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HOUSTON (AP) — A deputy constable is expected to recover after undergoing several hours of surgery after he was shot four times while talking to another constable after a traffic stop, authorities said Thursday. Harris County Deputy Constable Alden Clopton was wearing a...
DETROIT (AP) — Detroit Public Schools officials say elevated lead or copper levels have been found in the water in 19 schools amid ongoing testing at schools around the country in response to the crisis in nearby Flint. The Detroit district began collecting water samples two...
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida prosecutor's office plans to hold a news conference amid reports that presidential candidate Donald Trump's campaign manager won't be prosecuted over a videotaped altercation with a female reporter. A spokesman for Palm Beach County state...
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on shooting of Houston deputy constable (all times local): 6 a.m. Houston authorities have identified the deputy constable that was shot and is in surgery. Lt. Holland Jones of the Harris County Precinct 7 Constable's Office told media outlets Thursday...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — After one, last, unforgettable, 60-point night, the fans of Los Angeles will have to get used to life without Kobe Bryant. It's something many of them have never known. For two decades he has loomed over the city like no other figure, often literally on...
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Year after year, South Carolina Sen. Lee Bright has watched as gays won more rights through legislation and the courts. And as he sees proposals elsewhere in the U.S. aimed at allowing transgender people to use the bathroom that conforms to their identity,...
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on shooting of Houston deputy constable (all times local): 3:50 a.m. A Houston police spokesman says a male matching the description of the suspect in the shooting of a deputy constable is being questioned by investigators. Houston police spokesman Kese...
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Proposals that critics say limit the rights of LGBT people are part of a backlash across the historically conservative South against the U.S. Supreme Court decision that effectively legalized gay marriage. Those proposals are finding opponents, however,...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Long before Southern California was paved over with freeways and covered with cars and millions of people, it was teeming with snakes, slugs, spiders, snails and uncounted other slimy, creepy, crawly creatures. And it still is, say scientists at the Los...