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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma City police say they found no evidence that the death of businessman Aubrey McClendon in a vehicle crash a day after he was indicted by a federal grand jury was anything other than an accident. Capt. Paco Balderrama said in a statement: "Our...
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois, on the cusp of a second year without a state budget, counts among its many unpaid bills one that threatens to provoke a dispute with the nation's top crime-fighting force. Documents obtained by The Associated Press through the Freedom of...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A California judge is facing demands for his removal after sentencing a former Stanford University swimmer to six months in jail for sexually assaulting an unconscious young woman behind a campus dumpster. Some questions and answers about the furor: Q. What'...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A California judge is facing demands for his removal after sentencing a former Stanford University swimmer to six months in jail for sexually assaulting an unconscious young woman behind a campus dumpster. Some questions and answers about the furor: Q. What'...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Hundreds of zoo visitors took shelter inside buildings Tuesday morning while Salt Lake City zoo staff searched for a leopard that escaped its enclosure. The 4-year-old female leopard was spotted by zoo visitors sleeping on a high outdoor ledge in a public...
DETROIT (AP) — A judge on Tuesday threw out the murder convictions of a young Detroit man who pleaded guilty to killing four people at age 14, a case that has been in doubt for years after a professional hit man stepped forward and took responsibility for the slayings at a drug...
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois, on the cusp of entering its second year without a state budget, counts among its many unpaid bills one that threatens to provoke a dispute with the nation's top crime-fighting force. Documents obtained by The Associated Press through the...
DETROIT (AP) — A judge has ordered the release of a young Detroit man who is in prison after pleading guilty to killing four people at age 14, a crime for which a professional hit man later took responsibility. The prosecutor's office agreed Davontae Sanford's second-degree...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on a six-month jail sentence for a former Stanford University swimmer convicted of sex assault (all times local): 11:05 a.m. One of the Stanford University graduate students who stopped a sexual assault on an unconscious woman says he saw a former...