Air Force admits fault in reporting shooter’s past crimes

The gunman who killed 26 people at a small-town Texas church had a history of domestic violence that spanned years before the attack, and was able buy weapons because the Air Force did not submit his criminal history to the FBI as required by military rules.

Voters tapped as Ohio opioid crisis stretches foster care

On Tuesday, Ohio voters will be asked to approve $3.9 million in additional annual funding for the state’s foster care system as more and more children are removed from the homes of their drug-addicted parents.

Anthony Weiner set for prison stint for sexting conviction

Weiner, a Democrat, is scheduled to surrender by 2 p.m. Monday at Devens Federal Medical Center in Massachusetts to serve a 21-month sentence for illicit online contact with a 15-year-old girl.
The facility in Ayer, about 40 miles (64 kilometers) west of Boston, has over 1,000 inmates at the medical center and over 100 more at an adjacent minimum security satellite camp.

With heavy police presence, crowds come out for NYC Marathon

Under the watchful eye of an extremely heavy police presence, crowds of spectators turned out Sunday to cheer on the runners taking part in the New York City Marathon just days after a truck attack killed eight people in lower Manhattan.

Kentucky governor wants resignations over harassment scandal

Kentucky’s Republican governor says a sexual harassment scandal in the statehouse involves “multiple events and multiple people” and has called on everyone involved to resign immediately without naming them publicly.