Court weighing whether graffiti mecca was protected by law
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NEW YORK (AP) — For two decades, Jerry Wolkoff let graffiti artists use his crumbling Queens warehouse complex as a canvas for their vibrant works. Artists gave the spot the name "5Pointz" – a place where all five New York City boroughs come together – but painters traveled from as far as Japan and Brazil […]

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APNewsBreak: NAACP names new leader for more active future
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The NAACP turned to an insider Saturday to help bring the nation's oldest civil rights organization back to prominence….

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Poll finds Las Vegas shooting doesn't alter opinions on guns
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ATLANTA (AP) — The slaying of five dozen people in Las Vegas did little to change Americans' opinions about gun laws, a poll finds….

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Former presidents call for unity at hurricane aid concert
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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The five living former presidents put aside politics and appeared together for the first time since 2013 at a concert on Saturday to raise money for victims of devastating hurricanes in Texas, Florida, Louisiana, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands….

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Man killed by rock thrown on highway
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Police receive complaint about racist fliers
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US probe alleges corruption by top Honolulu law enforcers
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HONOLULU (AP) — A curious allegation of mailbox theft unraveled into a tale of corruption that reached the highest levels of Honolulu law enforcement, culminating in a U.S. investigation that found the former police chief and his prosecutor wife bilked clients and relatives out of hundreds of thousands of dollars to spend on their lavish […]

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3 arrested after shooting following white nationalist speech
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A man who fired a shot at anti-Nazi protesters following a speech at the University of Florida by a white nationalist has been charged with attempted murder, police in Gainesville said Friday. Two men who allegedly urged him to shoot face the same charge….

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Judge tosses $417M award against Johnson & Johnson
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge on Friday tossed out a $417 million jury award to a woman who claimed she developed ovarian cancer by using Johnson & Johnson talc-based baby powder for feminine hygiene….

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