Teen Girl To Remain Held In Juvenile Center On Murder Charge

HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — A 14-year-old Ohio girl who called 911 to say she had shot her father will remain held in juvenile detention on an aggravated murder charge. A Butler County juvenile judge asked in court Friday if she understood the allegation against her, and she replied:...

Jury: Prison company violated rights, but no need to pay

AP Photo/Charlie Litchfield BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A federal jury says private prison company CoreCivic had a longstanding custom of understaffing an Idaho prison, and that the company was deliberately indifferent to the risk of serious harm that posed to inmates. But jurors...

Novelist's plea lets him maintain innocence in wife's death

AP Photo/Martha Waggoner CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Novelist Michael Peterson agreed to a plea deal Friday that enables him to maintain his innocence even as he acknowledges prosecutors have enough evidence to convict him of manslaughter in his wife’s death. Wearing a...

Monster Energy tries to give NASCAR buzz as title sponsor

AP Photo/Terry Renna DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Kurt Busch’s car could have been parked at an auto show. Models in skimpy attire lingered around his Monster Energy car, posing for a steady stream of fans wanting snapshots and selfies. Even among the cluster of candy,...

Judge sentences high school football player in assault case

DIETRICH, Idaho (AP) — An Idaho judge has sentenced a high school football player to three years of probation and 300 hours of community service after prosecutors said he took part in a brutal locker room assault on a black football player in a small Idaho town. District...

Jeep buried in sand dune for 40 years is finally unearthed

The push button radio still tuned to an 800 frequency on the AM dial on a Jeep Wagoneer that was salvaged Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, in Truro, Mass. (Steve Heaslip/The Cape Cod Times via AP) TRURO, Mass. (AP) — A Jeep buried in sand in Massachusetts 40 years ago has finally...

Nationals announce deal with free-agent catcher Matt Wieters

FILE – In this Oct. 2, 2016 file photo, Matt Wieters, then with the Baltimore Orioles, hits a two-run home run against the New York Yankees, in New York. The Washington Nationals agreed to terms on a one-year contract with a 2018 player option with catcher Matt Wieters on...

NASA weighing risk of adding crew to megarocket's 1st flight

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA is weighing the risk of adding astronauts to the first flight of its new megarocket. NASA’s human exploration chief said Friday that his boss and the Trump administration requested the feasibility study. The Space Launch System will be...

French open full fake jobs inquiry into candidate Fillon

AP Photo/Francois Mori PARIS (AP) — The French financial prosecutor’s office has decided to open a judicial inquiry into the allegedly fake parliamentary aide jobs that conservative presidential candidate Francois Fillon gave to his wife and two of his children. After...

Brazil's Carnival kicks off with parades and street parties

AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Revelers all over Brazil are gearing up for parades, balls and street parties on the first of five official days of Carnival celebrations. The world famous party in Rio de Janeiro is kicking off Friday afternoon with several...