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LOVELAND, Colo. (AP) — The overnight killing of a man on a sidewalk in this northern Colorado city has raised alarm that a serial shooter might be trolling the area's roads after a bicyclist recently was gunned down and a driver was wounded nearby. Police and the FBI have...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government is trying to help inmates improve their job prospects before getting released from local jails, through a $10 million program announced Thursday. The Department of Labor already administers a grant program designed to help ex-inmates find...
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Two brothers, one of whom spent three decades on death row, were pardoned Thursday in the 1983 rape and killing of a girl, clearing the way for them to receive $750,000 in compensation from the state. Gov. Pat McCrory's pardons for Henry McCollum and his...
Texas doctors say they have done the world's first partial skull and scalp transplant to help a man with a large head wound from cancer treatment. MD Anderson Cancer Center and Houston Methodist Hospital doctors announced Thursday that they did the operation on May 22 at Houston...
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's governor has pardoned a man who spent three decades on death row and his half brother, saying they were wrongfully convicted in the rape and killing of an 11-year-old girl in 1983. Gov. Pat McCrory announced the pardons Thursday for Henry...
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon vetoed a measure Thursday that would have made Missouri the 26th right-to-work state, and it's unclear whether proponents will be able to muster enough support in the Republican-led Legislature to override the veto. The...
LOVELAND, Colo. (AP) — Authorities are investigating whether the killing of a 65-year-old man is connected with two other shootings in northern Colorado. A man was found lying on a sidewalk bleeding after being shot Wednesday night in Loveland, about 50 miles north of Denver...
Texas doctors say they have done the world's first partial skull and scalp transplant to help a man with a large head wound from cancer treatment. MD Anderson Cancer Center and Houston Methodist Hospital doctors announced Thursday that they did the operation on May 22 at Houston...
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Defense attorneys in the Colorado theater shooting trial will face new challenges when they try to counter 22 hours of sometimes chilling video of James Holmes talking in a flat, mechanical tone about killing strangers to increase his self-worth. In...