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Lesbian couple, like Kentucky clerk, standing up for beliefs
MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) -- As April Miller drove to work, still too stunned to grasp the magnitude of the fight erupting around her, an old song crackled over the car radio.... 9/2/2015 9:59 PM

Hunt for 3 suspects widens after Illinois officer's death
FOX LAKE, Ill. (AP) -- Authorities broadened the hunt Wednesday for three suspects wanted in the fatal shooting of a popular Illinois police officer, even as they acknowledged that they had no indication the men were still in the area where the slaying happened.... 9/2/2015 10:06 PM

Police officer killed in Illinois was on brink of retirement
FOX LAKE, Ill. (AP) -- Charles Joseph Gliniewicz was on the brink of retiring after a 30-year-career in law enforcement. At 52, the tattooed police officer with a shaved head could still be tough and intimidating if the job called for it.... 9/2/2015 10:25 PM

Are more police getting killed? A look at officer deaths
CHICAGO (AP) -- The killing of a veteran police officer north of Chicago is the latest in a string of recent law enforcement deaths. Lt. Charles Joseph Gliniewicz' death on Tuesday triggered a manhunt for three suspects around the small Illinois community where the 52-year-old officer worked. A look at some of the latest slayings and data on other officer killings:... 9/2/2015 9:31 PM

National parks seeing huge spikes in visitation this summer
GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. (AP) -- Visitors heading to the Grand Canyon lately know they are going to get two things when they arrive: breathtaking views and long waits, whether it is to get into the national park itself or to find a parking spot inside. A few frustrated tourists have even turned around and left.... 9/2/2015 6:50 PM

Autopsy: Football player shot by police had drugs in system
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- A black college football player killed by a police officer likely used a synthetic psychedelic drug and marijuana prior to the deadly confrontation at a Texas car dealership, according to an initial autopsy report released Wednesday.... 9/2/2015 10:09 PM

Oldest survivor of San Francisco earthquake of 1906 dies
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Ruth Newman was just a child living on an outlying ranch when the Great San Francisco Earthquake of 1906 struck, but her memory of that day never faded, her daughter said.... 9/2/2015 6:08 PM

Sheriff: Texas man killed by deputies appeared to hold knife
DALLAS (AP) -- A second video that captured Texas deputies fatally shooting a man whose hands were raised appears to show that he was holding a knife, a sheriff said Wednesday, declining to release the video because the investigation is ongoing.... 9/2/2015 9:29 PM

AP Exclusive: Records show university's response to Holmes
DENVER (AP) -- More than a month before James Holmes' rampage on a Colorado movie theater, the head of his neuroscience graduate program called a campus police officer with alarming information: Holmes had told his psychiatrist that he wanted to kill people to make up for his failure in science.... 9/2/2015 6:49 PM

Wrongly convicted brothers each get $750,000 in compensation
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- When two brothers were released after three decades of wrongful imprisonment, they struggled to adapt to an outside world neither had experienced since they were teenagers. The older one has managed to adjust and keep his "head up high," but the younger one, according to his family, is a broken man.... 9/2/2015 8:07 PM

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