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HUNTINGTON STATION, N.Y. (AP) — A suspect accused of shooting a suburban New York police officer while fleeing a traffic stop was ordered held without bail Thursday. Sheldon Leftenant, 22, of Huntington Station, was ordered held without bail on attempted aggravated murder and...
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Another iconic bourbon brand in Kentucky has been targeted in a heist, but this time authorities say they have arrested a suspect caught with the stash of pricey whiskey in his backyard. Franklin County sheriff's deputies responding to a tip recovered five...
CLEVELAND (AP) — The FBI is ramping up efforts to identify a woman in Rhode Island surveillance photos who strongly resembles a girl missing from Cleveland for nearly eight years. The FBI plans to put photos of the woman and a man spotted with her on billboards along the East...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Six cities will participate in a federal pilot program aimed at reducing racial bias and improving ties between law enforcement and communities, Attorney General Eric Holder said Thursday. The cities are Fort Worth, Texas; Gary, Indiana; Stockton, California;...
NEW YORK (AP) — One family of six was living in a homeless-shelter apartment where a dead rat festered on the floor for days. Another family had no living-room furniture and had been without electricity for days. At another family homeless shelter, a puddle of urine soiled the...
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama investigators looked into whether the recent deal to publish Harper Lee's "To Kill A Mockingbird" sequel involved financial fraud, but they have closed the inquiry, a state official said Thursday. Alabama Securities Commission Director Joseph Borg...
DENVER (AP) — Husband-and-wife meth users disarmed a Colorado wildlife officer and a sheriff's deputy then forced them to their knees along a desolate mountain highway before the husband was killed in a struggle, police reports released Thursday show. The man had handcuffed the...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A broken elevator almost canceled part of the first photo-op of 2015 for new Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, the first U.S. governor in nearly 30 years to use a wheelchair. Without the elevator, Abbott and a teenager with cerebral palsy would have been unable to get...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Six cities will participate in a federal pilot program aimed at reducing racial bias and improving ties between law enforcement and communities, Attorney General Eric Holder said Thursday. The cities are Fort Worth, Texas; Gary, Indiana; Stockton, California;...