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BOSTON (AP) — Aaron Hernandez's tattoos aren't the first to be used as evidence in a murder trial. Body art has played a role in a surprising number of criminal cases nationwide, though legal experts concede that tattoos by themselves are rarely a deciding factor in convictions...
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — When three brothers from Louisiana realized they were sold fake tickets to the national championship football game, they decided to fight back by using a fake out of their own. One of the brothers, Bryant Gentry, told the Tampa Bay Times ( http://bit.ly/...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — More than 40 percent of California has emerged from a punishing drought that covered the whole state a year ago, federal drought-watchers said Thursday, a stunning transformation caused by an unrelenting series of storms in the North that filled lakes,...
BALTIMORE (AP) — A woman and three children are injured and six more children in the family are unaccounted for after an early morning house fire in northeast Baltimore, a fire official said Thursday. Responding firefighters found heavy fire coming from all three floors of the...
CHICAGO (AP) — A 22-year-old central Illinois man who was arrested and detained after posting online pictures of himself burning an American flag has filed a federal lawsuit seeking to have the state's flag desecration law declared unconstitutional. Such state laws are already...
BALTIMORE (AP) — Nearly two years after the death of a young black man in Baltimore police custody exposed systemic failures within the department that included excessive force, racial discrimination and illegal arrests, city and federal officials have agreed on reforms that can...
BOSTON (AP) — Former NFL star Aaron Hernandez's tattoos aren't the first to be used as evidence in a murder trial. Body art has played a role in a surprising number of criminal cases nationwide, though legal experts concede that tattoos by themselves are rarely a deciding factor...
BRUNSWICK, Maine (AP) — A Maine college is set to unveil a rare photograph of President Abraham Lincoln's inauguration from 1861. The Bowdoin College Museum of Art in Brunswick acquired the photo at auction in October and will unveil it Thursday. It's the first inauguration to...
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — A pro-Trump PAC linked to L.L. Bean heiress Linda Bean is now reporting donations it never disclosed to the federal government last year. The amended filings by Making Maine Great Again LLC say Bean donated $30,000, not $60,000 as the political action...