Thursday, October 1, 2015

Daily Misfortune Thursday, October 1, 2015

Daily Misfortune Thursday, October 1, 2015 ---
Month Misfortune october 2015 ---

    Headlines:
    1. [Another]High-rise tower catches fire in Emirati city of Sharjah 
    2. As a retaliation for the rocket fired on the Israeli city of Ashdod, the Israeli Air Force carries out airstrikes on suspected Hamas positions in theGaza(The News Hub)
    3. Afghan WarBattle of Kunduz The government of Afghanistan claims to have recaptured the city of Kunduz(AFP via ABC News Australia)
    4. The government of Afghanistan claims to have recaptured the city ofKunduz(AFP via ABC News Australia)
    5. Taliban forces take over the Warduj District of the Badakhshan Provinceas government forces retreat. (WVTM)
    6. C-130J transport aircraft crashes in eastern Afghanistan as it approaches the airport in Jalalabad killing at least 11 people on board, no enemy fire was observed.
    7.  Russian air-strikes reportedly kill U.S.-backed Syrian rebels as Russian jets bomb rebel positions in rural areas of northern Syria, including a town held by Islamist militant groups including Al-Qaeda's branch in Syria, the 
    8. Al-Nusra FrontIraq's prime minister Haider al-Abadi endorses Russian air-strikes against ISIS forces in Iraq while expressing 'disappointment' with theU.S.-led coalition(Times Live)
    9. 4 killed Four Turkish soldiers are killed in PKK attacks across southeastern Turkey. Turkish authorities impose a curfew in the city of Mardin due to escalating violence. (Today's Zaman)
    10. Chinese authorities arrest a suspect in yesterday's 17 Liucheng County mail bomb explosions quarry-worker, Wei Yinyong, and another explosion this morning.
    11. 12 killed Bus crashes into crowd at Ankara Turkey bus stop after claimed brake failure
    12. Student charged with attempted murder in South Dakota high school principal shooting 
    13. 1 killed Security guard shot to death at office tower in Atlanta  
    14. Leslie Allen Merritt, Arizona Freeway Shooting Suspect, Pleads Not Guilty  
    15. 4 Dead, 23 Hurt  Philippine Vice Mayor, Bus Hit By Blasts: Police
    16. Oct 1 Jian Ghomeshi arraigned on assault charges; it was consensual rough sex, he says  
    17. Lead investigator says northern Illinois police officer  Charles Gliniewicz  was shot with own weapon after signs of struggle
    18. 5 fired 5 Miami officers fired after being caught bribing incarcerated teens to brutally assault each other  
    19. 1 injured Miami security guard shoots robbery suspect in the arm 
    20. Woman Arrested Manslaughter DUI in Hit-and-Run Crash That Killed Bicyclist Head-on in Carle Place 
    21. 13 dead 20 injured suspect killed  October 1, 2015  Mass Shooting at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg Oregon 
    22. Hamas praises attack on two Israeli couples killed in a shooting of their car in the northern West Bank
    23. Yemeni Civil War Government forces and the Southern Resistance backed by coalition forces wrest control of the strategic strait of Bab Al Mandab and a smallMayoun Island in the Red Sea from Houthi militants. (AP via Fox News)(Gulf News)(Al Jazeera‎)
    24. Bahrain recalls its ambassador to Iran  finding bomb-making factory and arresting suspects linked to Iran's Revolutionary Guards. 
    25. October 1, 2015 St. Paul woman on daily walk with husband struck, killed by car
    26. October 1, 2015 Third Cleveland drive-by shooting in month kills 5-month-old girl riding in car 
    27. October 1, 2015 Police Searching in Jordan for White Suspect in Chaska Shooting couple in home 
    28. October 1, 2015 3 dead, 1 injured in shooting in Inglis Florida 
    Detail:
    1. [Another]High-rise tower catches fire in Emirati city of Sharjah Daily Mail UK Witnesses and local media say a fire has broken out on a skyscraper under construction in the Emirati city of Sharjah, near Dubai. Fires have affected several skyscrapers in the Emirates, including a February blaze that broke out at Dubai's 86-story Torch tower
    2. As a retaliation for the rocket fired on the Israeli city of Ashdod, the Israeli Air Force carries out airstrikes on suspected Hamas positions in theGaza. (The News Hub)
    3. Afghan War, Battle of Kunduz The government of Afghanistan claims to have recaptured the city of Kunduz. (AFP via ABC News Australia)
    4. The government of Afghanistan claims to have recaptured the city ofKunduz(AFP via ABC News Australia)
    5. Taliban forces take over the Warduj District of the Badakhshan Provinceas government forces retreat. (WVTM)
    6. C-130J transport aircraft crashes in eastern Afghanistan as it approaches the airport in Jalalabad killing at least 11 people on board. A U.S. military spokesman says there were no reports of enemy fire at the time. (Al Jazeera)(ABC News)(Reuters)
