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Wisconsin teen charged with killing infant daughter in woods

Jan. 15, 2021 9:47 AM EST

MONROE, Wis. (AP) — A 16-year-old boy has admitted fatally shooting his newborn daughter and leaving her body inside a fallen tree in the woods in southern Wisconsin, according to prosecutors. Logan Kruckenburg-Anderson, of Albany, is charged as an adult with first-degree intentional homicide and hiding a...

A bus in New York City which careened off a road in the Bronx neighborhood of New York is left dangling from an overpass Friday, Jan. 15, 2021, after a crash late Thursday that left the driver in serious condition, police said. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)

Bus dramatically plunges off bridge; driver, passengers hurt

Jan. 15, 2021 9:23 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — An articulated bus dramatically plunged off a bridge in New York City late Thursday, leaving its front half hanging over a highway ramp, its fall broken only by the road below. The driver was seriously injured in the crash just after 11 p.m. near an interchange of the Cross Bronx and Major...

Humane Society: 97 cats survive house fire; some injured

Jan. 15, 2021 8:16 AM EST

PERINTON, N.Y. (AP) — Nearly 100 cats have survived a house fire in a town outside Rochester, New York, according to an animal protection group. The Lollypop Farm shelter had been told as many as 70 cats lived in the Perinton home when it caught fire. But its workers had rescued 97 cats as of late...

President-elect Joe Biden speaks about the COVID-19 pandemic during an event at The Queen theater, Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021, in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Biden picks familiar faces for top roles at FEMA, CIA

Jan. 15, 2021 7:52 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden is nominating New York emergency department commissioner Deanne Criswell to serve as the Federal Emergency Management Agency administrator and has tapped former CIA deputy director David Cohen to return to the agency in the same role he served during the Obama...

Virginia center Francisco Caffaro (22) goes up with the ball as Notre Dame's Juwan Durham (11) defends during an NCAA college basketball game  Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021, in Charlottesville, Va. (Erin Edgerton/The Daily Progress via AP, Pool)

No. 12 Clemson aims to end 10-game slide vs No. 18 Virginia

Jan. 15, 2021 4:00 AM EST

A look at the upcoming week around the Atlantic Coast Conference: GAME OF THE WEEKEND No. 18 Virginia (8-2, 4-0) at No. 12 Clemson (9-1, 3-1). Two of the ACC’s five ranked schools clash, with both riding four-game winning streaks. However, Clemson is eager to get back in action after games at Syracuse on...

FILE - San Francisco 49ers defensive coordinator Robert Saleh is shown during an NFL football game against Arizona Cardinals, in Santa Clara, Calif., in this Sept. 13, 2020, file photo. The search for a new coach continues for the New York Jets after they completed an in-person interview with San Francisco 49ers defensive coordinator Robert Saleh on Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021, without apparently reaching a deal.(AP Photo/Tony Avelar, File)

Jets hire 49ers defensive coordinator Robert Saleh as coach

Jan. 15, 2021 1:33 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Jets were searching for a leader, someone who could bring a frustrated, playoff-starved franchise back to respectability. They think they found their guy in Robert Saleh. The Jets reached an agreement in principle with the popular and energetic San Francisco 49ers defensive...

In this Jan. 12, 2021, photo, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., speaks to reporters during a news conference in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

Fate of Biden agenda rests with Schumer in 50-50 Senate

Jan. 15, 2021 1:23 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Chuck Schumer is used to drinking from a firehose. But the incoming Senate majority leader has never taken on such a torrent of challenges, with the opening days of both the Biden administration and Democratic control of the Senate coming at the very moment an impeachment trial gets...

FILE - This file photo from Wednesday Jan. 6, 2021, shows Trump supporters swarming the Capitol, as Congress prepares to affirm President-elect Joe Biden's victory. A little used Civil War-era statute that outlaws waging war against the United States is getting a fresh look after the attacks on the Capitol. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)

Rare sedition charge gains interest after Capitol attack

Jan. 15, 2021 1:05 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A Civil War-era sedition law being dusted off for potential use in the mob attack on the U.S. Capitol was last successfully deployed a quarter-century ago in the prosecution of Islamic militants who plotted to bomb New York City landmarks. An Egyptian cleric, Sheikh Omar Abdel-Rahman, and...

New York Rangers goalie Igor Shesterkin makes a save against New York Islanders' Mathew Barzal during the third period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021, in New York. (Bruce Bennett/Pool Photo via AP)

Islanders beat Rangers 4-0 in 1st of 8 games between rivals

Jan. 15, 2021 12:51 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Anders Lee finished with two goals and joined Brock Nelson and Mathew Barzal with first-period goals as the New York Islanders beat the New York Rangers 4-0 at Madison Square Garden on Thursday night. Semyon Varlamov stopped 24 shots for his 28th career shutout and third with the Islanders....

Carolina Hurricanes center Ryan Dzingel celebrates his goal against the Detroit Red Wings in the third period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021, in Detroit. Carolina won 3-0. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Hurricanes open with 3-0 win over rebuilding Red Wings

Jan. 14, 2021 11:19 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Nino Niederreiter scored early in the first period and Petr Mrazek had to make just 14 saves for a shutout, helping the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Detroit Red Wings 3-0 Thursday night in the season opener for both teams. “It felt great being back on the ice," Niederreiter said....