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Race organizers are amping up security at some races, but some runners are undeterred by the violence.
Los Angeles, Atlanta, Miami and Washington, D.C. round out the top 5.
Rural areas including Alaska and Kansas prosecuted most.
Many states are considering legislation that bans a product or activity.
HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — After pummeling the nation's midsection with heavy snow, a late-winter storm made its way Wednesday to the nation's capital, where residents braced for the possibility of power outages.
Mental health reforms and universal background checks most likely to pass.
CHICAGO (AP) — It sounded ghoulish enough: a shipment of 18 frozen human heads discovered and seized by customs officials during routine X-ray screening of cargo arriving at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago.
CHICAGO (AP) — A manhunt for two bank robbers who used a makeshift rope to pull off a daring escape from a high-rise Chicago lockup pushed into a second day Wednesday, with authorities asking the public for help.
CHICAGO (AP) — The metal on Zac Vawter's bionic leg gleamed as he climbed the 103 floors of Chicago's iconic Willis Tower, becoming the first person ever to complete the task wearing a mind-controlled prosthetic limb.
University of Chicago Crime Lab youth study offers proof positive.