RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Court records show three University of Virginia graduates and members of a fraternity who were portrayed in a debunked account of a gang rape in a retracted Rolling Stone magazine story filed a lawsuit against the publication and the article's author.
The three men, George Elias IV, Stephen Hadford and Ross Fowler, filed suit Wednesday in U.S. District Court in New York. They're also suing Rolling Stone's publisher, Wenner Media.
PLACENTIA, Calif. (AP) — Police are looking for a robbery suspect who was wearing a ninja mask and armed with a sword when he demanded cash from a clerk at a Walgreens pharmacy in Placentia, California.
The Orange County Register reports (http://bit.ly/1KCjEbX ) that police had responded to a report of a robbery at the pharmacy Wednesday night.
According to police, the masked suspect had a martial arts-type sword and took off with about $200. The...
BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore's monthly homicide count is reaching a historic high for a second time this year.
Police reported a fatal shooting Wednesday night, bringing Baltimore to 42 homicides so far in July. That matches the number of slayings recorded in May, which was the deadliest month since August 1990, when the city recorded 42 homicides, according to the Baltimore Sun.
There were 29 slaying in June, but the pace picked up again in July....
DURHAM, N.H. (AP) — The University of New Hampshire has removed from its website a "bias-free language guide" that deemed the word "American" problematic because it fails to recognize South America.
The guide was developed in 2013 by several advocacy groups whose members are appointed by the university president. But President Mark Huddleston, who was unaware of the guide until it was criticized in the media this week, said Wednesday that it was not campus policy and...
ATLANTA (AP) — The latest on the investigation into Confederate flags found at the Ebenezer Baptist Church near the Martin Luther King Jr. Center in Atlanta:
Atlanta's police chief says officials have seen on surveillance video the images of two white males who placed Confederate battle flags on the grounds of the Ebenezer Baptist Church near the Martin Luther King Jr. Center in Atlanta.
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — A prominent central New York physician has been sentenced to 20 years to life in prison for killing his estranged wife inside their mansion and trying to cover up the crime.
Sixty-three-year-old Dr. Robert Neulander was sentenced Thursday in Onondaga County Court. The judge says he didn't impose the maximum sentence of 25 years to life because of pleas for leniency by the victim's family.