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Russia outraged by case of sisters who killed abusive father

Jul. 5, 2019 1:19 PM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — One evening last summer, Mikhail Khachaturyan decided that his living room wasn't tidy enough, so he summoned his three teenage daughters one by one and doused each with pepper spray. Such violence and abuse was not unusual in the Khachaturyan household, according to court records. But Maria,...

Teen pleads guilty to violence threats at Missouri schools

Jun. 11, 2019 1:36 PM EDT

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) — A 17-year-old has pleaded guilty to threatening to commit mass shootings at several schools in northwest Missouri. Andrew Lemon on Tuesday pleaded guilty to making a terrorist threat. The St. Joseph News-Press reports Lemon admitted that on April 28 he sent messages to five friends...

Brother's death steered Kim Goldman toward life of service

Jun. 10, 2019 2:58 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ron Goldman was not just Kim Goldman's big brother. He was her hero and protector, the guy who pulled a terrified teenager from a devastating car wreck 34 years ago and rode to the hospital in the ambulance with her. The person every guy had to go through if they wanted to ask her on a...

APNewsBreak: Iowa aide fired after reporting opioid scheme

May. 24, 2019 11:30 AM EDT

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A secretary at Iowa's school for juvenile offenders has been fired after using her job to purchase pain pills from a former student who later demanded monthly payments to keep quiet about the transaction, records show. Kelly Reed lost her 19-year position at the State Training School...