PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — New England's ports are reinventing themselves to compete with one another and from larger ones, but they were once legendary. From one of the world's great whaling ports to the Navy's first submarine base and the city featured in "The Perfect Storm," here is a look at their lore:
WHALING IN NEW BEDFORD
One of the world's great whaling ports of the 19th century, New Bedford, Massachusetts, became...
APPLETON, Wis. (AP) — A group of volunteers in Wisconsin is part of a national effort to recognize the tens of thousands of people who were buried in unmarked graves during the 20th century after dying at state- or county-run psychiatric hospitals.
Families then were often too poor for a headstone, couldn't be reached or had forgotten about their relatives at the institutions, called insane asylums or sanitariums.
OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — Jurors who convicted a white supremacist of killing three people at Jewish sites in suburban Kansas City will now hear more evidence before deciding whether to recommend a death sentence.
The penalty phase of Frazier Glenn Miller Jr.'s trial gets started Tuesday after jurors convicted him Monday of capital murder and five other charges in the August 2014 shooting rampage.
The 74-year-old man from Aurora, Missouri, may be permitted...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The latest on the scheduled execution of Missouri inmate Roderick Nunley, who was convicted of kidnapping, raping and killing a 15-year-old girl in Kansas City in 1989 (all times local):
Missouri prison officials are preparing to execute a man convicted of killing a 15-year-old girl more than two decades ago in Kansas City.
Fifty-year-old Roderick Nunley is scheduled to be executed at 6 p.m. Tuesday for...
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Newly released documents say weapons and protective gear were recovered from the home where an Oklahoma couple and their three children were killed last month.
In a search warrant filed Monday in Tulsa County District Court, authorities indicated a hatchet, knife, darts and a surgical knife blade were found inside the house where 18-year-old Robert Bever and his 16-year-old brother, Michael Bever, are accused of killing their parents and three...