Friday, Aug 19, 2016

Milwaukee man was shot in chest, arm

MILWAUKEE - An autopsy showed that Sylville Smith, who authorities say was holding a gun when a Milwaukee police officer fatally shot him on Aug. 13, suffered one gunshot wound to the chest and ...
By Ashley Luthern

Planned execution in Texas put on hold

AUSTIN, Texas - A court on Friday halted the execution of a Texas man who was scheduled to die for a fatal 1996 robbery in which he wasn't the person who pulled the trigger.
By Paul J. Weber and Terry Wallace

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Trump triumphs as GOP nominee, completing stunning climb

CLEVELAND - United for a night, Republicans nominated Donald Trump Tuesday as their presidential standard-bearer, capping the billionaire businessman's stunning takeover of the GOP and propelling ...
By Julie Pace

Monday, July 18, 2016

Secret document aids Iran nukes, AP says

VIENNA - A document obtained by The Associated Press shows that key restrictions on Iran's nuclear program will ease in slightly more than a decade, halving the time Tehran would need to build a bomb.
By George Jahn

Thursday, June 30, 2016

Military base near DC lifts lockdown with one exception

A law enforcement official says no active shooter was found at a military post outside Washington.
By Jessica Gresko and Eric Tucker

Thursday, June 23, 2016

Police driver acquitted of all charges in Freddie Gray death

A judge acquitted a police van driver of all charges including "depraved-heart" murder on Thursday in the death of 25-year-old arrestee Freddie Gray, whose broken neck on the way to the station ...
By Juliet Linderman

Friday, June 10, 2016

Georgia senator on Obama: 'Let his days be few'

WASHINGTON - Georgia Sen. David Perdue told conservatives Friday they should pray for President Obama and suggested a biblical passage that says, "Let his days be few."
By Matthew Daly

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Fans flock to the Bell for James Brown Birthday Bash

Returning for the first time since 2007, the once-annual James Brown Birthday Bash was held at the Bell Auditorium on Tuesday to celebrate the late music icon and featured a reunion of his former ...
By Doug Stutsman

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Lady A at Kentucky Derby

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Churchill Downs says the country trio Lady Antebellum will sing the national anthem at the 142nd Kentucky Derby.

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

San Francisco OKs paid family leave

San Francisco became the first place in the country Tuesday to require businesses to provide fully paid leave for new parents in what was hailed as the latest move to address income inequality in ...
By Janie Har

Sunday, April 3, 2016

Crow Tribe war chief dies at 102

A member of the Crow Tribe's Whistling Water clan, Joseph Medicine Crow was raised by his grandparents in a log house in a rural area of the Crow Reservation near Lodge Grass, Mont.
By Matthew Brown

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Exhibition baseball game is latest step in US, Cuba relations

HAVANA - The exhibition game between the Tampa Bay Rays and the Cuban National team was a remarkable milestone for sports diplomacy as the two presidents try to set aside more than 50 years of ...
By Peter Orsi

Monday, March 21, 2016

Obama, Castro lay bare tensions on embargo, human rights

HAVANA - Laying bare a half-century of tensions, President Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro prodded each other Monday over human rights and the longstanding U.S. economic embargo during an ...
By Julie Pace and Michael Weissenstein

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016

Obama: Guantanamo undermines security, must be closed

President Obama says the detention center at Guantanamo Bay undermines America's national security and needs to be closed.
By Lolita C. Baldor And Kathleen Hennessey

Sunday, Feb. 14, 2016

Donald Trump coming to North Augusta

With the South Carolina Republican primary looming this weekend, presidential hopefuls will be bringing their messages to Aiken County.
By Doug Stutsman

Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016

Open-source textbooks pushed as way to cut college costs

STORRS, Conn. - The standard textbook for Fundamentals of General Chemistry I at the University of Connecticut has a list price of $303. For students who use the version professor Edward Neth is ...
By Michael Melia

Breakthrough: Scientists detect ripples Einstein predicted

WASHINGTON - Scientists say they have finally detected gravitational waves - the ripples in the fabric of space-time that Einstein predicted a century ago.
By Seth Borenstein

Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016

Trump, Sanders victorious in New Hampshire primaries

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Bernie Sanders swept to victory in Tuesday's New Hampshire primaries, adding crucial credibility to their upstart candidacies and ...
By Julie Pace and Kathleen Ronayne

Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016

NFL honors Charlie Waters, North Augusta High

In recognition of Super Bowl 50 this Sunday, thousands of high schools across the country received a gold NFL football in honor of alumni who competed in the game.
By Doug Stutsman
 
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Man fatally shot late Friday
Lawaun Jermaine Flournoy, 38, had been shot multiple times when authorities found him in the 1000 block of Dugas after responding to a call about 11:30 p.m.