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CLEVELAND (AP) — A man twice convicted of killing a woman and eight children at a birthday sleepover in Cleveland's deadliest house fire was sentenced Friday to 35 years in prison. Antun Lewis, 30, had asked the judge for mercy and expressed condolences to the families of the...
THREE FORKS, Mont. (AP) — A fire engine and a pickup truck collided on a Montana highway, causing an explosion and fire that killed a family of five and a volunteer fire chief, authorities said. There were no survivors. The fire engine driven by Three Forks Volunteer Fire...
DENVER (AP) — A gunman with a rifle fired on an SUV carrying rapper ScHoolboy Q after a concert at the popular Red Rocks outdoor amphitheater near Denver, but he wasn't hurt, investigators said Friday. Three other people suffered non-life threatening injuries during the attack...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A judge in Pennsylvania dismissed the last of five sex-abuse lawsuits filed against the Emmy-winning puppeteer who voiced the "Sesame Street" character Elmo. The ruling did not weigh the merits of the claims but said 25-year-old accuser Sheldon Stephens filed...
DENVER (AP) — The marijuana in those pot brownies isn't the only thing that can potentially make consumers sick. The industry and regulators are taking a closer look at how pot-infused edibles are actually made. The thriving edible marijuana industry In Colorado is preparing for...
BOSTON (AP) — A 102-year-old woman accused of killing her 100-year-old roommate in a Massachusetts nursing home nearly five years ago is facing a second-degree murder charge. Laura Lundquist — the oldest murder defendant in state history — was 98 when she was charged in 2009 on...
LINTHICUM, Md. (AP) — A United Methodist pastor defrocked after officiating at his son's same-sex wedding argued before a nine-person church appeals panel that the decision should be overturned. On Friday, the panel in Maryland heard arguments from 52-year-old Frank Schaefer of...
DOVER, Del. (AP) — Police Lt. David Spicer, who dons protective body armor as part of his daily routine, will forever be grateful for the woman whose discovery of Kevlar fiber saved his life more than a decade ago — and has protected thousands of other officers and soldiers...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Park Service is taking steps to ban drones from 84 million acres of public lands and waterways, saying the unmanned aircraft annoy visitors, harass wildlife and threaten safety. Jonathan Jarvis, the park service's director, told The Associated...