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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A U.S. Marine who vanished from a base in Iraq and later wound up in Lebanon is set to face trial more than a decade after the puzzling case began. Cpl. Wassef Hassoun's court martial on desertion and other charges starts Monday at Camp Lejeune. Defense...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota's civil commitment program for sex offenders has been under fire for years by people who say it's unconstitutional because it amounts to a life sentence. A federal judge has pressured state lawmakers to change the program to address concerns, but...
MONROEVILLE, Pa. (AP) — A teenager who police say opened fire at a Pittsburgh-area mall, shooting his intended target as well as two bystanders, was arrested early Sunday, and the three victims remain hospitalized. Gunfire erupted inside the Macy's department store at the...
MUNSTER, Ind. (AP) — A terminally ill woman whose desire to have her same-sex marriage recognized by Indiana before she died helped galvanize efforts to overturn the state's gay marriage ban has lost her battle with cancer. Niki Quasney died Thursday, gay rights advocacy group...
DOUGLASVILLE, Ga. (AP) — A quiet, suburban neighborhood outside Atlanta was left reeling after a man shot six people — killing four of them, including his ex-wife and several children — before ending the rampage by fatally turning the gun on himself, police said. The shooting...
DOUGLASVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Neighbors along a quiet, suburban street outside Atlanta were left horrified after police say a man shot six people — killing four of them, including his ex-wife and several children — before ending the rampage by fatally turning the gun on himself. The...
MONROEVILLE, Pa. (AP) — Gunfire erupted at a Pittsburgh-area shopping center on Saturday, wounding three people, two critically, in a shooting that was targeted, police said. The mall and a hospital's emergency room were placed on lockdown as police searched for the gunman. The...
Iraq War veteran Eddie Ray Routh is preparing to stand trial, charged with capital murder in the shootings of "American Sniper" author and former Navy SEAL Chris Kyle and his friend Chad Littlefield. Routh's post-traumatic stress disorder brought the men together, as Kyle and...
STEPHENVILLE, Texas (AP) — Eddie Ray Routh had been talking crazy for a while. So when he showed up on his sister's doorstep one afternoon two Februarys ago and claimed to have shot two men, she didn't know what to think. But when Laura Blevins saw the big black custom pickup...