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  • Prosecutor: No charges in church disturbance death

    1 day, 3 hours ago

    (AP) INDIAN LAKE, N.Y. (AP) — Churchgoers won't face any charges in the death of an armed man they restrained after he caused a violent disturbance during an upstate New York service, according to prosecutors. Jason's Berg's death, "although tragic, was ...

  • Police: 2 NYC cops shot in car, critically injured

    1 day, 3 hours ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities say two New York Police Department officers are in critical condition after being shot inside their patrol car, and the suspect is believed dead. Police say the shooting took place in Brooklyn's Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood on ...

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    1 day, 3 hours ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Police: 2 NYC officers critically hurt after being shot in patrol car, suspect believed dead.

  • AP Top U.S. News At 4:15 p.m. EST

    1 day, 3 hours ago

    (AP) Protesters: 'It's not the time' for more Cuba ties Bill Cosby's silence may be his best defense at this point Sony saga blends foreign intrigue, star wattage Crime in NYC drops even as tactics draw criticism Texas ranchers seeking alternative ...

  • President Obama's Hawaii vacation: Day 1

    1 day, 4 hours ago

    (AP) KAILUA, Hawaii (AP) — How President Barack Obama spent the first day of his holiday vacation in Hawaii on Saturday: — QUIET TIME AT HOME: Obama and the first family spent the morning at their vacation home in the breezy ...

  • Man kills self in police chase, injuring couple

    1 day, 4 hours ago

    (AP) SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — Police in northwest Louisiana say a man wanted in Oklahoma killed himself during a chase, causing his truck to hit a car and seriously injure a couple. Shreveport police Cpl. Breck Scott says the chase began ...

  • 4 teens die in fiery head-on crash in Pennsylvania

    1 day, 4 hours ago

    (AP) PALMERTON, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say four teens have died in a fiery head-on crash in Pennsylvania that left one car upside-down and another split in two. State troopers at the Lehighton barracks in Carbon County say the vehicles collided ...

  • 3 killed in car crash on way to Mexico funeral

    1 day, 4 hours ago

    (AP) LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities say three people were killed in a rollover crash in northern San Diego County while they were on their way to a funeral service in Mexico. City News Service reports that 25-year-old driver Jerson Duron, ...

  • Officials: Missing dog was dyed to deceive

    1 day, 5 hours ago

    (AP) SAN JACINTO, Calif. (AP) — Coco, a reddish-brown pit bull with white markings, went missing from her Southern California home on Thanksgiving. Nearly a month later, she was found and reunited with her owners — only, she's a different color. ...

  • Obama's Cuba moves reflect Florida political shift

    1 day, 5 hours ago

    (AP) TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — For decades, the politics of Cuba in Florida were simple: anything less than a hard line stance against Fidel Castro was a sure way to lose a race for office. President Barack Obama's surprise decision this ...

  • AP Top Headlines At 1:46 p.m. EST

    1 day, 6 hours ago

    (AP) Sony hacking case combines rare blend of international intrigue and Hollywood star power Young Cubans and Cuban-Americans contemplate a new future as governments establish ties North Korea wants joint investigation with US over Sony hacking to prove it's not involved ...

  • Officer kills teen who was attacked with machete

    1 day, 6 hours ago

    (AP) WILLOW CREEK, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a California Highway Patrol officer shot and killed a 17-year-old who attacked him with a machete. CHP Capt. Adam Jager said Friday that the officer stopped to help the boy, who had hit ...

  • Police: Man in elf costume charged with DWI

    1 day, 6 hours ago

    (AP) RIVERDALE, N.J. (AP) — Police say an elf on the sauce is facing drunk driving charges in New Jersey. Riverdale police tell ( ) that 23-year-old Brian Chellis was found passed out in a car early Friday morning wearing ...

  • Autopsy describes abuse by mayor before his death

    1 day, 7 hours ago

    (AP) LOS ANGELES (AP) — An autopsy report for a Southern California mayor who was shot to death by his wife includes detailed allegations of domestic abuse spanning two decades. The Los Angeles Times reports ( ) that the daughter of ...

  • AP Top News At 12:40 p.m. EST

    1 day, 7 hours ago

    (AP) N. Korea proposes joint probe over Sony hacking Cubans imprisoned in US appear before parliament Human rights in spotlight after US-Cuba deal Burying the dead after Pakistan's school massacre After turbulent year, Obama aims for quiet Hawaii getaway Immigrants build ...

  • Cuba protests planned in Miami, but turnout unclear

    1 day, 8 hours ago

    (AP) MIAMI (AP) — A Cuban opposition leader from the island is expected to open a protest in Miami against President Barack Obama's plan to normalize relations with the Castro government. Activist Jorge Luis Garcia Perez, known as Antunez, is scheduled ...

  • More crime lows in NYC despite rising complaints

    1 day, 8 hours ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Low-level arrests remained steady and crime continues to fall even while the NYPD is grappling with its image. Final tallies for 2014 could carry even more weight this year as Police Commissioner William Bratton and Mayor ...

  • Immigrants build document trails to remain in US

    1 day, 9 hours ago

    (AP) SAN DIEGO (AP) — The search for documents is on for immigrants who may qualify for a work permit and reprieve from deportation under measures President Barack Obama announced last month. Applicants must prove they were in the country continuously ...

  • Megabus crashes on I-65 in southern Indiana

    1 day, 10 hours ago

    (AP) SEYMOUR, Ind. (AP) — A Megabus headed for Atlanta crashed Saturday morning on Interstate 65 in southern Indiana, authorities said, and some injuries were reported. The bus rolled over about 5:30 a.m. Saturday on I-65 near Seymour, Indiana State Police ...

  • AP Top U.S. News At 7:40 a.m. EST

    1 day, 12 hours ago

    (AP) Obama's Cuba switch forces exile groups to adapt Cuban cigar boom? Not yet, stores and customers say Supreme Court won't stop gay marriages in Florida Theater shooter's parents plead for his life Tick-tock: Tips for last-minute shoppers New York mayor ...

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