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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Hundreds of family, friends and colleagues remembered a slain Utah rail worker Saturday while also offering forgiveness to his killer. The three sons of 63-year-old Kay Ricks occasionally expressed anger at his death but also recalled their father's...
ATLANTA (AP) — Police are searching for three suspects after a sheriff's deputy was shot in the face during a traffic stop south of Atlanta Saturday evening. Harris County Sheriff Mike Jolley told WTVM-TV ( http://bit.ly/1TMuzrK ) that the incident happened around 7:30 p.m...
JEROME, Ariz. (AP) — A man trapped in his crashed vehicle on a central Arizona mountain for three days might never have been rescued if not for a couple taking sightseeing photos, authorities said Saturday. Jerome Police Chief Allen Muma says the 50-year-old man's purple SUV was...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Memorials to veterans in a Los Angeles neighborhood and a town in Kentucky, as well as a Civil War veterans cemetery in Virginia, were damaged as the nation prepares to mark Memorial Day, officials said. A Vietnam War memorial in the Venice area of Los Angeles...
The Latest on severe weather and flooding around the U.S. (all times local): 6:35 p.m. A rising river swollen by torrential rain this week has prompted another Texas city to order a mandatory evacuation of some homes. Officials in Rosenberg — located 35 miles southwest of...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A black teenager says he was escorted out of his high school graduation ceremony in Sacramento by three deputies for refusing to remove his kente cloth, a traditional Ghanaian silk and cotton fabric. Nyree Holmes said Saturday that he wore the...
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on a tropical disturbance off the coast of South Carolina (all times local): 4:45 p.m. The National Hurricane Center says Tropical Storm Bonnie has formed off South Carolina, strengthening from a tropical depression. Forecasters detected 40 mph...
ATLANTA (AP) — As colleges face increasing pressure to aggressively investigate reports of sex assaults, some critics say the rights of the accused are being trampled. Now they want federal guidance on the issue to be tossed out. Their target: a "Dear Colleague Letter" issued by...
ATLANTA (AP) — As colleges face increasing pressure to aggressively investigate reports of sex assaults, some critics say the rights of the accused are being trampled. Now they want federal guidance on the issue to be tossed out. Their target: a "Dear Colleague Letter" issued by...