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TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey plans to put body cameras on all state troopers who work in the field and is issuing guidelines on how local police forces statewide should use the devices. Acting Attorney General John Hoffman, who outlined the plans Tuesday, also announced $2.5...
More friends of James Holmes testified Tuesday about the polite, cheerful, conscientious young man they knew years before he opened fire on the audience in a Colorado movie theater. Lori Bidwell recalled how "Jimmy" helped celebrate Halloween with them each year in California...
A complaint lodged with the Pentagon has prompted the U.S. Navy to look into the possible presence of anything that may cause cancer in a section of the base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, a military spokeswoman said Tuesday. The Navy Marine Corps Public Health Center and other...
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's transportation secretary, who moonlighted as a novelist and was criticized for going on a book tour before an impending snowstorm, resigned abruptly Tuesday, saying he wanted to focus on his family and book career. Former Secretary Tony Tata...
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey plans to put body cameras on all state troopers who work in the field and is issuing guidelines on how local police forces statewide should use the devices. Acting Attorney General John Hoffman, who outlined the plans Tuesday, also announced $2.5...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal appeals court has refused to grant a new trial to a former New Orleans police officer convicted for burning the body of a man shot to death by another officer after Hurricane Katrina. But the officer, Gregory McRae, might get a reduced prison...
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia man who wrote he was "ready for jihad" before buying a one-way ticket overseas to try joining the Islamic State group was sentenced to federal prison Tuesday after he sobbed to the judge, "I am an American." Leon Nathan Davis III of Augusta was...
ATLANTA (AP) — A former high-ranking corrections officer at a southeast Georgia women's prison used his position of power to prey on inmates, targeting their vulnerabilities and forcing them to have sex with him, according to investigators. Over at least four years, Edgar Daniel...
UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — One high roller requests a refrigerator full of bananas that he squeezes and throws as he gambles. Another urinates against a wall. Other high-stakes players described by a pit manager at Mohegan Sun, one of the world's largest casinos, throw chairs,...