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Parole recommended for 1976 California school bus hijacker

Mar. 25, 2022 19:04 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The last of three men convicted of hijacking a school bus full of children and holding them and their driver for $5 million ransom in 1976 was recommended for parole on Friday with the support of two of the victims. Parole commissioners decided Frederick...

Parole recommended for last California inmate who participated in 1976 school bus hijacking

Mar. 25, 2022 16:10 PM EDT
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Parole recommended for last California inmate who participated in 1976 school bus hijacking.

Timeline of NBA in 2000s as league celebrates 75th season

Mar. 22, 2022 11:51 AM EDT

Timeline of the National Basketball Association from its founding as the Basketball Association of America through the 2000s. The timeline includes milestone moments in the league’s history as the NBA celebrates its 75th season: Feb. 12, 2000: Vince Carter’s legendary Slam Dunk...

9/11 victim photo search leads to Michigan school yearbook

Mar. 18, 2022 13:16 PM EDT

ROMULUS, Mich. (AP) — Albert Ogletree was a name represented by an image of an oak leaf at the National September 11 Memorial & Museum in New York until a bit of sleuthing led to a 1966 Michigan high school yearbook. On Tuesday, the museum added Ogletree’s Romulus High School...

Mexican border shootings close US crossing after capo arrest

Mar. 14, 2022 23:19 PM EDT

NUEVO LAREDO, Mexico (AP) — Gunfire and burning vehicles in the Mexican border city of Nuevo Laredo led U.S. officials to close the U.S. consulate there and briefly shut down close border crossings Monday. The gunfire erupted late Sunday after the arrest of a leader of one faction...