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911 calls: 'Gunshots going like crazy' in Pulse nightclub
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- Friends and relatives of patrons trapped in a gay Florida nightclub where a mass shooting left 49 people dead asked police dispatchers why it was taking so long for their loved ones to be rescued....

Politics, shootings undercut criminal justice overhaul
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Hopes for overhauling the nation's criminal justice system have faded in Congress this year, undercut by a rash of summer shootings involving police and the pressure of election-year politics....

Charges filed to fire 5 officers in Chicago police shooting
CHICAGO (AP) -- Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson has filed formal administrative charges to fire the officer who fatally shot black teenager Laquan McDonald in 2014....

North Carolina beaches thin out ahead of tropical weather
RODANTHE, N.C. (AP) -- Crowds thinned Tuesday on the beaches of North Carolina's Outer Banks ahead of a tropical weather system that threatened to bring strong winds and heavy rains that could flood low-lying areas....

Senators want info on driver of bus that crashed, killing 2
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Louisiana's U.S. senators and the Senate Judiciary Committee chairman are asking the Department of Homeland Security for information about the man identified as the driver of a bus that hit a firetruck and other vehicles in Louisiana, killing two people and injuring three dozen....

Deadly chase with deaf man reached 100 mph, included crash
A deaf driver shot to death by a North Carolina state trooper drove up to 100 mph during the chase and didn't stop even after the officer intentionally wrecked his vehicle, according to police radio traffic released Tuesday....

Victim of prep school sex assault: I'm no longer ashamed
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) -- A teen who was sexually assaulted during a game of sexual conquest at a prestigious New Hampshire prep school said Tuesday that she is no longer ashamed or afraid and hopes to be a voice for others....

Australian man with British title to stay jailed in Vegas
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- An Australian man who identifies himself as the 13th Duke of Manchester will remain jailed in Las Vegas at least until next month, pending possible resolution of felony false police report and burglary charges....

City, county leaders hold special meeting after girl's death
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- City and county officials have called a special meeting to address what led to the brutal slaying of a 10-year-old Albuquerque girl in the hopes of identifying opportunities for the community to better protect children....

APNewsBreak: Ohio State tells alumni clubs to fall in line
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Ohio State University is requiring its roughly 150 alumni clubs and societies to keep mum when it comes to disparaging comments about the school, or risk losing the money and other perks it provides them. For the most part, they are signing on....

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