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  • PCSD finds new evidence in burglary case

    PCSD finds new evidence in burglary case

    Thursday, August 21 2014 10:42 AM EDT2014-08-21 14:42:44 GMT
    The Pima County Sheriff's Department has new evidence on a couple caught in the act of a burglary.This is a story that began earlier in the week, when deputies found a one and half year old child in the car with one of the suspects, who also happened to be the child's mother. 
    The Pima County Sheriff's Department has new evidence on a couple caught in the act of a burglary.This is a story that began earlier in the week, when deputies found a one and half year old child in the car with one of the suspects, who also happened to be the child's mother. 
  • Students begin move-in day at the U of A

    Students begin move-in day at the U of A

    Thursday, August 21 2014 10:01 AM EDT2014-08-21 14:01:06 GMT
    Classes begin next Monday, for University of Arizona students, but today is main move-in day for 2,000 to 3,000 new college students. Staff at the residence halls began setting up at 6 a.m. and residents should begin checking in at 7 a.m. 
    Classes begin next Monday, for University of Arizona students, but today is main move-in day for 2,000 to 3,000 new college students. Staff at the residence halls began setting up at 6 a.m. and residents should begin checking in at 7 a.m. 
  • Results of law enforcement crackdown on Wednesday

    Results of law enforcement crackdown on Wednesday

    Thursday, August 21 2014 8:46 AM EDT2014-08-21 12:46:04 GMT
    Over a dozen people have been arrested in the crackdown of a gang known as the 'Eastside Crips'.  A group of more than 200 federal, state and local law enforcement officials carried out raids and searches across Tucson on Wednesday. 
    Over a dozen people have been arrested in the crackdown of a gang known as the 'Eastside Crips'.  A group of more than 200 federal, state and local law enforcement officials carried out raids and searches across Tucson on Wednesday. 
  • 20-story mixed-use building proposed on Speedway and Campbell

    20-story mixed-use building proposed on Speedway and Campbell

    Thursday, August 21 2014 8:21 AM EDT2014-08-21 12:21:35 GMT
    A proposal to build a 20-story mixed-use building near the University of Arizona campus gained momentum Wednesday night. The City of Tucson Planning Commission voted unanimously to approve an amendment that moves the project forward for further consideration. 
    A proposal to build a 20-story mixed-use building near the University of Arizona campus gained momentum Wednesday night. The City of Tucson Planning Commission voted unanimously to approve an amendment that moves the project forward for further consideration. 
  • Ebola patients released from Emory Hospital

    Ebola patients released from Emory Hospital

    Thursday, August 21 2014 12:00 PM EDT2014-08-21 16:00:01 GMT

    Emory University Hospital will make an announcement later Thursday about the status of Dr. Kent Brantly and Nancy Writebol, who were being treated at the hospital for the deadly disease.

    Emory University Hospital will make an announcement later Thursday about the status of Dr. Kent Brantly and Nancy Writebol, who were being treated at the hospital for the deadly disease.

  • Albino crocodile named 'Michael Jackson' kills Australian fisherman

    Albino crocodile named 'Michael Jackson' kills Australian fisherman

    Thursday, August 21 2014 11:56 AM EDT2014-08-21 15:56:46 GMT
    A rare albino crocodile attacked and killed a fisherman in Australia on Monday. 
    A rare albino crocodile attacked and killed a fisherman in Australia on Monday. 
  • Tucson Police warn of possible coyote attacks near Speedway & Tucson Blvd

    Tucson Police warn of possible coyote attacks near Speedway & Tucson Blvd

    Thursday, August 21 2014 11:52 AM EDT2014-08-21 15:52:24 GMT
    Possible coyote attack warning in midtown neighborhood issued by Tucson Police. According TPD PIO Sgt. Dugan, a coyote has tried to attack several people and dogs in an area near Speedway and Tucson Blvd. 
    Possible coyote attack warning in midtown neighborhood issued by Tucson Police. According TPD PIO Sgt. Dugan, a coyote has tried to attack several people and dogs in an area near Speedway and Tucson Blvd. 
  • Bank of America agrees to nearly $17B settlement

    Bank of America agrees to nearly $17B settlement

    Thursday, August 21 2014 11:35 AM EDT2014-08-21 15:35:11 GMT
    Bank of America's purchase of Countrywide Financial has cost it tens of billions of dollars over the past six years. An expected $17 billion settlement with the Justice Departm ent will increase that toll, but...
    The government has reached a $16.65 billion settlement with Bank of America over its role in the sale of mortgage-backed securities in the run-up to the financial crisis, the Justice Department announced Thursday.
  • Fighting in Ukraine as aid convoy reaches customs

