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Today in History: May 4, four killed at Kent State

Today in History Today is Wednesday, May 4, the 124th day of 2022. There are 241 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 4,...

Jury awards $15M in damages in UVA lacrosse player's killing

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A former University of Virginia lacrosse player is liable for fatally beating his girlfriend in 2010 and must pay $15 million in damages in a wrongful death lawsuit, a jury found ...

Experts: Lawmaker rape case illustrates survivors' trauma

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — When a legislative intern came forward with rape allegations against an Idaho state lawmaker last year, she was subjected to months of online harassment and abuse. ...

With the war in Ukraine, Twitter’s Sherlocks are coming of age

Justin Peden waves into the phone camera. He's sitting in his dorm room in Birmingham, Alabama, and still looks a bit baffled. Russia's invasion of Ukraine has shaken up his life, too. He is n...

UVA lacrosse players had 'rocky relationship' before killing

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — In her 9th-grade essay, Yeardley Love wrote about what she wanted to do with her life: to attend the University of Virginia, to play lacrosse there, to become a lawyer and ...

Jury selected for civil trial over lacrosse player's death

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — A jury was selected Monday in the civil trial of a man who was convicted of second-degree murder in the 2010 death of University of Virginia lacrosse player Yeardley Love. ...

Civil trial to begin in 2010 death of UVA lacrosse player

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A decade ago, University of Virginia lacrosse player George Huguely V was convicted of second-degree murder after a sensational criminal trial in the killing of his on-again, off-...

Ex-chair of tribe that welcomed Pilgrims goes on trial

BOSTON (AP) — A former chairperson of the Massachusetts tribe whose ancestors aided the Pilgrims goes on trial Tuesday for bribery, extortion and other federal charges related to the tribe’s planned c...

Today in History: April 18, Paul Revere's ride

Today in History Today is Monday, April 18, the 108th day of 2022. There are 257 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On April ...

Experts set to travel to Ukraine to identify the war's dead

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — An international organization formed to identify the dead and missing from the 1990s Balkan conflicts is preparing to send a team of forensics experts to Ukraine as the d...

Baltimore's top prosecutor granted delay in criminal trial

BALTIMORE (AP) — A judge on Tuesday granted a request by Baltimore’s top prosecutor to postpone her trial on federal criminal charges stemming from her purchase of two Florida vacation homes, court do...

Prosecutors rest their case in Gov. Whitmer kidnap trial

A man accused of leading a plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer was “antigovernment” and believed officials were out to “line their own pockets,” his longtime companion testified Wednesday b...

Judge grants request that school shooter's name not be used

A judge has granted a prosecutor’s request that a Michigan teen charged in a fatal school shooting not be named in court during his parents’ separate criminal trial. Oakland County C...

Prosecutor: Don't name Michigan teen during parents' trial

A prosecutor is asking a judge to rule that a Michigan teen charged in a fatal school shooting shouldn't be named in court during his parents' separate criminal trial. Prosecutor Kar...

South Dakota AG impeachment committee meets amid new claims

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota House committee examining whether Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg should be impeached for his conduct after killing a pedestrian with his car in 2020 will meet Thur...