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Suspect in Houston-area deputy's death had mental evaluation
HOUSTON (AP) -- The man accused of shooting and killing a suburban Houston officer has a history of mental illness and once lived in a homeless shelter, authorities said Monday....

The Latest on Houston deputy: Funeral scheduled for Friday
HOUSTON (AP) -- Here are the latest developments regarding the fatal shooting of a suburban Houston sheriff's deputy (all times local):...

Supremacist convicted of killing 3 at Kansas Jewish sites
OLATHE, Kan. (AP) -- The man who admitted killing three people at two suburban Kansas City Jewish sites gave jurors a Nazi salute Monday after they convicted him of murder and other charges for the shootings, which he said would allow him to "die a martyr."...

The Latest on Jewish shootings: Nazi salute after conviction
OLATHE, Kan. (AP) -- The latest on the trial of a white supremacist charged with capital murder for the deaths of three people at two Jewish sites in the Kansas City area (all times local):...

Supreme Court rules against clerk in gay marriage case
MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) -- The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled against a Kentucky county clerk who says her Christian faith should exempt her from having to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples....

Hometown mourners celebrate life of slain TV cameraman
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) -- The scene inside a Virginia high school auditorium sounded more like a celebration of life Monday than a visitation after a death as the family of a cameraman who was slain on live TV greeted well over 1,000 mourners at a hometown reception....

Sex registry questioned after prep school grad's conviction
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) -- A graduate of an elite prep school who was convicted of having sexual contact with a 15-year-old classmate as part of a game of sexual conquest will be required to register as a sex offender for life, a punishment his lawyer likens to being branded and legal experts and reform advocates say exceeds the crime....

Fan's death at Braves game raises stadium safety questions
ATLANTA (AP) -- The death of a longtime Braves season-ticket holder raises questions about the height of guard rails at the team's new stadium that is to open in 2017....

Lost California hiker survived 9 days with broken leg
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) -- A 62-year-old hiker missing for nine days in California's rugged Sierra Nevada with a broken leg endured freezing nighttime temperatures and crawled two days for water before getting the attention of rescuers with a whistle she carried for moments of crisis, authorities said Monday....

Investigators: Arizona woman acknowledges drowning twin sons
PHOENIX (AP) -- An Arizona woman told investigators that she drowned her 2-year-old twin sons and tried to kill her 3-year-old stepbrother in the same way because she didn't want them to live with the difficulties she faces....

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