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Motorcycle hits car in northeastern Indiana; 4 hurt

GARRETT, Ind. -- Four people have been hurt after a motorcycle collided with a car in northeastern Indiana. The 37-year-old motorcycle operator was speeding Friday when he crossed the centerline of a road in Garrett and struck the car, WANE-TV reported Saturday. Garrett is north of Fort Wayne. The DeKalb...

3 wounded, suspect arrested in Illinois warehouse shooting

BOLINGBROOK, Ill. -- Three people were wounded and one person was arrested following a shooting Saturday at an automotive interior products warehouse in suburban Chicago. Bolingbrook police responded about 6:25 a.m. to reports of the shooting at the WeatherTech facility, Capt. Anthony Columbus told WLS-TV. The suspected shooter fled the...
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Senator in 2010 deposition: 13-year-olds can consent to sex

OKLAHOMA CITY -- Before he became a leading voice for conservative causes on Capitol Hill, U.S. Senator James Lankford spent more than a decade as the director of youth programming at the Falls Creek Baptist Conference Center, a sprawling campground about 80 miles south of Oklahoma City that attracts more than 50,000 campers in grades six through 12 each year.
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Police: 5-month-old girl in car fatally shot in Chicago

CHICAGO -- A 5-month-old girl was shot to death while in the rear of a car in a neighborhood on Chicago's South Side. The infant, who was identified as Cecilia Thoma,s was struck in the head Friday evening when shots were fired from another vehicle in the South Shore neighborhood, according to police and the Cook County Medical Examiner's Office.

3 people shot, including 1 killed, at WeatherTech in Bolingbrook, suspect in custody: police

Three people were shot, including one person who was killed, Saturday morning at a WeatherTech distribution facility in Bolingbrook, police said. Of the three people shot, "one victim is deceased, one victim is in critical condition and one has been released from the hospital," Bolingbrook Capt. Anthony Columbus said in an email. The alleged shooter is in custody, Columbus said.
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3 people shot at WeatherTech in Bolingbrook, suspect in custody: police

Three people were shot Saturday morning at WeatherTech in Bolingbrook, police said. Police did not release details about the shooting or the status of the people who were shot. The alleged shooter, however, is in custody, Bolingbrook Capt. Anthony Columbus, a department spokesman, said. "We can confirm we had three...

Garcia beats Andreescu to win Bad Homburg title

BAD HOMBURG, Germany -- Caroline Garcia won her first tour title in three years after coming back from a set and a break down to beat 2019 U.S. Open champion Bianca Andreescu 6-7 (5), 6-4, 6-4 on Saturday in the final of the Bad Homburg Open. Garcia took a medical...

Pfizer says tweaked COVID-19 shots boost omicron protection

Pfizer announced Saturday that tweaking its COVID-19 vaccine to better target the omicron variant is safe and works - just days before regulators debate whether to offer Americans updated booster shots this fall. The vaccines currently used in the U.S. still offer strong protection against severe COVID-19 disease and death...
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This Date in Baseball

1916 - The Cleveland Indians wore numbers on their sleeves in a game against the Chicago White Sox. It marked the first time players were identified by numbers corresponding to the scorecard. 1924 - New York right-hander Virgil Barnes faced his older sibling, Jesse, marking the first time brothers started...

2-time Wimbledon champion Kvitova wins Eastbourne title

EASTBOURNE, England -- Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova tuned up for the Grand Slam tournament by overpowering Jelena Ostapenko 6-3, 6-2 to win the Eastbourne title on Saturday. The 14th-seeded Kvitova earned her first grass-court title in four years - and 29th trophy of her singles career overall - after...

Police at Arizona Capitol fire tear gas, disperse protesters

PHOENIX -- Police fired tear gas to disperse anti-abortion demonstrators from outside the Arizona Capitol Friday night, forcing lawmakers to huddle briefly in a basement inside the building as they rushed to complete their 2022 session. Thousands of protesters had gathered earlier on the Capitol grounds in Phoenix, divided into...

Loewe's presents dystopian future at Paris Fashion Week

PARIS -- Loewe's thrust Paris Fashion Week into a bleak and dystopian vision of the future on Saturday -- turning its runway into a dead space where nature and animal life only existed to be harnessed and exploited by humankind. A sanitized white wall descended onto a bare deck as models walked by robotically, bathed in misty white light.
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A roof over their head: Churches use tiny homes for homeless

Churches across the U.S. are tackling the big question of how to address homelessness in their communities with a small solution: tiny homes. On vacant plots near their parking lots and steepled sanctuaries, congregations are building everything from fixed and fully contained micro homes to petite, moveable cabins, and several other styles of small-footprint dwellings in between.
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Biden signs landmark gun measure, says 'lives will be saved'

WASHINGTON -- President Joe Biden on Saturday signed the most sweeping gun violence bill in decades, a bipartisan compromise that seemed unimaginable until a recent series of mass shootings, including the massacre of 19 students and two teachers at a Texas elementary school. 'œLives will be saved,' he said at...
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Manufacturers struggle to keep pace with vinyl record demand

The arrival of the compact disc nearly killed off record albums, with vinyl pressing machines sold, scrapped and dismantled by major record labels. Four decades later, with resuscitated record album sales producing double-digit annual growth, manufacturers are rapidly rebuilding an industry to keep pace with sales that reached $1 billion last year.

To some defenders, gun ruling could right a racial wrong

NEW YORK -- When the U.S. Supreme Court struck down New York's tight restrictions on who can carry a handgun, condemnation erupted from liberal leaders and activists. But some public defenders, often allies of progressive activists, praised the court's ruling, saying gun-permitting rules like New York's have long been a license for racial discrimination.