Cleveland, Justice Department seek monitor for police reform

04/01/2015 07:04 AM PDT
CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland and the U.S. Department of Justice are seeking an independent monitor to oversee an agreement for reforms of the city's police department. 
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In Etan Patz case, defense focuses on the other suspect
04/01/2015 07:00 AM PDT - NEW YORK (AP) — An enigmatic figure looms over the trial of a man who confessed to killing Etan Patz: the former suspect who some still believe is behind the disappearance of the 6-year-old on May 25, 1979. Full Story

Blaze that killed firefighter in porch collapse was accident
04/01/2015 06:59 AM PDT - CLEARFIELD, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania house fire that caused a porch to collapse, killing a volunteer firefighter, has been ruled an accident. Full Story

Massachusetts man charged with killing 3 neighbors indicted
04/01/2015 06:44 AM PDT - SALEM, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts man charged with fatally beating three neighbors in a public housing complex for the elderly and disabled has been indicted on three counts of murder. Full Story

Ads featuring Hitler, Arab leader to appear on Philly buses
04/01/2015 06:24 AM PDT - PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Provocative ads showing a photograph of Adolf Hitler with a former Arab leader have started appearing on Philadelphia transit buses. Full Story

Former FBI agent pleads guilty in drug tampering case
04/01/2015 05:54 AM PDT - WASHINGTON (AP) — An FBI agent accused of abusing heroin from his own drug investigations and in the process botching dozens of cases has pleaded guilty in his own case. Full Story

Police: Fight over $500 lottery win led to murder-suicide
04/01/2015 05:19 AM PDT - FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Fort Worth police say a man who won $500 on a scratch-off lottery ticket apparently fatally shot his live-in girlfriend and then himself after they argued because he didn't want to share the winnings with her. Full Story

Super typhoon expected to weaken before reaching Philippines
04/01/2015 04:34 AM PDT - HAGATNA, Guam (AP) — A super typhoon blamed for the deaths of at least four people on islands in the western Pacific Ocean has moved into the open sea and is expected to significantly weaken before reaching the Philippines later this weekend. Full Story

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