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CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson says the release of nine videos in the fatal police shooting of a black 18-year-old is the beginning of more transparent process. The videos show officers last month firing repeatedly at a stolen car as it careens down the street away from them and later handcuffing a wounded Paul O'Neal, who was driving the car, after a chaotic foot chase through a residential neighborhood.

BUTLER, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say two dozen concertgoers in northeast Ohio were treated for overdoses after they ate marijuana-laced candy. No fatalities were reported Saturday at a sports camp complex in Butler, where a weekend-long rap music festival was being held. A spokesman for the Richland County Sheriff's Department tells the Mansfield News Journal that someone began tossing out bags of the colorful candies Saturday morning.

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) —An 11-year-old South Carolina girl who contracted a usually deadly brain-eating amoeba has died. The Beaufort Gazette reports Hannah Collins died Friday night. Health officials who didn't identify the patient, say it appears the individual was exposed to the amoeba while swimming July 24 in the Edisto River in Charleston County. Her family says their "sweet girl has joined the angels..."

WASHINGTON (AP) —The ACLU which sued for disclosure of President Barack Obama's guidance on the use of lethal force against terrorists overseas under the Freedom of Information Act is welcoming its release. The "presidential policy guidance" lays out what the White House says are safeguards to minimize civilian deaths and errant strikes while preserving the capability to take quick action with drone attacks and other means.

CELORON, N.Y. (AP) — A new statue of Lucille Ball has been unveiled in her hometown to replace one that was dubbed "Scary Lucy." Hundreds of fans gathered Saturday in Lucille Ball Memorial Park in the western New York village of Celoron (SEHL'-ur-ahn). They watched as the tarp was removed from the statue made by sculptor Carolyn Palmer. The new statue is being shown as part of this year's Lucille Ball Comedy Festival in nearby Jamestown.

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