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PROVO, Utah (AP) — A jury found a Utah teenager guilty Saturday in a 50-mile crime spree that left a one sheriff's deputy dead and another wounded. Prosecutors say Meagan Grunwald, 18, was violently in love with her much older boyfriend and would do anything to stay with him,...
ATLANTA (AP) — Attorneys for No. 1 NFL pick Jameis Winston said in a federal court filing that the former Florida State University quarterback did not rape the woman who is suing him and that she is motivated by greed. Attorneys John F. Myers and David Cornwell Sr. filed a...
BALTIMORE (AP) — Attorneys for six Baltimore police officers charged in the death of a man who died of a spinal injury he received while in custody asked a judge Friday to dismiss the case or assign it to someone other than the city's top prosecutor, who they say has too many...
BALTIMORE (AP) — Six Baltimore police officers charged in connection with the death of a man who received a spinal injury while in their custody want a judge to dismiss the case, saying in court documents they are the victims of an "overzealous prosecution" riddled with personal...
MOORE, Okla. (AP) — When spring arrives in Oklahoma and conditions are right for tornadoes, David Wheeler and his family don't take any chances. Two years ago, a top-of-the-scale twister tore a miles-long path through this Oklahoma City suburb and turned Wheeler's son's school...
PHOENIX (AP) — For six days, the family of 19-year-old April Guerra mourned her death because they thought she was killed in a car wreck. It turns out, she wasn't. Arizona's highest court said Friday the family cannot sue the state for negligence after officers mistakenly told...
NEW YORK (AP) — After 18 days of deliberations that included lengthy testimony read back, dozens of pieces of evidence and a computer spreadsheet to keep it all straight, the jury in the 1979 disappearance of Etan Patz surrendered in an agonizing stalemate: 11-1. The holdout...
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois Supreme Court forced the state Friday to find another way to fix the nation's worst government-employee pension crisis, ruling lawmakers "overstepped" by enacting a law that slashed retirement benefits to confront a massive budget deficit...
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A man walked into an Omaha jail and told staffers that he was involved in his mother's death, police said Friday as officers searched a river and its banks for the woman's missing 5-year-old son. Roberto Martinez-Marinero, 25, was arrested late Thursday after...