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Families of death-row inmates' victims sought
BALTIMORE (AP) -- Four men remain on Maryland's death row even though Governor Martin O'Malley signed a bill repealing the state's death penalty last May. But with only two months left in office, O'Malley may be taking action to commute the sentences to life in prison before Republican Larry Hogan takes office....
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Highlights from report on Sandy Hook shooter
Some highlights from Friday's 114-page report from the Connecticut Office of Child Advocate that looked into the history of Newtown school shooter Adam Lanza:...
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Ex-convict charged in Indianapolis teen's death
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- An ex-convict has been charged in the killing of a 15-year-old girl after DNA tests linked him to her badly burned body that was found in an Indianapolis backyard in August, a prosecutor said Friday....
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93-year-old woman marks 75 years with same company
MOUNTAIN BROOK, Ala. (AP) -- Frances Moore was hired to help out for the holidays at an Alabama jewelry store in 1939, and she's still there....
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As snow ends, roof collapses, floods are concerns
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- A snowfall that brought huge drifts and closed roads in the Buffalo area finally ended Friday as the looming threat of rain and higher temperatures through the weekend and beyond raised the possibility of floods and more roofs collapsing under the heavy loads....
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Police, protest groups to announce conduct pact
CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) -- Police and government leaders are preparing to outline an agreement reached with activist groups spelling out how protesters associated with those organizations will conduct themselves following a grand jury announcement in the Ferguson case....
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Man shot girlfriend, daughter before killing self
TWIN FALLS, Idaho (AP) -- Idaho authorities say initial findings indicate a Twin Falls County man used a shotgun to kill his longtime girlfriend and one of her five children before using the same weapon to kill himself....
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Unarmed man killed by police in NY housing complex
NEW YORK (AP) -- Authorities say an unarmed 28-year-old man coming out of his girlfriend's Brooklyn apartment was fatally shot by a rookie cop in a darkened stairwell in a likely accident....
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Woman improves after scarf caught in conveyor belt
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- Hospital officials say a University of Utah student employee who was choked as her scarf was caught in a conveyor belt has improved to fair condition....
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2 men freed after judge dismisses 1975 Ohio case
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Nearly 40 years after being convicted for a 1975 Cleveland slaying, Ricky Jackson and Wiley Bridgeman left the county jail as free men....
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Worker in deadly Gulf blast was cleaning equipment
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- A drilling company says a worker killed in an offshore explosion was cleaning a piece of equipment during routine maintenance at its oil-and-gas platform in the Gulf of Mexico....
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Tribe rounds up and kills dogs after girl's death
PINE RIDGE, S.D. (AP) -- Oglala Sioux officials have rounded up and killed several dogs on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation after a pack of dogs attacked and killed an 8-year-old girl....
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Men want new trial on university sex-abuse claims
Three men who unsuccessfully sued a former state university administrator in northeastern Pennsylvania over allegations that he sexually abused them have demanded a new trial, saying the judge made numerous errors that prevented them from getting a fair hearing of their claims....
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Package from Florida State shooter found in Texas
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- The first of several packages mailed by a man who shot three people at a Florida State University library was delivered in Texas and is in the hands of the FBI, the agency said Friday....
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Wrongly convicted woman declared innocent
TORRANCE, Calif. (AP) -- A woman who spent 17 years in a California prison for a murder she didn't commit has been declared factually innocent....
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