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3 found guilty in Georgia salmonella trial
ALBANY, Ga. (AP) -- A federal jury convicted the owner of a peanut plant and two others Friday in connection with a salmonella outbreak that prompted one of the largest U.S. food recalls ever, sickened hundreds across the country and was linked to several deaths.... 9/19/2014 6:53 PM

Search for ambush suspect centers on dense woods
BLOOMING GROVE, Pa. (AP) -- With tens of thousands of acres of undisturbed northeastern Pennsylvania forest offering ample opportunity to hide, the self-taught survivalist accused in last week's deadly ambush at a state police barracks has so far avoided capture.... 9/19/2014 7:00 PM

Florida felon kills his 6 grandchildren
BELL, Fla. (AP) -- An ex-convict who killed six of his grandchildren, his adult daughter and himself had been in and out of jail and spent time in prison for accidentally shooting his son to death during a hunting trip, according to authorities and records.... 9/19/2014 6:06 PM

Connecticut ex-governor convicted of new crimes
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- Former Connecticut Gov. John G. Rowland, who resigned from office a decade ago in a corruption scandal, was convicted Friday of federal charges that he conspired to hide payment for work on two congressional campaigns.... 9/19/2014 6:59 PM

Huge license plate scanner networks track drivers
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A battle over massive systems that use cameras to monitor license plates and track drivers' comings and goings across the country has raised the ire of those who are being rebuffed in their attempts to find out how the information is being used.... 9/19/2014 6:48 PM

Hearing set for man accused of starting huge fire
PLACERVILLE, Calif. (AP) -- Higher humidity Friday helped slow the growth of a massive Northern California wildfire that has forced some 2,800 to evacuate and likely burned homes, while a man accused of deliberately starting the blaze was set to appear in court.... 9/19/2014 5:39 PM

Alibaba surges in its stock market debut
NEW YORK (AP) -- Alibaba's stock is surging as the Chinese e-commerce powerhouse begins its first day trading as a public company.... 9/19/2014 6:17 PM

Italian village honoring pilots of WWII US bomber
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Nearly 70 years after they died when their crippled bomber slammed into a northern Italian mountain, the two Americans at the controls of the ill-fated warplane are being honored by residents of a village near the crash site.... 9/19/2014 6:49 PM

Utah doctor gets up to life in wife's murder
PROVO, Utah (AP) -- A Utah doctor found guilty of killing his wife in a trial that became a national true-crime cable TV obsession will serve 17 years to life in prison, a state judge decided Friday.... 9/19/2014 5:13 PM

Twitter parody plays differently in middle America
CHICAGO (AP) -- Jon Daniel was watching cartoons with one of his sons when he created a spoof Twitter account in the name of the Peoria mayor. Out of boredom, he said, he soon began sending profane messages about sex, drugs and alcohol.... 9/19/2014 3:50 PM