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LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the murder trial of actor Michael Jace, who played a police officer on the TV series "The Shield." (all times local): 10:45 a.m. A jury has convicted an actor who played a police officer on TV of second-degree murder in the shooting death of his...
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana's deep, persistent budget troubles are endangering the future of state medical training programs. Proposed cuts to safety net hospitals could damage the stream of new doctors for a generation, in a state that has chronic shortages of health care...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A few police agencies in the U.S. have begun rewarding officers for showing restraint in the line of duty, putting the tactic on par with bravery. More than 40 Philadelphia officers have received awards since December for defusing conflicts without shooting,...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court will consider whether to overturn a jury verdict against State Farm Fire and Casualty Co. in a whistleblower case alleging fraud against the U.S. government after 2005's Hurricane Katrina. The justices on Tuesday agreed to hear State Farm's...
CINCINNATI (AP) — The Latest on the killing of a gorilla after a child fell into its enclosure at the Cincinnati Zoo (all times local): 9 a.m. An animal protection watchdog group wants the federal government to hold the Cincinnati Zoo responsible for the death of an endangered...
WILDWOOD CREST, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man is in critical condition Tuesday, days after nearly drowning following a suspected electric shock in a south Jersey shore motel pool over the holiday weekend. Witnesses say 34-year-old Greg Subiszak was spotted face down in the Aztec...
CHICAGO (AP) — Gun violence has marked the unofficial start of summer in Chicago, where dozens have been shot and six have been killed over Memorial Day weekend. The Chicago Tribune reports a total of 15 people were shot overnight into Tuesday, two fatally. The newspaper says...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Two Utah sisters grew up in the same bedroom, went to the same college, worked for almost a decade at the same company and have visited over 50 countries side by side. Now every three weeks, they sit together in matching chairs and chat as their bodies are...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — When Jim Johnson's quest to find out more about his namesake uncle killed in World War II led him to Mark Noah, the two men discovered they lived on the same island in the Florida Keys and even frequented the same bar. On Tuesday, eight years after they first...