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  • Police: Students ran high school prostitution ring

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    VENICE, Fla. (AP) — Students at a Southwest Florida high school told administrators that two teens tried to recruit them into a "prostitution ring" and that one 15-year-old boy had been "pimping out girls," according to an arrest affidavit. By Tuesday, detectives in Venice, a small...

  • Rain, snow could mess up Thanksgiving travel

    Associated Press
    Updated: 8 hr ago

    MINEOLA, N.Y. — Thanksgiving travelers scrambled to change their plans and set out early ahead of a storm expected to bring snow, slush and rain to the crowded Washington-to-Boston corridor Wednesday on one of the busiest, most stressful days of the year. Forecasters said major...

  • Adrian Peterson compares himself to Darren Wilson in Ferguson tweet

    By Cindy Boren, The Washington Post
    Updated: 12 hr ago

    A couple of hours after the announcement was made that a St. Louis County grand jury would not charge police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of unarmed teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., Adrian Peterson took to Twitter with an unfortunate comparison to his...

  • Legal issues may not be over for Ferguson officer Darren Wilson

    By Yamiche Alcindor, USA TODAY
    Updated: 12 hr ago

    FERGUSON, Mo. — The grand jury decision not to indict Ferguson Officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of a teenager will not end Wilson's legal troubles. Though the decision is likely the last word from Missouri's criminal courts, Wilson, whose shooting of 18-year-old Michael...

  • Mexican boy who had massive tumor recovering

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An 11-year-old Mexican boy who had pieces of a massive tumor removed and who drew international attention after U.S. officials helped him get treatment in New Mexico is still recovering after an 11-hour surgery. And he got a surprise visitor while resting....

  • Oklahoma high school rocked by 3 rape allegations

    Yesterday

    NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Allegations by three girls at a central Oklahoma high school that they were raped by the same male student have led to a police investigation, and on Monday brought protests by students who say school officials have mishandled the case and subsequent bullying....

  • Police shooting in housing project ruled homicide

    Yesterday

    NEW YORK (AP) — Prosecutors should charge a police officer who fatally shot an unarmed man in a dark public housing stairwell, elected officials said Monday after the medical examiner announced that the death was ruled a homicide. City Councilwoman Inez Barron and Assemblyman-elect...

  • Police: Video of officer shooting boy is 'clear'

    Associated Press
    Yesterday

    CLEVELAND — A Cleveland officer was less than 10 feet away when he fatally shot a 12-year-old boy carrying a pellet gun near a playground, and video of the shooting is clear about what happened, police said Monday. The boy was confronted Saturday by officers responding to a 911 call...

  • Q&A: How the Ferguson grand jury process works

    By Kimberly Kindy, The Washington Post
    Yesterday

    Now that a St. Louis County grand jury has finished three months of deliberations in the case against Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson, some aspects of the process will remain secret while others will be publicly disclosed. The Washington Post asked Ed Magee, spokesman for...

  • Ferguson officer who shot Michael Brown marries

    Yesterday

    CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — The police officer who fatally shot an unarmed 18-year-old in Ferguson, Missouri, setting off weeks of ongoing protests, has gotten married. Records at the St. Louis County Recorder of Deeds office show that 28-year-old Darren Wilson married Barbara Spradling on...

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