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Former NY congressman denies sex abuse allegationsA lawyer for former U.S. Rep. Gary Ackerman is denying allegations in a lawsuit accusing him of being a sexual "predator."
The Associated Press12 minutes ago
FILE - In this June 3, 2019, file photo Chicago Police officers investigate the scene where a man was shot in the Fuller Park neighborhood of Chicago. A dispute over an online Chicago police database that keeps track of people accused of gun-related crimes stems from a larger disagreement over changes to the city's bond system. The city's top police officer says the new tool shows how easy it is for people accused of gun-related crimes to get out of jail and back on the street. But critics say the Gun Offender Dashboard unfairly maligns people who are presumed innocent. (Tyler LaRiviere/Chicago Sun-Times via AP, File)
New online tool to track Chicago gun suspects draws fireA dispute over an online Chicago police database that keeps track of people accused of gun-related crimes stems from a larger disagreement over changes to the city's bond system
The Associated Press35 minutes ago
Sheriff's office: LA deputy lied about being shot by sniperAuthorities say a Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy who said he was shot in a station parking lot was lying
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Married only minutes, Texas newlyweds killed in crashA Texas newlywed couple still wearing a suit and wedding dress was killed in a collision with a truck just minutes after they were married
The Associated Press12 hours ago
FILE - In this Nov. 30, 1987, file photo, Cincinnati Bengals place kicker Jim Breech (3) and New York Jets' Barry Bennett (78) react after Bennett blocked his game winning field goal attempt as they watch Jets' Rich Miano pick up the ball and run 67 yards for the winning touchdown in the fourth quarter of an NFL football game at Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. Authorities say the son of a former NFL lineman wanted on murder charges in the death of his parents has been arrested in Mexico. The Todd County Sheriff’s Office says 22-year-old Dylan John Bennett was arrested at a hotel Saturday in Cancun.(AP Photo/Wilbur Funches, File)
Son of ex-NFL player accused of murdering parents arrestedAuthorities say the son of a former NFL lineman wanted on murder charges in Minnesota for the death of his parents has been arrested in Mexico
The Associated Press14 hours ago
In this Tuesday, June 4, 2019 photo, Dakota Reed consults with his attorney before he is sentenced to a year in jail at Snohomish County Courthouse in Everett, Wash.  Reed discussed plans on Facebook for a mass shooting at a synagogue, police in Washington used a new law to quickly seize his 12 firearms, long before he was convicted of any crime.  (Andy Bronson/The Herald via AP)
'Red flag laws' offer tool for preventing some gun violenceFrom California to Florida, 'red flag laws' are showing promise to prevent some suicides and mass shootings, supporters say
The Associated Press15 hours ago
FILE - In this photo taken April 12, 2019 photo, Marc Brown, a lawyer with Oregon's Office of Public Defense Services-Criminal Appeals Section, poses in Salem, Ore. Oregon's attorney general is telling the U.S. Supreme Court that Oregon's criminal justice system would be "overwhelmed" if the nation's highest court rules that nonunanimous jury verdicts are unconstitutional. (AP Photo/Andrew Selsky, File)
Oregon defends past nonunanimous jury verdicts to high courtOregon's attorney general tells the U.S. Supreme Court that Oregon's criminal justice system would be 'overwhelmed' if the nation's highest court rules that nonunanimous jury verdicts are unconstitutional
The Associated Press17 hours ago
Terry E. Brown, Superintendent of the Fort Monroe National Monument poses next to a historical marker that signifies the spot of the first landing of Africans in America 400 years ago at Fort Monroe in Hampton, Va., Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
Virginia marks 400th anniversary of slave ship arrivalVirginia Gov. Ralph Northam and other state officials are observing the arrival of enslaved Africans to what is now Virginia 400 years ago
The Associated Press20 hours ago
FILE - This Nov. 15, 2018, file photo, shows the remains of residences leveled by a wildfire in Paradise, Calif. Paradise High School, in a Northern California town that was mostly destroyed by a wildfire in November 2018, is scheduled to play its first football game Friday, Aug. 23, 2019. The team will enter the field through the home stands, led by last year’s seniors who never got to play in their final game. (AP Photo/Noah Berger, File)
Football victory a salve for devastated California townNorthern California town devastated by wildfire sees high school football team return to field and deliver victory, lift spirits
The Associated Press20 hours ago
In this Monday, Aug. 19, 2019 photo, a University of Nevada, Reno, employee oversees the desk in the lobby of a Circus Circus casino hotel tower in downtown Reno, Nev., that has been converted into a dormitory a half-mile from the main campus. Now called Wolf Pack Tower, it will house about 1,300 UNR students for the coming school year after a July gas explosion shut down the two largest dorms. (AP Photo/Scott Sonner)
Books not bets: Nevada casino hotel to serve as college dormUniversity of Nevada, Reno officials have leased a downtown casino hotel tower for a year and turned it into a dorm for 1,300 students after a July 5 gas explosion shut down their two biggest residence halls. There's been less opposition than expected
The Associated Press23 hours ago
United States' Donovan Mitchell, right, attempts a basket against Australia's Matthew Dellavedova during their exhibition basketball game in Melbourne, Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)
Streak ends: US men's basketball falls to Australia, 98-94Upset down under: USA Basketball's 78-game winning streak ends in 98-94 defeat to Australia in World Cup tune-up
The Associated Press1 day ago
Paradise wide receiver Del Smith (80) and his teammates run down the steps of the stands during the opening ceremony of their high school football game against Williams, in Paradise, Calif., Friday, Aug. 23, 2019. This is the first game for the school since a wildfire in November killed multiple people and destroyed nearly 19,000 buildings, including the homes of most of the Paradise players. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
'I don't want no sympathy:' Football helps heal ravaged townA high school in a Northern California town that was mostly destroyed by a wildfire has won its first football game since the blaze
The Associated Press1 day ago
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