FILE - This composite photo provided by the San Diego Sheriff's Department shows: James Lee Dimaggio, 40, left, Ethan Anderson, 8, and Hannah Anderson, 16, whose mother, Christina Anderson, 42, was one of two people found dead in a house fire Sunday night, Aug. 4, 2013. (AP Photo/San Diego Sheriff's Department, File)

Girl rescued, suspected abductor killed

San Diego County Sheriff's officials say the man suspected of abducting 16-year-old Hannah Anderson has been killed in Idaho and the teen has been found safe.…

Report: Weapon search focuses on Hernandez friend

BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — Investigators searching for the gun used to kill a semi-pro football player are looking into whether former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez asked his girlfriend to get rid of the weapon shortly…

LeBron James gives back to hometown and alma mater

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — NBA star LeBron James has kicked off another school year in his hometown of Akron with his foundation’s second annual “I Promise Family Reunion.” The LeBron James Family Foundation event has evolved from a…

Popular singer Eydie Gorme dies at 84

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Eydie Gorme, a popular nightclub and television singer as a solo act and as a team with her husband, Steve Lawrence, has died. She was 84. Gorme, who also had a huge solo hit…

Religious family abandons US, gets lost at sea

PHOENIX (AP) — A northern Arizona family that was lost at sea for weeks in an ill-fated attempt to leave the U.S. over what they consider government interference in religion will fly back home Sunday. Hannah Gastonguay, 26,…

Funeral held for Pa. boy who was parents’ best man

JEANETTE, Pa. (AP) — In his short life, a 2-year-old Pennsylvania boy who died days after he served as best man at his parents’ wedding touched the hearts of many people. The Rev. Jan Zotter told a funeral…

Jody Payne, Willie Nelson guitarist, dies at 77

STAPLETON, Ala. (AP) — Jody Payne, a guitarist who toured with Willie Nelson for more than three decades, has died. He was 77. Baldwin County Coroner Stan Zinson says Payne died at 5:12 a.m. Saturday at a hospital…

Religious family survives being lost at sea

PHOENIX (AP) — A northern Arizona family that was lost at sea for weeks in an ill-fated attempt to leave the U.S. over what they consider government interference in religion will fly back home Sunday. Hannah Gastonguay, 26,…

Young driver hits transit bus in La., injuring 12

SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — Police say a 13-year-old boy driving a pickup truck ran a stop sign and then cut off a city bus in Shreveport, La., causing a collision that left him and 12 others injured, some…

US senators object to NH swimmer being ineligible

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — U.S. Sens. Jeanne Shaheen and Kelly Ayotte are objecting to a decision not to allow a New Hampshire record-setting swimmer to participate in the International Paralympic World Swimming Championships next week in Montreal, saying…

Rays pull off hidden ball trick against Dodgers

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays have pulled off the old hidden ball trick, trapping Juan Uribe of the Dodgers at third base. The rarely seen play occurred in the fourth inning Saturday with Los Angeles…

Hundreds at funeral for brothers killed by python

CAMPBELLTON, New Brunswick (AP) — Hundreds of people attended the funeral service Saturday for two brothers who were killed by a python while they slept at a friend’s home above an exotic pet store. Four-year-old Noah Barthe and…

Atchison resident is 1st West Nile case in Kan.

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Department of Health and Environment says an adult from Atchison County has the state’s first case of West Nile virus this year. KD……

Detained migrants in Greece attack guards

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek police say migrants detained at a facility northeast of Athens because they entered the country illegally have set fires to their bedding and containers they live in and have attacked prison guards, injuring…