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WASHINGTON (AP) — The latest on the heavy snowfall expected to the Washington area and possibly the Northeast. (all times local) 7:15 a.m. A light snowfall during evening rush hour that was more intense than expected led to icy gridlock throughout the Washington area with...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Drivers in the Washington area spent hours in icy gridlock ahead of heavy snowfall that's predicted to arrive by the weekend from the Appalachians to Philadelphia and maybe farther north. Treated roads were clear Thursday morning, but some elevated roads, ramps...
ATMORE, Ala. (AP) — A man convicted of the 1992 rape and beating death of a woman is scheduled to receive a lethal injection Thursday in what would be Alabama's first execution in more than two years. Christopher Eugene Brooks, 43, is set to die at 6 p.m. CST at Holman...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Lawyers for a family made famous by the TV show "Sister Wives" are set to ask a federal appeals court on Thursday to uphold a ruling that decriminalized polygamy in Utah. The case is scheduled to come before the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver after...
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A former Oklahoma City police officer is set to find out whether he will spend the rest of his life in prison for raping and sexually victimizing eight women on his beat. Daniel Holtzclaw, 29, will be sentenced Thursday. He faces up to 263 years in prison...
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Call them fish sticks for millennials. At any rate, Dana Bartholomew is banking on college students warming up to "Sharck Bites." Ipswich Shellfish, of Massachusetts, for which Bartholomew oversees sales, is offering that product — nuggets of dogfish...
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills promoted Kathryn Smith to be their special teams quality control coach, making her the first full-time female member of an NFL coaching staff. The team announced the move in a release Wednesday night. Smith was an administrative assistant...
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills promoted Kathryn Smith to be their special teams quality control coach, making her the first full-time female member of an NFL coaching staff. The team announced the move in a release Wednesday night. Smith was an administrative assistant...
MARION, Ala. (AP) — Tuberculosis, a global scourge, has mostly been eradicated in the United States, but minorities and poor people who lack regular health care remain vulnerable. Marion, the town where Coretta Scott King was raised, is just that kind of community: the seat of...