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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The light heavyweight Liam McGeary, an English expatriate who lives in Brooklyn and fights for Bellator, isn't the only mixed martial arts champion most New Yorkers have never heard of. But they may soon. The more famous MMA promotion Ultimate Fighting...
DETROIT (AP) — Elevated lead or copper levels have been found in water in 19 Detroit schools amid ongoing testing at schools around the country in response to the crisis in Flint, Michigan. Detroit Public Schools began collecting water samples two weeks ago. District spokeswoman...
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Donald Trump was showing off his knowledge of all things Pennsylvania during a Pittsburgh rally Wednesday night when he asked a baffling question — about Penn State's famed football coach. "How's Joe Paterno?" Trump asked supporters. "Are we gonna bring that...
HOUSTON (AP) — A deputy constable is expected to recover after undergoing several hours of surgery after he was shot four times while talking to another constable after a traffic stop, authorities said Thursday. Harris County Deputy Constable Alden Clopton was wearing a...
DETROIT (AP) — Detroit Public Schools officials say elevated lead or copper levels have been found in the water in 19 schools amid ongoing testing at schools around the country in response to the crisis in nearby Flint. The Detroit district began collecting water samples two...
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida prosecutor's office plans to hold a news conference amid reports that presidential candidate Donald Trump's campaign manager won't be prosecuted over a videotaped altercation with a female reporter. A spokesman for Palm Beach County state...
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on shooting of Houston deputy constable (all times local): 6 a.m. Houston authorities have identified the deputy constable that was shot and is in surgery. Lt. Holland Jones of the Harris County Precinct 7 Constable's Office told media outlets Thursday...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — After one, last, unforgettable, 60-point night, the fans of Los Angeles will have to get used to life without Kobe Bryant. It's something many of them have never known. For two decades he has loomed over the city like no other figure, often literally on...
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Year after year, South Carolina Sen. Lee Bright has watched as gays won more rights through legislation and the courts. And as he sees proposals elsewhere in the U.S. aimed at allowing transgender people to use the bathroom that conforms to their identity,...