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Police kill 2 gunmen outside Muhammad cartoon event in Texas
GARLAND, Texas (AP) -- Police shot and killed two gunmen who opened fire on a security officer outside a suburban Dallas venue hosting a provocative contest for Prophet Muhammad cartoons, and a bomb squad searched the gunmen's vehicle as a precaution, authorities said.... 5/4/2015 11:12 AM

Things to know about the situation in Baltimore
Life is starting to return to normal in Baltimore after Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake lifted a city-wide curfew that was in effect for five nights. The curfew followed the riots and looting after the funeral last week of Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old black man who died after he was injured while in police custody. Early Monday, there were no reports of confrontations between protesters and police as there had been on previous nights.... 5/4/2015 8:28 AM

NYPD arrest retraining: 'Talking people into their cuffs'
NEW YORK (AP) -- Two New York City cops approach a gray sedan with a suspected drunken driver slumped over the wheel. They ask him to get out, and that's when the trouble begins.... 5/4/2015 6:29 AM

NYPD officer shot in the head remains critical but stable
NEW YORK (AP) -- An NYPD police officer was in critical but stable condition early Monday, two days after being shot in the head while sitting in an unmarked car in Queens.... 5/4/2015 11:43 AM

Survey: States spent heavily to clear winter snow and ice
BOSTON (AP) -- Winter's full fury arrived late in much of the country but once it did it was relentless, quickly exhausting snow removal budgets and pushing the resources of state transportation agencies to their limit as they fought to keep highways safe and passable, according to a first-of-its-kind survey.... 5/4/2015 7:40 AM

Bomber's Russian relatives to testify in marathon trial
BOSTON (AP) -- Russian relatives of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are expected to testify at his trial as his lawyers continue to make their case to spare his life.... 5/4/2015 6:48 AM

State police won't release dashcam video of officer shooting
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- When a white police officer in South Carolina chased a black man nine miles by car, then shot him to death in his driveway last year, the shooting apparently was captured on the officer's dashboard camera - a video that state police have steadfastly refused to release.... 5/3/2015 3:42 PM

NFL linebacker's case highlights rise of revenge porn laws
Amid a national push to punish jilted lovers and others who distribute racy photos, NFL linebacker Jermaine Cunningham will be the most recognizable defendant yet to face "revenge porn" charges when he appears in court Wednesday.... 5/4/2015 6:49 AM

Poverty edging into 2016 presidential race amid city unrest
WASHINGTON (AP) -- In a presidential campaign where candidates are jockeying to be champions of the middle class and asking wealthy people for money, the problems facing the poor are inching into the debate.... 5/4/2015 7:29 AM

Slain trooper's parents say they forgive suspected ambusher
TOBYHANNA, Pa. (AP) -- The parents of a slain Pennsylvania State Police trooper said Sunday they have forgiven his alleged killer and are relying on their deep faith to get them through the loss.... 5/4/2015 1:27 AM



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