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Riot, looting prompt state of emergency, curfew in Baltimore
BALTIMORE (AP) -- Rioters plunged part of Baltimore into chaos Monday, torching a pharmacy, setting police cars ablaze and throwing bricks at officers hours after thousands mourned the man who died from a severe spinal injury he suffered in police custody.... 4/28/2015 12:56 AM

AP PHOTOS: Riots hit Baltimore after Freddie Gray funeral
BALTIMORE (AP) -- A CVS store set ablaze. People looting shops and hurling rocks and bricks at police. The smell of burned rubber in one neighborhood where youths looted a liquor store.... 4/28/2015 1:42 AM

'Batman' trial tries to look inside Colorado shooter's mind
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) -- Two versions of the unstable mind of James Holmes were presented to a jury Monday as lawyers revealed many more details about his conversion from a promising grad student to a gunman capable of opening fire on hundreds of unsuspecting moviegoers at a "Batman" premiere.... 4/28/2015 12:54 AM

The Latest: Courthouse empties after Day 1 of Holmes trial
5:55 p.m. (MDT)... 4/28/2015 12:12 AM

GOP defense budget challenges Obama on Ukraine, Guantanamo
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The GOP chairman of the House Armed Service Committee on Monday recommended a $604 billion defense budget for 2016 that challenges the White House because it includes lethal weapons for Ukraine, makes it harder for the president to empty the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay and restores funding for the A-10 fleet.... 4/28/2015 12:35 AM

`Good kid': Lawyer pleads for Boston Marathon bomber's life
BOSTON (AP) -- Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's lawyers pleaded with a jury Monday to spare his life, portraying him as "a good kid" who was led down the path to terrorism by his increasingly fanatical older brother.... 4/27/2015 10:40 PM

Miller says he will plead guilty in Jewish site shootings
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- A white supremacist accused of killing three people at two Jewish centers in Kansas says he plans to plead guilty to capital murder to avoid a lengthy trial because of his failing health.... 4/28/2015 1:07 AM

Teacher says he ran toward gunfire like anyone else would
SEATTLE (AP) -- A popular teacher being hailed as a hero for tackling a 16-year-old shooter inside a Washington state high school said he did what any other U.S. educator would do: He ran toward the gunfire instead of away from it.... 4/27/2015 11:31 PM

Woman convicted of murder after young daughter disappeared
PHOENIX (AP) -- An Arizona mother was convicted of first-degree murder and child abuse Monday in the death of her 5-year-old daughter, who prosecutors said was beaten, neglected and confined to a closet before being dumped in a trash bin in 2011.... 4/28/2015 12:42 AM



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