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GILBERT, W.Va. (AP) — After generations of bootlegging, direct descendants of the Hatfields have teamed up with the McCoy name to produce legal moonshine in southern West Virginia with the state's blessing — the start of a new legacy for the families made famous for their 19th-...
BOONE, N.C. (AP) — The FBI says it is investigating a suspicious letter containing white powder that was sent to the headquarters of the Samaritan's Purse charity in western North Carolina. The agency said the letter was received Friday at the charity's headquarters in the town...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Whose Internet is it anyway? Tom Wheeler, chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, says he's keeping that question in mind as he pitches the biggest regulatory shake-up to the telecommunications industry since 1996, when people still used noisy modems...
NEW YORK (AP) — Nicholas Guido was showing off his new car outside his mother's home on Christmas Day 1986 when he was gunned down because he'd been mistaken for a mobster with the same name. The bad information, prosecutors said, came from two decorated police detectives who...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco police detectives have detained a man shown in photos released by police earlier in the day in the case of human remains found inside a suitcase. San Francisco Chronicle reports ( http://bit.ly/1Dpchju ) Police Chief Greg Suhr confirms the man...
NEW YORK (AP) — More Super Bowl ad rookies will be trying to score a touchdown this Sunday. There will be 15 new Super Bowl advertisers this year, the most since 2000, before the economy fell into what would be the first of two recessions since. Advertising experts say the...
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Andrew Fischer was a stock clerk earning less than $100 a week in 1963 when a doctor explained why his pregnant wife's belly had grown so large: She was about to give birth to five babies, who would become the first known surviving quintuplets born in...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Marion "Suge" Knight, the impresario of gangster rap, has long been a perpetrator and victim of the violent life he promoted in song. On Friday, he was portrayed as both. Sheriff's deputies booked the former hip-hop music mogul on suspicion of murder after...
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — On the last weekday before the Super Bowl, legislators wearing Seattle Seahawks gear made noise over a bill to allow Washington state residents to legally play fantasy football. The activity has become increasingly popular in recent years with an estimated...