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Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a news conference at Trump National Doral, Wednesday, July 27, 2016, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Jersey flub: Trump mixes up Sen. Tim Kaine, Gov. Tom Kean

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has taken a shot at Hillary Clinton's running mate, Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine, for doing a terrible job as governor in New Jersey. Trump said at a Wednesday press conference in Miami that Kaine still isn't popular in New Jersey. Kaine was governor of Virginia. ...

Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby, right, holds a news conference near the site where Freddie Gray was arrested after her office dropped the remaining charges against three Baltimore police officers awaiting trial in Gray's death, in Baltimore, Wednesday, July 27, 2016. The decision by prosecutors comes after a judge had already acquitted three of the six officers charged in the case. At left is Gray's father, Richard Shipley. (AP Photo/Steve Ruark)

The Latest: Trump calls Baltimore prosecutor a 'disgrace'

The Latest on the case against officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray, a black man who was injured in police custody (all times local): 1:45 p.m. Donald Trump is calling a Baltimore prosecutor "a disgrace" after her office decided to drop the remaining charges against three police officers ...

Oklahoma prisons chief taps new warden at State Penitentiary

The head of Oklahoma's prison system has appointed a new warden at the Oklahoma State Penitentiary following a series of mishaps during the last few scheduled executions. Department of Corrections Director Joe Allbaugh announced Wednesday the appointment of Terry Royal of Clermont, Florida, to oversee the prison in McAlester that ...

FL Lottery

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) _ These Florida lotteries were drawn Wednesday: Cash 3 Midday 4-4-6 (four, four, six) Mega Millions Estimated jackpot: $20 million Play 4 Midday 7-5-2-4 (seven, five, two, four) Powerball Estimated jackpot: $422 million

Winning numbers drawn in 'Play 4 Midday' game

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Wednesday afternoon's drawing of the Florida Lottery's "Play 4 Midday" game were: 7-5-2-4 (seven, five, two, four)

Winning numbers drawn in 'Cash 3 Midday' game

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Wednesday afternoon's drawing of the Florida Lottery's "Cash 3 Midday" game were: 4-4-6 (four, four, six)

Officer Garrett Miller, right, one of the six members of the Baltimore Police Department charged in connection to the death of Freddie Gray, arrives with attorney Michael Davey at a courthouse for his pre-trial proceedings in Baltimore, Wednesday, July 27, 2016. (AP Photo/Steve Ruark)

Prosecutors drop all remaining charges in Freddie Gray case

Prosecutors on Wednesday dropped all remaining charges against the three Baltimore police officers who were still awaiting trial in Freddie Gray's death, blaming police for a biased investigation that failed to produce a single conviction. The decision means that no one will be held criminally responsible for the death of ...

Correction: Mountain Guide Death story

In a story July 23 about a mountain guide who fell to his death in Grand Teton National Park, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Gary Falk was a native of Ouray, Colorado. Falk was born in Illinois and had lived in both Colorado and Wyoming when he died. A ...

Bulldozer operator killed fighting California blaze

The operator of a bulldozer was killed when it rolled over during the fight against a wildfire near Big Sur that has destroyed 20 homes and spread across more than 36 square miles (93.24 sq. kilometers), California fire officials said Wednesday. Another operator escaped injury when a second bulldozer rolled ...

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a news conference at Trump National Doral, Wednesday, July 27, 2016, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Trump says Russia should find Clinton's missing emails

Donald Trump has a message for Russia: find Hillary Clinton's missing emails. But his running mate, Mike Pence, is sending mixed signals. In a Miami press conference Wednesday, the Republican presidential nominee said that the 30,000 missing emails from Clinton's private email server would reveal "some beauties" and made an ...

Florida appeals court upholds city use of red light cameras

A Florida appeals court has upheld a city's use of red light cameras to issue traffic citations and recommended the matter be settled by the state Supreme Court. The decision Wednesday by the 3rd District Court of Appeal conflicts with that of another appeals court, which had found red light ...

Jeffrey Loria, left, owner of the Miami Marlins, Robert Manfred Jr., commissioner of baseball, and Jeff Conine, special assistant to the president of the Marlins, unveil the official logo for the 2017 All-Star Game that will be held in Miami, during a ceremony before the start of a baseball game between the Miami Marlins and the Philadelphia Phillies, Wednesday, July 27, 2016, in Miami. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

Manfred: More rule changes needed to improve pace of play

Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred says more rule changes are needed to improve the pace of play, and one proposal under consideration is a limitation on relief pitching changes in an inning or a game. The majors shaved several minutes off the average game time last season, but games have been ...

