Parallels seen in protests of Dakota pipeline, Oregon refuge

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — On the same day seven defendants celebrated their acquittal in the armed takeover of a federal wildlife refuge in Oregon, law enforcement officers dressed in riot gear and firing bean bag rounds arrested nearly 150 oil pipeline protesters camped out in North Dakota.

  • Written by GILLIAN FLACCUS, Associated Press

The 13 women who could show Bill Cosby had a pattern

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Did Bill Cosby drug and molest young women as part of a "signature" crime spree spanning five decades? Prosecutors preparing for his sexual-assault trial hope to call 13 of about 60 accusers to show just that.

  • Written by MARYCLAIRE DALE, Associated Press

Massive Oklahoma manhunt ends with fugitive suspect dead

LEEDEY, Okla. (AP) — A massive, weeklong manhunt for a suspect in a string of violent crimes, including the killing of two relatives, the shooting of three law enforcement officers and multiple carjackings, has ended in a police chase and shootout that left the man dead in western Oklahoma.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS