Plainfield Police Department
Connecticut police arrested a man after they say he crashed his car while drunk, fled the scene and then allegedly assaulted an officer.
Police responded to reports of an overturned vehicle in a field off All Hallows Road in the Wauregan section of Plainfield just before 10 p.m. Friday. When officers arrived, they found the Ford Ranger unoccupied.
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Buxton Police Department
Police in Maine are searching for a burglary suspect who wore a Donald Trump mask when he robbed two convenience stores in Buxton Wednesday.
According to necn affiliate WCSH, the suspect used a baseball bat to break the front glass door at the Lows' Variety and the Main Street Variety, both in Bar Mills.
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The Dallas Police Department says job applications to the force have more than quadrupled since a man shot and killed five police officers and wounded nine others and two civilians.
A Police Department statement Friday says 467 applications were received in the 12 days after the July 7 shootings during what had been a peaceful protest of recent police shootings of black men.
Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine is Hillary Clinton's pick to become the next vice president of the United States, Clinton told supporters Friday evening.
Clinton, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, said in a text message Friday evening she was "thrilled" to share that she has selected Kaine as her running mate.
His guiding principle is "the belief that you can make a difference through public service," Clinton's Twitter account said.
A steady Clinton surrogate in recent campaign appearances, Kaine was at a fundraiser in Newport, Rhode Island, Friday night when the announcement was made. He is honored to be Clinton's running mate, he tweeted soon after the news broke.
A 20,000-acre wildfire in mountains just north of Los Angeles and its suburbs is a threat to 1,500 homes, fire officials said Saturday.
Los Angeles County Deputy Fire Chief says a wind shift is expected Saturday afternoon and communities have been put on alert. In the event of extreme fire behavior 45,000 homes could be threatened, largely in the San Fernando Valley, he said.
By Saturday afternoon, the fire had destroyed one structure. As many as 100 commercial buildings were also threatened.
All residents in Sand Canyon from Lost Canyon to Bear Divide were ordered to evacuate.
Three people have been charged in an unprecedented $1 billion health care fraud scam, accused of using dozens of Miami nursing homes to bilk the taxpayer-funded Medicare and Medicaid programs, according to an indictment unsealed Friday.
"This is the largest single criminal health care fraud case ever brought against individuals by the Department of Justice," Assistant Attorney General of the Justice Department's Criminal Division Leslie Caldwell announced in a statement.
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Hillary Clinton made no mention of her running mate during a rally in Tampa Friday evening, instead delivering a fiery rebuttal to Donald Trump's acceptance speech at the Republican National Convention.
"The last thing we need is somebody running for president who talks trash about America," Clinton said of the Republican nominee's lengthy address in Cleveland.
Clinton accused Trump of offering a "dark and divisive vision" beyond what he's said in the past. "Last night's speech took it to a whole new level. He offered a lot of fear and anger. And resentment but no solutions about anything that he even talked about," she said.
Clinton also took issue with Trump's assertion that he speaks for most Americans, NBC News reported. She went on a long list of groups she doesn't believe he represents, including: small business owners, housekeepers, cooks, immigrants, people with disabilities, veterans and women.
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A 65 -year-old Russian adventurer was slowly coming back to Earth in the Australian Outback on Saturday after claiming a new world record for flying solo around the world nonstop in 11 days.
Fedor Konyukhov demonstrated precision navigation of his 56-meter (184-foot) -tall helium and hot-air balloon by returning to Australia directly over the west coast city of Perth, then over the airfield at the Australian town of Northam, 96 kilometers (60 miles) to the east by road, where he began his journey on July 12, support team member Steve Griffin said.
North Miami Police
A North Miami police commander has been suspended for allegedly fabricating information about the shooting of an unarmed black therapist.
City Manager Larry Spring Jr. said Friday that commander Emile Hollant is suspended without pay. Spring declined to give specifics about how Hollant allegedly fabricated information about Monday's shooting of Charles Kinsey by Officer Jonathan Aledda.
Former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke announced Friday on his website that he plans to run for U.S. Senate in Louisiana.
A registered Republican, he would be seeking an open seat vacated by Republican David Vitter.
Duke's announcement came as the state is grappling with deep racial tensions after the shooting death of a black man by white police officers and the killing of three law enforcement officers by a black man. It also came one day after Donald Trump accepted the GOP nomination for president.
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One "Pokemon Go" player from New York City has already completed the quest to be the very best -- in the United States, at least.
Nick Johnson of Brooklyn posted to Reddit on Thursday that he had caught all of the 142 Pokemon currently available in the United States, Business Insider reports. He appears to be the first person to catch every monster in the game -- save six so-called "legendary" Pokemon that haven't been seen anywhere and a trio of others that are exclusive to other countries.