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CHICAGO (AP) — The killing of a veteran police officer northwest of Chicago is the latest in a string of recent law enforcement deaths. Lt. Charles Joseph Gliniewicz' death on Tuesday triggered a manhunt for three suspects around the small Illinois community where the 52-year-...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — A Texas sheriff says deputies who gunned down a man whose hands were raised believe he was holding a knife at the time. Bexar (bayr) County Sheriff Susan Pamerleau told the San Antonio Express-News ( http://bit.ly/1iictws ) on Tuesday that Gilbert Flores was...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Ruth Newman was just a child living on an outlying ranch when the Great San Francisco Earthquake of 1906 struck, but her memory of that day never faded, her daughter said. "She would tell us she remembered my grandmother being upset because they had just...
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Two North Carolina brothers were awarded $750,000 each in compensation Wednesday for the three decades they were wrongfully imprisoned in the killing of an 11-year-old girl. Henry McCollum, 51, appeared calm as a North Carolina commission formally awarded...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Judiciary Committee has scheduled Congress' first hearing on the Planned Parenthood videos for next week. And the title they're using leaves little doubt about where Republicans who run Congress stand. The committee says next Wednesday's session will...
BALTIMORE (AP) — A Baltimore judge on Wednesday refused to dismiss charges against six police officers accused in the death in April of a black man who was in their custody. During a pretrial hearing, Circuit Court Judge Barry Williams denied a defense motion for the charges to...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — North America's tallest mountain doesn't just have a new name. It also has a new elevation. Denali, the Alaska mountain formerly known Mount McKinley, is now officially 10 feet shorter, measuring 20,310 feet at its highest point, the U.S. Geological...
BALTIMORE (AP) — Protesters demonstrated outside Baltimore Circuit Court on Wednesday morning as the first court hearing began Wednesday in the case of six police officers charged in the death of a black man who died a week after suffering a spinal cord injury while in custody...
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Two North Carolina brothers were each awarded $750,000 on Wednesday, three decades after they were wrongfully convicted in the killing an 11-year-old girl. Henry McCollum, 51, appeared calm when the North Carolina Industrial Commission formally awarded him...