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SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — A federal security officer suspected in three fatal shootings outside a high school, a mall and a supermarket in the Washington, D.C., area was arrested Friday, police said. Eulalio Tordil, an employee of the Federal Protective Service, which provides...
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A female polar bear cub born at Ohio's Toledo Zoo has met her fans. The cub named Hope made her public debut Friday, swimming in an enclosure as visitors snapped photos with their cellphones and cameras. She was born in December to a 16-year-old bear named...
BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — The Latest on the three fatal shootings in the Washington suburbs (all times local): 3:10 p.m. Documents show the woman police say was killed by her estranged husband outside a Maryland high school had previously told authorities he threatened to harm her if...
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Two scientists whose daughter was killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School are being honored by the Yale School of Medicine for their advocacy for brain health. Jeremy Richman and Jennifer Hensel are receiving an award Saturday from the school's psychiatry...
BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — A manhunt was underway Friday after authorities said they were looking into whether three fatal shootings in the Washington area were connected. The first shooting occurred Thursday at a high school. The second occurred in a mall parking lot Friday morning...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Ditching his now-famous black glasses Friday for his official Texas portrait, former Gov. Rick Perry is back looking like his old self but sounding far different when it comes to former presidential rival Donald Trump. After the painting was unveiled at the...
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...