Suburban NY writer sentenced in sex abuse case

NEW YORK (AP) — A suburban New York writer has been sentenced to 11 years in prison for sexually abusing young women he lured from overseas to be his assistant. Prosecutors say Joseph Yannai (YAH’-nay) used au pair…

Ex-FBI agent to plead guilty to being AP source

WASHINGTON (AP) — A former FBI explosives expert said Monday he will plead guilty to revealing secret information for an Associated Press story about a U.S. intelligence operation in Yemen in 2012. The story led to a leaks…

Confiscated coral given to Md.’s National Aquarium

BALTIMORE (AP) — Illegally imported corals seized by federal agents in Florida are being put to good use at Baltimore’s National Aquarium. Aquarium officials said Monday that the 20 pieces of birdsnest coral and 22 pieces of Pocillopora…

Autopsy: California mother died from head blows

SAN DIEGO (AP) — An autopsy report says a woman found in a family friend’s burning home near San Diego after the friend fled with her daughter died from at least a dozen blows to the head. The…

Anti-social Dallas Zoo gorilla being shown door

DALLAS (AP) — There will be no rose ceremony for a 430-pound bachelor gorilla that failed to form any meaningful relationships with fellow apes during an 18-year stay at the Dallas Zoo. Patrick, the 23-year-old Western lowland gorilla…

Environmentalists win dead zone round against EPA

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Environmental advocates in states along the Mississippi River have won a round toward a long-term goal of having federal standards created to regulate farmland runoff and other pollution blamed for the oxygen-depleted “dead zone”…

Mom of Conn. plane crash victims dreading holidays

EAST HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A woman whose two daughters were killed when a small plane crashed into their Connecticut house says she heard the house shake, went to check on her 13-year-old daughter and found the plane…

Driver fatally hits Ohio woman crossing interstate

GROVE CITY, Ohio (AP) — Authorities in central Ohio say a woman was fatally struck by car when she attempted to cross a stretch of an interstate outside Columbus after he……

Patrol: Bus driver passed out before Ohio crash

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Ohio State Highway Patrol says the driver of a Greyhound bus that ran off an interstate and flipped over apparently began coughing while drinking……

Antonoff of fun. talks Swift, Bareilles collabs

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Fun. guitarist Jack Antonoff says co-writing with Taylor Swift helped him become a better musician. Antonoff co-wrote Swift’s song, “Sweeter Than Fiction,” which will appear or the upcoming “One Chance” soundtrack; the film is…

Litigants battle over photos of legendary bluesman

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A legal battle over profits from the only two known photographs of legendary Delta bluesman Robert Johnson — who is said to have sold his soul to the devil for prowess on the guitar…
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Coitsville cruiser video returned

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Lawmaker eyes CNG incentives

State Rep. Sean O'Brien, D-Hubbard, is working on legislation to provide tax breaks and other incentives for individuals and companies that either switch to compressed natural gas or develop natural gas fueling stations. …
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Big 22 contenders: week four

We've reached the halfway point of the regular season. Here are some players that shined brightest in week four.…
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Stolen dog found

A Guilford Lake woman has had her pet returned to her after it was found near Lisbon. The dog was found near Route 172 and County Home Road. A $400 reward was offered for the pet's safe return.…

Life without parole in Pa. meat cleaver slaying

LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — A central Pennsylvania man has been sentenced to serve life in prison without the possibility parole for the meat-cleaver killing of his roommat……
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Animal guards prevent outages

The city manager said squirrels have been destroying electrical lines and substations throughout the city, causing numerous power outages. …