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FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Yosemite National Park is expanding with the donation of Ackerson Meadow, an area of wetlands and grassy meadows surrounded by forests. It is the park's largest addition in nearly seven decades. Here's a look at what it is: ___ SIZE The addition increases...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A former Las Vegas-area church pastor has been sentenced to at least 60 years in state prison for sexually assaulting three young girls in his congregation before fleeing to Mexico. A judge sentenced Otis Holland on Wednesday to 15 life terms. He will serve at...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A GPS tracker placed a California arson suspect's vehicle at the scene of a destructive wildfire north of San Francisco last month about a minute before it started, according to an investigation of the suspect in the blaze that destroyed 189 homes...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A GPS tracker placed a California arson suspect's vehicle at the scene of a destructive wildfire north of San Francisco last month about a minute before it started, according to an investigation of the suspect in the blaze that destroyed 189 homes...
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Visitors to Yosemite National Park in California have more room to roam after officials on Wednesday announced a 400-acre expansion of the park — its largest in nearly 70 years. The addition features wetlands and a grassy meadow surrounded by tall pine...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say a Missouri woman confessed to killing her blind and autistic son, telling investigators she tried to abandon the severely disabled 19-year-old to the care of God before leading him into a field where he eventually died and where she was...
APPLETON, Wis. (AP) — Disability rights organizations have asked child protection officials to prevent a Wisconsin teenager from going without her ventilator and ending her life. Jerika Bolen, 14, suffers from spinal muscular atrophy type two. The incurable disease destroys...
CARROLLTON, Ga. (AP) — The Latest on a deadly plane crash in western Georgia (all times local): 3:55 p.m. A coroner says two men and one woman died when two single-engine planes collided at a small airport in western Georgia. Carroll County Chief Deputy Coroner Ed Baskin said...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Where you live plays a big role in staying independent as you age. Now researchers say an innovative program that combined home fix-ups and visits from occupational therapists and nurses improved low-income seniors' ability to care for themselves in their own...