Feds probe Fiat Chrysler over alleged false sales reports

DETROIT (AP) — Federal prosecutors are investigating allegations that Fiat Chrysler violated securities laws by getting dealers to falsely report sales of new cars in order to inflate the company's numbers.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Killer of Baton Rouge law officers a man of mixed messages

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Gavin Long was a man of mixed messages. He peddled self-published books with abstract themes about self-empowerment and spiritual enlightenment, but also posted rambling internet videos calling for violent action in response to what he considered oppression.

  • Written by HOLBROOK MOHR, Associated Press HEATHER HOLLINGSWORTH, Associated Press MIKE KUNZELMAN, Associated Press

GOP leaders approve convention rules, block insurgents

CLEVELAND (AP) — Over angry and prolonged objections from anti-Donald Trump forces, Republican Party leaders approved rules for their national convention on Monday and rejected demands for a state-by-state roll call vote, a discordant start to a gathering designed to project unity.

  • Written by ALAN FRAM, Associated Press

Police across US patrolling in pairs after ambush attacks

DENVER (AP) — Police departments across the country are ordering officers to pair up after ambush attacks left eight officers dead in Texas and Louisiana, a precaution that could slow response times to low-level crimes and drive up overtime for already exhausted police.

  • Written by SADIE GURMAN, Associated Press

Looking at own prospects, some Republicans avoid Cleveland

CLAREMONT, N.H. (AP) — As her fellow Republicans gathered in Cleveland, New Hampshire Sen. Kelly Ayotte was back home touting her work on a bipartisan bill intended to address opioid abuse.

  • Written by KATHLEEN RONAYNE, Associated Press BILL BARROW, Associated Press