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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The pendant around Patrick Lawson's neck reads "all things are possible." That's the hope that has kept him going since his 2-year-old daughter was placed on life support after choking on a popcorn kernel in May. Doctors at a Virginia hospital say they're...
ATLANTA (AP) — A gunman in a passing vehicle opened fire on an Atlanta area police officer on routine patrol, firing multiple shots before he was apprehended after a short car chase, Roswell police said early Friday. No one was hit by the shots, they said. The shooting happened...
NEW YORK (AP) — Along New York City's steamy sidewalks in the summer, there's long been a reliable respite from the heat: waves of air-conditioned comfort wafting from open doors. Now the nation's biggest city is pushing businesses to cool it on such wastefulness. Under an...
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — After a young girl was abducted on the Navajo Nation and found dead near a towering rock formation, tribal officials faced tough questions about why an Amber Alert system proposed years earlier was never implemented. Now, Navajo officials' proposals to...
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Health officials in Arizona say the largest current measles outbreak in the United States is in part because some workers at a federal immigration detention center refuse to get vaccinated. Authorities have confirmed 22 measles cases in Arizona since late...
DALLAS (AP) — The Latest on the shooting of police in Dallas during protests in response to fatal police shootings (all times local): 12:30 a.m. Dallas police say they are questioning two occupants of a vehicle after an officer saw a person throw a bag into the back of the...
DALLAS (AP) — The Latest on protests in response to fatal police shootings (all times local): 11:35 p.m. Dallas police say a suspect in shooting of officers at Dallas protests is in custody and a person of interest has surrendered. Dallas police say four officers have died after...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The father of a young girl whose decomposed body was found in a crib at their Ohio apartment will ask a judge for leniency when he's sentenced on Friday on charges including corpse abuse, tampering with evidence and drug abuse. Relatives and friends...
DALLAS (AP) — The Latest on protests in response to fatal police shootings (all times local): 10:50 p.m. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott says he has directed the head of the Texas Department of Public Safety to offer "whatever assistance the City of Dallas needs at this time." The...