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Ravens' Rice: His actions 'totally inexcusable'

Ravens' Rice: His actions 'totally inexcusable'

OWINGS MILLS, Md. | Ray Rice stepped to the microphone, took a deep breath and spoke for 17 minutes about what he called "the biggest mistake of his life."

8 hours ago
Demoted worker shoots CEO, kills self in Chicago

Demoted worker shoots CEO, kills self in Chicago

Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy speaks to the media outside a downtown high-rise office building following a shooting inside the building, Thursday, July 31, 2014, in Chicago. Police said a demoted worker shot and critically injured his company's CEO before fatally shooting hims…

11 hours ago
Body found in trunk in Gary

Body found in trunk in Gary

GARY | The Lake County coroner's office and Gary police on Monday afternoon were investigating after a female body was discovered in the trunk of an abandoned car, officials said.

July 07, 2014 4:31 pm
Blackhawks beat Kings 5-4 in 2OT to stay alive

Blackhawks beat Kings 5-4 in 2OT to stay alive

Blackhawks center Michal Handzus, left, celebrates a game-winning goal with right wing Patrick Kane and defenseman Nick Leddy, right, as Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov, second from right, skates off during the second overtime period in Game 5 of the Western Conference finals Wedne…

May 29, 2014 5:18 pm

Valparaiso man faces gun charge at NJ airport

NEWARK, N.J. | Police say a Valparaiso man tried to board a flight for Chicago with an assault weapon at New Jersey's Newark airport.

April 24, 2014 12:30 pm

Michigan City couple die in apparent murder-suicide

MICHIGAN CITY | A Michigan City couple died Sunday in their home in an apparent murder-suicide, officials said. 

March 16, 2014 7:50 pm Related
FBI to do more on Chicago violence, if it can

FBI to do more on Chicago violence, if it can

Robert J. Holley, the new Special Agent in Charge of the FBI’s Chicago Division, speaks Monday during an interview with The Associated Press in Chicago. Holley says he's looking for ways his agents can do more to help reduce violent crime in the nation's third-largest city. He also says says…

December 02, 2013 2:35 pm
FBI to look for ways to stem Chicago violence

FBI to look for ways to stem Chicago violence

CHICAGO | The new head of Chicago's FBI office said Monday he'll look for ways his agents can do more to help stem homicide rates and other violent crimes in the nation's third-largest city, though he added it's not yet clear what more the FBI can do that it's not already doing.

December 02, 2013 2:32 pm
JFK: Mementos kept 50 years mark awful day

JFK: Mementos kept 50 years mark awful day

DALLAS | The mementos are everywhere, preserved for five decades by people who wish they could forget: Letters of grief and thanks, in a widow's hand. An unwanted wedding band. A rose stained with blood.

November 17, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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JFK: Mementoes kept 50 years mark awful day

JFK: Mementoes kept 50 years mark awful day

Dr. Michael Ellsasser, formerly of the Dallas Parkland Memorial Hospital, holds one of Jacqueline Kennedy's roses, which he encased in Lucite in Lubbock, Texas. In the empty trauma room after President John F. Kennedy died, two young residents noticed the first lady's roses, discarded and bl…

November 17, 2013 12:00 am
JFK: Mementoes kept 50 years mark awful day

JFK: Mementoes kept 50 years mark awful day

ADVANCE FOR USE SUNDAY, NOV. 17, 2013 AND THEREAFTER - This Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013 photo of an Associated Press teletype news bulletin from Friday, Nov. 22, 1963 shows news that President Kennedy had died after being shot in Dallas. The message reads, "TWO PRIESTS STEPPED OUT OF PARKLAND HO…

November 15, 2013 12:47 pm
JFK: Mementoes kept 50 years mark awful day

JFK: Mementoes kept 50 years mark awful day

ADVANCE FOR USE SUNDAY, NOV. 17, 2013 AND THEREAFTER - This Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013 photo of an Associated Press teletype news bulletin from Friday, Nov. 22, 1963 shows news that President Kennedy had been shot in Dallas. The document is in the AP Corporate Archives in New York. (AP Photo/Ma…

