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Seminarian Daniel Rice, left, sits with classmates during a lesson on the Gospel of Luke at St. Charles Borromeo Seminary in Wynnewood, Pa., on Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020. Future Catholic priests remain unflinchingly optimistic despite scandals that have driven faithful from the pews. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)

All too aware of clergy abuse, seminarians keep the faith

Feb. 16, 2020 6:32 PM EST

WYNNEWOOD, Pa. (AP) — The seminarians walk along a hallway lined with photos of classes of priests who came before them. Some are pious alumni who have become their teachers and mentors; others climbed the Catholic hierarchy to be revered as bishops and cardinals. But there are others: Raymond Leneweaver,...

Police: Man shot at troopers, police dog with pellet gun

Feb. 16, 2020 6:17 PM EST

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A man accused of shooting a pellet gun at Delaware State Police troopers and a police dog has been arrested on weapons and assault charges. Jason W. Tatom, 31, of Wilmington, shot at troopers who approached him late Saturday after they responded to a report that he had taunted...

Teen expected to survive Northern California police shooting

Feb. 16, 2020 5:52 PM EST

EL CERRITO, Calif. (AP) — A 17-year-old boy who was shot by police at a San Francisco Bay Area commuter train station is expected to survive, authorities said Sunday. The teen, whose name has not been released, remained in the hospital Sunday morning and has not been booked on charges following a domestic...

Man facing prison term for plot to obtain $1M in stolen TVs

Feb. 16, 2020 5:14 PM EST

GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — Federal prosecutors in Maryland are recommending a prison sentence of more than five years for a man who pleaded guilty to conspiring to obtain hundreds of stolen televisions worth more than $1 million. Prosecutors explained in a court filing on Saturday why they are recommending a...

Missouri teacher charged with sexual contact with a student

Feb. 16, 2020 5:13 PM EST

FLORISSANT, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri high school teacher has been charged with having sexual contact with a high school student. The St. Louis County prosecutor's office says 29-year-old Willie Williams of St. Ann, Missouri, was arrested and charged on Thursday. Prosecutors say Williams sent a student naked...

In this photo provide by Channel 3 Eyewitness News (WFSB-TV), a view of the scene of a shooting at the Majestic Lounge, in Hartford, Connecticut, Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020. Multiple people were shot at a Connecticut nightclub, leaving one person dead, police said early Sunday. Preliminary information indicated four others were wounded, Hartford police Lt. Paul Cicero told The Associated Press. (Ayah Galal, Channel 3 Eyewitness News (WFSB-TV) via AP)

Police: 1 dead, 4 wounded in Connecticut club shooting

Feb. 16, 2020 5:09 PM EST

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Gunfire erupted at a Connecticut nightclub early Sunday morning, killing a man and wounding four other people, police said. A 28-year-old man died in the shooting at the Majestic Lounge in Hartford's South End, police Lt. Paul Cicero said. Two other males and two females were...

Parents allege daughter, 6, was sexually assaulted at recess

Feb. 16, 2020 4:40 PM EST

EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) — The parents of a 6-year-old southern Illinois girl are suing local school officials, alleging that their daughter was sexually assaulted by another kindergartner during recess. The lawsuit names the Edwardsville School District 7 as the defendant and alleges that the school...

Jury decides convicted Oregon meth dealer should lose home

Feb. 16, 2020 4:25 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A Yamhill County jury has concluded that police can seize the home of a woman convicted of a felony drug crime under Oregon’s civil forfeiture law. Sheryl Sublet, 62, pleaded guilty in 2018 to to selling less than 1,000 grams of methamphetamine, The Oregonian/Oregon Live...

Man wounded, another arrested after casino stabbing

Feb. 16, 2020 4:20 PM EST

MASHANTUCKET, Conn. (AP) — A Massachusetts man has been charged with misdemeanors in connection with the stabbing of a Rhode Island man at a Connecticut casino. Mashantucket Pequot Tribal police said the victim was stabbed during a fight shortly after 1 a.m. Saturday at the Centrale Fox Tower bar at...

Man dies hours after being shot outside after-hours club

Feb. 16, 2020 4:12 PM EST

BRADDOCK, Pa. (AP) — Police in western Pennsylvania say a man died hours after he was found shot outside an after-hours club near Pittsburgh. Allegheny County detectives say officers and paramedics in the borough of Braddock were called to the Sahara Temple after-hours club shortly before 4 a.m. Sunday....