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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Wildlife officials are trying to find out if a celebrity mountain lion that spent much of Monday lounging under a Los Angeles house is still there or if it wandered back to a nearby park. Janice Mackey of the California Department of Fish and Wildlife says a...
YUMA, Ariz. (AP) — Police say a woman walking along an Arizona canal with her 18-month-old twin boys stopped to bat away a bee when her jogging stroller rolled into the flowing water, killing her sons. Yuma police said Tuesday that Alexis Keslar jumped into the canal Friday but...
CHICAGO (AP) — Your private medical information is under threat. That's according to a study that found almost 30 million health records nationwide were involved in criminal theft, malicious hacking or other data breaches over four years. The incidents seem to be increasing...
NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Before a bystander's video led to his murder charge and firing, North Charleston Police Officer Michael Slager said he killed a fleeing suspect in a traffic stop after a struggle over his Taser. Along with other worrisome aspects of the shooting of...
DENVER (AP) — A novel approach to make public schools liable for campus violence under a measure is advancing in Colorado, even as lawmakers from both parties wonder whether liability will prevent the next mass shooting. The bill that won bipartisan approval 4-1 in the Senate...
By the thousands, volunteers across the United States sign up to assist their local law enforcement agencies as reserve police officers and sheriff's deputies. Most perform routine duties in unpaid anonymity; a few become known as heroes or rogues. Among those reservists was...
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City wants to make its tickets harder to ignore. That's because every year about 40 percent of the hundreds of thousands of New Yorkers slapped with the familiar pink summons for low-level offenses such as trespassing or littering miss their court...
SEATTLE (AP) — An airport worker who fell asleep and found himself trapped in a plane's cargo hold forced a Los Angeles-bound Alaska Airlines flight to return to Seattle on Monday afternoon. Flight 448 had just taken off when the pilot heard banging from down below, the airline...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A 17-year-old taken into custody after her severely malnourished 4-month-old daughter was hospitalized and the corpse of a 3-year-old was found at a North Las Vegas home is a victim and won't face criminal charges, the district attorney in Las Vegas said Monday...