November 15, 2013 12:47 pm
JFK: Mementoes kept 50 years mark awful day

JFK: Mementoes kept 50 years mark awful day

ADVANCE FOR USE SUNDAY, NOV. 17, 2013 AND THEREAFTER - FILE - This Nov. 22, 1963 file photo shows the movie theater where Lee Harvey Oswald was arrested after U.S. President John F. Kennedy was shot and killed in Dallas. The Warren Commission said Oswald left the book depository moments afte…

November 15, 2013 12:47 pm
JFK: Mementoes kept 50 years mark awful day

JFK: Mementoes kept 50 years mark awful day

ADVANCE FOR USE SUNDAY, NOV. 17, 2013 AND THEREAFTER - This Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013 photo of an Associated Press teletype news bulletin from Friday, Nov. 22, 1963 shows early news that President Kennedy had been shot in Dallas. The document kept is in the AP Corporate Archives in New York. (…

November 15, 2013 12:47 pm
JFK: Mementoes kept 50 years mark awful day

JFK: Mementoes kept 50 years mark awful day

ADVANCE FOR USE SUNDAY, NOV. 17, 2013 AND THEREAFTER - In this Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013 photo, Dr. Robert McClelland holds the blood stained shirt he was wearing Friday, Nov. 22, 1963 when he treated President John F. Kennedy in the emergency room of the Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas.…

November 15, 2013 12:47 pm
JFK: Mementoes kept 50 years mark awful day

JFK: Mementoes kept 50 years mark awful day

ADVANCE FOR USE SUNDAY, NOV. 17, 2013 AND THEREAFTER - FILE - In this Friday, Nov. 22, 1963 file photo, women burst into tears outside Parkland Hospital upon hearing that President John F. Kennedy died from a shooting while riding in a motorcade in Dallas. (AP Photo/File)

November 15, 2013 12:47 pm
JFK: Mementoes kept 50 years mark awful day

JFK: Mementoes kept 50 years mark awful day

ADVANCE FOR USE SUNDAY, NOV. 17, 2013 AND THEREAFTER - FILE - In this Friday, Nov. 22, 1963 file photo, President John F. Kennedy slumps down in the back seat of the Presidential limousine as it speeds along Elm Street toward the Stemmons Freeway overpass in Dallas after being fatally shot. …

November 15, 2013 12:47 pm
JFK: Mementoes kept 50 years mark awful day

JFK: Mementoes kept 50 years mark awful day

ADVANCE FOR USE SUNDAY, NOV. 17, 2013 AND THEREAFTER - FILE - In this Friday, Nov. 22, 1963 photo from the White House via the John Fitzgerald Kennedy Library in Boston, Lyndon B. Johnson is sworn in as president as Jacqueline Kennedy stands at his side in the cabin of the presidential plane…

November 15, 2013 12:47 pm
JFK: Mementoes kept 50 years mark awful day

JFK: Mementoes kept 50 years mark awful day

ADVANCE FOR USE SUNDAY, NOV. 17, 2013 AND THEREAFTER - In this Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013 photo, John Brewer stands next to memorabilia at his home in Austin, Texas. Brewer helped direct police to Lee Harvey Oswald in Dallas' Texas Theatre after President John F. Kennedy was assassinated on Frida…

November 15, 2013 12:47 pm
JFK: Mementoes kept 50 years mark awful day

JFK: Mementoes kept 50 years mark awful day

ADVANCE FOR USE SUNDAY, NOV. 17, 2013 AND THEREAFTER - This Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013 photo of an Associated Press teletype news bulletin from Friday, Nov. 22, 1963 shows early news that President Kennedy had been shot in Dallas, in the AP Corporate Archives in New York. The document is timed …

November 15, 2013 12:47 pm
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