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Ohio cop indicted on murder charge in traffic-stop shooting
CINCINNATI (AP) -- A University of Cincinnati officer who shot a motorist during a traffic stop over a missing front license plate has been indicted on murder charges, a prosecutor said Wednesday, adding that the officer "purposely killed him" and "should never have been a police officer."... 7/29/2015 6:09 PM

Colorado theater shooter's dad saw wide-eyed smirk before
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) -- James Holmes came home on winter break from graduate school looking haggard and making odd facial expressions, but his father didn't suspect at the time that he was descending into mental illness.... 7/29/2015 6:09 PM

Man accused in lion death says he thought hunt was legal
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) -- A Minnesota dentist who went on a guided bow hunting trip for big game in Zimbabwe said that he had no idea the lion he killed was protected and that he relied on the expertise of his local guides to ensure the hunt was legal.... 7/29/2015 11:08 AM

New York prison worker: I got 'caught up' in escape plot
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (AP) -- A prison worker who got "caught up in the fantasy" of a breakout planned by two killers told investigators she performed sex acts with one of the men and took naked photos of herself for the other.... 7/29/2015 12:00 PM

Prosecutors charge teen as adult in death of 8-year-old
SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) -- Prosecutors said Wednesday they have charged a 15-year-old boy as an adult in the death of an 8-year-old girl in an artists complex in a California beach town.... 7/29/2015 6:18 PM

Texas AG: Office has received more Planned Parenthood videos
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton said Wednesday that his office has received video taken in a Planned Parenthood clinic he says is consistent with other stealthily recorded footage that has Republicans again taking on the biggest abortion provider in the U.S.... 7/29/2015 6:30 PM

Coast Guard official: Search for teens is 'active and open'
TEQUESTA, Fla. (AP) -- Coast Guard and state officials visited the Florida home of one of two missing teenage boaters Wednesday, and a spokesman told news reporters the search for the boys is still "active and open."... 7/29/2015 6:06 PM

1 dead, 10 injured as church van crashes into train in Ohio
CINCINNATI (AP) -- A van carrying vacation Bible school students crashed through a crossing gate into the side of a freight train at a southwest Ohio rail crossing, killing an adult passenger and injuring nine children and the driver, authorities said Wednesday.... 7/29/2015 4:29 PM

Immigrants, poor fish for their dinner, unaware of mercury
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- It's midday and the white bucket balanced on the rocky shore at Mountha Uppasay's feet holds five or six white bass, moving sluggishly in the water she scooped from the Des Moines River.... 7/29/2015 7:50 AM

University president offended by bias-free language guide
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) -- The president of the University of New Hampshire said Wednesday he is troubled and offended by many parts of a "bias-free language guide" posted on the school's website, particularly a suggestion that using the word "American" is problematic because it fails to recognize South America.... 7/29/2015 6:35 PM



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