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WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. hiring slowed to a near-standstill in May, sowing doubts about the economy's health and complicating the Federal Reserve's efforts to raise interest rates. While unemployment slid from 5 percent to 4.7 percent, the lowest since November 2007, the rate fell...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on a hearing for the suspect in the April shooting death of former New Orleans Saints star Will Smith (all times local): 2:10 p.m. A judge has refused to reduce the $1.75 million bond against the man charged with the second-degree murder of ex-New...
MABELTON, Ga. (AP) — Camila Wright took a chance three years ago when she got on a plane to meet the man who would become the love of her life. This week he was cruelly taken from her, shot dead while working to provide for his wife and young daughter. Shahriar Zolfaghari, 34,...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota jury has reached a verdict in the federal trial of three Minneapolis men accused of plotting to travel to Syria to join the Islamic State group. The verdict is expected to be read Friday afternoon and comes after about three weeks of testimony...
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago agency that investigates police misconduct cases released more than 300 video clips Friday — along with audio recordings and police reports — from 101 incidents it has investigated, the latest step by the city to restore public trust in its beleaguered...
GOLDSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Police in North Carolina are looking for a North Carolina woman after authorities say her mother's body was found in a freezer that she sold in a yard sale. Media outlets reported that 56-year-old Marcella Jean Lee of Goldsboro is being sought on a charge...
CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the release of videos and other materials by the Chicago agency that investigates police misconduct (all times local): 11:50 a.m. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel says there's "a lot more work to do" on transparency as the city publicly released...
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A year ago, a nation stood horrified after nine African-Americans were deliberately gunned down during a quiet, evening Bible study at a church in Charleston, South Carolina. The massacre sparked anguish and soul-searching that led to steps unimaginable...
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Authorities in Idaho are trying to determine what caused an SUV to plummet about 70 feet off a cliff and into a reservoir, killing a woman and her three children. The Ada County Sheriff's Office said investigators will study the wreckage to determine if the...