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Ex-officer who aided abduction of man found dead gets prisonA former Massachusetts police officer whose badge, gun holster and handcuffs were used by two men who kidnapped another man later found dead has been sentenced to up to nine years in prison
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Police and emergency personnel respond to a hazardous materials situation that blocked off roads and closed schools in Beach Park, Ill., on Thursday, April 25, 2019, (Joe Shuman/Chicago Tribune via AP)
Ammonia leak sends 37 to hospitals in Chicago suburbOfficials say plumes of a toxic gas that leaked in a northern Chicago suburb sent at least 37 people to hospitals and prompted an order for residents to stay locked inside their homes with windows shut tight
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Some horse advocates buck at new plan to save wild mustangsAn agreement between animal welfare groups and ranching interests to save wild mustangs from slaughter has opened a split among horse advocates
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The Latest: 37 people hospitalized after Chicago-area leakAuthorities say 37 people have been hospitalized due to an ammonia leak in a Chicago suburb
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Federal Bureau of Investigation, and  Internal Revenue Service agents search the home of Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh in Baltimore, MD., Thursday, April 25, 2019. Agents with the FBI and IRS are gathering evidence inside the two homes of Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh and in City Hall. (Jerry Jackson/Baltimore Sun via AP)
FBI, IRS agents search Baltimore mayor's homes, City HallAgents with the FBI and IRS are gathering evidence inside the two homes of Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh and in City Hall
The Associated Press45 minutes ago
FILE - In this June 2, 2017, file photo, former Penn State President Graham Spanier departs after his sentencing hearing at the Dauphin County Courthouse in Harrisburg, Pa. A federal judge will consider ex-Penn State president Graham Spanier's argument that his conviction should be thrown out, a week before he's due to report to jail. The hearing Thursday, April 25, 2019, concerns Spanier's argument he was wrongly convicted in Pennsylvania state court for mishandling a 2001 complaint about Jerry Sandusky under a version of the law that wasn't in place at that time. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
Penn State ex-president asks US court to overturn convictionFormer Penn State President Graham Spanier is asking a federal magistrate judge to overturn his conviction, less than a week before he is scheduled to start serving two months in jail
The Associated Press51 minutes ago
Leevell Peoples says her son, Army veteran Isaiah Peoples, experienced post-traumatic stress disorder after serving in Iraq, during an interview at her home Wednesday, April 24, 2019, in Sacramento, Calif. Isaiah Peoples, 34, was taken into custody by Sunnyvale Police after he allegedly deliberately plowed into a group of people injuring them on Tuesday. Leevell Peoples says her son is a "model citizen" and that the only situation she can imagine could have influenced her son is a bout of post-traumatic stress disorder. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
Veteran held on attempted murder counts after car hits crowdPolice say a California motorist told investigators that he deliberately drove into a crosswalk in a quiet Silicon Valley suburb, hitting seven people and injuring eight, but did not say why
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Mother and son killed in tornado in northern LouisianaLouisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards says two people have been killed by a tornado that tore through the northern city of Ruston
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FILE - In this April 10, 2019, file photo, New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft leaves his seat during an NBA basketball game between the Brooklyn Nets and the Miami Heat, in New York. Attorneys for two Florida massage parlor employees plan to ask a judge to hold police and prosecutors responsible for the possible unauthorized release of video that they say shows New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft paying for sex. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)
Attorneys for Patriots owner set to challenge sex videoAttorneys for New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft are scheduled to ask a judge to throw out video recordings that police say show him twice paying for sex at a Florida massage parlor
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Results of AP-NORC poll on attitudes toward opioid addiction;
AP-NORC Poll: Many blame drug firms for opioid crisisWho's to blame for opioid crisis? Many Americans point to drug manufacturers and drug users
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Moms-to-be teach each other in monthly group prenatal visitsMoms-to-be teach each other in monthly group sessions instead of doctor visits for prenatal care
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In this Wednesday, April 24, 2019 photo, community members in Crystal lake, Ill. hold a vigil in memory of 5-year-old Andrew "AJ" Freund. Authorities searching for the missing Illinois boy who had lived in deplorable conditions dug up his body Wednesday and charged his parents with murder, sadly declaring that the youngster would "no longer have to suffer."  (John Starks/Daily Herald via AP)
Autopsy, court hearing set in case of missing Illinois boyAn Illinois couple is due in court on charges accusing them in the death of their 5-year-old son after a body believed to be his was found wrapped in plastic and buried in a shallow grave
The Associated Press3 hours ago
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