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DOVER, N.H. (AP) — A jury on Friday convicted a 31-year-old man of killing and raping a University of New Hampshire college student following a trial filled with lurid details of sexual domination, experimentation and violence. The jury in Strafford Superior Court found Seth...
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) — A 100-year-old Army veteran of World War II is finally getting his high school diploma — as is his great-grandson. George Hulka Jr. made it to eighth grade at a one-room schoolhouse and worked on his family's dairy farm in the upstate New York town...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The father of the young man who killed six people and injured 13 others near the University of California, Santa Barbara, last month says it's his "duty" to help prevent future mass killings. In a letter provided to ABC News on Friday, Peter Rodger wrote that...
PRESCOTT, Ariz. (AP) — Dusty boots, weathered flowers, boxes of stuffed animals, hundreds of American flags and T-shirts off the backs of firefighters from around the country: The chain-link fence surrounding the former fire station of the Granite Mountain Hotshots became a...
PRESCOTT, Ariz. (AP) — Reminders of the Granite Mountain Hotshots are spread throughout Station 7. Around the crew's former firehouse, their pictures surround a quilt hanging on the wall, their names are inscribed on a wooden table and the vehicles they drove to their final...
NEW YORK (AP) — In one case, a mentally ill New York City inmate hanged himself from a shower pipe on his third try in three days. During that stretch, orders to put him on 24-hour watch were apparently ignored, along with a screening form that said he was "thinking about...
NEW YORK (AP) — Police say actor Shia LaBeouf (SHY'-uh luh-BUF') was taken out of a New York City theater for being disorderly and yelling obscenities during the performance. It happened Thursday night at Studio 54 in Manhattan at the Broadway show "Cabaret." Police say LaBeouf...
HONOLULU (AP) — A former Hawaii-based soldier will finally learn his fate for killing his 5-year-old daughter: death or spend the remainder of his life in prison. Jurors convicted Naeem Williams in April of murder in the first death penalty case to go to trial in the history of...
NEW YORK (AP) — Poor New York City immigrants who otherwise would have faced the complicated immigration system with its threat of deportation on their own will now get legal representation to help them in a program advocates say is the first of its kind in the country and one...