• In the courts ... - 04/19/2015 01:40 PM EDT
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    04/19/2015 04:29 PM EDT - DENVER (AP) — Denver police say there have been no major problems as marijuana celebrations continued for a second day.   Full Story
     
    Residents asked to stay inside because of Colorado fire
    04/19/2015 03:04 PM EDT - PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — Residents of a Colorado neighborhood are being asked to stay inside their homes because of heavy smoke from a fire. Full Story

    04/19/2015 04:05 PM EDT - ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Three years have passed since the brutal beating death of a Florida A&M University drum major exposed a culture of hazing within the school's band.   Full Story
     
    Utility: No leaks found in California gas line that exploded
    04/19/2015 04:59 PM EDT - FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A gas pipeline that exploded at a sheriff's gun range in Central California had been inspected twice in April for gas leaks, and no leaks were found, Pacific Gas & Electric Co. Full Story

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    04/19/2015 01:05 PM EDT - PHOENIX (AP) — As frustrations mounted a decade ago over illegal immigration, Sheriff Joe Arpaio created an elite squad to crack down on smugglers and, in the process, became known across the country as a tough-talking lawman willing to step in where the federal government wouldn't.   Full Story
     
    Things to know about the sperm bank industry
    04/19/2015 12:19 PM EDT - Sperm banking is a huge industry that has been around for decades but one that is relatively loosely regulated in the U. Full Story

    04/19/2015 12:19 PM EDT - ATLANTA (AP) — He was good on paper: Eloquent, mature, healthy and smart to boot. That's why Angela Collins and Margaret Elizabeth Hanson say they chose Donor 9623 to be the biological father of their child.   Full Story
     
    Facts, law in Memphis case similar to Cleveland cop shooting
    04/19/2015 11:39 AM EDT - CLEVELAND (AP) — The circumstances of a police shooting trial unfolding in a Cleveland courtroom share similarities to a high-speed chase and fatal shooting in Tennessee as well as the matters of law on which the Cleveland case will be decided: When does a threat to officers' lives end? Full Story

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    04/19/2015 02:40 PM EDT - ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is heading to Havana, the first American governor to visit Cuba since the recent thaw in relations with the communist nation.   Full Story
     
    Canadian shrimp imports up as Maine fishery remains closed
    04/19/2015 11:19 AM EDT - PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The value of Canada's cold water shrimp exports to the United States is growing as the Gulf of Maine's fishery remains closed to fishing. Full Story

    04/19/2015 11:15 AM EDT - HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Prosecutors may soon provide new details about their investigation into the February fatal shooting of an unarmed man by a central Pennsylvania police officer.   Full Story
     
    After 18 months, no answers from feds in Ga. gym mat death
    04/19/2015 11:14 AM EDT - SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Deep divisions linger over how a south Georgia teenager died before his body was found inside a rolled-up gym mat at school, and a federal investigation that began nearly 18 months ago has yet to provide any answers. Full Story

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    04/19/2015 11:09 AM EDT - BERKELEY TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — A century ago, oysters were so plentiful in New Jersey's Barnegat Bay that visitors would clamber off trains, wade into the water and pluck handfuls to roast for dinner.   Full Story
     
    Firefighters make progress on Southern California wildfire
    04/19/2015 03:49 PM EDT - CORONA, Calif. (AP) — Cooperative weather and the efforts of hundreds of firefighters helped beat back flames Sunday that had threatened hundreds of homes near a Southern California dam. Full Story

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    04/19/2015 09:19 AM EDT - EDITOR'S NOTE: On April 19, 1995, a former U.S. Army soldier parked a rented Ryder truck packed with explosives outside a federal building in Oklahoma City.   Full Story
     
    Service held to mark 20 years since Oklahoma City bombing
    04/19/2015 02:40 PM EDT - OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — About 1,000 people gathered Sunday to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Oklahoma City bombing, which was the deadliest terrorist attack on U. Full Story

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    04/19/2015 09:59 AM EDT - RUSKIN, Fla. (AP) — The letter carrier who caused a full-scale security review in Washington when he violated national airspace by landing his gyrocopter on Capitol Hill expressed frustration Sunday that his message wasn't getting through.   Full Story
     
    Q&A: Details about Hinckley and the insanity defense
    04/19/2015 04:10 AM EDT - When John Hinckley Jr. was found not guilty by reason of insanity in the 1981 assassination attempt of President Ronald Reagan, jurors left open the possibility that he would one day live outside a mental institution. Full Story

    04/19/2015 04:09 AM EDT - The last man to shoot an American president now spends most of the year in a house overlooking the 13th hole of a golf course in a gated community.   Full Story
     
    Reagan shooter finds rejection, indifference in future home
    04/19/2015 04:04 AM EDT - WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — The last man to shoot an American president now spends most of the year in a house overlooking the 13th hole of a golf course in a gated community. Full Story

     
    NC man's obituary urges readers to reject Hillary Clinton

    KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man's obituary asked two things of friends and family: instead of sending flowers for the funeral, give the money to charity. Full Story