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Morgan Geyser, 15, appears for sentencing before Waukesha County Circuit Judge Michael Bohren, Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018 in Waukesha, Wis. Geyser is one of two girls who tried to kill a classmate with a knife to appease fictional horror character Slender Man. Prosecutors want Geyser to spend the maximum 40 years in a mental hospital for stabbing Payton Leutner in suburban Milwaukee in 2014. (Rick Wood/Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel via AP, Pool)
February 01, 2018 - 5:24 pm
WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin girl who stabbed a classmate in an attack inspired by the fictional horror character Slender Man was sentenced to 40 years in a mental hospital Thursday. Judge Michael Bohren granted the maximum penalty that prosecutors had sought, and discounted Morgan Geyser's...
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FILE - In this March 3, 2012, file photo, gymnastics coach John Geddert is seen at the American Cup gymnastics meet at Madison Square Garden in New York. Gymnasts who were molested by sports doctor Larry Nassar are reserving harsh criticism for former U.S. Olympic coach John Geddert, who for years had Nassar treat their injuries at his elite Twistars club near Lansing. His victims have complained that the coach created an ultra-competitive atmosphere, was indifferent to injuries and rarely offered gymnasts any choice to see a different doctor. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)
February 01, 2018 - 5:00 pm
CHARLOTTE, Mich. (AP) — The young athletes who confronted Larry Nassar about molesting them at an elite Michigan gymnastics club saved some of their harshest words for a person who was not in the courtroom: an Olympic coach who for years sent teenage girls to see the now-disgraced doctor. John...
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Morgan Geyser, 15, appears for sentencing before Waukesha County Circuit Judge Michael Bohren, Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018 in Waukesha, Wis. Geyser is one of two girls who tried to kill a classmate with a knife to appease fictional horror character Slender Man. Prosecutors want Geyser to spend the maximum 40 years in a mental hospital for stabbing Payton Leutner in suburban Milwaukee in 2014. (Rick Wood/Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel via AP, Pool)
February 01, 2018 - 4:58 pm
WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on the sentencing hearing for one of two Wisconsin girls who stabbed a classmate to win favor with fictional horror character Slender Man (all times local): 3:55 p.m. A judge has sentenced a Wisconsin girl to the maximum 40 years in a mental hospital for stabbing a...
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Los Angeles Policecordon off the Belmont High School in Los Angeles Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018. Two students were shot and wounded, one critically, inside a Los Angeles middle school classroom Thursday morning and police arrested a female student suspect, authorities said. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
February 01, 2018 - 4:57 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a Los Angeles school shooting (all times local): 1:48 p.m. Doctors say the most seriously injured victim of a Los Angeles middle school shooting has a good medical prognosis. The teenage boy was brought to Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center in critical condition...
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February 01, 2018 - 4:54 pm
WILLIAMSTOWN, N.J. (AP) — When a die-hard Philadelphia Eagles fan woke up groggy from recent dental surgery, she had one big fear: "Did I miss the Super Bowl?!?" Haley Parks' father posted a video on Facebook this week showing her coming out of anesthesia after having her wisdom teeth removed. When...
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Arizona Republican state Rep. Don Shooter drops his mic after voting no on a resolution expelling him from the Arizona House for a pattern of sexual harassment in Phoenix, Ariz., Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018. Shooter's removal from office would be the first known vote kicking out a state lawmaker since revelations against filmmaker Harvey Weinstein spurred a national conversation on workplace harassment. (AP Photo/Bob Christie)
February 01, 2018 - 4:28 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona House voted Thursday to expel a Republican lawmaker after a report ordered by legislative leaders of his own party showed he engaged in a pattern of sexual harassment toward women. Rep. Don Shooter of Yuma is believed to be the first state lawmaker in the U.S. to be voted...
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In this Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018, photograph, 2017 and 2018 Mini Coopers sit on a dealer's lot in Highlands Ranch, Colo. January 2018 U.S. auto sales are expected to grow just a little as rebates and other deals wane after a December buying spree. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
February 01, 2018 - 4:25 pm
DETROIT (AP) — January's U.S. auto sales were a little better than a year ago, but most analysts and automakers predict a small full-year decline despite economic factors that favor the industry. Automakers reported a 1 percent increase last month to 1.15 million vehicles, according to Autodata...
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February 01, 2018 - 4:25 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — If President Donald Trump needs help in picking projects for his $1.5 trillion infrastructure program, he needs only to ask officials back home in New York. The president's home state needs billions of dollars for a long-awaited Hudson River rail tunnel between New York and New...
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February 01, 2018 - 4:24 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — If President Donald Trump needs help in picking projects for his $1.5 trillion infrastructure program, he needs only to ask officials back home in New York. The president's home state needs billions of dollars for a long-awaited Hudson River rail tunnel between New York and New...
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February 01, 2018 - 4:23 pm
WILLIAMSTOWN, N.J. (AP) — When a die-hard Philadelphia Eagles fan woke up groggy from recent dental surgery, she had one big fear: "Did I miss the Super Bowl?!?" Haley Parks' father posted a video on Facebook this week showing her coming out of anesthesia after having her wisdom teeth removed. When...
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