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CHICAGO (AP) — Drew Peterson, the former suburban Chicago police officer convicted of killing his third wife and suspected in the disappearance of his fourth, has been charged with trying to hire someone to kill the prosecutor who helped put him in state prison, authorities...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Federal lawsuits allege that jails in the St. Louis County towns of Ferguson and Jennings operate essentially as modern-day debtors' prisons, where minor traffic offenses can lead to extended periods behind bars. Two lawsuits were filed Sunday on behalf of...
NEW YORK (AP) — More than 40 years after the Apollo 11 moon landing, a cloth satchel full of souvenirs brought back by Neil Armstrong has come to light. Among the trove is a 16-mm movie camera from inside the lunar module that filmed its descent to the moon and Armstrong's first...
CLEVELAND (AP) — An 11-year-old girl from a Cleveland suburb has been charged with murder in the beating of a 2-month-old who was staying overnight with the girl and her mother to give the baby's mom a break. Wickliffe police Chief Randy Ice said at a news conference Monday that...
CLEVELAND (AP) — An 11-year-old girl from a Cleveland suburb has been charged with murder in the beating of a 2-month-old who was staying overnight with the girl and her mother to give the baby's mom a break. Wickliffe police Chief Randy Ice said at a news conference Monday that...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sheriff's officials on Monday dug deeper into a weekend chain-reaction crash on Malibu's Pacific Coast Highway that involved Olympic gold medalist Bruce Jenner and left one woman dead. The wreck was documented in paparazzi photos that were posted online by...
NEW YORK (AP) — Health officials say the number of measles cases in the nation is up to 121 so far this year. All but 18 of the cases are tied to an outbreak that started at the Disneyland amusement park in California. Until recently, it was unusual to see more than 100 cases a...
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A 16-year-old sent a cellphone selfie that also showed another teen he had just fatally shot in the face, sitting in a chair, investigators said in court papers charging the teen. Maxwell Morton faces a preliminary hearing Feb. 19 on charges of first-degree...
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — If you're a billionaire living in Connecticut, chances are the tax department is keeping an eye on you. In a state home to some of the richest Americans, tax officials go to some lengths to keep them — or, more accurately, keep the billions of dollars in...