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The latest on the manhunt following the escape of two convicted murderers from a maximum-security prison (all times local): ___ 2 p.m. State police say an escaped inmate killed by authorities after three weeks on the run in the woods of upstate New York had been shot three times...
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The owners of Atlantic City's former Trump Plaza casino plan to keep it shut for at least 10 years as a tax-saving measure. Trump Entertainment Resorts has filed a deed restriction for the casino, which closed last September, preventing it from being...
JAMESTOWN, New York (AP) — Did you hear the one about Bob Hope, Rodney Dangerfield and Andy Kauffman performing on the same stage? It might not be a joke once the National Comedy Center opens its doors. Plans for the museum in an out-of-the-way city in western New York include a...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — It all happened in seconds. But those brief moments would forever change life for David Klinger, a self-described "beach kid" who'd dreamt of being a police officer since he was a kid. He'd entered the Los Angeles Police Academy in 1981 with a clear motive. He...
ANOTHER SETBACK FOR THE SPACE X FALCON ROCKET AS IT APPEARED TO DISINTEGRATE SHORTLY AFTER TAKEOFF FROM CAPE CANAVERAL, FLORIDA. SPACE X MISSION CONTROL SAYING THE INITIAL TAKEOFF WAS SUCCESSFUL BUT PROBLEMS OCCURRED AS THE ROCKET WENT SUPERSONIC. THIS IS SECOND FAILED LAUNCH OF...
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — When it comes to presidents, New Hampshire is much better at picking them than producing them. While the 14th president, Franklin Pierce, was a New Hampshire native, no one else has come close in the 100 years since the state began holding statewide...
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Across the South, Confederate symbols are toppling, teetering or at least getting critical new looks. But is it a sign of real change in a region known for fiercely defending its complex traditions, or simply the work of frightened politicians and nervous...
CINCINNATI (AP) — David Bowles is excitedly making plans to move from a homeless shelter to an apartment of his own in a few weeks, thanks to a new Department of Veterans Affairs program helping homeless veterans find long-term employment. "They saved me," said the 56-year-old...
An unmanned SpaceX rocket carrying supplies and the first-of-its-kind docking port to the International Space Station broke apart Sunday shortly after liftoff. It was a severe blow to NASA, still reeling from previous failed shipments. The accident occurred about 2 1/2 minutes...