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  • THURSDAY, OCT. 25, 2012, 12:52 A.M.

    Relative linked to triple-murder had troubled ties

    RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif. (AP) — Investigators say a 19-year-old man accused of killing his sister-in-law and her two small children in an attack that stunned authorities in northern California for …


  • THURSDAY, OCT. 25, 2012, 12:49 A.M.

    5 family members shot, 3 dead, in LA suburb

    DOWNEY, Calif. (AP) — Police in suburban Los Angeles say they’re certain of this much: Five family members who were shot — three of them killed — had been targeted …


  • THURSDAY, OCT. 25, 2012, 12:08 A.M.

    Ex-Goldman exec’s 2-year sentence draws scrutiny

    NEW YORK (AP) — A two-year prison sentence for insider trading at the height of the 2008 economic crisis, by a man who was once one of the nation’s most …


  • THURSDAY, OCT. 25, 2012

    Liberty Lake officers make arrests for suspended licenses

    The week of Oct. 15 to 22 was fairly calm for Liberty Lake police officers, with the only arrests during the week being four for driving with a suspended license. …


  • WEDNESDAY, OCT. 24, 2012, 11:36 P.M.

    Ex-Goldman exec’s 2-year sentence draws scrutiny

    NEW YORK (AP) — A man who was once one of the nation’s most respected business executives has received a two-year sentence for insider trading, leading some legal experts to …


  • WEDNESDAY, OCT. 24, 2012, 11:28 P.M.

    2 sides to NJ teens accused of killing girl

    CLAYTON, N.J. (AP) — Some residents of Clayton say people suspected two teenage brothers accused of murdering a 12-year-old girl of being troublemakers, but not of being violent. The boys, …


  • WEDNESDAY, OCT. 24, 2012, 7:49 P.M.

    2 Kentucky men acquitted of hate-crimes charges

    LONDON, Ky. (AP) — Two Kentucky men were acquitted of hate-crimes charges but found guilty of kidnapping late Wednesday in connection with an attack on a gay man. Prosecutors had …


  • WEDNESDAY, OCT. 24, 2012, 7:18 P.M.

    3 dead after 5 family members shot in California

    DOWNEY, Calif. (AP) — A gunman targeted a family-owned fire extinguisher business Wednesday, gunning down three people at the office and shooting two more at a family home nearby, police …


  • WEDNESDAY, OCT. 24, 2012, 5:52 P.M.

    Teen arrested in Colorado girl’s abduction, death

    WESTMINSTER, Colo. (AP) — A teenager who lived just a mile from a 10-year-old Colorado girl who was abducted and killed earlier this month has been arrested in her death, …


  • WEDNESDAY, OCT. 24, 2012, 4:21 P.M.

    Kennedy cousin denied parole in 1975 Conn. slaying

    SUFFIELD, Conn. (AP) — Imprisoned Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel lost a bid for freedom on Wednesday, turned down at his first parole hearing since he was convicted a decade ago …


  • WEDNESDAY, OCT. 24, 2012, 4:21 P.M.

    Megachurch shooting suspect was committed in Md.

    COLLEGE PARK, Ga. (AP) — A man suspected in Wednesday’s fatal shooting at a Georgia megachurch was once committed to a mental health facility in Maryland after facing various criminal …


  • WEDNESDAY, OCT. 24, 2012, 3:56 P.M.

    NYT defends incoming chief amid BBC scandal

    LONDON (AP) — The New York Times stood by its incoming chief Wednesday, even as questions about a BBC child sex abuse scandal followed him from one of Britain’s most …


  • WEDNESDAY, OCT. 24, 2012, 3:45 P.M.

    Details emerge on teen arrested in Colo. killing

    WESTMINSTER, Colo. (AP) — Acquaintances say a teen arrested in the death of a 10-year-old Colorado girl and in a May attack on a 22-year-old woman often wore black, hung …


  • WEDNESDAY, OCT. 24, 2012, 2:49 P.M.

    NJ teens accused of killing girl showed 2 sides

    CLAYTON, N.J. (AP) — Something struck Toni Fiorella whenever she would see a mother from her hometown drop two teenage sons off at the laundromat to do the family’s wash. …


  • WEDNESDAY, OCT. 24, 2012, 2:46 P.M.

    Police: 3 people dead after 5 shot in Los Angeles

    DOWNEY, Calif. (AP) — Five people were shot and three of them died Wednesday in connected attacks at a business and residence in a Los Angeles suburb, police said. The …


  • WEDNESDAY, OCT. 24, 2012, 2:18 P.M.

