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Old remains found in unrefrigerated morgue - The Intelligencer
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Several bodies had been stored for up to a decade or more at a Rhode Island funeral home whose owner killed himself last week, police said Thursday. The bodies of five elderly adults — three men and two women — and one fetus ...
Hundreds of pet rats rescued from Ohio apartment - The Intelligencer
KETTERING, Ohio (AP) — Humane Society workers have rescued hundreds of pet rats from an apartment in suburban Dayton apparently left after the renter was evicted. The Humane Society of Greater Dayton found as many as 300 so-called "fancy" or "pocket" pet ...
US, UN announce deal on 72-hour Gaza cease-fire - The Intelligencer
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel and Hamas have agreed to a 72-hour humanitarian cease-fire to start Friday, the U.N. and U.S. said, although Secretary of State John Kerry cautioned there were "no guarantees" the lull in violence would bring an end to the 24-day ...
Gas explosions kill 20, injure 270 in Taiwan - The Intelligencer
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — A series of underground gas explosions killed 20 people and injured 270 others late Thursday in Taiwan's second-largest city, authorities said. The National Fire Agency said five firefighters were among the dead. Taiwan's Central ...
Colorado woman guilty of kidnapping newborn nephew - The Intelligencer
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A woman who admitted to taking her newborn nephew from a Wisconsin home and ditching him in freezing temperatures outside an Iowa gas station was convicted Thursday of kidnapping. A federal jury deliberated for about three hours ...
Medical examiner IDs man in Chicago work shooting - The Intelligencer
CHICAGO (AP) — The local medical examiner has identified the man accused of shooting and wounding his boss before fatally shooting himself inside a Chicago high-rise office building. The Cook County Medical Examiner's office identified the man Thursday ...
Repairing burst Los Angeles main could take days - The Intelligencer
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Repair crews on Thursday were shoring up a giant hole in the middle of Sunset Boulevard caused by a ruptured pipe, as officials at the water-logged University of California, Los Angeles, continued to assess damage from the 20 million ...
Tennis star Wozniacki to run NYC Marathon - The Intelligencer
NEW YORK (AP) — Caroline Wozniacki always feels confident she can outrun her opponent on the tennis court. The former No. 1 player figures that with a bit more training, she can cover 26.2 miles. Wozniacki plans to play a full tournament schedule this ...
Suspended Buckeye pleads to misdemeanor in brawl - The Intelligencer
ELYRIA, Ohio (AP) — A former Ohio State University football player has pleaded no contest to a lesser charge in a felony drug case against him. The (Elyria) Chronicle-Telegram http://bit.ly/1nOu7HJ reports that Tracy Sprinkle pleaded Thursday to ...
Another decent start for Woods at Firestone - The Intelligencer
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Tiger Woods took another step on one of his favorite courses toward showing his game might be turning around. Woods made six birdies Thursday to account for his mistakes and opened with a 2-under 68 at the Bridgestone Invitational.