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MILTON, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on Missouri couple suspected in a multistate crime spree. All times local: 10:40 a.m. Officials say a chase that led to a standoff with a couple suspected in a multistate crime spree started with a report of a robbery at a Famous Footwear store in...
NEW YORK (AP) — The end may be nigh for a Harlem church known for hateful public messages condemning gays and President Barack Obama to eternal damnation, and two groups that serve gay New Yorkers are hoping to get an ironic last word on the matter. They want to buy the Atlah...
NEW YORK (AP) — One person died and two others were seriously injured when a crane collapsed in Lower Manhattan during a snow squall Thursday, smashing the roofs of parked cars as it crashed onto the street, authorities said. The collapsed red boom of the mobile crane landed...
NEW YORK (AP) — One person died and two others were seriously injured when a crane collapsed in Lower Manhattan, smashing the roofs of parked cars as it crashed onto the street, authorities said. The collapsed red metal lattice landed across an intersection and stretched much of...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Eighty-two years after she was born to a teenage girl and put up for adoption, Betty Morrell finally has met her 96-year-old birth mother, thanks to the dogged persistence of her granddaughter during 20 years of searching. And as a bonus, she has forged a...
MILTON, Fla. (AP) — Authorities in the Florida Panhandle say a Missouri couple suspected in a series of robberies and abductions in Alabama and Georgia have been found and the man is dead and the woman taken into custody early Friday. A statement from the Escambia County Sheriff...
KENT, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut town is considering a program that trains teachers to use guns in the event of an active shooter, and Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has come down hard on the idea. Kent selectmen voted 2-1 on Wednesday to present information about the "FASTER Saves Lives...
NEW YORK (AP) — Two police officers patrolling a housing project were shot and wounded by a gunman who apparently later killed himself with the same weapon a few miles from where Mayor Bill de Blasio was delivering his State of the City address on Thursday. The officers were on...
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on two police officers shot in a New York public housing complex (all times local): 10:15 p.m. Two police officers shot and wounded while patrolling a New York housing project apparently were attacked by a gunman who later killed himself a few miles...