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Items from Pompeii ruins inspired copies

During the late 18th century, the very rich made a long trip to Europe to admire the architecture and art of Europe, including the ruins of past civilizations. The town of Pompeii was a major attraction. It had been covered with ash and lava in 78 A.D. and forgotten until 1748, when it ...

Sex offenders want deportation, but are kept in California custody

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — At least 30 immigrant men who are living in the United States illegally and have sex crime records remain in custody in California despite having completed their sentences and wanting to be deported, a newspaper reported Thursday. The men committed crimes and served ...

Hearing denied for man who blamed killing on PTSD

MEREDITH, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire has denied a pardon hearing request Thursday from a man who strangled his fiancee and stabbed her seven times in the heart 35 years ago. WMUR-TV reports that the Executive Council voted 3-2 on Thursday not to hold a public hearing to re-examine the case ...

California police search for millionaire

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A California police department has written and produced a six-episode “true crime” podcast in hopes of intensifying a potentially global manhunt for a millionaire suspected of killing his wife in 2012 and later vanishing while free on bail. Police in Newport Beach ...

In the state

Pension systems’ costs are higher HARRISBURG (AP) — Private equity costs paid by Pennsylvania’s two large public pension systems are getting more scrutiny. Professor Ludovic Phalippou of the University of Oxford told a state panel seeking ways to lower those fees Thursday that he ...

Sheriff faults investigation in 1989 Minnesota abduction

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — Investigators missed opportunities early on to catch the man who kidnapped and killed 11-year-old Jacob Wetterling in 1989, a Minnesota sheriff said Thursday before releasing thousands of investigative documents in the case that focused national attention on missing ...

Ole Miss could distance from donor over post

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The namesake of the University of Mississippi’s journalism school apologized Thursday for his Facebook that had photos of two black women in short dresses and suggested that the women exemplify problems that cause real estate values to fall. University officials said ...

4 dead after a Maryland warehouse shooting

ABERDEEN, Md. (AP) — A woman working a temporary job at a drugstore warehouse in Maryland got into an argument at work Thursday morning and began shooting colleagues, killing three before fatally shooting herself, authorities and witnesses said. The suspect was “shooting like crazy,” ...

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Gunman found dead after manhunt

EAST GOSHEN TOWNSHIP (AP) — A Pennsylvania man who was apparently upset that his ex-wife had been awarded their home in their divorce was found dead early Thursday, several hours after he shot at her and later killed his own parents. Bruce Rogal, 59, died after a manhunt and a police chase ...