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COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina man is accused killing his five children and dumping their bodies along a road in Alabama. Here is a timeline of events leading to his arrest and the discovery of the bodies, according to court records and authorities: May 2012: Timothy Ray...
LEXINGTON, S.C. (AP) — Timothy Ray Jones Jr. earned his computer engineering degree, worked at a $71,000-a-year job, had a wife of 10 years and several young children. Then, just over two years ago, he discovered his wife was putting their children to bed in their South Carolina...
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has always managed to stay one step ahead of ethics scrapes, and the 72-year-old Republican will have to do it again in what is likely his last election campaign in this GOP-leaning state. Democratic challenger Jason Carter, a 39-year-old...
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri women seeking abortions will face one of the nation's most stringent waiting periods, after state lawmakers overrode the governor's veto to enact a 72-hour delay that includes no exception for cases of rape or incest. The new requirement will...
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri lawmakers expanded the potential for teachers to bring guns to schools and for residents to openly carry firearms, in a vote Thursday that capped a two-year effort by the Republican-led Legislature to expand gun rights over the objection of...
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri lawmakers expanded the potential for teachers to bring guns in schools and residents to openly carry firearms in cities on Thursday by overriding a veto of legislation by Gov. Jay Nixon. The vote capped a two-year effort by the Republican-led...
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Chris Deschene says he has the resume to preside over the country's largest American Indian reservation. He's a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, served in the Marines, owns a private law practice, and aims to defend tribal tradition in the Navajo...
NEW YORK (AP) — After Superstorm Sandy hit the East Coast nearly two years ago, the federal government quickly sent out $1.4 billion in emergency disaster aid to the hurricane's victims. Now, thousands of people might have to pay back their share. The Federal Emergency...
NEW YORK (AP) — Two years after Superstorm Sandy, the Federal Emergency Management Agency has identified about 4,500 disaster aid recipients it suspects got more money than program rules allowed. About 850 households have been asked to give money back so far. Here are the...