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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 6:37 AM

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 back in court in murder-for-hire plot
CHESTER, Ill. (AP) -- The former suburban Chicago police officer convicted of killing his third wife and suspected in his fourth spouse's disappearance is returning to court on charges of trying to hire someone to kill the prosecutor who helped put him in state prison.... 3/3/2015 12:49 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

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

Final jury to be chosen in Boston Marathon bombing trial
BOSTON (AP) -- Just one final step remains before a jury is seated in the federal death penalty trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv).... 3/3/2015 6:39 AM

Quality of health care focus of NYC jail oversight hearing
NEW YORK (AP) -- New York City lawmakers are taking a hard look at the quality of health care inmates receive at the Rikers Island jail complex and whether the city should renew a $126.6 million contract with a private health provider.... 3/3/2015 6:06 AM

DNA tool helping biologists find elusive or invasive species
BELLEVUE, Wash. (AP) -- When salmon, salamanders or other aquatic animals poop or shed skin cells, they leave behind traces of their DNA in the water, like clues left behind at a crime scene.... 3/3/2015 8:03 AM

3 officers in LA Skid Row death had training on mentally ill
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The three officers who fired their weapons in a videotaped struggle that left a homeless man dead were veterans of the beat on Los Angeles' downtrodden Skid Row who had special training to deal with the homeless and mentally ill, police leaders said.... 3/3/2015 8:16 AM

Mom convicted of killing son, 5, by poisoning him with salt
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) -- A woman who blogged for years about her son's constant health woes was convicted Monday of poisoning him to death by force-feeding heavy concentrations of sodium through his stomach tube.... 3/3/2015 2:37 AM

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