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DALLAS (AP) — Dallas police Chief David Brown announced his retirement Thursday, bringing an end to a tenure marked by police unions that at one time demanded his resignation and by widespread praise for his response to a July sniper attack that killed five officers. Brown...
DALLAS (AP) — Dallas police Chief David Brown announced his retirement Thursday, bringing an end to a tenure marked by police unions that at one time demanded his resignation and by widespread praise for his response to a July sniper attack that killed five officers. Brown...
NEW YORK (AP) — For 45 years, many Americans identified the Muscular Dystrophy Association with one man and one event — comedian Jerry Lewis and his annual Labor Day telethon. The MDA dropped Lewis as its national chairman and telethon host in 2011, then scrapped the telethon...
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago recorded its deadliest month in two decades in August, part of a sharp rise in gun violence in the nation's third-largest city this year. Chicago police said Thursday that 90 people were killed last month, a 66 percent increase over August 2015. There were...
MIAMI (AP) — Authorities in Florida said Thursday they have found the Zika virus in three trapped mosquitoes in Miami Beach, the first time this has happened in the continental US. The three mosquitoes were trapped in a touristy 1.5-square-mile area of Miami Beach that had been...
NEW YORK (AP) — Detectives hunting for the person who strangled a runner in a secluded New York City marsh were encouraged after genetic material found beneath her fingernails, on her phone and on her neck resulted in a DNA profile of her probable attacker. A month later, their...
NEW YORK (AP) — Detectives hunting for the person who strangled a runner in a secluded New York City marsh were encouraged after genetic material found beneath her fingernails, on her phone and on her neck resulted in a DNA profile of her probable attacker. A month later, their...
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Authorities in Florida have found the Zika virus in trapped mosquitoes, the first time this has happened in the continental US. Officials say 3 mosquitoes from Miami Beach have tested positive. The state agricultural commissioner calls the development...
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago saw its deadliest month in two decades in August, recording 90 homicides for the month, the city's police department said Thursday. The last time the city recorded 90 killings in a month was August 1996, according to Chicago Police Department data. Last...