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Tuesday, Jul 28, 2015 - 3:53pm

NY prison worker pleads guilty in escape of 2 killers

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (AP) -- A prison worker who was "in over her head" with two inmates convicted of murder tearfully pleaded guilty Tuesday to charges of aiding them by smuggling hacksaw blades and other tools to the pair, who broke out and spent three weeks on the run....

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Tuesday, Jul 28, 2015 - 3:39pm

Authorities: California teen accused of killing 8-year-old

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) -- A teenage boy lured an 8-year-old girl into his apartment and killed her before hiding her body in a recycling bin at the housing complex where they lived, authorities said Tuesday....

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Tuesday, Jul 28, 2015 - 3:35pm

Jail releases more footage of Sandra Bland before her death

HEMPSTEAD, Texas (AP) -- Texas authorities are releasing more video of Sandra Bland during her three days in jail....

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Tuesday, Jul 28, 2015 - 3:31pm

All New Jersey troopers to get body cameras within a year

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- New Jersey plans to put body cameras on all state troopers who work in the field and is issuing guidelines on how local police forces statewide should use the devices....

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Tuesday, Jul 28, 2015 - 3:13pm

Defense witnesses: Colorado theater shooter still loved

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) -- More friends of James Holmes testified Tuesday about the polite, cheerful, conscientious young man they knew years before he opened fire on the audience in a Colorado movie theater....

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Tuesday, Jul 28, 2015 - 2:55pm

Gay accuser questions Cosby's ability to 'read' sexual cues

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A lawyer for Bill Cosby's first accuser on Tuesday questioned his self-described ability to "read" people's sexual cues given that her client is gay....

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Tuesday, Jul 28, 2015 - 2:48pm

Remains of 4 early colonial leaders discovered at Jamestown

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Archaeologists have uncovered human remains of four of the earliest leaders of the English colony that would become America, buried for more than 400 years near the altar of what was America's first Protestant church in Jamestown, Virginia....

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Tuesday, Jul 28, 2015 - 1:05pm

`I am an American' says man who tried to join Islamic State

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) -- A Georgia man who wrote he was "ready for jihad" before buying a one-way ticket overseas to try joining the Islamic State group was sentenced to federal prison Tuesday after he sobbed to the judge, "I am an American."...

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Tuesday, Jul 28, 2015 - 12:45pm

Ex-prison guard accused of forcing inmates to have sex

ATLANTA (AP) -- A former high-ranking corrections officer at a southeast Georgia women's prison used his position of power to prey on inmates, targeting their vulnerabilities and forcing them to have sex with him, according to investigators....

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Tuesday, Jul 28, 2015 - 11:18am

Teens missing on fishing trip strayed from agreed-upon route

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- Two teens missing at sea had strayed from the agreed-upon boundaries for their fishing trip, the stepfather of one of the boys said Tuesday, as the Coast Guard continued a massive search off Florida's Atlantic coast....

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