News archive from 1 October 2016, page 14

Powerful Hurricane Matthew soaks Colombia, heads for Jamaica

KINGSTON, Jamaica — One of the most powerful Atlantic hurricanes in recent history weakened a little on Saturday as it drenched coastal Colombia and roared across the Caribbean on a course that still puts Jamaica, Haiti and Cuba in the path of...

 
Police killing shakes diverse San Diego suburb

Police killing shakes diverse San Diego suburb

EL CAJON, Calif. — The family of an unarmed black man fatally shot by police is like thousands who have transformed the suburban San Diego city of El Cajon: Refugees from a strife-torn country. The family of 38-year-old Alfred Olango fled Uganda to a...

 
Rally, march in memory of man shot by police in California

Rally, march in memory of man shot by police in California

EL CAJON, Calif. — Alfred Olango, the unarmed black man shot and killed by police in a suburb of San Diego, was remembered in a demonstration Saturday organized by clergy members and supporters of Olango's family. About 200 people gathered peacefully...

 
After suspension, what's next for Alabama chief justice?

After suspension, what's next for Alabama chief justice?

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore built his career on defiance, and it has cost him his job — twice. A disciplinary panel that removed him from office 13 years ago over a Ten Commandments monument suspended him Friday for the...

 
Feds say they won't evict sprawling pipeline protest camp

Feds say they won't evict sprawling pipeline protest camp

BISMARCK, N.D. — The sprawling encampment that's a living protest against the four-state Dakota Access pipeline has most everything it needs to be self-sustaining — food, firewood, fresh water and shelter. Everything, that is, except permission to be...

 

Missouri woman accuses fellow Legislature candidate of rape

ST. LOUIS — A woman running for a seat in the Missouri Legislature has accused a fellow Democratic candidate of raping her. Cora Faith Walker told the St. Louis Post-Dispatch (http://bit.ly/2dztzc5 ) that the attack happened the night of Aug. 26 or...

 

Floods' pain still felt 1 year later in rural South Carolina

KINGSTREE, S.C. — A world away from South Carolina's booming coastal resorts, hundreds of homes remain unrepaired in the county hardest hit by last year's floods. Now they're getting one last push of help. A Christian group of about 1,500 carpenters,...

 

Man charged with wearing clear plastic wrap bikini on beach

BEACH HAVEN, N.J. — Police say a 59-year-old man who wore a bikini fashioned out of see-through plastic wrap on a New Jersey beach is facing a criminal charge. They say Stephen Wojciehowski spent two days on a Long Beach Island beach wearing a...

 
New Jersey coast to get disputed, long-delayed sand dunes

New Jersey coast to get disputed, long-delayed sand dunes

TOMS RIVER, N.J. — Almost four years after Superstorm Sandy pummeled his neighborhood so badly that Britain's Prince Harry had to stop by for a look at the damage, Paul Jeffrey is ready to sleep soundly again. His Ortley Beach community in Toms River,...

 

Key facts about El Cajon, California

EL CAJON, Calif. — The fatal shooting by police of Alfred Olango, an unarmed black man, has brought attention to El Cajon, a diverse suburb of San Diego that has seen a surge of refugees, many from Iraq and more recently from Syria. Here's a look at...

 
California police show videos of fatal shooting of black man

California police show videos of fatal shooting of black man

EL CAJON, Calif. — Police released two videos Friday showing an officer fatally shooting an unarmed black man in a San Diego suburb and said they hoped showing the footage would ease escalating tensions. The videos show the officer fired four times at...

 
The Latest: Fourth night of protests of police shooting

The Latest: Fourth night of protests of police shooting

EL CAJON, Calif. — The Latest on a police shooting of an unarmed black man in a San Diego suburb (all times local): 10 p.m. At least 100 people are out on the streets of El Cajon, California, for a fourth night of protests of the police shooting of...

 

California governor OKs sex crime bill tied to Stanford case

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California Gov. Jerry Brown has signed two sexual assault laws in response to national outrage over the six-month jail sentence given to a former Stanford University swimmer for assaulting a woman passed out near a trash bin. The...

 

Trump: Presidential campaign could be good for his hotels

WASHINGTON — Donald Trump suggests in a videotaped deposition released Friday that his presidential campaign could boost business at his hotels and increase the value of his personal brand. District of Columbia Superior Court Judge Brian Holeman...

 

Ryan, House GOP leaders find way to avoid shutdown but not without help from Democrats

You could almost imagine them skulking around the shadows of the U.S. Capitol the past few days. They carried stethoscopes. They dressed head-to-toe in stage black and donned domino masks that looked like something borrowed from the Riddler. Lawmakers...

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