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Chicago police officers respond to rioting near West Madison Street and South Karlov Avenue on the West Side, of Chicago, Monday, Aug. 10, 2020.  (Ashlee Rezin Garcia/Chicago Sun-Times via AP)
Lack of body cameras fuels suspicion in Chicago shootingThe Chicago Police Department is facing new questions about accountability after acknowledging that officers who shot a Black man were not wearing body cameras
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Rasheeda Creighton an alumni of the Maggie Walker school poses next to the bust of Maggie Walker in front of the school Tuesday Aug. 11, 2020, in Richmond, Va. Creighton is working on efforts to increase diversity at governor's schools. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
Elite public schools in Virginia, elsewhere seek diversityOfficials in several states are considering major changes to the way the nation's top-rated public high schools admit students
The Associated Press9 hours ago
FILE - In this Sept. 25, 2018, file photo, Bill Cosby arrives for a sentencing hearing following his sexual assault conviction at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown Pa. Lawyers for Bill Cosby argue in an appeal filing Tuesday, August 11, 2020 that it was “fundamentally unfair” for the trial judge to allow Cosby’s damaging deposition from a sex accuser’s lawsuit to be used against him at his criminal trial because he believes he had a binding promise from a prosecutor that he could never be charged in the case.  (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
Cosby sex assault appeal takes on non-prosecution dealBill Cosby's lawyers are arguing in a new appeals filing that it was “fundamentally unfair” to let prosecutors use Cosby's damaging deposition from a sex accuser's lawsuit against him at trial
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Lawyer: LA deputies need to be held accountable for tacticsA lawyer representing three teenagers who were detained at gunpoint by Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies is calling for an investigation into the tactics and accountability for their actions
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Dolphin stampede greets Southern California whale watchersSome 300 dolphins were caught on camera Sunday stampeding across the ocean near Dana Point
The Associated Press11 hours ago
FILE - In this June 27, 2020, file photo, demonstrators carry a giant placard during a rally and march over the death of Elijah McClain outside the police department in Aurora, Colo. The parents of McClain, a 23-year-old Black man who died after officers in suburban Denver stopped him on the street last year and put him in a chokehold, sued police and medical officials Tuesday, Aug. 11. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)
Police face new lawsuit, probes after Elijah McClain's deathThe Colorado attorney general has announced a civil rights investigation into the suburban Denver police department whose officers used a chokehold on Elijah McClain before the 23-year-old Black man died last year
The Associated Press12 hours ago
In this screen grab from video provided by the Travis County Commissioners Court, Judge Nicholas Chu confers with defense attorneys and prosecutors during a Texas jury trial being conducted over Zoom on Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020, in Austin. The court has launched what the state says is the nation's first virtual jury trial in a criminal case. The misdemeanor traffic case is being broadcast live on YouTube and comes as the latest experiment in how to resume jury proceedings in a criminal justice system that's been crippled by the coronavirus pandemic. (Travis County Commissioners Court via AP)
Texas court holds jury trial in traffic crime case over ZoomA Texas court has launched what the state says is the nation’s first virtual jury trial in a criminal case
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Dan Rippy of Forreston clears debris from his granddaughter's bedroom in a home in the Candlelight Mobile Home Park on Tuesday, August 11, 2020, in Forreston, Ill.  (Scott P. Yates/Rockford Register Star via AP)
Powerful storm leaves 2 dead, heavy crop damage in MidwestHundreds of thousands across the Midwest remained without electricity after a powerful storm packing 100 mph winds battered the region
The Associated Press15 hours ago
Zach Gershman, a Penn State sophomore, poses for a photograph in his basement studio, Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020, in Philadelphia. Gershman lost a paid summer internship covering The Northwoods collegiate baseball league for local Fox Sports affiliates in the Midwest. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Summer jobs for young people are vanishing with the pandemicThe iconic summer job for high school and college students has been on the wane for nearly 20 years
The Associated Press16 hours ago
Authorities walk among the piles of debris from an explosion in Baltimore on Monday, Aug. 10, 2020. The "major gas explosion" that involved three houses at Labyrinth and Reistertown roads has left multiple people, including children, trapped according to the Baltimore Fire Department. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
Death toll rises to 2 people from Baltimore gas explosionAuthorities in Baltimore say that a second body has been recovered after three row houses were destroyed by a natural gas explosion
The Associated Press16 hours ago
FILE - In this Jan. 28, 2013, file photo, a computer-generated graphic that demonstrates an earthquake early warning system is displayed at a news conference at the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, Calif. California's earthquake early warnings will be a standard feature on all Android phones, bypassing the need for users to download the state's MyShake app in order to receive alerts, the Governor's Office of Emergency Services said. The state worked with the U.S. Geological Survey and Google, the maker of Android, to build the quake alerts into all phones that run the commonplace operating system. The deal was expected to be announced Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File)
Android phones to track quakes; California gets alert systemGoogle says Android phones will be used to sense earthquakes around the world and may one day be able to provide global warnings, with the first mass alert system unveiled Tuesday in California
The Associated Press16 hours ago
Seattle Police Chief Carmen Best, left, arrives to speak at a news conference with Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan, center, and Deputy Police Chief Adrian Diaz, right, Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020, in Seattle. Best, the first Black woman to lead Seattle's police department, announced she will be stepping down in September following cuts to her budget that would reduce the department by as many as 100 officers and that Diaz will serve as interim police chief. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
In Seattle, a Black police chief resigns over budget cutsEfforts to cut spending on police _ a key demand of anti-racism demonstrators across the nation _ have claimed an unlikely target
The Associated Press23 hours ago
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