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HONOLULU (AP) — A jury has found that Hawaii's public school system failed to protect a special education student who says she was raped by a classmate. But the verdict Monday also says the state Department of Education and a special education teacher at Waianae High School didn...
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Former San Francisco 49er Dana Stubblefield was charged Monday with the rape of a "developmentally delayed" woman, prosecutors announced. The Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office said Stubblefield, a former defensive lineman for the San Francisco...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The victims were all young black women, some were prostitutes and most had been using cocaine before their bodies were discovered in alleys in a rough part of Los Angeles, hidden in trash bins or covered by mattresses or debris. For decades, the serial killer...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia prosecutor has decided not to bring charges against officers who used stun guns repeatedly on a black man before his 2013 death, the man's sister and her attorney said Monday. Linwood Lambert's sister, Gwendolyn Smalls, and her attorney told The...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the Grim Sleeper trial (all times local): 4:53 p.m. A lawyer defending the man accused in the "Grim Sleeper" serial killings says his client's DNA may be on many women because he was obsessed with sex, but that doesn't make him a murderer...
DEFOREST, Wis. (AP) — Deputies shot and wounded a suspect in the weekend killing of a man in a suburban Milwaukee apartment and the wounding of a woman hours later while she was traveling home to Illinois with her family on a busy highway, authorities said Monday. It all began...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Marine Corps says it has begun investigating whether it mistakenly identified one of the men shown raising the U.S. flag at Iwo Jima in one of the iconic images of World War II after two amateur history buffs began raising questions about the picture...
SEATTLE (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court weighed in for the first time Monday on a $15-an-hour minimum wage, signaling it does not plan to stop the movement that is spreading across the nation, worker advocates say. The justices refused to hear a challenge to Seattle's law, which...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The mystery creator of the digital currency bitcoin has finally stepped forward. Or has he? Australian inventor Craig Steven Wright announced Monday that he is "Satoshi Nakamoto," the elusive, pseudonymous bitcoin founder. In interviews with the Economist, BBC...