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MILWAUKEE (AP) — Curious toddlers find the drugs in a mother's purse or accidentally dropped on the floor. Sometimes a parent fails to secure the child-resistant cap on a bottle of painkillers. No matter how it happens, if a 35-pound toddler grabs just one opioid pill, chews it...
PHOENIX (AP) — The parents of a 9-year-old boy who was shot in the head in their Phoenix home put off calling 911 as they cleaned up evidence in multiple rooms of the house, police said Wednesday, calling it a case that "shocks your conscience." Wendy Lavarnia told police that...
CHICAGO (AP) — The case of a 15-year-old Chicago girl who authorities say was raped while around 40 people watched on Facebook raises questions that have come up before in other attacks: What's the obligation of bystanders who see a crime unfolding? And why do they not intervene...
DETROIT (AP) — During Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch's Senate confirmation hearings, one case came up repeatedly: A truck driver was fired for leaving his trailer of meat on the side of an Illinois road after breaking down on a frigid night in 2009, fearing he'd freeze to...
HONOLULU (AP) — A Hawaii lawmaker who says she was pressured to give up her leadership post at the statehouse after criticizing President Donald Trump is leaving the Republican Party. Rep. Beth Fukumoto resigned from the GOP Wednesday because she says its members refuse to...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California is courting a "very significant risk" if a damaged spillway on the nation's tallest dam is not operational by the next rainy season, and the state's plan for the work leaves no time for any delays, a team of safety experts has warned in a report...
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man who interrupted a street fight between two teenagers in a video that has drawn millions of views and wide praise said Wednesday that he's saddened that his act of peacemaking isn't a more frequent occurrence. "I'm crying because, this...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana senators scrapped a proposal Wednesday that would've mandated time for public prayer during assemblies, sports competitions and other school events, amid questions about how such a policy would affect non-Christian students. The Senate Education and...
ROTHSCHILD, Wis. (AP) — A police officer and at least two other people were shot when a domestic dispute at a bank escalated into shootings at three locations in northern Wisconsin on Thursday, investigators said. The shootings happened at a bank, a law firm and an apartment...
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Chris Wondolowski didn't have to travel far when he got the call to join the U.S. national...
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Chris Wondolowski didn't have to travel far when he got the call to join the U.S. national...
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Sean Miller had just been named Xavier's head basketball coach when he began meeting with...
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Sean Miller had just been named Xavier's head basketball coach when he began meeting with...
LONDON (AP) — A knife-wielding man went on a deadly rampage in the heart of Britain's seat of power Wednesday,...
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — How do you lift a corroded, 6,800-ton ferry lying more than 40 meters (130 feet)...