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Georgia law giving police grand jury access may face change
ATLANTA (AP) -- After a naked, mentally ill black veteran was shot dead by a white police officer last March in an Atlanta suburb, the officer was allowed a privilege ordinary citizens don't get, and even police officers don't get anywhere except in Georgia: He sat in on the grand jury session considering the shooting and addressed the grand jurors without facing cross-examination....
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US senator calls for investigation of cruise ship in storm
MIAMI (AP) -- Federal transportation officials might soon be looking into a Royal Caribbean cruise ship that ran into high winds and rough seas in the Atlantic Ocean over the weekend....
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Man accused in Milwaukee mass shooting plot to be arraigned
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- A man accused of plotting to attack a Milwaukee Masonic temple in the name of Islam is due to appear in federal court....
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Closings set in NYC cop's trial in deadly stairwell shooting
NEW YORK (AP) -- The rookie police officer who shot an unarmed man in a dark public housing stairwell says what happened was a deadly accident. Prosecutors call it manslaughter and say he acted recklessly and then did little to help the dying man....
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New England mops up as snow falls on East Coast
BOSTON (AP) -- A wind-driven winter storm that brought blizzard conditions to Cape Cod and dropped several inches of snow on southeastern Massachusetts is expected to bring snow to other parts of the East Coast....
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Residents displaced by gas leak get more time to return
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Los Angeles residents displaced by a massive, 15-week natural gas leak will have more time to return to their homes once the well is plugged, under an agreement announced Monday between city officials and Southern California Gas Co....
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10 Things to Know for Tuesday
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday:...
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Police: Bus driver didn't use brake before fatal accident
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- The driver of a school bus that struck and killed an Indianapolis elementary school principal had left the driver's seat without putting on the parking brake, according to an Indianapolis police report made available Monday....
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Experts tell panel why gas is so expensive in California
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- Gouging by oil companies could be one reason California drivers pay about 76 cents more for a gallon of regular gas than motorists elsewhere in the nation, a state government panel was told Monday....
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Remaining occupiers release defiant videos mocking FBI
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- The last four occupiers of an Oregon wildlife refuge have posted a series of defiant videos in which one of them calls FBI agents losers, shows a defensive perimeter they have built and takes a joyride in a government vehicle....
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Woman gets jail for group attack on gay Philadelphia couple
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A suburban police chief's daughter began serving five to 10 months in jail on Monday for a group attack on a gay couple that prompted Philadelphia to add sexual orientation to its hate crime laws....
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Firefighters battling grass fires across central Oklahoma
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) -- Firefighters are battling wind-blown grass fires across central Oklahoma, including a fire that has forced partial closure of a busy turnpike....
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Inmate recaptured after mistaken release in Los Angeles
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A murder suspect who was mistakenly released from a Los Angeles County jail last month was recaptured Monday in Nevada, authorities said....
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Lead contamination of Flint water draws multiple lawsuits
DETROIT (AP) -- One lawsuit seeks to replace lead-leaching water lines at no cost to customers. Another seeks money for thousands of Flint residents who unwittingly drank toxic water. A third complaint has been filed on behalf of people with Legionnaires' disease....
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Police: Off-duty Memphis officer shoots intruder at home
SOUTHAVEN, Miss. (AP) -- Police in Memphis, Tennessee, say one of their off-duty officers has shot a person at his home in the nearby Mississippi city of Southaven....
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