Proposal would cut tax penalty on forgiven student loans

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine Sen. Angus King is among a group of lawmakers backing a proposal to eliminate a tax penalty that is currently levied on student loans forgiven for families after the death or disability of the borrower.


FBI: Gang members arrested in phone thefts from 9 states

CLEVELAND (AP) — Members of a violent Ohio street gang have been charged in federal court for their involvement in the thefts of $500,000 worth of cellphones and electronic devices from stores and shopping malls in nine states outside of Ohio, an FBI spokeswoman said Thursday.

  • Written by MARK GILLISPIE , Associated Press