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HACKETT, Ark. (AP) — A man suspected of shooting and wounding two Arkansas law enforcement officers on Wednesday has been taken in into custody, according to the local sheriff. The suspect was arrested several hours after the shooting was reported around 7:20 a.m. in a rural,...
MOUNT GRETNA, Pa. (AP) — An 18-year-old Pennsylvania man accused of threatening two nurses at gunpoint so he could take his girlfriend from a secure mental health care hospital was wanted by police Wednesday. Cornwall Borough Police obtained an arrest warrant for Elliott Ravert...
HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — Leaders of a massive, annual motorcycle procession to the three Sept. 11 crash sites say the ride Aug. 19-21 will be their last. Founder Ted Sjurseth (SHUR'-seth) of Lucketts, Virginia, says he's tired of battling Maryland and Virginia police and highway...
WASHINGTON (AP) — THE ISSUE: Who should be able to vote and how easy should it be? It's a question that goes to the core of democracy. Voting rights are in flux in the final months of Barack Obama's two terms as the first black president. Citing a need to combat fraud,...
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A former aide to Chris Christie texted to a colleague that the New Jersey governor "flat out lied" during a news conference about the George Washington Bridge lane-closing scandal, according to a new court filing. A transcript of the text is contained in...
MIAMI (AP) — Miami-Dade County's mosquito control director says the insect's population is dropping in the Miami neighborhood health officials have linked to 21 Zika infections. The Miami Herald reports ( http://hrld.us/2aLZJMy ) that at a special county commission meeting...
BALTIMORE (AP) — The Latest on the Justice Department's report on Baltimore police (all times local): 8:30 a.m. A Baltimore activist says the Justice Department's report on the city's police officers raises the question of whether there will now be justice for those who have...
PUNTA GORDA, Fla. (AP) — A woman was fatally shot by an officer while participating in a "shoot-don't shoot" exercise during a two-hour citizens academy hosted by the Punta Gorda Police Department in southwest Florida. Police Chief Tom Lewis said the shooting happened Tuesday...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Jamycheal Mitchell loved making people laugh and was known for his smile. Beneath his friendly persona, however, was a young man with bipolar disorder and schizophrenia who dropped out of high school and couldn't hold a steady job. Despite those troubles,...