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Texas inmate waits more than 30 years for retrial

HOUSTON (AP) — A Kansas man who remains in a Texas prison more than 30 years after his murder conviction was overturned has become the subject of a fight between …


Battle over coastal Xmas display goes to LA court

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Damon Vix didn’t have to go to court to push Christmas out of the city of Santa Monica. He just joined the festivities. The atheist’s anti-God …


Battle over coastal Xmas display goes to LA court

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Damon Vix didn’t have to go to court to push Christmas out of the city of Santa Monica. He just joined the festivities. The atheist’s anti-God …


Trial in 1977 killing asks: Were suspects framed?

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Two black men wrongly convicted in the 1977 murder of a white Iowa police officer hope to prove something they couldn’t during trials that sent …


Judge expected to rule in Bible verse banner suit

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Texas judge is expected to rule Thursday whether a group of cheerleaders should be allowed to continue quoting biblical scripture on banners at high school …


Feds: NC sheriff and deputies targeted Latinos

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A two-year investigation by the U.S. Department of Justice has found that a North Carolina sheriff and his deputies routinely discriminated against Latinos by making unwarranted …