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  • Police: Masked teen killed by father had knife

    NEW FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) — A popular fifth-grade teacher fatally shot a masked, knife-wielding prowler outside his house during what appeared to be a late-night burglary attempt, only to discover …


  • Jury: Death for arsonist convicted of 5 murders

    SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — A jury on Friday recommended death for an arsonist convicted of murdering five men who died of heart attacks during a wildfire that ripped through …


  • Baltimore police uncover 1951 Renoir theft report

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Police have located a 60-year-old theft report from the day a Renoir painting disappeared from the Baltimore Museum of Art that matches the description of an artwork …


  • AP NewsBreak: Man behind Muslim video changed name

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The mystery surrounding the man behind the crudely produced anti-Islamic video that sparked violence in the Middle East deepened when he appeared in court and identified …


  • Baltimore museum has strong case in Renoir theft

    WASHINGTON (AP) — An expert on art thefts says the Baltimore Museum of Art likely has a strong case to reclaim a Renoir painting that was stolen in 1951 and …


  • Mass. chemist in drug test flap is arrested

    BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts chemist accused of faking drug test results now finds herself in the same position as the accused drug dealers she testified against: charged with a …


  • Ex-Alabama prof won’t be tried in brother’s death

    BOSTON (AP) — A former Alabama professor convicted of fatally shooting three colleagues won’t face a Massachusetts murder trial in the 1986 death of her brother after prosecutors withdrew their …


  • Ex-pastor in Pa. accused of killing 2 wives

    LEBANON, Pa. (AP) — A retired Pennsylvania pastor insists both of his wives died accidentally. Prosecutors call him a liar — and a killer. Already facing trial in the death …


  • Warrant issued for Mass. chemist in drug test flap

    BOSTON (AP) — A Boston court has issued an arrest warrant for a chemist accused of faking drug results, forging signatures and mixing samples at a state police lab. Annie …


  • Voter registration problems widening in Florida

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — What first appeared to be an isolated problem in one Florida county has now spread statewide, with election officials in nine counties informing prosecutors or state …


  • Prosecutors: Shooting suspect threatened professor

    DENVER (AP) — The suspect in a deadly movie theater attack was barred from the University of Colorado campus for threatening a professor, weeks before he opened fire at a …


  • Student exchange sponsor hounded by complaints

    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — An organization suspended from bringing foreign exchange students to the U.S. was hounded in recent years by allegations of mismanagement, with complaints ranging from sexual abuse …


  • KKK leader in NC convicted on weapons charges

    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A Ku Klux Klan leader from North Carolina has been convicted on weapons and explosive charges related to a plot to blow up his county sheriff. …


  • 4 teen girls held in taped beating of Pa. woman

    CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Four teenage girls have been arrested in the beating of a neighbor on her stoop “for fun” outside Philadelphia and will be charged as adults in …


  • Gunman kills businessman, 3 others at Minn. office

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A man burst into a sign-making business in Minneapolis, fatally shooting the owner and three others in the office before turning the gun on himself, family and …


  • Son-in-law: Minn. businessman killed in shooting

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The founder of a sign-making business was among four people killed in a shooting at his Minneapolis office, the businessman’s son-in-law said Friday. Reuven Rahamim was shot …


  • Calif. man behind anti-Muslim film ordered jailed

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The surrounding mystery of the man behind the crudely produced anti-Islamic video that sparked violence in the Middle East took a strange turn after he appeared …


  • Warning signs seen before actor’s violent end

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — An attorney said Friday he believes a drug-induced psychosis was responsible for an outburst by an actor that police say ended in the slaying of his …


  • Court to release documents in theater shooting

    DENVER (AP) — After weeks of secrecy surrounding the Colorado theater shooting case, most of the documents filed in court will be released to the public on Friday. The release, …


  • Police say gunman kills 4, himself at Minn. office

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A gunman killed four people inside a Minneapolis sign-making business before turning the weapon on himself, authorities said early Friday. Officers summoned Thursday afternoon by a 911 …


  • Police: Minn. office shooter kills 4, then self

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The gunman who opened fire inside a Minneapolis sign-making business killed four people before fatally shooting himself, police said early Friday. The victims’ bodies were found shortly …


  • Conn. man kills masked boy, finds out it’s his son

    NEW FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) — A man fatally shot a masked teenager in self-defense outside his neighbor’s house during what appeared to be an attempted late-night burglary and then discovered …


  • Police: Minn. office shooter among ‘several’ dead

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The shooter who opened fire inside a Minneapolis sign company Thursday was among “several” people found dead inside the building, according to police officials who won’t specify …


  • Calif. man behind anti-Muslim film ordered jailed

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A federal judge on Thursday determined that a California man behind a crudely produced anti-Islamic video that inflamed parts of the Middle East is a flight …


  • Man behind anti-Muslim film ordered jailed

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A federal judge on Thursday ordered the man behind a crudely produced anti-Islamic video that inflamed parts of the Middle East to be detained because he …


  • Police: Shooter among ‘several’ dead in Minn.

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Officials say a shooter who opened fired inside a Minneapolis sign company is among ‘several’ people killed in the shooting. Minneapolis Police Deputy Chief Kris Arneson says …


  • Ex-budget chief testifies about Kilpatrick grants

    DETROIT (AP) — Michigan’s former state budget director told jurors Thursday that she was “angry” when she learned that public grants approved in 2000 at the urging of Kwame Kilpatrick …


  • ‘Sons of Anarchy’ actor suspected of killing woman

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — An actor whose character died a violent death on the TV drama “Sons of Anarchy” plunged to his death in a driveway after apparently killing his …


  • Police: 2 dead, 4 wounded in Minn. office shooting

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A workplace shooting Thursday in Minneapolis killed at least two people and injured four others, including three critically, police and hospital officials said. The shooting at Accent …


  • California man behind anti-Islam film arrested

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The California man behind a crudely produced anti-Islamic video posted to YouTube that has inflamed parts of the Middle East was arrested for violating terms of …

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