    Fighting in Ukraine as aid convoy reaches customs

    Thursday, August 21 2014 11:14 AM EDT2014-08-21 15:14:36 GMT
    A Ukrainian official says five troops were killed and 21 injured while fighting pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine in the past 24 hours.
    Parts of eastern Ukraine were wracked by fierce fighting Thursday as government troops sought to snatch back territory from separatist rebels, while a Russian aid convoy to the hard-hit city of Luhansk began to make...
  • Israeli airstrike kills 3 senior Hamas leaders

    Israeli airstrike kills 3 senior Hamas leaders

    Thursday, August 21 2014 11:03 AM EDT2014-08-21 15:03:54 GMT
    The Islamic militant group Hamas says three of its senior military leaders have been killed in an Israeli airstrike in the Gaza Strip.
    An Israeli airstrike in Gaza killed three senior Hamas military commanders Thursday, delivering a likely blow to the organization's morale and highlighting the long reach of Israel's intelligence services.
  • Safety reminders for U of A move-in day

    Safety reminders for U of A move-in day

    Thursday, August 21 2014 10:57 AM EDT2014-08-21 14:57:48 GMT
    Residence Life officials are expecting anywhere from 2,000 to 3,000 students to be loading and unloading their stuff today and University of Arizona Police want to make sure everyone's stuff stays safe. 
    Residence Life officials are expecting anywhere from 2,000 to 3,000 students to be loading and unloading their stuff today and University of Arizona Police want to make sure everyone's stuff stays safe. 
  • Foley's death isn't changing views in Congress

    Foley's death isn't changing views in Congress

    Thursday, August 21 2014 10:04 AM EDT2014-08-21 14:04:18 GMT
    For all its horror, the beheading of an American journalist in Syria appears unlikely to change lawmakers' minds about military intervention against Islamic State extremists. It's equally unclear whether...
    For all its horror, the beheading of an American journalist in Syria appears unlikely to change lawmakers' minds about military intervention against Islamic State extremists. It's equally unclear whether the Obama...
  • Applications for US unemployment aid fall to 298K

    Applications for US unemployment aid fall to 298K

    Thursday, August 21 2014 9:54 AM EDT2014-08-21 13:54:00 GMT
    Fewer people applied for U.S. unemployment benefits last week, another sign the job market is improving.
    Fewer people applied for U.S. unemployment benefits last week, another sign the job market is improving.
  • 1 dead after car runs stop sign, T-bones van in Laveen

    1 dead after car runs stop sign, T-bones van in Laveen

    Thursday, August 21 2014 9:29 AM EDT2014-08-21 13:29:16 GMT
    A woman driving the van north on 51st Avenue was ejected and killed when the van rolled on top of her.
    A woman driving the van north on 51st Avenue was ejected and killed when the van rolled on top of her.
  • Malaysia: Couple stole 35K from MH 370 passengers

    Malaysia: Couple stole 35K from MH 370 passengers

    Thursday, August 21 2014 9:09 AM EDT2014-08-21 13:09:29 GMT

    A Malaysian couple has been charged with theft of $35,000 from MH 370 passengers.

    A Malaysian couple has been charged with theft of $35,000 from MH 370 passengers.

  • RAW: 5 a.m. weathercast Thursday, August 21, 2014

    RAW: 5 a.m. weathercast Thursday, August 21, 2014

     5 a.m. weathercast Thursday, August 21, 2014
     5 a.m. weathercast Thursday, August 21, 2014
  • Reporter's death galvanizes anger, little action

    Reporter's death galvanizes anger, little action

    Thursday, August 21 2014 8:14 AM EDT2014-08-21 12:14:04 GMT
    The killing of an American reporter is galvanizing international anger at Islamic State extremists and fueling fears about the flow of foreign fighters joining their ranks. But governments from the Mideast to...
    The killing of an American reporter is galvanizing international anger at Islamic State extremists and fueling fears about the flow of foreign fighters joining their ranks. But governments from the Mideast to Europe and...
  • Holder offers reassurance to people of Ferguson

    Holder offers reassurance to people of Ferguson

    Thursday, August 21 2014 7:33 AM EDT2014-08-21 11:33:48 GMT
    It's been a quieter night in Ferguson, Missouri. Some demonstrators returned to the streets Wednesday evening to protest the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old by a white officer, but in diminished numbers.
    To reassure the people of Ferguson, Attorney General Eric Holder reached into his own past, recalling the times he had been stopped by police officers who seemed to target him because of his race.
  • 10 things to know for Thursday

