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BELLEFONTAINE, Ohio (AP) — Lawyers for an Ohio woman accused of suffocating her three young sons say they don't oppose genetic testing sought by prosecutors. The Springfield News-Sun ( http://bit.ly/29Ph6zD ) reports prosecutors want a blood sample from 24-year-old Brittany...
WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) — A correctional officer and an inmate are dead following a brief altercation at a Pennsylvania prison. It happened Monday night at the Luzerne County Correctional Facility in Wilkes-Barre (WILKS'-ba-ree). Luzerne County Manager David Pedri confirmed the...
BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — A University of California, Berkeley student who was killed in last week's Bastille Day truck attack in France was remembered Monday as a charismatic and engaged member of the campus community who would not want his death to inspire revenge. Several...
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The horrific scene unfolded in a matter of minutes, a black-clad man with military training stalking law enforcement officers and ignoring horrified onlookers as he shot anyone he could find wearing a badge. Police say Gavin Long, 29, of Kansas City,...
BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a vigil held for a University of California, Berkeley student who was among 84 people killed in a terror attack in Nice, France (all times local): 6:25 p.m. A University of California, Berkeley student killed last week in a truck rampage in...
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The gunman who opened fire at a gay Florida nightclub last month had complained he was repeatedly taunted for being Muslim in his job as a security guard at a Florida courthouse, according to records released Monday. Omar Mateen responded to the taunts by...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Activists and educators on Monday called a Mexican-American studies textbook proposed for use across Texas biased and poorly researched and argued that its contents are especially offensive in a state where a majority of public school students are Hispanic...
CHICAGO (AP) — The former Marine who killed three Baton Rouge, Louisiana, police officers identified with a growing movement that originated among white supremacists and whose adherents believe they're immune to most state and federal laws, including paying taxes and getting...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A person who cared for a Zika-infected relative in Utah also got the virus, but exactly how it was transmitted is a medical mystery, health officials announced Monday. The tropical mosquito that mainly spreads Zika isn't found in the high-altitude area with...