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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The window is small and the legislative strategy tricky, but GOP leaders say there's still a chance to change the North Carolina law that sparked a clash over transgender rights on the national stage. The state law, known as House Bill 2 and passed March 23...
CHICAGO (AP) — When a federal judge concluded that a lawyer employed by the city of Chicago concealed audio evidence in a civil trial, the court issued a sharp rebuke, saying the recordings showed police lied about the events that led officers to shoot and kill a black motorist...
CHICAGO (AP) — An Associated Press review of hundreds of court records nationwide shows that the attorneys who represent cities are often weak links in the systems meant to help hold police accountable for wrongdoing. The AP review looked at municipal attorneys in Chicago, New...
NEW YORK (AP) — Federal investigators say an engine cylinder was damaged on a vintage World War II plane that crashed last month into the Hudson River between New York and New Jersey, killing its pilot. Newsday reports ( http://nwsdy.li/296vZe2 ) the National Transportation...
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders says he'll try to block Senate consideration of a bill that would require nationwide labeling of food with genetically modified products, but with a less stringent labeling requirement than the one included in Vermont's law...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Long before his life story became the toast of the Great White Way, Alexander Hamilton was a hit in Albany. The Times Union of Albany reports ( http://bit.ly/298uOwW ) New York's capital is finally capitalizing on the "Hamilton" Broadway musical craze with a...
CLEVELAND (AP) — A former NFL wide receiver who pleaded guilty to stealing money from two children's charities is asking that his sentencing hearing be delayed again after prosecutors sought medical records related to a concussion examination. Attorneys for 68-year-old Reggie...
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man charged with fatally shooting his pastor brother in a church office as Sunday services were ending has been found mentally competent to stand trial. The Dayton Daily News ( http://bit.ly/2914ejV ) reports a Montgomery County judge made the ruling...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A former Ohio State University drum major instructor who pleaded guilty to a sexual battery charge over an encounter with a student is scheduled to be sentenced Wednesday in Columbus. Stewart Kitchen could face up to five years in prison, but has asked that...