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Feds: Retailer broke law by selling rifle in Texas attack

Oct. 17, 2019 3:42 PM EDT

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — A sporting goods retailer violated the law by selling an AR-15-style rifle and large capacity magazine to a man who later used them to kill more than two dozen worshippers at a Texas church, federal prosecutors said in a court filing. Devin Patrick Kelley presented a Colorado driver's...

Patty Hearst prosecutor who later became judge dies at 97

Oct. 3, 2019 8:38 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Samuel Mayerson, the prosecutor who took newspaper heiress Patricia Hearst to court for shooting up a Southern California sporting goods store in 1974 _ and then successfully argued for probation, not prison, for the kidnap victim-turned terrorist _ has died at age 97. Mayerson, who...

US stock indexes end mixed ahead of Fed chairman speech

Aug. 22, 2019 5:14 PM EDT

A wobbly day on Wall Street left stock indexes mostly lower Thursday as investors turned cautious ahead of a widely anticipated speech by the Federal Reserve chairman. Losses by health care, technology and energy companies, among other sectors, outweighed gains by banks, consumer goods makers and elsewhere in the...