LOS ANGELES (AP) - A relative of a man accused in a supermarket standoff says the explosion of violence may have been brewing for weeks, during which he constantly argued with his grandmother. Police say on Saturday, Gene Evin Atkins shot his grandmother several times in her South Los Angeles home and then got into shootout with police at a Trader Joe's grocery story. One employee was killed. The grandmother is improving.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Harsh drought conditions in parts of the American West are pushing wild horses to the brink and forcing extreme measures to protect them. Federal land managers have begun emergency roundups in the deserts of western Utah and central Nevada. And volunteers in Arizona and Colorado are hauling thousands of gallons of water and truckloads of food for wild horses on remote grazing grounds.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - A judge who initially was reluctant to get too involved in U.S. immigration enforcement is now the one enforcing an order to reunite separated children and parents. U.S. District Judge Dana Sabraw has been unwavering during hearings in his San Diego courtroom, insisting the Trump administration meet a deadline Thursday to return more than 2,500 kids age 5 and up to their families. Sabraw went beyond the American Civil Liberties Union's initial request to halt family separation at the border.
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Ride-sharing company Uber has suspended a driver who recorded hundreds of St. Louis-area riders without their permission and streamed the live video online. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported 32-year-old Jason Gargac of Florissant, Missouri, has given about 700 rides in the area since March. Almost all have been streamed to his channel on the live video website Twitch.
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