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ABINGDON, Md. (AP) — A man opened fire inside a crowded shopping center restaurant during lunchtime Wednesday and wounded a sheriff's deputy, then exchanged gunfire with another deputy outside, authorities said. The second deputy was also wounded and the suspect was killed in...
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A federal appeals court has reversed a stay that had blocked the state of Mississippi from carrying out executions. The 5th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled Wednesday that a lower court judge ruled incorrectly in August when he blocked the state from...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A 1-year-old girl lying in her crib at home in Compton was struck in the head and killed by a bullet likely meant for her gang-member father, Los Angeles County sheriff's officials said Wednesday. The girl died in one of the most violent areas of Los Angeles...
NEW YORK (AP) — A man stabbed his girlfriend and all three of her children Wednesday morning, killing her and a 2-year-old girl at a hotel that was being used for homeless housing, authorities said. Rebecca Cutler, 28, was stabbed more than two dozen times, and her 2-year-old...
NEW YORK (AP) — Burger King is looking for a new crown: Hot Dog King. The Miami-based chain says it plans to put hot dogs on its menu nationally for the first time starting Feb. 23. It may seem like a jarring addition for those who know the chain for its Whoppers. But Burger...
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder on Wednesday proposed spending hundreds of millions more dollars to address Flint's water crisis and to update infrastructure, including lead water pipes, in the city and across the state. The $195 million for Flint and $165...
NEW YORK (AP) — Police are searching for a man they say stabbed the mother of his child and her three daughters in a New York City hotel, killing the woman and one of the girls. A police official tells The Associated Press that 23-year-old Michael Sykes called his mother early...
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder on Wednesday proposed spending hundreds of millions more dollars to address Flint's water crisis and to update infrastructure, including lead water pipes, in the city and across the state. The $195 million for Flint and $165...
DETROIT (AP) — The federal government's highway safety agency agrees with Google: Computers that will control cars of the future can be considered their driver. The redefinition of "driver" is an important break for Google, which is testing pod-like autonomous cars. But the...