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NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Former "Jersey Shore" reality series star Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino and his brother underpaid taxes on nearly $9 million in income over the last several years, the U.S. attorney's office charged in a seven-count indictment released Wednesday. The...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Barbra Streisand is making history with her new album. Billboard says Streisand's latest release, "Partners," debuted on top of its 200 Albums chart, making her the only recording artist to issue No. 1 albums in six consecutive decades. The album sold 196,000...
CINCINNATI (AP) — A special prosecutor says a grand jury found officers' actions were justified in the fatal shooting of a man at an Ohio Wal-Mart. Special Prosecutor Mark Piepmeier (PEEP'-my-er) said Wednesday the Greene County grand jury opted not to issue any indictments in...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The nation's largest marijuana policy advocacy group said it will begin raising funds for a ballot measure in 2016 to legalize recreational marijuana use in California. The Marijuana Policy Project will file paperwork Wednesday with the California secretary...
CHICAGO (AP) — An American attorney for a Chicago man accused of killing his girlfriend's mother on the Indonesian resort island of Bali said Wednesday that his client denies that he confessed during an interrogation, as police claim. Chicago attorney Thomas Durkin said Tommy...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A fire at an old wooden wharf at the Port of Los Angeles was extinguished early Wednesday and normal operations resumed after an idle day brought on by smoke from the blaze. The fire sparked Monday evening by a welding accident was declared out shortly after 3...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The nation's largest marijuana policy advocacy group plans to begin raising funds for a ballot measure in 2016 to legalize recreational marijuana use in California. The Marijuana Policy Project says it will file paperwork Wednesday with the California...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A fire at on old wooden wharf at the Port of Los Angeles has been extinguished and normal operations are resuming after an idle day brought on by smoke from the blaze. Fire Department spokesman Brian Humphrey says the fire sparked Monday evening by a welding...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Three people accused of beating of a gay couple during a late-night encounter on a Philadelphia street have turned themselves in. Police say 24-year-old Philip Williams, 24-year-old Katherine Knott and 26-year-old Kevin Harrigan surrendered Wednesday morning...