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Facebook message leads to warrant in years-old rape claim

Jun. 29, 2021 20:42 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — While she pleaded for prosecutors to take up her college rape complaint, Shannon Keeler studied in Spain, won a national championship in lacrosse, earned a bachelor's degree and fell in love. All the while, she gathered evidence from the freshman...

‘So I raped you.’ Facebook message renews fight for justice

May. 17, 2021 11:28 AM EDT

MOORESTOWN, New Jersey (AP) — Shannon Keeler was enjoying a weekend getaway with her boyfriend last year when she checked her Facebook messages for the first time in ages. A name popped up that stopped her cold. “So I raped you,” the person said in a burst of...

‘So I raped you.’ Facebook message renews fight for justice

May. 17, 2021 11:26 AM EDT

MOORESTOWN, New Jersey (AP) — Shannon Keeler was enjoying a weekend getaway with her boyfriend last year when she checked her Facebook messages for the first time in ages. A name popped up that stopped her cold. “So I raped you,” the person said in a burst of...

Water-loo? Tree takes battlefield prisoner in portable lav

May. 01, 2021 13:07 PM EDT

GETTYSBURG, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a man was rescued after a tree that fell during high winds trapped him inside a portable toilet at Gettysburg National Military Park in south-central Pennsylvania. The Barlow Volunteer Fire Department said on its Facebook page that...

Judge running for high court disavows QAnon conspiracy

Apr. 30, 2021 19:26 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Philadelphia judge running for a seat on Pennsylvania's highest court is disavowing any connection to QAnon, even though she did an interview with supporters of the conspiracy theory who also listed her as a featured speaker at an upcoming gathering. ...

Fire destroys barn used as Civil War field hospital

Apr. 28, 2021 11:52 AM EDT

ELIZABETHTOWN, Pa. (AP) — An early morning fire destroyed a Pennsylvania barn used as a field hospital during the battle of Gettysburg in the Civil War, authorities said. Adams County emergency dispatch records indicate that the Mount Joy Township fire was reported just...