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EXPLAINER: As Arizona election 'audit' ends, new ones begin

Sep. 25, 2021 10:56 AM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The most closely watched attempt by Republicans to examine the 2020 presidential election in a battleground state lost by former President Donald Trump is coming to an embarrassing end in Arizona, but their efforts are cranking up elsewhere. The...

Police: DNA helps solve 1977 slaying of Oregon teens

Sep. 24, 2021 19:22 PM EDT

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say DNA technology has allowed them to solve the 1977 slayings of two teens in Oregon. The culprit, the Lane County Sheriff's office said Thursday, was a man who killed himself in Arizona earlier this year. KOIN...

Pennsylvania prosecutor sues to block GOP election subpoena

Sep. 23, 2021 21:31 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania’s attorney general sued Thursday to block a Republican-approved subpoena to state election officials in what Republicans call a “forensic investigation” of last year’s presidential election, spurred on by former President Donald Trump’s baseless...

Pennsylvania Democrats sue over GOP election 'investigation'

Sep. 17, 2021 20:43 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Democrats in Pennsylvania's state Senate sued Friday evening in a state court to block a Republican-approved subpoena seeking voter information and to put a stop to what Republicans call a “forensic investigation” of last year’s presidential election. ...

Police: Slain teen identified 45 years after body found

Sep. 16, 2021 15:37 PM EDT

WOODLAWN, Md. (AP) — After almost 45 years to the day that police found her body dumped near a cemetery, Baltimore County Police said Wednesday detectives identified a girl known as “Woodlawn Jane Doe” thanks to new DNA testing. The young woman — who turned out to...

GOP lawmakers vote for subpoena seeking voter information

Sep. 15, 2021 15:34 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Republicans in the Pennsylvania Senate prepared Wednesday to test how far they can go in pursuing what the GOP calls a “forensic investigation” of last year’s presidential election, as Democrats accused them of helping perpetuate the “big lie” of baseless...

In election fraud quest, GOP seeks details on who voted

Sep. 14, 2021 18:37 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Republicans in Pennsylvania’s Senate pursuing what they call a “forensic investigation” of last year’s presidential election said Tuesday they plan to subpoena records that detail who voted, including their driver’s license number and the last four digits of...

State's fastest-growing company manages COVID ups and downs

Sep. 11, 2021 01:09 AM EDT

VERONA, Wis. (AP) — The recognition of being the fastest-growing company in Wisconsin will be fleeting for Randy Nagy. Gentueri, a company he founded in 2012, saw its sales in 2020 grow by an astounding 3,688% to $6.3 million as sales of swabs and testing kits for...

Republicans start election 'investigation' in Pennsylvania

Sep. 09, 2021 18:19 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Republicans in Pennsylvania's state Senate held their first hearing Thursday in what they call a “forensic investigation” into last year's presidential election, an underwhelming affair that Democrats nevertheless say is an extension of a national campaign to...

Police investigate after crew find body in crashed car

Sep. 08, 2021 17:37 PM EDT

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A person was found dead with a car that crashed in a wooded area, but Delaware State Police said it’s not clear when that crash happened. An excavating crew working near the intersection of state Route 48 and Hercules Road in the Wilmington...