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Georgia set to execute man convicted of killing store clerk

January 16, 2020

ATLANTA (AP) — Corrections officials in Georgia are preparing to execute a man convicted of fatally shooting a convenience store clerk more than 30 years ago. more »»

Connecticut man linked to impeachment has many legal woes

January 16, 2020

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Before emerging as a figure in the impeachment proceedings, Robert F. more »»

Prosecutor: Texas teen mistakenly killed friend in school

January 16, 2020

HOUSTON (AP) — A 16-year-old student mistakenly shot his friend in their Houston-area high school’s ROTC room before fleeing and being arrested several hours later, officials said Wednesday. more »»

Texas inmate executed for killing wife in 2005

January 16, 2020

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A Texas inmate with a history of violence against women was executed Wednesday evening for fatally shooting his wife, who had feared she would never get out of her... more »»

Murder indictments handed down in deadly Houston drug raid

January 16, 2020

HOUSTON (AP) — A grand jury has indicted two former Houston police officers — including one who is facing murder counts — for their roles in a deadly January 2019 drug raid that killed a couple,... more »»

Aviation experts puzzled after airliner dumps fuel over city

January 16, 2020

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Some aviation experts said Wednesday that they were puzzled after the crew of a commercial airliner decided to dump fuel at low altitude during an emergency landing, causing a... more »»

Virgin Islands suit alleges decadeslong abuse by Epstein

January 15, 2020

HAVANA (AP) — A lawsuit filed by prosecutors in the Virgin Islands says multimillionaire sex offender Jeffery Epstein used two private islands in the U.S. more »»

Small Iowa city agrees to plan for huge federal ghost town

January 15, 2020

KNOXVILLE, Iowa (AP) — After watching for more than a decade as a once busy Veterans Affairs campus deteriorated into a sprawling ghost town of crumbling brick buildings, leaders of a small Iowa... more »»

Lockdown ends at air base; resulted from 'misunderstanding'

January 15, 2020

ALCOA, Tenn (AP) — A lockdown ended at Tennessee's McGhee Tyson Air National Guard Base on Wednesday afternoon and everyone was safe after a report of a suspicious person who appeared to be armed... more »»

3 who brought mortar round to gate at Pearl Harbor released

January 15, 2020

HONOLULU (AP) — A mortar round was found in a vehicle at a gate to the sprawling Pearl Harbor military base, shutting down the base for hours and leading three people to be taken into custody,... more »»

Chicago-area zoo lion dies after mysterious fall into moat

January 15, 2020

CHICAGO (AP) — A 14-year-old lion at the Brookfield Zoo near Chicago mysteriously fell into her enclosure's dry moat and died less than two weeks after her mate was put down for age-related... more »»

Crafting for critters: Australian fires prompt global effort

January 15, 2020

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Kyla Gill had never so much as touched a sewing machine or picked up a crochet hook two weeks ag. more »»

Report: Visibility low when Hawaii tour helicopter crashed

January 15, 2020

HONOLULU (AP) — A person who was near a remote Hawaii site where a tour helicopter crashed and killed seven people last month told investigators that visibility was only about 20 feet (6 meters)... more »»

Crab fishermen survive harrowing capsize off Oregon coast

January 15, 2020

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Three men were in good condition early Wednesday after being cut from inside the hull of a capsized crab boat off the Oregon coas. more »»

 
 

 

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