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Man loses latest court fight over violent Facebook posts

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 10:11am

A U.S. appeals court is affirming the conviction of a Pennsylvania man who posted violent rap lyrics on Facebook that took aim at his estranged wife, an elementary school and the FBI.

New York man convicted of killing 2, wounding 6 over 2 years

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 10:11am

A Buffalo man has been convicted of killing two people and wounding six others in four gang-related shootings over two years.

The Latest: Prosecutor: Bridge scheme was 'cruel,' 'callous'

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 10:01am

The Latest on closing arguments in the George Washington Bridge lane-closing trial (all times local):

Wyoming man killed by Montana police officer identified

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 10:00am

Yellowstone County authorities have identified a 32-year-old Wyoming man who was shot and killed during a confrontation with police officers in a Montana hotel.

Pulse victim's mom says calls' release would be traumatizing

Mike Schneider, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 10:00am

The mother of a patron killed when a gunman opened fire at a gay nightclub in Orlando says the release of audio recordings of 911 calls during the mass shooting would be "devastating."

Go scare yourself! It's good for you

Jen Christensen, CNN  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 9:52am

Haunted houses, horror films, scary novels and chilling art: Do you ever wonder why we seek out situations that terrify us?

George Washington Bridge climber removed; lanes reopened

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 9:41am

Traffic on the George Washington Bridge has returned to its usual bustle after police removed a shirtless man who had climbed to the top of a tower on the nation's busiest span.

Oregon case jury delivers blow to government in lands fight

Steven Dubois and Gillian Flaccus, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 9:31am

A jury delivered an extraordinary blow to the government in a long-running battle over the use of public lands when it acquitted all seven defendants involved in the armed occupation of a national wildlife refuge in rural southeastern Oregon.

Missouri House candidate sues over colleague's rape claims

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 9:21am

A Missouri House candidate is pressing a defamation lawsuit against another unopposed colleague who publicly accused him of sexual assault.

Army says 2-star general committed suicide

Robert Burns, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 9:13am

The Army said Friday it has determined that suicide was the cause of death of a two-star general who was found dead in his home on a military base in Alabama.

Freight trains collide head-on; 2 crew members injured

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 8:51am

Two freight trains have crashed head-on in Pennsylvania, injuring two crew members.

Bundy attorney cited for failing to comply with order

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 8:51am

Ammon Bundy's lawyer will be back in Oregon next year, this time as the accused.

Parent: Daughter injured after bus driver slams on brakes

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 8:21am

School officials in southwest Idaho say a bus driver slammed on the brakes when several kids were fighting, and a parent says her second-grade daughter suffered a concussion as a result.

Emails: UVa. sought to kill alumni magazine story

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 8:21am

While Rolling Stone pursued its now-discredited story about sexual assault at the University of Virginia, emails show the school's administration sought to kill a proposed alumni magazine article about how the school handles sex assaults on campus.

4 years after storm, some places changed by Sandy forever

Ula Ilnytzky, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 8:20am

For four years, people have worked hard and mostly successfully to erase the deep scars Superstorm Sandy left on the New York and New Jersey coastlines when it crashed ashore with deadly force on Oct. 29, 2012.

3 teens accused of killing couple in home, taking their safe

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 8:10am

Authorities say three teens killed a young couple inside their Pennsylvania home and robbed them of a safe.

Wisconsin student accused of assaulting 4 more women

Todd Richmond, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 6:12am

A University of Wisconsin-Madison student already accused of sexually assaulting a woman in his apartment this month has been charged with sexually assaulting four other women since early 2015.

As many as 13 staff members injured in high school fight

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 5:50am

Officials say a North Carolina high school staff member was hit by a fire extinguisher while trying to break up a fight that left as many as 12 other staff members also injured.

NYPD: 'No tolerance' for pranksters on Halloween

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 5:50am

For pranksters in parts of New York City, eggs and shaving cream may be hard to come by on Halloween.

Mother: Son's principal 'forced' him to stand for Pledge

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 5:30am

A Mississippi mother says her son's principal forced him to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance, threatening him with punishment if he didn't comply.