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___ No. 1 milk company declares bankruptcy amid drop in demand DALLAS (AP) — Dean Foods, America's biggest milk processor, has filed for bankruptcy amid a steep, de...

The Latest: Sandy Hook families glad to get day in court

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Supreme Court allowing a lawsuit to move forward against the maker of the rifle used in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting (all times local): ...

Supreme Court lets Sandy Hook shooting lawsuit go forward

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court said Tuesday a survivor and relatives of victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting can pursue their lawsuit against the maker of the rifle used to kill 2...

Supreme Court will let lawsuit go forward against gun-maker over Newtown, Connecticut, school shooting

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court will let lawsuit go forward against gun-maker over Newtown, Connecticut, school shooting.

School shooting in Brazilian school injures 2

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A Brazilian media outlet says two students have been injured in a school shooting in the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais. Online news site UOL reported Thursday...

Matt Volz appointed AP's news editor for the Rockies region

PHOENIX (AP) — Matt Volz, a longtime correspondent and editor who has covered stories for The Associated Press from the Gulf of Mexico to the Gulf of Alaska, has been appointed Rocky Mountains news ed...

Defense motions on tap in Florida school shooting case

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A series of defense motions are set to be heard in the case of the man accused of killing 17 people at a Florida high school last year. Two court hearing...

Judge: Florida school shooting trial will begin in January

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A judge insists the trial will begin in late January for Florida school shooting defendant Nikolas Cruz in the 2018 massacre that killed 17 people. Circu...

Wisconsin jury awards $450,000 in Sandy Hook defamation case

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A jury in Wisconsin has awarded $450,000 to the father of a boy killed in the 2012 Sandy Hook school shooting after he filed a defamation lawsuit against conspiracy theorist write...

Court rejects appeal over dismissal of Sandy Hook lawsuit

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The Connecticut Supreme Court has upheld the dismissal of a lawsuit filed by the parents of two Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting victims against Newtown and its school dist...

Court to hear Alex Jones' appeal in Sandy Hook case

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut's highest court is set to hear arguments on whether conspiracy theorist Alex Jones was wrongly penalized for an outburst on his internet show against a lawyer for re...

Big rise in US mass shooting tips poses challenge for police

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It had all the makings of a massacre. Six guns, including a Colt AR-15 rifle. About 1,000 rounds of ammunition. A bulletproof vest. And an angry Southern California man who threated...

Parkland father: Mural in El Paso a 'tragic coincidence'

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Manuel Oliver has traveled the U.S. vowing that his son won't be forgotten after he was killed in the mass school shooting in Parkland, Florida. His planned tri...

After pair of mass shootings, Trump remains out of sight

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — As the nation reeled from two mass shootings in less than a day, President Donald Trump spent the first hours after the tragedies out of sight at his New Jersey golf course, s...

Man sentenced for writing false school shooting letter

BOSTON (AP) — A Brazilian man who sent a letter to immigration authorities warning of an attack on a Massachusetts school in an attempt to frame is ex-wife's boyfriend has been sentenced and will be d...