    CPR less likely for minorities on street or home

    CHICAGO (AP) — People who collapse from cardiac arrest in poor black neighborhoods are half as likely to get CPR from family members at home or bystanders on the street …


  • WEDNESDAY, OCT. 24, 2012, 1:46 P.M.

    Georgia megachurch shooting suspect in custody

    COLLEGE PARK, Ga. (AP) — A volunteer leading a prayer service at a Georgia megachurch was shot and killed Wednesday morning, and a former church employee was taken into custody …


  • WEDNESDAY, OCT. 24, 2012, 1:30 P.M.

    Ex-Goldman exec given 2 years for inside trades

    NEW YORK (AP) — A former Goldman Sachs and Procter & Gamble Co. board member was sentenced to two years in prison Wednesday, culminating a spectacular fall from grace for …


  • WEDNESDAY, OCT. 24, 2012, 12:58 P.M.

    Police: Local teen arrested in Colo. girl’s death

    WESTMINSTER, Colo. (AP) — A teenager who lived just a mile from a 10-year-old Colorado girl who was abducted and killed earlier this month has been arrested in her death, …


  • WEDNESDAY, OCT. 24, 2012, 12:45 P.M.

    Police: 5 shot, at least 2 dead in Calif. shooting

    DOWNEY, Calif. (AP) — Police say five people have been shot and at least two are dead in a Los Angeles suburb. Downey police Lt. Dean Milligan tells KCAL-TV that …


  • WEDNESDAY, OCT. 24, 2012, 11:40 A.M.

    Police: Teen arrested in killing of Colorado girl

    WESTMINSTER, Colo. (AP) — A teenage boy who lived just a mile from a 10-year-old Colorado girl who was abducted and killed earlier this month has been arrested in her …


  • WEDNESDAY, OCT. 24, 2012, 10:40 A.M.

    Parents: Slain NJ girl was treated like ‘trash’

    CLAYTON, N.J. (AP) — The mother of a 12-year-old New Jersey girl who was strangled and dumped in a recycling bin said Wednesday that the two teenage brothers accused of …


  • WEDNESDAY, OCT. 24, 2012, 10:24 A.M.

    Prosecutor: Day care owner betrayed parents’ trust

    HOUSTON (AP) — A woman charged with murder after a fire at her Houston home day care killed four children betrayed the families who entrusted her with their kids’ lives, …


  • WEDNESDAY, OCT. 24, 2012, 9:54 A.M.

    Terrorist sentenced to 37 years in millennium plot

    SEATTLE (AP) — Algerian terrorist Ahmed Ressam was sentenced Wednesday to 37 years in prison for plotting to bomb Los Angeles International Airport around the turn of the new millennium. …


  • WEDNESDAY, OCT. 24, 2012, 9:51 A.M.

    Ex-megachurch employee sought in fatal shooting

    COLLEGE PARK, Ga. (AP) — A church volunteer leading prayer was shot and killed Wednesday inside the chapel of a Georgia megachurch, and authorities were searching for a former church …


  • WEDNESDAY, OCT. 24, 2012, 9:50 A.M.

    Family member arrested in Calif. triple slaying

    RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif. (AP) — Sacramento County sheriff’s deputies on Wednesday arrested the 19-year-old brother of a man whose wife and two young children were found brutally slain inside their …


  • WEDNESDAY, OCT. 24, 2012, 9:43 A.M.

    No suspect yet in 6 deaths in Tennessee, Alabama

    FAYETTEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Investigators trying to solve six killings at four locations along the Tennessee-Alabama state line have found a common thread: one of the slain knew all the …


  • WEDNESDAY, OCT. 24, 2012, 9:07 A.M.

    Kennedy cousin denied parole in 1975 slaying

    SUFFIELD, Conn. (AP) — Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel was denied a bid for freedom Wednesday at his first parole hearing since he was convicted a decade ago of killing his …


  • WEDNESDAY, OCT. 24, 2012, 8:50 A.M.

    Gunman kills 1 person in chapel of Ga. megachurch

    COLLEGE PARK, Ga. (AP) — A man opened fire Wednesday morning inside a Georgia megachurch chapel, killing one, and police were still searching for the suspect. The suspect got away …


  • WEDNESDAY, OCT. 24, 2012, 8:26 A.M.

    Man detained in Calif. slayings of mom, toddlers

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Police detained a man early Wednesday in the deaths of a woman and her two toddler children, whose bodies were found in a horrific scene that …


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