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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — One of the three Americans who helped stop a terror attack on a high-speed train traveling from Amsterdam to Paris returned home to California on Tuesday. Video from Sacramento television station KCRA showed a relaxed Anthony Sadler, 23, walking off a...
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — One of three Americans who helped stop a terror attack on a train traveling from Amsterdam to Paris is back in the United States. Oregon television station KATU showed video of Anthony Sadler and his parents getting off a private jet that touched down...
PHILIPPI, W.Va. (AP) — A 14-year-old boy held 29 students and a teacher at gunpoint in a West Virginia high school classroom Tuesday afternoon before he released them after negotiations and surrendered, authorities said. No injuries were reported. The student took a pistol into...
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A federal judge on Tuesday temporarily blocked the state of Mississippi from using two drugs in executions, shutting down the death penalty in the state for now. U.S. District Judge Henry T. Wingate issued a temporary restraining order saying Mississippi...
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A federal judge has temporarily blocked the state of Mississippi from using two drugs in executions. U.S. District Judge Henry T. Wingate issued a temporary restraining order Tuesday saying Mississippi officials cannot use pentobarbital or midazolam, two...
PHILIPPI, W.Va. (AP) — A 14-year-old boy with a handgun held several students and a teacher hostage in a West Virginia high school classroom Tuesday afternoon before he let them go after negotiations and surrendered, State Police said. No injuries were reported. State Police Lt...
PHILIPPI, W.Va. (AP) — The latest in the arrest of a suspect after a report of a gun at a West Virginia high school (all times local): 5:20 p.m.: West Virginia State Police say a 14-year-old boy held several students and a teacher hostage in a high school classroom before he let...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Officials in Los Angeles County are adopting a get-tough tactic to deter men from soliciting sex from girls who are forced into prostitution — charging them with crimes that could mean prison time and registration as a sex offender. Targeting "johns," or...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — In what's been a violent year in St. Louis, a common theme has emerged: The gun used in any given crime was probably stolen. The city is on pace for around 200 homicides in 2015, the most in 20 years. Meanwhile, reports of gun thefts are up nearly 70 percent,...