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BOSTON (AP) — A member of the New England Mafia has pleaded guilty to charges he lied to authorities investigating the 1993 slaying of a Boston nightclub owner. Robert DeLuca entered guilty pleas on Friday to one count of obstruction of justice and two counts of making false...
NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities say two New York City police sergeants have been shot and wounded in a gunbattle with a robbery suspect. The New York Police Department's top spokesman says the robbery suspect was killed in the exchange of gunfire Friday in the Bronx. Spokesman...
CHICAGO (AP) — A nurse-turned-law clerk is the only candidate listed on next week's general election ballot for an open Chicago-area judgeship, even after she was fired from her courthouse job and criminally charged for donning a robe and presiding over traffic cases that should...
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Lawyers for Democrats around the country are filing lawsuits claiming Republicans and the campaign of GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump are pushing supporters to intimidate and confront voters on Election Day. Trump has called on his supporters to act as...
PHOENIX (AP) — Records show Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio disbanded a SWAT team that focused on handling dangerous jail inmates at a time when the elite unit was in high demand due to a spike in assaults by inmates on guards. Arpaio folded the Special Response Team in September as...
WASHINGTON (AP) — An Alabama death row inmate may be alive today because a transgender Virginia high school student was denied the use of the bathroom of his choice this year. The two seemingly unrelated cases have one thing in common: In each, a Supreme Court justice switched...
Calls by Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump for his supporters to watch for fraud at the polls have raised concerns about a longstanding but little used Election Day tactic — citizen voter challenges. At least four battleground states — Florida, Iowa, Nevada and...
WASHINGTON (AP) — After all the sound, fury, fact, fallacy, bluster and blarney of the 2016 presidential campaign, there still are undecided voters out there. Really. And they're not just people who've buried their heads in the sand. Some thoughtful people just do not know what...
CHICAGO (AP) — Tens of thousands of Chicago Cubs fans poured into the city Friday ahead of a parade and rally honoring the World Series champions, with troves of jersey-clad fans standing shoulder-to-shoulder in downtown's sprawling Grant Park and along miles of city streets...