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Nurse convicted of killing 6 people at Indiana hospital diesState prison official says Orville Lynn Majors, who was convicted of killing six people while a nurse at an Indiana hospital, has died
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The Latest: Indiana plans to appeal abortion law orderIndiana plans to appeal a federal judge's order permanently blocking the state from enforcing a provision of a law passed last year that would ban abortions sought due to fetal genetic abnormalities
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Governor wants to oust sheriffs who won't detain immigrantsRepublican Gov. Paul LePage is threatening to remove Maine sheriffs who won't detain immigrants for federal immigration officials
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In this photo taken Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, Alaska Airlines employee Jeff Ferguson loads cargo into the middle of a passenger plane at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport in Anchorage, Alaska. The airline is retiring its combi planes, Boeing 737-400s designed to be half cargo immediately behind the cockpit and then seating for 72 passengers in the rear. (AP Photo/Mark Thiessen)
No more flying with reindeer: Unique Alaska planes to retirePlanes made for Alaska's unique needs of delivering groceries, people and even worn-out sled dogs to far-flung parts of the nation's largest state are being retired
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Black detectives: NYPD didn't promote us because of raceThree black detectives in the New York Police Department's intelligence division who say they were denied promotions because of their race have filed a federal lawsuit against the department
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Rev. Spencer Booker of St. Paul AME Church tries to enter the Buzz Westfall Justice Center on Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, attempting to get information on 22 people arrested Saturday during a march through the Galleria. Twenty-two people were arrested Saturday during a march through the Galleria to protest the acquittal of former police officer Jason Stockley in the death of a black man. (Robert Cohen/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)
Concerns raised about arrests at suburban St. Louis protestSeveral elected officials and faith leaders on Monday called for an investigation of the way police arrested and incarcerated protesters at a suburban St. Louis mall, with many referring to the altercation as a "police riot."
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Mom whose car killed toddler at party unlikely to be chargedA woman who drove a car that struck and killed her toddler daughter while she was leaving a birthday party over the weekend in Maine is unlikely to face criminal charges
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Federal judge permanently blocks Indiana abortion limitsIndiana Attorney General Curtis Hill plans to appeal a judge's order permanently blocking a ban on abortions sought due to fetal genetic abnormalities and a requirement that aborted fetuses be buried or cremated
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Protesters are bound after being arrested at the St. Louis Galleria mall in Richmond Heights, after several hundred people demonstrated in protest over the recent acquittal of a white former officer in the killing of a black suspect, in St. Louis, Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017. Several people were arrested at the upscale Galleria mall where demonstrators marched and chanted among shoppers. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported officers briefly cleared the mall after some members of the group became unruly.  (Christian Goode /St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)
The Latest: Missouri official wants review over civil suitMissouri's attorney general is calling for an investigation into claims that evidence was withheld in a civil lawsuit over the fatal shooting of a black man by a white police officer
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Las Vegas police work on the scene of an officer-involved shooting at University Medical Center on Monday, Sept. 25, 2017, in Las Vegas. Authorities say a man shot dead by a patrol officer was in police custody and under observation for intoxication when he obtained a stun gun and pointed it at a security guard and nurse. (Bizuayehu Tesfaye/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP)
Police: Man killed at Vegas hospital had guard's stun gunAuthorities say a man shot dead by a patrol officer inside a Las Vegas hospital pointed a jailer's stun gun at a guard and a nurse while he was under observation for extreme intoxication
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Police Capt. Kelly McMahill, left, briefs the media on an officer-involved shooting at University Medical Center on Monday, Sept. 25, 2017, in Las Vegas. Authorities said a man in police custody inside the hospital was fatally shot by an officer while the man was pointing a stun gun. (Bizuayehu Tesfaye/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP)
The Latest: Hospital shooting happened in 'locked-down' areaA hospital official says the police shooting of an in-custody suspect who pulled a stun gun from a jail guard's bag that had been left alone with him in a room only briefly interrupted care for other patients
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This sketch released Monday, Sept. 25, 2017, by the FBI shows a person of interest in the Sept. 6, 2017, pipe bomb explosion at the post office in East Chicago, Ind. (FBI via AP)
FBI reveals sketch of person of interest in post office bombThe FBI has released a sketch and description of a person of interest in a pipe bomb explosion at a post office in northwestern Indiana in which a postal worker suffered minor injuries
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