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LOVELAND, Colo. (AP) — Family and neighbors say the man found shot to death along a street in northern Colorado was a cancer survivor who often took late-night walks through his quiet neighborhood. They identified the man as 65-year-old William Connole, but police haven't...
2 p.m. An Italian tourist on his honeymoon has been identified as one of three victims of a deadly crash involving a tour bus and a tractor-trailer in eastern Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania State Police on Thursday said 29-year-old Marco Fornasetti was killed in Wednesday's wreck on...
NEW YORK (AP) — After nearly two years of heartache and frustration, several hundred American families now have reason to hope that children they are adopting from Congo may finally be allowed to travel to the United States. For many families, the long wait has been immensely...
DETROIT (AP) — A Detroit mother accused of slaying two of her children and storing their bodies in a freezer yelled during separate court outbursts Thursday that she killed them. Mitchelle Blair was temporarily removed during the custody trial to settle her parental rights to...
LOVELAND, Colo. (AP) — The overnight killing of a man on a sidewalk in this northern Colorado city has raised alarm that a serial shooter might be trolling the area's roads after a bicyclist recently was gunned down and a driver was wounded nearby. Police and the FBI have...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government is trying to help inmates improve their job prospects before getting released from local jails, through a $10 million program announced Thursday. The Department of Labor already administers a grant program designed to help ex-inmates find...
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Two brothers, one of whom spent three decades on death row, were pardoned Thursday in the 1983 rape and killing of a girl, clearing the way for them to receive $750,000 in compensation from the state. Gov. Pat McCrory's pardons for Henry McCollum and his...
Texas doctors say they have done the world's first partial skull and scalp transplant to help a man with a large head wound from cancer treatment. MD Anderson Cancer Center and Houston Methodist Hospital doctors announced Thursday that they did the operation on May 22 at Houston...
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's governor has pardoned a man who spent three decades on death row and his half brother, saying they were wrongfully convicted in the rape and killing of an 11-year-old girl in 1983. Gov. Pat McCrory announced the pardons Thursday for Henry...