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MILWAUKEE (AP) — A 17-year police veteran was shot and killed as he served a warrant on Milwaukee's south side Wednesday, becoming the city's third officer to be killed in the line of duty in eight months, officials said. Officer Matthew Rittner was a tenured member of the...
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — The boyfriend of a Russian woman who admitted she was a secret agent for the Kremlin has been charged with fraud in South Dakota, the U.S. Attorney's Office announced Wednesday. Businessman and conservative political operative Paul Erickson, 56, pleaded not...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Latest on the political turmoil in Virginia amid admissions of blackface and accusations of sexual assault (all times local): 8:15 p.m. A black Virginia state senator says several people were crying as Attorney General Mark Herring met with black...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — More than 40 years after a serial killer dubbed the "Doodler" terrorized San Francisco's gay community, police released a sketch Wednesday of what the man might look like today and announced a $100,000 reward for details leading to his capture. Police...
DETROIT (AP) — Former Rep. John Dingell, the longest-serving member of Congress in American history, is receiving hospice care, a person familiar with the situation said Wednesday. The person was not authorized to speak publicly but told The Associated Press about the 92-year-...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on an explosion and fire in San Francisco (all times local): 4 p.m. Officials say a fire that ripped into a San Francisco restaurant building after a gas explosion is extinguished. Witnesses living near the explosion said the windows in their...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A gas explosion in a San Francisco neighborhood shot flames high into the air Wednesday and was burning four buildings as utility crews scrambled to shut off the flow of gas. Construction workers cut a natural gas line, San Francisco Fire Chief Joanne Hayes-...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A California woman went public with her sexual assault accusation against Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax on Wednesday, saying in a statement that she repressed the memory for years but came forward in part because of the possibility that the Democrat could...
Nearly two weeks after the end of the longest government shutdown in U.S history, many federal workers still have not received their back pay or have only gotten a fraction of what they are owed as government agencies struggle with payroll glitches and other delays. And even as...