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Fast food workers prepare to escalate wage demands
CHICAGO (AP) -- Fast food workers say they're prepared to escalate their campaign for higher wages and union representation, starting with a national convention in suburban Chicago where more than 1,000 workers will discuss the future of the effort that has spread to dozens of cities in less than two years.... 7/25/2014 5:51 PM

Feds 'closely monitoring' NY police custody death
NEW YORK (AP) -- U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said Friday the Justice Department is "closely monitoring" New York City's investigation into the death of a man who was placed in an apparent chokehold by a police officer arresting him on suspicion of selling loose, untaxed cigarettes.... 7/25/2014 7:10 PM

Police still investigating after burglar killed
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) -- Prosecutors were waiting Friday for the results of a police investigation into the killing of a burglar by an 80-year-old California homeowner who says he shot the woman in the back as she fled his home and ran down an alley, the district attorney's office said.... 7/25/2014 8:20 PM

Baby dies after being left in hot car in Kansas
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) -- A 10-month-old Kansas girl died after being strapped for more than two hours inside a sweltering car, and police arrested a foster parent who said he'd forgotten about her until something on TV jogged his memory, an official said Friday.... 7/25/2014 8:05 PM

Carjacked SUV hits crowd, killing 3 young siblings
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Two men carjacked a woman at gunpoint but soon sped out of control, killing three children Friday as they plowed into a group selling fruit to raise money for their church, Philadelphia police said.... 7/25/2014 8:31 PM

Veterans' response to senator's PTSD remarks mixed
HELENA, Mont. (AP) -- The talk in American Legion and Veterans of Foreign War halls and barrooms across Montana has been about Sen. John Walsh since the Democrat linked a cribbed research project he wrote in 2007 to post-traumatic stress disorder.... 7/25/2014 8:23 PM

Judge says Texas man innocent in rape
DALLAS (AP) -- A Dallas man who prosecutors say did not commit a 1990 rape for which he served 12 years in prison should be exonerated based on recent DNA testing he did not request, a judge recommended Friday.... 7/25/2014 6:16 PM

AP source: Former AG subpoenaed in McDonnell trial
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- Former Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli is a possible witness in the upcoming corruption trial of former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press on Friday.... 7/25/2014 8:12 PM

Official: Hospital gunman intended to kill others
MEDIA, Pa. (AP) -- A psychiatrist's patient ranted about a gun ban at a suburban medical complex before opening fire there, killing his caseworker and grazing his psychiatrist before the doctor pulled out his own weapon and fired back, authorities said Friday.... 7/25/2014 5:45 PM

Family feud sparks revolt at grocery store chain
WEST BRIDGEWATER, Mass. (AP) -- It's been called a David vs. Goliath story, a "Tale of Two Arthurs" and even the "ultimate Greek tragedy," but the characters in this drama are not Biblical or literary figures. They're grocery store owners.... 7/25/2014 8:55 PM