Associated Press

James Harden said the air just outside the Menard Correctional Center smelled better than the air inside he's been breathing for the last 14 years.

The 36-year-old man was freed from the prison in Chester Friday after a judge vacated his wrongful conviction in the 1991 rape and murder of a young girl. DNA evidence cleared him.

But Harden was still waiting for his brother, 34-year-old Jonathan Barr, to be freed. He remained in custody and the reason wasn't clear.

The men were among five teenagers convicted of killing Cateresa Matthews in a Chicago suburb.

The U.S. Geological Survey has recorded 10 aftershocks following a 5.6 magnitude earthquake that shook central Oklahoma.

The USGS says aftershocks ranging from a preliminary magnitude of 2.7 to 4.0 have been recorded in the same area near Prague, about 45 miles east of Oklahoma City.

Two aftershocks of magnitude 4.0 were recorded at 3:39 a.m. and 9:07 a.m. Sunday.

USGS seismologist Paul Earle in Golden, Colorado said the aftershocks will likely continue for several days and could continue for months.

Federal officials say there's no hazard from high radiation levels detected on an empty cylinder that once contained uranium hexafluoride when the items were delivered Wednesday to the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant.

A Nuclear Regulatory Commission spokesman said the cylinder was shipped back to the Converdyne/Honeywell Metropolis Works Plant.

But, a whistleblower and former plant employee, Gary Vander Boegh, and an official with the union representing plant employees, said the high readings were a ``serious'' problem.

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