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  • At funeral home in Washington state, Mexican migrant's family recalls his difficult life

    PASCO, Wash. Antonio Zambrano Montes' mother approach the blue casket and fainted. She hadn't seen her son in 10 years, not since he'd left their tiny village in Mexico to pick apples in Washington state. And now Zambrano, 35, lay in a funeral home,...
  • 10 Things to Know for Wednesday

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday: 1. EX-MARINE FOUND GUILTY IN 'AMERICAN SNIPER' TRIAL Eddie Ray Routh, 27, faces life in prison without parole in the deaths of Chris Kyle and...
  • READ IT: Justice Department's statement on George Zimmerman, Trayvon Martin

    READ IT: Justice Department's statement on George Zimmerman, Trayvon Martin
    This is the statement released today from the Department of Justice: The Justice Department announced today that the independent federal investigation found insufficient evidence to pursue federal criminal civil rights charges against George Zimmerman...
  • Metrolink crash: 'No, no, no, this can't be happening'

    Metrolink crash: 'No, no, no, this can't be happening'
    Keana Grey was in the front seat of the lower deck of the second car from the front when the Metrolink train shook. The 19-year-old looked out the window and thought she was dreaming: The front car was turning around and just a few yards away from her...
  • Feds: No civil rights charges for George Zimmerman in Trayvon Martin shooting

    Feds: No civil rights charges for George Zimmerman in Trayvon Martin shooting
    Citing a lack of evidence, the U.S. Department of Justice on Tuesday announced that George Zimmerman will not face federal civil rights charges in the February 2012 shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in Sanford. In a statement, the DOJ said...
  • Holder: No civil rights charges in Trayvon Martin shooting

    WASHINGTON Attorney General Eric Holder announced Tuesday that no federal civil rights charges would be brought against George Zimmerman for the fatal shooting in February 2012 of Florida teenager Trayvon Martin. In an anti-climactic but widely...
  • High court weighs right of convicted felon to sell guns

    The Supreme Court is considering a tricky dilemma faced by people who legally own guns, but are then convicted of a serious crime and have to get rid of them. Since federal law bars convicted felons from possessing firearms, how can those guns be sold or...
  • States predict inmates' future crimes with secretive surveys

    On a hot Friday last July, a parolee was mowing a lawn in a small cul-de-sac on the west side of the city when he stopped to ask for a glass of water. The 70-year-old widow whose yard he was mowing told him to wait on her porch. Instead, she said, he...
  • That last language on your ballot receipt? It's Hindi

    That last language on your ballot receipt? It's Hindi
    Voters casting ballots in Chicago on Tuesday likely walked out with a slip of paper translated from English into three languages — one of which may not have looked familiar. For decades, Spanish has been a staple on the ballot receipts thanking...
  • US announces reward for accused prolific computer hacker

    The U.S. government has announced a $3 million reward for information leading to the arrest of a man American authorities call one of the world's most prolific computer hackers. Evgeniy Bogachev, who is believed to be in Russia, was indicted in...
  • Two South Florida couples to pay $1.13 million to resolve allegations of kickbacks

    Two South Florida couples to pay $1.13 million to resolve allegations of kickbacks
    Two South Florida doctors and their wives have agreed to pay $1.13 million to resolve allegations that they accepted kickbacks in exchange for home health care referrals, the U.S. Department of Justice announced Monday. Under the settlements, Alan and...