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Vigil held for Illinois police officer nearing retirement

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FOX LAKE, Ill. (AP) — Charles Joseph Gliniewicz was on the brink of retiring after a 30-year career in law enforcement. At 52, the tattooed ... Full Story

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  • Vigil held for Illinois police officer nearing retirement
    Vigil held for Illinois police officer nearing retirement

    FOX LAKE, Ill. (AP) — Charles Joseph Gliniewicz was on the brink of retiring after a 30-year career in law enforcement. At 52, the tattooed police officer with a shaved head could still be tough and intimidating if the job called for it.

  • Hunt for 3 suspects widens after Illinois officer's death
    Hunt for 3 suspects widens after Illinois officer's death

    FOX LAKE, Ill. (AP) — Authorities broadened the hunt Wednesday for three suspects wanted in the fatal shooting of a popular Illinois police officer, even as they acknowledged that they had no indication the men were still in the area where the slaying happened.

  • New Ferguson report offers lessons on handling protests
    New Ferguson report offers lessons on handling protests

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The police response to unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, last summer offers lessons in how not to handle mass demonstrations, according to a Justice Department report that warns such problems could happen in other places roiled by mistrust between law enforcement and the community.

  • In Alaska, Obama becomes 1st president to enter the Arctic
    In Alaska, Obama becomes 1st president to enter the Arctic

    KOTZEBUE, Alaska (AP) — President Barack Obama crossed the Arctic Circle on Wednesday in a first by a sitting U.S. president, telling residents in a far-flung Alaska village that their plight should be the world's wake-up call on global warming.

  • Lesbian couple, like Kentucky clerk, standing up for beliefs
    Lesbian couple, like Kentucky clerk, standing up for beliefs

    MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — As April Miller drove to work, still too stunned to grasp the magnitude of the fight erupting around her, an old song crackled over the car radio.

  • Autopsy: Football player shot by police had drugs in system

    FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A black college football player killed by a white police officer likely used a synthetic psychedelic drug and marijuana prior to the deadly confrontation at a Texas car dealership, according to an autopsy report released Wednesday.

  • Judge refuses to drop charges against police in Gray death
    Judge refuses to drop charges against police in Gray death

    BALTIMORE (AP) — A Baltimore judge on Wednesday refused to dismiss charges against six police officers in connection with the death of a black man from injuries he suffered while in custody. The judge also refused to remove the prosecutor in the case.

  • US officials mark 70th anniversary of WWII's official end
    US officials mark 70th anniversary of WWII's official end

    PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) — U.S. officials and veterans gathered on a decommissioned battleship in Pearl Harbor on Wednesday to mark the 70th anniversary of World War II's end.

  • Indian man injured by police testifies against officer
    Indian man injured by police testifies against officer

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — An Indian man left partially paralyzed when he was slammed to the ground during a police stop in Alabama testified Wednesday that he'd been in the state only about a week when he was confronted by officers investigating a call about a suspicious person.

  • Judge OKs gender surgery opposed by 48-year-old's parents

    DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A judge on Wednesday cleared the way for a 48-year-old transgender woman to undergo gender-reassignment surgery, rejecting her parents' effort to block the operation because they say she's mentally incompetent.

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