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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Little Rock agreed Friday to settle a lawsuit brought by the family of 67-year-old black man who was fatally shot in 2010 after two off-duty, white police officers entered his apartment without a warrant. City Attorney Tom Carpenter told The Associated...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The number of lawsuits accusing a former physician assistant at a Veteran's Administration hospital in Kansas of sexual abuse has grown to at least five. Josh Hutchison, 38, who lives in the Kansas City area, alleges in a federal lawsuit filed this week...
PALATKA, Fla. (AP) — A Florida woman whose 4-year-old son shot her in the back as they rode in her pickup truck will avoid prosecution and any jail time if she satisfies a number of conditions detailed in an agreement announced Friday. In the deferred prosecution agreement...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington's beleaguered subway system will endure a year of rolling shutdowns and slowdowns in an effort to catch up on maintenance and improve safety and reliability. Metro's general manager, Paul Wiedefeld, said Friday that his plan calls for squeezing three...
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The body of a U.S. Navy SEAL killed during combat in Iraq is returning to the United States. SEALs spokeswoman Lt. Beth Teach says the body of Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Charles Keating IV will arrive at Dover Air Force Base in Delaware sometime Friday. Teach...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — At the Cafe Gratitude restaurant chain in California, waiters serve plates of vegan rice bowls, vegetable pizzas and tempeh sandwiches with names such as "Gracious," ''Warm-Hearted" and "Magical." The last two weeks, though, have been anything but kind. Angry...
BOSTON (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has told Northeastern University's graduating class that their diversity makes them "Donald Trump's worst nightmare." Kerry is speaking to an estimated audience of 25,000 in Boston's TD Garden for the Northeastern commencement...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Powerball jackpot has climbed to $415 million, making Saturday night's prize the largest since a record $1.6 billion payout in January. Interest and sales typically spike when the lack of a winner causes prizes to spiral upward. Here are some things...
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — An early morning fire tore through a home in Syracuse on Friday, killing six members of the same family, including four children. Syracuse Fire Department officials said the blaze was reported around 3:50 a.m. at a home on the city's north side. When...