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AP News - Dec 18, 2014 10:33 PM

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville has become the first city in the South to raise the minimum wage, joining 20 others across the country.The Louisville Metro Council voted Thursday to raise the minimum wage to at least $9 per hour by 2017. The c ...more

AP News - Dec 18, 2014 10:30 PM

COLFAX, Calif. (AP) — Authorities in Northern California are investigating how the bodies of two infants or fetuses ended up in a storage unit.The Placer County sheriff's office says a woman called authorities Nov. 25 to report an odor coming fr ...more

AP News - Dec 18, 2014 10:01 PM

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Third-string quarterback Charlie Whitehurst led Tennessee on its first opening-drive touchdown of the year, and the Titans built a 10-7 halftime lead over the Jacksonville Jaguars on the final Thursday night game of the year i ...more

AP News - Dec 18, 2014 9:57 PM

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Los Angeles nightlife magnate who revamped Las Vegas' Sahara hotel and casino won a Nevada gambling license Thursday after explaining his drug use and curious business dealings, but not without limits and a promise that he'll remai ...more

AP News - Dec 18, 2014 9:55 PM

Hellmann's mayonnaise maker Unilever has withdrawn its lawsuit against the maker of "Just Mayo."Unilever filed suit against Hampton Creek earlier this year claiming the name of the small California company's product amounted to false advertising ...more

AP News - Dec 18, 2014 9:29 PM

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday:1. NEWLY FREED CUBAN WHO SPIED FOR US PORTRAYED AS VITAL ASSETBefore he was caught and jailed, his information was so good, officials ...more

AP News - Dec 18, 2014 9:06 PM

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A fire that reduced an unfinished downtown apartment building to a block-long mountain of blackened wood was an act of arson that caused an estimated $20 million to $30 million in damage, the Fire Department announced Thursday.

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AP News - Dec 18, 2014 8:52 PM

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A judge Thursday ordered a former Tulsa police officer to stand trial on a charge that he killed his daughter's boyfriend in an off-duty shooting.The Tulsa World reported (http://bit.ly/1sMguh9 ) that Shannon James Kepler, 54 ...more

AP News - Dec 18, 2014 8:50 PM

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hollywood loves its overseas villains. Evil forces from Russia, China and North Korea have tirelessly menaced our big-screen heroes in recent years. But, in the wake of the startling cancellation of "The Interview," an entire species ...more

AP News - Dec 18, 2014 8:35 PM

DETROIT (AP) — A Detroit-area man was convicted Thursday of murder in a plot to kill his wife so he could devote himself to a life of bondage and domination in an upper-class suburb with women who called him "Master Bob."The salacious trial of B ...more