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  • Woman who was raped, burned dies in Kansas

    Yesterday

    WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A 36-year-old woman who had been sexually assaulted and set on fire died Saturday morning, police said, just over a week after she was found in a Wichita park with severe burns on more than half her body and cuts on her head. Firefighters were responding to a...

  • Locavore movement takes to deer hunting across US

    Yesterday

    MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A decades-long national decline in the number of hunters has prompted states to tap into a new group of hunters — people who demand locally produced food, but don't know the first thing about bagging a deer. Books and blogs on the topic are numerous, and state...

  • Storms raise hope in California drought

    Yesterday

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Hours of steady rain Saturday from northern California's third winter storm in a week raised hopes that the state was moving out of its driest three years in history - while still deeply locked in drought. "It's a marginal improvement. Marginal being the operative...

  • Taj Mahal offers to restore workers' health care

    Yesterday

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The Trump Taj Mahal casino is offering to restore health insurance to its workers as part of a last-ditch effort to keep the struggling Atlantic City casino open. Trump Entertainment Resorts said Saturday it has offered to restore health insurance to its...

  • Flights resume at Detroit airport after ice delays

    Yesterday

    ROMULUS, Mich. (AP) — Flights have resumed at Detroit Metropolitan Airport after icy runways kept planes from arriving and departing. Airport spokesman Michael Conway said all four parallel runways have reopened but flights stopped for a couple of hours Saturday morning when the...

  • Police: Pregnant woman, 3 others fatally shot

    Yesterday

    CLEVELAND (AP) — A pregnant woman and her unborn child were killed along with three other people in a shooting at a Cleveland home that also injured the pregnant woman's 9-year-old daughter but left the woman's toddler son unharmed, police said Saturday. Sherita Johnson was 28 weeks...

  • Report: Washington toddler shot playing with gun

    Yesterday

    LAKE STEVENS, Wash. (AP) — The Snohomish County Sheriff's Office says a 3-year-old boy is in serious condition after being shot in the mouth — reportedly as he and a 4-year-old neighbor were playing with a gun. Lt. Susy Johnson says the 911 call came late Friday night after the boy's...

  • Dogfighting thrives in years since Vick case

    Yesterday

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — In the squalid Jacksonville dogfighting kennel, a champion named Bulletproof Sam sat in a makeshift wooden cage, his teeth exposed from a missing snout. Nearby, an undercover agent with the sheriff's office met with Sam's breeder, a big-timer in the...

  • Seattle bus drivers to get more bathroom breaks

    Yesterday

    SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle-area transit officials are making it clear that when bus drivers gotta go, they are free to stop. The state Department of Labor and Industries fined King County Metro $3,500 on Wednesday for failing to provide bus drivers with unrestricted access to restrooms....

  • Bill Cosby controversy: A decade in the making

    Yesterday

    The sexual assault allegations that recently resurfaced against Bill Cosby first became public in 2005 when a former employee of his alma mater, Temple University, claimed he had drugged and abused her a year earlier at his suburban Philadelphia home. Here's how the controversy over...

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