FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 02 Sep 2015 16:49:34 -07:00Timeline of events in slaying of Illinois police officer, 02 Sep 2015 21:41:58 GMTFOX LAKE, Ill. (AP) — Just 17 minutes elapsed between the time Fox Lake police Lt. Charles Joseph Gliniewicz first radioed that he was pursuing three suspicious men and when his fellow officers found his body. refuses to drop charges against police in Gray death, 02 Sep 2015 23:18:43 GMTBALTIMORE (AP) — A Baltimore judge on Wednesday refused to dismiss charges against six police officers in connection with the death of a black man from injuries he suffered while in custody. The judge also refused to remove the prosecutor in the case. show nuances to 'Concussion' controversy, NFL fears, 02 Sep 2015 22:00:39 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Leaked emails about the fact-based football drama "Concussion" paint a complicated picture of the internal dealings between Sony executives, lawyers, external consultants and filmmaker Peter Landesman in the early stages of development of the head-trauma film. in Florida doctor's death violates federal probation, 02 Sep 2015 23:20:46 GMTST. LOUIS (AP) — One of two Missouri men charged with killing a southwest Florida doctor was sentenced Wednesday for a probation violation that investigators allege put him in the same county where the physician was killed — more than 1,100 miles from his eastern Missouri home — a day before her body was found. regulators boost oversight of Massachusetts plant, 02 Sep 2015 23:11:28 GMTBOSTON (AP) — Federal inspectors said Wednesday they're increasing their oversight of the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station in the wake of a shutdown during a winter storm. Defendant in California kidnapping blamed vaccine, 02 Sep 2015 22:44:59 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The man charged in a California kidnapping that police initially dismissed as a hoax said he acted alone, and that mental illness and a side effect from a vaccine contributed to his behavior, the FBI said in a court filing. warships in Bering Sea as Obama visits Alaska, 02 Sep 2015 21:47:58 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Five Chinese warships have moved into the Bering Sea near Alaska after participating in a naval exercise with Russia, but officials said they don't view the ships as a threat as President Barack Obama travels in northern Alaska near the Arctic Circle. markets rebound a day after big plunge, 02 Sep 2015 21:43:40 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks rebounded Wednesday, recovering a significant portion of their losses from the day earlier. Investors remain on edge after the latest market plunge, which was triggered by more signs of slowing growth in China. chief accuses boycotters of anti-Semitism, 02 Sep 2015 21:33:19 GMTIDAN HANEGEV INDUSTRIAL PARK, Israel (AP) — The chief executive of SodaStream, the beverage maker that is shuttering its West Bank factory in the face of international boycott calls, accused his company's critics Wednesday of anti-Semitism and hurting the interests of the Palestinian workers they claim to protect.'s president acknowledges distrust, fear, 02 Sep 2015 22:42:49 GMTMEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto acknowledged Wednesday that the country's crime, corruption and economic troubles have caused distrust and anger among Mexicans. look at the case of Texas man killed by deputies, 02 Sep 2015 22:57:25 GMTSAN ANTONIO (AP) — The fatal shooting of a San Antonio-area man by sheriff's deputies is drawing scrutiny because the man had both hands in the air at the time he was shot. Officials say a video appears to show 41-year-old Gilbert Flores was armed with a knife during the confrontation Friday outside a home northwest of San Antonio, and are examining the images as part of their investigation. tempers fray as Hungary blocks trains for 2nd day, 02 Sep 2015 21:44:00 GMTBUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Tempers flared among the thousands trapped in a makeshift refugee camp in the heart of Budapest on Wednesday as Hungary played hardball with its unwelcome visitors for a second day, blocking train ticket-clutching migrants from traveling deeper into Europe. orders California firm to stop tapping Sierra springs, 02 Sep 2015 22:17:45 GMTFRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Armed with evidence captured by surveillance cameras, California regulators have ordered a business to stop tapping Sierra Nevada spring water that is later bottled and sold in stores, officials said Wednesday. to give citizenship to Venezuelans hurt by crisis, 02 Sep 2015 23:35:22 GMTBOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombia is giving citizenship to dozens of Venezuelans separated from family members as part of President Nicolas Maduro's crackdown on illegal immigration along the border. officer killed in Illinois was on brink of retirement, 02 Sep 2015 22:25:40 GMTFOX LAKE, Ill. (AP) — Charles Joseph Gliniewicz was on the brink of retiring after a 30-year-career in law enforcement. At 52, the tattooed police officer with a