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ATLANTA (AP) — A notorious jewel thief with an illicit career spanning six decades has been caught stealing again, but she wasn't after sparkly gems this time, police near Atlanta say. Doris Payne, 86, was arrested at a Walmart store around 5 p.m. Monday and charged with...
MIAMI (AP) — A 10-year-old boy from a drug-ridden Miami neighborhood apparently died of a fentanyl overdose last month, becoming one of Florida's littlest victims of the opioid crisis, authorities said Tuesday. But how he came into contact with the powerful painkiller is a...
MIAMI (AP) — Prosecutors believe a 10-year-old boy who died at his home in a drug-ridden Miami neighborhood has become one of Florida's littlest victims of the opioid crisis. But it's unclear how he came in contact with fentanyl — a drug so potent that even accidental exposure...
EASTON, Pa. (AP) — A man convicted of killing his stepdaughter and having sex with her corpse is contesting the terms of a divorce from her mother. Appearing in court via video feed from his Pennsylvania prison cell, 55-year-old Gregory Graf said Monday that he never agreed to...
WASHINGTON (AP) — An international robotics competition in Washington is in its final day Tuesday with teams of teenagers from more than 150 nations competing. The team getting the most attention at the FIRST Global Challenge is a squad of girls from Afghanistan who were twice...
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say there's not enough evidence to pursue criminal civil rights charges against the Albuquerque police officers who were involved in the 2014 fatal shooting of a homeless man that spurred public protest. The U.S. Justice Department...
MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — In stories July 17 about arrests connected to four killings on Long Island, The Associated Press incorrectly spelled one suspect's last name. He is Omar Antonio Villalta, not Villata. A corrected version of the story is below: 3 men indicted in New York...
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A railroad owner plans to appeal a jury's decision that it must pay $3.9 million to the family of a movie worker killed on a Georgia railroad trestle in 2014, a spokesman for the company said. The jury in Savannah decided in a civil verdict Monday that CSX...
CHICAGO (AP) — Former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert has been released from prison in Minnesota and transferred to a Chicago re-entry facility, according to Federal Bureau of Prisons records Tuesday. Hastert was sentenced to 15 months in prison in April 2016 in a banking...