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NORRISTOWN | The Latest: Pennsylvania prosecutor critical of Wuerl deal

NORRISTOWN, Pa.  — The Latest on the resignation of Washington Cardinal Donald Wuerl (all times Eastern): 12:30 p.m. The prosecutor who released a grand jury report in August on rampant sex abuse in six Pennsylvania dioceses says it is unacceptable that Washington Cardinal Donald Wuerl is retiring with no apparent consequences. Attorney General Josh Shapiro … Continue reading NORRISTOWN | The Latest: Pennsylvania prosecutor critical of Wuerl deal

The Latest: Cosby being taken to suburban Philadelphia jail

NORRISTOWN, Pa.  — The Latest on Bill Cosby’s sentencing hearing (all times local): 4:15 p.m. A prosecutor says Bill Cosby has been “unmasked” as a predator now that he’s been convicted and sentenced to prison for sexually assaulting a woman in 2004. Montgomery County District Attorney Kevin Steele said the 81-year-old used his fame and … Continue reading The Latest: Cosby being taken to suburban Philadelphia jail

NORRISTOWN, Pa. | The Latest: Cosby lawyer argues to keep him out of prison

NORRISTOWN, Pa. — The Latest on Bill Cosby’s sentencing hearing (all times local): 4:10 p.m. Prosecutors are asking a judge to sentence Bill Cosby to five to 10 years in prison for drugging and sexually assaulting a woman at his suburban Philadelphia home. Montgomery County District Attorney Kevin Steele said in court Monday that the … Continue reading NORRISTOWN, Pa. | The Latest: Cosby lawyer argues to keep him out of prison

FARGO, N.D | Prosecutor: Suspect tied rope around neck of slain woman

FARGO, N.D  — A North Dakota man accused of helping to kill a pregnant woman tightened a rope around her neck after his girlfriend sliced the baby from the victim’s womb, a prosecutor said Wednesday, later suggesting the girlfriend couldn’t have restrained the mom-to-be alone. William Hoehn is charged with conspiracy to commit murder in … Continue reading FARGO, N.D | Prosecutor: Suspect tied rope around neck of slain woman

BROOKLYN, Iowa | Farmer shocked that worker suspected in Iowa woman’s slaying

BROOKLYN, Iowa  — For years, the young man from Mexico presented himself as a legal U.S. resident and reliable worker at a family dairy farm in small town Iowa, his employer said. But this week, the image of Cristhian Bahena Rivera transformed in a matter of hours. Now he’s a man accused of illegally living … Continue reading BROOKLYN, Iowa | Farmer shocked that worker suspected in Iowa woman’s slaying

SKOPJE, Macedonia | British, Ukrainian paragliders are killed in Macedonia

SKOPJE, Macedonia — Macedonian authorities say two paragliders have died in central Macedonia when their parachutes collided in the air. Police said in a statement Saturday that the accident occurred mid-day Friday near the central town of Krusevo. They say a 56-year-old Ukrainian citizen, identified only by his initials as I.V., was killed at the … Continue reading SKOPJE, Macedonia | British, Ukrainian paragliders are killed in Macedonia

HARRISBURG, Pa. | Prosecutor: Priests ‘weaponized’ the faith to abuse kids

HARRISBURG, Pa.  — Roman Catholic priests across Pennsylvania used religious rituals, symbols of the faith and the threat of eternity in hell to groom, molest and rape children, a grand jury found, in what the state’s top prosecutor called the “weaponization of faith.” An 884-page report on the statewide grand jury’s investigation, released Tuesday, detailed … Continue reading HARRISBURG, Pa. | Prosecutor: Priests ‘weaponized’ the faith to abuse kids

NEWFIELD, New Jersey | Prosecutor: 2 dead in house blast, no foul play suspected

NEWFIELD, N.J. — A house exploded in New Jersey early Saturday, killing a husband and wife and reducing the two-story home to piles of scattered rubble, but no foul play was suspected, authorities said. The blast initially reported as a gas explosion shattered windows in nearby homes, KYW-TV reported. Debris was strewn over several blocks, … Continue reading NEWFIELD, New Jersey | Prosecutor: 2 dead in house blast, no foul play suspected