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KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A suspect in a drive-by shooting fatally shot a 17-year veteran of the Kansas City, Kansas, Police Department on Tuesday as the officer was sitting in his patrol car, police said. Capt. Robert Melton, 46, was searching for the suspect when he drove up to...
CHINO HILLS, Calif. (AP) — While Californians have mused for months about the mystery buyer of a Powerball ticket worth $528.8 million, the couple holding the lucky numbers was busy lining up lawyers and financial advisers to help them handle their enormous winnings. Flanked by...
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Facing an uphill court fight, the U.S. government announced Tuesday it was formally removing the lesser prairie chicken from a federal protection list under the Endangered Species Act. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said the move follows recent court...
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Facing an uphill court fight, the U.S. government announced Tuesday it was formally removing the lesser prairie chicken from a federal protection list under the Endangered Species Act. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said the move follows recent court...
NEW YORK (AP) — A huge crane toppled off the new Tappan Zee Bridge under construction north of New York City and collapsed across the busy span it is replacing, halting traffic Tuesday afternoon on the key Hudson River crossing. No cars were hit by the crane's arm as it came...
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The family of a woman charged with murder after her 6-week-old son drowned in a pond at a Myrtle Beach outlet mall said she was overwhelmed by the challenges of returning to work as a first-time mom and dealing with an abusive boyfriend. Jameisha Alexander...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A California couple has claimed a $528.8 million share of a record Powerball jackpot in January, state lottery officials said Tuesday. Flanked by security, Marvin and Mae Acosta went to a state lottery office in Van Nuys on Friday to claim their...
NEW YORK (AP) — A giant construction crane toppled off the new Tappan Zee Bridge being constructed north of New York City and collapsed across the busy span it is replacing, halting traffic Tuesday afternoon on the key suburban highway crossing. No cars were hit by the crane's...
CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland police trying to keep protests from turning violent during the Republican convention are relying heavily on officers on bikes, who are not only more maneuverable but are seen as friendlier and less intimidating. Cleveland Police Chief Calvin Williams...