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PHOENIX (AP) — Human remains found in a Phoenix wastewater sewer line included bones and likely were too large to have been flushed down a toilet, police said Friday. Other entry points to the sewer system include manholes and homes' cleanout caps. However, Officer James Holmes...
CINCINNATI (AP) — A black Cincinnati police officer is under investigation over a Facebook post that said white officers "are looking for a reason to kill a black man." The police department is aware of an officer's post referencing an interpretation of law enforcement actions,...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — As Hillary Clinton seeks to show delegates and voters she's prepared to lead the country during turbulent times, protesters plan to use the Democratic National Convention to raise awareness of their issues, including gun violence, poverty, health care and the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama fiercely rejected Donald Trump's depiction of an America in crisis on Friday, arguing that violent crime and illegal immigration have plunged under his leadership to their lowest rates in decades. Looking to November's election, Obama...
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma State basketball player Tyrek Coger died after a 40-minute team workout on the football stadium stairs in hot weather, university officials said Friday. Coger, a 21-year-old forward who had recently transferred to OSU, did not appear to be...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana Court of Appeals has overturned the feticide conviction of a woman found guilty of killing her premature infant by taking abortion-inducing drugs. The ruling issued Friday comes in the case of Purvi Patel, who was convicted of neglect and feticide...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — As Cleveland breathes a sigh of relief after protests during the Republican convention came and went without major chaos, eyes now turn to Philadelphia. As the nation's fifth largest city, it provides a bigger stage for bigger protests over a much larger area...
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke announced Friday on his website that he plans to run for U.S. Senate in Louisiana. A registered Republican, he would be seeking an open seat vacated by Republican David Vitter. "I'm proud to announce my candidacy for...
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A written tribute from the wife of Baton Rouge Police Officer Matthew Gerald was handed out Friday before his funeral, saying his memory "will continue to bridge the gap and foster peace in the country he lived, loved and died for." Dechia Gerald, now a...