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Accused Texas gunman was former target of FBI terror probe
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A man whose social media presence was being scrutinized by federal authorities was one of two suspects in a shooting at a Texas cartoon contest featuring images of the Muslim Prophet Muhammad, and the Islamic State group on Tuesday claimed responsibility for the attack.... 5/5/2015 1:10 PM

Reforming Baltimore police will be expensive, costly
BALTIMORE (AP) -- Months before Freddie Gray died of the broken neck he suffered during what Baltimore's top prosecutor called an illegal arrest, the city's mayor and police commissioner said the department needed reform and asked the Justice Department for help reviewing officer misconduct.... 5/5/2015 8:33 AM

Baltimore police: Man arrested near scene of recent riots
BALTIMORE (AP) -- Days after riots crippled Baltimore, tensions again escalated Monday after police said they arrested a man who appeared to be armed. The arrest drew a crowd of protesters who chanted, "Black community, control the police!"... 5/5/2015 1:11 AM

Boston Marathon bomber shows emotion for 1st time at trial
BOSTON (AP) -- For the first time since his trial began four months ago, Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev dropped his blank, impassive demeanor and showed emotion as his Russian aunt sobbed uncontrollably and had to leave the witness stand.... 5/5/2015 5:58 AM

NYPD officer with promising career dies from gunshot wound
NEW YORK (AP) -- Officer Brian Moore, the son, nephew and cousin of police officers, had already started carving out a promising career for himself at the New York Police Department, making more than 150 arrests and earning service medals in less than five years on the job.... 5/5/2015 5:35 AM

Remote home of leprosy patients could open door wider
HONOLULU (AP) -- A remote peninsula that has been the home of leprosy patients since the 19th century could be opened more fully to the public as the last remaining residents near the end of their lives.... 5/5/2015 11:58 AM

Jurors see video of theater shooter asking if kids were hurt
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) -- Jurors in the Colorado theater shooting trial got their first look at a video recording of gunman James Holmes asking detectives, "There weren't any children hurt, were there?"... 5/5/2015 6:05 AM

Cleanup of Superfund town would leave some asbestos behind
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- A long-delayed cleanup proposal for a Montana community where thousands have been sickened by asbestos exposure would leave the dangerous material inside some houses rather than remove it, as government officials seek to wind down an effort that has lasted more than 15 years and cost $540 million.... 5/5/2015 5:28 AM

Lawyers to make final arguments in Cleveland officer's trial
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Attorneys are scheduled to make their closing arguments Tuesday in the trial of a Cleveland patrolman charged in the deaths of two unarmed people in a 137-shot barrage of police gunfire.... 5/5/2015 10:54 AM

Canada tries to stop release of ex-Gitmo inmate Omar Khadr
EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) -- The Canadian government was in court Tuesday morning seeking to block the release on bail of a former Guantanamo Bay inmate while he appeals his conviction for war crimes in the United States.... 5/5/2015 12:45 PM



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