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Official: Hospital gunman intended to kill others
MEDIA, Pa. (AP) -- A psychiatrist's patient ranted about a gun ban at a suburban medical complex before opening fire there, killing his caseworker and grazing his psychiatrist before the doctor pulled out his own weapon and fired back, authorities said Friday.... 7/25/2014 4:42 PM

Judge says Texas man should be exonerated in rape
DALLAS (AP) -- A Dallas man who prosecutors say did not commit a 1990 rape for which he served 12 years in prison should be exonerated based on recent DNA testing he did not request, a judge recommended Friday.... 7/25/2014 1:02 PM

Carjacked vehicle hits crowd, killing 3 children
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Two men forced a woman into the backseat of her sport utility vehicle at gunpoint, drove off but later lost control and plowed into a group of people on a corner near a fruit stand on Friday, police said. Three children, all siblings, were killed, and at least two other people were critically injured.... 7/25/2014 5:28 PM

Transcript shows concerns during Arizona execution
FLORENCE, Ariz. (AP) -- U.S. District Judge Neil V. Wake was attending a ceremony for a judicial colleague when he received an urgent - and unusual - request: Lawyers for a condemned inmate wanted him to stop an execution that didn't seem to be working.... 7/25/2014 11:30 AM

Large Sandy-struck family splits $20M lottery win
BEACHWOOD, N.J. (AP) -- A lottery-playing tradition started by the matriarch of a large New Jersey shore family paid off for her 17 children this week when the group won a $20 million jackpot that will partly be used to help family members recover from 2012's Superstorm Sandy.... 7/25/2014 5:09 PM

After teen pilot's crash, how young is too young?
The deadly crash of a teenager on an around-the-world flight brought new attention to the dangers of record-setting youth adventures, and questions about how young is too young to fly a plane.... 7/25/2014 5:02 PM

Prosecutors consider charges after burglar killed
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) -- Prosecutors deciding whether to charge a California man who says he fatally shot a violent burglar in the back in an alley as she fled his home face a difficult decision because the case falls in a gray area involving self-defense, a legal expert said Friday.... 7/25/2014 5:35 PM

Family feud sparks revolt at grocery store chain
WEST BRIDGEWATER, Mass. (AP) -- It's been called a David vs. Goliath story, a "Tale of Two Arthurs" and even the "ultimate Greek tragedy," but the characters in this drama are not Biblical or literary figures. They're grocery store owners.... 7/25/2014 2:46 PM

Judge dismisses lawsuit over Amelia Earhart search
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) -- A federal judge has dismissed a Wyoming man's lawsuit claiming a group secretly found the missing airplane of aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart in the South Pacific but kept it quiet so it could continue to raise funds for the search.... 7/25/2014 5:11 PM

Federal court upholds Fla.'s docs vs. glocks law
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- A federal appeals court is upholding a Florida law that restricts what doctors can discuss about guns with their patients.... 7/25/2014 5:30 PM