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ATM workers forget bag of cash, man drives off with $150K

MAHWAH, N.J. (AP) — Police say a man drove off with a bag containing $150,000 in cash after two employees who were replenishing ATMs mistakenly left it on a lawn in northern New Jersey.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 28 July 2015

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Lawyers: immigrant mothers coerced to wear ankle monitors

 

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Lawyers representing immigrant mothers held in a South Texas detention center say the women have been denied counsel and coerced into accepting ankle-monitoring bracelets as a condition of release, even after judges made clear that paying their bonds would suffice.

Last Updated on Monday, 27 July 2015

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Mental health experts respond carefully to mass killings

NEW YORK (AP) — One psychiatry professor calls it "the conversation we're stuck with," a teachable moment growing out of horror.

Last Updated on Monday, 27 July 2015

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Mental illness led to Colorado theater shooting, doctor says

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Defense attorneys trying to spare the life of Colorado theater shooter James Holmes turned Monday to a court-appointed psychiatrist who previously testified for prosecutors that Holmes was legally sane during the 2012 attack but his mental illness led him to open fire.

Last Updated on Monday, 27 July 2015

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Boy Scout leaders vote on ending blanket ban on gay adults

NEW YORK (AP) — The Boy Scouts of America's top policy-making board planned a vote Monday on ending its blanket ban on gay adult leaders while allowing church-sponsored Scout units to maintain the exclusion if that accorded with their faith.

Last Updated on Monday, 27 July 2015

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Massive search underway for teens who set out for Bahamas

TEQUESTA, Fla. (AP) — The Coast Guard scoured the seas off Florida and friends combed the shoreline Monday for any sign of two teenage fishermen, described as experienced boaters, who went missing three days earlier after setting out for the Bahamas on a stormy afternoon.

Last Updated on Monday, 27 July 2015

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New York Gov. Cuomo announces new LaGuardia Airport

NEW YORK (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday introduced a plan to redesign and rebuild LaGuardia airport, replacing the cramped, outdated hub with a unified terminal that will have more than double the operational space for airliners.

Last Updated on Monday, 27 July 2015

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Texas prosecutor names committee to review Sandra Bland case

HEMPSTEAD, Texas (AP) — A committee of outside attorneys will assist the Texas district attorney investigating the death of Sandra Bland, the black woman who was found dead in her jail cell three days after a traffic stop by a white state trooper.

Last Updated on Monday, 27 July 2015

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