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CHICAGO (AP) — Victims of police torture under former Chicago Police Commander Jon Burge would share $5.5 million, receive an apology and see their story taught in school under a reparations package proposed Tuesday that city leaders hope will help close one of the most shameful...
YUMA, Ariz. (AP) — Police say 18-month-old twin boys drowned in a southwestern Arizona canal after their stroller rolled into the flowing water when their mother stopped to bat away a bee. Yuma police said 26-year-old Alexis Keslar jumped into the steep-sloped canal Friday but...
BONNEY LAKE, Wash. (AP) — A Washington couple who died when a large concrete slab fell from a highway overpass onto their pickup truck were youth ministers in their 20s. Pastor James Ludlow of EastPoint Foursquare Church in Sumner says the three killed Monday when the concrete...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California's marijuana farmers have existed in a legal gray area in the 18 years since the state became the first to allow residents to use the drug for medical purposes. But veteran cannabis growers are emerging from the shadows to make their voices heard...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — In true celebrity fashion, a famous Los Angeles mountain lion that lounged under a home for hours and refused to budge for bean bags, tennis balls and prods may have wandered back to a neighboring park all on its own. Wildlife officials are trying to find out...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Wildlife officials are trying to find out if a celebrity mountain lion that spent much of Monday lounging under a Los Angeles house is still there or if it wandered back to a nearby park. Janice Mackey of the California Department of Fish and Wildlife says a...
YUMA, Ariz. (AP) — Police say a woman walking along an Arizona canal with her 18-month-old twin boys stopped to bat away a bee when her jogging stroller rolled into the flowing water, killing her sons. Yuma police said Tuesday that Alexis Keslar jumped into the canal Friday but...
CHICAGO (AP) — Your private medical information is under threat. That's according to a study that found almost 30 million health records nationwide were involved in criminal theft, malicious hacking or other data breaches over four years. The incidents seem to be increasing...
NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Before a bystander's video led to his murder charge and firing, North Charleston Police Officer Michael Slager said he killed a fleeing suspect in a traffic stop after a struggle over his Taser. Along with other worrisome aspects of the shooting of...