Sheriff's office: Suspect arrested, to be charged in killing of deputy in Houston suburb

HOUSTON (AP) — Sheriff's office: Suspect arrested, to be charged in killing of deputy in Houston suburb.
Fed Vice Chair Fischer keeps open possibility of Sept. hike

FILE - In this Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, file photo, Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer listens during a meeting of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System at the Federal Reserve in Washington. Fischer said Friday, Aug. 28, 2015, that incoming economic data and market developments will likely determine whether the Fed boosts interest rates in September. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer left the door open Saturday for a Fed rate increase in September, saying the factors that have kept inflation below the central bank's target level have likely begun to fade.



US policeman shot dead in 'cold-blooded assassination'

Police are looking for a suspect seen on gas station video footage and they released photos of the man and his car on TwitterA sheriff's deputy was gunned down from behind and shot multiple times at close range while fueling his patrol car in a "cold-blooded assassination," Texas authorities said Saturday, appealing for help in tracking down the killer. The fatal shooting prompted an emotional reaction from local officials, who pointed their finger at ramped-up rhetoric against police officers in the United States in protests against perceived police brutality, although they had yet to identify a suspect. Sheriff Ron Hickman said the killing was one of the worst he has seen.



Latest on Houston deputy: Abbott speaks out against shooting

This image taken from video surveillance provided by the Harris County Sheriff’s Office shows the vehicle of the suspect in the shooting death of Deputy Darren Goforth at a suburban Houston gas station Friday, Aug. 28, 2015. Harris County Sheriff Ron Hickman said that surveillance video shows there were people at the gas station and asked that they reach out with any information that could lead to the man who ambushed Goforth. (Harris County Sheriff’s Office via AP)(Harris County Sheriff’s Office via AP)HOUSTON (AP) — Here are the latest developments regarding the fatal shooting of a suburban Houston sheriff's deputy (all times local):



With heavy hearts, pilots perform at NY air show after death

This image taken from video and provided by WABC/abc7NY.com, shows the wreckage of a stunt plane from the air of WABC TV’s NewsCopter7 as it flies near Stuart Air Force Base in New Windsor, N.Y., Friday, Aug. 28, 2015. A pilot was killed after his propeller-driven stunt plane crashed while he was practicing tricks for a weekend air show in New York's Hudson Valley, state police said Friday. (WABC/abc7NY.com via AP)NEW WINDSOR, N.Y. (AP) — The first-ever New York Air Show opened Saturday with a moment of silence and tributes to mark the death a day earlier of a Texas stunt pilot killed when he crashed during practice.





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