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Each death in Baltimore makes mistrust harder to overcome
BALTIMORE (AP) -- Baltimore's mayor and police commissioner came in making big promises to the inner-city residents and police who spent decades staring each other down in neighborhoods ravaged by crack and heroin. But with each death of a black man in custody, their efforts to overcome mistrust have hit hard walls of skepticism and outrage.... 4/25/2015 3:12 PM

Protests in Baltimore over man's death in police custody
BALTIMORE (AP) -- Protesters who've been holding near-daily demonstrations this week over the death of Freddie Gray are promising their biggest march yet a day after the Baltimore Police Department acknowledged that it failed to get him the medical attention he needed after his arrest.... 4/25/2015 12:51 PM

2009 memo describes concerns about Oklahoma reserve deputy
TULSA, Okla. (AP) -- Several members of an Oklahoma sheriff's department raised serious concerns years ago about the performance and training of a volunteer deputy now charged in the fatal shooting of a restrained suspect, according to a report released by lawyers for the dead man's family.... 4/25/2015 12:38 PM

Questions after Indiana school stage collapse injures 16
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- The superintendent of an Indiana school district where a stage collapsed, injuring 16 high school students when they plunged into an orchestra pit, said Friday that the section that gave way was only a few years old, but it's unclear whether it was ever subject to inspection.... 4/25/2015 11:18 AM

Flight runs into pressurization issues, passengers evaluated
DENVER (AP) -- Officials say a Southwest Airlines flight traveling from Las Vegas to Milwaukee was diverted to Denver Friday night after reporting "pressurization issues."... 4/25/2015 5:44 AM

Public boarding school _ the way to solve educational ills?
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- Buffalo's chronically struggling school system is considering an idea gaining momentum in other cities: public boarding schools that put round-the-clock attention on students and away from such daunting problems as poverty, troubled homes and truancy.... 4/25/2015 3:23 PM

Hawaii poised to become 1st state to raise smoking age to 21
HONOLULU (AP) -- A bill that would make Hawaii the first state to raise the legal smoking age to 21 cleared the Legislature on Friday and is headed to the governor.... 4/25/2015 2:49 AM

Women held captive in Ohio home for decade release a memoir
NEW YORK (AP) -- When Amanda Berry's toddler daughter had night terrors and started screaming and running around the room, Berry couldn't always get to her - because she was chained and couldn't move that far.... 4/24/2015 2:47 PM

Starbucks stores reopen Saturday after computer glitch
SEATTLE (AP) -- Starbucks is back in business early Saturday after a computer outage forced thousands of its stores to close early the night before.... 4/25/2015 2:51 PM

As theater shooting trial opens, gun debate dwindles
DENVER (AP) -- When a gunman opened fire inside a packed movie theater in July 2012, killing 12 and injuring 70, it did more than spread fear and heartbreak across the Denver suburbs. It helped revive the national debate over gun control.... 4/25/2015 3:25 PM



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