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Accused Texas gunman was former target of FBI terror probe
WASHINGTON (AP) -- In 2010, authorities arrested Elton Simpson, one of the two suspected gunmen in a weekend shooting outside a contest in Texas featuring cartoons of the Muslim Prophet Muhammad.... 5/5/2015 6:37 AM

Baltimore police: Man arrested near scene of recent riots
BALTIMORE (AP) -- Days after riots crippled Baltimore, tensions again escalated Monday after police said they arrested a man who appeared to be armed. The arrest drew a crowd of protesters who chanted, "Black community, control the police!"... 5/5/2015 1:11 AM

Boston Marathon bomber shows emotion for 1st time at trial
BOSTON (AP) -- For the first time since his trial began four months ago, Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev dropped his blank, impassive demeanor and showed emotion as his Russian aunt sobbed uncontrollably and had to leave the witness stand.... 5/5/2015 5:58 AM

Jurors see video of theater shooter asking if kids were hurt
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) -- Jurors in the Colorado theater shooting trial got their first look at a video recording of gunman James Holmes asking detectives, "There weren't any children hurt, were there?"... 5/5/2015 6:05 AM

NYPD officer with promising career dies from gunshot wound
NEW YORK (AP) -- Officer Brian Moore, the son, nephew and cousin of police officers, had already started carving out a promising career for himself at the New York Police Department, making more than 150 arrests and earning service medals in less than five years on the job.... 5/5/2015 5:35 AM

Cleanup of Superfund town would leave some asbestos behind
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- A long-delayed cleanup proposal for a Montana community where thousands have been sickened by asbestos exposure would leave the dangerous material inside some houses rather than remove it, as government officials seek to wind down an effort that has lasted more than 15 years and cost $540 million.... 5/5/2015 5:28 AM

AP source: Goldberg died after collapsing in gym
David Goldberg, the SurveyMonkey CEO who also was Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg's husband, was exercising at a gym in a Mexican resort when he collapsed before he died Friday, a person close to the family said.... 5/5/2015 2:12 AM

UC Berkeley's Mark Twain project finds cache of new writing
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Scholars at the University of California, Berkeley have pieced together a collection of dispatches written by Mark Twain when the author was a young newsman in San Francisco.... 5/5/2015 2:20 AM

Top NY lawmaker's arrest sends session, Senate into disarray
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The arrest of a powerful New York lawmaker on federal corruption charges threw one of America's most powerful statehouses into disarray, destabilizing the state's Senate while complicating an already contentious legislative agenda.... 5/5/2015 7:19 AM

Conservative Nebraska looks at abolishing death penalty
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) -- There's not a lot of sympathy for the 11 men on death row in Nebraska, but spurred by frustration about the growing difficulty and cost of carrying out executions, lawmakers are considering eliminating the death penalty.... 5/5/2015 2:27 AM



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