August 22, 2014

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Embattled NY jail's investigations chief quitsHead of investigations at New York's Rikers Island jail complex quits amid intense scrutiny
The Associated Press13 minutes ago
FILE - In this Aug. 19, 2014 file photo, a road block closes access to Bastendorf Beach outside Coos Bay, Ore., where authorities say a drive-by gunman shot five vehicles, killing a Michigan man as he slept, then shot and killed himself. The gunman who fatally shot his father and then a man camping at an Oregon beach left a suicide note that said he was mentally ill and planned to "kill a bunch of other people" and then himself. Coos County District Attorney R. Paul Frasier released the notes Friday, Aug. 22, 2014. (AP Photo/KCBY, Angelica Carrillo, File)
Oregon gunman planned to kill 'bunch' of peopleGunman who killed 2, himself said in suicide note he planned to 'kill a bunch of other people'
The Associated Press7 minutes ago
The casket of the late U.S. Sen. Jim Jeffords is carried from a church in Rutland, Vt., on Friday Aug. 22, 2014, followed by Jeffords' two children, Laura and Leonard and their families. Jeffords died Monday in Washington at age 80. Jeffords was known nationally for leaving the Republican Party in 2001, switching control of the Senate to the Democrats.  (AP Photo/Wilson Ring)
Friends: Jeffords took Vermont roots to WashingtonJeffords remembered by family and friends for taking Vermont roots to Washington
The Associated Press17 minutes ago
Protesters march Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, in Ferguson, Mo. Protesters again gathered Thursday evening, walking in laps near the spot where Michael Brown was shot. Some were in organized groups, such as clergy members. More signs reflected calls by protesters to remove the prosecutor, Robert McCulloch, from the case. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
Questions, answers about Missouri grand juriesQuestions, answers about the grand jury in the death of a black 18-year-old near St. Louis
The Associated Press18 minutes ago
FILE - This June 26, 2014, file photo shows U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement press secretary Barbara Gonzales in a barracks for law enforcement trainees that was turned into an immigrant detention center at the Federal Law Enforcement Center (FLETC) in Artesia, N.M.  The American Civil Liberties Union announced Friday Aug. 22, 2014, it filed the federal lawsuit against federal immigration authorities, claiming detainees at a New Mexico detention center aren't getting proper legal representation. (AP Photo/Juan Carlos Llorca, File)
Coalition sues over immigrants' access to lawyersCoalition files suit over lack of access to lawyers at New Mexico immigrant detention center
The Associated Press21 minutes ago

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