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Sex Workers’ Advocate Asks Federal Court in S.F. to Strike Down Law Against Prostitution

A lawyer for a sex workers' advocacy group asked a federal appeals court in San Francisco Thursday to overturn a 145-year-old California law that criminalizes prostitution.


North Texas Criminologist Dissects Missing Richardson Girl Case


“There is no question that most of what the FBI and law enforcement are doing, you don’t know about,” said Dr. Alex del Carmen, a Criminologist with Tarleton State University.

Oops: Wrong Roof Replaced In Fort Worth Neighborhood


A roofing company, it turns out, sent its workers to a home on Ryan Place Drive instead of a house four blocks away on Ryan Avenue.

Bergeron Leads Bruins Over Canucks 6-3 With Goal, 3 Assists


Patrice Bergeron had a goal and three assists in his season debut, moving up to seventh on Boston's career scoring list as the Bruins beat the Vancouver Canucks 6-3 on Thursday night.

Islanders Defeat Struggling Rangers In Shootout


John Tavares scored in the shootout to lift the New York Islanders over the Rangers for their eighth win in the last nine games against their crosstown rivals.

Oh, Deer: Arby’s Serves Up Venison Sandwiches This Weekend


The $7 sandwich features a thick-cut piece of marinated venison steak, topped with crispy onions and a juniper berry sauce, on a toasted roll.

2 Men Shot, Wounded In Fordham Heights, The Bronx


Two men were shot and wounded late Thursday in the Fordham Heights section of the Bronx.

Bulls Fall 117-101 To Raptors In Season Opener


Lauri Markkanen had 17 points and eight rebounds in his debut.

Police Officers From Around The World Gather In Philly For Conference

The gathering includes 15,000 officers from 150 countries sharing ideas, procedures, and policies.

Obama Decries Nation’s Racial Politics As He Stumps For Phil Murphy In N.J.


Barack Obama hit the campaign trail for the first time as an ex-president Thursday, stumping for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Phil Murphy in Newark.

Rinne Stops 28 Shots, Sissons Scores, Preds Top Flyers 1-0

Pekka Rinne stopped 28 shots, Colton Sissons scored in the third period and the Nashville Predators beat the Philadelphia Flyers.


AP Source: Tigers In Talks To Hire Fmr. Twins Manager Ron Gardenhire


A person with knowledge of the discussions tells the Associated Press the Detroit Tigers are in talks to hire Ron Gardenhire as manager.

Chris Russell Fears Redskins Set Jonathan Allen Up to Look Soft

Redskins head coach Jay Gruden stated publicly earlier this week that he only expected Jonathan Allen to miss three to four weeks with a Lisfranc injury. Today, Allen was placed on injured reserve after undergoing foot surgery.

Senate Passes $4 Trillion Budget Blueprint

The Senate has passed a $4 trillion budget blueprint that is a major step forward for President Donald Trump's ambitious promises for "massive tax cuts and reform."

Patrol: Semi With 40K Lbs Of French Fries Rolls On I-35W


A driver was hurt after his semi truck full of French fries flipped on an Interstate 35W cloverleaf.

Twitter Thread of the Day: Nothing in Life is Free

Players do not get free tickets to games in which they play. Rappers do not get tickets for shows in which they perform. Nothing is free.

Teacher’s Aide Arrested For Sexually Explicit Texts With Student


Police said Cody McMillen, 23, taught at Village Tech Schools, a private charter school in Cedar Hill.

Penn State Officials Sued For Rejecting Richard Spencer Talk

The filing was made the same day as a planned speech by Spencer at the University of Florida.

Man Charged With Scrawling Swastika, Anti-Semitic Slur On Staten Island Garage


A man was arrested and charged Thursday with scrawling a swastika and an anti-Semitic slur onto a garage on Staten Island.

MTA Drivers, Advocates Call For All-Door Bus Entry


The Metropolitan Transportation Authority has introduced a new program in hopes of making bus service faster and safer.

‘We Need Help’: St. John Still Without Power After Hurricane Irma


More than 40 days after Hurricane Irma hit St. John, 100 percent of the island still does not have power.

FDA Approves Second Gene-Altering Cancer Treatment

The US Food and Drug Administration has approved a second gene therapy for cancer, the first to target non-Hodgkin lymphomas.


Oroville Dam Repair Costs Will Top $500 Million

The costs to repair the nation's tallest dam after a nearly catastrophic failure of the spillways will top $500 million, nearly double the original estimate.

Police Searching For Suspect In Hotel Robberies In Oakland County [PHOTOS]


FARMINGTON (WWJ) – Police are investigating suspected armed robberies at two Holiday Inn Express locations in Farmington Hills.

At Mississippi School: Goodbye, Confederacy. Hello, Obama

A Mississippi school is shedding the name of the Confederacy's only president and will instead be named for the first African-American president of the United States.

Exercise A Lot? You Could Be At Risk For Rhabdomyolysis


Some people are heading to emergency rooms because they've pushed themselves too hard during workouts.

Eagles Ready For Second Showdown With The Redskins

The stage is set for an NFC East showdown Monday Night when Washington comes to town.

Honolulu Makes It Illegal To Smoke In Cars With Kids


The ban will heavily fine any smoker caught with a regular or electronic cigarette while a minor is in the vehicle.

Suburb’s Opioid Crackdown Nets 14 Arrests


Braidwood's death rate from opioids was so high over the past few years compared to the rest of Will County that authorities thought it was time to take some action.

Police: Man Shot In Torso In South Minneapolis


A man is in the hospital after being shot in in south Minneapolis Thursday afternoon.