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NEW YORK (AP) — New York City's decade-long, multi-billion dollar effort to overhaul its 911 system is $700 million over budget and years behind schedule due to a series of mistakes made by former Mayor Michael Bloomberg's administration, according to a Department of...
CHICAGO (AP) — Five infants who attend a suburban Chicago day care center have been diagnosed with measles and about 10 more children, including some also too young for vaccinations, could have been exposed to the disease, health officials said Thursday. The Illinois and Cook...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A 9-year-old Indianapolis girl wounded by gunfire as she was heading off to her weekly Girl Scouts meeting to pick up cookies she planned to sell door-to-door is now racking up sales in an online cookie drive intended to send her troop on a trip. Sinai Miller...
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Christian ministry building a Noah's Ark theme park sued Kentucky tourism officials Thursday, saying they violated the group's free speech rights by denying them an $18 million tax incentive. The incentive was meant for the Ark Encounter, a theme park...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah lawmaker has said he plans to introduce a bill that would allow the state to execute criminals convicted of child sex trafficking, calling it a necessary protection for defenseless children. The hardline plan from state Rep. Paul Ray faces several...
WASHINGTON (AP) — From food safety to tobacco regulation and politically charged drug approvals, Margaret Hamburg reset the course of the embattled Food and Drug Administration. After nearly six years as FDA commissioner, Hamburg announced her resignation Thursday in an email to...
NEW YORK (AP) — NBC News anchor Brian Williams found himself the story Thursday, his credibility seriously threatened because he claimed — falsely — that he had been in a helicopter hit by a grenade during the Iraq war. NBC News officials would not say whether their top on-air...
NEW YORK (AP) — Your car is trapped between the crossing gates, and a train is speeding down the tracks. What do you? It's a chilling question some drivers are no doubt contemplating after a fiery collision in suburban New York City this week between a train and an SUV. Experts...
BOURNE, Mass. (AP) — A Coast Guard member shot two colleagues at a Cape Cod condo complex early Thursday, lit a car on fire to hamper police, planted fake bombs and then opened fire on officers, authorities said. The episode, which police chief in the town of Bourne called "...