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LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles City Council cleared the way Tuesday for Mayor Eric Garcetti to strike agreements for a 2024 Olympics bid, putting the city on the verge of becoming the U.S. contender after Boston's awkward collapse. With the 15-0 vote, the U.S. Olympic...
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — Prosecutors in San Bernardino County, California, have filed felony assault charges against three sheriff's deputies involved in the televised beating of a suspect after he tried to escape on horseback. District Attorney Mike Ramos said Tuesday that...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court was considering final appeals from a man scheduled to be executed Tuesday in Missouri for the kidnapping, rape and stabbing death of a 15-year-old girl more than two decades ago. Roderick Nunley, 50, is scheduled for lethal injection at 6...
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A man sentenced to life without parole on a marijuana-related charge was freed Tuesday from a Missouri prison after being behind bars for two decades — a period in which the nation's attitudes toward pot steadily softened. Family, friends, supporters...
FOX LAKE, Ill. (AP) — Police with helicopters, dogs and armed with rifles were conducting a massive manhunt in northern Illinois Tuesday after an officer was shot and killed while pursuing a group of suspicious men. The officer, who has not been identified publicly, radioed in...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California agreed Tuesday to end its unlimited isolation of imprisoned gang leaders, restricting a practice that once kept hundreds of inmates in notorious segregation units for a decade or longer. No other state keeps so many inmates segregated for so...
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut officials and animal rights advocates have rekindled a debate over the state's wildlife policy after officials said they would trap and kill a bear cub that approached a hiker in a wildlife area. The advocates say the policy is inhumane and...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hundreds of Black Lives Matter activists, black and white, marched outside the Minnesota State Fair this weekend, hoping to bring attention to the deaths of African-Americans at the hands of police. Inside the fair, a booth had T-shirts bearing the slogans "...
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A man sentenced to life in prison without parole on a marijuana-related charge was freed Tuesday from a Missouri prison after being behind bars for two decades — a period in which the nation's attitudes toward pot have steadily softened. Family,...