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  • NYPD releases security photo in shooting of LA man

    NEW YORK (AP) — Someone wanted Brandon Lincoln Woodard dead — bad enough to track him down on a midtown Manhattan block in what looked like a professional hit. But …


  • Trayvon Martin shooter to stay on 24-hour monitor

    SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — George Zimmerman must remain under 24-hour GPS monitoring while awaiting trial in the fatal shooting of Florida teenager Trayvon Martin and must stay in the county …


  • NY’s top court: NYC gang member not a terrorist

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Street gangsters who commit assaults and killings are not terrorists under the statute enacted after hijackers crashed jets into the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, …


  • APNewsBreak: Texas judge halts oil pipeline work

    HOUSTON (AP) — A Texas judge has ordered TransCanada to temporarily halt work on a private property where it is building part of an oil pipeline designed to carry tar …


  • Fla. ex-cop set for execution in 1986 killing of 9

    STARKE, Fla. (AP) — A former Florida police officer ate his last meal and visited with family members and friends ahead of his scheduled execution Tuesday for killing nine people …


  • Former Fla. police officer scheduled for execution

    STARKE, Fla. (AP) — A former Florida police officer is scheduled to be executed for the murder of nine people 26 years ago. The execution by lethal injection of 56-year-old …


  • Strauss-Kahn, NYC hotel maid settle her lawsuit

    NEW YORK (AP) — When a settlement ended the last legal fallout from the sexual assault allegation that sank his political career, Dominique Strauss-Kahn kept his distance. The former International …


  • Strauss-Kahn, NYC hotel maid settle her lawsuit

    NEW YORK (AP) — Former International Monetary Fund leader Dominique Strauss-Kahn has stayed mum so far after settling a New York hotel maid’s lawsuit accusing him of sexual assault. Strauss-Kahn …


  • Fla. woman found guilty of murder in lottery death

    TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A woman was convicted Monday of first-degree murder in the slaying of a lottery winner in central Florida and sentenced to mandatory life without parole by …


  • Tribe prepares to bury 5 slain members in Calif.

    PORTERVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Gravediggers work the old-fashioned way on the Tule River Indian Reservation, chipping away at the hard pan by hand with pickaxes and shoveling the dirt aside. …


  • Fla. man sues ex-Elmo puppeteer, claims sex abuse

    MIAMI (AP) — Another man on Monday sued the former Elmo puppeteer who resigned amid sex abuse allegations, claiming the voice actor befriended him in Miami and promised to be …


  • Tribe prepares to bury 5 slain members

    PORTERVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Gravediggers work the old fashioned way on the Tule River Indian Reservation, chipping away at the hard pan by hand with pickaxes and shoveling the dirt …


  • Ex-policeman gets life for 1957 death of Ill. girl

    SYCAMORE, Ill. (AP) — Friends and family who had all but given up on seeing anyone brought to justice for the murder of a young Illinois girl more than 50 …


  • Judge: Strauss-Kahn, NYC hotel maid settle suit

    NEW YORK (AP) — Former International Monetary Fund leader Dominique Strauss-Kahn and a hotel maid settled her lawsuit Monday over sexual assault allegations that sank his political career and spurred …


  • Wash. man gets life for 1957 slaying of Ill. girl

    SYCAMORE, Ill. (AP) — A former Washington state policeman convicted of kidnapping and murdering a young Illinois girl more than a half century ago was sentenced Monday to life in …


  • Brig boss: Manning’s treatment closely watched

    FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — The former boss of a Marine Corps brig in Quantico, Va., testified Monday that she was shocked when the base commander asked for advance notice …


  • Hearing for GI in WikiLeaks case enters 10th day

    FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — Military prosecutors are trying to show that an Army private charged with sending classified information to WikiLeaks didn’t avail himself of opportunities to complain about …


  • DC lottery contract is subject of federal probe

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal grand jury is investigating the awarding of the $38 million contract to run the District of Columbia lottery, a process that raises further questions about …


  • Man, 73, to be sentenced in 1957 slaying of girl

    CHICAGO (AP) — A 73-year-old man who was convicted this fall of kidnapping and murdering a little girl more than a half-century earlier was expected to return to court Monday …


  • Files on accused LA priests could soon be public

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Secret files kept for decades by the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles on priests accused of sexually abusing children could soon become public as a …


  • Famed architect to be sentenced for drug smuggling

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — Eugenio Velazquez is not a typical courier busted for smuggling drugs on the U.S.-Mexico border. The acclaimed architect will be sentenced Monday for trying to bring …


  • Court date in NY hotel maid’s suit vs Strauss-Kahn

    NEW YORK (AP) — The outcome of a New York City hotel housekeeper’s sexual assault lawsuit against former International Monetary Fund leader Dominique Strauss-Kahn may soon be decided in court. …


  • Court date in NY hotel maid’s suit vs Strauss-Kahn

    NEW YORK (AP) — The outcome of a New York City hotel housekeeper’s sexual assault lawsuit against former International Monetary Fund leader Dominique Strauss-Kahn may soon be settled in court. …


  • Tijuana architect was an unlikely drug courier

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — Eugenio Velazquez doesn’t fit the mold of the down-on-his luck, uneducated, underemployed courier who ferries drugs to the U.S. for Mexican drug cartels. The dual citizen …


  • FBI says Alaska man killed people for fun

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Confessed serial killer Israel Keyes admitted he enjoyed killing people, but couldn’t or wouldn’t give investigators a more meaningful answer when quizzed why he did it. …


  • AP NewsBreak: FBI says Alaska man killed for fun

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Investigators who spent hours interviewing an Alaska serial killer say he may have murdered close to a dozen people, and that he killed for pleasure and …


  • AP NewsBreak: FBI says Alaska man enjoyed killing

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Authorities deduced from hours of interviews with an Alaska serial killer that he may have killed close to a dozen people, and that he killed for …


  • Mom of missing boy gets 5 1/4 years in prison

    PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona woman who was convicted in her young son’s disappearance nearly three years ago was sentenced Friday to 5 1/4 years in prison after tearfully telling …


  • Doctor gets 20 years in Miss. cancer center fraud

    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A federal judge on Friday sentenced a doctor to 20 years in prison and ordered her to repay nearly $8.2 million for fraud at a former …


  • Neb. school officials avoid charges in abuse case

    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Three western Nebraska school officials accused of failing to report allegations that high school wrestlers sexually assaulted a young teammate at a summer wrestling camp will …

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