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Pig-headed pig's escapades cause owner to face citations

Sep. 13, 2019 1:18 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — This little piggy should have stayed home. The State reports that for the fourth time, Leroy - a Vietnamese pot-bellied pig - wandered over to Brennan Elementary School in Columbia, South Carolina, leading officials to slap Mcgregor Wallace with citations for owning a pig within city...

Police: Biker mag 'fiction' leads to charges in 1972 killing

Sep. 7, 2019 12:46 AM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — An Ohio prison inmate's writing published in biker magazines was cited by police in charging him with the shooting death of a motorist found along the Pennsylvania Turnpike in 1972, police said Friday. Larry Joseph Via, 75, was charged with criminal homicide and robbery in the death...

Country musician Bentley fined for illegal Colorado fishing

Sep. 3, 2019 8:36 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Country music star Dierks Bentley has been fined $139.50 for fishing without a license after Colorado concertgoers reported him to state officials. The Denver Post reported Monday that Bentley and fellow country star Luke Bryan talked on stage about fishing during a festival in Buena Vista....

Report: Chaos, rising temps at nursing home where 12 died

Aug. 27, 2019 5:47 PM EDT

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (AP) — A Florida nursing home descended into chaos as its temperatures rose after Hurricane Irma knocked out its air conditioning in 2017, leading to the deaths of 12 people and the arrest this week of an administrator and three nurses on manslaughter charges, according to a report cited by...

Air traveler accused of punching pilot at Vegas airport gate

Aug. 21, 2019 7:55 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities say an air traveler was detained by Las Vegas police after he punched an airline pilot at a McCarran International Airport gate where crew members determined he was too intoxicated to board a flight. Las Vegas police Officer Alejandra Zambrano says the pilot refused medical...

Huskers overrule parking penalty against governor's vehicle

Aug. 14, 2019 2:42 PM EDT

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The University of Nebraska's parking referees have thrown a flag after spotting Gov. Pete Ricketts' official vehicle illegally parked outside the Cornhuskers' football practice facility. But after further review, the penalty called Wednesday for parking in a reserved area was...

Police: Kentucky man cracked 8-year-old's head, raped her

Aug. 12, 2019 1:57 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Police say a Kentucky man ruled mentally incompetent in a sexual assault has now raped and robbed an 8-year-old girl whose skull he fractured with a shovel. News outlets report 29-year-old Cane L. Madden was arrested Saturday on charges of first-degree rape, assault and robbery. A...

APNewsBreak: Inspection finds persistent problems at jail

Jul. 25, 2019 9:08 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — A state inspection of a troubled county jail in Cleveland in early July found that problems with medical care, sanitation and inmate lockdowns persist months after they were first cited in federal and state inspections, according to a memo obtained by The Associated Press. Officials from...