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PHOENIX (AP) — The longtime sheriff of metropolitan Phoenix fired up the crowd at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland on Thursday by reminding them of Donald Trump's pledge to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. To chants of "build the wall," Maricopa County...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Patrol car video publicly released Thursday shows a white Austin, Texas, police officer violently throwing a black woman to the ground during a traffic stop, followed by another white officer telling her black people have "violent tendencies" and whites are...
DENVER (AP) — A Colorado man who joined Kurdish forces in their fight against the Islamic State group was killed in combat in Syria, his mother said Thursday. Susan Shirley said the U.S. Consulate in Turkey called her Tuesday to tell her that her son Levi Shirley, 24, was killed...
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A 17-year-old boy killed by lightning on Arizona's highest peak was hiking in an area that experienced over 100 strikes within a one-hour period and is known for its extreme weather, authorities said. The Coconino County Sheriff's Office identified the...
PHOENIX (AP) — Police on Thursday said they searched a wastewater sewer system in a neighborhood where partial human remains were found after city workers investigated a clog. Officer James Holmes, a Phoenix Police Department spokesman, said workers found remains in a sewer line...
HUGO, Colo. (AP) — Officials in a small Colorado town say well water has been contaminated with marijuana's psychoactive chemical. Authorities are telling residents of Hugo, about 100 miles southeast of Denver, not to shower or drink the water because of evidence of marijuana's...
NEW YORK (AP) — A Texas man who carried out what authorities said was the first federal bitcoin securities fraud to be prosecuted was sentenced on Thursday to 18 months in prison. Trendon Shavers, 33, was sentenced in Manhattan federal court by Judge Lewis A. Kaplan, who said...
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A 20-year-old man was charged Thursday with capital murder in the death of a Kansas City, Kansas, police officer who was fatally shot while investigating a drive-by shooting, Wyandotte County District Attorney Jerome Gorman said. Jamaal Lewis fired the...
Charles Kinsey held his hands in the air and shouted to police that the autistic man sitting on the street next to him wasn't dangerous. A few seconds later, he felt bullets rip into his leg. The therapist, who is black and works with people with disabilities, was rounding up a...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the hacking of the Democratic National Committee (all times local): 10:50 a.m. The...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the hacking of the Democratic National Committee (all times local): 10:50 a.m. The...
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt is in the "final stages" of negotiating an agreement with the International Monetary Fund to...
GENEVA (AP) — Global trade is not the main cause for the loss of manufacturing jobs in places like the United...
GENEVA (AP) — Global trade is not the main cause for the loss of manufacturing jobs in places like the United...
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe's 92-year-old president on Wednesday said the longtime loyalists who turned...