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TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The mayor of Ohio's fourth-largest city says water will be flowing into the Toledo area from all corners of the state to help the 400,000 people who are being warned not to drink the city's water. Toledo's mayor says water is coming from Akron, Cincinnati and...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Both are big-name governors of populous states. Both have presidential aspirations and a reputation for bare-knuckle bullying. And both are now facing criticism — and the scrutiny of federal prosecutors — for their administration's penchant for micro-...
CHICAGO (AP) — John Trinca couldn't remember the name of the soldier who died right next to him minutes after they met during World War II, and all Thomas Bateman Jr. knew of his father's death was that it happened in 1945 in the Philippines. The two will meet for the first time...
CHICAGO (AP) — A Tennessee man will receive the long-lost Purple Heart that was awarded posthumously to his father and will meet a man who was standing next to his father when he was killed during World War II. Pvt. Thomas Bateman's medal will be presented to his son during a...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The shooting death of a 3-year-old girl sitting on a front porch was decried as senseless violence, with one family friend saying, "No baby deserves to die like that." Police on Saturday identified the girl as Tynirah Borum. She was shot in the chest by a...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A family friend of a 3-year-old Philadelphia girl killed by a stray bullet while sitting on her front porch says, "No baby deserves to die like that." The girl was shot in the chest Friday night in the Grays Ferry neighborhood and died at a hospital...
NEW YORK (AP) — The mother of a New York man who was placed in a chokehold while in police custody says her first words on hearing his death had been ruled a homicide were "Thank you, Jesus." Eric Garner's mother, Gwen Carr, said Saturday she was grateful for the medical...
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — About 400,000 people in and around Ohio's fourth-largest city were warned Saturday not to drink or use its water after tests revealed the presence of a toxin possibly from algae on Lake Erie. The warning left residents across the Toledo area searching for...
When he arrived at the Texas border, Celvyn Mejia Romero was a scared 10 year old, with a machete scar and memories of a murdered uncle as reminders of why he'd embarked on a long, perilous journey from Honduras. He feared staying in his homeland and desperately wanted to join...