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September 30, 2015 - 2:28pm
1 week 5 days ago

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Prosecutors have declined to charge Caitlyn Jenner in fatal car crash in California.

The decision was announced Wednesday in the Feb. 7 collision in which authorities said Jenner's sport utility vehicle crashed into two cars, pushing one into oncoming traffic. Prosecutors say they didn't have enough evidence for a conviction.

The crash killed 69-year-old Kim Howe when her Lexus was hit by a Hummer.


September 30, 2015 - 2:28pm
1 week 5 days ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — The type of bacteria that exists in a baby's intestines may affect that child's risk of developing asthma.

That's the indication from a new study of more than 300 children. And it suggests that someday, doctors might boost the buildup of protective bugs in children, perhaps through probiotics.

Humans share their bodies with trillions of microbes that play key roles in keeping them healthy. And different combinations of bacteria in...

September 30, 2015 - 2:25pm
1 week 5 days ago

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City health officials say one person has died as part of the new Legionnaires' disease cluster discovered in the Bronx.

Twelve more people have been diagnosed with the disease a month after a different neighborhood in the Bronx was the site of the largest Legionnaires' outbreak in city history.

Officials said Wednesday that 11 patients are hospitalized and one has been discharged.

All the patients had...

September 30, 2015 - 2:24pm
1 week 5 days ago

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia alternative weekly newspaper City Paper will stop printing after it was purchased by a company whose investors include the publishers of a competing publication.

Broad Street Media LLC said Wednesday it expects to incorporate City Paper's best features into the competitor, Philly Weekly. It also will combine their websites.

SB New York Inc., which publishes the free Metro daily newspaper in Philadelphia, New York...

September 30, 2015 - 2:09pm
1 week 5 days ago

DENVER (AP) — A man convicted of stabbing five people to death during a Denver bar robbery that netted $170 has been sentenced to five life sentences and an additional 180 years for other felony counts.

The judge said he issued the life sentences because he had no other choice after jurors rejected the death penalty.

Dexter Lewis, 25, was convicted in August of five counts of murder for the October 2012 stabbings at Fero's Bar and Grill....

September 30, 2015 - 2:04pm
1 week 5 days ago

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a concrete block fell off a 50-story building under construction in northern New Jersey, injuring a police officer who was working on the street below.

The accident happened Wednesday morning in Jersey City, where the $194 million tower known as Trump Bay Street is being built.

City spokeswoman Jennifer Morrill tells The Jersey Journal ( ) that the officer is alert and being treated at a...

September 30, 2015 - 1:59pm
1 week 5 days ago

WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) — A decision isn't expected until early next year on whether two 13-year-old Wisconsin girls should be tried as adults on charges of attempting to kill a classmate.

Judge Michael Bohren on Wednesday stayed the case against the two girls until a state appeals court can hear arguments. They're accused of stabbing Payton Leutner 19 times in a Waukesha park in May 2014 in order to placate a fictional character called Slender Man.


September 30, 2015 - 1:56pm
1 week 5 days ago

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A jury has begun deliberating in the trial of two men accused of killing a Border Patrol agent in a 2010 shootout in the Arizona desert.

Jurors entered deliberations Wednesday afternoon after prosecutors and the defense made their closing statements in federal court in Tucson.

Jesus Leonel Sanchez-Meza, also known as Lionel Portillo-Meza, and Ivan Soto-Barraza are accused of belonging to a "rip crew" that was planning to rob drug...

September 30, 2015 - 1:45pm
1 week 5 days ago

HARRISBURG, S.D. (AP) — The latest developments in a South Dakota school shooting that injured a high school principal. All times local:

4 p.m.

A South Dakota man says his 16-year-old son is the student who shot a high school principal Wednesday.

The man says his ex-wife called to tell him their son had been arrested at Harrisburg High School in the shooting about 10 a.m.

The Associated Press is not naming...

September 30, 2015 - 1:40pm
1 week 5 days ago

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The latest in the case of the Indiana House majority leader who resigned after apologizing for offensive messages sent from his cellphone (all times are local):

1:40 p.m.

A high-ranking Republican who abruptly resigned from the Indiana House this week faced ethical questions a decade ago over his relationship with a domestic violence victim in a case he was prosecuting.

House Majority Leader Jud McMillin of...

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