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Convicted Florida felon kills his 6 grandchildren
BELL, Fla. (AP) -- A man who spent time in prison a decade ago for the shooting death of his young son killed six of his grandchildren, including an infant, his adult daughter and himself in a rampage at a home where authorities in the small Florida town say they had been called to in the past.... 9/19/2014 9:33 AM

Search for ambush suspect centers on dense woods
On the seventh day of a manhunt for a survivalist suspected of killing a state police trooper, scores of police were trying to flush him out of the dense, swampy northeastern Pennsylvania woodland.... 9/19/2014 1:47 PM

Man faces arson charge in huge California wildfire
PLACERVILLE, Calif. (AP) -- Thousands of firefighters kept a huge and still-growing wildfire from burning homes in Northern California while a man with a long criminal history faced charges of deliberately starting the blaze that drove some 2,800 people from their homes, authorities said.... 9/19/2014 2:15 PM

Privacy groups take 2nd hit on license plate data
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Police across the country are increasingly monitoring car licenses plates, compiling giant databases of ordinary citizens and their daily comings and goings.... 9/19/2014 2:12 PM

Fake tweets stir debate about parody, lawsuit
CHICAGO (AP) -- Jon Daniel was watching cartoons with one of his sons when he created a spoof Twitter account in the name of the Peoria mayor. Out of boredom, he said, he soon began sending profane messages about sex, drugs and alcohol.... 9/19/2014 11:47 AM

Hamm, other stars join campaign against assault
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The White House has enlisted Hollywood stars including Jon Hamm of "Mad Men" and Connie Britton of "Nashville" to help fight campus sexual assault.... 9/19/2014 2:11 PM

Judge to hear objections to Hopkins settlement
BALTIMORE (AP) -- A Baltimore judge was set to hear objections Friday to a preliminary $190 million dollar settlement between Johns Hopkins Hospital System and more than 8,000 patients of a gynecologist who used tiny cameras to secretly photograph women and girls during examinations.... 9/19/2014 8:52 AM

Utah doctor to be sentenced for killing wife
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- A doctor who was convicted of murder after his wife was found drugged and dead in the bathtub of their Utah home will be sentenced Friday in the case that became a true-crime, cable TV obsession.... 9/19/2014 5:57 AM

Alibaba poised to surge on the NYSE
NEW YORK (AP) -- Chinese e-commerce powerhouse Alibaba will say "open sesame" to the New York Stock Exchange on Friday, as its shares begin trading in a highly anticipated debut that could raise up to $25 billion.... 9/19/2014 4:15 AM

Options for protection come with flu season
WASHINGTON (AP) -- It's time for flu vaccine again and while it's important for the whole family, this year health officials have some different advice for different ages: Certain kids should opt for the ouchless nasal spray. Seniors, expect to get a new kind of pneumonia shot along with that flu jab.... 9/19/2014 7:49 AM