shaved head could still be tough and intimidating if the job called for it. of eroding village welcome Obama's attention, 02 Sep 2015 23:08:47 GMTANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Residents of a Native village threatened by erosion were thankful Wednesday for President Obama's attention to their plight, saying they hope his visit to Alaska will help them secure funding to build a critical evacuation road to drier ground. survivor of San Francisco earthquake of 1906 dies, 02 Sep 2015 23:18:00 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Ruth Newman was just a child living on an outlying ranch when the Great San Francisco Earthquake of 1906 struck, but her memory of that day never faded, her daughter said. $32M in state funding to help renovate Alamo, 02 Sep 2015 22:31:58 GMTSAN ANTONIO (AP) — Texas officials unveiled a nearly $32 million state effort Wednesday to renovate the Alamo and its grounds with the public's help. data shows racial disparity in arrests, deaths, 02 Sep 2015 22:42:20 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Newly released data shows that although just 6 percent of Californians are African Americans, they account for 17 percent of all arrests in the state and a quarter of in-custody deaths. Ferguson report offers lessons on handling protests, 02 Sep 2015 23:29:11 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The police response to unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, last summer offers lessons in how not to handle mass demonstrations, according to a Justice Department report that warns such problems could happen in other places roiled by mistrust between law enforcement and the community. for 3 suspects widens after Illinois officer's death, 02 Sep 2015 23:28:43 GMTFOX LAKE, Ill. (AP) — Authorities broadened the hunt Wednesday for three suspects wanted in the fatal shooting of a popular Illinois police officer, even as they acknowledged that they had no indication the men were still in the area where the slaying happened. allege bogus tire claims by NASA contractors, 02 Sep 2015 21:32:46 GMTORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say two NASA contractors in Florida committed fraud by submitting hundreds of thousands of dollars in fake claims for car tires. nursing home for Native Americans to open next year, 02 Sep 2015 22:04:18 GMTLINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A long-awaited Nebraska nursing home on the border with South Dakota's Pine Ridge Indian Reservation will begin accepting Native American residents early next year to ease a severe care shortage in one of the nation's poorest regions, a project official said Wednesday. at Fenway Park hurt trying for foul, leaves on stretcher, 02 Sep 2015 23:07:42 GMTBOSTON (AP) — A fan at Fenway Park has been taken away on a stretcher after flipping over backward trying to catch a foul ball. extradites ex-police officer sought in US murder, 02 Sep 2015 23:37:55 GMTAUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A former Austin, Texas, police officer has been charged with capital murder in the death of his pregnant girlfriend. visit to Arctic spotlights tough life in Alaska, 02 Sep 2015 22:35:27 GMTANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — With a historic visit to the Alaska Arctic, President Barack Obama was shining a spotlight Wednesday on the plight of residents in rural Alaska, where Alaska Natives and others toil under rough-and-tumble conditions that most Americans would be hard-pressed to imagine.'s title hopes may rest on an influx of new starting QBs, 02 Sep 2015 22:26:45 GMTATLANTA (AP) — The Southeastern Conference has gone two whole years without winning a national title. city, creator of Twitter parody account settle suit, 02 Sep 2015 23:14:47 GMTCHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — The central Illinois city of Peoria tentatively agreed Wednesday to pay $125,000 to settle a lawsuit filed by a man whose home was raided by police over a Twitter account he created depicting the mayor as a lewd fan of drugs and alcohol. Western sheep operators colluded against workers, 02 Sep 2015 22:55:51 GMTCHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Two former shepherds from Peru are accusing key players in the sheep industry in the western U.S. of conspiring to keep wages low for foreign workers. set for February for 7 Minnesota men in terror case, 02 Sep 2015 22:54:32 GMTMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Seven Minnesota men accused of plotting to travel to Syria to fight with the Islamic State group are scheduled to stand trial on Feb. 16, a federal judge ruled Wednesday. Football player shot by police had drugs in system, 02 Sep 2015 21:52:10 GMTARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — An initial autopsy report has found that a black college football player killed by a police officer had used a synthetic psychedelic drug and marijuana prior to the deadly confrontation at a Texas car dealership. hits 35th home run as Angels take series from A's, 02 Sep 2015 22:49:27 GMTOAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Albert Pujols hit a