Officer Killed, 4 Other Officers Shot In South Carolina

By JEFFREY COLLINS , Associated Press FLORENCE, S.C. (AP) — Five South Carolina law enforcement officers were shot Wednesday — including one fatally — in a Florence County shooting in which the suspect has been taken into custody, authorities said. Sheriff’s Deputy Chief Glenn Kirby confirmed the incident Wednesday, news outlets reported. Kirby said three…

GOP Senators Await FBI Report in Anxiety-Filled Capitol

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senators nervously awaited the arrival of a new FBI report on sexual allegations that could make or break Brett Kavanaugh’s tottering Supreme Court nomination Wednesday as aggressive protesters and an unusually strong security response added to a feeling of high anxiety inside the U.S. Capitol. As lawmakers anticipated the report, three key…

IL Attorney General to Investigate Legionnaire’s Crisis

SPRINGFIELD, IL (AP) — Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan’s office has opened an investigation into the management by Gov. Bruce Rauner’s administration of a Legionnaire’s disease crisis at a state-run veterans’ home. Eileen Boyce is spokeswoman for the Democratic attorney general. She said Wednesday that authorities will review whether laws were broken and whether residents,…