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LOS ANGELES (AP) — The end has begun for a downtown bridge that played a supporting role in many Hollywood chase scenes down the concrete-lined Los Angeles River. Giant jackhammers reduced 220 feet of the 6th Street Bridge roadway to rubble by Saturday morning and were working...
CHICAGO (AP) — A white Chicago police officer who fatally shot a black 19-year-old college student and accidently killed a neighbor has filed a lawsuit against the teenager's estate, arguing the shooting left him traumatized. The unusual lawsuit was filed Friday amid city...
DETROIT (AP) — Authorities have arrested a 21-year-old Michigan man whom they accuse of supporting Islamic State militants and plotting to attack a Detroit church. Khalil Abu-Rayyan, of Dearborn Heights, appeared Thursday in U.S. District Court in Detroit and is jailed pending a...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Wealthy widow Anita Barney lost nearly her entire fortune to an ex-Ohio State quarterback who defrauded her of hundreds of thousands of dollars to feed a gambling addiction that left him banished from the NFL. But instead of garnering sympathy, Barney found...
During the last two years, 13 states have passed laws meant to help keep firearms out of the hands of domestic abusers. Federal law strips gun rights from felons, anyone convicted of domestic violence-related misdemeanors and those who are subject to permanent domestic violence...
Specifics of the state laws passed during the last two years that are intended to make it harder for people convicted or suspected of domestic violence to access firearms: ALABAMA Republican Gov. Robert Bentley approved a measure banning possession of firearms by those convicted...
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — More than a dozen states have strengthened laws over the past two years to keep firearms out of the hands of domestic abusers, a rare area of consensus in the nation's highly polarized debate over guns. Lawmakers and governors of both parties have...
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tampa police say a shooting at a strip club has left one person dead and seven others injured. Lt. Ruth Cate said early Saturday that one person among those shot at Club Rayne was confirmed as being dead at the scene. She said in addition to the six injured...
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tampa police say a shooting at a strip club has left one person dead and seven others injured. Lt. Ruth Cate said early Saturday that one person among those shot at Club Rayne had died. She also said that in addition to the injured that police initially knew...