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MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — A suburban New York police officer who was seen on video repeatedly punching and kneeing a suspect during a 2014 traffic stop will learn his fate next month, a judge said Tuesday at the conclusion of his nonjury assault trial.< ...more

AP News - 10 mins ago

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A new report shows Gov. Chris Christie's administration is considering developments at cash-strapped Liberty State Park that could include an amusement park or a low-rise hotel.The state Department of Environmental Protectio ...more

AP News - 15 mins ago

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Police and the FBI are looking for someone who sent a letter that included racially charged language and threats against people involved with a Jewish school in Greensboro.Greensboro police spokeswoman Susan Danielsen sai ...more

AP News - 16 mins ago

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A 17-year-old who was in a car stopped for an expired car registration sticker traded gunfire with police during a Tuesday morning highway chase that ended with a fiery crash involving a school bus and a trooper with a gunshot wound ...more

AP News - 21 mins ago

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A man accused of shooting a medical student will remain in custody until a bond hearing is held next week.A magistrate commissioner approved the request from prosecutors that 21-year-old Euric Cain be held in the shooting of 2 ...more

AP News - 24 mins ago

LOS ANGELES (AP) — That other Thanksgiving tradition — congested highways and jammed airports — is getting underway with gas prices low and terrorism fears high.An estimated 46.9 million Americans are expected to take a car, plane, bus or train ...more

AP News - 29 mins ago

SEATTLE (AP) — After a racist thread on social media sparked outrage on a quiet Washington state campus, college officials sent students home a day early for the Thanksgiving holiday.Western Washington University sent out an alert cancelling cla ...more

AP News - 33 mins ago

SEATTLE (AP) — Half a small forest still standing near Mount Rainier faced clear-cutting before an effort in Washington state saved the decades-old trees and allowed Microsoft to help finance the project to offset its carbon footprint.The effort ...more

AP News - 35 mins ago

CHICAGO (AP) — A white Chicago police officer who shot a black teenager 16 times last year was charged with first-degree murder Tuesday, a day before the deadline for the city to release a video of the killing that many people fear could spark unrest.< ...more

AP News - 37 mins ago

CLEVELAND (AP) — A Cleveland man has been indicted on kidnapping and other charges for taking his 5-year-old son from the Alabama home of the boy's mother in 2002 and creating new identities for them.Prosecutors on Tuesday announced that 32 coun ...more