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ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A recently fired casino security guard used his knowledge of when and where large sums of money would change hands to help plan and pull off a daring robbery that netted more than $180,000, authorities said Thursday. Eight people were arrested in the...
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — The hacker group Anonymous has released the name of the person that it says is the officer who shot and killed 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. The Associated Press has not been able to verify the name. Police and prosecutors have declined to...
TURIN, N.Y. (AP) — Kevin Ward Jr.'s father and fellow racers want the 20-year-old driver remembered as a talented and aggressive competitor who had a bright future in the sport rather than as a victim in an accident involving NASCAR champion Tony Stewart. The funeral on Thursday...
EDGARTOWN, Mass. (AP) — The White House says President Barack Obama is being briefed on the situation in a St. Louis suburb where police used tear gas and smoke bombs to repel protesters. The protests in Ferguson, Missouri, have been sparked by the death of an unarmed teenager...
NORTH BABYLON, N.Y. (AP) — Communities across the U.S. are drying out after unusually heavy rains swamped highways, flooded basements and were blamed for at least four deaths. Long Island residents were urged to remain off the road Wednesday as a round-the-clock recovery...
HIGH POINT, N.C. (AP) — On the summer night Ellen Gerber and Pearl Berlin committed to spending their lives together, the No. 1 song was "When A Man Loves A Woman." Lyndon B. Johnson was president. NASA had just landed the first unmanned probe on the moon. "We're still in love,...
NORTH BABYLON, N.Y. (AP) — Communities across the U.S. are drying out after unusually heavy rains swamped highways, flooded basements and were blamed for at least four deaths. Long Island residents were urged to remain off the road Wednesday as a round-the-clock recovery...
TURIN, N.Y. (AP) — Kevin Ward Jr.'s father and fellow racers want him remembered as a talented and aggressive driver who had a bright future in the sport rather than as a victim in an accident involving NASCSAR champion Tony Stewart that sparked controversy among racing fans and...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Driven to action by the state's historic drought, California lawmakers on Wednesday voted to place a $7.5 billion water plan before voters in November. The measure marks the largest investment in decades in the state's water infrastructure and is...