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All charges dropped in Gray case, prosecutor remains defiant

Case on the death of Freddie Gray ends with no convictions as prosecutors dropped remaining charges against 3 officers awaiting trial. State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby cites 'reluctance', 'obvious bias' ...

VIDEO

Baltimore mayor: Internal review of Gray case moving forward

Stephanie Rawlings-Blake on prosecutors' decision to drop all charges against police officers involved in the Freddie Gray case

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Pennsylvania

Police: Pennsylvania bridal shop co-owner stood naked in store window

The co-owner of a bridal shop has been charged with indecent exposure after three women reported him standing naked next to mannequins in the store's display window.

RELIGION

Church official seeks bail after high court nixes conviction

A former Philadelphia church official imprisoned over his handling of abuse complaints is seeking bail after Pennsylvania's highest court granted him a new trial.

Massachusetts

Officials at historic Boston tourist spot warn of 'fake monk mafia'

Visitors to one of Boston's top tourist destinations are being asked not to give money to what officials have dubbed "the fake monk mafia."

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Louisiana

Sheriff: Deputy 'one of the luckiest men in America'

A Louisiana sheriff on Wednesday called his deputy "one of the luckiest men in America" after a suspect's weapon malfunctioned as he pointed it at the officer.

FILE - In this Jan. 18, 2016 file photo, a researcher holds a container with female Aedes aegypti mosquitoes at the Biomedical Sciences Institute in the Sao Paulo's University in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The spread of the Zika virus in Latin America is giving a boost to a British biotech firm’s proposal to try reducing the threat by deploying a genetically modified version of the mosquito that transmits the disease.  (AP Photo/Andre Penner, File)

Zika

2 more mysterious Zika infections reported in South Florida

Florida health officials are investigating two more mysterious cases of Zika infection that do not appear to be related to travel, bringing the total to four.

Louisiana

The Latest: Video: Deputy fires at apparently armed suspect

The Latest on the fatal shooting of a suspect by a sheriff's deputy in a New Orleans suburb (all times local): 1:15 p.m.

MILITARY

Homeland Security employee caught with gun pleads not guilty

A Department of Homeland Security employee has pleaded not guilty to charges stemming from entering his agency's Washington headquarters with a gun, knife, infrared camera, pepper spray and handcuffs.

Florida

Coast Guard finds four missing boaters 'in good health' off Key West

The U.S. Coast Guard said Wednesday that it had rescued four boaters one day after they failed to return home as scheduled from a snorkeling trip off Key West.

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Midwest

Law enforcement investigators in Omaha, Neb., look for clues Tuesday, July 26, 2016, at the scene of a house where an explosion took place on Monday, killing a woman, in Omaha. Authorities say the woman was a property inspector sent to check its condition after a tenant was evicted. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik) Law enforcement investigators in Omaha, Neb., look for clues Tuesday, July 26, 2016, at the scene of a house where an explosion took place on Monday, killing a woman, in Omaha. Authorities say the woman was a property inspector sent to check its condition after a tenant was evicted. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

Nebraska

Fire chief: Omaha house explosion that killed property inspector was accident

An explosion that leveled an Omaha house and killed one person this week was an accident, fire officials said Wednesday.

FILE - This May 12, 2015 file photo shows Jackson Park in Chicago. President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama have selected Jackson Park on Chicago's South Side to build President Barack Obama's presidential library near the University of Chicago, where Obama once taught constitutional law, a personal familiar with the selection process told The Associated Press on Wednesday, July 27, 2016. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty File)

EXECUTIVE

Site for Obama's presidential library in Chicago chosen, source says

President Obama's presidential library will be built in the Jackson Park neighborhood of Chicago, a source familiar with the decision making process confirmed Wednesday to Fox News.

Ohio

Suspect in Ohio college student's killing will stay in jail

A man accused of killing an Ohio college student who disappeared while riding her bicycle has been ordered to remain jailed.

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Bodycam video shows police searching Iowa defensive end in park

Police have released body camera footage showing a University of Iowa football player being questioned by police who were searching for a robbery suspect.

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Ohio

Ohio cops search for missing children possibly abducted by their mother

Ohio police are searching for two young children who were possibly abducted by their mother on Saturday, authorities said.

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Southwest

Arizona

Video: Arizona woman killed by officer held medical scissors

Video from an Arizona police officer's body camera shows the woman he fatally shot in March had medical scissors in her hand.

Arizona

The Latest: Police: Robbery suspect dead at senior center

The Latest on a police shooting of a robbery suspect in Tempe, Arizona (all times local): 11:35 a.m.

Arizona

The Latest: Reports: Mom found dead upset when husband left

The Latest on the discovery of three bodies in a home in a Phoenix suburb (all times local): 10:45 a.m.

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Police and Law Enforcement

$30G in rewards offered for arrests in Texas deputy slaying

Up to $30,000 in rewards have been offered for information leading to arrests in Monday's shooting that killed a Texas sheriff's deputy at his Austin-area home.

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CRIME

Suspect accused of beating turtle to death with hammer claims self-defense

A man in Texas caught on video apparently beating a snapping turtle to death with a hammer claimed he was acting in self-defense, as prosecutors charged him Tuesday with animal cruelty.

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West

California

1 dead, 8 hurt as car plows into Los Angeles bible group

A car has plowed into the front of a Los Angeles house where a bible study was taking place, leaving one person dead and eight injured.

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Washington

Seattle man threatens bouncer with spear, targets cops with 'Batarang,' police say

Authorities in Seattle arrested a man Monday after they said he threatened a bouncer with a spear and threw a “sharp, black, Batman-style throwing star” at a police vehicle.

California

4 killed after small private plane crashes at Northern California airport

Authorities say a small private plane crashed at the airport in the Northern California town of Columbia, killing all four people on board.

Wildlife Waystation staff members return "Tyson," a tiger, who was evacuated from the sanctuary in the Angeles National Forest in the Sylmar area of Los Angeles, on Wednesday, July 27, 2016. About a dozen lions, tigers and cougars returned Wednesday to the sanctuary north of Los Angeles, four days after they were evacuated in the teeth of an advancing wildfire. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

DISASTERS

Big cats returned to California sanctuary threatened by fire

About a dozen lions, tigers, cougars and other big cats were returned Wednesday to a sanctuary north of Los Angeles, four days after they were evacuated in the teeth of an advancing wildfire.

This Monday, July 25, 2016 photo provided by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department shows Elvis Campos. Police say Campos,  accused of trying to rob Pokemon Go players in Las Vegas before a shootout left him and a player injured, now faces charges of conspiracy, robbery, battery and assault with a deadly weapon. Authorities said Tuesday that Campos was taken to jail after being treated at a hospital for a gunshot wound to the back. (Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department via AP)

CRIME

Bail set for Pokemon Go shootout suspect in Las Vegas

Bail was set Wednesday at $95,000 for a man accused of exchanging gunfire with a Pokemon Go player he was trying to rob in a Las Vegas park identified as a hot spot for virtual creature hunting.

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