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WASHINGTON (AP) — At the RV Park he owns in a remote corner of southwestern Kansas, Jan Leonard is seeing the benefits of one of the federal government's most contentious programs. Development is booming in tiny Hugoton, a town of roughly 3,900 people. The town is the site of a...
As awareness of America's sex-trafficking industry increases, state after state has enacted new laws to combat it. But while a few have backed those get-tough laws with significant funding to support trafficking victims, many have not. In Michigan, for example, a cluster of...
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A Florida equestrian center where 22 horses were poisoned by tainted feed has reached a settlement with the company that produced and sold the feed. Two horses had to be euthanized Friday, bringing the death toll at Masterpiece Equestrian Center in Davie...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles police say a man fired a rifle at two officers in a patrol car, but no one was injured in the attack. LAPD spokeswoman Officer Nuria Venegas said Monday morning that the man has been arrested and police are seeking a second suspect. She says two...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles police say a man fired a rifle at two officers in a patrol car, but no one was injured in the attack. LAPD spokeswoman Officer Nuria Venegas said Monday morning that the man has been arrested and police are searching the area in South Los Angeles...
LOS OSOS, Calif. (AP) — A man surfing on the Central California coast was dragged under water by a juvenile great white shark and bitten in the hip on Sunday before he could paddle to shore, where he received help from two doctors who happened to be on the beach, a witness said...
Bill de Blasio, New York City's first Democratic mayor in a generation, is in the final days of his first year in office. A look back at his successes and challenges from 2014: SUCCESSES: Massive pre-K expansion De Blasio secured $300 million from the state budget to expand free...
NEW YORK (AP) — Bill de Blasio, New York City's first Democratic mayor in a generation, is winding down his first year in office, which saw success at fulfilling many of his liberal campaign promises but has at times been overshadowed by events beyond his control, most notably...
CROWLEY, Texas (AP) — Officers responding to a report of a suicide attempt found four people dead inside a North Texas home Sunday afternoon, police said. Crowley Police Chief Luis Soler said in a news conference Sunday night that a 9-year-old who was inside the home called a...