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Olympian Michael Phelps arrested on DUI charge

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BALTIMORE (AP) — Police arrested Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps on a DUI charge early Tuesday, and officials say he was speeding and failed ... Full Story

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  • Olympian Michael Phelps arrested on DUI charge
    Olympian Michael Phelps arrested on DUI charge

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Police arrested Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps on a DUI charge early Tuesday, and officials say he was speeding and failed field sobriety tests when officers pulled him over.

  • Police: Shots fired at Ky. school, 1 student hurt
    Police: Shots fired at Ky. school, 1 student hurt

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A high school student was injured and one person was being sought after a shooting at a high school in southern Louisville, police said Tuesday.

  • California becomes first state to ban plastic bags
    California becomes first state to ban plastic bags

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday signed the nation's first statewide ban on single-use plastic bags at grocery and convenience stores, driven to action by pollution in streets and waterways.

  • Police on manhunt find pipe bombs in woods
    Police on manhunt find pipe bombs in woods

    BLOOMING GROVE, Pa. (AP) — State police searching for a man accused of killing a state trooper said Tuesday they found two pipe bombs in the Pennsylvania woods during their manhunt.

  • Index ranks Norway tops for well-being of elderly
    Index ranks Norway tops for well-being of elderly

    NEW YORK (AP) — A global index reflecting economic security, health and other factors — and not deducting for cold winters — ranks Norway and Sweden with the highest level of well-being for older people. Of the 96 nations in the index, Afghanistan ranked last.

  • Police hold evidence in UVa missing student case
    Police hold evidence in UVa missing student case

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — They both were walking alone, separated from their friends late at night, on or near the University of Virginia campus. One was found dead nearly five years ago. The other is still missing.

  • Realtor's body found; suspect pleads not guilty
    Realtor's body found; suspect pleads not guilty

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A man accused of abducting and killing a real estate agent in rural Arkansas pleaded not guilty Tuesday to preliminary charges of kidnapping and capital murder, hours after the woman's body was discovered in a shallow grave.

  • Colorado school protests roil swing state politics
    Colorado school protests roil swing state politics

    DENVER (AP) — The protests over a Colorado school district's proposal to promote patriotism and de-emphasize civil disobedience in American history classes have found their way into the state's marquee midterm election races, injecting a volatile issue two weeks before early voting ballots land in ailboxes across the state.

  • Oklahoma man charged with murder in beheading
    Oklahoma man charged with murder in beheading

    NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma man who had been suspended from his job was charged Tuesday with first-degree murder in the gruesome beheading of a co-worker, who was attacked from behind as the man sought revenge, a prosecutor said Tuesday.

  • Key witness is calm in Detroit officer's trial

    DETROIT (AP) — A key witness whose stormy remarks temporarily halted the trial of a Detroit police officer returned for more testimony Tuesday, speaking slowly and softly about a chaotic raid that killed her 7-year-old granddaughter while the girl slept on a couch.

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