8 containers fall off cargo ship, 3 sink near Virginia port

The U.S. Coast Guard says three shipping containers have sunk near a Virginia port
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Former Southern Railroad clerk left lasting imprint

It seems whenever there is talk of railroad history in Hattiesburg, one name always comes up - Charles Harrington
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Port: No hazardous cargo on containers that fell overboard

The Port of Virginia says containers that recently fell off a cargo ship were not carrying any hazardous materials
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Police: Man shot, killed near apartment complex

Police in New Jersey continue to search for the suspect they say shot and killed a 21-year-old man near an apartment complex
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Police: 1 dead, another injured in rollover crash

Authorities in Vermont say a crash has left one person dead and another critically injured
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Tonawanda Coke to learn fate over emissions violations

A federal judge is set to decide the fate of an upstate New York factory that faces shutdown over emissions violations
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Reckoning with loss of homes, livelihoods after Florence

With Florence's floodwaters receding in some places and still menacing others, tired and waterlogged North Carolinians are getting a chance to take stock of the destruction
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Maine tribes get assistance to improve public safety

Three American Indian tribal groups in Maine will benefit from more than $100 million in grants from the U.S. Department of Justice designed to improve public safety in native communities
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Colonial warfare historian to talk about borderlands strife

An award-winning historian of 18th-century American military history will give a talk this weekend near the Saratoga Battlefield on war and peace along the borderlands of early America
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Sheriff won't resign, says he's sorry for racial remarks

New Jersey sheriff recorded making disparaging remarks about blacks and the state's first Sikh attorney general apologizes but won't resign
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Won, won and won! Browns beat Jets for first win since 2016

Mayfield sparks Browns to first win since 2016, 21-17 over Jets
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Red Sox clinch 3rd straight AL East title with win at Yanks

Mookie Betts and the Boston Red Sox won their third consecutive AL East championship, clinching on enemy turf with an 11-6 victory over the rival New York Yankees
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Drake fan: New heart 'feels different, but in a good way'

An 11-year-old patient whose dance video led to a meeting with the rapper Drake says she's feeling a lot better with a new heart
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Police: Men in fatal LA police shootout are gang members

Authorities say three men involved in a shootout that wounded two Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies are confirmed gang members
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Telling men to 'step up,' Sen. Hirono strides into spotlight

Hawaii Sen. Mazie Hirono steps into the spotlight as she has unexpectedly become one of the most outspoken senators in Christine Blasey Ford's defense
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Researchers say they're closing in on Captain Cook's ship

Researchers say they've identified a site off the coast of Rhode Island where they think the ship that 18th-century explorer Capt James Cook used to sail around the world may be located
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Under right terms, Kavanaugh accuser may testify after all

A lawyer for Christine Blasey Ford says she'd testify next week to the Senate Judiciary Committee about Brett Kavanaugh if conditions can be agreed to.
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Funeral to be held for mother of alleged MS-13 victim

Family and friends will gather Friday for the funeral of a New York mother who turned grief over her daughter's killing into a crusade against MS-13 gang violence
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2 officers wounded in shooting had entered wrong apartment

Authorities say two Maryland police officers have been shot while serving a drug-related search warrant
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The Latest: Officers shot after entering wrong apartment

Authorities say two Maryland police officers who were shot late Wednesday had entered the wrong apartment on a drug-related search warrant
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Arkansas justices face ethics charges over judge's case

Disciplinary panel files ethics charges against six Arkansas Supreme Court justices over their decision to prohibit a judge who participated in an anti-death penalty protest from handling any execution-related cases
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Judge orders Dallas County to revise bail system

A federal judge has ordered Dallas County to stop setting bail for felony and misdemeanor defendants solely according to a set schedule
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Ex-Trump lawyer Cohen providing info in Mueller probe

President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer claims to be providing "critical information" in the special counsel's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election
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Native American teens stopped on college tour urge changes

Colorado State University says it's consulting with Native American students and faculty to make the school more welcoming after campus police stopped two Native teens on a tour this spring
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Rockford-area man guilty of fatally stabbing wife in 2015

A judge has found a 38-year-old man guilty of fatally stabbing his wife inside their Rockford-area apartment after he got upset with her over some text messages
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Suburban Chicago company hit with nearly $5M EPA penalty

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says a suburban Chicago company will pay a nearly $5 million administrative penalty for selling and distributing an unregistered pesticide
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Congressman blasted for off-color joke amid Kavanaugh drama

Congressman's off-color remark at a campaign event in which he made joke involving Supreme Court nomination battle in Washington has drawn fire
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Prospective owner, operator of Navajo coal plant end pursuit

Two companies that sought to take over a coal-fired power plant in far northern Arizona have ended efforts to acquire it
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The Latest: NFL's Panthers donating to help Florence victims

The new owner of the NFL's Carolina Panthers has announced an initial package to aid Hurricane Florence disaster relief efforts in North and South Carolina
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Harvest season means slow-moving farm vehicles on roads

The Indiana Department of Agriculture says motorists need to take extra care with harvest season under way and slow-moving farm equipment using rural roads
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Man accused of getting near Old Faithful arrested in chase

A man accused of walking dangerously close to Old Faithful geyser in Yellowstone National Park faces additional charges after a police chase in Wyoming's capital city
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California watchdog agency bans bitcoin political donations

California's campaign watchdog arm says political donations can't be made with cryptocurrency such as bitcoin
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Prosecutor: No charges on Missouri work with trucking firm

A Missouri prosecutor says he won't press charges related to allegations of conflicts of interest between state agencies and a trucking technology company
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