Global efforts against ivory traffickers still falling short

Published Sep. 25 2016 @ 1:07am

Poaching syndicates shipped large amounts of African elephant ivory last year despite global calls to dismantle the trafficking networks that often collude with corrupt officials, conservationists said as an international wildlife conference opened Saturday in South Africa.

Suspect in deadly Washington state mall shooting captured

Published Sep. 25 2016

The suspect in a shooting at a Washington state mall that left five dead is in custody, authorities said Saturday.

Black history finds home on National Mall with new museum

Published Sep. 24 2016

Black history officially has a new, prominent place in America's story.


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TVA promotes two executives to replace chief operating officer

Published Sep. 24 2016

The Tennessee Valley Authority is promoting its two top nuclear power executives to new management roles to replace TVA Chief...

Charlotte to release body and dash camera video of shooting

Published Sep. 24 2016

Charlotte's police chief announced Saturday that he would release body and dashboard camera footage of the shooting of a black...

Things to Know about deadly shootings at mall in Washington

Published Sep. 24 2016

BURLINGTON, Wash. (AP) - Authorities say they are searching for a gunman who killed five people in the makeup department...

Authorities: 3 dead in shooting at mall north of Seattle

Published Sep. 23 2016

Authorities in Washington State say four people have been killed during a shooting at a mall north of Seattle and...

Trump eyes Georgia judge as a Supreme Court contender

Published Sep. 23 2016

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump released an expanded list of potential U.S. Supreme Court nominees on Friday that includes the...

North Korea vows in UN speech to strengthen nuclear forces

Published Sep. 23 2016

North Korea's foreign minister condemned the United States on Friday for flying supersonic bombers over South Korea earlier this week...

In dramatic reversal, Cruz to vote for Trump

Published Sep. 23 2016

Ted Cruz announced Friday he will vote for Donald Trump, a dramatic about-face that may help unite a deeply divided...

Firefighters extinguish blaze in Ooltewah

Published Sep. 23 2016

Firefighters extinguished a house fire this afternoon in Ooltewah, according to a Hamilton County Hamilton County Emergency Services news release....

Obama vetoes 9/11 bill, possible override by Congress looms

Published Sep. 23 2016

Setting up a potential override by Congress, President Barack Obama vetoed a bill Friday that would have allowed the families...


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Man, 78, found shot to death inside home on Central Avenue

Published Sep. 23 2016

A 78-year-old man was found shot to death inside a home on Central Avenue Thursday morning, according to police.

Trump adds names to Supreme Court wish list

Published Sep. 23 2016

Donald Trump has added 10 names to the list he says he'd use to fill Supreme Court vacancies if he...

Video shows deadly encounter between Charlotte police, black man

Published Sep. 23 2016

Video of a deadly encounter between Charlotte police and a black man shows his wife repeatedly telling officers he is...

McDonald's testing Happy Meals for breakfast

Published Sep. 23 2016

McDonald's is considering another addition to its all-day breakfast menu: Happy Meals.

Cleveland police officer shoots, kills vicious dog

Published Sep. 23 2016

Cleveland Police Department officers responded to 280 Gaut Street after reports that a dog had bitten two people at the...

Komatsu marks 30 years in Chattanooga

Published Sep. 23 2016

Komatsu America Corp. marked 30 years in Chattanooga on Friday at its factory where it has invested about $100 million...

Arrest of three in string of auto burglary thefts clears 45 cases

Published Sep. 23 2016

Chattanooga police has made three arrests for auto burglary cases in the Chattanooga area.

Man accused in fatal Dayton hit-and-run arrested

Published Sep. 23 2016

The man accused in a fatal hit-and-run on Sept. 6 in Dayton has been arrested.