BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — The 20-year-old son of rock star John Mellencamp faces an underage drinking charge while awaiting resolution of charges that he and his brother seriously injured a man in a fight.
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ROCKLAND, Maine (AP) — Decades after gray seals were all but wiped out in New England waters, the population has rebounded so much that some frustrated residents are calling for a controlled hunt.
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WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — Experts say the case of a mother accused of poisoning her 5-year-old son to death with salt appears be an example of how social media feeds into Munchausen by proxy, a disorder in which caretakers purposely harm children and then bask in the attention and sympathy.
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MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Move over, pot brownies.
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HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Hearing the first victim to take the witness stand against Jerry Sandusky helped push the former Penn State coach’s adopted son Matthew to come forward with his own allegations of abuse, he said in a television interview.
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