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  • DA, defense clash in push to seal records in officer’s case

    DA, defense clash in push to seal records in officer’s case NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A prosecutor says family members of an armed black man who was fatally shot from behind by a white Nashville police officer in July want a slew of records made public in the officer’s…

  • Clergy sex abuse survivor plans hunger strike

    Clergy sex abuse survivor plans hunger strike PITTSFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts survivor of clergy sex abuse says he will stop eating until the Vatican acknowledges receipt of messages from several the families of victims he was assured would be sent to Pope Francis. Olan Horne, one of…

  • The Latest: New charges filed against man in fiancee’s death

    The Latest: New charges filed against man in fiancee’s death DENVER (AP) — The Latest on the case of the death of a missing Colorado woman (all times local): 10:30 a.m. Prosecutors have filed additional charges against the Colorado man charged with murder and solicitation to commit murder in…

  • Sanders announcement revives criticism from Clinton backers

    Sanders announcement revives criticism from Clinton backers WASHINGTON (AP) — The tension between supporters of Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton is resurfacing after the Vermont senator announced his second run for the White House. One longtime Clinton aide, Philippe Reines, tweeted that the media had given Sanders a “WELCOME…

  • Whatever Happened To … Cobbs Hill ice skating?

    Whatever Happened To … Cobbs Hill ice skating? Cobbs Hill Park was once home to one of two natural rinks the city maintained.            Source: Rochester New York Latest News Whatever Happened To … Cobbs Hill ice skating?

  • Animal attacks, kills North Carolina high school teacher

    Animal attacks, kills North Carolina high school teacher PANTEGO, N.C. (AP) — School officials say a 77-year-old North Carolina high school teacher died from injuries suffered in an animal attack. But authorities say they can’t tell exactly which animal. Pungo Christian Academy said in a Monday Facebook post that…

  • Chief: Houston police will end use of no-knock warrants

    Chief: Houston police will end use of no-knock warrants HOUSTON (AP) — Houston’s police chief has announced officers will no longer use no-knock warrants, just weeks after a drug raid on a home in which two suspects were fatally shot and five undercover officers were injured. Chief Art Acevedo…

  • Breaking Benjamin headed to SPAC

    Breaking Benjamin headed to SPAC Alt-metal rockers Breaking Benjamin, who performed at the Times Union Center in December, will return to the region with a 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 30, performance at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center. Also performing: Chevelle, Three Days Grace and Dorothy. Source: Times Unition Breaking…

  • Tyquan Rivera, convicted of shooting RPD officer, released from prison again

    Tyquan Rivera, convicted of shooting RPD officer, released from prison again Rivera was 14 years old in 2009 when he shot 24-year-old Anthony DiPonzio on Dayton Street in the city's northeast quadrant.            Source: Rochester New York Latest News Tyquan Rivera, convicted of shooting RPD officer, released…

  • Albany council to honor residents at Black History Month event

    Albany council to honor residents at Black History Month event ALBANY – Over a dozen residents will be honored by Common Council members Wednesday as part of an African American history month celebration. The free event will be from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Rotunda of City…