PIKETON, Ohio (AP) — From her house on Union Hill Road, Brittany Barker heard the first sirens first thing in the morning. She looked out an... Full Story
Ohio massacre: 1 family, 8 dead, hundreds of tips, 0 answers
PIKETON, Ohio (AP) — From her house on Union Hill Road, Brittany Barker heard the first sirens first thing in the morning. She looked out and saw four police vehicles rush past. That was only the beginning.
Brother, others related to San Bernardino shooters arrested
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The brother of one of the San Bernardino shooters was arrested with two other family members Thursday in Southern California in what prosecutors say was a marriage scheme to fraudulently allow one of them to remain in the United States.
Reports: Prescription drugs found with Prince at death scene
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Prescription drugs were discovered with Prince when he was found dead in his Paisley Park home in suburban Minneapolis, several news organizations reported.
Reputed 'El Chapo' associate pleads guilty in Chicago court
CHICAGO (AP) — A reputed associate of Mexican cartel leader Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman has pleaded guilty to helping move more than $1.5 million in drug money between the U.S. and Mexico.
Man indicted in fatal shooting of ex-Saints player
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A business owner and semiprofessional football player was indicted Thursday on a second-degree murder charge in the shooting death of retired New Orleans Saints' defensive end Will Smith.
Oklahoma legislators seek change in sodomy law after ruling
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — After Oklahoma's highest court dismissed a criminal charge against a 17-year-old boy accused of forcing a heavily intoxicated girl to perform oral sex, outraged lawmakers vowed Thursday they'll move quickly to fix an apparent loophole in the state's forcible sodomy law.
The Latest: Judge: Bulger's girlfriend had 'twisted' loyalty
BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the sentence of the Catherine Greig, the longtime girlfriend of gangster James "Whitey" Bulger (all times local):
Teen pleads guilty to attempted murder in cafeteria shooting
HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — A 15-year-old boy pleaded guilty Thursday to charges expected to keep him locked up at least until he's 21 for opening fire on fellow students in a school cafeteria for reasons that remain unclear.
Some principals charged with kickbacks faced financial woes
DETROIT (AP) — A dozen Detroit principals and an administrator are accused of finding a way to bleed their struggling public schools of $900,000 — ordering chairs, writing paper and other supplies that in most cases were never delivered, even as investigators doggedly battled fraud in a district tht lacks textbooks and even toilet paper.
Next for Hastert: Prison, sex-offender program, polygraph
CHICAGO (AP) — Now that a judge branded him "a serial child molester," Dennis Hastert must prepare to serve his 15-month prison sentence. Once he's out, the former House speaker must participate in a sex-offender program that could include lie-detector and other tests to determine how many childrenhe's molested in his lifetime.
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