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Judge approves $190 million Hopkins settlement
BALTIMORE (AP) -- A Baltimore judge has approved a $190 million settlement between Johns Hopkins Hospital and more than 8,000 patients of a gynecologist who used tiny cameras to secretly photograph women and girls during examinations.... 9/19/2014 8:19 PM

3 guilty in Ga. salmonella-tainted peanut trial
ALBANY, Ga. (AP) -- A federal jury convicted the owner of a peanut plant and two others Friday in 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 9:06 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 8:37 PM

Connecticut ex-governor convicted of new crimes
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- Former 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 9:58 PM

Daughter calls Utah doctor a monster at sentencing
PROVO, Utah (AP) -- A Utah doctor convicted of murdering his wife in a case that became a true-crime cable TV obsession was sentenced Friday to 17 years to life in prison at a hearing in which his daughter called him a monster.... 9/19/2014 9:34 PM

Ambush suspect could be aided by dense woods
BLOOMING GROVE, Pa. (AP) -- He could be anywhere. Crouching behind boulders the size of tractor trailers, as one outdoorsman put it. Concealing himself in a cave. Taking cover in thick brush.... 9/19/2014 9:26 PM

Purdue shooter sentenced to 65 years in prison
LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) -- An Indiana man who admitted fatally stabbing and shooting a fellow Purdue University student inside a crowded classroom was sentenced Friday to the maximum 65 years in prison after telling a judge he lied about being mentally ill.... 9/19/2014 9:23 PM

Record-setting retardant used on California fire
PLACERVILLE, Calif. (AP) -- A massive Northern California wildfire is burning so explosively because of the prolonged drought that firefighters are finding normal amounts of retardant aren't stopping the flames. And so they are dropping record-breaking amounts - more than 203,000 gallons in one day alone.... 9/19/2014 10:24 PM

Alibaba stock soars in jubilant trading debut
NEW YORK (AP) -- Alibaba debuted as a publicly traded company Friday and swiftly climbed nearly 40 percent in a mammoth IPO that offered eager investors seemingly unlimited growth potential and a way to tap into the burgeoning Chinese middle class.... 9/19/2014 10:29 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