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Today in History Today is Wednesday, June 24, the 176th day of 2020. There are 190 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June...

Taiwan tycoon a suspect in negligent homicide case involving KTV fire that killed 6

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Media tycoon Lien Tai-sheng (練台生) was released on a bail of NT$1 million (US$33,300) Friday morning (May 22) after being listed as a suspect in the negligent homicide of s...

Court: Suit against LSU in frat pledge's death can continue

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A federal appeals court said the parents of a Louisiana State University freshman who died during a hazing ritual can pursue a lawsuit that accuses the university of committing...

Sprinklers, alarms turned off before Taipei KTV fire

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After a fire in a KTV bar claimed the lives of five and injured 54 others in central Taipei on Sunday (April 26), three employees have been arrested after fire protection ...

Lawyers list drugs in driver's system in motorcycle deaths

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A truck driver charged in a crash that killed seven motorcyclists had fentanyl, morphine and a chemical found in cocaine in his system that day, and told authorities he often woul...

Lawyer: Report shows police account of crash 'deeply flawed'

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A report by an independent accident reconstruction firm shows a New Hampshire State Police account of seven motorcyclists killed in a collision with a pickup truck “was deeply fla...

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Today in History Today is Saturday, March 21, the 81st day of 2020. There are 285 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On March 21...

Woman convicted in death of anti-gang crusader

CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. (AP) — A woman who drove her SUV over a New York mother saluted by President Donald Trump for her crusade against MS-13 gang violence was found guilty of all charges Wednesday. ...

Native Americans scramble over shutdown of Fargo sweat lodge

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — In the decade since Fargo agreed to host a sweat lodge for the many Native Americans who live in the area, the simple structure and its users have suffered a series of indignities: ...

Grandfather to plead guilty in toddler's cruise ship death

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indiana man charged in his young granddaughter’s fatal fall from a cruise ship’s open window in Puerto Rico agreed to plead guilty in her July 2019 death, explaining that he was...

Man accused in cruise ship death to face Puerto Rico judge

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — An Indiana man accused of dropping his granddaughter from an 11th floor window of a cruise ship docked in Puerto Rico last year declined his right to a jury trial on Monda...

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Today in History Today is Monday, Feb. 3, the 34th day of 2020. There are 332 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Feb. 3, 1943...

Court says insurance doesn't cover attacker in school fight

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Delaware's Supreme Court has overturned a judge's ruling that an insurance company must extend liability coverage to a teenager who was convicted of criminally negligent homicide af...

Former LSU student drops appeal in frat hazing death case

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A former Louisiana State University student and Phi Delta Theta member convicted in the hazing death of a pledge has waived his right to appeal. Matthew Naqui...

German appeals verdict in crash that killed Egyptian student

BERLIN (AP) — A German man convicted of negligent homicide for fatally hitting a 22-year-old Egyptian student with his car has appealed the verdict, court officials said Tuesday. The...