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NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on a church member charged with fatally shooting another worshipper in suburban Philadelphia (all times local): ___ 6:10 p.m. A member of a suburban Philadelphia church has been ordered held in the shooting death of another churchgoer in an...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — The latest on a mental competency hearing for a man who acknowledges killing three people at a Colorado Planned Parenthood clinic: 4:45 p.m. A forensic psychologist says a man who acknowledges killing three people at a Colorado Planned Parenthood...
CHICAGO (AP) — Now that a judge branded him "a serial child molester," Dennis Hastert must prepare to serve his 15-month prison sentence. Once he's out, the former House speaker must participate in a sex-offender program that could include lie-detector and other tests to...
ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico woman has been convicted of creating a public nuisance by posting an online comment about the possibility of a shooting at her son's middle school. Jeanette Garza Alvarez of Roswell was given a 30-day deferred sentence and ordered to pay $29 in...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California officials say they will seek more than $90 million in firefighting costs from Pacific Gas & Electric Co. after finding that a deadly 2015 fire was sparked by a tree that came into contact with a power line. The amount is the largest recovery...
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — A lawsuit says two white school officials in southeast Missouri slammed a black teenager to the ground three times, injuring her neck and back and requiring hospital treatment. Judge Craig Brewer granted a change of venue Wednesday in the lawsuit...
BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the sentence of the Catherine Greig, the longtime girlfriend of gangster James "Whitey" Bulger (all times local): 4:10 p.m. The longtime girlfriend of Boston gangster James "Whitey" Bulger (BUHL'-jur) has been sentenced to an additional 21 months in...
HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — A 15-year-old boy accused of shooting students in a school cafeteria pleaded guilty Thursday to four counts of attempted murder and one count of inducing panic. In exchange, Butler County's prosecutor agreed to drop four felonious assault charges against...
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Outraged Oklahoma lawmakers said Thursday they'll move quickly to change a loophole in the state's forcible sodomy law after the state's highest criminal court ruled it doesn't apply to cases where the victim is unconscious or intoxicated. State Rep. Scott...
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — With about 92 percent of the world's declared chemical weapons stockpiles destroyed...
SATURDAY'S GAMES MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL Washington 6, St. Louis 1 Atlanta at Chicago Cubs, ppd. rain Chicago White...
WASHINGTON (AP) — During their back-to-back Stanley Cup final runs in 2008 and 2009, the Pittsburgh Penguins knew...
WASHINGTON (AP) — During their back-to-back Stanley Cup final runs in 2008 and 2009, the Pittsburgh Penguins knew...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Thousands are expected to rally in cities across the United States on Sunday for immigrant and...
BEIJING (AP) — Taiwanese officials have protested Malaysia's deportation of 32 of the self-ruled island's...