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Chicago mayor fires police chief in wake of video release
CHICAGO (AP) -- Mayor Rahm Emanuel fired the city's police superintendent Tuesday, a week after the release of a dash-cam video that showed a white Chicago officer fatally shooting a black teenager 16 times.... 12/1/2015 6:46 PM

Appalachia grasps for hope as coal jobs fade
WELCH, W.Va. (AP) -- The seams of coal in some of Eddie Asbury's mines in McDowell County are so thin workers can barely squeeze down them. They enter on carts nearly flat on their backs, the roof of the mine coursing by just a few inches in front of their faces. They don't stand up all day.... 12/1/2015 5:14 PM

Southern California man dies in crash hours after good deed
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- A San Diego-area woman is working to honor the memory of a stranger who died hours after he paid for her groceries and asked her to "pay it forward."... 12/1/2015 3:27 PM

Lawyer: Boy taken by dad in 2002 has visited mom in Alabama
CLEVELAND (AP) -- A boy who was taken from his Alabama home by his father in 2002 and raised in Ohio under a new identity recently reconnected with his mother in Alabama, the father's attorney said Tuesday after his client pleaded not guilty to kidnapping and other charges.... 12/1/2015 7:55 PM

Dancing cop disinvited from 2nd city, blasts NAACP head
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -- A second city on Tuesday withdrew its invitation for Rhode Island's "Dancing Cop" to direct holiday traffic because of his activism against the Black Lives Matter movement. The retired officer responded by blasting the head of the Providence NAACP and threatening to sue his detractors for defamation.... 12/1/2015 6:24 PM

More prospective jurors questioned for Freddie Gray trial
BALTIMORE (AP) -- A second set of 75 prospective jurors was due to be questioned in a Baltimore court for the first trial of a city police officer stemming from Freddie Gray's death.... 12/1/2015 8:33 AM

Boston Marathon bomber's lawyers argue for new trial
BOSTON (AP) -- Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev - sentenced to death for his admitted role in the deadly 2013 attack - deserves a new trial to reconsider both his guilt and his punishment, his lawyers argued Tuesday.... 12/1/2015 7:16 PM

A proposed luxury resort where eagles soar stirs anger
WARSAW, Va. (AP) -- Twice a year, bald eagles from as far north as Canada and as far south as Florida flock by the thousands to a stretch of the Rappahannock River in Virginia for an all-you-can-eat buffet. They perch in trees atop pale cliffs rising along this river to the Chesapeake Bay and dive bomb the waters for shad, catfish, stripers and even waterfowl.... 12/1/2015 9:13 AM

Police investigate death of Alaska's capital city mayor
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) -- The newly elected mayor of Alaska's capital city was found dead at his Juneau home, and police are investigating a range of possible causes.... 12/1/2015 8:10 PM

Probe near end in 'suicide by cop' case that killed officer
CINCINNATI (AP) -- The investigation into whether there should be charges in the June fatal shootings of a Cincinnati police officer and an armed suspect police say was staging a "suicide by cop" is nearly complete, a southwest Ohio prosecutor said Tuesday.... 12/1/2015 8:05 PM

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