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  • Jerry Sandusky sentenced to at least 30 years

    BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) — Jerry Sandusky, maintaining his innocence, was sentenced Tuesday to at least 30 years in prison — effectively a life sentence — in the child sexual abuse …


  • Sandusky arrives at Pa. courthouse for sentencing

    BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) — Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky has arrived at a central Pennsylvania courthouse for his sentencing on child sex abuse charges. A smiling Sandusky, …


  • Sandusky professes innocence, vows to fight

    BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) — Jerry Sandusky professed his innocence and vowed to continue fighting his child molestation conviction in a recorded statement broadcast on the eve of his sentencing Tuesday, …


  • Cousin: Oklahoma bomb plot suspect mentally ill

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A 23-year-old Illinois man accused of planning to attack dozens of churches in Oklahoma with Molotov cocktails has struggled with mental illness, substance abuse and grief, …


  • Sandusky to learn sentence in child sex abuse case

    BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) — Jerry Sandusky will learn what penalty a judge considers appropriate for the 45 counts of child sexual abuse for which the former Penn State assistant football …


  • Ohio teen headed to trial in Craigslist killings

    AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A teenager is standing trial in Ohio charged in a deadly scheme to lure victims with phony Craigslist job offers. Jury selection began Tuesday morning in …


  • Sandusky to learn sentence in child sex abuse case

    BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) — Jerry Sandusky is about to hear what sentence the judge will impose for his conviction on dozens of counts of child sexual abuse. Judge John Cleland …


  • Ohio teen headed to trial in Craigslist killings

    AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A teenager is headed to trial in Ohio charged in a deadly scheme to lure victims with phony Craigslist job offers. Jury selection is scheduled to …


  • Sandusky, victims plan to speak at sentencing

    BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) — Jerry Sandusky and at least some of his victims plan to address the judge at his sentencing, a proceeding that may last less than two hours, …


  • Friends: Ala. student’s behavior out of character

    MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Gil Collar was a guy everybody wanted to be around in high school, friends said: The girls liked his good looks, even his opponents on the …


  • Border agent remembered as loving father, husband

    SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. (AP) — A U.S. Border Patrol agent killed last week in an apparent case of friendly fire was remembered Monday as a loving family man, while hundreds …


  • AG says victims will speak at Sandusky sentencing

    BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) — Prosecutors say as many as half a dozen of Jerry Sandusky’s molestation victims will be heard at his sentencing hearing. On Tuesday, a judge will sentence …


  • Sandusky runs risk of sexual assault in prison

    Because of who he is and what he’s done, Jerry Sandusky could be in particular danger of sexual assault when he is sent off to prison this week. With thousands …


  • Lawyer certain Sandusky will speak at sentencing

    BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) — Jerry Sandusky’s lawyer said Monday “it’s as certain as certain can be” that the former Penn State assistant football coach will address the judge and assert …


  • Ill. man faces terrorism charge in Okla. bomb plot

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Illinois man with a long history of mental illness has been charged with plotting to attack dozens of churches after a hotel maintenance worker in …


  • NY court considers: Is gang member a terrorist?

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — In 2002, a New York City street gang crashed a christening party, shouted out their superiority, confronted a rival and started a fight that left a …


  • Zimmerman asks for delay, information on Martin

    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Neighborhood watch leader George Zimmerman will ask a Florida judge to delay his murder trial and request that Trayvon Martin’s school records and information from the …


  • Mom who glued kid’s hands to wall faces life term

    DALLAS (AP) — A Dallas woman who super-glued her 2-year-old daughter’s hands to a wall also beat the girl so badly that she suffered bleeding on her brain, a doctor …


  • Detroit police chief steps down amid sex probe

    DETROIT (AP) — Detroit’s police chief stepped down Monday after a week of embarrassing revelations about a sexual relationship with a subordinate, forcing the city to search for a fifth …


  • Union: Border agents opened fire on each other

    PHOENIX (AP) — The head of the U.S. Border Patrol agents’ union says the agent killed last week in a shooting in southern Arizona apparently opened fire on two colleagues …


  • US panel: China tech giants pose security threat

    WASHINGTON (AP) — American companies should avoid doing business with China’s two leading technology firms because they pose a national security threat to the United States, the House Intelligence Committee …


  • What Jerry Sandusky can expect in Pa. prison

    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Jerry Sandusky will walk into state prison with little more than a watch and wedding band. He’ll be able to work a 30-hour week to make …


  • Union: Border agents opened fire on each other

    PHOENIX (AP) — The U.S. Border Patrol agent killed last week in a shooting in southern Arizona apparently opened fire on two fellow agents thinking they were armed smugglers and …


  • Friends baffled by killing of Ala. college student

    MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Classmates and friends are questioning why a police officer fatally shot a University of South Alabama freshman who was naked and had been banging on a …


  • Panetta: Syria clash with Turkey may escalate

    MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) — The continued exchange of artillery fire between Syria and Turkey raises additional concerns that the conflict may escalate and spread to neighboring countries, Defense Secretary Leon …


  • 5 terror suspects from UK appear in US courts

    NEW YORK (AP) — An extremist Egyptian-born preacher entered a U.S. courtroom Saturday for the first time to face multiple terrorism charges, complaining that his prosthetic hooks, medication and special …


  • Extradited terrorism suspects appear in US courts

    NEW YORK (AP) — A partially blind extremist Egyptian-born preacher charged in multiple terrorism plots entered a U.S. court for the first time Saturday without the use of his arms, …


  • 5 terrorism suspects extradited from UK to US

    NEW YORK (AP) — An ailing extremist Egyptian-born preacher and four other terrorism suspects arrived in the United States from England early Saturday under tight security to face trial, and …


  • 2 extradited to US to appear in Conn. court

    NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Five terror suspects were extradited from Britain after losing their lengthy fight to avoid facing charges in the U.S., and officials say at least two …


  • FBI: Strong signs border death was friendly fire

    PHOENIX (AP) — Friendly fire likely was to blame in a shooting near the Arizona-Mexico line that killed one federal agent and wounded another, the FBI said, noting the investigation …

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