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EL CAJON, Calif. (AP) — A black man reportedly acting erratically at a strip mall in suburban San Diego was shot and killed by police after pulling an object from his pocket, pointing it at officers and assuming a "shooting stance," authorities said. One of the officers tried...
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Vaux's (pronounced VOX) Swift, a tiny migratory bird species, has adapted well to urban living and now roosts in old brick chimneys along the West Coast during its annual migration from Canada to Central America and back. But the birds' numbers are...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — From California, with its counterculture heritage, to the fishing ports and mill towns of Maine, millions of Americans in nine states have a chance to vote Nov. 8 on expanding legal access to marijuana. Collectively, the ballot measures amount to the closest...
EL CAJON, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the police shooting of a man in a San Diego suburb (all times local): 10:30 p.m. Police say a black man shot several times by officers in a San Diego suburb has died. El Cajon police released a statement late Tuesday night several hours...
BOSTON (AP) — Bostonians are embracing the painted pianos that have popped up across the city and neighboring Cambridge in recent days. Celebrity Series of Boston placed 60 upright pianos decorated by local artists late last week. Each instrument bears a simple message: "Play Me...
EL CAJON, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the police shooting of a man in a San Diego suburb (all times local): 10:30 p.m. Police say a black man shot several times by officers in a San Diego suburb has died. El Cajon police released a statement late Tuesday night several hours...
DENVER (AP) — Police officers across the country misuse confidential law enforcement databases to get information on romantic partners, business associates, neighbors, journalists and others for reasons that have nothing to do with daily police work, an Associated Press...
PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado woman has been arrested in the death of her 27-year-old disabled son, who investigators say was undernourished and weighed about 90 pounds when he died. Carol Carpenter, 69, of Blanca, was arrested Monday on a charge of first-degree murder for the...
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Three people whose votes could determine whether a nearly $2 billion stadium is built to lure the Oakland Raiders to Las Vegas were appointed Tuesday to vacant seats in the Nevada Legislature. The three northern Nevada residents, including a former Stanford...