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Man in wheelchair, left in sun at Florida nursing home, dies
PINELLAS PARK, Fla. (AP) -- A Florida nursing home is under investigation after the death of a man in a wheelchair who was left in the sun, where he suffered second-degree burns, blistering and symptoms of dehydration.... 5/3/2016 6:29 PM

Teacher sick-outs close most Detroit schools for a 2nd day
DETROIT (AP) -- Michigan lawmakers moved swiftly Tuesday to advance a $500 million plan to restructure Detroit public schools by creating a new district - a proposal designed to ease the concerns of teachers who closed the district for a second consecutive day by calling out sick.... 5/3/2016 7:46 PM

AP Exclusive: Dozens escaped from mental hospital since 2013
LAKEWOOD, Wash. (AP) -- When a man accused of torturing a woman to death broke out of Washington state's largest mental hospital with another patient in early April, officials called it a rare occurrence and cited only two other escapes in the past seven years.... 5/3/2016 4:24 PM

St. Louis jury awards $55M in Johnson & Johnson cancer suit
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Johnson & Johnson has been ordered to pay $55 million to a woman who claims its talcum powder caused her ovarian cancer, the second such judgment against the manufacturer in three months.... 5/3/2016 4:41 PM

Police begin wider body camera use after months of testing
BOSTON (AP) -- After months of testing, many of the nation's big-city police forces are planning to expand their use of body cameras by the summer, but the number of officers with such gear will still be relatively small, an Associated Press review found.... 5/3/2016 7:02 PM

Chicago: Students can access bathrooms by gender identity
CHICAGO (AP) -- Chicago Public Schools will allow transgender students and employees to use bathrooms and locker rooms corresponding to their gender identities, according to guidelines released Tuesday by the nation's third-largest school district.... 5/3/2016 7:30 PM

Funeral for 6 slain family members held in southern Ohio
WEST PORTSMOUTH, Ohio (AP) -- Black hearses carried six of the eight family members slain in southern Ohio to a hillside cemetery, where mourners crowded around blue tents shielding the caskets Tuesday.... 5/3/2016 7:52 PM

Lawyer says Kansas activist tried to intimidate doctor
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) -- An anti-abortion activist intended to intimidate a Wichita physician when she sent a letter suggesting someone might place an explosive under the doctor's car, a Justice Department lawyer told jurors in opening statements in her civil trial Tuesday.... 5/3/2016 6:47 PM

Good Samaritan killed trying to help wounded Texas woman
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- A young soldier shot and wounded his wife outside a Dallas-area store and then gunned down a father of three who grabbed his own gun and tried to make a citizen's arrest, authorities say.... 5/3/2016 8:07 PM

Video: Inmate shocked with stun gun 3 times before death
LILLINGTON, N.C. (AP) -- A jail inmate who was backing away from an officer was shocked with a stun gun three times and left alone for about 20 minutes in a padded cell where he died, according to a video released to a North Carolina newspaper.... 5/3/2016 3:59 PM

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