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BALTIMORE (AP) — The Latest on the trial of an officer charged in the arrest of Freddie Gray, a young black man who died after he was injured in police custody (all times local): 11:25 a.m. The judge in the trial of an officer charged in the arrest of Freddie Gray is...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — In any given week, teams of high-priced lawyers fan out across the country to defend Bill Cosby amid a cascade of sexual assault allegations, defamation claims and insurance disputes. The disgraced TV star is spending millions in a frenzied bid not just to...
NEW YORK (AP) — A former New York City police officer accused of faking a mental disability to get more than $200,000 in Social Security benefits has been convicted of grand larceny. The New York Times reports ( http://nyti.ms/1TgFiu8 ) a state Supreme Court jury found 56-year-...
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department issued a scathing review Wednesday of a small town's police practices in a big drug and immigrant smuggling corridor on California's border with Mexico, finding a lack of basic controls and oversight of criminal investigations,...
LOWELL, Mass. (AP) — Four sister robots built by NASA could be pioneers in the colonization of Mars, part of an advance construction team that sets up a habitat for more fragile human explorers. But first they're finding new homes on Earth and engineers to hone their skills. The...
NEW YORK (AP) — Thousands of rail passengers will have to deal with another day of slow commutes as crews repair elevated train tracks in New York City that were damaged by a fire. Metro-North said it would operate on an "enhanced Saturday schedule" Thursday, providing customers...
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A U.S. Justice Department official identified significant gaps Wednesday in a federal law aimed at addressing high rates of violence against Native American women, saying the law should be expanded to broaden tribes' authority over certain child abuse...
HAGATNA, Guam (AP) — The U.S. Air Force said Thursday a B-52 crashed on Guam shortly after takeoff, but all seven crew members made it out safely. No injuries were reported. The plane aborted on takeoff and caught fire at about 8:30 a.m., Pacific Air Forces public affairs said...
PHOENIX (AP) — A Phoenix police officer is hospitalized in extremely critical condition after a shooting that left a burglary suspect dead. Phoenix police Chief Joe Yahner didn't release the officer's name but says he's about 35 years old and a 12-year department veteran with a...
REPUBLIC, Mo. (AP) — A southwestern Missouri prosecutor says a police officer acted in self-defense when he shot...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — If you spend billions of dollars to build it, they will come. Three times over. The NFL...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — If you spend billions of dollars to build it, they will come. Three times over. The NFL...
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon will be leading a trade delegation on a trip to Cuba next week...
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Brussels police chief was injured Tuesday during clashes at the end of a major anti-austerity...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — An 8-month-old boy is dead after a shooting in north St. Louis, and police are searching for the...