When mere paint won’t do it: Bike lanes around the world

BOSTON (AP) — Cities are increasingly changing bike lanes to make them safer in light of fatal crashes involving cyclists and cars….

When mere paint won’t do it: Bike lanes around the world

BOSTON (AP) — Cities are increasingly changing bike lanes to make them safer in light of fatal crashes involving cyclists and cars….

Was painting by famed living artist? US judge to decide

CHICAGO (AP) — A federal judge in Chicago is set to issue a verdict in a peculiar civil trial over a celebrated Scottish-born artist's insistence that he did not paint a landscape work that was once valued at more than $10 million….

Fists not football: Brain injuries seen in domestic assaults

CHICAGO (AP) — There are no bomb blasts or collisions with burly linemen in Susan Contreras' past. Her headaches, memory loss and bouts of confused thinking were a mystery until doctors suggested a probable cause: domestic violence….

Restored voting rights sought for California disabled people

SAN DIEGO (AP) — An advocacy group is seeking to have voting rights restored in California for people with developmental disabilities….

Cop helps catch family who went out window of burning home

SAYREVILLE, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey police officer helped rescue a family from their burning home by catching them as they jumped out of a second-story window….

California firefighters stretched thin as blazes sweep state

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California's state fire department is stretched thin just as the bone-dry state enters the peak of its wildfire season, with vacancy rates exceeding 15 percent for some firefighters and supervisors. The vacancy rate is more than 10 percent...

Last resident of historic Chinese shrimping village dies

CHINA CAMP STATE PARK, Calif. (AP) — The last remaining resident of a shrimping village established by Chinese immigrants on the northern shore of San Francisco Bay has died….

AG: Ex-Milwaukee officers investigate fatal police shooting

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Wisconsin's attorney general acknowledged Monday that former Milwaukee police officers, now working for the state Department of Justice, are investigating the fatal shooting of a black man by a Milwaukee officer that triggered two nights of...

Study: Global warming means smoggier autumns in US Southeast

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The drier, warmer autumn weather that's becoming more common due to climate change may extend summer smog well into the fall in the Southeastern U.S. in the years ahead, according to a study published on Monday….