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MESA, Ariz. (AP) — A domestic dispute erupted into a double slaying after a possible good Samaritan stopped by a crashed SUV in a Phoenix suburb, police said Wednesday. Police in Mesa, Arizona, said in a court document that 38-year-old Christopher Glen Wright told them he shot a...
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — In a city well known for its green activism, an environmental threat has bubbled up in an unexpected place: the drinking water at some public schools. The Willamette Week newspaper reported late Tuesday that over half of the 90 school sites tested between...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — In the minutes after a fatal shooting at a UCLA engineering building, panicked students seeking a safe place to hide used belts, cords and other items to try to secure doors they said did not lock. With rumors swirling that there could be as many as four...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on federal authorities' decision to not charge two white Minneapolis police officers with criminal civil rights violations in the killing of a young black man (all times local): 6:40 p.m. The city of Minneapolis will proceed with an internal...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A murder-suicide at a UCLA engineering building Wednesday drew hundreds of heavily armed officers who swarmed the sprawling Los Angeles campus, where students close to summer break barricaded themselves in classrooms as best they could before being evacuated...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — In the minutes after a fatal shooting at a UCLA engineering building, panicked students seeking a safe place to hide used belts, cords and other items to try to secure doors they said did not lock. With rumors swirling that there could be as many as four...
CINCINNATI (AP) — The killing of a 400-pound gorilla to save a little boy who had slipped into its enclosure at the Cincinnati Zoo has triggered outrage, second-guessing and a police investigation into whether the boy's family did anything wrong. Some have been quick to blame...
SIMONTON, Texas (AP) — In 18 years, Southeast Texas resident Art Myrick says he's been ordered or asked to evacuate his home near the Brazos River about 20 times, but he didn't always do so and the house never flooded — until now. Flooding comes with living in Simonton, a small...
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Black drivers in Missouri were nearly 70 percent more likely than whites to get stopped by the police last year, marking a slight improvement from the year before but showing there still are significant racial disparities in such stops. State Attorney...