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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California on Tuesday agreed to end its unlimited isolation of imprisoned gang leaders, restricting a practice that once kept hundreds of inmates in notorious segregation units for a decade or longer. No other state keeps so many inmates segregated for...
ATLANTA (AP) — Police officers who arrived at the wrong metro Atlanta home for a report of suspicious activity shot the man who lives there, killed his dog and "likely" shot a fellow officer, leaving him seriously wounded, authorities said Tuesday. The bloody misunderstanding...
ATLANTA (AP) — Investigators say police officers who arrived at the wrong metro Atlanta home for a report of suspicious activity shot the man who lives there and "likely" shot one of their own, leaving him seriously wounded. Georgia Bureau of Investigation officials said DeKalb...
PHOENIX (AP) — Tens of thousands of Phoenix-area residents are still without power after a monsoon storm knocked down trees and power poles, slowed air travel and damaged buildings. Utilities report that 50,000 customers are without electricity Tuesday morning. That's down from...
PHOENIX (AP) — Authorities are trying to determine if the same person fired gunshots at four vehicles along a Phoenix freeway over a three-day span. Only one person was hurt in the shootings that began Saturday along Interstate 10, and that unidentified person suffered a non-...
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — This year, Georgia is from Oklahoma — Georgia Frazier, that is, a cancer survivor and daughter of a former New York Yankees pitcher who holds an inauspicious World Series record. Miss Oklahoma's background is one of many compelling story lines in this...
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama police officer goes on trial Tuesday on a federal charge of using excessive force against an Indian man who was thrown down and partially paralyzed during a confrontation in a suburban neighborhood. Madison police officer Eric Sloan Parker, 26...
BALTIMORE (AP) — There are only three rules at the Kids Safe Zone: Sign in, clean up after yourself, and read for 15 minutes before playing with the toys stacked around the space, a converted laundromat in West Baltimore. Ericka Alston — who launched the center in the poor,...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hundreds of Black Lives Matter activists, black and white, marched outside the Minnesota State Fair this weekend, hoping to bring attention to the deaths of African-Americans at the hands of police. Inside the fair, a booth also represented the group, with T-...