two-run drive to make him one of four players with 10 career 35-homer seasons, and the Los Angeles Angels jumped on AL ERA leader Sonny Gray from the start to beat the Oakland Athletics 9-4 Wednesday. charges against officer in Washington police shooting, 02 Sep 2015 21:55:02 GMTOLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — A prosecutor says no charges will be brought against an Olympia, Washington, police officer who shot and injured two men he says repeatedly threatened him, including with a skateboard. Latest: Protester to face assault against officer, 02 Sep 2015 23:34:40 GMTBALTIMORE (AP) — The latest on the first court hearing for six Baltimore police officers who are charged in the death of Freddie Gray, a black man who died a week after suffering a spinal cord injury in custody (all times local): Jones, boyish Disney star, dies at 84, 02 Sep 2015 22:54:16 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Dean Jones, whose boyish good looks and all-American manner made him Disney's favorite young actor for such lighthearted films as "That Darn Cat!" and "The Love Bug," has died of Parkinson's disease. He was 84. officials mark 70th anniversary of WWII's official end, 02 Sep 2015 23:04:30 GMTPEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) — U.S. officials gathered on a decommissioned battleship in Pearl Harbor to mark the 70th anniversary of World War II's end. touts end to oil-export ban, bemoans EPA in Oklahoma, 02 Sep 2015 22:01:20 GMTOKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The United States should end its ban on crude-oil exports and reduce federal regulations that are stifling an energy industry central to the nation's future economic prosperity, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio said Wednesday to a friendly group of mostly oil and natural gas producers. Las Vegas street performances tabled until Sept. 16, 02 Sep 2015 23:14:39 GMTLAS VEGAS (AP) — A proposal to tame the often rowdy and revealing gauntlet of downtown Las Vegas entertainers will get more time for city leaders to craft the rules. of Arizona police officer whipping dog prompts probe, 02 Sep 2015 22:06:22 GMTPHOENIX (AP) — A suburban Phoenix police officer is being investigated after a video posted online purportedly shows him whipping and kicking a police dog. Colbert one-ups Jeb Bush raffle with 1 of his own, 02 Sep 2015 22:07:52 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Score one for Stephen Colbert. Beckman Bio File, 02 Sep 2015 22:24:14 GMTName: Jack Beckman drug counselors charged in $46 million fraud scheme, 02 Sep 2015 22:31:07 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Eight women who worked for a company hired to counsel drug abusers in Los Angeles County schools were charged in federal court with a scheme to fraudulently bill California nearly $50 million for bogus services over a decade, according to an indictment unsealed Wednesday. OKs gender surgery opposed by 48-year-old's parents, 02 Sep 2015 22:59:29 GMTDOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A judge on Wednesday cleared the way for a 48-year-old transgender woman to undergo gender-reassignment surgery, rejecting her parents' effort to have the operation blocked because they say she is mentally incompetent. power outages hit home for Phoenix residents, 02 Sep 2015 21:34:42 GMTPHOENIX (AP) — A savage storm with wind, rain and lightning that damaged buildings, knocked down trees, utility poles and power lines added up to sweaty predicaments for many Phoenix residents. defends Taylor Swift's music video of whitewashing, 02 Sep 2015 22:04:33 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The director of Taylor Swift's new music video is defending the singer after some claimed she whitewashed her video based in Africa. joins NDSU in paying stipends for scholarship players, 02 Sep 2015 22:13:36 GMTGRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — The University of North Dakota is joining its in-state Division I counterparts in providing stipends to all of its scholarship athletes. clinics file Supreme Court appeal of abortion law, 02 Sep 2015 23:01:43 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Texas abortion clinics are asking the Supreme Court to take up a major case about abortion rights in the midst of the 2016 presidential campaign. 900,000 vets have pending health care requests, 02 Sep 2015 21:42:23 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly 900,000 military veterans have officially pending applications for health care from the Department of Veterans Affairs, the department's inspector general said Wednesday, but "serious" problems with enrollment data make it impossible to determine how many veterans were actively seeking VA health care. on US Open: Nadal wins in straight sets in 2nd round, 02 Sep 2015 23:10:34 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The latest on the U.S. Open (all times local):'s fish tale: salmon spawning on his shoes, 02 Sep 2015 21:48:53 GMTDILLINGHAM, Alaska (AP) — This oh-my moment was nowhere on the official schedule for President Barack Obama's visit to Alaska: salmon spawning on his shoes.