Authorities said the shooting happened when the suspect was pulled at Inyo Avenue and Road 36 around 1 p.m. The suspect is accused of attacking the deputy after he was stopped.
President Obama visited flood victims in Louisiana this week, while several tropical systems were on the prowl in the Atlantic.
Stargazers will want to dig out their binoculars and telescopes this weekend as Venus and Jupiter shine so close that they appear as one large, bright star in the evening sky.
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Geologic evidence unveiled in a recent study may provide a grain of truth to an ancient legend, a megaflood that helped give rise to China's mythical first dynasty, the Xia dynasty.Read Story >