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  • Police: Woman hid boyfriend’s body in motel for 4 days

    SHARONVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Police have arrested an Ohio woman who they say kept the body of her boyfriend inside their shared motel room for four days after he died of a suspected drug overdose. Authorities say a worker discovered the body at the Crosslands Motel in the Cincinnati suburb of Sharonville on June 14. […]
  • Court to rule on whether voters can decide ‘millionaire tax’

    BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts’ highest court is expected to rule on whether a proposed “millionaire tax” can go before state voters in November. The Supreme Judicial Court is poised to issue its decision Monday after weighing the case for several months. The proposed constitutional amendment would impose a surtax of 4 percent on any portion […]
  • The Latest: Ex-Trump adviser questions border talking points

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and immigration (all times local): 8:50 a.m. Former Trump adviser Anthony Scaramucci says it “doesn’t feel right” for the Trump administration to blame Democrats for separating parents and children at the southern border as a way of pressuring Democrats into negotiating on a Republican immigration bill. […]
  • Hundreds of children wait in Border Patrol facility in Texas

    McALLEN, Texas (AP) — Inside an old warehouse in South Texas, hundreds of immigrant children wait in a series of cages created by metal fencing. One cage had 20 children inside. Scattered about are bottles of water, bags of chips and large foil sheets intended to serve as blankets. One teenager told an advocate who […]
  • Should liberty icon Faneuil Hall’s slave ties mean renaming?

    BOSTON (AP) — It’s called the Cradle of Liberty because it’s where the American Revolution was energized, and it remains one of the most famous buildings in Boston. Now, Faneuil Hall has become one of the latest icons embroiled in debate over whether it should be renamed because of its ties to slavery. It’s named […]
  • Overtime pay for prison nurses costs millions of tax dollars

    CLEVELAND (AP) — Thousands of hours of overtime worked by Ohio prison nurses in recent years have cost taxpayers millions of dollars. The Plain Dealer reports overtime for registered nurses in the prison system has increased by nearly 60 percent since 2012. Payroll records show some prison hospital nurses have earned over $100,000 in overtime […]
  • 2 sisters accused of stabbing each other in ‘mutual combat’

    MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Two sisters accused of stabbing each other during a fight in front of five small children are in jail in Wisconsin pending criminal charges. The Madison Police Department says officers were dispatched to a residence just after noon Saturday after one woman reported she had been stabbed. The officers arrived to […]
  • Former Syracuse mayor is running for NY governor

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A former top official in the New York Democratic Party is kicking off an independent run for governor. Stephanie Miner, who’s the ex-mayor of Syracuse, made her announcement in an interview with The New York Times . Miner tweeted Monday morning that she’s running as “a citizen of New York.” Polls […]
  • Texas deputy arrested on allegation of child sexual assault

    SAN ANTONIO (AP) — A deputy sheriff in Texas is accused of sexually assaulting a 4-year-old girl and threatening the child’s mother with deportation if she reported him. Bexar County Sheriff Javier Salazar says 47-year-old Jose Nunez was arrested Sunday on a warrant for super aggravated sexual assault, pending formal charges. County jail and court […]
  • Derailed train bursts into flames in southwest Indiana

    PRINCETON, Ind. (AP) — A freight train derailed and several train cars caught fire in southwest Indiana, forcing the mandatory evacuation of nearby homes and businesses. The Gibson County Sheriff’s Office says in a statement the train derailed Sunday evening about 2,100 feet (640 meters) west of a trailer park in Princeton, about 150 miles […]