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Grand jury indicts 6 officers in death of Freddie Gray
BALTIMORE (AP) -- A grand jury's decision to indict all six officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray, who died of injuries suffered in police custody, allows the state's attorney to press ahead with the most serious charges despite criticism that she was part of an "overzealous prosecution."...
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10 Things to Know for Today
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:...
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Suspect in killings of wealthy DC family arrested
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Authorities have arrested an ex-convict who was accused in the killings of a wealthy Washington family and their housekeeper....
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Results due for investigation of deadly California bus crash
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- More than a year after a fiery wreck between a FedEx semi-truck and a charter bus killed 10, including five high school students, authorities are expected to address the biggest remaining question on Friday: What caused the crash?...
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Transgender California inmate left in limbo on surgery
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- An unusual confluence of events means it could be months before a transgender California inmate knows if she will have the sex reassignment surgery that she says is critical to her mental health....
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Hundreds protest Wash. police wounding of 2 unarmed suspects
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) -- Hundreds marched peacefully in Washington state's capital city to protest a police shooting that wounded two unarmed stepbrothers suspected of trying to steal beer from a grocery store....
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Quotations in the News
"When a train derails on a speed-limited curve, there is one inescapable conclusion: The train was speeding. We look forward to deposing the memory-impaired engineer as to what he remembers happening." - Defense lawyer Robert Mongeluzzi on Amtrak engineer Brandon Bostian, who was operating the train that derailed in Philadelphia earlier this month....
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Fla. mom jailed in son's circumcision case due before judge
DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- A Florida woman who has been jailed for a week after fleeing with her son to keep him from being circumcised is due back in court....
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5 things to know as Pyrex brand marks 100th year
CORNING, N.Y. (AP) -- Pyrex cookware has been around for 100 years, ever since creator Corning Glass Works determined the heat-resistant glass used for rugged railroad lanterns also made a lovely sponge cake....
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Cleveland calmly awaits decisions in 3 killings by police
CLEVELAND (AP) -- For Cleveland's maligned police department, the barrage began with a car chase that ended when officers fired 137 rounds and killed two unarmed black people....
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Prosecutors: Minnesota men who tried to join IS made threats
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- One Minnesota man accused of trying to travel to Syria to join the Islamic State group told an informant he'd kill FBI agents if they tried to stop him, while another told friends he'd "spit on America" at the U.S.-Mexico border, according to a document filed Thursday by prosecutors....
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Armed elderly woman engages California deputies in standoff
CALABASAS, Calif. (AP) -- Authorities are trying to subdue an armed elderly woman who has barricaded herself at a Southern California mobile home park for most of the day and shot at a police robot....
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Honolulu mayor vetoes expanded sit-lie ban
HONOLULU (AP) -- Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell has vetoed a bill that would have expanded the city's ban on sitting and lying down on sidewalks....
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Parishioners appealing judge's order to vacate closed church
BOSTON (AP) -- For nearly 11 years now, parishioners have protested the closing of their church on the Massachusetts seacoast, keeping round-the-clock vigil there and holding Sunday services even though the Roman Catholic Church has de-consecrated the sanctuary....
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Prosecutors would face high bar in filing Amtrak charges
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The Amtrak engineer at the controls of a train that derailed in Philadelphia, killing eight people, remains the focus of an inquiry by federal transportation safety investigators. But a second probe could prove more personally devastating: Prosecutors are trying to determine if he committed a crime....
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