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Mom convicted of killing son, 5, by poisoning him with salt
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) -- A woman who blogged for years about her son's constant health woes was convicted Monday of poisoning him to death by force-feeding heavy concentrations of sodium through his stomach tube.... 3/2/2015 6:00 PM

Georgia woman trying to avoid execution for husband's murder
ATLANTA (AP) -- With hours left before her execution Monday for her husband's murder, the only woman on Georgia's death row asked a state board to "bestow mercy" and appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court for a delay.... 3/2/2015 6:40 PM

Los Angeles police kill man in struggle captured on video
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Three Los Angeles police officers shot and killed a man on the city's Skid Row as they wrestled with him on the ground, a confrontation captured on video that millions viewed online. Authorities say the man was shot after grabbing for an officer's gun.... 3/2/2015 5:57 PM

Black-market 'body sculptor' set to resume testifying
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- An aspiring hip-hop artist who boasts about her talent for black-market "body sculpting" has one last chance to impress a jury before the panel weighs murder charges against her in a dancer's death.... 3/2/2015 5:38 PM

Nurse who survived Ebola sues Dallas hospital system
DALLAS (AP) -- A 26-year-old nurse who contracted Ebola while caring for the first person in the U.S. diagnosed with the deadly disease has filed a lawsuit against the parent company of the Dallas hospital where she worked.... 3/2/2015 5:14 PM

Feds want boat panels brought to court to show Tsarnaev note
BOSTON (AP) -- Prosecutors want panels of the boat in which Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv) was found hiding to be brought to court to show jurors what they say is his written confession.... 3/2/2015 5:06 PM

$4 million in gold stolen from truck in North Carolina
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- Armed robbers stole $4 million in gold on Sunday from a truck traveling north along Interstate 95 from Florida to Massachusetts, authorities said Monday.... 3/2/2015 6:34 PM

Amish jailed in beard-chopping attacks could be released
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Members of a breakaway Amish community found guilty of chopping off the beards and hair of others they disagreed with could be let out of prison or have their sentences reduced Monday if a judge throws out their remaining convictions.... 3/2/2015 4:44 PM

Boston short of season snow record _ for now
BOSTON (AP) -- It has topped more than 100 inches of snow this season, but Boston is just short of surpassing its 20-year-old snowfall record - for now.... 3/2/2015 3:26 PM

Ice slows business, traffic on Northeast waterways
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) -- Waterways around the Northeast are beset by ice that is more than a foot thick in some places, making life miserable for those who make their living on the water.... 3/2/2015 1:35 PM

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