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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A 911 caller said Wednesday she was panicked about a friend being shot but stayed as calm as possible before a New Mexico dispatcher told her to "deal with it yourself" and hung up as she sought aid. Seventeen-year-old Esperanza Quintero told The...
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama prisoner who went to federal court seeking an abortion filed a court document Wednesday saying she'd changed her mind and wanted to give birth, after the state had sought to prevent her from undergoing the procedure. The sworn statement, filed...
CINCINNATI (AP) — A University of Cincinnati officer who shot a motorist during a traffic stop over a missing front license plate was indicted Wednesday on a murder charge, with a prosecutor saying the officer "purposely killed him" and "should never have been a police officer...
CHICAGO (AP) — Lex the police dog from central Illinois is far from top dog in drug-sniffing skills. That's the core finding of a potentially influential new ruling from the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, which considered the question of how much police should rely on their...
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A 911 caller said Wednesday she was panicked about a friend being shot but stayed as calm as possible before a New Mexico dispatcher told her to "deal with it yourself" and hung up as she sought aid. Seventeen-year-old Esperanza Quintero told The...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah paid off a campaign loan with charitable donations and federal grants, funneled campaign money to pay down his son's student loan debt and disguised a lobbyist's bribe as payment for a car he never sold, prosecutors said Wednesday in...
CINCINNATI (AP) — A van carrying vacation Bible school students crashed through a crossing gate into the side of a freight train at a southwest Ohio rail crossing, killing an adult passenger and injuring nine children and the driver, authorities said Wednesday. The Ohio State...
CINCINNATI (AP) — Video from a University of Cincinnati police officer's fatal shooting of a motorist during a traffic stop will be released Wednesday, and an attorney for the officer said he expects it's likely his client will be indicted, "given the political climate" and...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles City Council has voted to ban the possession of high-capacity gun magazines following deadly mass shootings nationwide. Tuesday's 12-0 vote closes a loophole in state law that banned the manufacture and sale of magazines holding more than 10...
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico's government says it cannot make an upcoming $58 million bond payment and...
CHICAGO (AP) — Touted pitching prospect Luis Severino will make his next start with the New York Yankees. Manager...
A newborn baby girl who was found alive in a dumpster in western Kentucky remained in a hospital Friday, and a...
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Todd Bowles and the New York Jets had no idea about Sheldon Richardson's latest troubles...
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Todd Bowles and the New York Jets had no idea about Sheldon Richardson's latest troubles...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A man who died after a fight with San Francisco police Thursday was wanted in the beating of...