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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,...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California on Tuesday agreed 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...
ATLANTA (AP) — Police officers who arrived at the wrong metro Atlanta home for a report of suspicious activity shot the man who lives there, killed his dog and "likely" shot a fellow officer, leaving him seriously wounded, authorities said Tuesday. The bloody misunderstanding...
ATLANTA (AP) — Investigators say police officers who arrived at the wrong metro Atlanta home for a report of suspicious activity shot the man who lives there and "likely" shot one of their own, leaving him seriously wounded. Georgia Bureau of Investigation officials said DeKalb...
PHOENIX (AP) — Tens of thousands of Phoenix-area residents are still without power after a monsoon storm knocked down trees and power poles, slowed air travel and damaged buildings. Utilities report that 50,000 customers are without electricity Tuesday morning. That's down from...
PHOENIX (AP) — Authorities are trying to determine if the same person fired gunshots at four vehicles along a Phoenix freeway over a three-day span. Only one person was hurt in the shootings that began Saturday along Interstate 10, and that unidentified person suffered a non-...