BAY MINETTE, Ala. (AP) — The conviction Wednesday of an Alabama woman accused of being part of an incestuous sex ring provided graphic evidence about horrendous child molestation, but it didn't answer a baffling question: What happened to a young victim who is missing and presumed dead?
BEND, Ore. (AP) — The Facebook page of a local brewery lit up with condemnations: Loyal beer drinkers said the brewers were greedy "sellouts." Some fans threatened to boycott the brand. One declared he would stop wearing a T-shirt promoting the beer.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — In one version of a story Dec. 9 about the first death of a female Philadelphia firefighter in the line of duty, The Associated Press reported erroneously that a female firefighter killed last year in Houston was also that department's first to die in the line of duty. At least one other female firefighter died battling a blaze in Houston, in 2000.