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  • Lawsuit: Dentist ran 'house of horrors,' mistreated children
    Associated Press | May 22, 2015 10:32 am
    A Florida children's dentist ran a "house of horrors" and performed unneeded tooth extractions and surgical procedures without anesthetic, multiple patients have charged in a lawsuit as state officials investigate whether to shut him down.
  • Lawsuit: Dentist ran 'house of horrors,' mistreated children
    Associated Press | May 22, 2015 10:32 am
    Multiple parents say in a lawsuit that a Florida children's dentist ran a "house of horrors" and performed unneeded tooth extractions and surgical procedures without anesthetic.
  • Correction: Obit-Bruce Lundvall story
    Associated Press | May 22, 2015 10:24 am
    In a story May 20 about the death of jazz recording executive Bruce Lundvall, The Associated Press erroneously reported that Lundvall failed to regain consciousness after surgery. In fact, he regained consciousness prior to his death. The story also inaccurately stated Lundvali left Blue Note Records in 2010. Rather, he remained with the label as chairman emeritus.
  • Father of Santa Barbara shooting victim wants gun reforms
    Associated Press | May 22, 2015 10:24 am
    Richard Martinez thinks of his son every day, and with those thoughts come the constant reminder of a young life cut tragically short by another man with a gun.
  • Man competent for trial in hammer deaths of dad, 87, mom, 85
    Associated Press | May 22, 2015 10:24 am
    A suburban Detroit man with a history of mental illness who is accused of beating his 87-year-old father and 85-year-old mother to death with a hammer has been found competent to stand trial in their slayings.
  • AP National News Calendar
    Associated Press | May 22, 2015 10:20 am
    Congress on break until the week of June 1.
  • 2 California men arrested in helping terrorism group
    Associated Press | May 22, 2015 10:13 am
    The FBI says two Southern California men have been arrested on suspicion of conspiring to provide material support to a terrorism organization.
  • Gay couple has adoption vacated now that they can marry
    Associated Press | May 22, 2015 10:12 am
    two years his junior -- as his son. The move reduced their inheritance tax liability and gave them hospital visitation and other legal rights then unavailable to same-sex couples.
  • Georgia trooper shoots traveler after I-75 speeding stop
    Associated Press | May 22, 2015 10:12 am
    Authorities say a Georgia State Patrol trooper shot a traveler on the shoulder of Interstate 75 in a confrontation during a traffic stop.
  • Armed woman in her 70s arrested after 22-hour standoff
    Associated Press | May 22, 2015 10:01 am
    Authorities have arrested an armed woman who had barricaded herself at a Southern California mobile home park for most of a day and shot at a police robot.
  • Drew Peterson granted trial delay in murder-for-hire case
    Associated Press | May 22, 2015 10:00 am
    A southern Illinois judge has granted Drew Peterson's request to delay his trial on charges that the former suburban Chicago police sergeant plotted to kill the prosecutor who helped convict him in his third wife's death.
  • Cruise ship that ran aground near Bermuda returns to Boston
    Associated Press | May 22, 2015 10:00 am
    Passengers on a cruise ship that ran aground on a reef near Bermuda during a seven-day vacation shrugged their shoulders and said the mishap was no big deal as they disembarked Friday.
  • California man charged with murder in crash that killed 2
    Associated Press | May 22, 2015 9:56 am
    A San Francisco Bay Area man has been charged with two counts of murder in a vehicle crash into an apartment complex that killed a woman and her toddler daughter.
  • Drought-ridden California faces decision on new water cuts
    Associated Press | May 22, 2015 9:55 am
    Farmers along the river delta at the heart of California agriculture expected to get an answer Friday on their surprise offer to give up a quarter of their water this year in exchange for being spared deeper mandatory cutbacks as California responds to the worsening drought.
  • Illinois mom takes son's place at graduation after he dies
    Associated Press | May 22, 2015 9:55 am
    The mother of a suburban Chicago teenager killed in a drunken-driving crash less than a week before his graduation took his place at the ceremony, wearing his cap and gown.