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4 federal prisoners hurt in van crash in Maryland

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 8:17am

Maryland State Police say four federal prisoners were taken to a hospital after the van in which they were riding was involved in a three-vehicle pileup near Frederick.

Family of sailor lost on sunken freighter settles suit

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 8:17am

Another family of a sailor who died on a cargo ship that sank after losing propulsion while traveling through a hurricane has settled their legal claim against the vessel's owner.

Ohio court will hear debate on autopsies of 8 family members

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 7:47am

The Ohio Supreme Court says it will hear a dispute over releasing copies of final autopsy reports in the unsolved slayings of eight family members.

Victim of double shooting in Casper dies

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 7:47am

Authorities say a man who was critically injured in a shooting at a residence in the northern part of Casper has died.

Man gets 7 years for in connection to shooting of girl, 10

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 7:47am

An Idaho man involved in a shooting that injured a 10-year-old girl struck by a stray bullet has been sentenced to at least seven years in prison.

Second man arrested in fatal shooting of Rutgers student

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 7:40am

A second man has been arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of a Rutgers University student last year.

Trump lays out tougher approach to illegal immigration

Alicia A. Caldwell, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 7:33am

Donald Trump the presidential candidate made no secret of his desire to crack down on illegal immigration, but once elected, he repeatedly offered varying interpretations of just how tough he would be in the White House.

Thousands flee, freeway shut in flooding near San Francisco

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 7:33am

Rising floodwaters sent at least 14,000 residents fleeing inundated homes in San Jose, California, and forced the shutdown of a major freeway Wednesday.

Death in Mississippi: Suspect arrested in slaying of family

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 7:14am

Authorities have charged one person in the shooting deaths of a 5-year-old boy and his mother, grandmother and aunt at their home in eastern Mississippi.

Father and son die after their vehicles collide in Alabama

Madeline Holcombe, CNN  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 7:14am

A father and son in Alabama were killed when they crashed into each other in a head-on collision.

Caretaker filmed performing sexual dance on 100-year-old man

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 7:05am

Police say a caretaker was filmed performing a sexually provocative dance on a 100-year-old resident at an Ohio assisted living home and has been charged with gross sexual imposition.

APNewsBreak: College Board to boost SAT security globally

Joe Mandak, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 6:50am

The firm that owns the SAT college entrance exam is boosting security around the world following test-stealing and other cheating in recent years.

Woman visiting husband's grave dies after cemetery crash

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 6:33am

A Pennsylvania woman visiting her husband's grave died after she had an asthma attack that caused her to crash her car in the cemetery.

Trail reopens after authorities say nails purposely placed

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 6:27am

Authorities have reopened a popular North Carolina park closed after a runner impaled his foot on a nail that they believed was purposely placed.

Wrongfully imprisoned man could get $1.55M from Virginia

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 5:44am

A man who spent more than three decades in prison for a crime he didn't commit could be getting $1.55 million from the state of Virginia.

Sheriff's office staffer who talked to FBI sues over firing

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 5:31am

A former south Louisiana sheriff's office employee says the sheriff wrongly fired her for cooperating with the FBI in an investigation against him.

Kentucky ark attraction adding biblical truth exhibit

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 4:57am

Kentucky's massive biblical attraction the Ark Encounter is opening a new exhibit that promotes the message of the Bible.

Fund gets $10 million grant for Vietnam education center

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 4:40am

The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund has received a $10 million grant for its proposed education center in Washington.

South Carolina man indicted for threats against Obama, Trump

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 4:40am

A South Carolina man has been charged with threatening then-President Barack Obama and President-elect Donald Trump last year.