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  • Colorado students isolated as expulsion alternative

    Associated Press
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    DENVER — A school district in southern Colorado is keeping students isolated in 4-foot by 6-foot rooms for days or weeks during school hours as an alternative to expulsion. According to KMGH-TV ( ), the program in the Center Consolidated School District was...

  • Parachutist rescued from Missouri television tower

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Firefighters have rescued a parachutist who became stuck on the wires of a broadcast tower about 125 feet off of the ground and dangled for about two hours. First responders were dispatched on Thursday night after the man's parachute became stuck on the wires...

  • Eric Decker’s wife, Jessie James Decker, rips fans on Twitter

    By Seth Walder, New York Daily News
    Updated: 4 hr ago

    On Sunday it was Geno Smith. Jon Idzik took his turn on Monday, and on Thursday another member of the New York Jets family was public enemy No. 1 as far as Jets fans were concerned — Eric Decker’s wife. Jesse James Decker, a country music star who claims on her Twitter page “I pee in...

  • Crowds, cuteness overwhelm first Hello Kitty Con

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hello Kitty cuteness is taking over Little Tokyo in downtown Los Angeles as the city hosts the first Hello Kitty fan convention. Hello Kitty Con is expected to draw some 25,000 fans over four days. Long lines snaked through the sold-out event Thursday at the Geffen...

  • NFL seeks to dismiss ex-players' painkillers suit

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The National Football League on Thursday asked a judge to toss out a lawsuit filed by former players who allege team officials gave them powerful painkillers and other drugs to keep them on the field without regard for their long-term health. The NFL's lawyer...

  • Apple CEO publicly acknowledges that he's gay

    Updated: 14 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Apple CEO Tim Cook's declaration that he's "proud to be gay" wasn't exactly news in Silicon Valley, where his sexual orientation was no secret. But advocates say that given Apple's immense reach and visibility, his coming-out could help change attitudes in workplaces...

  • Man's own dog helps police bust him on drug charge

    Updated: 15 hr ago

    PRATTVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Police in central Alabama say a man's own dog helped officers bust him on a drug charge. Prattville Police spokeswoman Paula Barlow says the pooch named Bo followed his fleeing master, who was being pursued by officers. When the dog stopped and wagged his tail...

  • A Headless Ranger? Mystery at Colonial burial site

    Updated: 15 hr ago

    FORT EDWARD, N.Y. (AP) — Sleepy Hollow has the legend of the Headless Horseman. Does a community 150 miles farther up the Hudson River have a Headless Ranger buried in an unmarked cemetery from the 18th century? In the middle of the Hudson sits Rogers Island, site of a 34-acre parcel...

  • Giants' win turns violent, revelers turn on police

    Updated: 16 hr ago

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The celebration in San Francisco's streets following the Giants' World Series victory started off peaceful but quickly turned raucous and violent, as revelers vandalized police cars and businesses and pelted officers with bottles. Fans initially gathered in the...

  • Rocky Mountain low: John Denver bust missing after heavy-metal ball

    Updated: 18 hr ago

    Police in Broomfield are investigating after the John Denver bust at the 1stBank Center was stolen. The bust was stolen from the main concourse at the event center on Tuesday night during the Saints and Sinners Halloween Ball. The bust is part of the Colorado Music Hall of Fame and...