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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Investigators who used a genealogical website to find the ex-policeman they believe is a shadowy serial killer and rapist who terrified California decades ago call the technique ground-breaking. But others say it raises troubling legal and privacy...
DENVER (AP) — Colorado teachers are protesting this week for higher salaries and increased money for schools, prompting questions about why the state's booming marijuana sales have not fixed the funding problems. The 2012 voter-approved constitutional amendment that allowed...
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona leaders dealing with an unprecedented teacher strike are paying the political price for long-festering resentment among many public school teachers who say they are fed up with lagging salaries and what they see as an equally dangerous attack on their...
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A Maine man convicted of sending cyanide to a suicidal man in England is due to be sentenced. Sidney Kilmartin, of Windham, was found guilty in 2016 of mailing injurious articles resulting in death and witness tampering. He's scheduled to be sentenced on...
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Clifford Alexander scoops a handful of black ballpoint pens, drops them into a small box and shakes it with a blackjack dealer's nonchalance. He slides in the next handful to make an exact dozen, and sends the box down the assembly line. Alexander, who is...
NEW YORK (AP) — Women campaigning against sexual assault and harassment hailed Bill Cosby's conviction as a validation of the #MeToo movement and an emboldening signal to other victims unsure if they should come forward to seek justice. "It takes a lot of courage to do that, but...
NEW YORK (AP) — Women campaigning against sexual assault and harassment are hailing Bill Cosby's conviction on charges he drugged and molested a woman at his suburban Philadelphia home as validation of the #MeToo movement. Washington, D.C., attorney Debra Katz specializes in...
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The retrial that led to Bill Cosby's conviction Thursday on charges he drugged and molested a woman at his suburban Philadelphia mansion played out far differently than one that ended in a hung jury last year. This time, prosecutors had the advantage of...
Bill Cosby was convicted Thursday of drugging and molesting a woman in 2004 at his home near Philadelphia. The 80-year-old comedian could spend the rest of his life in prison for assaulting former Temple University women's basketball official Andrea Constand. Key events in the...