Tennessee church shooting suspect charged with murder

A masked gunman carrying two guns entered the church from the back after fatally shooting a woman outside, police said. He then walked through the church silently, shooting six more people before he was subdued by an usher.

Official: Hurricane Maria set Puerto Rico back decades

Puerto Rico’s National Guard diverted an oil tanker that broke free and threatened to crash into the southeast coast, said Gov. Ricardo Rossello, and officials still had not had communication with nine of 78 municipalities.

Target to up hourly base pay to $15 by end of 2020

Target Corp. is raising its minimum hourly wage for its workers to $11 starting next month and then to $15 by the end of 2020 in a move it says will help it better recruit and retain top-quality staff and provide a better shopping experience for its customers.

Weiner due in court for sentencing in sexting scandal

The former New York congressman faces up to 27 months in prison after he pleaded guilty to one charge of transferring obscene material to a minor. Prosecutors say he broke the law by having illicit contact with a 15-year-old girl, including asking her to “sexually perform” for him in conversations on Skype and Snapchat

Don’t talk about mom: NFL players angry over Trump’s insult

“There are no SOBs in this league,” Lions coach Jim Caldwell said Sunday, when at least 200 NFL players either knelt, sat, stretched or prayed during the “Star Spangled Banner” to protest Trump’s remarks. Three teams didn’t even take the field until the national anthem was over.

Lawyer: Kushner used personal email for some WH messages

Between January and August, Kushner either received or responded to fewer than 100 emails from White House officials from his private account, attorney Abbe Lowell said in a statement that confirmed Kushner’s use of a personal address in the first months of the administration.

Northern Indiana county officials oppose J-turns on US 31

The Indiana Department of Transportation proposes removing traffic signals along U.S. 31 at the intersections of Indiana 218 West and Indiana 18 in Miami County and installing J-turns featuring two dedicated lanes along the median drivers could use for turning onto U.S. 31.

Vendor selling racist signs kicked out of Gas City car show

Ducktail Run Rod & Classic Car Show organizer Mike Salter says the vendor was ordered off the premises after organizers saw a Facebook video that showed the booth selling signs reading “white only” and Colored seating in rear” as well as posters of black children eating watermelon.

New Castle police kills man who opened fire on officer

Police in the community about 48 miles east of Indianapolis were responding to a call of a man breaking into cars early Sunday morning when they spotted 24-year-old Jared Burke. Burke fled on his bicycle but was caught behind a church a short time later by a police dog.

Merkel wins 4th term but nationalists surge in German vote

Merkel’s center-left challenger, Martin Schulz, conceded that his Social Democrats had suffered a “crushing election defeat,” with projections showing the party’s worst performance in post-World War II Germany.