    10 things to know for Thursday

    Thursday, August 21 2014 6:44 AM EDT2014-08-21 10:44:04 GMT
    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday:
    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday:
  • Bodies of 3 climbers retrieved from Mount Rainier

    Bodies of 3 climbers retrieved from Mount Rainier

    Thursday, August 21 2014 3:16 AM EDT2014-08-21 07:16:02 GMT
    The location of the three bodies was revealed by the melting snow, but getting to them was another matter. They were high on a glacier at one of the most treacherous spots on Mount Rainier, an area pummeled by...
    The location of the three bodies was revealed by the melting snow, but getting to them was another matter. They were high on a glacier at one of the most treacherous spots on Mount Rainier, an area pummeled by falling ice...
  • US special ops tried but failed to find hostages

    US special ops tried but failed to find hostages

    Thursday, August 21 2014 3:15 AM EDT2014-08-21 07:15:32 GMT
    President Barack Obama sent special operations troops to Syria this summer on a secret mission to rescue American hostages, including journalist James Foley, held by Islamic State extremists, but they did not find...
    President Barack Obama sent special operations troops to Syria this summer on a secret mission to rescue American hostages, including journalist James Foley, held by Islamic State extremists, but they did not find them,...
  • California drought stings bees, honey supplies

    California drought stings bees, honey supplies

    Thursday, August 21 2014 3:09 AM EDT2014-08-21 07:09:09 GMT
    California's record drought hasn't been sweet to honeybees, and it's creating a sticky situation for beekeepers and honey buyers.
    California's record drought hasn't been sweet to honeybees, and it's creating a sticky situation for beekeepers and honey buyers.
  • More than 300 people pay it forward at FL Starbucks

    More than 300 people pay it forward at FL Starbucks

    Thursday, August 21 2014 2:39 AM EDT2014-08-21 06:39:36 GMT

    The manager said it started in the morning with a woman in her mid-60s paying for the order of the person behind her.

    The manager said it started in the morning with a woman in her mid-60s paying for the order of the person behind her.

  • Guilty plea expected by marathon suspect's friend

    Guilty plea expected by marathon suspect's friend

    Thursday, August 21 2014 1:43 AM EDT2014-08-21 05:43:26 GMT
    A college friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv) plans to plead guilty to impeding the investigation into the attack.
    A college friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev plans to plead guilty to impeding the investigation into the deadly attack.
  • Holder says he understands mistrust of police

    Holder says he understands mistrust of police

    Thursday, August 21 2014 1:23 AM EDT2014-08-21 05:23:27 GMT
    Police and protesters in Ferguson were finally able to share the streets again at night, putting aside for at least a few hours some of the hostility that had filled those hours with tear gas and smoke.
    Attorney General Eric Holder sought Wednesday to reassure the people of Ferguson about the investigation into Michael Brown's death and said he understands why many black Americans do not trust police, recalling how he...
  • Green Valley school making changes after "C" rating from state

    Green Valley school making changes after "C" rating from state

    Thursday, August 21 2014 1:06 AM EDT2014-08-21 05:06:32 GMT
    The recent testing results show math scores dropped from second to eighth grade.
    The recent testing results show math scores dropped from second to eighth grade.
  • UPS warns of potential data breach at Tucson location

    UPS warns of potential data breach at Tucson location

    Thursday, August 21 2014 12:59 AM EDT2014-08-21 04:59:47 GMT
    For more on the affected locations, click here: www.theupsstore.com/security.
    For more on the affected locations, click here: www.theupsstore.com/security.
  • US journalist beheaded by ISIS militants taught in Phoenix

    US journalist beheaded by ISIS militants taught in Phoenix

    Thursday, August 21 2014 12:20 AM EDT2014-08-21 04:20:12 GMT
    James Foley at Lowell Elementary School for 1998-1999 school year. (Source: Phoenix Elementary School District)James Foley at Lowell Elementary School for 1998-1999 school year. (Source: Phoenix Elementary School District)
    From 1996 to 1999, he taught through the Teach for America program at Lowell Elementary School in Phoenix.
    From 1996 to 1999, he taught through the Teach for America program at Lowell Elementary School in Phoenix.
  • TPD lieutenant's demotion reversed