Demonstrators burn a flag during a protest in Philadelphia, Tuesday, July 26, 2016, during the second day of the Democratic National Convention. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Smaller protests, no marches on convention's Day 3

Small protests popped up around downtown Philadelphia on Wednesday and no marches were planned, making for quieter streets on Day 3 of the Democratic convention. Two groups of Bernie Sanders supporters were slowly gathering at a plaza near City Hall for daylong rallies and speeches. A few hundred had assembled ...

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump and his running mate, Republican Vice Presidential candidate, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, arrive for the Veterans of Foreign Wars convention, Tuesday, July 26, 2016, in Charlotte, N.C. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

The Latest: Trump doubles down on Russia, Clinton emails

The Latest on the Democratic National Convention (all times EDT): 1:15 p.m. He's being roundly panned for suggesting Russia find Hillary Clinton's missing emails, but Donald Trump is doubling down on that call. The Republican presidential nominee tweeted: "If Russia or any other country or person has Hillary Clinton's 33,000 ...

Coast Guard looking for 4 missing boaters off Key West

The United States Coast Guard is searching for four boaters who failed to return home from a snorkeling trip off of Key West. The Coast Guard said in a news release on Wednesday that the boaters left Banana Bay Resort in a 25-foot boat on Tuesday for a snorkeling trip ...

Charges dropped against Oregon woman in California rampage

All charges have been dropped against a young Oregon woman arrested in Northern California with a wanted Oregon man after a shooting and kidnapping rocked a small town, authorities said Wednesday. The Yreka Police Department said in a statement that Aundrea Elizabeth Maes, a 19-year-old from Salem, was not a ...

FILE - In this Sept. 9, 2015, file photo, former Multi-State Lottery Association security director Eddie Tipton leaves the Polk County Courthouse in Des Moines, Iowa, after his sentencing in a jackpot-fixing scandal. On Wednesday, July 27, 2016, the Iowa Court of Appeals reversed a portion of the fraud convictions of Tipton, who is accused of fixing a Hot Lotto game in Iowa in 2010, but upheld a second conviction. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)

Court reverses part of Iowa lottery fraud conviction

The Iowa Court of Appeals on Wednesday reversed a portion of the fraud convictions of a former lottery official accused of fixing a Hot Lotto game in Iowa in 2010 but upheld a second conviction. The court concluded there was enough evidence to convict Eddie Tipton on the charge related ...

FILE - In this March 19, 2015 file photo, John Hinckley gets into his mother's car in front of a recreation center in Williamsburg, Va. A judge says Hinckley, who attempted to assassinate President Ronald Reagan will be allowed to leave a Washington mental hospital and live full-time in Virginia. (AP Photo/ Steve Helber, File)

Judge: Reagan shooter can leave hospital to live in Virginia

More than 35 years after he tried to assassinate President Ronald Reagan in an effort to impress actress Jodie Foster, John Hinckley Jr. will be allowed to leave a Washington mental hospital and live full time with his mother in Virginia, a federal judge ruled Wednesday. Judge Paul Friedman wrote ...

FILE- In this June 16, 2016, file photo, Peter Peraza, a Broward County sheriff's deputy testifies at his trial in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. A judge has dismissed a manslaughter charge, Wednesday, July 27, 2016, against Peraza, who claimed self-defense in the 2014 fatal shooting of a black man carrying what turned out to be an air rifle. (Rafael Olmeda/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP, File)

Judge dismisses manslaughter charge against Florida deputy

A judge on Wednesday dismissed a manslaughter charge against a Florida deputy who claimed self-defense in the 2014 fatal shooting of a 33-year-old black man carrying what turned out to be an air rifle. Circuit Judge Michael Usan ruled in favor of suspended Deputy Peter Peraza of the Broward Sheriff's ...

$108M later, Port of Houston gives up on cruise ships

Commissioners who run the Port of Houston have given up the idea of using the site as a cruise ship base after spending $108 million on the project since 1999. Port commissioners voted Tuesday to authorize sale of the gangway system used by passengers to board the few ships that ...

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