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Guy Charged With Using His Kilt to ... Shoplift

It's the ultimate mystery—what is underneath a Scot's kilt? Turns out the answer might be a purloined toy helicopter. That's what Daniel Ducret, 37, of Portland is accused of putting in his kilt, among other small items from a Fry's Electronics, reports the Oregonian. Store staff claim they saw...

Man charged with murder in Iowa trail death

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Steven Jonas, 49, was taken into custody after the body of Zachary Paulsen was found lying against a fence near a bike trail on Saturday in Clive, Iowa

?Army base in Va. on lockdown, active shooter reported

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Emergency protocols engaged at Fort Lee, after shooting incident at headquarters of CASCOM

5 killed, 42 wounded in Chicago weekend shootings

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Among the wounded was a 3-year-old boy, who was taken to the hospital in critical condition after he was accidentally shot in the head with his father's gun on Friday

Visitor to Ill. jail was trapped for 32 hours

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Man got locked in a Cook County Jail visiting room without food, water or a toilet; he broke open a sprinkler system to attract rescuers

Man in "stolen phone selfie" comes foward

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The man who appeared in a selfie snapped with a California burglary victim's phone says he didn't steal it -- his aunt bought the phone at a swap meet

1 person detained in L.A.-area shootings; 3 dead

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4 others hurt in what police called random shootings within about hour of each other; second person may have been involved, police say

Father of slain Ferguson, Missouri teen asks for "day of silence"

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Ahead of his son's funeral on Monday, the father of the slain 18-year-old thanked supporters and told them "all I want is peace"

Jay Nixon on possibility of controversial Ferguson cop being charged

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Missouri governor discusses the shooting and the resultant protests, welcoming a review of a program giving military-grade equipment to cops

3 Die in 'Random' LA Shootings; Suspect Held

Shootings early yesterday left three dead in attacks that the Los Angeles Times calls "seemingly random." Four were wounded in the San Fernando Valley shootings in the Los Angeles area. Police have detained a suspect; as to witness reports that multiple attackers were involved, "I can't tell you whether there...

Psycho For Love: Donald “Doc” Nash killed his girlfriend, Judy Spencer, strangling her with her own shoelace and then shooting her just to be sure; He has been sentenced to LWOP

Judy Spencer After 29 Years, Family of Murder Victim Gets Justice, Offers Advice for Others Waiting Murder Mystery: Students Crack Open Cold Case State of Missouri v Donald R Nash 2011 (conviction and sentence affirmed) Missouri Supreme Court affirms Nash murder conviction Supreme Court of Missouri Rules Donald ‘Doc’ Nash Capital Murder Conviction Affirmed St. […]

World's 'Greatest' Mass Murderess Bathed in Blood

Talk about odd anniversaries: Countess Elizabeth Bathory of the Kingdom of Hungary died 400 years ago, ending the world's "most prolific" killing spree by a woman, CNN reports. Bathory reportedly tortured and killed up to 650 girls and bathed in their blood because she believed it enhanced her youthfulness (ergo...

Neighbor to Cops: Stop 'Illegal' Lemonade Stand

Nothing like an entrepreneurial kid running a lemonade stand on the lawn—unless you're his angry neighbor, that is. Doug Wilkey of Dunedin, Fla., has been complaining for two years about 12-year-old TJ Guerrero's lemonade stand next door, Gawker reports. Wilkey emailed City Hall several times and reached out to...

Self-Help Guru Out of Prison, Teaching Again

A self-help author who spent nearly two years in prison for the deaths of three people following an Arizona sweat lodge ceremony is again hosting seminars in the state. Starting yesterday in the Phoenix suburb of Scottsdale, James Arthur Ray is leading discussions on how to deal with personal crisis....

Joel Heath Lovelien murder 10/27/2007 Grand Forks, ND Travis Stay charged with his murder, but acquitted at trial

Joel Lovelien Joel Heath Lovelien obituary Find-A-Grave: Joe Lovelien College student charged with murder in Grand Forks Stay pleads not guilty to Grand Forks murder Trial underway for Princeton man charged with murder Man acquittedShow More Summary

Multiple shootings leave 3 dead near Los Angeles

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Police say series early morning gun attacks that also wounded two others in San Fernando Valley could be related

Suge Knight shot at pre-VMA party hosted by Chris Brown

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Rap mogul has infamously been shot before, including at another MTV awards pre-party; authorities still seeking shooter

/Serial KIller: Butcher Baker Robert Hansen killed at least 17 women, sentenced to years in prison; Died 8/21/2014

Known Victims Lisa Futrell, 41 Malai Larsen, 28 Sue Luna, 23 Tami Pederson, 20 Angela Feddern, 24 DeLynn “Sugar” Frey Paula Goulding Andrea “Fish” Altiery Sherry Morrow, 23 Eklutna Annie [true identity unknown] Joanna Messina Cecelia “Beth” Van Zanten, 17 Megan Emerick, 17 Mary Kathleen Thill, 23 Cindy Paulson [survived] (no picture) Unknown Jane Doe […]

Officer critical in coma after Calif. gunfight

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Authorities say San Bernardino policeman was shot in the head when he stopped to talk to group of people on the street

Psycho For Love: Bilji Varghese killed his estranged wife’s lover, Dr. Haval Ravin; Sentenced to 26 years to life in prison

Sword expert accused of stabbing his wife’s lover to death Woman silent about lover’s death; ex-husband faces trial Guilty verdict in slaying of doctor Judge Sentences Man Who Fatally Stabbed Ex-Wife’s Lover Varghese v California 2009 (denied) PARAKKAMANNIL KOSHY BILJI VARGHESE, PETITIONER, v. Show More Summary

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