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April 26, 2015 - 4:08am
42 min 56 sec ago

BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony Batts says he believes outside "agitators" are responsible for violent incidents during a mostly peaceful protest against the death of Freddy Gray following an arrest.

Gray suffered a spinal injury in police custody and later died. Batts says that at least five officers were injured and 12 people were arrested yesterday.

While Batts generally praised protesters, Baltimore's mayor expressed...

April 26, 2015 - 3:06am
42 min 56 sec ago

BALTIMORE (AP) — A protest over the death of Freddie Gray, who was critically injured in police custody, started peacefully with thousands marching through downtown streets. Then, things turned violent and volatile.

The chaotic scene prompted the first public remarks from Freddie Gray's twin sister, who pleaded for peace at a news conference alongside the mayor. Fredricka Gray says her brother wouldn't have wanted to see the violent protests.

After...

April 26, 2015 - 2:16am
42 min 56 sec ago

SEATTLE (AP) — A Washington state mountain climbing group says a member of its Everest team has died as a result of an avalanche that hit the mountain following the Nepal earthquake.

Seattle-based Madison Mountaineering says that Marisa Eve Girawong died in the aftermath of the avalanche that struck the climbers' base camp on Saturday.

The group's website describes Girawong as a physician's assistant who was serving as the team's camp doctor....

April 26, 2015 - 12:42am
42 min 56 sec ago

NEW YORK (AP) — The Tribeca Film Festival ended with a bang — a special 25th anniversary screening of the Martin Scorsese gangster flick "Goodfellas."

Robert De Niro, Ray Liotta, Lorraine Bracco and Paul Sorvino walked the red carpet before the screening Saturday night.

Liotta recalled Scorsese saying he wanted to shoot the film "like a gangster."

Many place the Oscar-nominated film at the top of the list of the greatest movies...

April 25, 2015 - 11:27pm
42 min 56 sec ago

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — The Coast Guard says four sailors are missing after a violent storm capsized boats that were participating in a regatta in Mobile Bay.

Petty Officer Carlos Vega said one person had been rescued in the waters around 9 p.m. Saturday, nearly five hours after the storm blew through the area. Boats toppled and many sailors had to be helped from the waters.

More than 100 sailboats and as many as 200 people were participating in the...

April 25, 2015 - 9:57pm
42 min 56 sec ago

BALTIMORE (AP) — Fans at the Baltimore Orioles-Boston Red Sox baseball game were briefly asked to stay inside the stadium toward the end of the game after a small group of Freddie Gray protesters became violent.

The protesters blocked an intersection near Oriole Park at Camden Yards for several hours and had a tense standoff with police Saturday night. The protesters were eventually cleared.

In the middle of the ninth inning, the public address...

April 25, 2015 - 9:41pm
2 hours 32 min ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — The national "Nerd Prom" is drawing a wide mix of Hollywood and Washington power players for the White House Correspondents' Association dinner.

Tea Leoni, who plays the nation's chief diplomat on TV's "Madam Secretary," arrived arm in arm Saturday with the first female secretary of state, Madeleine Albright. Their entourage includes CBS' Bob Schieffer and Leoni's TV husband, Tim Daly.

The correspondents' dinner has grown into a...

April 25, 2015 - 9:04pm
5 hours 12 min ago

CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a 17-year-old boy who went missing for nearly four days before he returned to his Northern California home told his family he hid on his high school campus, surviving on fruit from trees and drinking from the water fountain.

The San Francisco Chronicle reports (http://bit.ly/1QuLiLL) the boy went to his first-period class Monday morning and missed his remaining classes. His disappearance led law enforcement officers to search his...

April 25, 2015 - 8:40pm
6 hours 12 min ago

HONOLULU (AP) — The Coast Guard says it's continuing to look for a Hawaii fisherman who went missing just a few months after surviving 12 days at sea.

A patrol boat based in Hilo, a medium response boat from Maui and a helicopter crew from Oahu were searching for Ron Ingraham on Saturday.

The Coast Guard rescued Ingraham's shipmate Kenny Corder a few hours after receiving a mayday call from their vessel early Friday.

Corder says...

April 25, 2015 - 6:33pm
42 min 56 sec ago

9 p.m. CDT (10 p.m. EDT)

For some at the Iowa Faith and Freedom Coalition meeting of social conservatives, it looks like a bumper crop of Republican candidates competing in the 2016 race.

Sixty-eight-year-old Bill Campbell Indianola says he hasn't decided which of the contenders to support. But he's pleased so many are vying for the nomination. He calls that "a wonderful dilemma."

Another voter, Jean Gerritsen of Ankeny, is...

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