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Idaho's newest federal magistrate judge sworn in to office

Jun. 11, 2021 15:50 PM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho's newest federal magistrate judge, Raymond Patricco Jr., was sworn in during a brief ceremony Friday morning at the federal courthouse in Boise. A more formal swearing-in ceremony with “pomp and circumstance” will be held at a later date,...

Joe West breaks umpiring record with 5,376th game

May. 26, 2021 03:01 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — No arguing this: Cowboy Joe is No. 1 on the chart. Joe West set baseball's umpiring record when the Chicago White Sox beat the St. Louis Cardinals 8-3 on Tuesday night. West was behind the plate for his 5,376th regular-season game, snapping a tie with...

1 arrested in connection with Hitler stickers in Bristol

May. 13, 2021 16:10 PM EDT

BRISTOL, R.I. (AP) — Police in Bristol announced an arrest Thursday in connection with the posting of stickers bearing an image of Adolf Hitler in town last month. Chase Gilroy, 26, of Warwick, turned himself in after an arrest warrant was issued, Police Chief Kevin...

Tawny Kitaen, star of '80s rock music videos, dies at 59

May. 08, 2021 17:57 PM EDT

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Tawny Kitaen, the sultry red-haired actress who appeared in rock music videos during the heyday of MTV and starred opposite Tom Hanks in the 1984 comedy “Bachelor Party,” has died. She was 59. The Orange County coroner’s office said...

Vigil planned in Bristol in response to Nazi-themed stickers

May. 01, 2021 11:12 AM EDT

BRISTOL, R.I. (AP) — A peace vigil is planned in Bristol this weekend in response to the discovery of stickers in town this week that included images of Adolf Hitler. The vigil will be at 7 p.m. Saturday in Independence Park, according to Mel Bynum, a Bristol resident...

VIRUS DIARY: From red carpets to empty streets, and back

Apr. 29, 2021 13:44 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — On the last normal night in Hollywood, there was one couple wearing masks. It was novel enough that I shot a photo of them. I had no idea they would soon be all of us. It was March 9, 2020, and the premiere of Disney’s live-action “Mulan”...

Rhode Island police investigate racist stickers

Apr. 27, 2021 16:23 PM EDT

BRISTOL, R.I. (AP) — Police in Bristol, Rhode Island said Tuesday they are investigating the discovery of several Nazi-themed stickers in town and have asked the civil rights unit of the Rhode Island Attorney General’s Office to review the case as a possible hate crime. ...

Today in History

Apr. 11, 2021 00:12 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Sunday, April 11, the 101st day of 2021. There are 264 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On April 11, 1945, during World War II, American soldiers liberated the Nazi concentration...

Today in History

Mar. 27, 2021 00:06 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Saturday, March 27, the 86th day of 2021. There are 279 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On March 27, 1964, Alaska was hit by a magnitude 9.2 earthquake (the strongest on record...