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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court legalized gay marriage in June, but no one in Rowan County, Kentucky, has been able to get married since then. Here's why: WHAT'S DIFFERENT ABOUT KENTUCKY? County clerks issue marriage licenses in Kentucky. Rowan County Clerk Kim...
FOX LAKE, Ill. (AP) — The latest on the fatal shooting of a police officer in northern Illinois (all times local): 3:30 p.m. Authorities have identified the suburban Chicago police officer who was shot to death after chasing three men on foot. Mayor Donny Schmit says that Lt...
NEW YORK (AP) — Comcast, which became a TV powerhouse by signing up Generation Xers, baby boomers and their parents, now is fighting for millennial eyeballs. The TV giant is investing in online media outlets like BuzzFeed and Vox that attract young viewers. It's setting up a...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The U.S. Olympic Committee on Tuesday named Los Angeles as its candidate for the 2024 Games, replacing Boston's soured bid and marking a comeback for LA's dream of becoming a three-time host of the global sports competition. The announcement by USOC CEO Scott...
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A white ex-police chief pleaded guilty Tuesday to misconduct in office in the 2011 shooting death of an unarmed black man and was sentenced to a year of home detention. Prosecutors agreed to drop the murder charge against 38-year-old Richard Combs, the...
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A white ex-police chief agreed Tuesday to plead guilty to misconduct in office in the shooting death of an unarmed black man, a far lesser offense than the murder charge that ended in two mistrials. Prosecutors agreed to drop the murder charge against 38-...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles City Council cleared the way Tuesday for Mayor Eric Garcetti to strike agreements for a 2024 Olympics bid, putting the city on the verge of becoming the U.S. contender after Boston's awkward collapse. With the 15-0 vote, the U.S. Olympic...
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — Prosecutors in San Bernardino County, California, have filed felony assault charges against three sheriff's deputies involved in the televised beating of a suspect after he tried to escape on horseback. District Attorney Mike Ramos said Tuesday that...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court was considering final appeals from a man scheduled to be executed Tuesday in Missouri for the kidnapping, rape and stabbing death of a 15-year-old girl more than two decades ago. Roderick Nunley, 50, is scheduled for lethal injection at 6...