Nearly 5-year sentence recommended in terror support case

04/28/2015 07:55 AM PDT
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Federal prosecutors are recommending a prison sentence of four years and nine months for a Virginia woman who lied to investigators about supporting the Islamic State militant group. 
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November trial date set for indicted ex-NY Assembly speaker
04/28/2015 07:50 AM PDT - NEW YORK (AP) — A November trial date has been set for a jury to hear the corruption case brought against former New York state Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver. Full Story

Circus returns to Rhode Island year after hair-hanging fall
04/28/2015 07:39 AM PDT - PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The last time Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus performed in Rhode Island, eight acrobats suspended by their hair plummeted to the ground before a crowd of thousands. Full Story

Judge approves jury trials for medical lawsuits over spill
04/28/2015 06:49 AM PDT - NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal judge has ruled oil spill cleanup workers who sue BP for medical problems that surface later in life have the right to make their case before a jury. Full Story

Texas A&M Galveston professor fails entire class
04/28/2015 06:29 AM PDT - GALVESTON, Texas (AP) — A Texas A&M Galveston professor has failed every student in his strategic management class, berating them via email as a disgrace to the school. Full Story

NY Little Italy museum, Italian-American elder reach deal
04/28/2015 05:29 AM PDT - NEW YORK (AP) — An 85-year-old resident who faced eviction from her apartment in Manhattan's Little Italy has until June 30 to leave under an agreement reached with her landlord — the Italian American Museum. Full Story

Boy found in basement after 11-day search could testify
04/28/2015 05:24 AM PDT - DETROIT (AP) — More testimony is expected at a hearing in the case of a Detroit father and stepmother who are accused of torturing and abusing the man's son who was missing for 11 days before being found in their basement. Full Story

NY sheriff: Killing of 15 loose bison was correct call
04/28/2015 04:35 AM PDT - COEYMANS, N.Y. (AP) — An upstate New York sheriff stands by his decision to have 15 runaway bison shot and killed last week, but he says he should have had his own personnel shoot the animals instead of letting others do it. Full Story

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