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Exonerated Baltimore man: $15 million verdict brings justice

BALTIMORE (AP) — Sabein Burgess spent nearly two decades behind bars for a murder he always insisted he had nothing to do with. Now,...

2 Minnesota pols accused of sexual misconduct will quit

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Two Minnesota state lawmakers hit by sexual misconduct allegations announced Tuesday they would resign, less than two weeks after...

Teen idol David Cassidy, ‘Partridge Family’ star, dies at 67

NEW YORK (AP) — David Cassidy, the teen and pre-teen idol who starred in the 1970s sitcom "The Partridge Family" and sold millions of...

Inmate dies after meth-laden kiss; girlfriend gets 2 years

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon woman whose inmate boyfriend died from a meth-laden kiss after a prison visit was sentenced to two years...

Authorities continue search for suspect who killed cop

NEW KENSINGTON, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania residents who came to the aid of a rookie police officer who was fatally shot and killed during...

‘Faithful’ Detroit priest beatified by Catholic church

DETROIT (AP) — A priest known for his steadfast devotion to the needy cleared a threshold on the way to possible sainthood Saturday as...

Boston free speech rally draws supporters, protesters

BOSTON (AP) — A few dozen free speech advocates rallied peacefully Saturday on Boston Common but just like last summer's event, they were outnumbered...

Crash sends California police car off road, killing 2 boys

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles County sheriff's patrol vehicle heading to an emergency call crashed with another car and then ran onto...

Killer of 7 in Connecticut sentenced to life in prison

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — An East Coast drifter who killed seven people in Connecticut in 2003 and drove a van he called the...

Neighbor: Northern California gunman targeted victim, son

RANCHO TEHAMA RESERVE, Calif. (AP) — A neighbor's account indicates that a Northern California shooter who killed five people this week may have targeted...

15 convictions linked to corrupt Chicago cop are thrown out

CHICAGO (AP) — One by one, the men told the same story: A Chicago police officer would demand money from them. And if they...

Keystone pipeline leaks 210K gallons of oil in South Dakota

AMHERST, S.D. (AP) — TransCanada Corp.'s Keystone pipeline leaked an estimated 210,000 gallons of oil onto agricultural land in northeastern South Dakota, the company...

Escaped hospital patient aimed to show he could be outside

HONOLULU (AP) — A Hawaii psychiatric patient who acknowledges killing a woman nearly four decades ago said Thursday he escaped from his hospital and...

Hawaii acknowledges failures after dangerous patient escapes

HONOLULU (AP) — A dangerous Hawaii psychiatric patient who escaped a state hospital and flew to California before being captured Wednesday has prompted an...

Police knew ‘madman’ had illegal guns before killing rampage

RANCHO TEHAMA RESERVE, Calif. (AP) — A day after a California gunman killed five people in the country's latest shooting rampage, police faced accusations...

Thousands mourn 8 family members killed in Texas church

SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (AP) — Three thousand people mourned eight members of a family who were among the more than two dozen killed in...

Gunman targets people at random in California town, kills 4

RANCHO TEHAMA RESERVE, Calif. (AP) — A gunman driving stolen vehicles and choosing his targets at random opened fire "without provocation" in a tiny,...

Police: Man fatally shot tried to run, fought with officer

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A man killed by a Baton Rouge police officer had tried to run when confronted during a child abuse...

NTSB: Amtrak’s lax safety led to crash that killed 2 workers

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Two maintenance workers who were struck and killed by a speeding Amtrak train near Philadelphia last year were the victims of...

Jury convicts Marine drill instructor of abusing recruits

CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. (AP) — A Marine Corps drill instructor was guilty of physically abusing a series of young recruits, sometimes while drunk, and...

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