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Wounds of the violence that erupted in a Milwaukee neighborhood after a police officer killed a 23-year-old black man remain nearly a year later, reminders of how little things have changed

A federal judge issued a stinging rebuke of disciplinary practices at Wisconsin's youth prisons Friday, saying state officials have demonstrated a "callous indifference" to the harm caused to juvenile inmates

Jury deadlocks again, mistrial declared in murder retrial of white Ohio officer charged in black driver's slaying

Forecasters expect remnants of Tropical Depression Cindy to drench parts of Tennessee, Kentucky and West Virginia, bringing heavy rainfall, possible flash flooding and higher river and lake levels through the weekend

A lawsuit seeking to block a Six Flags theme park in New Jersey from cutting down nearly 15,000 trees to make way for a solar farm to power the park has been dismissed

The tallest building west of the Mississippi River is opening its doors in once-stodgy downtown Los Angeles that is sprouting a crop of new skyscrapers

Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is heading to Washington next Tuesday to press members of Congress not to accept the deep cuts in U.S. funding for the United Nations proposed by the Trump administration

Officials say a Utah wildfire has burned 13 more homes as it spreads through an area with houses and cabins near a popular fishing lake.

Authorities say a military jet in practice for an Ohio air show has been involved in an accident

Officials say a 7-year-old boy and his father were shot while waiting at a bus stop in Virginia's capital city

Gov. Andrew Cuomo's pardon of a 9/11 worker's 1990 drug conviction is unlikely to lead to a wave of similar pardons aimed at preventing deportations

Authorities say it has been nearly two weeks since any smoke has been seen at the site of a wildfire that began in early April in a south Georgia swamp

In one North Carolina city, authorities decided it might be too dangerous to give peace a chance.

A New Jersey man convicted of having sex with a 12-year-old girl is to be freed from prison _ and cannot be retried _ after an appeals court found that "fatal" mistakes made at the trial left the verdicts unintelligible

A Panamanian man who ran an international cocaine trafficking ring has been sentenced to 16 years in prison

The nation's capital is taking a modern approach to dealing with an old problem: rats

The top 10 states for pharmacy robberies, 2009-2016

Emmy-winning TV journalist Gabe Pressman has died at the age of 93

An Arkansas man has been sentenced to life in prison after pleading guilty to killing a sheriff's deputy and two other people last month

When Indiana cracked down on the opioid crisis, it accidentally helped spark a wave of pharmacy robberies

A U.S. trial for 10 defendants in a multimillion-dollar Jamaican lottery scam case has been delayed until early next year

An urn containing the remains of a World War II veteran discovered during a house cleaning in New Hampshire has been returned to a family in Maine

A Central Texas court official who imposed a whopping $4 billion bond on a murder suspect is drawing fresh scrutiny after she declined to recuse herself and oversaw a court hearing involving her son

A grand jury has recommended an aggravated assault charge against a Dallas police officer who shot and killed a suspect in a January incident involving a stolen car

The city attorney in Ferguson, Missouri, says the city's insurance company paid $1.5 million to settle a lawsuit filed by the family of Michael Brown.

Authorities say a police officer for an upstate New York village has been charged with raping a minor

Jurors in the murder retrial of a white Ohio police officer charged in the fatal traffic stop shooting of an unarmed black motorist say they are deadlocked, but a judge told them to keep deliberating

Remnants of Tropical Depression Cindy began moving through Tennessee, knocking down trees and causing power outages

A Pennsylvania woman has been jailed because police say she fired a gunshot in the direction of her inattentive husband

A medical examiner has identified a body found at a North Texas landfill as a 14-year-old girl missing since Monday evening

Authorities in Washington say they have dropped the case against a 43-year-old man accused of paying people to draw their blood and storing it in large quantities in an abandoned warehouse

A second person has died as a result of a flash fire at a car dealership in Alabama

Flash flooding in western Pennsylvania has claimed the life of a man and apparently derailed some rail cars

An Ohio man is facing charges after police say he stole more than 500 signs, claiming they were an eyesore and a distraction to drivers

