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Freddie Gray hearing: police officers statements at issue
BALTIMORE (AP) -- A judge is holding a hearing on the admissibility of statements made to investigators by Baltimore police officers charged in connection with Freddie Gray's death.... 10/13/2015 2:23 PM

2 firefighters die after 2 rescued from Kansas City blaze
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Two firefighters involved in rescuing two residents from a burning Kansas City building died after a wall collapsed on them, authorities said.... 10/13/2015 4:23 PM

Planned Parenthood to forgo payment in fetal tissue programs
NEW YORK (AP) -- Responding to a furor over undercover videos, Planned Parenthood says it will maintain programs at some of its clinics that make fetal tissue available for research, but will no longer accept any sort of payment to cover the costs of those programs.... 10/13/2015 5:15 PM

Justices hear arguments over life sentences for teenagers
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Supreme Court has heard arguments about whether hundreds of inmates imprisoned for life for murders they committed as teenagers should have a chance to seek their freedom.... 10/13/2015 4:05 PM

Ex-head of Chicago schools pleads guilty in kickbacks scheme
CHICAGO (AP) -- The former head of Chicago Public Schools pleaded guilty Tuesday to a fraud charge in an alleged scheme to steer $23 million in no-bid contracts to education firms for $2.3 million in bribes and kickbacks.... 10/13/2015 4:49 PM

Court reinstates lawsuit over NYPD surveillance of Muslims
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A federal appeals court on Tuesday reinstated a lawsuit challenging the New York Police Department's surveillance of Muslim groups in New Jersey after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, saying any resulting harm came from the city's tactics, not the media's reporting of them.... 10/13/2015 4:48 PM

Playboy to stop running pictures of completely naked women
NEW YORK (AP) -- Playboy is about to find out how many people really do read it for the articles.... 10/13/2015 4:22 PM

Judge: 16-year-old to be tried as adult in family stabbing
TULSA, Okla. (AP) -- A 16-year-old Oklahoma boy will stand trial as an adult in the stabbing deaths of his parents and three siblings, a judge ruled Monday, rejecting a request by defense attorneys to certify him as a juvenile delinquent or youthful offender.... 10/12/2015 9:08 PM

Felon charged in officer's shooting can't afford bond
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- A convicted felon charged in the fatal shooting of an off-duty Memphis police officer told a judge Tuesday that he can't afford his $100,000 bond.... 10/13/2015 3:14 PM

Police defend use of Taser on city official in Texas
PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas (AP) -- Police officials in a small, predominantly black Texas college town are defending the decision to use a stun gun on a City Council member when he intervened as officers questioned his friends outside his apartment.... 10/13/2015 1:05 AM

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