Smoking foes: Make COVID casino smoking ban permanent in NJ

Health advocates say New Jersey’s temporary coronavirus-related ban on smoking in the Atlantic City casinos should…

Woman with dementia arrested over $14 theft sues police

A 73-year-old woman with dementia is suing a Colorado city and members of its police department…

Son, father appear in court for hearing in 1996 killing

A former California college student charged with murder in the 1996 disappearance of classmate Kristin Smart…

DAs tossing more drug cases tied to indicted NYPD detective

New York City prosecutors will seek to overturn scores of additional drug convictions involving an indicted…

Judge: BP’s Indiana refinery violated soot emission limits

A federal judge has ruled that a BP refinery in northwest Indiana repeatedly violated air pollution…

Funeral of US Capitol Officer William Evans underway

Under a steady rain, the flag-draped casket of U.S. Capitol Police Officer William Evans was carried…

EXPLAINER: Ex-officer on trial for Floyd death won’t testify

The former Minneapolis police officer charged with murder in George Floyd’s death won’t testify in his…

Both sides in the trial over the death of George Floyd finish presenting their cases, with closing arguments on Monday

Both sides in the trial over the death of George Floyd finish presenting their cases, with…

Correction: Virus Outbreak-Sikh Holiday story

In a story April 14, 2021, about the Vaisakhi holiday, The Associated Press erroneously reported that…

Missouri city settles part in suit over Black inmate’s death

A southeastern Missouri city has agreed to pay $500,000 to settle its part in a lawsuit…

Japan’s Suga heads to US for China-focused talks with Biden

Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga has left for Washington for talks with President Joe Biden meant…

US industrial production warms with the weather, rising 1.4%

American industry rebounded last month as the United States recovered from an unusually frigid February WASHINGTON…

Toyota recalls Venza SUVs to fix air bag wiring problem

Toyota is recalling nearly 280,000 Venza SUVs in the U.S. because a wiring problem could stop…

Divers aim to reach capsized ship in search for survivors

It’s become a race against time in the search for 12 missing people from an oil…

US jobless claims sink to 576,000, a post-COVID low, as layoffs ease with economy improving

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