A woman accused of intentionally setting a fire that killed six of her children is going on trial in Maryland for a second time

New Jersey authorities are looking for a police officer after he skipped out on his trial on charges that he helped gang members in police investigations

Police in New York's Rockland County found 21 huskies in varying states of health and five animal carcasses that were presumed to be dogs at a house that has now been condemned

More than 250 U.S. mayors are meeting in Florida at a time when many cities are pushing back against Trump administration policies on climate change and immigration

As summer jobs vanish for teens, CEOs recall what they learned from their first jobs

Summer jobs are vanishing as US teens spend more time in school and just hanging out

Police say a pit bull that mauled two young children in Pennsylvania as they sat helplessly strapped into their car seats is being euthanized next week

Seattle police say surveillance video from the hallway outside Charleena Lyles' apartment shows that she never left her apartment and no one entered in the 24 hours before Sunday's shooting that left the pregnant mother dead

A Virginia man has been charged with transmitting top-secret documents to a Chinese agent

Authorities say a deputy's bullet that was fired at a charging pit bull apparently ricocheted off the ground and hit and killed a 17-year-old boy who had been helping to restrain the dog

An employer says a hyper-aggressive black bear moved back and forth between two women in a ferocious attack earlier this week that left a newlywed dead and her co-worker injured in a remote area of Alaska

California's attorney general is blocking state-funded travel to Texas and three other states in response to what he considers anti-LGBT rights laws enacted this year

Among 10 Things to Know: GOP health plan meets conservative opposition; Judges say "Making a Murderer" confession was improperly obtained; 76ers take Fultz with top pick in NBA draft

The employer of an Alaska contract mine worker killed by a black bear says the woman was married less than two weeks before her death

A wildfire near a Utah ski town has forced the evacuations of 400 more homes after the fire doubled in size overnight amid high winds

Police in Massachusetts are crediting a huge stuffed cow with saving 2-year-old boy who fell out of a second-story window and onto concrete below

Concern is growing in a conservative, remote corner of Oregon as people start arriving in a national forest for a Rainbow Family of Living Light annual gathering, a counter-culture get-together expected to draw thousands

A judge has temporarily halted the deportation of more than 100 Iraqi Christians living in the Detroit area who fear torture and possible death if sent back to Iraq

The U.S. Missile Defense Agency says it failed to intercept a ballistic missile during a test off Hawaii

The American Civil Liberties Union is asking an Oklahoma court to release a woman who was sentenced to 30 years in prison after she pleaded guilty to failing to report the abuse of her two children by her boyfriend

A former Mexican lawmaker has been arrested at the California border on charges of working for the Sinaloa drug cartel

Prosecutors say a 56-year-old man who referred to himself as "dirty old Santa" traveled to a Philadelphia suburb to have a sexual tryst with a 14-year-old girl he lured online and has been arrested

The American Civil Liberties Union is accusing law enforcement officers of a brutal attack on an assault suspect in Minnesota

Police say an attorney found dead in the home of his estranged wife, the treasurer of a Pennsylvania county, was fatally beaten by his son with a bat on Father's Day

A man who was imprisoned for 36 years is free after a federal judge threw out his murder conviction and life sentence for a newspaper editor's stabbing in the French Quarter of New Orleans

Officials have denied parole for convicted killer Patricia Krenwinkel _ a follower of cult leader Charles Manson _ after considering whether battered women's syndrome affected her state of mind at the time of the notorious murders nearly five decades ago

US government officials say grizzly bears in the Yellowstone National Park region are no longer threatened

Authorities in Central California have filed felony charges against two men charged with possessing more than 1,200 stolen beehives that belonged to beekeepers from as far away as Missouri, Montana and North Dakota

A 39-year-old man has been indicted for fatally shooting a woman on a midtown Atlanta street in broad daylight

A Georgia women's college is apologizing for its historical connections to racism and the Ku Klux Klan

Firefighters had to rescue a man after his minivan became wedged in a drawbridge in downtown Green Bay

