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South Dakota board to hear first 'compassionate parole' caseA South Dakota man sentenced in 1999 to nearly 60 years in prison for molesting boys while working as a counselor at a former state juvenile correctional center will be the first offender to have a hearing under a new "compassionate parole" system
The Associated Press44 minutes ago
Robert Koonce, left, and Mayo Best Jr., both of Kinston, N.C., pose for a photo as they attend a rally Monday, Oct. 15, 2018, in Raleigh, before legislators debate weather to approve hundreds of millions of dollars to clean up from Hurricane Florence and help the storm's victims. (AP Photo/Emery Dalesio)
North Carolina lawmakers mull Hurricane Florence spendingNorth Carolina lawmakers back in session to decide hundreds of millions of dollars in cleanup and recovery spending for Hurricane Florence's victims
The Associated Press51 minutes ago
Deputies search for Wisconsin girl whose parents are deadAuthorities are searching for a missing 13-year-old girl whose parents were found dead in their Wisconsin home
The Associated Press55 minutes ago
Guess Who Hung This in His OfficeMaybe you spotted this in President Trump's 60 Minutes segment? There's a print hanging in his office called "The Republican Club" that depicts Trump fraternizing with other US presidents including Richard Nixon, Ronald Reagan, and Abe Lincoln in a private club, the Daily Beast reports. The framed image was apparently...
Newser58 minutes ago
Grizzly attacks hunter in mountains north of YellowstoneA grizzly bear attacked an elk hunter who surprised the sow and her cub north of Yellowstone National Park
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Judge OKs cremation at end of Detroit body parts probeA judge says federal authorities can cremate hundreds of remains that have been in cold storage since a raid at a Detroit lab in 2013
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California man exonerated, 2 arrested in 1998 killingAuthorities say a California man wrongly convicted of murdering his lover two decades ago has been exonerated and new arrests have been made in the case
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Detroit Police vehicles are parked outside of the Cantrell Funeral Home in Detroit on Friday, Oct. 12, 2018. Police said an anonymously written letter led inspectors to find the decomposed remains of 11 infants hidden in a ceiling compartment of the shuttered funeral home. (Junfu Han/Detroit Free Press via AP)
Police to file criminal complaint after fetus remains foundPolice in Detroit say they will file a criminal complaint against the owners after the remains of 10 fetuses and one infant were found hidden in a former funeral home
The Associated Press1 hour ago
John Sweeney speaks to reporters Monday, Oct. 15, 2018, during a news conference at his lawyer's office in Boston. Sweeney says in a lawsuit filed against the Fessenden School that he was drugged and raped in his dorm room by the assistant headmaster when he was 11 years old. (AP Photo/Alanna Durkin Richer)
Ex-students file sexual abuse suit against boarding schoolTwo former students at a Massachusetts boarding school who say they were sexually abused by employees in the 1960s and 1970s have filed a lawsuit against the institution
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Another death of rare whale confirmed off MassachusettsThe National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says the third death of a rare North Atlantic right whale this year has been confirmed
The Associated Press1 hour ago
US: Cuba's political prisoners are "affront" to democracyThe U.S. says Cuba's 130 political prisoners are an "affront" to democratic freedoms, but Cuba points to Trump's "agenda of supremacist, racist and xenophobic ideas."
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Maya Little uses a microphone to address several dozen supporters before her trial Monday, Oct. 15, 2018, in Hillsborough, N.C., on a charge that she poured red ink on a Confederate statue at the University of North Carolina that was later torn down by protesters. Little has been charged with a count of misdemeanor defacing of a public monument for her action last April at the statue known as "Silent Sam," which was torn down by protesters in August. (AP Photo/Jonathan Drew)
Judge declines to punish student who poured ink on statueA judge has declined to punish a University of North Carolina graduate student who admitted to splashing red ink on a Confederate statue on campus
The Associated Press1 hour ago
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