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A woman places a rose at a makeshift memorial Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019, in Aurora, Ill., near Henry Pratt Co. manufacturing company where several were killed on Friday. Authorities say an initial background check five years ago failed to flag an out-of-state felony conviction that would have prevented a man from buying the gun he used in the mass shooting in Aurora. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
Aurora shooter's permit was revoked but gun wasn't seizedOfficials investigate what was done after Illinois found a felony in background check of man who later carried out a deadly shooting rampage in Aurora
The Associated Press14 minutes ago
FILE - In this Monday, May 14, 2018 file photo, actor and singer Jussie Smollett attends the Fox Networks Group 2018 programming presentation after party at Wollman Rink in Central Park in New York. Smollett, who is black and gay, has said he was attacked by two masked men shouting racial and anti-gay slurs early Jan. 29, 2019. Chicago police said on Saturday, Feb. 16, "the trajectory of the investigation" into the reported attack on Smollett has shifted and they want to conduct another interview with the "Empire" actor. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
Smollett developments leave some baffled, others outragedJussie Smollett developments leave some baffled, others outraged on social media
The Associated Press19 minutes ago
This Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019 photo shows an apartment that was searched by police in connection with an investigation of an attack on actor Jussie Smollett in Chicago. Two men characterized by police as "persons of interest" in the attack against Smollett are now considered suspects and have been arrested on "probable cause that they may have committed a crime," a Chicago police spokesman said Friday, Feb. 15, 2019.  Spokesman Anthony Guglielmi confirmed that a search warrant was executed at the Chicago apartment where the men lived but did not have any information about what exactly what police found.  (Nader Issa/Chicago Sun-Times via AP)
Chicago police seek follow-up interview with Jussie SmollettChicago police said Sunday they're still seeking a follow-up interview with Jussie Smollett after receiving new information that 'shifted' their investigation of a reported attack on the 'Empire' actor
The Associated Press31 minutes ago
FILE - In this March 6, 2017, file photo, Gloucester County High School senior Gavin Grimm, a transgender student, listens to a speaker during a news conference in Richmond, Va. Grimm is continuing to sue the Gloucester County School Board in Virginia over a policy that banned him from using the boys' bathrooms. He's now trying to amend the suit to include the matter of his unchanged transcripts. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)
School board in Virginia may end transgender bathroom banA school board in Virginia is set to hold a hearing this week that may signal the coming end of a transgender bathroom ban
The Associated Press43 minutes ago
Members of a dragon dance group carry the dragon during the Chinese Lunar New Year parade in Chinatown in New York, Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)
NYC's Chinatown welcomes Year of the Pig with vibrant paradeDrums, dragons and dancers are parading through New York's Chinatown to ring in the Year of the Pig
The Associated Press2 hours ago
FILE - In this Sept. 25, 2017 file photo, former Congressman Anthony Weiner leaves federal court following his sentencing in New York. Weiner has been released from federal prison in Massachusetts. The New York Democrat, a once-rising star who also ran for mayor, was convicted of having illicit online contact with a 15-year-old North Carolina girl in 2017. The Federal Bureau of Prisons website now shows Weiner is in the custody of its Residential Re-entry Management office in Brooklyn, New York. It’s not immediately clear when he was transferred and where he’s currently staying. The bureau, federal court in New York and Weiner’s lawyer didn’t immediately comment. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
Disgraced ex-Congressman Anthony Weiner released from prisonDisgraced former Congressman Anthony Weiner has been released from federal prison in Massachusetts
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE - In this Thursday, Oct. 27, 2011 file photo, socialite Lee Radziwill attends the Fashion Group International's 28th Annual Night of Stars "The Luminaries" at Cipriani Wall Street in New York.Radziwill, the stylish jet setter and socialite who made friends worldwide even as she bonded and competed with her older sister Jacqueline Kennedy, has died. She was 85. Anna Christina Radziwill told The New York Times her mother died Friday, Feb. 15, 2019, of what she described as natural causes.  (AP Photo/Evan Agostini, File)
Lee Radziwill, stylish sister of Jackie Kennedy, dies at 85Lee Radziwill, the stylish jet setter and socialite who made friends worldwide even as she bonded and competed with her older sister Jacqueline Kennedy, has died
The Associated Press7 hours ago
This Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019 photo shows an apartment that was searched by police in connection with an investigation of an attack on actor Jussie Smollett in Chicago. Two men characterized by police as "persons of interest" in the attack against Smollett are now considered suspects and have been arrested on "probable cause that they may have committed a crime," a Chicago police spokesman said Friday, Feb. 15, 2019.  Spokesman Anthony Guglielmi confirmed that a search warrant was executed at the Chicago apartment where the men lived but did not have any information about what exactly what police found.  (Nader Issa/Chicago Sun-Times via AP)
The Latest: Smollett says no truth he played role in attackAttorneys for Jussie Smollett say there is no truth to reports that the "Empire" actor played a role in the assault on him
The Associated Press12 hours ago
This undated booking photo provided by the Aurora Illinois Police Department shows Gary Montez Martin, who police say killed multiple people at a suburban Chicago manufacturing warehouse after he was fired, Friday, Feb. 15, 2019. (Aurora Illinois Police Department via AP)
Aurora shooting victims ranged from intern to plant managerThe victims of disgruntled employee who opened fire at a suburban Chicago industrial warehouse were co-workers ranging from an intern to a plant manager
The Associated Press15 hours ago
Friends and loved ones gather for the graveside service for Laurie Holt at the Crescent Cemetery in Sandy, Utah, Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019. The family and friends of the Utah woman who spent nearly two years pushing to get her son freed from a Venezuelan jail was remembered for her fearlessness and determination at her funeral. Holt, 50, died unexpectedly Feb. 10 at her Riverton home, less than one year after her son Josh Holt returned to the U.S. after being imprisoned for nearly two years. (Rick Egan/The Salt Lake Tribune via AP)
Mother who helped free son from Venezuelan jail praisedThe family and friends of a Utah woman who spent nearly two years pushing to get her son freed from a Venezuelan jail was remembered for her fearlessness and determination at her funeral Saturday
The Associated Press16 hours ago
FILE - In this Monday, May 14, 2018 file photo, actor and singer Jussie Smollett attends the Fox Networks Group 2018 programming presentation after party at Wollman Rink in Central Park in New York. Smollett, who is black and gay, has said he was attacked by two masked men shouting racial and anti-gay slurs early Jan. 29, 2019. Chicago police said on Saturday, Feb. 16, "the trajectory of the investigation" into the reported attack on Smollett has shifted and they want to conduct another interview with the "Empire" actor. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
Chicago police: Jussie Smollett assault case has 'shifted'Chicago police say Jussie Smollett investigation has shifted; actor's attorneys blast reports he played a role in the attack
The Associated Press17 hours ago
Investigators work at the apartment complex of the alleged shooter from the Henry Pratt Co. on Friday, Feb. 15, 2019, in Aurora, Ill. An employee of a manufacturing company opened fire in its suburban Chicago plant Friday, killing several people and wounding several police officers before he was fatally shot, police said. (AP Photo/Matt Marton)
Aurora shooting victims ranged from intern to plant managerThe victims of disgruntled employee who opened fire at a suburban Chicago industrial warehouse were co-workers ranging from an intern to a plant manager
The Associated Press22 hours ago
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