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NEW YORK (AP) — Tyler Brennan is training to be a pilot in the Air Force, yet this weekend he'll be vying to be top gun at the National Drone Racing Championship. The 22-year-old Air Force lieutenant traveled from Colorado Springs, Colorado, to compete in the tournament, which...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of a California mayor (all times local): 2:05 p.m. A California mayor has forcefully declared his innocence and says he never endangered children amid allegations that he made secret audio recording of strip game at youth camp run by...
NEW YORK (AP) — Drone pilots are gathering in New York City to compete in the National Drone Racing Championship. A practice event was held Friday, ahead of the weekend tournament. The pilots flew their small racing drones through an obstacle course on Governors Island, a former...
BOSTON (AP) — A former FBI agent has been sentenced to two years of probation for lying during the 2013 racketeering trial of Boston gangster James "Whitey" Bulger. Robert Fitzpatrick was sentenced Friday by a federal judge in Boston under the terms of a plea agreement. The 76-...
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A federal judge said in court papers that he has allowed six of the defendants accused in the armed occupation of an Oregon wildlife refuge earlier this year to meet with their attorneys — and sometimes with each other — at a special courthouse location...
ALLIANCE, La. (AP) — The oil industry has left a big footprint along the Gulf Coast, where a Delaware-sized stretch of Louisiana has disappeared. But blaming Big Oil for ecosystem abuse has been seen a career killer for politicians in a state where the industry employs up to 300...
CLEVELAND (AP) — A 14-year-old Ohio girl fatally shot her father in the head as he slept to stop him from abusing her family, her attorney said Friday. The girl denied a charge of aggravated murder on Wednesday in Trumbull County Juvenile Court. She has been held in juvenile...
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A 3-year-old boy, forgotten by his day care center's driver, was left strapped in his car seat alone in a van in a parking lot for more than nine hours overnight. Lexington Police spokeswoman Brenna Angel said the child was not in distress when he was found...
CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the Chicago Police Department's release of video related to the fatal shooting of a suspect by an officer (all times local): 10:05 a.m. The head of the agency that investigates Chicago police misconduct says video related to an officer's fatal...