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NEVADA, Iowa (AP) — A former Iowa State University student will avoid prison but be required to register as a sex offender for assaulting an unconscious female student after an on-campus party, a judge ruled Thursday. Patrick Whetstone, 21, pleading guilty last week to assault...
KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — An imam has released video footage of Orlando nightclub shooter Omar Mateen praying in a central Florida mosque four days before the attack that killed 49 people and injured 53 others on June 12. Imam Helmi Elagha told reporters Wednesday that he was...
ATLANTA (AP) — Federal regulators and hotel employees are calling for new safety measures after a worker was found dead inside a walk-in freezer at the Westin Peachtree Plaza in downtown Atlanta. Investigators believe Carolyn Mangham spent about 13 hours at temperatures below...
HOBOKEN, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on the commuter train that crashed into a station in New Jersey (all times local): 10 a.m. A New Jersey Transit spokeswoman says that a commuter train that crashed into a train station in Hoboken was coming from Spring Valley, New York, on the...
HOBOKEN, N.J. (AP) — A commuter train from New York barreled into a New Jersey rail station during the Thursday morning rush hour, causing serious damage to both the train and station. Witnesses reported injuries, including one woman who was trapped under concrete and many...
BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore's police commissioner is criticizing an appearance at a conservative group's gala by three officers charged but not convicted in the death of a black man injured in a police van. WBAL-TV reports ( http://bit.ly/2do9ikk ) Commissioner Kevin Davis said...
KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — An imam has released video footage of Orlando nightclub shooter Omar Mateen praying in a central Florida mosque four days before the attack that killed 49 people and injured 53 others. Imam Helmi Elagha told reporters Wednesday that he was unaware that...
MULBERRY, Fla. (AP) — Neighbors of a huge sinkhole sending cascades of contaminated water and fertilizer plant waste into Florida's main drinking-water aquifer are fearful and fuming that it took weeks for them to be notified about the disaster. Many are still waiting anxiously...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers are venting outrage over high prescription drug costs, but if Congress is looking for culprits, it might want to look in the mirror. Republican- and Democratic-controlled Congresses, and presidents of both parties, may have set the stage for the...