Powerful storms roll across South, causing death and damage

KENNER, La. (AP) — A deadly storm system that spawned tornadoes in Gulf Coast states Tuesday and killed at least three people in Louisiana and Mississippi was expected to bring severe weather to the Carolinas by Wednesday afternoon.

  • Written by KEVIN MCGILL, Associated Press CHEVEL JOHNSON, Associated Press

Phoenix police ID dead gunman who shot parents, 2 sisters

PHOENIX (AP) — Authorities trying to rescue a family begging for help after their 26-year-old son opened fire in their Phoenix home arrived to a chaotic crime scene they could not prepare for.

  • Written by TERRY TANG, Associated Press PAUL DAVENPORT, Associated Press

Appeals court upholds limit on sharing of tips among workers

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal appeals court has upheld a U.S. labor department rule that limits the ability of a restaurant, casino or other employer to share tips among its employees.

  • Written by SUDHIN THANAWALA, Associated Press