LAS VEGAS -- Dennis Hof, the flamboyant pimp and Republican nominee who was expected to win a seat in the Nevada Assembly next month, has died at his signature brothel, Nye County officials said.
He was 72 and had ...Read more
DETROIT -- The Wayne County Medical Examiner's Office described the remains found hidden in a former Detroit funeral home as 11 fetuses in mummified conditions and said most have some kind of identifying label from a ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Kansas Republican Steve Watkins liked Facebook posts describing police officers as "thug criminals" and racist a few years before he became a candidate for the House and gained the full-throated backing of ...Read more
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Police are investigating allegations that two Davis high school students used a grandparent's ashes to make cookies and then distributed them to fellow classmates.
The Davis Police Department on Oct....Read more
WASHINGTON -- Rep. Jim Clyburn's friends want him well-positioned to be a top House leader next year, so they're sending him a strong, tough message: Get off the sidelines and be aggressive.
Members of the Congressional ...Read more
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A prosecutor on Tuesday accused two Schlitterbahn maintenance workers of deliberately misleading investigators to cover up poor maintenance of the Verruckt water slide where Caleb Schwab died in 2016.
In a blockbuster cannabis deal orchestrated by a Philadelphia law firm, high-flying marijuana retailer MedMen is acquiring grower-and-dispensary operator PharmaCann in an all-stock transaction valued at $682 million.
"We ...Read more
ATLANTA -- Voting advocates and civil rights groups have homed in on Gwinnett County and what they deem to be its "excessive rejection of mail ballots because of voters' innocent errors and discrepancies."
Late Monday, a ...Read more
MIAMI -- One month after a judge ordered a new trial and cast doubt on the evidence against him for murder, Tony Brown is about to be a free man.
Prosecutors on Tuesday dropped the case against Brown, who spent 12 years ...Read more
CHICAGO -- Kamil Shamji had been driving a cab a long time and was well aware how dangerous it could be.
"He told his friends, one day it's going to happen," Shamji's stepdaughter Jennifer Valle recalled in a Cook County ...Read more
Third quarter profit was up 28 percent over last year at Minnetonka, Minn.-based UnitedHealth Group, as the nation's largest health insurer beat analyst expectations and raised financial guidance for the year.
United's ...Read more
Whatever you do, don't call it a tax.
Voters in Washington state will go to the polls Nov. 6 to decide whether or not they want to impose a first-of-its-kind "fee" on carbon emissions. Ballot initiative 1631 marks the ...Read more
PHILADELPHIA -- Gritty fought actor Ricky Gervais on Jimmy Fallon, became a political symbol on protest signs, scored a beer named after him, started a bromance with the Phillie Phanatic, got roasted by Colin Jost on "...Read more
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. -- Ricky Arriola remembers 1990s Miami Beach in shades of pulsing neon and "Miami Vice" pastels. Tourists shared sidewalks with European models and fashion titans. Night life was so hot that Mickey Rourke...Read more
WASHINGTON -- A deep-pocketed Republican group that began the year vowing to focus on the tax overhaul has mentioned the GOP's signature legislative achievement in just a fraction of its TV ads in 2018, a signal that the ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Oregon, Alabama and West Virginia voters will face separate ballot initiatives next month aimed at restricting abortion access in those states.
These initiatives fit into a larger fight over abortion that ...Read more
ROSLYN, Wash. -- On Sept. 2, 2017, volunteer firefighter Chris Martin spread the word to his neighbors. The Jolly Mountain fire was raging nearby. Pack up important possessions and prepare to leave at a moment's notice.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- The Road to Change has an additional dozen stops across the country and the state, ending on Election Day in Parkland, where Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students started the movement. ...Read more
Secretary of Defense James Mattis played down tensions with Beijing, saying the U.S. was "not out to contain China" and was cooperating whenever possible, but that there would be times they would "step on each other's toes...Read more
SAN DIEGO -- At least one person has spent more than five years in Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody at the Otay Mesa Detention Center, according to data obtained through a records request by the Transactional ...Read more
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