    TPD lieutenant's demotion reversed

    Thursday, August 21 2014 12:02 AM EDT2014-08-21 04:02:35 GMT
    Police claimed Lopez violated several regulations but a judge later found TPD didn't have clear regulations that applied in this case.
    Police claimed Lopez violated several regulations but a judge later found TPD didn't have clear regulations that applied in this case.
  • US mission to rescue hostages in Syria failed

    US mission to rescue hostages in Syria failed

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 11:43 PM EDT2014-08-21 03:43:53 GMT
    Senior Obama administration officials say the U.S. military launched a secret mission earlier this summer to rescue a number of Americans held captive by militants in Syria but failed to find them.
    President Barack Obama sent special operations troops to Syria this summer on a secret mission to rescue American hostages, including journalist James Foley, held by Islamic State extremists, but they did not find them,...
  • Kent State University football player dies unexpectedly

    Kent State University football player dies unexpectedly

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 11:00 PM EDT2014-08-21 03:00:40 GMT
    Kent State University mourns the loss of student-athlete Jason Bitsko, who died unexpectedly Wednesday. Bitsko was found unresponsive in the bedroom of his off-campus apartment shortly before 9 a.m.
    Kent State University mourns the loss of student-athlete Jason Bitsko, who died unexpectedly Wednesday. Bitsko was found unresponsive in the bedroom of his off-campus apartment shortly before 9 a.m. Police believe he passed away from an undetermined medical issue.
  • W. Michigan football team wins with fmr. player's disabled son

    W. Michigan football team wins with fmr. player's disabled son

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 10:37 PM EDT2014-08-21 02:37:28 GMT

    The Western Michigan Broncos team scored their most meaningful points of the season with the help of a former player's son. 

    The Western Michigan Broncos team scored their most meaningful points of the season with the help of a former player's son. 

  • Teen pregnancy rates drop nationwide, still high in Arizona

    Teen pregnancy rates drop nationwide, still high in Arizona

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 10:26 PM EDT2014-08-21 02:26:03 GMT
    There's good news and bad news when it comes to teenage birth rates. The good news is the national teen birth rate is at its lowest in decades. The bad news is Arizona still has some work to do.
    There's good news and bad news when it comes to teenage birth rates. The good news is the national teen birth rate is at its lowest in decades. The bad news is Arizona still has some work to do.
  • McCain on ISIS, immigration and water

    McCain on ISIS, immigration and water

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 10:17 PM EDT2014-08-21 02:17:04 GMT
    Arizona Senator John McCain spent the past two days in Southern Arizona, first at town hall at Raytheon in Tucson's Tech Park and then the friendly confines of Green Valley.
    Arizona Senator John McCain spent the past two days in Southern Arizona, first at town hall at Raytheon in Tucson's Tech Park and then the friendly confines of Green Valley.
  • University Of Arizona: Most diverse student body ever

    University Of Arizona: Most diverse student body ever

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 8:30 PM EDT2014-08-21 00:30:46 GMT
    The university is out with preliminary enrollment figures which show student diversity is projected to reach 41.4 percent.
    The university is out with preliminary enrollment figures which show student diversity is projected to reach 41.4 percent.
  • UPS says 51 retail stores breached by malware

    UPS says 51 retail stores breached by malware

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 7:58 PM EDT2014-08-20 23:58:55 GMT

    Some customers of The UPS Store may have had their credit and debit card information exposed by a computer virus found on systems at 51 stores in 24 states.

    Some customers of The UPS Store may have had their credit and debit card information exposed by a computer virus found on systems at 51 stores in 24 states.

  • Bicyclist dies after collision with car

    Bicyclist dies after collision with car

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 7:38 PM EDT2014-08-20 23:38:05 GMT
    The driver of the car was not injured and it was not known if there will be any charges.
    The driver of the car was not injured and it was not known if there will be any charges.
  • Beheading spurs new attacks on Islamic militants

    Beheading spurs new attacks on Islamic militants

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 7:34 PM EDT2014-08-20 23:34:42 GMT
    Militants with the Islamic State extremist group have beheaded American journalist James Foley and are threatening to kill another hostage in retaliation for U.S. airstrikes in northern Iraq.
    The United States launched a new barrage of airstrikes Wednesday against the Islamic State extremist group that beheaded American journalist James Foley and that has seized a swath of territory across Iraq and Syria....
  • U.S. Supreme Court puts hold on same-sex marriages in Va.

    U.S. Supreme Court puts hold on same-sex marriages in Va.

