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FILE - In this July 19, 2006 file photo, Anthony Porter, who served more than 16 years in prison after being convicted of murder in 1982 and was later released in 1999 after another man confessed to the crime, speaks at a news conference in Chicago. On Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014, a Cook County judge ordered the release of Alstory Simon, whose confession helped free Porter from death row. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green, File)
Inmate freed in landmark Illinois casePrisoner whose confession helped free death row inmate in 1999 is freed after recanting
The Associated Press3 minutes ago
FILE - Charles Rankin, lawyer for former New England Patriots football player Aaron Hernandez, stands before Judge Jeffrey Locke during a hearing at Suffolk Superior Court in Boston, in this Oct. 21, 2014 file photo.  The lawyers for former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez are set to go before a judge Thursday Oct. 30, 2014 to argue that his trial in the 2013 killing of a semiprofessional football player should be moved because of intense pretrial media coverage. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, Pool, File)
Hernandez lawyers argue for murder trial moveLawyers for ex-Patriot Hernandez argue for moving murder trial, citing 'poisoned' jury pool
The Associated Press15 minutes ago
Mark Wingard, lead investigator with the Chemical Safety Board, (CSB), speaks during a news conference at which the board released the results of a review of three fires stemming from science demonstrations during the last two months, in Denver, Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014. According to a recommendation from the federal board charged with investigating such accident, science teachers need more safety training before running dazzling chemical experiments that can result in dangerous flash fires. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)
Report: Dangerous lab fires show lack of trainingReport: Lab flash fires that injured students marked by lack of training, too much methanol
The Associated Press18 minutes ago
FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Maynard family shows Brittany Maynard, a 29-year-old terminally ill woman who plans to take her own life under Oregon’s death with dignity law. Maynard has fulfilled a wish on her bucket list when she visited the Grand Canyon with her family last week. (AP Photo/Maynard Family, FILE)
Terminally ill woman may postpone taking her lifeTerminally ill woman says in video she feels better, may postpone date she plans to take life
The Associated Press22 minutes ago
Map locates Wichita airport plane crash.;
Plane crashes at Kansas airport, at least 4 deadSmall plane crashes into Kansas airport building after losing engine power; at least 4 dead
The Associated Press28 minutes ago

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