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Los Angeles police shoot, kill man in fight caught on video
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Los Angeles police say three officers fired on and killed a man on the city's Skid Row because of a struggle over one of the officers' guns....

Boston falls short of season snow record _ for now
BOSTON (AP) -- It has topped more than 100 inches of snow this season, but Boston is just short of surpassing its 20-year-old snowfall record - for now that is....

Brrr! February brought record cold, snow to Northeast
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Hardy souls who shivered and shoveled their way through February in the Northeast now have evidence of just how brutal the weather was, with record cold in at least eight cities and record snowfall in Boston....

Upping juvenile criminal age to 18 may be Texas non-starter
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Jason Wang and Johnny Truong were part of a gang that dressed as utility workers and held a suburban Dallas homeowner at gunpoint, making off with $68,000 in cash, electronics and jewelry before they were eventually caught....

Lawmakers tinker with crime measure recently OK'd by voters
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- Four months after California voters lowered penalties for certain crimes, state lawmakers and law enforcement officials are lining up with proposals to repeal portions of the new law that they say have created unintended consequences, such as reducing the number of DNA samples taken from suspects....

Upscale NY suburb embroiled in a wily debate over coyotes
CHAPPAQUA, N.Y. (AP) -- This well-heeled hamlet north of New York City is embroiled in an increasingly nasty debate that seems oddly out of place amid the stately homes and tony boutiques: What should be done about coyotes?...

Spacewalking astronauts finish extensive, tricky cable job
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- Spacewalking astronauts successfully completed a three-day cable job outside the International Space Station on Sunday, routing several-hundred feet of power and data lines for new crew capsules commissioned by NASA....

Dearth of jobs a barrier to post-bankruptcy Detroit's growth
DETROIT (AP) -- When Alison Norris couldn't find work in Detroit, she searched past the city limits, ending up with a part-time restaurant job that's 20 miles away but takes at least two hours to get to via separate city and suburban bus systems....

Amish to be resentenced for remaining charges in attacks
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Sixteen members of a breakaway Amish community from eastern Ohio are scheduled to be resentenced in Cleveland after a federal appellate court overturned their hate crime convictions....

Young girl's story may lead Idaho to approve marijuana oil
BOISE, Idaho (AP) -- Ten-year-old Alexis Carey has a rare but intractable form of epilepsy, Dravet Syndrome. The genetic disease causes severe and multiple seizures, which often leave parents guessing if the terror of watching their child seize up will pass or turn fatal....

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