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  • Cleanup plan approved for asbestos-contaminated Montana town
    Associated Press | February 08, 2016 1:24 pm
    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency granted final approval on Monday to a costly cleanup program for a Montana community where health officials say hundreds of people have been killed by asbestos poisoning.
  • No new trial for priest convicted of sex tourism with boys
    Associated Press | February 08, 2016 1:24 pm
    A priest who was convicted of having sex with poor street children during missionary trips to Honduras and said federal prosecutors wrongly withheld evidence in his case won't get a new trial, a judge ruled.
  • DOJ agreement could cost Ferguson $3.7 million in first year
    Associated Press | February 08, 2016 1:20 pm
    Ferguson's cost of implementing reforms spelled out in a consent agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice could approach $4 million in the first year alone, according to new estimates that further raise questions about whether the community can afford it.
  • The Latest: 30 of 70 on bus that crashed in snow were hurt
    Associated Press | February 08, 2016 1:08 pm
    The Latest on the snowstorm that's moving into the Northeast (all times local):
  • Emotional NYC officer testifies on fatal stairwell shooting
    Associated Press | February 08, 2016 1:00 pm
    When rookie police Officer Peter Liang fired his gun in a pitch-dark public housing stairwell, he at first thought he had hurt nothing but his career. Then he went looking for the bullet and heard someone crying.
  • Flavor Flav pleads no contest to DUI charge in Las Vegas
    Associated Press | February 08, 2016 1:00 pm
    The entertainer Flavor Flav pleaded no contest Monday to misdemeanor driving under the influence in Las Vegas, marking the second plea in two weeks involving similar charges in Nevada.
  • Despite defeat, NYC mayor vows to revive horse carriage deal
    Associated Press | February 08, 2016 1:00 pm
    New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is insisting that will he try to revive a plan to limit carriage horses.
  • North Carolina seeks delay to fix 2 congressional districts
    Associated Press | February 08, 2016 12:56 pm
    North Carolina state attorneys have asked a federal court to delay its order directing legislators draw new congressional districts by the end of next week.
  • Photography business set up under Casey Anthony's name
    Associated Press | February 08, 2016 12:44 pm
    A photography business has been set up in South Florida under Casey Anthony's name, and an address listed for the business belongs to a private investigator with ties to the mother acquitted of killing her 2-year-old daughter.
  • Cruise ship that sailed in storm headed back to home port
    Associated Press | February 08, 2016 12:44 pm
    A Royal Caribbean cruise ship ran into high winds and rough seas in the Atlantic Ocean on Sunday, forcing frightened passengers into their cabins overnight as their belongings flew about, waves rose as high as 30 feet, and winds howled outside. The cruise line says that although no one was injured and the ship suffered only minor damage, it's turning around and sailing back to its home port in New Jersey.
  • Man who walked miles to work settles into new life
    Associated Press | February 08, 2016 12:40 pm
    A Detroit-area man who had said he walked 21 miles a day to and from work is finding life is much easier about a year after receiving a new car and a windfall of donations, but the downside to that generosity is that he has put on weight.
  • Providence says goodbye to colorful ex-Mayor Buddy Cianci
    Associated Press | February 08, 2016 12:32 pm
    Providence said goodbye on Monday to former Mayor Buddy Cianci, the wisecracking king of one-liners who led the city during a turbulent and troubled six terms.
  • Police: 2 guns in Miss shooting that killed 2, wounded 4
    Associated Press | February 08, 2016 12:28 pm
  • Greyhound Lines resolves alleged ADA violations
    Associated Press | February 08, 2016 12:20 pm
    Greyhound Lines has agreed to pay $300,000 to certain bus passengers and a $75,000 civil penalty to resolve allegations that it repeatedly violated the Americans with Disabilities Act.
  • NYC man gets prison for subway hammer attacks
    Associated Press | February 08, 2016 11:56 am
    A mugger who hit two New York City subway riders on the head with a hammer has been sentenced to 12 years in prison.