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Prison term Ok'd for man acquitted in 'Goodfellas' heist

Apr 23, 2019

An appeals court says a judge properly considered a legendary airport robbery recounted in the movie "Goodfellas" when a reputed mobster got eight years in prison for an unrelated road rage arson

The Latest: Jury gets case over death during tunnel project

Apr 23, 2019

A jury has the case against a wealthy stock trader charged with murder in the fire death of a man who was helping him dig tunnels under a Maryland home for an underground nuclear bunker

APNewsBreak: Police: Louisiana gov's mansion intruder jailed

Apr 23, 2019

Louisiana State police: Man arrested, accused of trespassing last week at Governor's Mansion and damaging property

Henry Bloch, co-founder of tax company H&R Block, dies at 96

Apr 23, 2019

Tax preparer H&R Block says its co-founder, Henry Bloch, has died at the age of 96

$768M Wisconsin Powerball winner 'pretty much felt lucky'

Apr 23, 2019

A 24-year-old Wisconsin man has stepped forward to claim a $768 million Powerball jackpot, the nation's third-largest lottery prize, saying he "pretty much felt lucky" the day he bought his tickets

Witnesses describe struggling plane on doomed Texas flight

Apr 23, 2019

Witnesses say they heard a twin-engine plane sputter and saw its tail dragging just before it crashed in Central Texas, killing all six people on board

Board faults utility's equipment in fatal 2016 explosion

Apr 23, 2019

The National Transportation Safety Board says a gas company's faulty equipment is the most likely cause of an explosion at a suburban Maryland apartment complex that killed seven people in 2016

Transgender inmate sues corrections over lack of treatment

Apr 23, 2019

A transgender inmate has filed a federal suit against the Connecticut Department of Corrections for denying her transitional care and housing her with male inmates

Defense funds being used for Arizona, New Mexico border wall

Apr 23, 2019

The U.S. government is moving forward with plans to use military funds to build border barriers in Arizona and New Mexico

Alabama sets execution for 1997 quadruple killing

Apr 23, 2019

He was convicted in the killings of a man, his girlfriend and her two daughters.

Transgender plaintiffs want birth certificate gender change

Apr 23, 2019

A group of Tennessee-born transgender people is suing in federal court to force the state to change the gender listed on their birth certificates

Spike in tips about 2 Indiana girls who were slain in 2017

Apr 23, 2019

Indiana authorities say they received about 1,000 tips in 24 hours after a news conference updating their investigation into the 2017 killings of two teenage girls

$2M lottery winner from Tennessee: 'I'm still a redneck'

Apr 23, 2019

A Tennessee man who won $2 million on a scratch-off lottery ticket says the money won't change him

Police release father's 911 call reporting son missing

Apr 23, 2019

Police have released a recording of the 911 call a suburban Chicago man made when he discovered his 5-year-old son was missing

The Latest: Louisiana gov mum on details of mansion intruder

Apr 23, 2019

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards refusing to divulge details about security breach last week at the Governor's Mansion