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4th US Navy member is charged in international bribery scheme

SAN DIEGO — A fourth member of the Navy has been charged with conspiracy to commit bribery in a multimillion-dollar scheme involving a Singapore-based defense contractor accused of providing cash, vacations, electronics and prostitutes in exchange for classified information.

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Oregon ruling spurs halt on immigration detainers

PORTLAND, Ore. — A federal judge in Oregon has found that an immigrant woman’s constitutional rights were violated when she was held in jail without probable cause at the request of U.S. immigration authorities, one of several recent federal court decisions to scrutinize the practice of keep…

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Judge: Maricopa sheriff's staff to get corrected statement on Arpaio case

PHOENIX — A federal judge ordered Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio to immediately issue a statement correcting mischaracterizations his staff made about court findings in a racial-profiling case, according to court documents filed Thursday.

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Ex-NFL quarterback McNabb spends day in Arizona jail

Ex-NFL quarterback McNabb spends day in Arizona jail

MESA — Former NFL quarterback Donovan McNabb has been released from an Arizona jail after serving a one-day sentence for a DUI arrest late last year.

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Holder: Hate crimes 'an affront to who we are'

Holder: Hate crimes 'an affront to who we are'

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — All Americans stand with the mourners of three people killed at Jewish community sites in suburban Kansas City, Attorney General Eric Holder said Thursday, adding that hate crimes are “an affront” to the nation.

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Tucson judge issues cease and desist order in Phillips case

Tucson judge issues cease and desist order in Phillips case

A defense investigator has been told to stop contacting members of a Tucson jury who convicted a once-prominent U.S. socialite last week in the 1996 car bomb killing of her ex-husband.

April 16, 2014 4:23 pm
Denver police eye 911 response time after killing

Denver police eye 911 response time after killing

DENVER (AP) — Authorities were investigating Wednesday whether Denver police responded quickly enough to a woman who was fatally shot at least 12 minutes into a 911 call in which she said her husband was hallucinating and asking her to shoot him.

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Denver police eye 911 response time after killing

Denver police eye 911 response time after killing

In this April 15, 2014 photo, authorities investigate a homicide in Denver. Richard Kirk is being held for investigation of first-degree murder in the death of his wife in their Denver home. Police are investigating whether marijuana played a role in the killing. Police officers arrived just…

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Denver police eye 911 response time after killing

Denver police eye 911 response time after killing

This undated photo provided by the Denver Police Department shows of Richard Kirk. Kirk is being held for investigation of first-degree murder in the death of his wife in their Denver home. Police officers arrived just after Kristine Kirk was shot in the head Monday, April 14, 2014, about 15…

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Denver police eye 911 response time after killing

Denver police eye 911 response time after killing

In this April 15, 2014 photo, authorities investigate a homicide in Denver. Richard Kirk is being held for investigation of first-degree murder in the death of his wife in their Denver home. Police are investigating whether marijuana played a role in the killing. Police officers arrived just…

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Tucson man arrested in deadly crash

Tucson man arrested in deadly crash

Bystanders chased after the driver of a car Tucson police say ran a red light and caused a fatal wreck Tuesday night in midtown.

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Boston police investigate 2 backpacks, clear area

BOSTON (AP) — Police say they've taken a man into custody in connection with two unattended backpacks found at the Boston Marathon finish line.

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Man killed by Sierra Vista officer during traffic stop ID'd

Man killed by Sierra Vista officer during traffic stop ID'd

A man shot and killed by a Sierra Vista police officer during a traffic stop Sunday was identified as Lauro Jesus Avechuco, officials said.

April 15, 2014 4:45 pm

Car accident killed SD girls missing since 1971

ELK POINT, S.D. (AP) — Two South Dakota girls on their way to an end-of-school-year party at a gravel pit in May 1971 drove off a country road and into a creek where their remains lay hidden until last fall when a drought brought their car into view, authorities said Tuesday.

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Ex-radiology tech filed false mammogram results

PERRY, Ga. (AP) — An ex-radiology technician accused of filing inaccurate mammogram results at a Georgia hospital has pleaded guilty to 10 counts of reckless conduct and a charge of computer forgery.

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Judge blocks Massachusetts ban on painkiller

BOSTON — A federal judge has blocked Massachusetts from banning the powerful new painkiller Zohydro.

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Supremacist faces murder charges in Kansas deaths

Supremacist faces murder charges in Kansas deaths

Frazier Glenn Cross, wearing an anti-suicide smock, appeared in court by video conference. He was brought into the room in a wheelchair, but officials wouldn’t say why.

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White supremacist charged in 3 killings at Kansas Jewish sites

White supremacist charged in 3 killings at Kansas Jewish sites

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — A white supremacist charged in shootings that left three people dead at two Jewish community sites in suburban Kansas City was brought into a video conference room in a wheelchair Tuesday to make his first court appearance.

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Court upholds EPA coal-plant emission standards

Court upholds EPA coal-plant emission standards

WASHINGTON — A federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld the Environmental Protection Agency’s first emission standards for mercury and other hazardous air pollutants from coal- and oil-fired power plants.

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