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Riot erupts after funeral for man hurt in police custody
BALTIMORE (AP) -- Rioters looted stores and hurled rocks and bricks at Baltimore police Monday, injuring several officers just hours after thousands mourned the man who died after suffering a severe spinal injury in police custody.... 4/27/2015 10:37 PM

Prosecutor describes Colorado gunman's path to carnage
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) -- A prosecutor declared Monday that two psychiatric exams found Colorado theater gunman James Holmes to be sane as he meticulously plotted a mass murder, considering a bomb or biological warfare before settling on a shooting so that he could slaughter more people.... 4/27/2015 10:42 PM

The Latest: Defender cites mental illness in Holmes' family
4:45 p.m. (MDT)... 4/27/2015 10:58 PM

`Good kid': Lawyer pleads for Boston Marathon bomber's life
BOSTON (AP) -- Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's lawyers pleaded with a jury Monday to spare his life, portraying him as "a good kid" who was led down the path to terrorism by his increasingly fanatical older brother.... 4/27/2015 10:40 PM

Woman convicted of murder after young daughter disappeared
PHOENIX (AP) -- An Arizona mother was convicted of first-degree murder and child abuse Monday in the death of her 5-year-old daughter, who prosecutors said was beaten, neglected and confined to a closet before being dumped in a trash bin in 2011.... 4/27/2015 10:12 PM

Miller says he will plead guilty in Jewish site shootings
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- A white supremacist from Missouri who is accused of killing three people at two Jewish centers in Kansas plans to plead guilty to capital murder to avoid a lengthy trial because of his failing health.... 4/27/2015 10:23 PM

Sailing regatta became race for life after powerful storm
DAUPHIN ISLAND, Ala. (AP) -- At first it seemed like a perfect day for sailing on Mobile Bay. Skies were partly cloudy and rain was in the forecast, but there was plenty of wind to propel a boat across the murky, choppy waters.... 4/27/2015 10:28 PM

Kansas faces criticism for cost of sex offender program
LARNED, Kan. (AP) -- Kansas is among a number of states facing questions about whether its program that commits sex offenders to involuntary treatment rehabilitates them or, as critics claim, merely warehouses them indefinitely due to public safety concerns.... 4/27/2015 10:02 PM

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