Rebecca Williams

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Porch shooter's lawyer says he feared for his life

DETROIT (AP) — A suburban Detroit man who killed an unarmed woman on his porch was rocked out of sleep by a series of "boom, boom, boom" pounding sounds outside his home, causing him to grab a shotgun, open the front door and fire, a defense lawyer told jurors during opening statements …

Funeral held for man who died in NY police custody

NEW YORK (AP) — An overflow crowd packed a church and sang songs on Wednesday at the funeral of a man who died in police custody after an officer placed him in an apparent chokehold.<p>Eric Garner's relatives stopped in front of his open casket, some weeping and wailing. A preacher opened the service …

Wyoming cave with fossil secrets to be excavated

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — For the first time in three decades, scientists are about to revisit one of North America's most remarkable troves of ancient fossils: the bones of tens of thousands of animals piled at least 30 feet deep at the bottom of a sinkhole-type cave.<p>Natural Trap Cave in north-central …

Indian boy has 232 teeth removed

Surgeons operating on lump in Ashik Gavai's jaw found many 'pearl-like teeth' and a solid 'marble-like' growth<p>Surgeons in Mumbai have removed 232 teeth from the mouth of an Indian teenager in what they believe may be a world-record operation.<p>Ashik Gavai, 17, sought medical help for a swelling on …

Slow North Dakota city fire alert raises concern

WILLISTON, N.D. (AP) — A more efficient system must be established to alert residents of danger in North Dakota's booming oil patch, an emergency manager and residents said, after authorities failed to alert the public for more than six hours when a facility storing toxic chemicals exploded.<p>No one …

Mother, daughter die after Philly food truck blast

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A mother and teenage daughter have died of injuries they suffered in a fiery explosion inside their food truck earlier this month, authorities said Thursday.<p>Jaylin Landaverry Galdamez, 17, died Tuesday and Olga Galdamez, 42, died Sunday, according to the medical examiner's …

Seven-year-old girl found hanged after suspected rape triggers revenge attacks

Angry villagers in eastern India attacked three men they accused of kidnapping, raping and murdering the girl, police say<p>A seven-year-old girl was found hanging from a tree in a village in eastern India after locals suspect she was raped, police said, the latest in a string of reported attacks …

Bedridden woman dies in condo fire despite neighbors' rescue attempts

A bedridden woman in her 60s died in a condo fire in Laguna Niguel on Wednesday evening, despite attempts by neighbors to rescue her, authorities said.<p>The woman, who lived alone in a two-story condo in the 25100 block of Via Catalina, died in her hospital-style bed on the ground floor. She was …

5 Free Apps to Save You Money on Gas

Whether youre planning the road trip of the century or just trying to get to work this summer, gas prices are likely on your mind. Your smartphone can be a powerful tool in your quest to find the cheapest way to fill up your tank and make those prec<p>Whether you're planning the road trip of the …

Big Girl in a Skinny World: Denim Edition

Every girl should own a kick-ass pair of jeans! Plus-size style expert Nicolette Mason rounds up your denim essentials, fit for every season<p>Courtesy of Company<p>I'm a pro shopper, and yet I still struggle to find the perfect pair of jeans. (Because I'm an apple shape, I'm prone to "Mom Jeans …