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The Latest: Ex-baseball star guilty of 14 counts of trading

The Latest on the insider trading conviction of ex-baseball star Doug DeCinces (all times local): 5 p.m. Continue reading

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Suspect killed during shootout with Florida deputies

Authorities say a man was shot and killed after two separate shootouts with South Florida deputies. Continue reading

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Charge announcement left officer feeling ‘disrespected’

An Oklahoma police sergeant testified Friday that he felt “disrespected” by the way a prosecutor announced a manslaughter charge against a white Oklahoma officer who killed an unarmed black man. Continue reading

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The Latest: Engineer charged in deadly Amtrak crash

The Latest on a deadly Amtrak crash in Philadelphia (all times local): 7 p.m. Continue reading

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$4.2M penalty in deadly 2012 fire on oil platform in Gulf

An energy company has reached a plea deal with federal prosecutors, avoiding manslaughter charges and agreeing to a $4.2 million penalty in connection with a 2012 offshore oil platform fire that killed three workers. Continue reading

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The Latest: Ohio man took hostages before killing 3 people

The Latest on the fatal shootings of an Ohio police chief and two nursing home employees (all times local): 4:30 p.m. Continue reading

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Woman shoots Chicago officer; protective vest saves his life

Authorities say a Chicago police officer has been shot in an incident on the city’s West Side. Continue reading

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Sheriff accused of exposing himself apologizes to public

A Georgia sheriff accused of exposing himself in a public park in Atlanta has apologized to his constituents but said he plans to remain in his job. Continue reading

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Police: Man performed lewd act after stopping van in tunnel

Authorities say a man high on drugs stopped his van in the middle of a tunnel connecting New York and New Jersey to fondle himself. Continue reading

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Philadelphia top prosecutor set for bribery trial June 19

Philadelphia’s top prosecutor will go on trial later than initially planned in a federal bribery case that involves charges he promised legal favors in exchange for $100,000 worth of cash and gifts. Continue reading

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Arizona police: Woman allegedly switched flour for formula

A Tucson woman is accused of substituting flour for infant formula in containers returned to several local stores for refunds, and police have warned the public to check formula containers’ seals for tampering. Continue reading

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$350K bail for suspect in Las Vegas one-punch murder case

Bail has been set at $350,000 for a suspect held on a murder charge in the one-punch death of a California father of five outside a downtown Las Vegas lounge. Continue reading

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Man accused in Las Vegas bus shooting found mentally unfit

A 55-year-old man has been found mentally unfit to face criminal charges in the killing of a tourist from Montana and the wounding of another man in a March shooting on a double-decker bus on the Las Vegas Strip. Continue reading

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AP Explains: Why ex-NFL star’s conviction was erased

The ruling this week by a Massachusetts judge erasing Aaron Hernandez’s murder conviction has angered the victim’s family and roiled prosecutors. Continue reading

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Cop who killed 15-year-old driving stolen car is identified

The Connecticut police officer who shot and killed a 15-year-old boy driving a stolen car has been identified. Continue reading

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Inmate death at Georgia prison under investigation

Corrections officials say an inmate has died after a fight with another inmate at a Georgia prison. Continue reading

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School bus driver pleads not guilty in 3rd-grader’s death

A 70-year-old school bus driver charged in the death of a 9-year-old Massachusetts girl who became trapped in the bus door has been arraigned. Continue reading

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Man flees after shooting 8-year-old girl in leg

An 8-year-old Atlanta girl is recovering after being shot in the leg as she played outside. Continue reading

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Math error means resentencing for ex-Jerry Sandusky attorney

An attorney who helped represent former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky at his child sex abuse trial will be resentenced for embezzling $767,000 from his clients because a sentencing judge made a math error. Continue reading

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Police: Officer shot after man opens fire in nursing home

Authorities say a police officer was wounded during reports of a shooting at an Ohio nursing home. Continue reading

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