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GILCHRIST, Texas (AP) — If kidnap suspect Jesse Leroy Matthew Jr. was looking to hide from authorities, he picked what would seem to be a good spot with the remote Bolivar Peninsula, a finger of Gulf of Mexico barrier sand and scrub vegetation barely above sea level. The island'...
RINGGOLD, Ga. (AP) — A Tennessee woman was charged with murder after gunning down a northwest Georgia woman because she wanted the woman's newborn baby, a sheriff said. Catherine Goins lured 30-year-old Natalia Roberts to a friend's home in Ringgold earlier this month by saying...
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The Navajo Nation is poised to receive $554 million from the federal government over mismanagement of tribal resources in the largest settlement of its kind for an American Indian tribe. Much of the land on the 27,000-square-mile reservation has been...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A powerful earthquake shook a large swath of Alaska on Thursday morning, knocking things off shelves and causing people to take cover but bringing no immediate reports of injuries or major damage. The quake had a preliminary magnitude of 6.2, and it hit...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The parents of Michael Brown and Eric Garner, two black men who died in encounters with white police officers, joined with civil rights leaders on Thursday to call for a full federal investigation and charges against those involved in their deaths. "I'm here to...
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina state trooper's dashboard video shows an unarmed driver being shot just seconds after he was stopped for a seatbelt offense — and the trooper, who was fired last week, has now been charged with assault. As Levar Jones cried in pain waiting...
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A truck dripping rancid juices from thousands of pounds of rotting chicken sat in the heat attracting flies Thursday at a western Montana truck stop, where an Idaho trucking company employee abandoned it at least three days earlier. The driver left the...
NEW YORK (AP) — The price of a gallon of gasoline may soon start with a "2'' across much the country. Gasoline prices typically decline in autumn, and this year they are being pulled even lower by falling global oil prices. By the end of the year, up to 30 states could have an...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A powerful earthquake shook a large swath of Alaska on Thursday morning, knocking things off shelves and causing people to take cover but bringing no immediate reports of major damages. The quake had a preliminary magnitude of 6.2, and hit at 9:51 a.m...