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Judge: Jury must decide if handcuffed man killed himself

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A jury must decide whether the shooting death of a handcuffed man in the rear of a patrol car was a suicide, accident or "at the hand of a sheriff's deputy," a federal judge said in a ruling filed Monday.


Police seek help to identify dead boy found on Texas beach

GALVESTON, Texas (AP) — Police are asking for the public's help to identify a young boy whose body was found on a beach in Southeast Texas.


FBI: Florida man sympathized with IS, wanted to bomb mall

MIAMI (AP) — A Florida man who described himself as a sympathizer of the Islamic State extremist group faces terrorism-related charges stemming from a purported plot to bomb a Miami-area shopping mall, according to court documents filed Monday.


Flint City Council seeks more time to choose water source

FLINT, Mich. (AP) — A judge apparently is letting a Monday deadline slip after the City Council in Flint, Michigan, asked for more time to choose a long-term source of drinking water.


Report gives insight into reinstatement of SL police captain

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The actions of a black St. Louis police officer who was fired after altering a police report were worthy of only a reprimand, according to a report obtained by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch that offers further insight into why the city's Civil Service Commission later reinstated him with back pay.


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Wrongful conviction no surprise to Kansas black community

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The poor black community of Kansas City, Kansas, is outraged but not surprised by alleged wrongdoing that led to the conviction of a man who spent 23 years in prison for a double murder he didn't commit.


Biofuel company announces plans for Mississippi refinery

NATCHEZ, Miss. (AP) — A British company aims to build a refinery in southwest Mississippi that will turn wood into the equivalent of diesel or jet fuel.


Police: Ambulance fails to show, woman dies day later

EAST LIVERPOOL, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio police officer says he and a partner drove a barely breathing woman to a hospital because an ambulance crew said it was coming but didn't show up.


Students miss school after teacher posts 'I'm buying a gun'

BRENTWOOD, Pa. (AP) — A suburban Pittsburgh school district says a teacher's Facebook post about "buying a gun" caused parents to keep about 60 students home from school or pick them up early from an elementary school Friday.


Principal: Trump tombstone at Halloween party disrespectful

GLOUCESTER, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts elementary school principal says it was disrespectful and inappropriate that a game brought in for a student Halloween party featured a tombstone with the name Don Trump on it.


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Tennessee church shooting suspect due in court Monday

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The man accused of fatally shooting one person and wounding six others at a Tennessee church is slated for a court appearance.


2 adults, 2 students injured in Maryland school bus crash

ELLICOTT CITY, Md. (AP) — Police say the driver of a school bus lost control of the vehicle on a Maryland highway and crashed, leaving two adults and two high school students with minor injuries.


Police cases over 137-shot barrage unsettled 5 years later

CLEVELAND (AP) — Nearly five years after two unarmed black suspects died in a 137-shot barrage of Cleveland police gunfire, five officers fired for their roles are set to return to duty this week after an arbitrator reinstated their jobs.


Sheriff: Body of missing boy, 3, found in city water tank

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Investigators in Florida have found the body of a missing 3-year-old boy in an underground water storage tank hours after the child disappeared from a family gathering.


Fallen soldier's widow: 'Nothing to say' to Trump

MIAMI (AP) — The pregnant widow of a fallen U.S. soldier on Monday contradicted President Donald Trump's account of his phone call about her husband's death and said what he told her "made me cry even worse."


States to ask judge to keep health subsidies cut by Trump

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The top lawyers for 19 states will urge a federal judge Monday to force President Donald Trump's administration to pay health care subsidies he abruptly cut off earlier this month.


New flight paths lead to airplane noise complaints across US

PHOENIX (AP) — Airliners began flying over Twila Lake's bungalow-style house in a historic district three years ago, taking off every one to two minutes from the Phoenix airport and roaring over her neighborhood. It was a sudden change after rarely hearing jets in her previous 13 years in the downtown neighborhood.


In response to far right, LGBTQ gun group hits firing line

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) - The former pacifist pumped a shotgun at the firing line.


Law provides health benefits to volunteer NY firefighters

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York volunteer firefighters who have been diagnosed with certain cancers will be eligible for health care benefits under a new state law.


Fallen soldier's widow: 'Nothing to say' to Trump

MIAMI (AP) — The pregnant widow of a fallen U.S. soldier whose combat death led to a political fight between President Donald Trump and a Florida congresswoman says the phone call from the president left her angry and crying.


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