A federal panel has voted to offer new protections to some deep-sea corals in the Atlantic Ocean but has held off on protecting others so it can get more information first

Federal regulars have decided to protect two areas in the Gulf of Maine that are home to slow-growing corals

An Arizona investigator says he's confident a baby left at a Las Vegas-area church is the same one authorities have been looking for in three states

An indictment says a former supervisor at a South Carolina juvenile prison ordered guards to hog-tie two inmates and leave them lying on their stomachs for two hours because they made too much noise

A federal judge deciding whether a fellow judge should disqualify himself from a lawsuit over videos by an anti-abortion group says he could not immediately see any appearance of bias

Sanford Health and Mid Dakota Clinic have plans to merge

The mayor of Richmond, Virginia, says the city's towering Confederate monuments should remain where they are, and be supplemented with historical context about why they were built

Federal regulars have decided to protect two areas in the Gulf of Maine that are home to slow-growing corals

A federal judge says a lawsuit challenging a once-secret government program that delayed immigration and citizenship applications by Muslims can move forward.

A jury has found the man accused of fatally shooting a Columbus SWAT officer during a stand-off last year guilty of aggravated murder

Nearly two years after it last flew, South Carolina's final Confederate flag remains in a box at the State Museum

Organizers of the Twin Cities Pride Parade have asked police to minimize their participation in Sunday's event in downtown Minneapolis, citing tensions over the police shooting of Philando Castile

A police dog chasing an armed robbery suspect in Delaware bit a 15-year-old boy

A man imprisoned for 36 years is free again after a federal judge threw out his murder conviction and life sentence for a newspaper editor's stabbing in the French Quarter of New Orleans

A Maine kayaker found by the U.S. Coast Guard shortly after a search was suspended for him says a wave knocked him out of his vessel and he eventually was able to swim to land after issuing a "mayday" call on his radio

A state Education Department hearing is underway for a one-time candidate for New York governor who publicly insulted former President Barack Obama and his wife

The lawyer for a Buffalo school board member who publicly insulted former President Barack Obama and his wife says a state Education Department hearing for Carl Paladino is "all a charade."

Philadelphia police say a man repossessing a minivan towed it with a sleeping child in the back

A Kansas City, Missouri, man is charged with child pornography after prosecutors say he gave a 7-year-old girl a pack of gum to pose for nude photos

Attorneys will try again to block a Mississippi law that would let merchants and government employees cite religious beliefs to deny services to same-sex couple

A U.S. Army judge won't allow lawyers for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl to ask potential military jurors whether they voted for Republican President Donald Trump.

Authorities have recovered the body of the second teenager who was swept away by a strong current while swimming off Atlantic City

A psychologist who helped design the CIA's harsh interrogation methods in the war on terror says his participation in the program that involved torturing suspects caused him "great, soulful torment."

The Indiana National Guard is investigating how a projectile landed near a home outside its Camp Atterbury training base

A federal appeals court says Mississippi can start enforcing a law that will let merchants and government employees cite religious beliefs to deny services to same-sex couples

A Texas police officer charged with murder in May in the fatal shooting of a black teenager leaving a party is facing two aggravated assault charges in an unrelated incident

An Illinois man has been charged after posting online several times that he wants to assassinate President Donald Trump

A judge says he won't throw out charges that could result in a mandatory life prison sentence for a man charged in a bombing attack that injured 30 people in Manhattan

Officials: 2 workers hurt after scaffolding malfunctioned at a work site near the historic section of Philadelphia

New York City police say a woman was slashed on the knee after a dispute with another passenger over a subway seat

Authorities: Florida doctor, 84, accused of illegally distributing $10 million worth of pain pill prescriptions

Hundreds of mourners have celebrated the life of an American college student who was detained in North Korea for over a year and died shortly after being returned home to Ohio in a coma

Sanford Health and Mid Dakota Clinic have plans to merge

A federal appeals court has upheld all but one of the convictions of a former CIA officer found guilty of leaking government secrets to a reporter

Burglars target Vermont home of 82-year-old man who was attending the funeral for his wife of 59 years