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RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — A California educator who was confronted with allegations of abuse in a phone call by a former student who then posted the conversation on YouTube has pleaded guilty to sexual-assault charges involving two victims. Andrea Cardosa, a former assistant...
NEW YORK (AP) — In the quiet of a pre-dawn Saturday on a dead-end street, a father came home and shot his family in their heads, leaving women in three generations dead and a wounded 12-year-old girl calling 911, police said. "What I did, I cannot come back from," Jonathon...
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — An educator who was confronted with allegations of abuse in a phone call by a former student who then posted the conversation on YouTube has pleaded guilty to sexual assault charges involving two victims. The Riverside Press-Enterprise reports ( http://...
CINCINNATI (AP) — Leelah Alcorn wrote a note on her Tumblr blog, then walked through the night and into the path of a tractor-trailer rumbling down a highway. In the final message attributed to her, she pleaded: "My death needs to mean something. ... Fix society. Please."...
WATFORD CITY, N.D. (AP) — Police chief Art Walgren knew how much the oil boom had changed this once-sleepy town when he spotted something that would have been unheard of not long ago: license plates from Sinaloa, Mexico, home to one of the world's most violent drug cartels...
NEW YORK (AP) — A father was suspected of shooting his family in their home Saturday on a quiet New York City block, an attack on three generations that left two women and a girl dead and a second girl badly wounded, according to police and relatives. Police said they were...
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Two women were shot to death and six people were wounded early Saturday at a house party in Omaha, authorities said. The police department issued a news release about the shootings at the small tan house in the city's northeast, but it didn't say whether it...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Leaders in nation's largest Protestant denomination are preaching that integrated churches can be a key driver of racial justice in society. But that could be a hard sell to those sitting in Southern Baptist Convention congregations. The Rev. Russell...
GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — Fresh off a victory in Washington state, a leading gun control group backed by billionaire Michael Bloomberg is hoping to make Oregon its next prize in a campaign to require gun sales to go through universal background checks. Everytown for Gun Safety...