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  • Dellwood mayor seeks aid to rebuild after riots

    9 hours, 46 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

    10 hours, 23 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

    10 hours, 29 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, ...

  • AP Top U.S. News At 1:33 p.m. EST

    10 hours, 32 minutes ago

    (AP) BLACK FRIDAY LIVE: Protests for Ferguson, $15/hour Ferguson protests move to retail stores Second act of Black Friday shopping in full swing Ferguson protests move to Target, Wal-Mart stores Michael Brown's legacy continues to evolve Immigrants' chances tied to their ...

  • Cops: Car slams into horse-drawn buggy, injuring 7

    10 hours, 39 minutes ago

    (AP) KIRKWOOD, Pa. (AP) — A car slammed into a horse-drawn buggy that missed a stop sign in Pennsylvania Dutch country, injuring seven people including a 3-month-old, police said. All six people in the buggy — two adults and four children ...

  • High winds scale back search for missing anglers

    11 hours, 37 minutes ago

    (AP) CUT BANK, Mont. (AP) — Strong winds in northern Montana led Glacier County officials to scale back the search for a Canadian man and a Japanese woman who went missing after a weekend fishing trip. The sheriff's office had patrols ...

  • Police: Woman stabs self in fight over inheritance

    11 hours, 32 minutes ago

    (AP) MILLVILLE, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say an argument over an inheritance ended when a woman pushed a 72-year-old man down a flight of stairs at a southern New Jersey home and stabbed herself with a knife. Millville police tell the ...

  • AP Top Headlines At 12:28 p.m. EST

    11 hours, 37 minutes ago

    (AP) INSIDE KOBANI: A devastated town as fighting against Islamic State militants turns corner Ferguson-related protests move to retail stores in St. Louis area, planned across nation Austin police say more than 100 rounds fired at downtown buildings; no explosives found ...

  • AP Top News At 12:05 p.m. EST

    12 hours ago

    (AP) INSIDE KOBANI: Devastation mixed with optimism Ferguson protests move to retail stores Austin police: More than 100 rounds fired Pope urges more Muslim opposition to IS in Turkey Second act of Black Friday shopping in full swing Michael Brown's legacy ...

  • Maine's Black Friday special: prison crafts

    12 hours, 18 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 ...

  • Baby of dead pregnant woman in critical condition

    12 hours, 24 minutes ago

    (AP) PITTSBURGH (AP) — A man whose pregnant fiancee was struck and killed by a van in a Pittsburgh parking lot says their son was born by emergency cesarean section and doctors are evaluating whether he was harmed by a lack ...

  • Death row inmate's prison food complaint is tossed

    13 hours, 6 minutes ago

    (AP) HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A federal judge in Connecticut has rejected a complaint from a home invasion killer on death row who says the food he is being served in prison is not kosher. Steven Hayes says he converted to ...

  • New effort afoot to restore Houdini's grave in NYC

    13 hours, 29 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — A group of magicians is working to raise money to restore Harry Houdini's gravesite and permanently care for the monument at a New York City cemetery. Officials say it will cost about $1,200 annually to maintain ...

  • In Ferguson, mundane choices lead to tragedy

    13 hours, 40 minutes ago

    (AP) Michael Brown spent part of his last morning chatting with some workmen about Jesus. Police officer Darren Wilson got a call to help a feverish child. Dorian Johnson got up at 7 a.m. with the intention of getting breakfast for ...

  • NY museum digitizing Harlem Hellfighters records

    13 hours, 44 minutes ago

    (AP) SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) — A New York museum is digitizing the post-World War I personnel records of thousands of soldiers in a storied all-black regiment lauded by the French for its wartime exploits but essentially shunned by the U.S. ...

  • Cops: SUV slams into horse-drawn buggy, injuring 7

    13 hours, 55 minutes ago

    (AP) KIRKWOOD, Pa. (AP) — Police say an SUV slammed into a horse-drawn buggy that missed a stop sign, injuring seven people in Pennsylvania Dutch country. Authorities say the crash occurred at around 7 p.m. Thursday in Colerain Township. Six people ...

  • Cops: Woman drops cocaine baggie in police station

    14 hours, 16 minutes ago

    (AP) UNIONTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a woman being cited for public drunkenness in Pennsylvania accidentally dropped a baggie of crack cocaine on the police station floor. Uniontown police say 23-year-old Savannah Turachak, of Lemont Furnace, was patted down for ...

  • AP Top Headlines At 9:40 a.m. EST

    14 hours, 25 minutes ago

    (AP) INSIDE KOBANI: A devastated town as fighting against Islamic State militants turns corner What's going on at various stores on the traditional start to the holiday shopping season Ferguson-related protests move to retail stores in St. Louis area, planned across ...

  • AP Top News At 9:33 a.m. EST

    14 hours, 32 minutes ago

    (AP) BLACK FRIDAY LIVE: Updates from start to finish Ferguson protests move to retail stores 10 Things to Know for Today Austin police kill gunman who targeted buildings A glance at Ferguson: Then, now and the future In Peru, whip-cracking vigilantes ...

  • Cops: Drunken driver dozes amid traffic on highway

    14 hours, 34 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Police say a drunken driver stopped his van and fell asleep at the wheel on a New York City highway in the middle of traffic. Port Authority of New York and New Jersey police say other ...

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