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Retrial ordered in suit over man's killing by California cop

Brian Melley, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 24th - 5:40pm

A federal appeals court ordered a new trial Wednesday in a lawsuit brought by the mother of a gang member whose killing by an Anaheim police officer four years ago sparked nights of raucous protests.

Hawaii's hepatitis A count rises by 22 to total of 228

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 24th - 5:40pm

The state Department of Health says 22 more people have been identified as having hepatitis A in Hawaii since last week.

The Latest: Mayor says no major injuries reported in Kokomo

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 24th - 5:31pm

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The Latest: Legislature advances bill on opioid database

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 24th - 5:31pm

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Family of gun instructor killed by girl with Uzi sues range

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 24th - 5:30pm

The family of an Arizona shooting range instructor who was accidentally killed by a 9-year-old girl with an Uzi has sued the business, alleging it should not have allowed a child to use the high-powered weapon.

Former Idaho GOP gubernatorial candidate to run again

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 24th - 5:23pm

Former GOP gubernatorial candidate Russ Fulcher says he is running for governor for a second time.

Medical marijuana panel releases applicant rankings

Brian Witte, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 24th - 5:21pm

Maryland's medical marijuana commission has released how top applicants ranked to grow and dispense marijuana in the state.

US intelligence still sorting out NSA hack

Amy Taxin and Deb Riechmann, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 24th - 5:12pm

The U.S. is still probing the extent of a recent cyber leak of what purports to be hacking tools used by the National Security Agency, the nation's top intelligence official said Wednesday.

Weather Service: Multiple tornadoes in central Indiana

Ken Kusmer, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 24th - 5:11pm

Multiple tornadoes touched down in central Indiana on Wednesday, tearing the roofs off apartment buildings, sending air conditioners falling onto parked cars and cutting power to thousands of people.

The Latest: San Jose officer placed on leave 2 months ago

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 24th - 5:11pm

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The Latest: Colorado sheriff accused of inmate sex assault

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 24th - 5:11pm

The Latest on a rural Colorado sheriff accused of sexually assaulting a developmentally delayed inmate (all times local):

VA documents: Soldier who killed 5 Dallas officers showed symptoms of PTSD after returning from Afghanistan

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 24th - 5:11pm

— VA documents: Soldier who killed 5 Dallas officers showed symptoms of PTSD after returning from Afghanistan.

28 buses damaged in fire at Puyallup School District garage

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 24th - 5:00pm

Authorities say a large fire has damaged at least 28 buses belonging to the Puyallup School District.

Temporary FEMA housing units expected to return to Louisiana

Melinda Deslatte and Michael Kunzelman, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 24th - 5:00pm

Thousands of south Louisiana residents remain stuck in shelters, living in hotels or staying in the spare bedrooms of family and friends after flooding ravaged their homes, creating a housing crunch that will bring back temporary housing units like those that dotted the Gulf Coast after Hurricane Katrina.

Navy says Iranian boats harassed US ship in Strait of Hormuz

Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 24th - 4:50pm

Four Iranian small boats harassed a U.S. Navy warship near the Persian Gulf, but no missiles were fired, the chief of naval operations said Wednesday.

Investigators say hospice nurse stole dying patient's drugs

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 24th - 4:40pm

Authorities say a Pennsylvania hospice nurse stole a dying cancer patient's medication and blamed it on a sore neck.

Judge delays sentencing for Kansas man in foiled bomb plot

Roxana Hegeman, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 24th - 4:33pm

A federal judge delayed a sentencing decision Wednesday for a Kansas man who admitted aiding a wannabe Islamic State jihadist's plan to detonate what they thought was a bomb at Fort Riley.

No charges in shooting of Boston man by terror investigators

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 24th - 4:31pm

Prosecutors will not seek criminal charges against a Boston officer and an FBI agent who fatally shot a man last year who they believed was plotting an attack against police, authorities announced on Wednesday.

The Latest: 3 kids kidnapped after mom killed found safe

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 24th - 4:31pm

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Documents: Soviets worried about detente after Nixon quit

Amy Taxin and Deb Riechmann, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 24th - 4:31pm

Overseas reaction to President Richard Nixon's resignation in 1974 was mixed: The Soviets expressed worry about the future of detente. North Korea reacted brashly, calling Nixon's exit the "falling out" of the "wicked boss" of American imperialists. South Vietnam put its forces on high alert because it feared the North Vietnamese would take advantage of the vulnerable U.S. political situation.