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SUITLAND, Md. (AP) — A person shot and critically wounded a guard at the U.S. Census Bureau headquarters Thursday before leading police on a chase that reportedly ended with the suspect and a an officer wounded. The guard had a gunshot wound to his upper body and was taken to a...
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — In a hearing that lasted more than five hours Thursday, a federal judge sentenced two women to the maximum prison terms for their roles in the 2011 death of James Craig Anderson, the last of a series of white-on-black attacks. U.S. District Judge Henry T...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Nevada prison where a handcuffed inmate was killed by a guard with a shotgun during what a lawsuit calls a "gladiator-style" prisoner fight staged by guards has an unusually high number of incidents of corrections officers firing guns, despite the vast...
WALKERTON, Ind. (AP) — A northern Indiana pizzeria that closed after its owner supported Indiana's religious objections law has reopened. Memories Pizza owner Kevin O'Connor says he reopened about 4 p.m. Thursday. He says that within an hour, all eight tables were filled and six...
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Two women who were part of a group that repeatedly searched Mississippi's capital city for black people to assault were sentenced Thursday to multiple years in federal prison. U.S. District Judge Henry T. Wingate on Thursday sentenced Shelbie Brooke...
NEW YORK (AP) — There have been several setbacks this year for a state-by-state campaign to ban so-called conversion therapy for gay, lesbian and transgender youth. But the White House is now officially an ally, and activists are hopeful of long-term success as they make a case...
NEW YORK (AP) — There have been several setbacks this year for a state-by-state campaign to ban so-called conversion therapy for gay, lesbian and transgender youth. But the White House is now officially an ally, and activists are hopeful of long-term success as they make a case...
BOSTON (AP) — Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's attorney is renowned for keeping her high-profile clients off death row, but Judy Clarke could face her most daunting challenge yet in trying to save the Boston Marathon bomber from execution. Most of Clarke's past successes hinged on persuading...
SEATTLE (AP) — The man who married his former sixth-grade teacher after she was imprisoned for raping him says their relationship hasn't always been good, but they've persevered. Vili Fualaau and Mary Kay Letourneau discussed their lives together with Barbara Walters in an...