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Authorities believe they’ve found the remains of a missing Ohio college student whose bicycle was discovered in a cornfield this week.
Fulton County Sheriff Roy Miller told reporters at a Saturday news conference that investigators found the remains Friday evening in rural northwest Ohio. An autopsy has yet to be completed.
Hillary Clinton introduced running mate Tim Kaine as “a progressive who likes to get things done,” joining the Virginia senator in the crucial battleground state of Florida to help kick off next week’s Democratic National Convention.
Clinton said Kaine cares more about making a difference than making headlines, “everything that Donald Trump and Mike Pence are not.”
Clinton offered Kaine the vice presidential spot on the Democratic ticket in a phone call on Friday night.
A North Carolina prosecutor says no charges will be filed against two sheriff’s deputies in the death of a man killed in front of his family.
Rockingham County District Attorney Craig Blitzer said Friday that the county deputies have been cleared after his review of a state investigation of the May 29 shooting.
Authorities have said the deputies followed Todd Brent Burroughs because they thought his vehicle looked suspicious.
Wildfires burned out of control Saturday in mountains north of Los Angeles and near Big Sur on California’s scenic Central Coast, posing a threat to some 1,300 homes, authorities said.
Southern California firefighters faced another day of triple-digit heat from a dome of high pressure over the region, and while Central Coast temperatures were more moderate, conditions included winds and low humidity.
The fire in northern Los Angeles County grew to more than 8½ square miles, darkening skies with smoke that spread across the city and suburbs, reducing the sun to an orange disk at times.
The South Coast Air Quality Management District warned that at times air would reach unhealthy levels.
The fire erupted Friday afternoon in the Sand Canyon area near State Route 14 as the region was gripped by high heat and very low humidity.
About 300 homes were under mandatory or voluntary evacuations, but none had burned.
Hundreds of county and Angeles National Forest firefighters battled the blaze, aided by three dozen water-dropping helicopters and retardant-dropping airplanes.
“It just continues to move.
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Tim Kaine is using his debut campaign appearance as Hillary Clinton’s running mate to introduce himself to voters.
He’s joining Clinton at a rally in Miami, and here’s what he’s telling the crowd: “For many of you, this is the first time you’ve heard my name.
A new Illinois law limits how police can devices that cast a wide net in gathering cellphone data and are at the center of a lawsuit against the Chicago Police Department.
Gov. Bruce Rauner signed the legislation into law on Friday and drew immediate praise from civil libertarians.
The technology, a cell site simulator, is perhaps best known by the brand name Stingray.