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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Wealthy widow Anita Barney lost nearly her entire fortune to an ex-Ohio State quarterback who defrauded her of hundreds of thousands of dollars to feed a gambling addiction that left him banished from the NFL. But instead of garnering sympathy, Barney found...
During the last two years, 13 states have passed laws meant to help keep firearms out of the hands of domestic abusers. Federal law strips gun rights from felons, anyone convicted of domestic violence-related misdemeanors and those who are subject to permanent domestic violence...
Specifics of the state laws passed during the last two years that are intended to make it harder for people convicted or suspected of domestic violence to access firearms: ALABAMA Republican Gov. Robert Bentley approved a measure banning possession of firearms by those convicted...
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — More than a dozen states have strengthened laws over the past two years to keep firearms out of the hands of domestic abusers, a rare area of consensus in the nation's highly polarized debate over guns. Lawmakers and governors of both parties have...
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tampa police say a shooting at a strip club has left one person dead and seven others injured. Lt. Ruth Cate said early Saturday that one person among those shot at Club Rayne was confirmed as being dead at the scene. She said in addition to the six injured...
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tampa police say a shooting at a strip club has left one person dead and seven others injured. Lt. Ruth Cate said early Saturday that one person among those shot at Club Rayne had died. She also said that in addition to the injured that police initially knew...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — One small plane with two men aboard and another plane with one woman aboard have collided over the ocean near the Port of Los Angeles, setting off a major search that has yet to turn up any survivors or dead, the U.S. Coast Guard said. The collision occurred...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — With a possible end in sight to a massive 15-week gas leak, anxious residents displaced from a Los Angeles neighborhood are skeptical a fix is near and worry they may be forced to return too soon to unhealthy homes. Barbara Fass, who temporarily moved out of...
NEW YORK (AP) — As daily fantasy sports websites face increased legal scrutiny, the world's biggest credit-card lender is blocking transactions by New York residents on the country's two biggest sites. The New York Times ( http://nyti.ms/1oes82Q ) reports Citigroup Inc. says it...