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READING, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania police officer lied about the reason behind a traffic stop, then smashed the motorist's cellphone and punched her in the face after pulling her over without sufficient cause, prosecutors said. Reading Officer Jesus Santiago-DeJesus, 27, turned...
CHICAGO (AP) — The FBI had hunted dangerous fugitives for years when a United Press International reporter asked in 1949 for the names of the "toughest guys" to catch. The subsequent story about the 10 most dangerous fugitives was such a sensation that FBI director J. Edgar...
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Latest on a grand jury investigation of Oklahoma's execution procedures (all times local): 4:50 p.m. A grand jury investigating Oklahoma's execution protocols says the state should study the use of nitrogen gas to administer the death penalty. The report...
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma grand jury investigating the state's execution procedures said Thursday that a top lawyer for Gov. Mary Fallin encouraged the use of the wrong lethal injection drug in an execution that was later called off. The grand jury did not issue any...
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton will court voters on opposite sides of the gun debate over the next two days in events that will highlight the nation's deep divide on the topic. Trump and other top Republicans will speak at the National Rifle Association convention Friday in...
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police arrested two suspects — a man and a woman — Thursday in the brutal slayings of six family members whose bodies were found in a house in February, according to a police spokesman. Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said the man has a family...
SEATTLE (AP) — It's been 50 years since the Starship Enterprise began its five-year mission to boldly go where no man had gone before, and Seattle's EMP Museum is marking the anniversary with an exhibition honoring "Star Trek" and its influence on pop culture and society. "Star...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense attorneys for a man convicted of killing former Washington intern Chandra Levy are making clear that at his second trial they plan to offer jurors evidence pointing to a former California Congressman Gary Condit. Levy's 2001 disappearance created a...
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The Burmese python might have to step aside: It's possible the animal is no longer Florida's scariest invasive species. Researchers have confirmed that three Nile crocodiles were captured near Miami, and they more of the man-eating reptiles could...