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Study: Half of jailed NYC youths have brain injury
NEW YORK (AP) -- About half of all 16- to 18-year-olds coming into New York City's jails say they had a traumatic brain injury before being incarcerated, most caused by assaults, according to a new study that's the latest in a growing body of research documenting head trauma among young offenders.... 4/18/2014 5:29 PM

Second wave of milder flu hitting Northeast
NEW YORK (AP) -- A second, milder wave of flu is hitting the Northeast.... 4/18/2014 5:15 PM

MIT honors officer slain after bombs went off
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) -- Like many other youngsters, Sean Collier wanted to be a police officer. Unlike most, he brought that dream to life - and then died doing it, becoming a central character in the gripping hunt for the Boston Marathon bombing suspects.... 4/18/2014 1:09 PM

APNewsBreak: Vengeful note left in 2 boys' murder
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- A woman who shot and killed her two young grandsons before committing suicide last year left a note to the boys' parents saying they did not deserve to have the children, according to a police report.... 4/18/2014 4:08 PM

Man charged in Kansas City-area highway shootings
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- After nearly a month of reports of gunshots being fired at vehicles and more than 100 tips, authorities announced charges Friday against a Kansas City-area man suspected in connection with about a dozen highway shootings that wounded three people.... 4/18/2014 5:59 PM

Eyewitness testimony no longer a gold standard
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- The American legal system offers few moments as dramatic as an eyewitness to a crime pointing his finger across a crowded courtroom at a defendant.... 4/18/2014 4:38 PM

Colorado deaths stoke worries about pot edibles
DENVER (AP) -- A college student eats more than the recommended dose of a marijuana-laced cookie and jumps to his death from a hotel balcony. A husband with no history of violence is accused of shooting his wife in the head, possibly after eating pot-infused candy.... 4/18/2014 5:34 PM

Autopsies done on 7 Utah babies found in garage
PLEASANT GROVE, Utah (AP) -- The Utah State Medical Examiner's Office has completed autopsies of seven infants found in cardboard boxes in a woman's garage, but it is unclear when the results will be released.... 4/18/2014 7:27 PM

APNewsBreak: Medicaid paid $12M for Illinois dead
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Illinois Medicaid program paid an estimated $12 million for medical services for people listed as deceased in other state records, according to an internal state government memo.... 4/18/2014 7:42 PM

SpaceX making Easter delivery of station supplies
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- A SpaceX supply ship rocketed toward the International Space Station on Friday, setting the stage for an Easter morning delivery and urgent spacewalking repairs later in the week.... 4/18/2014 6:23 PM