COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Nearly a quarter of undergraduate women surveyed at more than two dozen universities say they experienced unwanted sexual contact sometime during college, according to a report released Monday.
ATLANTA (AP) — The only woman on Georgia's death row is scheduled to be executed next week, more than six months after her previously scheduled execution was called off at the last minute because of a problem with the lethal execution drugs.
The mother of a young girl dubbed Baby Doe and identified almost three months after her remains washed up inside a trash bag on a Boston Harbor beach was ordered held on $1 million cash bond Monday, and the mother's boyfriend was denied bail on murder charges.
SELMA, Ala. (AP) — In a story Sept. 20 about a shooting at a church in Alabama, The Associated Press, relying on information from law enforcement officials, erroneously identified the minister who was wounded. The injured pastor was Bob Carswell, not Earl Carswell.
Georgia plans to carry out its first execution of a woman in 70 years next week following repeated delays, the Georgia Department of Corrections said on Monday. Kelly Renee Gissendaner, 47, is scheduled to be executed by lethal injection on Sept. 29 at 7 pm. She was sentenced to death for her role in plotting the 1997 murder of her husband. Tests later indicated the appearance was caused by storing the drug at too low a temperature, prison officials said.