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Australian fugitive surrenders after 3-decade beach stay

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A 64-year-old fugitive walked into a Sydney police station to give himself up almost 30 years after he used a hacksaw blade and bolt cutters to escape from prison, police said on Wednesday.

No indictment in 1st case under NY's police chokehold ban

NEW YORK (AP) — A case seen as an early test of New York's law criminalizing police chokeholds has ended without an indictment.

Feds: NYC mobsters shook down union with threats, extortion

NEW YORK (AP) — Members of a New York City crime family threatened violence, pressured workers and pocketed phony “pension” payments in a two-decade plot to seize control of a city construction union and its lucrative employee health insurance progra
On final day, Californians cast votes to keep, oust governor

On final day, Californians cast votes to keep, oust governor

California voters headed to the polls Tuesday to cast final ballots in an election focused on whether Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom should keep his job.

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ELECTION 2022-MICHIGAN GOVERNOR Ex-Detroit police chief enters governor race amid protest DETROIT (AP) — Former Detroit Police Chief James Craig has formally announced his campaign for governor but not before protesters derailed his kickoff event at

Albuquerque lawmaker opts out of running for reelection

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — State Rep. Debbie Armstrong has decided against running for reelection, saying Tuesday that she wanted to focus on her family and other projects.

Court blocks drive for more marijuana in Mount Pleasant

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan Court of Appeals has blocked an effort to increase the number of marijuana businesses to 10 from three in a mid-Michigan college town. The question was headed to the November ballot in Mount Pleasant.

Editorial Roundup: Missouri

St. Louis Post-Dispatch. September 11, 2021.

South Dakota lawmakers reject a handful of medical pot rules

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota lawmakers on Monday rejected a handful of rules proposals governing medical marijuana from Gov. Kristi Noem's administration but approved the bulk of the program.

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DAM COLLAPSE Report: Loss of soil strength likely led to dam collapses MIDLAND, Mich.