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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

Execution of Georgia woman postponed; problem with drug
JACKSON, Ga. (AP) -- Georgia postponed its first execution of a woman in 70 years late Monday because of concerns about the drug to be used in the lethal injection.... 3/3/2015 5:38 AM

New Mexico students join others in nation against new tests
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- New assessment tests that have angered parents and teachers across the nation prompted walkouts Monday by hundreds of high school students in New Mexico who had been set to take the exams.... 3/3/2015 12:24 AM

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

Snowy Boston starts removing parking-space savers
BOSTON (AP) -- Bostonians have another reason to be steamed about this winter of epic snow: The city is starting to remove the lawn chairs, milk crates, coolers and other stuff that people put on the street to reserve the parking spaces they've dug out.... 3/2/2015 10:39 PM

Nurse who survived Ebola sues Dallas hospital system
DALLAS (AP) -- The Dallas hospital that treated the first patient to be diagnosed in the U.S. with Ebola lied to Congress when it said its staff was trained to handle the deadly virus, a nurse who contracted the disease contends in a lawsuit filed Monday.... 3/2/2015 11:20 PM

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

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

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

Cleveland leaders apologize over blaming boy for own death
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Cleveland's mayor apologized on Monday after the city's lawyers suggested in court documents that a 12-year-old boy who had a pellet gun when he was shot by police died as a result of his own actions.... 3/2/2015 10:52 PM



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