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PEABODY, Mass | Home where witch trials victim John Proctor lived for sale

PEABODY, Mass  — A house where a victim of the Salem witch trials once lived is on the market for $600,000 just in time for Halloween. The nearly 4,000-square-foot (371-sqare-meter) home built in 1638 was once the home of John Proctor, who was convicted of witchcraft and hanged in 1692. The six-bedroom, two-bathroom home is … Continue reading PEABODY, Mass | Home where witch trials victim John Proctor lived for sale

LAUSANNE, Switzerland | Former FIFA official Makudi at court for ban appeal hearing

LAUSANNE, Switzerland — From FIFA executive committee member Worawi Makudi is at the Court of Arbitration for Sport challenging his ban for forgery ahead of a Thailand soccer federation election. Makudi says he is “very confident. I didn’t do anything wrong.” The former Thai federation president is appealing against a 3 1/2-year FIFA ban that … Continue reading LAUSANNE, Switzerland | Former FIFA official Makudi at court for ban appeal hearing

CHICAGO | Officer convicted of killing black teenager Laquan McDonald

CHICAGO — A white Chicago police officer was convicted of second-degree murder Friday in the 2014 shooting of a black teenager that was captured on shocking dashcam video that showed him crumpling to the ground in a hail of 16 bullets as he walked away from officers. The video, some of the most graphic police … Continue reading CHICAGO | Officer convicted of killing black teenager Laquan McDonald

SOFIA, Bulgaria | Bulgarian customs officials seize heroin bound for Austria

SOFIA, Bulgaria — Bulgarian customs officials say they have seized 712 kilograms (1,566 pounds) of heroin found in two Iranian trucks entering Bulgaria from Turkey. Officials on Saturday valued the record heroin haul at 23 million euros ($27 million). The drugs were found in two Iran-registered trucks at the Kapitan Andreevo checkpoint on the Turkish … Continue reading SOFIA, Bulgaria | Bulgarian customs officials seize heroin bound for Austria

NORRISTOWN, Pa. | Cosby’s day of reckoning comes after 3-year sex assault case

NORRISTOWN, Pa. — Bill Cosby faces a good chance of being sent to prison Tuesday when a judge is expected to sentence the TV star who was convicted of drugging and sexually assaulting a woman. The once-beloved actor and comedian, dubbed “America’s Dad” for his role as Dr. Cliff Huxtable on the top-ranked, 1980s-era “Cosby … Continue reading NORRISTOWN, Pa. | Cosby’s day of reckoning comes after 3-year sex assault case

NORRISTOWN, Pa. | Cosby, accuser in court for start of sentencing

NORRISTOWN, Pa. — Bill Cosby and his chief accuser arrived at a suburban Philadelphia courthouse Monday for the start of a sentencing hearing that will determine how the 81-year-old comedian will be punished for drugging and sexually assaulting her more than 14 years ago. Cosby was the first celebrity to go to trial in the … Continue reading NORRISTOWN, Pa. | Cosby, accuser in court for start of sentencing