Ohio Adds Cameras, Separate Cells To Prison Transport Vans

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio says it’s replacing several prison transport vans and will be installing cameras and building individual cells inside them for the state’s most violent and dangerous inmates. The state prison system also says it will load inmates into vans...

Homelessness, welfare get boost in California budget deal

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown and Democratic legislative leaders agreed to spend $500 million to combat homelessness and $90 million to increase grants for people on welfare as part of a $139 billion budget compromise released Friday. The deal left out an...
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Homelessness, welfare get boost in California budget deal

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown and Democratic legislative leaders agreed to spend $500 million to combat homelessness and $90 million to increase grants for people on welfare as part of a $139 billion budget compromise released Friday. The deal left out an...
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Florida stopped doing gun permit checks for more than a year

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — For more than a year, Florida failed to do national background checks that could have disqualified people from gaining a permit to carry a concealed weapon. The lapse, revealed in an internal report that was not widely known about until Friday,...
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Arizona chief hires former prosecutor to review use of force

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — The beating of a 33-year-old man and the rough treatment of teenager prompted the chief of a suburban Arizona police department to enlist a former prosecutor Friday to investigate the videotaped encounters and report directly to him. Mesa Police Chief...
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Arizona chief hires former prosecutor to review use of force

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — The beating of a 33-year-old man and the rough treatment of teenager prompted the chief of a suburban Arizona police department to enlist a former prosecutor Friday to investigate the videotaped encounters and report directly to him. Mesa Police Chief...
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The Latest: PG&E says it followed law but will boost checks

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on the investigation into deadly Northern California wildfires (all times local): 4:50 p.m.: Pacific Gas & Electric Co. is responding to a report by California fire investigators that found the utility’s equipment was responsible...
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The Latest: PG&E says it followed law but will boost checks

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on the investigation into deadly Northern California wildfires (all times local): 4:50 p.m.: Pacific Gas & Electric Co. is responding to a report by California fire investigators that found the utility’s equipment was responsible...
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APNewsBreak: Official blasts critic of nuclear plant cleanup

DENVER (AP) — A U.S. official harshly criticized a Colorado health officer who questioned the safety of a former nuclear weapons plant and said he did not trust the federal government’s assurances that the site was thoroughly cleaned up before being converted into a...
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APNewsBreak: Official blasts critic of nuclear plant cleanup

DENVER (AP) — A U.S. official harshly criticized a Colorado health officer who questioned the safety of a former nuclear weapons plant and said he did not trust the federal government’s assurances that the site was thoroughly cleaned up before being converted into a...
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