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Ohio County Pays Families After Wrong Child Cremated

Ohio County Pays Families After Wrong Child Cremated

An Ohio county will pay more than $68,000 to families whose dead children got mixed up by the morgue, resulting in the wrong one being cremated.

Mortgage exec on trial; accused in $2B scheme

Mortgage exec on trial; accused in $2B scheme

The one-time chairman and majority owner of what was once one of the country's largest privately held mortgage lenders is on trial in a fraud scheme prosecutors say was worth nearly $2 billion.

Lawsuit Charges JPMorgan Suspected But Ignored Madoff Fraud

Lawsuit Charges JPMorgan Suspected But Ignored Madoff Fraud

Bernie Madoff was not a criminal mastermind who single-handedly made fools of the world's sophisticated investors.

Ala. student bitten by snake during P.E. class

Ala. student bitten by snake during P.E. class

A high school freshman in Alabama was taken to a hospital after being bitten by a snake during an outdoor physical education class.

Brazil-bound jet makes emergency landing in Dallas

Brazil-bound jet makes emergency landing in Dallas

A spokesman for the Federal Aviation Administration says an American Airlines jet has made an emergency landing in Dallas shortly after takeoff when one of its engines and its landing gear caught fire.

Calif. woman charged in body parts barrel case

Calif. woman charged in body parts barrel case

A woman was charged with murder Tuesday, days after a man's body parts were found in a foul-smelling trash can she was spotted pushing down the street.

Tsunami center widens warning to include Hawaii

Tsunami center widens warning to include Hawaii

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center in Hawaii has widened its tsunami warning to include Hawaii and the rest of the Pacific Ocean.

Protesters condemn fatal SF transit shooting

Protesters condemn fatal SF transit shooting

Three train stations were closed down during San Francisco's evening commute as an estimated 100 people condemned the fatal shooting last week of a man by transit police.

Kennedy’s Retirement Could Threaten Efforts to End Partisan Gerrymandering

Kennedy’s Retirement Could Threaten Efforts to End Partisan Gerrymandering

The war against partisan gerrymanders seemed poised for victory. Then Justice Anthony M. Kennedy retired.

Texas man freed after DNA evidence clears him

Texas man freed after DNA evidence clears him

A Dallas man who spent 27 years in prison for aggravated sexual assault is free after being cleared by DNA evidence.

No one hurt in a not-quite-miracle on the Hudson

No one hurt in a not-quite-miracle on the Hudson

A commuter ferry that was among the first to respond to the plane splashdown in the Hudson River two years ago had to be rescued itself Wednesday morning when an engine began emitting dark smoke...

Sheriff's Office: 2 Oklahoma Teens Found Safe

Sheriff's Office: 2 Oklahoma Teens Found Safe

The Logan County Sheriff's Office said Sunday that two teens who vanished the night before have been found safe.

Iowa zoo owner recovering from tiger attack

Iowa zoo owner recovering from tiger attack

The owner of an Iowa zoo is expected to recover from injuries suffered during a tiger attack.

Woman Allegedly Bashes Boyfriend With Cooking Pot After He Fails to Buy Her Mother's Day Gift

Woman Allegedly Bashes Boyfriend With Cooking Pot After He Fails to Buy Her Mother's Day Gift

A New York mom allegedly whacked her baby daddy over the head with a cooking pot because she was furious that he did not buy her a Mother's Day gift, the New York Post reported Monday.

Apartment Fire Forces Mom to Throw Child from Balcony

Apartment Fire Forces Mom to Throw Child from Balcony

An early-morning apartment fire in Arlington forced some people to jump from their balconies and one terrified mother to throw her frightened toddler into the arms of her husband waiting below.

NJ man arrested in stolen Picasso drawing

NJ man arrested in stolen Picasso drawing

A New Jersey man is being held on suspicion of stealing a valuable Picasso drawing from a San Francisco art gallery.


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