DENVER (AP) — Police officers across the country misuse confidential law enforcement databases to get information on romantic partners, busi... Full Story
AP: Across US, police officers abuse confidential databases
DENVER (AP) — Police officers across the country misuse confidential law enforcement databases to get information on romantic partners, business associates, neighbors, journalists and others for reasons that have nothing to do with daily police work, an Associated Press investigation has found.
The Latest: Man charged in Charlotte parking deck assault
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on protests following the shooting of a man by a Charlotte police officer last week (all times local):
Court document: Black man killed by cop had threatened wife
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The black man killed by Charlotte police had a restraining order filed against him a year ago when he threatened to kill his wife and her son with a gun, according to court documents obtained Tuesday.
Ex-ally: Gov. Christie seemed happy about bridge gridlock
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie was told about the epic 2013 traffic jam at the George Washington Bridge while it was underway, seemed happy about it and joked sarcastically that there was nothing political going on, a former loyalist testified Tuesday in the scandal that helped destroy Chrstie's White House ambitions.
Houston gunman had 2 weapons, thousands of rounds at scene
HOUSTON (AP) — A disgruntled lawyer wearing military-style apparel with old Nazi emblems had two weapons and more than 2,500 rounds of live ammunition when he randomly shot at drivers in a Houston neighborhood before he was shot and killed by police, authorities said.
House explosion kills fire battalion chief, a rising star
NEW YORK (AP) — A battalion chief who had been considered a rising star in the Fire Department of New York was killed Tuesday when a row house exploded as he was supervising an evacuation following a report of a gas leak, and authorities are looking into whether the building was being used to grow arijuana.
Reason to cringe: Female voters react to Trump
KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa. (AP) — When Donald Trump challenged Hillary Clinton's stamina on the debate stage, Pennsylvania voter Patricia Bennett said she heard a "dog whistle" that smacked of unmistakable sexism.
Colleges lavishing more financial aid on wealthy students
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Spencer Mulligan knew his family could pay for his college education, even without loans or grants. So when the University of Connecticut offered a merit award of $20,000 over four years, he saw it as a bonus.
Michigan inmates get job training in 'vocational village'
IONIA, Mich. (AP) — Few states have been more aggressive in releasing inmates and diverting offenders than Michigan, where a decade ago, 1 out of every 200 people was in prison, and penal costs were beginning to crowd out basic government services.
Mom arrested after disabled son, 27, dies of malnourishment
PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado woman has been arrested in the death of her 27-year-old disabled son, who investigators say was undernourished and weighed about 90 pounds when he died.
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