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BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts child rape suspect who police say cut off a court-ordered GPS monitoring device and went on a cross-country crime spree has been captured after a month on the lam. Massachusetts State Police say 26-year-old Gregory Lewis of Southbridge was caught...
ATLANTIC, Va. (AP) — The owners of a commercial supply ship that exploded moments after liftoff promised to find the cause of the failed delivery mission to the International Space Station and warned residents to not touch any debris they might stumble across from the craft,...
NEW YORK (AP) — As mayor of the nation's largest city, Bill de Blasio has become accustomed to making tough decisions and moving on. But there's one decision he made a decade ago that he can't get out of his mind: As a Little League manager, he kept a tiring 8-year-old pitcher...
LONG BEACH, N.Y. (AP) — Kathy and Mark Michaels huddled in the attic of their Long Beach home as Superstorm Sandy turned streets into canals, ripped apart the iconic boardwalk and snapped electrical lines. As blue police lights flashed in the howling wind, the acrid stench of...
UNION BEACH, N.J. (AP) — Officials and residents in towns throughout coastal areas of New York and New Jersey will take stock of the recovery from Superstorm Sandy on the second anniversary of the storm. The October 2012 storm devastated the oceanfront coastline and caused...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal regulators say it's illegal to fly drones or model planes near stadiums and that violators can face up to a year in prison. The Federal Aviation Administration posted an updated notice to pilots online this week warning that drones and remotely...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Security will be increased at various federal government buildings in Washington and other major American cities, the Homeland Security Department announced Tuesday in what it described as a "precautionary step." The move came one week after a gunman in Ottawa...
NEW YORK (AP) — Two ambitious governors — one Republican, one Democrat — known for their no-nonsense, take-charge style in a calamity have set off a furor with their aggressive handling of the Ebola crisis, and how it plays out could shape their political futures. New York Gov...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — School officials concerned about students being waylaid by protests are asking the St. Louis County prosecutor to wait until classes are not in session to announce whether a white police officer will face charges for the fatal shooting of an unarmed black 18-...