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Woman wishes she could have saved son killed by police

February 25, 2015

KENNEWICK, Wash. (AP) — When Agapita Montes-Rivera first watched the video of her son being gunned down by police in Washington state, she rushed to the TV set in a futile effort to help him. more »»

Without hate crime, US limited in prosecuting Zimmerman

February 25, 2015

MIAMI (AP) — The Justice Department's decision to not prosecute a civilian neighborhood watch volunteer for a hate crime in the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager is not necessarily a... more »»

FAA: Southwest for now can use planes that missed inspection

February 25, 2015

DALLAS (AP) — Federal officials have agreed to let Southwest Airlines Co. keep flying planes that missed an inspection of a backup rudder system if the planes are checked in the next five days. more »»

Expert: Alzheimer's beating shows disease's unpredictability

February 25, 2015

DENVER (AP) — Mental health experts say the case of an 87-year-old Alzheimer's patient suspected of killing his roommate at an assisted living facility in suburban Denver is rare and shows the... more »»

4 Wesleyan students arrested in Molly drug hospitalizations

February 25, 2015

MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (AP) — Four Wesleyan University students were arrested Tuesday in connection with about a dozen hospitalizations among people who took a party drug known as Molly. more »»

Dueling photos take center stage as Arias case nears end

February 25, 2015

PHOENIX (AP) — The long-running effort by prosecutors to punish Jodi Arias for killing her lover nearly seven years ago is drawing to a close. more »»

New England wildlife also suffering through tough winter

February 25, 2015

GRAFTON, Mass. (AP) — New England's epic snowfalls haven't just made life miserable for humans: animals are suffering, too. more »»

New Jersey Democrats balk at Christie's budget proposals

February 25, 2015

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie's $33. more »»

More subway delays ahead if NYC can't fund transit budget

February 25, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — It's an ominous refrain, repeated endlessly in the same automated monotone: "Ladies and gentlemen, we are delayed because of train traffic ahead of us. more »»

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel forced into April runoff election

February 25, 2015

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel failed to capture a majority of the vote Tuesday in his bid for a second term, an embarrassment for the former White House chief of staff who now faces a... more »»

Justice Dept.: No federal charges in Trayvon Martin death

February 25, 2015

MIAMI (AP) — George Zimmerman, the former neighborhood watch volunteer who fatally shot Trayvon Martin in a 2012 confrontation with the teenager, will not face federal charges, the Justice... more »»

Southwest grounding 128 planes over missed inspections

February 25, 2015

DALLAS (AP) — Southwest Airlines Co. says it has grounded 128 planes after failing to inspect backup hydraulic systems used to control the rudder if the main system fails. more »»

Man convicted in deaths of 'American Sniper' author, friend

February 25, 2015

STEPHENVILLE, Texas (AP) — A former Marine was convicted Tuesday in the deaths of "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle and another man at a shooting range two years ago, as jurors rejected defense... more »»

AP PHOTOS: Manhattan ringed by ice

February 25, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — The freezing temperatures that have plagued much of the eastern U.S. haven't spared New York City. The waterways around the island of Manhattan are filled with ice. more »»

No relief: More cold, snow, ice, wintry mix for much of US

February 25, 2015

A wide swath of the country shivered in freezing, record-breaking temperatures while other areas saw more winter precipitation Tuesda. more »»

More cold, snow, ice, wintry mix expected Wednesday

February 25, 2015

States of emergencies have already been declared and schools have already been closed ahead of wintry weather mix that is expected to continue to batter a wide swath of the country on Wednesday. more »»

Chicago Mayor Emanuel struggling to avoid April runoff

February 25, 2015

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel appeared headed to a potentially embarrassing April runoff Tuesday after voters weighed his record on school closings, crime and jobs in deciding whether... more »»

Alaska quietly becomes 3rd state to legalize marijuana

February 25, 2015

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Alaska on Tuesday became the third U.S. state to legalize marijuana. more »»

 
 
 

 

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