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BALTIMORE (AP) — In a spectacular fall from grace, Maryland's second-highest ranking Episcopal leader and the first female bishop in her diocese was charged with drunken driving and manslaughter after fatally striking a cyclist in late December. Heather Cook, 58, turned herself...
LA CONCHITA, Calif. (AP) — Ten years later, Diane Hart still has trouble sleeping at night. The 2005 landside in the seaside Southern California community of La Conchita engulfed homes and left 10 dead. Hart was buried alive in a mount of rock and house debris. She was injured,...
LIHUE, Hawaii (AP) — A state appeals court affirmed a Kauai attorney's harassment conviction for licking a former client's ear. Lawrence McCreery did intend to harass, annoy or alarm his former client when he licked the woman, the Intermediate Court of Appeals said in a ruling...
NEW YORK (AP) — Hundreds have turned out in New York City in support of free expression after the deadly terror attack targeting a French satirical publication. Several hundred people braved freezing temperatures in Manhattan's Washington Square Park on Saturday as a woman...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa said Saturday that he is seriously considering a run for the Senate seat Barbara Boxer will vacate after deciding not to seek re-election to a fifth term. "Too many Californians are struggling to make ends meet,...
BALTIMORE (AP) — In a spectacular fall from grace, Maryland's second-highest ranking Episcopal leader and the first female bishop in her diocese was charged with drunken driving and manslaughter after fatally striking a cyclist in late December. Heather Cook, 58, turned herself...
NEW YORK (AP) — Of all the statistics from the recent New Year's Eve in Times Square — 1 million revelers, 2,000 pounds of confetti, thousands of police officers, dozens of surveillance cameras — there is one number that stands out: zero, as in zero tickets for low-level crimes...
MIAMI (AP) — Florida authorities say George Zimmerman, whose acquittal of murdering an unarmed black teen sparked a national debate on race and self-defense laws, has been arrested on an aggravated assault charge. The Seminole County Sheriff's Office says the 31-year-old...
SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — Florida authorities say George Zimmerman, whose acquittal of murdering an unarmed black teen sparked a national debate on race and self-defense laws, has been arrested on an aggravated assault charge. The Seminole County Sheriff's Office says the 31-year-old...