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NY prison worker pleads guilty in escape of 2 killers
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (AP) -- A prison worker admitted Tuesday to smuggling hacksaw blades in frozen hamburger meat to two killers who later broke out and spent more than two weeks on the run, and prosecutors said they believed no one else knowingly aided in the elaborate escape.... 7/28/2015 4:44 PM

Teens missing on fishing trip strayed from agreed-upon route
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- Two teens missing at sea had strayed from the agreed-upon boundaries for their fishing trip, the stepfather of one of the boys said Tuesday, as the Coast Guard continued a massive search off Florida's Atlantic coast.... 7/28/2015 3:18 PM

Authorities confirm body is that of missing California girl
SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) -- Authorities have confirmed that a body found in a trash bin is that of an 8-year-old girl who disappeared from her Northern California housing complex.... 7/28/2015 6:21 PM

`I am an American' says man who tried to join Islamic State
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) -- A Georgia man who wrote he was "ready for jihad" before buying a one-way ticket overseas to try joining the Islamic State group was sentenced to federal prison Tuesday after he sobbed to the judge, "I am an American."... 7/28/2015 5:05 PM

High rollers: Dealers describe special treatment, abuse
UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) -- One high roller requests a refrigerator full of bananas that he squeezes and throws as he gambles. Another urinates against a wall. Other high-stakes players described by a pit manager at Mohegan Sun, one of the world's largest casinos, throw chairs, scream at dealers and expect rules to be bent at the tables.... 7/28/2015 4:13 PM

Ex-prison guard accused of forcing inmates to have sex
ATLANTA (AP) -- A former high-ranking corrections officer at a southeast Georgia women's prison used his position of power to prey on inmates, targeting their vulnerabilities and forcing them to have sex with him, according to investigators.... 7/28/2015 4:45 PM

Remains of 4 early colonial leaders discovered at Jamestown
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Archaeologists have uncovered human remains of four of the earliest leaders of the English colony that would become America, buried for more than 400 years near the altar of what was America's first Protestant church in Jamestown, Virginia.... 7/28/2015 6:02 PM

Transportation head resigns, focused on book career, family
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- North Carolina's transportation secretary, who moonlighted as a novelist and was criticized for going on a book tour before an impending snowstorm, resigned abruptly Tuesday, saying he wanted to focus on his family and book career.... 7/28/2015 6:29 PM

All New Jersey troopers to get body cameras within a year
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- New Jersey plans to put body cameras on all state troopers who work in the field and is issuing guidelines on how local police forces statewide should use the devices.... 7/28/2015 6:01 PM

1 count thrown out, 2 upheld in Katrina burned body case
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- A federal appeals court has refused to grant a new trial to a former New Orleans police officer convicted for burning the body of a man shot to death by another officer after Hurricane Katrina.... 7/28/2015 5:09 PM



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