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HOLLIDAYSBURG, Pa. (AP) — The former principal of a Catholic high school in Pennsylvania says a Franciscan religious order never told him a friar he hired as a teacher had been accused of child sexual abuse. William Rushin testified Wednesday at the preliminary hearing of three...
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Prosecutors are expected to announce whether they will file charges against a police officer for the fatal shooting of a legally armed man who was awaiting a tow truck. Palm Beach County prosecutors will make an announcement at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday...
IRVINGTON, N.J. (AP) — In the age of podcasts and streaming services, you might think pirate radio is low on the list of concerns of federal lawmakers and broadcasters. You'd be wrong. They're increasingly worried about its presence in some cities as unlicensed broadcasters...
MILWAUKEE (AP) — A 2-year-old boy fatally shot his mother from the backseat of the car as she drove along a Milwaukee highway, relatives said Wednesday. Antonio Price said investigators told him that his sister Patrice was driving with her two sons, ages 1 and 2, riding in the...
NEW YORK (AP) — McDonald's says it is testing Chicken McNuggets with no artificial preservatives as it works to revive its U.S. business. The world's biggest hamburger chain says it began testing the new recipe in about 140 stores in Oregon and Washington in March. It's the...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles police have identified the body of a woman found stabbed 150 times in 1969 near the site of the Manson family killings as a 19-year-old from Montreal. People magazine reported Wednesday that police have identified the woman as Reet Jurvetson, who...
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — On April 27, 2011, a series of tornadoes killed hundreds of people, injured thousands and reduced countless buildings to rubble across a swath of the U.S. More than 120 tornadoes were reported that day — one of the deadliest outbreaks in the nation's...
ANTIOCH, Calif. (AP) — There was an emergency in Room 14. Three girls injured, one with a broken thighbone and maybe something more serious. Snapping on sterile gloves and kneeling before the worst-off patient, two 17-year-olds went to work. The pair cut open the girl's pant leg...
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Hecklers who shout down speakers on North Carolina's college campuses could be punished under a proposal being floated before lawmakers that would make this state the newest battleground over free speech at U.S. universities. Lt. Gov. Dan Forest is proposing...