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BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The 37-year-old man killed by Baton Rouge police was a good-humored person nicknamed "Big Boy" who was orphaned young, loved children and earned a living selling CDs of music downloaded from the internet, said family and friends who knew him. The U.S...
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Another San Diego homeless man was seriously injured and set on fire Wednesday by an attacker police say struck while the man was asleep, the latest in a spate of attacks on transients that have left two dead. Police said the 23-year-old victim was not expected...
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Another San Diego homeless man was seriously injured and set on fire Wednesday by an attacker police say struck while the man was asleep, the latest in a spate of attacks on transients that have left two dead. Police said the 23-year-old victim was not expected...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal appeals court ruled Wednesday that Homeland Security officials must quickly release immigrant children — but not their parents — from family detention centers after being picked up crossing the border without documentation. The San Francisco-based...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Authorities are considering criminal charges against a now-retired Salt Lake City police officer shown in a 2014 body camera video striking a woman in the face and yelling expletives at her while her young daughter watches after she allegedly spit on him...
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A federal appeals court on Wednesday ordered the release of the founder of a Montana club for the ultra-rich, who has spent the last 14 months in jail for failing to account for the money from the sale of a resort in Mexico. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The soldier imprisoned for sending classified information to the anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks was briefly hospitalized this week, the U.S. Army confirmed Wednesday without providing details. Chelsea Manning was taken to a hospital near Fort Leavenworth...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — One of the nation's most celebrated gay bars may soon go out of business after a new landlord more than doubled the rent, part of a trend that has old-timers lamenting that the San Francisco they know and love— dilapidated and diverse — is disappearing. At...
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A Southern California medical examiner ruled the death of a Navy SEAL trainee a homicide, saying his instructor repeatedly dunked him during a pool exercise while the 21-year-old was struggling, according to an autopsy report released Wednesday. The homicide...