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Texas executes San Antonio man for killing police officer

April 16, 2015

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A San Antonio man who fatally shot a SWAT team member with the officer's own gun more than 14 years ago was executed Wednesday, the sixth convicted murderer put to death... more »»

Pedestrian bridge falls onto train tracks, no one hurt

April 15, 2015

A crane struck a concrete pedestrian bridge on Wednesday afternoon just before rush hour, sending part of the span crashing onto commuter train tracks, officials sai. more »»

Lawsuits point to multiple inmate shootings at Nevada prison

April 15, 2015

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Lawsuits and data point to multiple cases of guards firing shotguns at inmates at a Nevada state prison where a handcuffed prisoner was killed by a corrections officer trainee... more »»

Fight for $15 protests expand for low-wage workers

April 15, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — The Fight for $15 campaign to win higher pay and a union for fast-food workers is expanding to represent a variety of low-wage workers and become more of a social justice movement. more »»

Detroit hit man says he, not teen, responsible for 4 deaths

April 15, 2015

DETROIT (AP) — An imprisoned hit man has signed a chilling affidavit taking responsibility for four murders at a Detroit drug house in a renewed effort to free a young man who pleaded guilty to... more »»

Arizona officer overpowers gunman with '3,000-pound bullet'

April 15, 2015

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Dramatic dash-cam videos of an arrest in Arizona put the public in the driver's seat as an officer plows his cruiser into a rifle-toting robbery suspect at high speed. more »»

Church bells, kind acts mark 2 years since Boston bombings

April 15, 2015

BOSTON (AP) — Bombing survivors, runners, elected officials and others paused for a moment of silence Wednesday on the second anniversary of the Boston Marathon attacks, the emotions clearly stil... more »»

Seattle CEO to cut his pay so every worker earns $70,000

April 15, 2015

SEATTLE (AP) — For some companies, Seattle's new $15 minimum wage law isn't doing enough to help workers. more »»

Moment of silence held to mark 2 years since Boston bombings

April 15, 2015

BOSTON (AP) — People across Boston have paused for a moment of silence on the second anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings to remember those who were killed. more »»

Tulsa sheriff spokesman says other deputies didn't hear shot

April 15, 2015

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A sheriff's deputy who can be heard in a video cursing at a suspect who later died was unaware that a volunteer deputy had shot the man, the Tulsa County Sheriff's Office said. more »»

Latest on Aaron Hernandez verdict: Victim's family grateful

April 15, 2015

1:35 P.M.

The family of the man killed by former NFL star Aaron Hernandez has thanked people from around the world who sent cards and flowers and reached out on social media. more »»

Guam attorney general orders gay marriage to move forward

April 15, 2015

HAGATNA, Guam (AP) — Guam's attorney general directed officials to immediately begin processing same-sex marriage applications Wednesday, putting the island on course to be the first U.S. more »»

Doctor tied to Menendez remains jailed on Medicare charges

April 15, 2015

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A Florida doctor charged in a political corruption case along with New Jersey Sen. Robert Menendez will remain in jail while his lawyers try to negotiate his bond. more »»

 
 
 

 

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