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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...
The circumstances were horrific, but Zahra Billoo was greatly encouraged by the vigil marking the slayings of three young Muslims near the University of North Carolina. More than 150 people — Muslims and non-Muslims — attended the candlelit gathering at a busy intersection in...
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — The city of Ferguson is attracting a large pool of applicants to police jobs, including minority candidates seeking the position left vacant by the resignation of Darren Wilson, the officer who fatally shot Michael Brown, the mayor said. Mayor James Knowles...
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — NAME — Kate Brown AGE-UPBRINGING — 54, Minnesota. EXPERIENCE — Oregon House, 1991-1997. Oregon Senate, 1997-2009. Elected Oregon's first female Senate majority leader 2004. Oregon Secretary of State, 2009-2015. Faculty at Portland State University. Family...
BOSTON (AP) — No building is safe from the incredible stress of the 8 feet of snow that has piled up on roofs across New England, and things are expected to get worse before they get better, experts said Wednesday. The Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency has received 74...
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A man who led a Kansas commune that collected millions of dollars in life insurance payouts from dead members was convicted of premeditated murder Wednesday in the 2003 drowning death of a female member. Daniel Perez, 55, also was found guilty of 27 other...
HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii officials have long been warning people to stay away from Sacred Falls, a dramatic waterfall where a landslide killed eight hikers more than 15 years ago. But hikers keep returning, encouraged by gushing reviews on websites and YouTube. Now the state is...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Las Vegas mother of four killed in a road rage shooting last week got in her car with her adult son and his gun and drove around their neighborhood looking for the assailant who ended up shooting her in a residential cul-de-sac, police said Tuesday. In a...