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  • Police seek gunman, motive in LA family shooting

    DOWNEY, Calif. (AP) — As police searched for a gunman who killed three people and critically wounded two others in suburban Los Angeles, friends and neighbors of the family targeted …


  • Imprisoned detective may pose risk to star clients

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Four years after a private eye went to prison for wiretapping phones of the rich and famous on behalf of celebrities and Hollywood heavyweights, his clients …


  • Police: Local teen arrested in Colo. girl’s death

    WESTMINSTER, Colo. (AP) — A teenager who lived just a mile from a 10-year-old Colorado girl who was abducted and killed earlier this month has been arrested in her death, …


  • Police: Teen arrested in killing of Colorado girl

    WESTMINSTER, Colo. (AP) — A teenage boy who lived just a mile from a 10-year-old Colorado girl who was abducted and killed earlier this month has been arrested in her …


  • State officials find problems at Mass. pharmacy

    BOSTON (AP) — Water from a leaking boiler collected just outside a room that was supposed to be sterile. Floor mats used by technicians were filled with dirt and debris. …


  • Police link Colo. girl’s killing to jogger attack

    WESTMINSTER, Colo. (AP) — Police said Tuesday the abduction and killing of a 10-year-old girl in suburban Denver this month is connected to a May kidnapping attempt in which a …


  • Decision soon on general’s demotion, punishment

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Demoting a four-star general for spending misconduct could be harsh and would force the officer to lose as much as $1 million in retirement pay, the Army’s …


  • Conflicting images emerge of NY terror suspect

    NEW YORK (AP) — At the Missouri college where Quazi Mohammad Rezwanul Ahsan Nafis enrolled, a classmate said he often remarked that true Muslims don’t believe in violence. That image …


  • Investigators probe shooting at US-Canada border

    SEATTLE (AP) — Investigators are learning more about the 32-year-old Washington state tattoo artist who wounded an unarmed Canadian border guard and then killed himself — but they’re still trying …


  • Stepdad: Border guard shooter sent text to mother

    SEATTLE (AP) — An unarmed Canadian border guard shot in her booth at a busy U.S.-Canada crossing north of Seattle was on her way to a full recovery Wednesday as …


  • Officials: Shot Canadian border guard to recover

    SEATTLE (AP) — An unarmed Canadian border guard shot in her booth at a busy U.S.-Canada crossing north of Seattle was on her way to a full recovery Wednesday as …


  • Officials seek motive in US-Canada border shooting

    SEATTLE (AP) — A Canadian border guard shot in her booth at a busy U.S.-Canada crossing north of Seattle remained hospitalized in stable condition Wednesday as investigators worked to determine …


  • Motive still unclear in US-Canada border shooting

    SEATTLE (AP) — A Canadian border guard shot in her booth at a busy U.S.-Canada crossing north of Seattle remained hospitalized in stable condition Wednesday as investigators worked to determine …


  • LA County assessor arrested in corruption case

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles County assessor John Noguez, a top aide and a campaign contributor were arrested Wednesday as part of an investigation into influence peddling and slashing …


  • Thousands mourn slain Colo. girl; police seek help

    ARVADA, Colo. (AP) — More than 2,000 family members, friends, neighbors and others remembered a 10-year-old girl who was abducted on her way to school in a Denver suburb and …


  • More than 2,000 attend slain Colo. girl’s memorial

    ARVADA, Colo. (AP) — More than 2,000 family members, friends, neighbors and others gathered Tuesday to remember a 10-year-old suburban Denver girl who was abducted on her way to school …


  • Hundreds expected at memorial for slain Colo. girl

    DENVER (AP) — Hundreds of friends, family and community members will gather Tuesday to remember a 10-year-old Colorado girl who was abducted on her way to school and killed. Even …


  • Memorial service scheduled for slain Colo. girl

    DENVER (AP) — Hundreds are set to attend a public memorial service Tuesday for a 10-year-old Colorado girl as the search for her abductor continues. Multiple agencies are checking every …


  • Police probe Texas agency in case where child died

    LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Police have launched a rare investigation of the Texas child protection agency after a 22-month-old girl died and her mother claimed her military husband’s deployment overseas …


  • Source: Mexican teen killed by US BP agent

    PHOENIX (AP) — A U.S. Border Patrol agent opened fire on a group of people throwing rocks from across the Mexican border, killing a teenage boy and eliciting outrage from …


  • FBI seeks help in finding missing Colorado girl

    WESTMINSTER, Colo. (AP) — Authorities looking for a missing 10-year-old Colorado girl are asking the public for help finding who apparently kidnapped her, a day after a body was found …


  • Police: Search continues for missing Colorado girl

    WESTMINSTER, Colo. (AP) — Colorado police looking for a 10-year-old girl who disappeared on her walk to school have found a body in a park, but are not saying whether …


  • Feds: Man arrested at LA airport not cooperating

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man arrested at Los Angeles International Airport wearing a bulletproof vest and flame-resistant pants is not cooperating with federal officials working to discover why he …


  • Gov’t warns motorists about counterfeit air bags

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Car owners whose air bags have been replaced in the past three years may have had dangerous counterfeit bags installed, the Obama administration warned Wednesday. Only 0.1 …


  • Idaho dairy workers charged with animal cruelty

    BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Three former dairy workers with Idaho’s largest dairy operation have been charged with misdemeanor animal cruelty after undercover video shot by an animal rights group showed …


  • Texas mother charged in deaths of 2 infant sons

    HOUSTON (AP) — A Texas woman pregnant with her fourth child has been charged in the deaths of her two infant sons in 2011 and earlier this year, police said …


  • Detroit police chief steps down amid sex probe

    DETROIT (AP) — Detroit’s police chief stepped down Monday after a week of embarrassing revelations about a sexual relationship with a subordinate, forcing the city to search for a fifth …


  • FBI: Friendly fire likely in border shootings

    PHOENIX (AP) — A preliminary investigation has found friendly fire likely was to blame in a shooting that killed one federal agent and wounded another along the Arizona-Mexico border, the …


  • Union boss: Friendly fire possibility in shooting

    PHOENIX (AP) — The shooting of two U.S. Border Patrol agents near the Arizona-Mexico border may have been a case of friendly fire, a union chief for border agents and …


  • AP sources: Possible friendly fire in shootings

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI is investigating the possibility that the fatal shooting of a U.S. border patrol agent and the wounding of another was a case of friendly fire, …


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