Law and order

Leveled residences line a block following the Camp Fire in Paradise, Calif., on Monday, Nov. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
November 12, 2018 - 10:36 pm
PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — The dead were found in burned-out cars, in the smoldering ruins of their homes, or next to their vehicles, apparently overcome by smoke and flames before they could jump in behind the wheel and escape. In some cases, there were only charred fragments of bone, so small that...
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Private security guards block the road in Pulga, Calif., Monday, Nov. 12, 2018, to where investigators were trying to determine how the deadly Camp Fire started in Northern California that destroyed the town of Paradise. With the cause of the inferno under investigation, Pacific Gas & Electric Co. came under scrutiny after telling state regulators that it had been having a problem with an electrical transmission line in the area before the fire broke out. Investigators with the state fire agency were at the scene of the transmission line Monday. (AP Photo/Peter Banda)
November 12, 2018 - 9:49 pm
PULGA, Calif. (AP) — A day before a deadly blaze destroyed a California town, the giant utility Pacific Gas & Electric Co. got in touch with Betsy Ann Cowley, saying they needed access to her property because their power lines were causing sparks. The cause of the fire is still under...
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November 12, 2018 - 8:56 pm
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Investigators are still trying to piece together what led a former Marine to open fire at a Southern California country music bar last week, killing 12 people before fatally shooting himself. Authorities have not publicly shared what motive they think might have led Ian...
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An employee at the Broward County Supervisor of Elections office prepares to sort ballots before being counted, Monday, Nov. 12, 2018, in Lauderhill, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
November 12, 2018 - 8:31 pm
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the Florida election recount of 2018 (all times local): 8:30 p.m. Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum has expressed outrage that some voters in hurricane-ravaged Bay County had been allowed to vote by email against state rules. Gillum spoke...
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Employees at the Broward County Supervisor of Elections office check a machine as they sort ballots before being counted, Monday, Nov. 12, 2018, in Lauderhill, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
November 12, 2018 - 7:37 pm
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — After Republicans, including President Donald Trump, made unsubstantiated accusations of illegal activity, a judge on Monday urged the warring sides in the Florida recount to "ramp down the rhetoric," saying it erodes public confidence in the election for Senate and...
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Manny's Blue Room Lounge in Robbins on Monday, Nov. 12, 2018. A police officer fatally shot an armed security guard while responding to an early-morning shooting at a suburban Chicago bar, investigators said. Officers responded shortly after 4 a.m. Sunday to a call of shots fired at Manny's Blue Room in Robbins, just south of Chicago. An officer from nearby Midlothian shot the security guard, who was later identified as 26-year-old Jemel Roberson, according to Cook County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Sophia Ansari. (Zbigniew Bzdak/Chicago Tribune via AP)
November 12, 2018 - 5:11 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — A police officer fatally shot an armed security guard who witnesses say was trying to detain a man involved in a shooting at a suburban Chicago bar, authorities said. Investigators said 26-year-old Jemel Roberson was pronounced dead shortly after being taken to a hospital early...
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November 12, 2018 - 2:46 pm
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A man is suing a Pennsylvania-based Roman Catholic diocese alleging abuse by a now-defrocked priest named in a statewide grand jury report this year. The now-29-year-old former altar boy, identified as John Doe, alleges he was sexually assaulted by former priest Bruno Tucci...
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This Oct. 17, 2017 photo shows Frank Gilliam Jr. campaigning for mayor in Atlantic City, N.J. Gilliam, who won the election, was part of a group of people who were involved in a physical dispute outside an Atlantic City casino on Nov. 11, 2018. The county prosecutor's office is investigating. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)
November 12, 2018 - 1:46 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Authorities are investigating an apparent fight at an Atlantic City casino that involved the mayor, a city councilman and others who were arguing with them. The dispute broke out around 2:20 a.m. Sunday at the Golden Nugget. The Atlantic County prosecutor's office...
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November 12, 2018 - 11:53 am
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopia's attorney general says authorities have arrested 63 intelligence officials, military personnel and businesspeople on allegations of rights violations and corruption. Attorney General Berhanu Tsegaye told the media that some of those arrested are suspected of...
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November 12, 2018 - 11:49 am
DETROIT (AP) — Former Detroit Lions Hall of Famer Lem Barney and his wife are suing a Detroit-area pizza chain for racial discrimination after being refused service. The lawsuit filed in Detroit's federal court Monday says Lem and Jacqueline Barney went to Happy's Pizza in Commerce Township Nov. 2...
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