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Hunt for 3 suspects widens after Illinois officer's death
FOX LAKE, Ill. (AP) -- Authorities broadened the hunt Wednesday for three suspects wanted in the fatal shooting of a popular Illinois police officer, even as they acknowledged that they had no indication the men were still in the area where the slaying happened.... 9/2/2015 7:24 PM

A look at recent law enforcement deaths across the US
CHICAGO (AP) -- The killing of a veteran police officer northwest of Chicago is the latest in a string of recent law enforcement deaths. Lt. Charles Joseph Gliniewicz' death on Tuesday triggered a manhunt for three suspects around the small Illinois community where the 52-year-old officer worked. A look at some of the latest slayings and data on other officer killings:... 9/2/2015 7:21 PM

Parents seek halt to 48-year-old's gender reassignment
DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- A transgender woman whose parents went to court Wednesday to block her gender-reassignment surgery in Pennsylvania said she would rather die on the operating table than continue living with male anatomy.... 9/2/2015 7:01 PM

National parks seeing huge spikes in visitation this summer
GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. (AP) -- Visitors heading to the Grand Canyon lately know they are going to get two things when they arrive: breathtaking views and long waits, whether it is to get into the national park itself or to find a parking spot inside. A few frustrated tourists have even turned around and left.... 9/2/2015 6:50 PM

Oldest survivor of San Francisco earthquake of 1906 dies
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Ruth Newman was just a child living on an outlying ranch when the Great San Francisco Earthquake of 1906 struck, but her memory of that day never faded, her daughter said.... 9/2/2015 6:08 PM

Sheriff: Texas man killed by deputies appeared to hold knife
SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- The latest on Texas sheriff's deputies' fatal shooting of a man whose arms were raised. All times are local.... 9/2/2015 6:40 PM

AP Exclusive: Records show university's response to Holmes
DENVER (AP) -- More than a month before James Holmes' rampage on a Colorado movie theater, the head of his neuroscience graduate program called a campus police officer with alarming information: Holmes had told his psychiatrist that he wanted to kill people to make up for his failure in science.... 9/2/2015 6:49 PM

Wrongly convicted brothers each get $750K payout
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- Two brothers who falsely confessed under police interrogation to killing an 11-year-old girl were awarded $750,000 each in compensation for the three decades they spent behind bars - a stint that left one of them a broken man, according to his family.... 9/2/2015 6:16 PM

Clerk in gay marriage fight: 'A heaven or hell decision'
MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) -- Kim Davis sat in a church pew on a Sunday morning about four years ago, listening as the man in the pulpit preached of forgiveness and God's grace.... 9/2/2015 1:02 PM

Officer testifies against colleague at excessive force trial
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) -- A police officer didn't need to use a leg sweep to take down an Indian man because he didn't pose a threat, one of the officer's colleagues said Wednesday.... 9/2/2015 7:02 PM



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