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 7:27 PM EDT2014-08-20 23:27:01 GMT
    The Supreme Court has issued a stay, placing on hold the issuing of same-sex marriage licenses in Virginia. Copyright 2014 WWBT NBC12. All rights reserved
    The Supreme Court has issued a stay, placing on hold the issuing of same-sex marriage licenses in Virginia.
  • Purse snatching suspect targets woman at Walmart

    Purse snatching suspect targets woman at Walmart

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 7:12 PM EDT2014-08-20 23:12:22 GMT
    PCSD says the suspect is seen wearing a red hat (Source: PCSD)PCSD says the suspect is seen wearing a red hat (Source: PCSD)
    Anyone with information about the suspect is urged to call 911 or 88-CRIME.
    Anyone with information about the suspect is urged to call 911 or 88-CRIME.
  • Officer who pointed gun at protesters suspended

    Officer who pointed gun at protesters suspended

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 7:04 PM EDT2014-08-20 23:04:05 GMT

    Officials say a police officer who was part of the effort to keep peace during protests in Ferguson has been suspended for pointing a semi-automatic assault rifle at demonstrators, then cursing and threatening to kill one of them.

    A police officer who was part of the effort to keep peace during protests in Ferguson has been suspended for pointing a semi-automatic assault rifle at demonstrators, then cursing and threatening to kill one of them,...
  • Watch: TFD recruit class training

    Watch: TFD recruit class training

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 6:33 PM EDT2014-08-20 22:33:37 GMT
    If you've ever wondered what the training is like for Tucson firefighters, the Tucson Fire Department gives a glimpse of the newest recruit class' 21-week academy training in a new video,put together by Captain Jim Grimes.Copyright 2014 Tucson News Now. All rights reserved.
    If you've ever wondered what the training is like for Tucson firefighters, the Tucson Fire Department gives a glimpse of the newest recruit class' 21-week academy training in a new video,put together by Captain Jim Grimes.Copyright 2014 Tucson News Now. All rights reserved.
  • 11-month drug money laundering investigation leads to 2 arrests

    11-month drug money laundering investigation leads to 2 arrests

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 6:13 PM EDT2014-08-20 22:13:53 GMT
    Ramirez (Source: SVPD)Ramirez (Source: SVPD)
    SVPD said the interstate scheme laundered more than $215,000 in illegal drug trafficking money through multiple bank accounts in five months.
    SVPD said the interstate scheme laundered more than $215,000 in illegal drug trafficking money through multiple bank accounts in five months.
  • Texas Gov. Perry formally enters not guilty plea

    Texas Gov. Perry formally enters not guilty plea

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 6:13 PM EDT2014-08-20 22:13:25 GMT
    Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry gave a confident, wry smile beneath flawless hair for his mug shot. Then he went out for a vanilla ice cream.
    Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry has formally pleaded not guilty to criminal charges of leveraging his power to try to oust a Democratic district attorney convicted of drunken driving, according to court documents obtained...
  • 16 with alleged gang ties arrested in multi-agency sting

    16 with alleged gang ties arrested in multi-agency sting

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 5:43 PM EDT2014-08-20 21:43:27 GMT

    Tucson Police Chief Roberto Villasenor said police believe the subjects of this investigation are an organized group suspected of drug trafficking, money laundering, homicides and other violent crimes on behalf of gang leadership.

    Tucson Police Chief Roberto Villasenor said police believe the subjects of this investigation are an organized group suspected of drug trafficking, money laundering, homicides and other violent crimes on behalf of gang leadership.

  • Guilty plea expected by friend of marathon suspect

    Guilty plea expected by friend of marathon suspect

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 5:32 PM EDT2014-08-20 21:32:28 GMT
    A college friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev plans to plead guilty to impeding the investigation into the deadly attack, his lawyer said Wednesday.
    A college friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev plans to plead guilty to impeding the investigation into the deadly attack, his lawyer said Wednesday.
  • CBP seizes more than $319k in drugs near Nogales

    CBP seizes more than $319k in drugs near Nogales

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 4:19 PM EDT2014-08-20 20:19:35 GMT
    Four people were detained in separate incidents, by U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers over the weekend after they attempted to smuggle drugs across the border into the U.S., according to CBP officials. 
    Four people were detained in separate incidents, by U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers over the weekend after they attempted to smuggle drugs across the border into the U.S., according to CBP officials. 
  • US official: More airstrikes in Iraq

