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DOJ: Ex-CIA chief admits mishandling classified information
David Petraeus, the former CIA director and top Army general whose affair with his biographer brought down what many considered a bright political future, has agreed to plead guilty to mishandling classified materials.... 3/3/2015 5:10 PM

Body-camera maker has financial ties to police chiefs
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) -- Taser International, the stun-gun maker emerging as a leading supplier of body cameras for police, has cultivated financial ties to police chiefs whose departments have bought the recording devices, raising a host of conflict-of-interest questions.... 3/3/2015 1:55 PM

Timeline details ties between Fort Worth police chief, Taser
Then-Fort Worth Police Chief Jeffrey Halstead and Taser International had a close relationship before and after the city signed a contract to purchase body cameras last year. Email communications and travel expense reports obtained by The Associated Press through a state open records request show how Halstead kept the company informed as he lobbied for the contract internally and accepted travel to events paid for by the company in the following months:... 3/3/2015 2:09 PM

Concerns over drug prompt delay of Georgia woman's execution
JACKSON, Ga. (AP) -- Citing concerns about the drug to be used in a lethal injection, corrections officials in Georgia postponed the execution of the state's only female death row inmate for the second time in a week.... 3/3/2015 9:38 AM

Drew Peterson pleads not guilty in murder-for-hire plot
CHESTER, Ill. (AP) -- A former suburban Chicago police officer convicted of killing his third wife and suspected in his fourth wife's disappearance has pleaded not guilty to trying to hire someone to kill the prosecutor who helped put him in prison.... 3/3/2015 5:27 PM

Nitrogen gas executions approved by Oklahoma House
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Oklahoma would become the first state to allow the execution of death row inmates using nitrogen gas under a bill overwhelmingly approved on Tuesday by the House of Representatives.... 3/3/2015 5:35 PM

Airlines move to better track planes a year after Flight 370
NEW YORK (AP) -- At 656,000 pounds fully loaded and the length of six school buses, the Boeing 777-200ER is hard to miss.... 3/3/2015 7:36 AM

Ex-Rhode Island speaker to plead guilty to federal charges
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -- Former House Speaker Gordon Fox was charged and agreed to plead guilty to bribery, wire fraud and filing a false tax return following an investigation that included a dramatic federal raid on the Statehouse, according to court documents unsealed Tuesday.... 3/3/2015 5:08 PM

For marathoners, the road to Boston is caked in snow and ice
BOSTON (AP) -- "Bam! Bam! Bam!" That's the sickening thud Becca Pizzi says runners make when they're out training for the Boston Marathon and bite the dust.... 3/3/2015 6:16 AM

Agents target industry helping Chinese women have US babies
IRVINE, Calif. (AP) -- Federal agents raided more than a dozen homes Tuesday in a crackdown on an industry that helps wealthy, pregnant Chinese women travel to the U.S. to give birth to American babies.... 3/3/2015 5:07 PM

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