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  • The Latest: Funeral held for victim of NYC crane collapse
    Associated Press | February 07, 2016 9:28 am
    The Latest on the collapse of a construction crane, which killed a pedestrian (all times local):
  • Plagued by delays, California high-speed rail back in court
    Associated Press | February 07, 2016 9:20 am
    California voters embraced the idea of building the nation's first real high-speed rail system, which promised to whisk travelers from San Francisco to Los Angeles in under three hours, a trip that can take six hours or more by car. Eight years after they approved funding for it, construction is years behind schedule and legal, financial and logistical delays plague the $68 billion project.
  • Massachusetts man hit by falling tree limb after storm dies
    Associated Press | February 07, 2016 9:08 am
    Authorities say a Massachusetts man who was struck by a falling tree limb after a snowstorm has died from his injuries.
  • Heroin scourge changes role of police in hard-hit areas
    Associated Press | February 07, 2016 8:52 am
    Forehead furrowed, a woman drags on a Camel cigarette, admitting she has only vague memories of nearly dying five days earlier.
  • Senior falls 4 stories to death at Massachusetts university
    Associated Press | February 07, 2016 8:08 am
    Authorities say a student has fallen to his death from a fourth-floor window at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.
  • Federal judge asked to revoke bond of Ohio terrorism suspect
    Associated Press | February 07, 2016 7:52 am
    A federal judge is being asked to revoke the bond for one of four men accused of raising money for a former al-Qaida leader.
  • More than 20 Texas town repeal sex offender residency law
    Associated Press | February 07, 2016 7:48 am
    A broad legal challenge has led more than 20 towns in Texas to ease restrictions over the last few months on where sex offenders can live instead of fight a costly battle in court.
  • Low pay forces South Dakota teachers to hold 2nd, 3rd jobs
    Associated Press | February 07, 2016 7:44 am
    Jessica Ries settles in behind the counter of Tip Top Tux and phones a couple to remind them of an upcoming fitting before their wedding. In the back room, beyond the dapper mannequins and vest swatches of pink, yellow and blue, a tote filled with review packets for 24 of her Hayward Elementary School students awaits her attention if she gets any down time.
  • 2 dead, others wounded, during Orlando nightclub shooting
    Associated Press | February 07, 2016 7:44 am
    Orlando police say two people are dead and 10 others have been injured following a shooting inside a nightclub in the tourist district.
  • License plate readers a double-edged sword for NY village
    Associated Press | February 07, 2016 7:41 am
    When this Long Island village switched on its "ring of steel" last fall, it knew it was getting a potent policing tool. The system of 27 cameras would scan the license plate of every single vehicle that rolled into town. If a wanted criminal drove through, the system would sound an alert. If someone burglarized a house, the data could be mined to see who was on the road at the time.
  • Study explores how black men find success in college
    Associated Press | February 07, 2016 7:24 am
    James Wanda, a senior at Pennsylvania's Lafayette College and one of two black computer science majors in his class, says at times he has felt pressure to succeed not just for himself, but for his entire race.
  • Crane that collapsed, killing 1, is removed from NYC street
    Associated Press | February 07, 2016 7:12 am
    A construction crane has been removed from the New York City street where it collapsed, killing a pedestrian.
  • 1 dead, 7 hurt in shooting at Rochester, New York, nightclub
    Associated Press | February 07, 2016 7:04 am
    Police say a shooting at a nightclub in Rochester, New York, has left one man dead and seven other people injured.
  • Facing NH loss, Clinton looks ahead to counter Sanders
    Associated Press | February 07, 2016 6:56 am
    With victory seemingly out of reach in New Hampshire, Hillary Clinton is looking ahead to the next round of voting as she tries to counter the rising challenge from Bernie Sanders in the Democratic presidential race.
  • Return of Purple Heart from WWII turns up missing family
    Associated Press | February 07, 2016 6:48 am
    A Purple Heart awarded to a soldier from New Hampshire killed in World War II's Battle of the Bulge that turned up recently after a woman's death has brought together two branches of a family that never knew of the other's existence.