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Police in Illinois hunt for 3 suspects after officer killed
FOX LAKE, Ill. (AP) -- Police with helicopters, dogs and armed with rifles were conducting a massive manhunt in northern Illinois Tuesday after an officer was shot and killed while pursuing a group of suspicious men.... 9/1/2015 6:00 PM

Federal judge orders Kentucky clerk and her staff to court
MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) -- A county clerk in Kentucky who invoked "God's authority" Tuesday for defying the U.S. Supreme Court on gay marriage has been summoned by a federal judge to explain why she should not be fined or jailed for contempt.... 9/1/2015 4:31 PM

Investigators: Georgia officer likely shot by other officers
ATLANTA (AP) -- Police officers who arrived at the wrong Atlanta home after a report of suspicious activity shot the man who lives there, killed his dog and "likely" shot a fellow officer, leaving him seriously wounded, authorities said Tuesday.... 9/1/2015 6:02 PM

Jury to weigh death sentence for man in Jewish site killings
OLATHE, Kan. (AP) -- Jurors who convicted a white supremacist of killing three people at Jewish sites in suburban Kansas City were set to hear more evidence Tuesday before deciding whether to recommend a death sentence.... 9/1/2015 4:24 PM

California to end unlimited isolation for most gang leaders
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- California agreed Tuesday to end its unlimited isolation of imprisoned gang leaders, restricting a practice that once kept hundreds of inmates in notorious segregation units for a decade or longer.... 9/1/2015 5:08 PM

Black Lives Matter movement experiencing growing pains
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Hundreds of Black Lives Matter activists, black and white, marched outside the Minnesota State Fair this weekend, hoping to bring attention to the deaths of African-Americans at the hands of police.... 9/1/2015 4:34 PM

Men accused of threatening Pokemon championships denied bail
BOSTON (AP) -- Two Iowa men accused of making online threats of violence against a Pokemon competition in Boston were ordered held without bail Tuesday after a judge rejected arguments by their lawyers that their comments amounted to idle online bravado.... 9/1/2015 6:23 PM

State's wildlife policy debated after encounter with bear
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- A debate over Connecticut's wildlife policy reignited after state officials said last week they will trap and kill a bear cub that approached a hiker in a wildlife area, startling but not harming her.... 9/1/2015 5:54 PM

Thousands without power as Phoenix recovers from big storm
PHOENIX (AP) -- Tens of thousands of Phoenix-area residents and businesses, including a food bank, were without power more than 15 hours after a monsoon storm knocked down trees, damaged buildings and toppled a tractor-trailer on a freeway.... 9/1/2015 6:13 PM

Michigan House panel mulls 2 lawmakers' fitness for office
LANSING, Mich. (AP) -- A Michigan legislative committee on Tuesday held a disciplinary hearing for two conservative lawmakers accused of misusing public resources to hide an affair, including by sending a false, sexually explicit email claiming one of them had sex with a male prostitute.... 9/1/2015 3:48 PM

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