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LAKEWOOD, Ohio (AP) — The mother of a 12-year-old Ohio boy who called 911 from inside a car to report that she was driving drunk has been convicted of child endangering and driving violations. Cleveland.com ( http://bit.ly/1X7z0h8 ) reports Lakewood police stopped the...
NEW YORK (AP) — In a surprise appearance, Beyonce delighted a glittery fashion crowd Monday evening, showing up unannounced to accept the Council of Fashion Designers of America's Fashion Icon award. Usually, organizers announce the name of the Fashion Icon winner well in...
SEATTLE (AP) — Authorities are investigating a series of fires set in and around a Seattle homeless encampment along Interstate 5 known as the Jungle. The Seattle Fire Department said on Twitter investigators have determined that eight fires, including one in a vacant building...
HONOLULU (AP) — A woman who was driving a vehicle when it plunged off a Maui cliff is charged with second-degree murder in the death of her twin, who was in the passenger's seat. Prosecutors say Alexandria Duval, who is also known as Alison Dadow, intentionally caused the death...
SEATTLE (AP) — A federal employee in Seattle helped expose a fraud in which an Army veteran lied his way to a Purple Heart and hundreds of thousands of dollars in government benefits. Her reward? The agency Cristina Jackson works for repeatedly tried to punish her for what it...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on investigation into New York prison break (all times local): 5:40 p.m. New York corrections authorities say they have made several security upgrades at the prison in northern New York where two killers escaped a year ago. The Department of...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Michael Brown's family will get unredacted transcripts of grand jury proceedings involving the officer who killed the 18-year-old, a federal judge said Monday, marking the first time someone other than a prosecutor or grand juror will see uncensored...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden unveiled a public database for clinical data on cancer on Monday that aims to help researchers and doctors better tailor new treatments to individuals. Overseen by the National Cancer Institute, the Genomic Data Commons starts with...
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Muhammad Ali and his innermost circle started a document years ago that grew so thick they began calling it "The Book." Its contents will soon be revealed. In the pages, the boxing great planned in exacting detail how he wished to say goodbye to the world...