Friday, July 11, 2014
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Joy fills streets of Cleveland as LeBron returns
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Cleveland is as hot as one of the blast furnaces ablaze down along the Cuyahoga River.... 7/11/2014 6:01 PM

House chairman: $3.7B border request 'too much'
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A key Republican said Friday that President Barack Obama's multibillion-dollar emergency request for the border is too big to get through the House, as a growing number of Democrats rejected policy changes Republicans are demanding as their price for approving any money.... 7/11/2014 5:37 PM

Texas shooting suspect collapses twice in court
HOUSTON (AP) -- A man accused of killing six members of his ex-wife's family, including four children, after forcing his way into their suburban Houston home collapsed in court twice Friday as a prosecutor read out details of the crime.... 7/11/2014 5:06 PM

Police: Woman in 2 heroin deaths panicky then calm
MILTON, Ga. (AP) -- Twice last year, Alix Tichelman found herself alone with a man suffering from a drug overdose. The first time she called 911. The second time, police say, she just walked away.... 7/11/2014 4:44 AM

Polar vortex? Nope, just cooler Midwestern temps
CHICAGO (AP) -- Unseasonably cool temperatures will arrive next week in the Midwest and as far south as Arkansas and Oklahoma.... 7/11/2014 4:31 PM

Third Colorado county licenses gay couples to wed
DENVER (AP) -- A third Colorado county began issuing marriage licenses to gay couples Friday even though the legal fight is far from resolved in the state.... 7/11/2014 4:47 PM

Fire crews battling clutter along with the flames
NEW YORK (AP) -- Another danger lurked as fire and smoke swept through the upper floors of a Brooklyn public-housing high-rise: junk.... 7/11/2014 5:38 PM

2 more charged in death of girl riding scooter
PATERSON, N.J. (AP) -- Hundreds of mourners gathered Friday for a funeral for a 12-year-old girl killed when she was hit by a stray bullet while riding a scooter, and three young men faced charges in her death.... 7/11/2014 6:01 PM

Drought drawing bears near people at Lake Tahoe
RENO, Nev. (AP) -- Long accustomed to dealing with bad news "garbage" bears that become hooked on improperly stored trash at homes and businesses around Lake Tahoe, Nevada wildlife officials say they're increasingly responding to a new kind of troublemaker they've started calling "drought" bears.... 7/11/2014 5:16 PM

US border effort sputters as migrants cross again
MEXICALI, Mexico (AP) -- A U.S. effort to discourage immigrants' repeated attempts to enter the country illegally by dropping them back in Mexico hundreds of miles away from where they were caught has been sharply scaled back after producing relatively modest gains.... 7/11/2014 4:36 PM