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FILE - In this Monday, Feb. 1, 2016 file photo three inmates captured are seen on a video monitor at Orange County Sheriff's news conference in Santa Ana, Calif. From left, Bac Duong, 43, Hossein Nayeri, 37, and Jonathan Tieu, 20, who escaped on Jan. 22 from Central Men's Jail in Orange County. Video shot with a contraband cellphone shows the escape of the three inmates from the maximum-security wing of the jail last year, as well as scenes from their days on the run. Los Angeles news station KNBC-TV, which aired parts of the footage Tuesday, July 25, 2017, says it was provided by an attorney connected to the case, and not by prosecutors. They led authorities on a weeklong manhunt before they were recaptured. (AP Photo/Nick Ut,File)
July 26, 2017 - 1:58 pm
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Video shot by three inmates with a smuggled cellphone shows their methodical escape through a vent at the maximum-security wing of a Southern California jail last year, as well as scenes from their days on the run. Los Angeles news station KNBC-TV ( http://bit.ly/2vH3RHx...
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July 26, 2017 - 1:43 pm
PAWHUSKA, Okla. (AP) — A former substitute teacher in Oklahoma who exposed herself to students when she did a cartwheel while wearing a long skirt but no underwear has pleaded guilty to a reduced charge. Lacey Sponsler pleaded guilty Monday to assault after the charge was reduced from indecent...
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July 26, 2017 - 12:42 pm
BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Public opposition is growing against the planned induction of former football star Michael Vick into the Virginia Tech Sports Hall of Fame. The Roanoke Times reported Tuesday that two online petitions at change.org had received more than 90,000 combined signatures against the...
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July 26, 2017 - 12:38 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — People in same-sex relationships in South Carolina should get the same legal protections against domestic violence as heterosexual couples, the state's highest court ruled Wednesday, deeming a portion of the state's domestic violence law unconstitutional. The court was asked...
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July 26, 2017 - 12:38 pm
BRIDGEVILLE, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania professor known for her expertise on consumer trends has been charged with keying her neighbors' cars. Bridgeville police say Duquesne University professor Audrey Guskey told them she gets upset when others park their vehicles in front of her residence. Police...
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July 26, 2017 - 12:35 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on police body camera policy changes in aftermath of officer shooting of unarmed Australian woman (all times local): 10:50 a.m. Minneapolis officials say they'll require police officers to turn on their body cameras when responding to all calls and whenever they...
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In this Tuesday, April 25, 2017 photo, assistant research technician Henri Berger, talks about live yeast cultures at a New York University lab in the Alexandria Center for Life Sciences in New York, where researchers are attempting to create completely man-made, custom-built DNA. The yeast genome is like a chain with 12 million chemical links, known by the letters, A, C, T and G. That’s less than one-hundredth the size of the human genome, which has 3.2 billion links. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
July 26, 2017 - 7:26 am
NEW YORK (AP) — At Jef Boeke's lab, you can whiff an odor that seems out of place, as if they were baking bread here. But he and his colleagues are cooking up something else altogether: yeast that works with chunks of man-made DNA. Scientists have long been able to make specific changes in the DNA...
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FILE - This May 28, 2017 file photo provided by the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation shows suspect Willie Cory Godbolt, in Lincoln County, Miss. Godbolt, charged with killing eight people, is set to make a court appearance on Wednesday, July 26. Godbolt has been jailed without bond since his arrest May 28, shortly after the fatal shootings of a sheriff’s deputy and seven others who were Godbolt’s relatives or acquaintances.(Mississippi Bureau of Investigation via AP, File)
July 26, 2017 - 7:24 am
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi man charged with killing a deputy, his mother-in-law and seven others who were his relatives or acquaintances is due in court on Wednesday. Willie Cory Godbolt has been jailed without bond since his arrest May 28, shortly after the fatal shootings that started...
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FILE - This May 28, 2017 file photo provided by the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation shows suspect Willie Cory Godbolt, in Lincoln County, Miss. Godbolt, charged with killing eight people, is set to make a court appearance on Wednesday, July 26. Godbolt has been jailed without bond since his arrest May 28, shortly after the fatal shootings of a sheriff’s deputy and seven others who were Godbolt’s relatives or acquaintances.(Mississippi Bureau of Investigation via AP, File)
July 26, 2017 - 5:26 am
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi man charged with killing eight people is set to make a court appearance. Willie Cory Godbolt has been jailed without bond since his arrest May 28, shortly after the fatal shootings of a sheriff's deputy and seven others who were Godbolt's relatives or...
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July 26, 2017 - 2:44 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The caller who rang Valerie Sobel's cellphone had a horrifying message: "We have Simone's finger. Do you want to see the rest of her in a body bag?" Then came the sound of her daughter, screaming in terror. "She called me Mom (and said) 'I'm terrified, please help,' " Sobel...
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