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  • Authorities say 2 shot near downtown Chicago

    2 minutes ago

    (AP) CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago fire officials say one person has died and another has been injured after a shooting in Chicago's River North neighborhood. Police and fire officials say they received a report of a shooting around 8:30 p.m. and ...

  • Gov. Nixon to call special session over funding

    28 minutes ago

    (AP) JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has announced that he will call a special session of the state General Assembly to provide funding for public safety efforts related to protests in the Ferguson area. A news release ...

  • AP Top U.S. News At 9:20 p.m. EST

    1 hour, 19 minutes ago

    (AP) Protests temporarily close malls, shut down trains A glance at national protests, cleanup in Ferguson Black Friday gets a little less frenzied NY boys buried in snow pile heard rescuers calling Immigrants' chances tied to their state's policies Austin police: ...

  • A glance at national protests, cleanup in Ferguson

    3 hours ago

    (AP) ST. LOUIS (AP) — Protesters turned out in several U.S. cities on one of the busiest shopping days of the year Friday in response to a grand jury's decision not to indict the police officer who fatally shot 18-year-old Michael ...

  • Federal panel to hear ex-Detroit mayor's appeal

    3 hours, 40 minutes ago

    (AP) DETROIT (AP) — A three-judge panel will hear former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick's appeal for a new trial. Documents show oral arguments are scheduled for Jan. 13 before the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati. Kilpatrick wants his ...

  • Air Force offers details of bomber training zone

    4 hours, 11 minutes ago

    (AP) BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Any given location across a sprawling area of the Northern Plains could see up to nine low-altitude overflights by military aircraft annually under a proposed expansion of an Air Force bomber training area detailed Friday. Supersonic ...

  • NY dinner puts wealthy and homeless at same tables

    4 hours, 16 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Some well-off New York City residents have paid $100 each for the honor of eating a candlelit holiday dinner with homeless people at a church. The Rev. Edward Sunderland says he hopes Friday's unusual mealtime coupling ...

  • Son arrested after woman run over, killed in Maine

    4 hours, 31 minutes ago

    (AP) BIDDEFORD, Maine (AP) — Police have arrested a man accused of running over and killing his mother in Maine before fleeing nearly a week ago. Biddeford police Deputy Chief JoAnne Fisk says 26-year-old Shane Jones was arrested without incident Friday ...

  • AP Top Headlines At 5 p.m. EST

    5 hours, 38 minutes ago

    (AP) INSIDE KOBANI: A devastated town as fighting against Islamic State militants turns corner What's happening around the country as the holiday shopping season kicks off Ferguson-related protest temporarily closes large mall near St. Louis on busy shopping day Michael Brown's ...

  • Cats in Oregon van get outpouring of donations

    6 hours ago

    (AP) ONTARIO, Ore. (AP) — Rescue workers in Eastern Oregon say they have received an outpouring of donations for 68 cats found nearly three weeks ago hoarded in a van, some in desperate shape. Some cats have lost infected eyes, and ...

  • AP Top News At 4:21 p.m. EST

    6 hours, 18 minutes ago

    (AP) INSIDE KOBANI: Devastation mixed with optimism BLACK FRIDAY LIVE: Thinner crowds, protests, beer Ferguson protests move to retail stores Michael Brown's legacy continues to evolve Police: Blasts at mosque in Nigeria kill 35 people French president cheered in Ebola-stricken Guinea ...

  • Black Friday special: prison handicrafts

    6 hours, 49 minutes ago

    (AP) THOMASTON, Maine (AP) — Ken and Judy Carreras got up before sunrise and drove an hour to find their Black Friday treasure — an acorn-shaped birdfeeder crafted by an inmate at Maine State Prison. "For me, I would much rather ...

  • Michael Brown's legacy continues to evolve

    10 hours, 54 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — For some Americans on opposite sides of a national debate, Michael Brown has become a symbol, epitomizing their polarized views on who bears the blame for the toll of young black men killed by police officers. ...

  • UPMC employee died of cyanide, how undetermined

    7 hours, 11 minutes ago

    (AP) PITTSBURGH (AP) — A University of Pittsburgh Medical Center employee found dead at work earlier this month was killed by cyanide poisoning. But Allegheny County Medical Examiner Dr. Karl Williams tells The Associated Press that his office has yet to ...

  • NY boys buried in snow pile heard rescuers calling

    7 hours, 31 minutes ago

    (AP) NEWBURGH, N.Y. (AP) — Two boys trapped in a snow pile in upstate New York for more than seven hours say they heard their friends and family calling for them but couldn't answer loudly enough. Eleven-year-old Elijah Martinez and 9-year-old ...

  • Alabama man dies on flight from Atlanta to Seattle

    7 hours, 51 minutes ago

    (AP) BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — An Alabama man died on a commercial flight from Atlanta to Seattle and the airplane was diverted to Billings Logan International Airport. Yellowstone County Coroner Cliff Mahoney tells The Billings Gazette (http://bit.ly/1z2jiEI ) that the passenger ...

  • Huge fire destroys Southern California pallet yard

    8 hours, 6 minutes ago

    (AP) FONTANA, Calif. (AP) — Fire has destroyed a sprawling Southern California pallet yard and several tractor trailers. San Bernardino County Fire Department spokeswoman Tracey Martinez says the fire and explosions were reported Thursday night in Fontana. Firefighters found four acres ...

  • Dellwood mayor seeks aid to rebuild after riots

    8 hours, 20 minutes ago

    (AP) DELLWOOD, Mo. (AP) — The mayor of a town neighboring Ferguson, Missouri, is calling on state and federal officials to help rebuild following an outbreak of violent protests that destroyed businesses. Dellwood Mayor Reggie Jones said Friday that while much ...

  • NYC panel nears decision on police chokehold death

    8 hours, 57 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City grand jury is quietly nearing a decision in a case that's drawn comparisons to the police killing of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. The panel on Staten Island heard testimony last ...

  • Homeless woman's stun gun spurs 2nd Amendment case

    9 hours, 3 minutes ago

    (AP) BOSTON (AP) — The highest court in Massachusetts is being asked to decide whether a state law that prohibits private citizens from possessing stun guns infringes on their Second Amendment right to keep and bear arms. In an unusual twist, ...

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