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SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — The mother of a handcuffed man killed by police said Monday she doesn't believe investigators' findings that her son was armed with a gun and she suspects a cover-up to protect the officer who shot him five times. Charles Smith, 29, died minutes after...
CLEVELAND (AP) — Members of a breakaway Amish community found guilty of chopping off the beards and hair of others they disagreed with could be let out of prison or have their sentences reduced Monday if a judge throws out their remaining convictions. The 16 men and women are to...
CHICAGO (AP) — Parents have increasingly pressured doctors to delay vaccines for young children, making their kids and others vulnerable to preventable diseases, a study suggests. The findings are in a national survey of pediatricians and family doctors asked about parents...
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Waterways around the Northeast are beset by ice that is more than a foot thick in some places, making life miserable for those who make their living on the water. Scott Werner of Portland said this winter has been "a horror show" for lobster fishermen like...
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — As Florida's housing market tanked seven years ago, construction worker David Rager saw jobs dry up. So he left construction, along with 2.3 million others nationwide during the economic downturn, and got a job installing traffic signals and street lights. "...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a fatal encounter captured on video, three Los Angeles police officers shot and killed a man on the city's Skid Row during a struggle over one of the officers' guns, authorities said. The graphic video widely circulated on social media within a few hours of...
CLEVELAND (AP) — Sixteen members of a breakaway Amish community from eastern Ohio are scheduled to be resentenced in Cleveland after a federal appellate court overturned their hate crime convictions. The resentencing Monday afternoon is necessary because their original sentences...
DETROIT (AP) — When Alison Norris couldn't find work in Detroit, she searched past the city limits, ending up with a part-time restaurant job that's 20 miles away but takes at least two hours to get to via separate city and suburban bus systems. For many city residents with...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police shot and killed a man Sunday who struggled with officers on a sidewalk in the Skid Row section of downtown Los Angeles, authorities said. The officers, who were answering a robbery call in the area at about noon, got into a struggle with the man, and...