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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A new indictment accuses a Coos Bay, Ore., defense contractor of defrauding the military of $10.5 million by supplying phony truck and helicopter parts.The indictment was filed last week in U.S. District Court in Portland a ...more

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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Prosecutors say a 62-year-old man accused of a double homicide at a Coast Guard communications station is the only possible killer in a circumstantial case, countering defense arguments that the government hasn't proven guilt b ...more

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EL PASO, Texas (AP) — A Mexican gang leader has been sentenced to life in prison for his role in the 2010 slayings in the border city of Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, of a U.S. consulate employee, her husband and the husband of another employee.Prosecu ...more

AP News - 28 minutes ago

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say at least 13 people are hurt in a school bus crash in Southern California.Anaheim Fire Marshall Jeff Lutz says at least 13 patients were being treated after the crash reported at about 3:30 p.m. Thursday.

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High winds and dry conditions on Thursday provided fuel for several New Jersey forest fires, including one that forced the evacuation of more than 600 homes and the early closure of a school.Authorities had reported no injuries by early evening. ...more

AP News - 33 minutes ago

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — While much of California remains in the grips of extreme drought, spring storms have eased pressure slightly and reduced the number of rural communities considered at risk of running dry.In February, the California Departmen ...more

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Fire Department: At least 13 injured in Southern California school bus crash. ...more

AP News - 43 minutes ago

NEW YORK (AP) — During a yearslong court fight over an idiosyncratic copper heiress' $300 million estate, a criminal investigation quietly examined how she and her finances were being looked after, though no one was ever charged.The probe's end ...more

AP News - 43 minutes ago

New York Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda is hardly the first major leaguer to head to the mound hoping to get away with using pine tar to aid his grip.And he won't be the last, those in baseball say, because it's simply part of the game.He ...more

AP News - 50 minutes ago

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio woman accused of using ice cream to lure a mentally disabled woman and her child to captivity in a forced-labor case has been sentenced to more than three years in prison.A federal judge sentenced 22-year-old Ashl ...more