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Texas county approves $1.8M settlement in Sandra Bland suit

September 21, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

HEMPSTEAD, Texas (AP) — Leaders of a Texas county Wednesday approved a $1.8 million settlement in a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the family of Sandra Bland, who died in jail days after being arrested last year. An overall $1.9 million settlement was disclosed by Bland family attorneys last week although the Texas Department of [&hellip...

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2 potential bombing witnesses seen with suitcase are sought

September 21, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

This video frame grab provided by the FBI shows two unidentified men walking in the Chelsea neighborhood of New York on Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016, around the time when a bomb exploded on a nearby street. Investigators said the men are being sought as witnesses...

Man accused of assaulting women while driving for Uber, Lyft

September 21, 2016 • Business, National NewsComments (0)

ESCONDIDO, Calif. (AP) — Authorities in San Diego County arrested a former driver for Uber and Lyft on suspicion of sexually assaulting several women while he worked for the ride-hailing services, and investigators said Wednesday that there are likely more...

Kurt Busch’s ex charged with stealing from military charity

September 20, 2016 • AP Auto Racing, National NewsComments (0)

In this May 22, 2014, file photo, Kurt Busch, left, stands with Patricia Driscoll before qualifying for a NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C. Driscoll, the former girlfriend of Busch, has been charged with stealing...

1 Air Force pilot dead, 1 hurt after ejecting in California

September 20, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

Smoke rises from the wreckage of a U.S. Air Force U-2 spy plane that crashed in the Sutter Butte mountains, Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016, near Yuba City, Calif. The plane had just taken off on a training mission from nearby Beale Air Force Base. The two pilots...

Judge rules Rose accuser must reveal her name publicly

September 20, 2016 • AP Basketball, National NewsComments (0)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles federal judge ruled Tuesday that a woman accusing NBA star Derrick Rose of rape cannot remain anonymous at her upcoming civil trial. Lawyers for the woman, who is identified in court documents as Jane Doe, argued that her...

Probate judge granted program that could erase attack charge

September 20, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut probate judge charged with choking his wife was accepted into a diversionary program on Tuesday that could result in charges against him being dismissed. Judge Martin Landgrebe appeared Tuesday in Waterbury Superior...

Mylan CEO defends EpiPen prices

September 20, 2016 • Business, National NewsComments (0)

In this July 8, 2016, file photo, a pharmacist holds a package of EpiPens epinephrine auto-injector, a Mylan product, in Sacramento, Calif. Mylan CEO Heather Bresch is defending the cost for life-saving EpiPens and is offering no suggestion that there are...

Tulsa police say man had no gun; video shows he had hands up

September 19, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — An unarmed black man killed by a white Oklahoma officer who was responding to a stalled vehicle can be seen in police video walking away from officers and toward his SUV with his hands up before he approaches the driver’s side...

Oregon orders woman spoon-fed despite advanced directive

September 19, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

ASHLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon officials are requiring a nursing facility to spoon-feed a woman despite her making clear that measures should not be taken to prolong her life. When former librarian Nora Harris was diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer’s...