Former Trenton, N.J., mayor sentenced to almost five years in prison

TRENTON, N.J., May 16 (UPI) --Tony Mack, the former mayor of Trenton, N.J., declined to say anything as he was sentenced to almost five years in prison.
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EL PASO, Texas, Aug. 30 (UPI) -- The body of TV icon Sherman Hemsley remains stored in an El Paso, Texas, funeral home freezer five weeks after his death from lung cancer.

2 bodies found in derailment rubble

NORTHBROOK, Ill., July 6 (UPI) -- Cleanup crews found two bodies beneath the rubble of a train derailment and bridge collapse in Northbrook, Ill., a suburb of Chicago, officials said.

Judge removes himself from piracy case

NORFOLK, Va., Dec. 29 (UPI) -- The federal judge in Virginia presiding over the case of 14 accused Somali pirates has recused himself because of a potential conflict of interest.

Men, women both prefer guns for suicide

AKRON, Ohio, Aug. 30 (UPI) -- Firearms are the preferred method of suicide for both men and women, though women are less likely to shoot themselves in the head, U.S. researchers found.

Judge refuses year delay for pirate trial

NORFOLK, Va., April 12 (UPI) -- A federal judge in Virginia refused a Justice Department request to delay the trial of 14 alleged Somali pirates for a year.

Somali piracy trial wraps up in Norfolk

NORFOLK, Va., Nov. 22 (UPI) -- Five Somalis charged with piracy for attacking a U.S. Navy ship are nearing the end of their trial in Norfolk, Va.

Miami's Payton suspended one game

MIAMI, Feb. 5 (UPI) -- Miami Heat guard Gary Payton was suspended without pay for Monday's game against the Charlotte Bobcats after verbally abusing officials last weekend.

Chicago Metra worker curses passengers

CHICAGO, July 29 (UPI) -- A Chicago Metra crew member used a vulgar phrase that includes the word "mother" to refer to passengers, the Chicago Tribune said Saturday.

Texas-UP rail pact may be blueprint

DALLAS, March 21 (UPI) -- An agreement signed by Texas and Union Pacific Railroad officials may become a blueprint in other states to solve transportation problems.

COL BKB: N.C. 115, George Mason 81

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Dec. 7 (UPI) -- Tenth-ranked North Carolina, which trailed at the break, rallied in the second half for a 115-81 win over George Mason Sunday afternoon.

Three bodies found in rail car at Houston

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Pittsburgh 65, George Mason 41

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 28 (UPI) -- Jaron Brown scored 13 points Saturday as second-ranked Pittsburgh extended its home winning streak to 13 games with a 65-41 victory over George Mason.

Toronto 91, Boston 89

BOSTON, Nov. 23 (UPI) -- Reserve Keon Clark scored 12 of his season-high 19 points in the final quarter Friday night as the Toronto Raptors scored 15 of the final 19 points en route to
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