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  • Daughter offers no clues on Mexican drug lord

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — The daughter of one of the world’s most sought-after drug lords didn’t share information that might lead to her father’s capture after she was detained on …


  • More than 2,000 attend slain Colo. girl’s memorial

    ARVADA, Colo. (AP) — More than 2,000 family members, friends, neighbors and others gathered Tuesday to remember a 10-year-old suburban Denver girl who was abducted on her way to school …


  • Similar names create trouble in prostitution case

    KENNEBUNK, Maine (AP) — Paul Main’s quiet evening was shattered by a phone ringing off the hook and a half-dozen TV crews showing up on his porch. Everyone wanted to …


  • Hundreds expected at memorial for slain Colo. girl

    DENVER (AP) — Hundreds of friends, family and community members will gather Tuesday to remember a 10-year-old Colorado girl who was abducted on her way to school and killed. Even …


  • Ex-wife: Kidnapping suspect might have ‘snapped’

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A man accused of kidnapping and sexually assaulting an 11-year-old Wyoming girl is a talented photographer and graphic designer who is also a good father to …


  • Prosecutor: Breakup upset missing Ariz. baby’s mom

    PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona woman charged in the disappearance of her infant son more than two years ago was consumed with anger over the demise of her romantic ties …


  • Wyo abduction suspect’s ex-wife ‘proud’ of victim

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The ex-wife of a Montana man charged with kidnapping and assaulting an 11-year-old Wyoming girl said Tuesday she is proud of the young victim for fighting …


  • Memorial service scheduled for slain Colo. girl

    DENVER (AP) — Hundreds are set to attend a public memorial service Tuesday for a 10-year-old Colorado girl as the search for her abductor continues. Multiple agencies are checking every …


  • NY school’s blackface assault skit criticized

    BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A pep rally skit by three white high school students who wore blackface and parodied Chris Brown’s arrest for assaulting Rihanna has officials in a largely …


  • Gay man sues Ky. jail, says inmate bit his nose

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — An incarcerated gay man sued a southern Kentucky jail and a fellow inmate Tuesday, claiming the prisoner bit off part of his nose after days of …


  • Release of names in prostitution case stirs debate

    KENNEBUNK, Maine (AP) — Paul Main’s quiet evening was shattered by a phone ringing off the hook and a half-dozen TV crews showing up on his porch. Everyone wanted to …


  • Justice seeks dismissal of Fast & Furious suit

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department says federal courts should stay out of a political dispute between the Obama administration and Congress over documents in a botched law enforcement probe …


  • Man convicted in Texas pastor’s killing gets death

    FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A convicted felon was sentenced to death Tuesday for killing a pastor and severely beating the pastor’s secretary during a robbery in their North Texas …


  • Police probe Texas agency in case where child died

    LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Police have launched a rare investigation of the Texas child protection agency after a 22-month-old girl died and her mother claimed her military husband’s deployment overseas …


  • Court throws out conviction of bin Laden driver

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court on Tuesday threw out the conviction of Salim Ahmed Hamdan, a former driver for Osama bin Laden who served a prison term for …


  • Daughter of Mexican drug lord held in San Diego

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — The daughter of one of the world’s most sought-after drug lords has been charged with trying to enter the United States on someone else’s passport, U.S. …


  • Search for NH student’s body focuses on water

    DOVER, N.H. (AP) — Authorities in Maine and Massachusetts are being asked to watch their shores for the body of a University of New Hampshire student believed to have been …


  • Maine town abuzz after john suspect names released

    KENNEBUNK, Maine (AP) — The first batch of more than 100 men accused of paying a fitness instructor for sex were laying low after police began releasing their names in …


  • Search for NH student’s body focuses on water

    DOVER, N.H. (AP) — Authorities in Maine and Massachusetts are being asked to watch their shores for the body of a University of New Hampshire student believed to have been …


  • Maine town abuzz after john suspect names released

    KENNEBUNK, Maine (AP) — Police have released the first batch of names of men accused of paying a fitness instructor for sex in the small town of Kennebunk. The release …


  • S. Dakota executes inmate who killed prison guard

    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota man who beat a prison guard with a pipe and covered his head in plastic wrap to kill him during a failed …


  • Police release 21 names in Maine Zumba sex case

    KENNEBUNK, Maine (AP) — Police on Monday released the first round of names of more than 100 men accused of paying for sex with a Zumba instructor who’s charged with …


  • APNewsBreak: Daughter of Mexican drug lord held

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — The daughter of one of the world’s most sought-after drug lords has been charged with trying to enter the United States on someone else’s passport, U.S. …


  • Clinton in Peru amid questions about Libya

    LIMA, Peru (AP) — Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton on Monday embarked on her first overseas trip since last month’s deadly attack on the U.S. Consulate in Libya, traveling …


  • Escaped sex offender arrested in Spokane

    A convicted sex offender who escaped the custody of his parents last week was arrested by Spokane Police late Sunday night.


  • Suspect called upbeat after UNH student’s killing

    DOVER, N.H. (AP) — An actor and martial arts instructor accused of killing a female University of New Hampshire student last week was upbeat and described his life as “really …


  • Suspect in Wyo. kidnapping won’t fight extradition

    BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — A Montana man charged with kidnapping and assaulting an 11-year-old girl won’t fight extradition to Wyoming to face the charges. Jesse Paul Speer waived his right …


  • NY man accused of defrauding Broadway’s ‘Rebecca’

    NEW YORK (AP) — Mark Hotton appeared out of nowhere this year, offering to come to the financial rescue of a fledgling Broadway adaptation of the psychological thriller “Rebecca.” The …


  • Suspect in Wyo. girl kidnapping held in Mont. jail

    CODY, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming authorities say a 39-year-old Montana man has been arrested in connection with the kidnapping of an 11-year-old girl in Wyoming. Court records filed in Cody …


  • NYer accused of defrauding Broadway show ‘Rebecca’

    NEW YORK (AP) — A former stock broker was arrested early Monday on charges he directed an elaborate fraud on Broadway starring fictitious investors — a scheme that doomed the …


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