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REDFORD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A 21-year-old man wanted for probation violations surrendered at a suburban Detroit police station — with a dozen doughnuts for officers. The sweet gesture didn’t help Michael Zaydel. He still was sentenced to 39 days in jail Tuesday, a day after walking into the...
PITTSFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Police are searching for a 36-year-old man suspected of opening fire on a parked car in Massachusetts and killing a 22-year-old woman inside. The Berkshire Eagle reports that a 19-year-old occupant of the parked car shot at Gary Linen while he was walking in Pittsfield...
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A judge has dismissed charges against a man accused of shooting and injuring two others outside a Springfield strip club because the victims were not available to testify. Michael Marrero had been facing two charges of assault and battery with a firearm in connection...
PITTSFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts driver who killed a 74-year-old pedestrian in a crash has been sentenced to up to seven years in prison. The Berkshire Eagle reports 24-year-old Devyn Banister, of Pittsfield, was sentenced Monday to 3 ½ to 7 years in prison after pleading guilty to motor...
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) — Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who was captured and held by the Taliban for five years after walking away from his post in Afghanistan, pleaded guilty Monday to desertion and endangering his comrades — charges that could put him behind bars for the rest of his life. “I...
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Police in Springfield have arrested 18 protesters at a peaceful demonstration in front of the local Department of Homeland Security office. The Republican reports that more than 100 people marched around the downtown building Monday to call on federal authorities to...
BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts’ highest court says federal law does not prohibit Yahoo from providing a deceased man’s family members access to his email account. The Supreme Judicial Court said Monday that a lower court was wrong to conclude that the Stored Communications Act prohibited Yahoo from...
PHOENIXVILLE, Pa. (AP) — A Philadelphia-area mayoral candidate says he was serious when he vowed to investigate the use of drug-sniffing bunnies if elected — even though it appears to stem from an internet hoax. The Philadelphia Inquirer reports Republican nominee Dave Gautreau broached the idea...
SALEM, Mass. (AP) — Transit police in Massachusetts say a dog left for about five hours inside a car at a commuter rail station has died and its owners are charged with animal cruelty. Officers responded to the Salem station’s parking garage Sunday evening for a report of a possibly injured dog...
ANDERSON, Ind. (AP) — Two racecar drivers have been arrested after getting into a fistfight following a crash on an Indiana racetrack that ended with a police officer using a stun gun on one of the drivers. A video posted online from Saturday’s race at Anderson Speedway shows one vehicle driving...

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