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Hundreds of Everest climbers begin to return from summit

May. 18, 2022 01:42 AM EDT

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Hundreds of climbers who scaled Mount Everest over the last few days taking advantage of favorable weather conditions have begun to return safely down the mountain. Among them are climbers who set records on the world's highest peak, including the first...

'From crisis to death': Probing teen's last, desperate hours

May. 13, 2022 11:39 AM EDT

MISSION, Kan. (AP) — “Y’all here to protect me,” the youth asked the officers, beseechingly. “Right?” The 17-year-old’s foster father, unable to deal with a teen who seemed to be in the throes of schizophrenia, had called Wichita police. When they arrived, Cedric...

Ex-Jackson County jail officer sentenced for taking bribes

Apr. 12, 2022 15:44 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A former corrections officer at the Jackson County Detention Center was sentenced Tuesday to 14 months in federal prison for taking bribes to smuggle illegal drugs to inmates. Daniel Coach, 27, was also ordered to repay $3,631 in bribes he took between March...

Ohio prisons ramping up fight against flow of contraband

Apr. 12, 2022 07:45 AM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — From X-ray body scanners to anti-drone technology, the state is ramping up efforts to keep contraband out of Ohio prisons as drugs and other illicit goods flood inside, even when visitation was curbed during the pandemic. The anti-contraband measures are aimed...