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BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A threatening letter that disparages black police officers has been found stuffed in mailboxes at a police department. State police are investigating the unsigned letter, which is on Bridgeport Police Department letterhead and begins and ends with the...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Video shows former Olympian Bruce Jenner rear-ended two cars, pushing one into oncoming traffic in a fatal Malibu wreck that is under investigation, a law enforcement official told The Associated Press on Wednesday. Jenner was hauling an off-road vehicle on a...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A law enforcement official says video of a fatal car crash shows Bruce Jenner's vehicle rear-ended two cars and pushed one into oncoming traffic. The official told The Associated Press on Wednesday that Jenner steered his Cadillac Escalade to avoid a collision...
BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — Rapper Afroman punched a female fan on stage during a concert and was charged with simple assault, police said. Afroman, who is best known for his Grammy-nominated hit "Because I Got High," was arrested Tuesday night and his show in Biloxi show was canceled...
GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon couple involved in online pornography has been arrested on charges of murder by abuse after an autopsy determined their 7-week-old son died of starvation. Douglas County sheriff's deputies said Wednesday that Stephen Michael Williams Jr., 26,...
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — As one of his final acts in office, Oregon's outgoing governor, John Kitzhaber, commuted the prison sentence of a young inmate convicted of attempted murder. The commutation, obtained by The Associated Press, was signed Tuesday, a day before Kitzhaber handed...
TORRANCE, Calif. (AP) — An explosion rocked an Exxon Mobil refinery on Wednesday morning, triggering a huge smokestack flare, raining down ash and leaving four with minor injuries, company and local officials said. Workers fled the area. The facility — a structure several...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — What police first described as the road rage-inspired killing of an innocent mother of four has morphed into a more complex scenario, prompting tough questions and a backlash against her family. Tammy Meyers, 44, was shot in the head in her Las Vegas driveway...
BOSTON (AP) — New England's winter blast is serious business, but there's been no shortage of shenanigans. People have been jumping out windows into the snowbanks. Thrill-seekers have been snowmobiling through normally busy city streets. College students in Cambridge have been...