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DENVER (AP) — A transgender inmate who is suing Colorado's corrections agency says she was raped at a men's prison hours after a federal judge denied her request to block the prison from keeping her in a disciplinary unit, according to court records and the woman's attorney...
NEW YORK (AP) — Storms and the tides are unearthing the long-hidden bones of Hart Island, creating eerie scenes of skulls, femurs and collarbones on this sliver of land where New York City's destitute dead have for 150 years been sent off to be unceremoniously buried and...
WASHINGTON (AP) — FPI Management, a property company in California, wants to hire dozens of people. Factories from New Hampshire to Michigan need workers. Hotels in Las Vegas are desperate to fill jobs. Those employers and many others are quietly taking what once would have been...
NORTH HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A barn behind a house in Connecticut exploded Wednesday night while police and a SWAT team were negotiating with a man who had taken his wife and family hostage, leaving at least six officers injured, state police and a town official said. North Haven...
NORTH HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A house in Connecticut exploded Wednesday night while police and a SWAT team were outside, having responded to a report of a barricaded person. At least three police officers in North Haven were seen being placed into ambulances, WFSB-TV reported...
BOSTON (AP) — Former Massachusetts Senate President Stan Rosenberg "failed to protect the Senate" from his husband, who has been charged with sexual misconduct, an ethics report released on Wednesday found, prompting calls for the lawmaker to resign. The report prepared by...
PHOENIX (AP) — Striking Arizona teachers who won a big pay increase but came up substantially short of achieving their demands for more school funding flooded the Arizona Capitol for a fifth day Wednesday hoping it will be the last they are out of their classrooms. The...
ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on an execution scheduled for Thursday in Georgia (all times local): 8:30 p.m. The Georgia parole board has issued a stay for a condemned inmate who was scheduled to be executed Thursday. Robert Earl Butts Jr. was scheduled to die Thursday evening at...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas officers busted into a hotel room where a gunman unleashed the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history and found assault-style weapons scattered around the room, according to police body-camera video released Wednesday. Hours of footage from two...