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DENVER (AP) — Media outlets across the United States, from New England to Wisconsin and California, as well as in the United Kingdom are reporting school evacuations because of threats. Authorities in Colorado and New Hampshire say the threats led to the evacuation of some...
MEDINA, Ohio (AP) — A trial has begun for the father of a 21-month-old Ohio girl whose decomposed body was found in a crib. Thirty-four-year-old Eric Warfel faces charges that include abuse of a corpse and tampering with evidence at a trial that began Monday afternoon in Medina...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on an Indiana woman's appeal of a feticide conviction in the death of her premature infant (all times local): 2:30 p.m. An Indiana appeals court is hearing arguments in the case of a woman found guilty of killing the premature infant she delivered...
DALLAS (AP) — Federal immigration officials will soon open a new detention facility southwest of Dallas that includes a special unit for transgender detainees. The facility under construction in Alvarado, Texas, will include 36 beds for transgender people. Officials at U.S...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court upended the conviction and death sentence of a black Georgia man Monday because prosecutors violated the Constitution by excluding African-Americans from the all-white jury that determined his fate. The 7-1 ruling in favor of death row inmate...
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A man accused of aiding a foiled plot to bomb a Kansas military post on behalf of the Islamic State group pleaded guilty to conspiracy on Monday. Alexander E. Blair admitted in a Topeka federal court that he loaned $100 to a friend, John T. Booker, to pay for...
Across the nation, abortion-rights activists are closely following Monday's appeals court hearing involving an Indiana woman convicted of killing the premature infant she delivered after ingesting abortion-inducing drugs. Lawyers for 35-year-old Purvi Patel will ask the Indiana...
BALTIMORE (AP) — The Latest on the trial for an officer charged in the arrest of Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old black man who died a week after he was critically injured in police custody (all times local): 11:50 a.m. The Baltimore Police Department says that although an officer...
A federal inspection turned up scores of problems at a Pennsylvania small-animal dealer that supplied major pet retailers like Petco and PetSmart. The U.S. Department of Agriculture released a report on its January inspection of Holmes Chinchilla Ranch in Barto. Inspectors found...