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Ex-con who worked for rich family arrested in their deaths
WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. marshals and police arrested a dangerous ex-convict and took his five companions into custody, safely ending a multistate manhunt in the slayings of a wealthy Washington family and their housekeeper....

7 decades on, Pearl Harbor kin seek new ID tests and closure
CARY, N.C. (AP) -- Dawn Silsbee and her siblings never knew their Uncle Bert - he died years before they were born. But they saw what his loss did to their family....

Tuk-tuk taxi maker aims to make inroads in US
DENVER (AP) -- They're ubiquitous in Asia, swarming the bustling streets of Bangkok, New Delhi and Beijing....

Cleveland calmly awaits decisions in 3 killings by police
CLEVELAND (AP) -- For Cleveland's maligned police department, the barrage began with a car chase that ended when officers fired 137 rounds and killed two unarmed black people....

Demilitarizing the cops: States retool police training
BURIEN, Wash. (AP) -- When prosecutor Dan Satterberg used to visit Washington state's police academy, the seas would part before him. Recruits would snap to attention, backs to the walls, and allow him to pass....

Father of Santa Barbara shooting victim wants gun reforms
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Richard Martinez thinks of his son every day, and with those thoughts come the constant reminder of a young life cut tragically short by a troubled man with a gun....

Arkansas judge orders reality TV star's record destroyed
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) -- Arkansas police have destroyed a record outlining a nearly decade-old investigation into reality TV star Josh Duggar, a spokesman said Friday, a day after the 27-year-old resigned his role with a prominent conservative Christian group amid reports about sexual misconduct allegations from when he was a juvenile....

Gay couple has adoption vacated now that they can marry
When Bill Novak and Norman MacArthur moved to the Philadelphia suburbs nearly 20 years ago, they were dismayed to learn that Pennsylvania would not recognize their domestic partnership from New York....

Regulators order pipeline testing, other steps after spill
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The company responsible for a pipeline that spilled thousands of gallons of oil along the California coast was ordered to take a series of steps before it can restart the line, federal regulators said Friday....

Hundreds protest Washington police shooting of 2 unarmed men
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) -- Hundreds of people marched in Washington state's capital city to protest a police shooting that wounded two unarmed stepbrothers suspected of trying to steal beer from a grocery store....

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