APNewsBreak: Little change on race in Boston police stops

BOSTON (AP) — The rate at which minorities are subjected to stops, searches and frisks by police doesn’t appear to be improving in Boston in the year since the department claimed it was narrowing racial disparities in their tactics. At least 71 percent of all street...

Court Agrees To Rehear Lethal Injection Case In Win For Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state on Tuesday won a round in its efforts to restart executions in Ohio, though in the short term a court’s ruling will likely delay efforts to put a condemned child killer to death. At issue are arguments about Ohio’s proposed use in...

NFL Prospect Denies Rape Report Made To Police; No Charges

CLEVELAND (AP) — An attorney for former Ohio State football star Gareon Conley says the player denies an accusation made in a police report that he sexually assaulted a woman. No charges have been filed. Spokeswoman Kathleen Caffrey of the Cuyahoga County Prosecutor’s...

Coghlan’s leap, Stroman’s hit lift Blue Jays over Cards 6-5

Toronto Blue Jays’ Chris Coghlan leaps over St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina to score during the seventh inning of a baseball game Tuesday, April 25, 2017, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson) ST. LOUIS (AP) — Chris Coghlan made an acrobatic, run-scoring...

US sets up missile defense in S. Korea as North shows power

U.S. military vehicle moves past banners opposing a plan to deploy an advanced U.S. missile defense system called Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense, or THAAD, as South Korean police officers stand guard in Seongju, South Korea, Wednesday, April 26, 2017. South Korea says key...

Internet firms winding up for a fight on ‘net neutrality’

FILE – In this Feb. 26, 2015, file photo, Federal Communication Commission Commissioner Ajit Pai speaks during an open hearing and vote on “Net Neutrality” in Washington. Tech companies are readying for a showdown with a Republican-controlled government over...

Appeals Court Agrees To Rehear Ohio Lethal Injection Case

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal appeals court has agreed to re-examine Ohio’s new and twice-rejected lethal injection process as the state struggles to resume executions. The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati on Tuesday said the full court will hear...

Environmentalists Sue Government For Lake Erie’s Toxic Algae

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Environmental groups in Ohio and Michigan sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday, accusing it of dragging its feet on protecting Lake Erie from harmful algae that have fouled drinking water supplies in recent years. The federal lawsuit said...

Wisconsin AG: Undercover campaign videos reveal no crime

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin Department of Justice has concluded that secretly recorded videos of a Democratic activist bragging about deploying troublemakers at Donald Trump presidential campaign rallies show no evidence that laws were broken. Conservative activist...

AT&T sheds more lucrative wireless customers in 1Q

AP Photo/Mark Lennihan NEW YORK (AP) — AT&T Inc. on Tuesday said it lost more of its most lucrative wireless customers during the first three months of the year as the country’s biggest mobile carriers try to lure customers from each other with offers of unlimited...