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SACO, Maine (AP) — A family of five, including three children ranging in age from 4 to 12 years old, were found shot to death Sunday inside a southern Maine apartment, authorities said. Investigators said a gun was found near one of the bodies and it appeared someone in the...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lightning struck 14 people, leaving two critically injured, as rare summer thunderstorms swept through Southern California on Sunday, authorities said. Thirteen people, including a 15-year-old, were treated at Venice Beach in Los Angeles after lightning hit...
SACO, Maine (AP) — Police say five members of a Maine family have been found dead. State police spokesman Steve McCausland says the bodies of a father, mother and three children were found Sunday afternoon at the home in downtown Saco. McCausland says state and local police are...
NEWARK, Del. (AP) — State officials say hundreds of women may have been secretly videotaped from cameras found hidden in bathrooms at the University of Delaware. On Friday, authorities announced the July 1 arrest of a University of Delaware graduate student after cameras were...
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Amid the costumes and fantasy of this weekend's Comic-Con convention, a group of young women drew widespread attention to a very real issue — allegations of sexual harassment at the annual pop-culture festival. Geeks for CONsent, founded by three women from...
CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — A national survey finds the average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline has plummeted 9 cents a gallon over the past two weeks to $3.58. That's the largest drop this year. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg said Sunday the decrease came despite a rise in...
ATLANTA (AP) — Three people accused of scheming to manufacture and ship salmonella-tainted peanuts that killed nine people, sickened more than 700 and prompted one of the largest food recalls in history are set to go to trial this week in south Georgia. A federal indictment...
BOONE, N.C. (AP) — A spokeswoman for an aid organization says an American doctor is receiving intensive medical treatment in West Africa after he was infected with the deadly Ebola virus. Melissa Strickland is a spokeswoman for North Carolina-based Samaritan's Purse. She said...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The District of Columbia's ban on carrying handguns outside the home is unconstitutional, a federal judge has ruled. In a 19-page ruling made public Saturday, U.S. District Judge Frederick J. Scullin concluded that the Second Amendment gives people the right to...