Miami-Dade police shoot man during traffic stop

04/05/2016 03:46 AM PDT
MIAMI (AP) — A Miami-Dade police detective shot a 44-year-old man who drove toward officers during an attempted traffic stop. 
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Parents: We sought help for daughter but officers shot her
04/05/2016 03:38 AM PDT - AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — The parents of a deceased Alabama woman have lambasted police, saying they called authorities to help get their daughter to a mental hospital, but the officers shot her instead. Full Story

10 Things to Know for Today
04/05/2016 02:54 AM PDT - Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. Full Story

Uncertainties shadow California plan for nation-leading wage
04/05/2016 02:44 AM PDT - LOS ANGELES (AP) — California's decision to push its statewide minimum wage to a nation-leading $15 comes with uncertainties that could see the pay jumps postponed if the economy sours or the state budget slumps, while the overall goal of helping the working poor might be lessened if some employers cut jobs or, worse, leave the state. Full Story

5 killed in tourist helicopter crash in Smoky Mountains
04/05/2016 01:59 AM PDT - SEVIERVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A sightseeing helicopter crashed near the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in eastern Tennessee, killing all five people aboard, officials said. Full Story

California woman gives up home to care for thousands of cats
04/05/2016 01:49 AM PDT - PARLIER, Calif. (AP) — It started with a few kittens. But nearly a quarter century later, a California woman has transformed her 4,000-square-foot home into what's believed to be the largest no-cage cat sanctuary and adoption center in the U. Full Story

Hearings set in 2 cases in Charleston church shooting
04/05/2016 01:29 AM PDT - CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A federal judge is holding hearings in two cases stemming from the shooting deaths of nine parishioners at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina. Full Story

Funeral to be held for Virginia trooper slain at bus station
04/05/2016 01:18 AM PDT - HAMPTON, Va. (AP) — Mourners will gather to remember a Virginia state trooper who was killed by a gunman at a Richmond Greyhound bus station. Full Story

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