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DANVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Tripp Foy's sing-song chant rang out like a sentimental oldie for die-hard farmers clinging to the old way of selling tobacco, as a small procession of buyers shadowed him down long rows of reddish-brown leaf piled in bales. Farmers who have spent their...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — New state laws taking effect Thursday give livestock in California more living room, approve direct-to-consumer wine shipments in Massachusetts and levy the ultimate punishment on wannabe teen drivers in Nevada by denying them licenses if they skip too much...
NEW YORK (AP) — As city officials work to soften the New York Police Department's image and change how officers engage with citizens through reforms and training, part of the effort is happening online. The nation's largest police department, once a slow adopter of social media...
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The public is getting its first glimpse of a four-day-old baby gorilla at the San Diego Zoo. The still-unnamed male was born Dec. 26 to mother Jessica and father Paul Donn. Visitors to the zoo on Tuesday were able to see the newborn when Jessica brought him to a...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Authorities Tuesday arrested the mother of a missing 14-month-old Maryland boy left on the front porch of a stranger's home in Columbus, and began a recovery effort because he may be dead. Officers conducted a day-long search Tuesday near a creek with a...
UPPER DARBY, Pa. (AP) — A man who had posted an online video threatening to kill police and FBI agents tried to use his car to run down officers seeking to arrest him on Tuesday so, fearing for their lives, they shot and killed him, authorities said. Police did not immediately...
UPPER DARBY, Pa. (AP) — A man who had posted an online video threatening to kill police and FBI agents tried to use his car to run down officers seeking to arrest him on Tuesday so, fearing for their lives, they shot and killed him, authorities said. Police did not immediately...
DOVER, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire man walked into his wife's hospital room early Tuesday, fatally shot her then killed himself, a murder-suicide that he foretold in a candid and emotional Facebook posting to friends and family. Authorities did not identify the man. But Dorcas...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Police on Tuesday were searching for a 14-month-old Maryland boy after they say his mother admitted she left him on the front porch of a stranger's home in Columbus days ago. A missing-child alert said Cameron Beckford's mother abandoned him Friday night...