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Los Angeles man guilty in 10 'Grim Sleeper' serial killings
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A former Los Angeles trash collector was convicted Thursday of 10 counts of murder in the "Grim Sleeper" serial killings that targeted poor, young black women over two decades.... 5/5/2016 10:41 PM

Community questions delay in Amber Alert for Navajo girl
Several hours after a stranger abducted an 11-year-old Navajo girl as she played near her home, few outside the reservation knew she was missing.... 5/5/2016 11:40 PM

Man convicted of killing 3 women, wrapping bodies in bags
CLEVELAND (AP) -- A convicted sex offender was found guilty Thursday of the murder of three women whose bodies were found wrapped in garbage bags in a case that raised fears that another serial killer was hunting for victims in the Cleveland area.... 5/5/2016 9:16 PM

NC college system's federal funds in crosshairs of LGBT law
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- North Carolina's prized public universities could be the biggest losers as state leaders defend a new law limiting the rights of LGBT people.... 5/5/2016 10:55 PM

Convicted child molester Sandusky gets appeals hearing
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania judge on Thursday gave convicted child molester Jerry Sandusky a hearing later this month to prove his claims that prosecutors lied, withheld evidence and leaked secret grand jury information to find additional victims.... 5/5/2016 8:30 PM

Pall of sex abuse investigations hangs over alumni weekends
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -- Between cocktails, campus tours and squash games, alumni visiting St. George's School for their annual reunion weekend will find something different this year: discussions about what has unfolded at the elite boarding school since December, when leaders acknowledged dozens of students were sexually abused in the past.... 5/5/2016 6:37 PM

Cops seek killer of man who washed ashore in 'cement shoes'
NEW YORK (AP) -- The victim washed ashore in Brooklyn, his body wrapped in plastic garbage bags, his head and hands covered in duct tape and his feet submerged in concrete - fitted with a pair of fabled "cement shoes."... 5/5/2016 5:54 PM

State's attorney asks to step aside from Chicago police case
CHICAGO (AP) -- Cook County's embattled state's attorney asked a judge Thursday to appoint a special prosecutor to take over the case against a white Chicago police officer she didn't charge until more than a year after he shot a black teenager 16 times.... 5/5/2016 7:10 PM

Education cuts prompt revolt, despair in Oklahoma
TULSA, Okla. (AP) -- Oklahoma is accustomed to being at the back of the class in funding for public education: It ranks 48th among the 50 states plus the District of Columbia in teacher pay and 49th in spending per student.... 5/5/2016 5:14 PM

Officials look into hazardous materials in Houston fire
HOUSTON (AP) -- A large blaze at a warehouse complex in Houston on Thursday caused explosions, prompted fears that hazardous materials had been released in the air and forced the evacuation of hundreds of students from a nearby elementary school.... 5/5/2016 11:07 PM

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