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When a 400-pound gorilla grabbed a 3-year-old boy at the Cincinnati Zoo, the sharpshooter who killed the ape wasn't from the police. Instead, the shooter was a specially trained zoo staffer on one of the many dangerous-animal emergency squads at animal parks nationwide. The...
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago agency that investigates police misconduct cases plans to release videos, audio recordings and other material Friday from about 100 incidents, the latest move in the city's effort to regain public trust in its beleaguered police force. Releasing...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Canadian real estate tycoon's son who is charged with torturing and killing his girlfriend explored the darkest side of evil in one his many creative endeavors. Los Angeles prosecutors charged Blake Leibel with murder Tuesday in the death of Iana Kasian...
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Terry Petrovich asked her oncologist point blank: "Am I going to count on you to help me achieve a good death?" To her relief, he told her he would have no problem prescribing a lethal dose of drugs under California's new law allowing such prescriptions for the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump says the Obama administration plans to keep consumers in the dark about premium increases for 2017 under the president's health care law — for political reasons. But the administration says next year's sign-up season is going forward on schedule,...
ASHVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — With the fire alarm sounding, 8-year-old Chryssa Wahl crouched beneath the smoke spreading from the kitchen stove and crawled into a bedroom and to the window, where she threw a leg over the sill and stepped her way down a wobbling rope ladder to the ground...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Word from authorities that Prince died of an overdose of fentanyl, a powerful opioid that is up to 50 times more potent than heroin, is far from the end of the investigation. In some ways, it's just the beginning. After Thursday's announcement about the...
When a 400-pound gorilla grabbed a 3-year-old boy at the Cincinnati Zoo, the sharpshooter who killed the ape wasn't from the police. Instead, the shooter was a specially trained zoo staffer on one of the many dangerous-animal emergency squads at animal parks nationwide. The...
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — A group of protesters attacked Donald Trump supporters who were leaving the candidate's rally in San Jose on Thursday night. A dozen or more people were punched, at least one person was pelted with an egg and Trump hats grabbed from supporters were set on...