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LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Police said Thursday they're deciding whether to arrest an 80-year-old man who shot a fleeing, unarmed burglar despite her telling him she was pregnant, but they have arrested the woman's accomplice on suspicion of murder for taking part in a crime that...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The nation's third botched execution in six months offers more evidence for the courts that lethal injection carries too many risks and amounts to cruel and unusual punishment, death-row lawyers and other opponents said Thursday. Death-penalty opponents say an...
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — An 80-year-old man says he shot and killed a fleeing woman whom he had caught burglarizing his home, despite her plea that she was pregnant. "She says, 'Don't shoot me, I'm pregnant — I'm going to have a baby,' and I shot her anyway," Tom Greer told...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State University fired the director of its celebrated marching band on Thursday after determining he ignored a "sexualized" culture of rituals including students being pressured to march in their underwear and participate in sexually themed stunts...
MIAMI (AP) — Federal officials have capped the amount of money scofflaws will be forced to pay if they don't buy insurance this year at $2,448 per person and $12,240 for a family of five. The amount is equal to the national average annual premium for a bronze level health plan...
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio woman convicted along with her boyfriend of enslaving a mentally disabled woman in their home for nearly two years through intimidation, threats and abuse was sentenced Thursday to 32 years in federal prison, the U.S. attorney's office said...
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Prosecutors say an Ohio woman has been sentenced to 32 years in federal prison for enslaving a mentally disabled woman through threats and intimidation. A judge in Youngstown sentenced 33-year-old Jessica Hunt on Thursday. Messages were left for her...
MIAMI (AP) — Federal officials have capped the amount of money scofflaws will be forced to pay if they don't buy insurance this year under the new health care law. The caps are $2,448 per person and $12,240 for a family of five. The amount is equal to the national average annual...
DARBY, Pa. (AP) — A doctor grazed by gunfire from a patient who had entered his office in a suburban hospital's psychiatric unit stopped him by returning fire with his own gun and injuring him, authorities said. Investigators believe the doctor had his own gun and acted in self-...