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BOSTON (AP) — Horse track operators and breeders are concerned the good times might be trotting to a close as some states move to rein in a lucrative subsidy that's helped prop up their long suffering-industry. Twenty states divert a slice of casino and slots parlors revenue to...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Police hunted for a gunman Thursday night who opened fire at a Sacramento college parking lot, killing one person and wounding two others, authorities said. One victim was declared dead at the scene, another was taken to a hospital with injuries, and...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Police searched for a gunman Thursday night who killed one person and wounded two others in a parking lot on a Sacramento college campus, authorities said. One victim was declared dead at the scene, another was taken to a hospital with injuries, and the...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — After an outcry over plans to keep most of Pope Francis' audience at his biggest Philadelphia events at least a half-mile away, organizers Thursday announced the pontiff will parade through downtown twice and said they would set aside 25,000 tickets for the...
LEWISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Three young men apologized to their victim on Thursday after a judge sentenced them to time behind bars for throwing a rock from an interstate overpass, striking the woman in the head and causing her severe brain damage. A judge ordered Dylan Lahr, Tyler...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Three people were charged Thursday with running a $54 million Ponzi scheme built on promises of a green energy technology that would turn trash into fuel and "carbon-negative" housing developments, neither of which were ever fully developed, federal...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal law enforcement officials will be routinely required to get a search warrant before using secretive and intrusive cellphone-tracking technology under a new Justice Department policy announced Thursday. The policy represents the first effort to create a...
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats are pushing Pope Francis to address the minimum wage, hunger and the environment in his historic speech to Congress later this month, hoping his embrace will give momentum to three party priorities. In a letter to the pontiff, 94 House Democrats...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Police Department's effort to equip officers with body cameras has run up against an unlikely obstacle — the ACLU of Southern California. The civil liberties organization sent a letter Thursday to the U.S. Justice Department urging it to deny...