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Trial of 2 underway in 2015 murder of 9-year-old Chicago boy

Sep. 17, 2019 10:14 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The trial of two men charged with first-degree murder in the 2015 slaying of a 9-year-old Chicago boy got underway Tuesday with a prosecutor noting the victim brought a basketball to a park while his alleged killers "brought guns." Dwright Boone-Doty and Corey Morgan are charged with...

Navy SEAL acquitted of murder sues his former lawyers

Sep. 17, 2019 6:34 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A Navy SEAL who was acquitted of murder by a military jury in July has filed a lawsuit against two defense lawyers and a nonprofit legal defense group — who he had parted ways with on the high-profile case before the trial. Edward Gallagher said in a complaint filed in federal court...

Acquitted Navy SEAL sues ex-lawyers, legal nonprofit

Sep. 14, 2019 6:44 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A Navy SEAL acquitted in a war crimes trial has sued two of his former attorneys and a military legal defense nonprofit. The San Diego Union-Tribune says the lawsuit filed Friday in Texas by Petty Officer 1st Class Edward Gallagher claims his case was not defended properly. The filing says...

In era of legal pot, can police search cars based on odor?

Sep. 13, 2019 10:49 AM EDT

Sniff and search is no longer the default for police in some of the 33 states that have legalized marijuana. Traditionally, an officer could use the merest whiff of weed to justify a warrantless vehicle search, and whatever turned up — pot, other kinds of illegal drugs, something else the motorist wasn't...

Oklahoma State announces ceremony to honor Pickens

Sep. 13, 2019 9:12 AM EDT

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — A public memorial is planned at Oklahoma State University to honor the late T. Boone Pickens, who donated hundreds of millions of dollars to his alma mater during his lifetime. Pickens died Wednesday in Dallas at age 91. OSU says the university will honor Pickens on Sept. 25 at...

The Latest: Dignitaries pay tribute to tycoon Pickens

Sep. 11, 2019 6:57 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Latest on the death of oil tycoon T. Boone Pickens: (all times local): 6 p.m. Dignitaries ranging from former President George W. Bush to Oklahoma State football coach Mike Gundy are paying tribute to legendary oil tycoon T. Boone Pickens. The Oklahoma native died Wednesday at his...

School district working to recover from ransomware attack

Sep. 10, 2019 5:33 PM EDT

SOUDERTON, Pa. (AP) — A suburban Philadelphia school district says it is working to recover from a ransomware attack over the Labor Day weekend. The Souderton Area School District says the attack is still causing some disruptions to the technology systems in the district about 30 miles (48 kilometers)...

The top 10 audiobooks on Audible.com

Sep. 10, 2019 3:04 PM EDT

Audible.com best-sellers for week ending September 6: Fiction: 1. The Sisters by Dervla McTiernan, narrated by Aoife McMahon (Audible Studios) 2. Treasure Island: An Audible Original Drama by Robert Louis Stevenson & Marty Ross - adaptation, narrated by Philip Glenister, Daniel Mays, Catherine Tate & Owen...

Spirited Sargent, budding star, returns to St. Louis with US

Sep. 9, 2019 8:03 PM EDT

Josh Sargent's red hair could become as known in St. Louis as the Gateway Arch one day if he develops into an American soccer star. Fresh off a spectacular strike for his first goal of the Bundesliga season, the 19-year-old forward is slated to start in his hometown Tuesday night when the United States plays...

Navy dismisses SEAL team leaders, cites discipline failures

Sep. 6, 2019 6:49 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — In a highly unusual move, three senior leaders of a SEAL team were dismissed Friday due to a loss of confidence in their leadership skills only weeks after a unit in Iraq was sent home accused of sexual assault and the platoon chief of another unit was convicted for posing with a casualty....