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Teen Died from Smoke Inhalation in Albuquerque House Fire

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities conducting an arson investigation at a southeast Albuquerque house fire say a 15-year-old boy whose body was found inside died from smoke inhalation. Albuquerque Fire Department officials said Sunday it might take about two weeks …

‘Heightened Alert’: Abortion Providers Brace for Ruling

In her first week on the job at a Philadelphia abortion clinic, Amanda Kifferly was taught how to search for bombs. About a year later, protesters blocked the entrances and exits of the The Women’s Centers, at one point pulling …

High Court: City Liable in Woman’s Death After 911 Violation

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The city of Jackson is liable for the wrongful death of a woman who was killed after she called 911 and the operator did not tell her to remain on the line, the Mississippi Supreme Court …

12 Injured in Shooting at South Carolina Mall; Three Detained

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Ten people were shot and two others injured in a shooting at a busy shopping mall in South Carolina’s capital that authorities do not believe was a random attack. Three people who had firearms have been …

California City Agrees to $6M Settlement in Man’s Death

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A Northern California city agreed to pay nearly $6 million to settle a lawsuit with the family of a mentally ill man who died in 2018 after police restrained and repeatedly tasered him, the family’s attorney …

Officials: Deadly Pride Parade Crash Appears Unintentional

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A member of a men’s chorus group unintentionally slammed into fellow chorists at the start of a Pride parade in South Florida, killing one member of the group and seriously injuring another, the group’s director …

Sri Lanka Police Investigate Fire on Ship Off Colombo

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — A special Sri Lankan police team has begun investigating a fire on a ship anchored off its capital, as the government seeks to take legal action against the vessel’s owners over the incident, which has …

Black Man’s Death in Minnesota Traffic Stop Sparks Unrest

BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. (AP) — A Black man died after being shot by police during a traffic stop in a Minneapolis suburb, sparking violent protests that lasted into Monday as officers in riot gear clashed with demonstrators and the man’s …

‘That Lady Is Drunk!’ Court Weighs Citizen Tip Validity

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The legal authority of a shouted tip to a state trooper about an impaired driver — “That lady is drunk!” — is before the Ohio Supreme Court in a question over constitutional protections from illegal search …

Study: Less-Lethal Munitions not Advised for Crowd Control

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Researchers studying injuries sustained by protesters and bystanders in the Twin Cities following the killing of George Floyd say “less-lethal” projectile weapons like rubber bullets are not appropriate for crowd control. University of Minnesota researchers …