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Board recommends rejecting clemency for 2 Arkansas inmates

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Arkansas Parole Board recommended Monday that the governor reject long-shot bids for clemency by two of inmates facing lethal injection next month, as a new lawsuit challenges the state’s unprecedented plan to conduct four double executions over a 10-day period. The board told Gov. Asa Hutchinson the clemency requests […]
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Screams alert residents to fire that killed 2 in Oakland

Firefighters battle an early morning apartment fire Monday, March 27, 2017, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot) OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Awakened by screams of “fire,” Michael Jones bolted out of bed in the pre-dawn darkness Monday at the dilapidated Oakland apartment building he calls home, instinctively pounded on the doors of his elderly neighbors […]
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Michigan, Flint to replace 18,000 lead-tainted water lines

FILE – In this March 21, 2016 file photo, the Flint Water Plant water tower is seen in Flint, Mich. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said on March 27, 2017, that a $100 million grant to address drinking water issues in the city was approved after a formal application from Michigan state officials. (AP Photo/Carlos […]
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Police review transit bus video from Las Vegas shooting

This photo released by Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department on Sunday, March 26, 2017, shows Rolando Cardenas. A man visiting from Montana was shot on a Las Vegas bus on Saturday before the suspect barricaded himself in the vehicle and shut down the Strip for hours, authorities said Sunday. Cardenas has been accused in the […]
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Police: No active search for suspects in nightclub shooting

Members of the ATF and local police work at a crime scene at the Cameo club after a fatal shooting, Sunday, March 26, 2017, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/John Minchillo) CINCINNATI (AP) — As Cincinnati police delved further into their investigation of a nightclub shooting melee that left one person dead and 16 injured, city officials […]
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Michigan, Flint to replace 18,000 lead-tainted water lines

DETROIT (AP) — Michigan and the city of Flint agreed Monday to replace thousands of home water lines under a sweeping deal to settle a lawsuit by residents over lead-contaminated water in the struggling city. Flint will replace at least 18,000 lead or galvanized-steel water lines by 2020, and the state will pick up the […]
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Screams, popping glass alerted residents to building fire

Firefighters battle an early morning apartment fire Monday, March 27, 2017, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot) OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — An Oakland residential building that caught fire Monday, killing one person, had been the target of building department investigations and citations since 2010, when the city allowed the owner to convert the structure into […]
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Racist sword killer says he’d mulled racial attack for years

James Harris Jackson, center, a white racist accused of fatally stabbing a 66-year-old stranger on a Manhattan street because he was black, appears in Manhattan Criminal Court, with his attorney Sanford Talkin, left, in New York, Monday March 27, 2017. He is charged with murder as a hate crime. (Alec Tabak/The Daily News via AP, […]
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Board recommends rejecting clemency for 2 Arkansas inmates

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Arkansas Parole Board recommended Monday that the governor reject long-shot bids for clemency by two of inmates facing lethal injection next month, as a new lawsuit challenges the state’s unprecedented plan to conduct four double executions over a 10-day period. The board told Gov. Asa Hutchinson the clemency requests […]
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Michigan, Flint to replace 18,000 lead-tainted water lines

DETROIT (AP) — Michigan and the city of Flint have agreed to replace thousands of home water lines under a sweeping deal to settle a lawsuit over lead-contaminated water in the troubled city. A court filing Monday says Flint will replace at least 18,000 lead or galvanized-steel water lines by 2020, and the state will […]