• Six Flags amusement park shooting near Chicago leaves 3 hurt

    GURNEE, Ill. (AP) — Three people were injured in a shooting outside a Chicago-area amusement park’s entrance that sent visitors scrambling for safety and prompted the park to close early, authorities said.

    Updated: 9:16 am

  • Thao, Kueng say they rejected plea deal in Floyd killing

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Two former Minneapolis police officers charged in George Floyd’s killing told a judge Monday that they have rejected plea deals that would have resulted in three-year prison sentences, setting the stage for trial in October.

  • So-called ‘Don’t Say Gay’ law confuses some Florida schools

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Some Florida schools have moved library books and debated changing textbooks in response to a law critics call “Don’t Say Gay” — and some teachers have worried that family pictures on their desks could get them in trouble.

  • Washington Youth Soccer Partners with CaptainU to Create a New Pathway for Athletes to Play in College

    CaptainU teams up with Washington Youth Soccer to Expand College Sports Recruiting Efforts

  • California Soul Food Cookout and Festival to Benefit Regional Charities

    PLEASANTON, Calif., Aug. 15, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This two-day California Soul Food Cookout and Festival is not only filled with food, fun and music, but purpose too. For 12 years running, this premier food and music event has grown to be a regional favorite. This year’s festival will be held at the Alameda Fairgrounds on September 17 and 18, 2022 and will donate a portion of revenue to different charities in the Bay area who work to help the homeless and domestic violence victims.

  • AP News in Brief at 6:04 a.m. EDT

    China announces new drills as US delegation visits Taiwan

  • R Kelly trial on whether he fixed 2008 trial set to start

    CHICAGO (AP) — Jury selection begins Monday at R. Kelly’s federal trial in his hometown of Chicago, where the R&B singer faces charges that he rigged his 2008 state child pornography trial by threatening and paying off a girl who he allegedly filmed himself having sex with when he was around 30 and she was no older than 14.

  • Northeastern farmers face new challenges with severe drought

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Vermont farmer Brian Kemp is used to seeing the pastures at Mountain Meadows Farm grow slower in the hot, late summer, but this year the grass is at a standstill.

  • AP News in Brief at 12:04 a.m. EDT

    Some Capitol rioters try to profit from their Jan. 6 crimes

  • Strike four: Facebook misses election misinfo in Brazil ads

    Facebook failed to detect blatant election-related misinformation in ads ahead of Brazil’s 2022 election, a new report from Global Witness has found, continuing a pattern of not catching material that violates its policies the group describes as “alarming.”