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Teens Accused of Throwing Deadly Rock Face Life in Prison

Five Michigan teens who allegedly killed a 32-year-old father with a rock thrown from a highway overpass will remain in custody. On Tuesday, a judge refused bail for the five teens, aged 15 to 17, who have all pleaded not guilty to second-degree murder, conspiracy to commit murder, and other...

Vegas Shooter's Brother Arrested

One brother of the Las Vegas shooter is in police custody himself, suspected of possessing child pornography, the AP reports. Bruce Paddock, 58, was arrested Wednesday while he was awaiting surgery for spinal stenosis at a Los Angeles assisted-living facility, NBC News reports. Bruce Paddock told news outlets after the...

Jealous Wedding Crasher Ran Into Bridesmaids' Wrath

Bridesmaids who party together, fight together. That was apparently the unspoken code at a wedding Sunday in Palm Coast, Fla., where the New York Post reports an uninvited interloper caused a scene with a man she claimed was her boyfriend. Per WKMG, deputies say 20-year-old Shelby McDowell snuck into the...

Cops: Track Coach Tried to Transmit HIV to Students

The number of victims believed to have been abused by a track coach and school aide in Maryland has almost doubled: A 206-count indictment made public this week accuses 30-year-old Carlos Deangelo Bell of abusing 42 boys between May 2015 and June 2017, Fox News reports. In July, he was...

An Altercation, Then Gunfire at a La. College

A sheriff's spokesman says two people have been fatally shot on the campus of Louisiana's Grambling State University, and the shooter fled the scene, per the AP. A Lincoln Parish Sheriff's spokesman says detectives are at the scene of the double homicide, assisting campus police. Grambling State University Media Relations...

Warrant: Dad Has New Claim on How Missing 3-Year-Old Died

A Texas father is facing life in prison after police say he changed his story regarding his missing 3-year-old daughter, admitting she died while he "physically assisted" her in drinking milk, the Washington Post reports. Wesley Mathews was arrested Monday night after "voluntarily" providing a new statement to the Richardson...

Suspect Hiding From Cops Calls 911 For Rescue

A Utah man who was hiding from police and fled arrest had to call 911 to be rescued after getting stuck in his hiding spot. Salt Lake City police say 46-year-old Shane Paul Owen called dispatchers for help on Tuesday, more than six hours after he accidentally locked himself in...

Boy's Crossbow Killing Was No Accident: Cops

A 13-year-old boy is in custody on suspicion of murder in Oklahoma, where authorities say he shot a playmate with a crossbow after a "disagreement." Police in Lincoln County responded to a 911 call around 6pm Saturday and found 10-year-old Austin Almanza dead. He'd been shot with a broadhead arrow...

Teens Charged With Murder After Rocks Thrown From Highway Overpass

Police in Michigan say prosecutors are "throwing the book" at five teenagers accused of throwing a rock from a highway overpass, killing a construction worker who was on his way home to his fiancee and their 5-year-old son. Kyle Anger, 17, Mark Sekelsky, 16, Mikadyn Payne, 16, Alexzander Miller, 15,...

Father of Sherin Mathews Changes Story, Gets Arrested

The Texas man who claimed his adopted 3-year-old daughter disappeared after he put her outside at 3am as punishment was arrested Monday, a day after a child's body was found. Police say Wesley Mathews was charged with felony injury to a child after visiting a police station with his attorney...

Onetime Canadian Sports Personality Now Allegedly Robbing Banks

A former well-known Canadian TV sports anchor is in jail after police say he robbed two banks in as many days in the western province of Alberta last week. Police in the small city of Medicine Hat say Steve Vogelsang robbed a Royal Bank of Canada on Thursday, Oct. 19,...

At Bergdahl's Sentencing, Those Forever Harmed by Search to Speak

Can two days feel as excruciatingly long as five years? Ask Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who was supposed to learn his fate on Monday after pleading guilty last week to desertion and misbehavior before the enemy. CNN reports his sentencing hearing has been pushed to Wednesday because of a family emergency...

Man Who Had Been 'Drinking All Day' Kills Ohio Cop

Girard, Ohio is mourning Justin Leo, who is believed to be the first police officer killed in the line of duty in the Youngstown-area city's history. Police say Leo, a 31-year-old who had been on the Girard force for five years, was shot dead Saturday night after responding to a...

Body Found in Search for Girl Who Was Put Outside at 3am

Police in a Dallas suburb say they've found the body of a small child not far from the home of a 3-year-old girl who's been missing since earlier this month. Richardson police say the child's body was discovered in a culvert as authorities using dogs searched for Sherin Mathews on...

Murders of Florida Bus Riders Have Police Hunting a Killer

When asked Friday if Tampa has a serial killer on the loose, police chief Brian Dugan didn't deny the possibility. "We can call it what we want," the Tampa Bay Times quotes Dugan as saying. "If that brings attention to it, that's fine." Three people have been killed in the...

State Prosecutor Facing up to 30 Years for Organized Crime

A Kentucky prosecutor has pleaded not guilty to organized-crime and other charges that could send her to prison for up to 30 years, the AP reports. According to the Bowling Green Daily News, 64-year-old Gail Guiling pleaded not guilty during a Logan Circuit Court arraignment Friday. Guiling is the commonwealth's...

Shouts of 'Heil Hitler' Before Shooting After Richard Spencer Speech

Three men were arrested for an alleged shooting that took place about an hour after white nationalist Richard Spencer's University of Florida speech ended Thursday, and Gainesville police say the men yelled "Heil Hitler" before shots were fired. Tyler Tenbrink and brothers Colton and William Fears, all from Texas, have...

Judge Refuses to Clear Arpaio's Name Despite Pardon

The judge in former Sheriff Joe Arpaio's now-pardoned criminal case has refused the his request to throw out all rulings in the case, including a blistering decision that explained her reasoning in finding him guilty of a crime, the AP reports. The request denied Thursday by US District Judge Susan...

Twist in Case of Missing Hikers Found 'Locked in Embrace'

Southern California authorities say the deaths of a young woman and man who vanished in Joshua Tree National Park over the summer were a murder-suicide, the AP reports. The San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department said Friday that the bodies found Sunday were identified as 20-year-old Rachel Nguyen and 22-year-old Joseph...

Underwear Bomber Likens Treatment to 'Being Drowned'

The Nigerian man who tried to blow up a Detroit-bound jet with an underwear bomb is suing the US Justice Department, claiming he's been force-fed, punished for being Muslim, and held in solitary confinement inside Colorado's Supermax prison, all in violation of his constitutional rights. Upon his arrival in 2012,...

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