body pulled from Lake Erie

Authorities are asking the public for help in identifying a man's body that was found in Lake Erie
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Sen. Elizabeth Warren reporting $15.6M in campaign account

Democratic U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren raised more than $2.9 million during the past three months, just under the $3.1 million she pulled in during the first quarter of the year
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Amazon's hopes its Prime Day doesn't go to the dogs

Amazon is hoping customers don't see any more dogs, after early problems on Prime Day meant people trying to shop got only images of the cute canines delivering an apologetic message
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Ohio begins preparations to execute killer of man met in bar

Ohio is beginning preparations to execute a condemned killer for a three-decades-old fatal stabbing
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Ohio's governor to dedicate state park named for Jesse Owens

Ohio's governor plans to dedicate a new state park and wildlife area named for Olympic great Jesse Owens
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Suspected drunken driver strikes 2 pedestrians in Montana

Authorities say a suspected drunken driver hit two pedestrians after losing control of his car in northwest Montana
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Harvard-linked employee apologizes over 'affordable' comment

Harvard University-affiliated research center employee apologizes after she was captured on video asking a neighbor and the woman's biracial daughter if they lived in affordable apartments
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$42 million grant renewal for Tulane primate research center

A National Institutes of Health grant supporting the Tulane National Primate Research Center has been renewed
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By a 1-vote margin, city leaders OK bid for GOP convention

The vote was close, but city leaders in Charlotte, North Carolina, have agreed to make a bid to host the 2020 Republican National Convention.
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London woman impaled by beach umbrella on New Jersey shore

Police say a London woman was impaled by a beach umbrella on the New Jersey shore
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Georgia officer charged in fatal shooting to appear in court

Georgia police officer charged with voluntary manslaughter in a fatal shooting to appear in court
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Man charged in police pursuit, deadly crash in Cheyenne

Charges have been filed against a 27-year-old man after authorities say he was driving the pickup truck that fled from police and crashed in Cheyenne, killing a passenger
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Alabama man's 20-mile walk to work attracts praise, new car

An Alabama college student whose car broke down just before his first day of work made the 20-mile journey on foot, a feat that earned him fame _ and a new car
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The Latest: Man, woman found dead in Helena house were shot

Investigators say a man and a woman who were found dead inside a Helena home were apparently shot
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University of Illinois student shot by police faces charges

University of Illinois student charged with disorderly conduct after authorities say he called police to report a man with a gun, then pointed a pellet gun at responding officers before they shot him
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Court delays Colorado roadside shooting case

The case against a Loveland man accused of a 2015 roadside killing in northern Colorado has been pushed back for a third time
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Man convicted of hate crime, arson in Texas mosque torching

Man accused of torching a South Texas mosque last year convicted of federal arson and explosives charges and of a hate crime charge
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Lava crashes through roof of Hawaii tour boat, injuring 23

Hawaii officials say an explosion caused by lava oozing into the ocean sent molten rock crashing through the roof of a tour boat off the Big Island, injuring 23 people
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Sheriff's captain guilty of helping 'Codfather' smuggle cash

A Massachusetts sheriff's office captain has been convicted of helping a fishing magnate known as 'The Codfather' smuggle profits of an illegal fishing scheme to Portugal.
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San Francisco to consider tax on companies to help homeless

San Francisco voters will decide in November whether to tax large businesses to pay for homeless and housing services in a city struggling with income inequality
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AP editor Sue Manning dies; gave world LA's biggest stories

Sue Manning, an editor for The Associated Press who for decades delivered stories of Southern California to the world, has died at age 71
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Northern Colorado teen fatally shot on Independence Day ID'd

Authorities have identified a northern Colorado teen who was shot and killed on the Fourth of July
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New Mexico lawmakers weigh immigration detention oversight

State lawmakers have heard testimony about conditions inside federal facilities that house migrants in New Mexico
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AP Exclusive: Survivor says officials responsible for riot

A state corrections counselor who was taken hostage during a deadly riot at Delaware's maximum-security prison says prison officials are to blame
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