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The Latest: Cosby lawyers dissect accuser's statement
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- The Latest on Bill Cosby's preliminary hearing in his Pennsylvania sex-assault case (all times local):... 5/24/2016 3:12 PM

Officer cleared in black man's death, prosecutor criticized
BALTIMORE (AP) -- After two trials and no convictions, Baltimore's top prosecutor faces criticism that she moved too quickly to file charges against six officers in the case involving a 25-year-old black man who died a week after he was critically injured in police custody, triggering protests and riots a year ago.... 5/24/2016 12:23 PM

Smaller cities across US opening high-tech crime centers
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- Live video feeds from cameras across Hartford, Connecticut, light up a wall of flat-screen monitors in a high-tech room at the city's old police department, while computers take in data from license plate readers and a gunshot detection system.... 5/24/2016 4:24 AM

As Zika spreads, Florida town a study in bug-borne illness
RIO, Fla. (AP) -- A summer flu seemed to be sweeping through Rachel Heid's riverfront neighborhood. Pale and shaky, she left work with a fever. Neighbors had the same symptoms, and a contractor at her home felt so sick he went to the hospital.... 5/24/2016 7:53 AM

Hawaii could be first to put gun owners in federal database
HONOLULU (AP) -- Hawaii could become the first state in the United States to enter gun owners into an FBI database that will automatically notify police if an island resident is arrested anywhere else in the country.... 5/24/2016 10:42 AM

FBI: 2 agents wounded near Chicago; subject of warrant dead
PARK FOREST, Ill. (AP) -- The FBI says two of its agents were shot and wounded while trying to serve an arrest warrant at a suburban Chicago home, and that the man they were seeking there is dead.... 5/24/2016 3:19 PM

Skydiving plane catches fire, explodes in crash killing 5
HONOLULU (AP) -- A skydiving plane in Hawaii went up in flames just after takeoff and then exploded as it hit the ground, killing the pilot, two instructors and two tandem jumpers, fire officials and a witness said.... 5/24/2016 3:10 PM

Opening statements expected in 'Shield' actor murder trial
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Opening statements are expected to begin Tuesday in the murder trial of an actor who played a police officer in the television series "The Shield."... 5/24/2016 7:11 AM

Kicking the habit: Adult smoking rate in US is falling fast
NEW YORK (AP) -- The nation seems to be kicking its smoking habit faster than ever before.... 5/24/2016 4:32 AM

San Francisco to consider stricter immigrant protections
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- San Francisco officials plan to take another run at clarifying the progressive city's protections for people in the country illegally, a policy that led to national criticism last year when a Mexican man was accused of shooting and killing a woman walking along a waterfront pier.... 5/24/2016 3:44 PM

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