School shooter in Ohio appealing life sentence

WARREN, Ohio (AP) — A teenager who shot and killed three students in a northeast Ohio high school cafeteria has appealed his life sentence. The court-appointed attorney for 18-year-old T.J. Lane filed the appeal Thursday with the 11th…

3 Doors Down cancels 4 shows following fatal crash

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The rock band 3 Doors Down has called off four U.S. appearances following the arrest of the group’s bassist, who was accused of driving intoxicated and causing a fatal interstate crash in a Nashville…

Appeal by doctor claims errors in Jackson trial

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Eighteen months after his involuntary manslaughter conviction, Michael Jackson’s doctor on Monday appealed his case, claiming there were multiple legal errors at his trial. A lawyer for Dr. Conrad Murray argued in the 230-page…

UK police concerned by online anti-pedophile group

LONDON (AP) — A British band of self-styled pedophile hunters has been ambushing men it believes are out to meet young girls, posting video of the confrontations to the Web in a tactic which has yielded arrests —…

9 fired employees sue W. Pa. Christian academy

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Former employees of a Pittsburgh Christian school are claiming that they were fired because of the church they belong to. The nine former employees of the Imani Christian Academy in Pittsburgh filed a federal lawsuit…

Police: 2 arrested in al-Qaida linked Canada plot

TORONTO (AP) — Two men were arrested and charged with plotting a terrorist attack against a Canadian passenger train with support from al-Qaida elements in Iran, police said Monday. The case bolstered allegations by some governments and experts…

Khloe Kardashian out on ‘X Factor’

NEW YORK (AP) — Khloe Kardashian is left out following the latest game of musical chairs on “The X Factor.” Fox said Monday that while Mario Lopez is returning this fall as host of Simon Cowell’s music competition…

Nicaragua nabs US most-wanted child porn suspect

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Police in Nicaragua have detained a former U.S. school teacher who was on the FBI’s 10 most-wanted fugitives as a suspect in a child pornography investigation, authorities confirmed Monday. Eric Justin Toth was detained…
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Boston Suspect Charged

Update Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was charged by federal prosecutors in his hospital room Monday with using a weapon of mass destruction to kill - a crime that carries a possible death sentence.…

Ohio transportation worker killed in fiery crash

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a state transportation worker has been killed in a fiery crash along an Ohio highway, north of Columbus. The State Highway Patrol said the Ohio Department of Transportation employee was operating a…

Bill moves cover universities with Pa. records law

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A proposal to fully include Penn State and the other three “state-related” universities under the Pennsylvania Right-to-Know Law is headed to the House floor following a positive committee vote. The State Government Committee voted…

Israeli military chief: Syrian front could heat up

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s military chief warns 40 years of quiet along the Syrian frontier could be in danger. Lt. Gen. Benny Gantz says the Syrian civil war could result in “chaos” with violence turned toward Israel. Speaking…

Bombing suspect charged, could face death penalty

BOSTON (AP) — Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was charged by federal prosecutors in his hospital room Monday with using a weapon of mass destruction to kill — a crime that carries a possible death sentence. Officials…

Moment of silence held for marathon victims

BOSTON (AP) — People in Boston and other cities are observing a moment of silence for the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings one week after the explosions. Two bombs exploded at 2:50 p.m. a week ago Monday…

Calif. man pleads no contest in yacht kidnapping

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (AP) — A South San Francisco man is facing up to four years and four months in jail after pleading no contest to charges that he kidnapped his two children and took them away…

‘Wadjda’ prompts women’s rights talk at Tribeca

NEW YORK (AP) — Haifaa Al Mansour had to go to great lengths to make the groundbreaking Saudi film “Wadjda” — and not only because it is the first feature made entirely in Saudi Arabia and the first…

Khloe Kardashian out on ‘X Factor’

NEW YORK (AP) — Khloe Kardashian is left out following the latest game of musical chairs on “The X Factor.” Fox said Monday that while Mario Lopez is returning this fall as host of Simon Cowell’s music competition…

Biden to attend MIT officer’s memorial service

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden will travel to Cambridge, Mass., on Wednesday to attend the memorial service for the MIT police officer killed in the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombing. That’s according to a White…

FBI: Bombing suspect used cellphone before blast

BOSTON (AP) — The FBI says in an affidavit that the Boston Marathon bombing suspect was seen using a cellphone after placing a knapsack on the ground at an explosion site. The document does not say whether suspect…