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Benton Evening News - Benton, IL
Updated at 9:57 PM

BELLEFONTAINE, Ohio (AP) " A woman accused of killing her three young sons out of jealousy at the attention her husband paid them was ordered held on $1 million bond Thursday as her family struggled to make sense of the arrest and her mother argued she's innocent.

Updated at 9:49 PM

LOS ANGELES (AP) " Caitlyn Jenner could face a vehicular manslaughter charge after sheriff's investigators found she was driving unsafely when she caused a chain-reaction crash that killed a woman last February, officials said Thursday.

Updated at 9:43 PM

FORT BENNING, Ga. (AP) " The first two women to pass the Army's notoriously difficult Ranger School impressed male classmates left in their dust during road marches and proved their mettle as teammates by helping carry heavy weapons when others were...

Updated at 9:34 PM

More than two weeks after a mine spill fouled waterways in several Western states, officials expressed concern Thursday over the long-term effects of contaminated river bottoms as the federal agency that triggered the accident downplayed the dangers.

Updated at 9:32 PM

SAO PAULO (AP) " Brazil's attorney general filed corruption charges Thursday against the speaker of the lower house of congress and against a current senator who was impeached while serving as president in the early 1990s.

Updated at 8:55 PM

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) " His legal options running out, former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell on Thursday turned to the U.S. Supreme Court, asking that he be allowed to stay out of prison while he makes his final appeal on public corruption convictions.

Updated at 8:54 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " The lawyer representing Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who left his infantry post and was held by the Taliban for five years, said Thursday that callous statements Donald Trump is making about his client are threatening the soldier's...

Updated at 8:52 PM

NEW YORK (AP) " A historic hotel's rooftop air-conditioning unit is the source of a Legionnaires' disease outbreak that has killed 12 people and sickened more than 100 in the Bronx, the city's health commissioner said Thursday.

Updated at 8:49 PM

ST. LOUIS (AP) " The police chief on Thursday unapologetically defended the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old who was killed by two white officers in a confrontation that drew protesters and unrest back to the streets.

Updated at 8:47 PM

JERUSALEM (AP) " Militants in Syria fired several rockets into northern Israel on Thursday afternoon, prompting Israeli retaliatory fire, the military said " the first time since the 1973 Mideast war that rockets from Syrian territory have slammed...

Updated at 8:41 PM

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) " The carcasses of salmon, trout and more than a dozen other newly extinct native species lie in dry streambeds around California.

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