Teen shoots girl in Maryland school, killed in confrontation

A teenager armed with a handgun shot and critically wounded a girl inside a Maryland school on Tuesday and the shooter was killed when a school resource officer confronted him moments after the gunfire erupted.

New blast sends bombing investigators to Texas FedEx center

A package bomb believed to be linked to the recent bombings in Austin exploded early Tuesday inside a FedEx distribution center near San Antonio, leaving one worker with minor injuries, and a second unexploded bomb was found at the same facility, authorities said.

Minneapolis officer charged in shooting of Australian woman

A Minneapolis police officer was charged Tuesday with murder and manslaughter in the fatal shooting of an unarmed Australian woman in July minutes after she called 911 to report a possible sexual assault behind her home.

NC woman charged after nude photos of ex-boyfriend posted online

Authorities in North Carolina are accusing a woman of posting nude photos of her former boyfriend on Facebook.

12-year-old caught in suction line in North Myrtle Beach resort lazy river

A 12-year-old boy got caught in the suction line while playing in a lazy river at the Avista Resort in North Myrtle Beach Monday around 9:45 p.m., according to police.
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NC man accused of recruiting to support Islamic State group convicted

A North Carolina man accused of trying to recruit people to conduct terrorist attacks in the name of the Islamic State group has been found guilty on federal charges in Ohio.

Police: Drugs laced with bug spray have zombie-like effects

Medics are seeing a big spike in the number of people overdosing on a street drug that is mixed with heavy-duty bug spray.
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Senators push for better security for 2018 election season

Government efforts to protect state and local elections from Russian cyberattacks in 2016 didn't go far enough, leaders of the Senate intelligence committee said Tuesday as the panel released recommendations to safeguard against foreign meddling in the 2018 primary season that's already underway.

Craft brewers sue over NC law requiring losing sales control

Two growing craft breweries are suing after failing to get North Carolina legislators to overturn a decades-old law on beer sales.

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