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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

Officer cleared of all charges in Freddie Gray case
BALTIMORE (AP) -- Prosecutors failed for the second time in their bid to hold Baltimore police accountable for the arrest and death of Freddie Gray when an officer was acquitted Monday in the racially charged case that triggered riots a year ago.... 5/23/2016 9:40 PM

Mother of slain officer wishes police got more respect
BOSTON (AP) -- The mother of a Massachusetts police officer who was shot dead during a weekend traffic stop says she wishes police got more respect. Sharon Tarentino's comments come as she prepares to bury her son later this week.... 5/24/2016 5:02 AM

San Francisco to consider immigrant sanctuary protections
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- San Francisco officials plan to take another run at clarifying sanctuary protections for people who are in the country illegally, a policy that landed the city in national hot water last year when a Mexican man shot and killed a woman walking along a waterfront pier.... 5/24/2016 6:08 AM

Many Vietnam vets say they support lifting of arms embargo
CHICAGO (AP) -- The way Terry Neilen sees it, lifting the ban on U.S. arms sales to Vietnam makes sense in the face of China's growing influence in the region.... 5/24/2016 2:07 AM

Supreme Court upends all-white jury verdict, death sentence
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Supreme Court upended the conviction and death sentence of a black Georgia man Monday because prosecutors violated the Constitution by excluding African-Americans from the all-white jury that determined his fate.... 5/23/2016 5:31 PM

School threats could be latest in school "swatting"
DENVER (AP) -- Threats made against schools across the United States led to the evacuation of students Monday in what could be the latest example of so-called "swatting" against schools.... 5/23/2016 11:46 PM

Cosby due in court in Pennsylvania sex-assault case
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Bill Cosby is due in Pennsylvania court Tuesday morning for a key hearing in his criminal sex-assault case.... 5/24/2016 4:52 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

Refugees and scholars: Colleges offer war-torn a route to US
BOSTON (AP) -- Colleges in the U.S. are opening their doors - and their financial aid - to Syrian refugees.... 5/24/2016 4:29 AM

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