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AP News - Jul 03, 2015 4:27 PM

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — Lawyers for former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez can take steps to identify an anonymous tipster who claimed that one of the jurors who convicted him of murder may have lied during jury selection, a judge ruled Fr ...more

AP News - Jul 03, 2015 4:09 PM

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A helicopter flight instructor and a student pilot have died after crashing into a farm field near Newberg.The Oregonian reports (http://bit.ly/1KyySBf ) that Sgt. Chris Ray, a Yamhill County Sheriff's Office spokesman, say ...more

AP News - Jul 03, 2015 3:31 PM

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — For 15 years, thousands of fans dressed all in white entered the Superdome on the final day of the Essence Festival anticipating the soulful sounds of Maze featuring Frankie Beverly, who also dressed in his signature white pants, shi ...more

AP News - Jul 03, 2015 3:30 PM

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A prison inmate shot and captured after three weeks on the run in northern New York remained hospitalized Friday while the body of his fellow escapee was handled in accordance with the wishes of his son.Winthrop Allen, with t ...more

AP News - Jul 03, 2015 3:22 PM

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Thomas Jefferson's Rotunda at the University of Virginia is ensnared in a spider's web of scaffolding these days, the focus of a $58.3 million renovation of the World Heritage Site.The Rotunda face-lift is part constr ...more

AP News - Jul 03, 2015 3:19 PM

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Daytona International Speedway has installed 4,100 feet of energy-absorbing soft walls since Kyle Busch's crash into a concrete wall at the famed track in February.Speedway president Joie Chitwood says the track also a ...more

AP News - Jul 03, 2015 2:36 PM

CHICAGO (AP) — A woman who has repeatedly tried to sneak aboard airplanes around the country has been released from the Cook County Jail in Chicago, insisting she's through with her run of stowaway attempts."I feel free as a bird," 63-year-old M ...more

AP News - Jul 03, 2015 2:30 PM

World stock markets mostly drifted lower Friday ahead of Greece's weekend referendum, while China's main stock benchmark plunged as government efforts failed to reassure panicky investors.KEEPING SCORE: European stocks were mixed, with France's ...more

AP News - Jul 03, 2015 2:13 PM

SILVERSTONE, England (AP) — Bumper-to-bumper traffic queues just to see the practice sessions on Friday at Silverstone, and a record 350,000 expected this weekend present a vision of Formula One being in robust health.Not all the teams share tha ...more

AP News - Jul 03, 2015 1:31 PM

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Jeanette and Alexander Toczko were each 8 years old when they became smitten with one another. They married in 1940 and were rarely apart in the decades since.They told their children they wished to die in each other's arms. And ...more