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CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland police officers will have body cameras affixed to their riot gear during the Republican National Convention this month. The Arizona company TASER International says it will loan 300 mounting units to the city that will allow officers to attach the body...
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — With Atlantic City's lucrative July 4th holiday weekend fast approaching, the struggling seaside gambling resort is trying to avoid a strike against five of its eight casinos. Local 54 of the Unite-HERE union is threatening a strike Friday against...
NEW CASTLE, N.H. (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard is working to determine why an oil tanker hit three moored sailboats in a river on the Maine-New Hampshire border. The collision happened Wednesday at the mouth of the Piscataqua (pih-SKAT'-ah-kwah) River near Kittery, Maine, and...
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A grizzly bear attacked and killed a 38-year-old mountain biker Wednesday as he was riding along a trail just outside Glacier National Park, Montana authorities said. Brad Treat and another rider were in the Halfmoon Lakes area of the Flathead National...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A 13-year-old Philadelphia boy who was playing with a gun with several other teens has died after he was shot in the face. Police say the teens were playing with a gun in the backyard of a home Wednesday evening when the gun went off, striking the boy once in...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles City Council voted Wednesday to place a $1.2 billion bond measure before voters to raise money to fight homelessness. The council voted 14-0 to put a measure on the November ballot to provide a decade's worth of money for shelters, permanent...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Facing a multibillion-dollar deficit, Alaska's governor on Wednesday cut in half the annual checks that give all residents a share of the state's oil wealth, but he kept enough money in place to award everyone a $1,000 payout. Gov. Bill Walker's...
PHOENIX (AP) — The city of Phoenix is considering closing its popular hiking and biking trails when temperatures get dangerously high in an effort to prevent heat deaths and injuries. The Parks and Recreation board will consider a proposal by staff on Thursday to close down the...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Democrats in some of the reddest pockets of the interior West have nominated transgender women for Congress, sending a message of inclusivity in races many consider unwinnable for the party. Misty Snow was nominated Tuesday in Utah to challenge GOP U.S. Sen...