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SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California sheriff placed 10 deputies on paid administrative leave Friday after a TV station recorded several of them kicking and punching a man following a 2½-hour chase during which the suspect rode away on a stolen horse. San...
PHOENIX (AP) — Raul Hector Castro first noticed discrimination on his way to school in a dusty Arizona border town. Why, he wondered, did the white kids ride on a bus while he and his friends from Mexico had to walk? And later: Why were Hispanics always working as laborers, not...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A California bill that would sharply limit vaccination waivers after a Disneyland measles outbreak has generated such an acidic debate that the proposal's author was under added security this week. Authorities said wouldn't specify the extra protections...
NEW YORK (AP) — Four people in their 70s and 80s were found dead in a home on Friday in an apparent carbon monoxide poisoning, possibly caused by a car left running in a garage, police said. Two men and two women were discovered inside the home in the Queens neighborhood of...
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — A California sheriff placed 10 deputies on paid administrative leave Friday after news video recorded the violent arrest of a man fleeing authorities on horse. San Bernardino County Sheriff John McMahon said the video "disturbed and troubled him"...
BOSTON (AP) — Two words: too soon. That's the overwhelming reaction to actor Mark Wahlberg's plans to produce "Patriots' Day," a feature film about the deadly bombing of the 2013 Boston Marathon. Columnists, pundits and others say that the pain and suffering caused by the attack...
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A teacher in New Jersey who assigned her third-grade class to write "get well" letters to a sick inmate convicted of killing a Philadelphia police officer was suspended Friday, the school superintendent said. Orange School Superintendent Ronald Lee said in a...
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Richard Lapointe changed from an orange prison jumpsuit into a black T-shirt that read "I didn't do it," then walked out of Hartford Superior Court on Friday and threw his hands in the air in triumph. After almost 26 years in prison and 10 days after the...
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A 20-year-old man accused of planning a suicide attack at Fort Riley was arrested Friday while trying to arm what he thought was a 1,000-pound bomb near the Kansas military base as part of a plot to support the Islamic State group, federal prosecutors...