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DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — The "violent sleepwalking" defense worked for a man who strangled his 4-year-old and tried to kill his other two children. A jury decided unanimously that Joseph Anthony Mitchell is not guilty of murder and attempted murder after an expert witness said he was...
NEW YORK (AP) — A man accused of faking an ownership stake in Facebook to justify a multibillion-dollar lawsuit against its founder Mark Zuckerberg has vanished. Paul Ceglia, who was under house arrest pending his May 4 trial, jumped bail by slicing off an electronic monitoring...
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Celebrated architect Michael Graves, who created whimsical postmodern structures and later became well known to the masses for designing products for people with disabilities and household goods such as whistling Alessi teakettles and stainless steel...
NEW YORK (AP) — One family of six was living in a homeless-shelter apartment where a dead rat festered on the floor for days. Another family had no living-room furniture and had been without electricity for days. At another family homeless shelter, a puddle of urine soiled the...
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Celebrated architect Michael Graves, who created whimsical postmodern structures and became well known to the masses later in life for designing products for people with disabilities and household goods such as whistling Alessi teakettles and stainless steel...
HUNTINGTON STATION, N.Y. (AP) — A suspect accused of shooting a suburban New York police officer while fleeing a traffic stop was ordered held without bail Thursday. Sheldon Leftenant, 22, of Huntington Station, was ordered held without bail on attempted aggravated murder and...
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Another iconic bourbon brand in Kentucky has been targeted in a heist, but this time authorities say they have arrested a suspect caught with the stash of pricey whiskey in his backyard. Franklin County sheriff's deputies responding to a tip recovered five...
CLEVELAND (AP) — The FBI is ramping up efforts to identify a woman in Rhode Island surveillance photos who strongly resembles a girl missing from Cleveland for nearly eight years. The FBI plans to put photos of the woman and a man spotted with her on billboards along the East...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Six cities will participate in a federal pilot program aimed at reducing racial bias and improving ties between law enforcement and communities, Attorney General Eric Holder said Thursday. The cities are Fort Worth, Texas; Gary, Indiana; Stockton, California;...