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ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — More than a third of the 49 patrons killed during the Pulse nightclub massacre were shot in the head and most of the victims had multiple bullet wounds. Autopsy reports released this week also show that only three victims had traces of soot, gunpowder or...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man who was fatally shot by a sheriff's deputy last month wasn't involved with a carjacker who had fired at pursuers, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said Tuesday, an acknowledgement that came just ahead of a news conference where the man's...
MIAMI (AP) — Accounting giant PricewaterhouseCoopers squared off Tuesday in court with lawyers for a defunct mortgage company's creditors and investors over a $5.5 billion lawsuit, which claimed the Big Four firm failed through years of audits to uncover massive fraud at a...
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — The crew of the Newlead Castellano already had reason to complain, having not been paid for roughly two months when the cargo ship sailed into Savannah to offload a shipment of imported sugar. Then U.S. marshals seized the 590-foot ship, forcing it to drop...
CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the resentencing of ex-Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich (all times local): 11:05 a.m. A defense attorney describes Rod Blagojevich as "a different man" who has made "extraordinary efforts to redeem himself" since he was incarcerated for corruption...
GREENEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Police say one of three people who fell from a Ferris wheel during a county fair in Tennessee suffered a head injury and remains hospitalized in serious condition. Greeneville Police Capt. Tim Davis said during a news conference the other two were...
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A federal appeals court on Tuesday dealt another defeat to New Jersey's yearslong attempt to legalize sports betting, setting aside the state's legal challenge to a federal betting ban. The 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals' ruling invalidated a law passed by...
CHICAGO (AP) — A federal judge will decide Tuesday whether to cut ex-Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich's 14-year prison sentence on more than a dozen convictions upheld by an appellate court, including that he sought to exchange an appointment to President Barack Obama's old U.S...
MIAMI (AP) — Records show that the woman who told a Miami judge that her missing toddler is dead was on Florida's welfare agency's radar when the girl and her twin brother were born. The Miami Herald ( http://hrld.us/2aHlcV1 ) reports that while the search continues for Angela...