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  • Former Wisconsin deputy charged in double homicide

    Updated: Fri, Aug 29, 2014

    MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Prosecutors on Friday charged a former Wisconsin sheriff's deputy suffering from Lou Gehrig's disease with shooting his wife and sister-in-law to death earlier this month. Former Dane County Sheriff's Deputy Andrew Steele, 39, faces two counts of first-degree...

  • Judge hears health advocacy groups' lawsuit

    Updated: Fri, Aug 29, 2014

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A federal judge said Friday that he plans to rule as early as next week on a lawsuit accusing the state of failing to provide certain services required by the federal health care law. U.S. District Judge Todd Campbell heard the lawsuit filed by the Southern...

  • Reports: Inmate says he heard voices before attack

    Updated: Fri, Aug 29, 2014

    PHOENIX (AP) — An inmate accused of fatally beating and stabbing his cellmate in a Phoenix-area jail told investigators that he heard voices just before the attack telling him "it's either him or me," according to police reports. The reports quote Andrew Ward, who was in jail on...

  • DHH: 9 new cases of West Nile virus

    Updated: Fri, Aug 29, 2014

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana confirms nine new cases of West Nile virus, bringing this year's total to 61. The Department of Health and Hospitals on Friday, in its weekly Arbovirus Surveillance Report, says new infections include five neuroinvasive disease cases — all in East...

  • Health device firm's ex-execs sentenced for fraud

    Updated: Fri, Aug 29, 2014

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The former top two executives of an Austin medical device company have received long prison sentences for participating in a scheme that defrauded shareholders and investors out of more than $750 million. Former ArthroCare Corp. chief executive Michael Baker was...

  • Maine health officials say EEE found in York pool

    Updated: Fri, Aug 29, 2014

    AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention says the virus that causes Eastern Equine Encephalitis has been found in a mosquito pool in York. The sample was collected on Aug. 27 and it was tested Friday. Last year Maine identified EEE in three horses,...

  • Abortion opponents urge Pryor to back 20-week ban

    Updated: Fri, Aug 29, 2014

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Abortion opponents urged Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor on Friday to support banning the procedure 20 weeks into a woman's pregnancy, an effort by conservatives to move social issues to the forefront of the nationally watched Arkansas race. A coalition of...

  • New challenge for Ga. death penalty provision

    Updated: Fri, Aug 29, 2014

    ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia death row inmate on Friday filed a new challenge to the state's requirement for defendants to prove intellectual disability beyond a reasonable doubt to be spared execution on those grounds. The lawsuit filed in Butts County Superior Court says a U.S. Supreme...

  • Bosma to pull Turner from leadership post-scandal

    Updated: Fri, Aug 29, 2014

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Rep. Eric Turner is losing his House leadership role because of "irreconcilable conflicts" arising from his use of his public office to benefit his family's nursing home business, House Speaker Brian Bosma announced Friday. An Associated Press investigation...

  • Maine company recalls 25,192 pounds of beef

    Updated: Fri, Aug 29, 2014

    AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — A Maine company is recalling more than 25,000 pounds of beef dating to last November for failure to remove tissues that could potentially allow transmission of mad cow disease. State officials announced Friday that Bubier Meats of Greene is recalling fresh beef...

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