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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

Body believed to be missing California girl, 8, found
SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) -- The search for a missing 8-year-old girl came to a tragic end after police found a body inside a trash bin at a Northern California complex where she was last seen riding her scooter. A teenage boy, who also lives in the complex, was arrested in the case.... 7/28/2015 10:44 AM

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 3:39 PM

Man killed by escort possibly linked to missing women
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) -- A man killed by an escort he met online is being investigated for possible links to the unsolved disappearances or slayings of women nationwide, authorities said.... 7/28/2015 1:09 PM

Gay accuser questions Cosby's ability to 'read' sexual cues
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The accuser in the only sex assault case settled by Bill Cosby is questioning his self-described ability to "read" people's cues in sexual situations.... 7/28/2015 3:57 PM

Colorado theater shooter's sister says she still loves him
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) -- When the younger sister of Colorado theater shooter James Holmes visited him in jail nearly two years after the attack, she no longer saw the loving brother who protected her when they were growing up.... 7/28/2015 4:07 PM

Experts: Report shows Sandra Bland may have used pot in jail
HEMPSTEAD, Texas (AP) -- An initial toxicology report for Sandra Bland, who died in a Texas jail cell three days after her arrest during a traffic stop, raises the possibility that she may have used marijuana while in custody, two experts said.... 7/28/2015 5:58 AM



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