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TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Supreme Court on Friday upheld the death sentence imposed against a man who fatally shot a sheriff during a 2005 drug raid. Kansas hasn't executed anyone in more than 50 years, and Friday's decision in Scott Cheever's case is only the second time...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Betsy Bloomingdale, a department store heir's widow who hobnobbed with the world's elite, epitomized high fashion and was best friends with former first lady Nancy Reagan, has died. She was 93. The socialite and philanthropist died Tuesday at her home in the...
CINCINNATI (AP) — A black Cincinnati police officer is under investigation over a Facebook post that said white officers "are looking for a reason to kill a black man." The Cincinnati Enquirer reports Officer Freddie Vincent posted the comments earlier this month after the fatal...
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Latest on Campaign 2016 between the Republican and Democratic nominating conventions (all times local): 7:53 a.m. Sen. Elizabeth Warren says she's "probably not" Hillary Clinton's choice of running mate. The Massachusetts Democrat says "I think if it were me...
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Matthew Gerald served four years in the Marines and seven years in the Army, including three tours in Iraq, before he joined the Baton Rouge Police Department — an enthusiastic rookie at age 41. One of three law enforcement officers shot to death Sunday...
AMHERST, Mass. (AP) — The strong smell caused by a man cooking urine has prompted the evacuation of an apartment building in Massachusetts. Police responded to the Amherst apartment complex Wednesday afternoon after the manager found several unmarked glass containers containing...
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...
BENSALEM, Pa. (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department is suing a suburban Philadelphia town, alleging its denial of a permit for a mosque in 2014 constituted religious discrimination. The Philadelphia Inquirer reports ( http://bit.ly/2a3DPGI ) the suit was filed Thursday and seeks to...
NEWARK, Ohio (AP) — A county official in Ohio is apologizing after a newspaper quoted him as saying that Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton "should be hanging from a tree." Licking County Commissioner Duane Flowers read a prepared apology during a meeting on...
EAST CHICAGO, Ind. (AP) — East Chicago officials say as many as 1,200 residents have been told it would be safer...
Kentucky Derby winner Nyquist has been made the 6-5 morning-line favorite for the $1 million Haskell Invitational...
Kentucky Derby winner Nyquist has been made the 6-5 morning-line favorite for the $1 million Haskell Invitational...
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri election officials are predicting 31 percent of registered voters will cast...
MIAMI (AP) — Miami Marlins second baseman Dee Gordon issued an apology on Twitter addressed primarily to his young...
MIAMI (AP) — Miami Marlins second baseman Dee Gordon issued an apology on Twitter addressed primarily to his young...