    US official: More airstrikes in Iraq

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 4:06 PM EDT2014-08-20 20:06:11 GMT
    A U.S. official says American fighter jets and drones conducted nearly a dozen airstrikes in Iraq since Tuesday, even as Islamic State militants threatened to kill a second American captive in retribution for any...
    American fighter jets and drones continued to pound Islamic State militants in Iraq on Wednesday, and military planners weighed the possibility of sending a small number of additional U.S. troops to Baghdad, U.S. officials...
  • Businesses evacuated, road closed after discovery of suspicious device

    Businesses evacuated, road closed after discovery of suspicious device

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 3:12 PM EDT2014-08-20 19:12:59 GMT
    The device, which officials said looks like a military mortar round, was found in the 700 block of West Wetmore Road.
    The device, which officials said looks like a military mortar round, was found in the 700 block of West Wetmore Road.
  • Bush accepts ALS ice bucket, challenges Clinton

    Bush accepts ALS ice bucket, challenges Clinton

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 12:34 PM EDT2014-08-20 16:34:06 GMT

    President George W. Bush accepts ALS ice bucket challenge.

    President George W. Bush accepts ALS ice bucket challenge.

  • U-Haul used in unsuccessful smuggling attempt

    U-Haul used in unsuccessful smuggling attempt

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 12:25 PM EDT2014-08-20 16:25:53 GMT
    Border Patrol agents found seven people, including one juvenile locked inside the cargo hold of the moving truck, with no fresh air or means of escape in case of an accident.   
    Border Patrol agents found seven people, including one juvenile locked inside the cargo hold of the moving truck, with no fresh air or means of escape in case of an accident.   
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  • Ohio diocese discourages ALS ice bucket challenge

    Ohio diocese discourages ALS ice bucket challenge

    Thursday, August 21 2014 11:55 AM EDT2014-08-21 15:55:27 GMT
    A Catholic diocese in Ohio is discouraging its schools from participating in the ice bucket challenge to benefit the ALS Association, citing its funding of research involving embryonic stem cells.
    A Catholic diocese in Ohio is discouraging its schools from participating in the ice bucket challenge to benefit the ALS Association, citing its funding of research involving embryonic stem cells.
  • 2 American Ebola patients released from hospital

    2 American Ebola patients released from hospital

    Thursday, August 21 2014 11:55 AM EDT2014-08-21 15:55:26 GMT
    The Atlanta hospital where two American aid workers were brought after getting infected with the Ebola virus will hold a news conference to discuss their discharge.
    After nearly three weeks of treatment, the two American aid workers who were infected with the deadly Ebola virus in Africa have been discharged from an Atlanta hospital, officials said Thursday.
  • Ex-Virginia governor talks about marriage at trial

    Ex-Virginia governor talks about marriage at trial

    Thursday, August 21 2014 11:45 AM EDT2014-08-21 15:45:12 GMT
    Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell is telling jurors that his time in public office took a toll on his marriage.
    Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell says tension in his marriage was fueled in part by his wife's difficulty dealing with her staff.
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  • Arkansas State University freshman impaled after freak accident

    Arkansas State University freshman impaled after freak accident

    Thursday, August 21 2014 10:05 AM EDT2014-08-21 14:05:38 GMT
    After being impaled in the neck with the shaft of a golf club, 18-year-old Natalie Jo Eaton is recovering at Regional One Medical Center.
    After being impaled in the neck with the shaft of a golf club, 18-year-old Natalie Jo Eaton is recovering at Regional Medical Center in Memphis.
  • Results of law enforcement crackdown on Wednesday

    Results of law enforcement crackdown on Wednesday

    Thursday, August 21 2014 8:46 AM EDT2014-08-21 12:46:04 GMT
    Over a dozen people have been arrested in the crackdown of a gang known as the 'Eastside Crips'.  A group of more than 200 federal, state and local law enforcement officials carried out raids and searches across Tucson on Wednesday. 
    Over a dozen people have been arrested in the crackdown of a gang known as the 'Eastside Crips'.  A group of more than 200 federal, state and local law enforcement officials carried out raids and searches across Tucson on Wednesday. 
  • TPD lieutenant's demotion reversed

    TPD lieutenant's demotion reversed

    Thursday, August 21 2014 12:02 AM EDT2014-08-21 04:02:35 GMT
    Police claimed Lopez violated several regulations but a judge later found TPD didn't have clear regulations that applied in this case.
    Police claimed Lopez violated several regulations but a judge later found TPD didn't have clear regulations that applied in this case.

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