    7. Syrian Civil War Russian intervention in the Syrian Civil War Russian air-strikes reportedly kill U.S.-backed Syrian rebels as Russian jets bomb rebel positions in rural areas of northern Syria, including the town of Jisr al-Shughour, which is currently held by Islamist militant groups including Al-Qaeda's branch in Syria, the Al-Nusra Front(The Telegraph)
    8. Iraq's prime minister Haider al-Abadi endorses Russian air-strikes against ISIS forces in Iraq while expressing 'disappointment' with theU.S.-led coalition(Times Live)
    9. Turkey–PKK conflict 2015 PKK rebellion Four Turkish soldiers are killed in PKK attacks across southeastern Turkey. Turkish authorities impose a curfew in the city of Mardin due to escalating violence. (Today's Zaman)
    10. Chinese authorities arrest a suspect in yesterday's 17 Liucheng County mail bomb explosions that killed at least seven people and wounded more than 50. The suspect is identified as 33-year-old quarry-worker, Wei Yinyong, from Dapu township also in Guangxi Province. There is another explosion this morning. While it's not clear if it is connected, authorities reportedly located 60 packages yesterday which were being examined by a bomb squad(The New York Times)(Asia One)(Voice of America)(Al Arabiya)
    11. Twelve killed as bus crashes into crowd at Ankara Turkey bus stop AFP Channel NewsAsia The driver lost control of the vehicle, claims apparent brake failure as the bus drove through the Dikimevi district of the city, Deadly accidents involving public buses are a regular feature on Turkey's roads. some bus drivers who have been filmed reading and, in one case, even dancing while driving. Turkey deaths as bus hits commuters in Ankara - BBC News British Broadcasting Corporation Injured person treated at scene of bus crash in Ankara have died after a bus struck a queue of people at a bus stop
    12. Student charged with attempted murder in South Dakota shooting AP 16-year-old student has been charged with attempted murder in the shooting of a South Dakota high school principal, who was lightly wounded in the arm. charges were filed Thursday against Mason Buhl as an adult. Father doesn't know what led to shooting.  says the teen has been very quiet over the past year and thinks he's "just mad at everybody." Student charged with attempted murder in S. Dakota shooting AP A 16-year-old student has been charged with attempted murder in the shooting of a South Dakota high school principal, who was lightly wounded in the arm. Lincoln County State's Attorney Tom Wollman says...
    13. Security guard shot to death at office tower in Atlanta  AP Atlanta police are investigating after a security guard was shot and killed at an office tower in the city's Buckhead commercial area. CBS 46 reports that the shooting happened shortly before 5 a.m....
    14. Leslie Allen Merritt, Arizona Freeway Shooting Suspect, Pleads Not Guilty  NBC News - Erik Ortiz Prosecutors say Merritt, 21, was involved in the first four of 11 shootings that targeted random drivers on Interstate 10 over two weeks.
    15. 4 Dead, 23 Hurt in Philippine Vice Mayor, Bus Blasts: PoliceNDTV Bomb in southern Philippines kills 4, hits vice mayor convoyAssociated Press via Yahoo! bomb hidden in a parked motorcycle exploded and hit the passing convoy of a vice mayor in the southern Philippines  killing four people and wounding at least six others, the police and military said. just hour before, bomb blew up on a passenger bus 190 miles to the west, injuring at least 18 people in the town of Polomolok
    16. Oct 1 Jian Ghomeshi arraigned on assault charges; it was consensual rough sex, he says  AP - aCharmaine Noronha Former Canadian Broadcasting Corp. radio host Jian Ghomeshi pleaded not guilty Thursday to four counts of sexual assault and one count of choking in a case that rocked the country's vaunted public broadcaster. Wikipedia: Canadian musician, writer, and former CBC radio broadcaster. From 1990 to 2000 he was a member of the Thornhill-based folk-pop band Moxy Früvous, as a vocalist and drummer. Ghomeshi is awaiting trial on a total of seven counts of sexual assault, and one count of overcoming resistance by choking, against a total of six women, and faces a maximum possible sentence of life in prison. In late 2014, he was arrested and charged with four counts of sexual assault, and one count of choking, in relation to three complainants. He was charged with three additional counts related to three more women on January 8, 2015. On October 1, 2015, Ghomeshi pled not guilty to one count of choking and four counts of sexual assault. Ghomeshi was born on June 9, 1967 in London, England to Iranian parents.
    17. Lead investigator says northern Illinois police officer  Charles Gliniewicz  was shot with own weapon AP The lead investigator on the case of a northern Illinois police officer found shot dead has confirmed that the police lieutenant was shot with his own weapon. Illinois police officer whose fatal shooting last month set off a massive manhunt was shot twice with his own weapon, and there were signs of a struggle at the scene, the lead investigator said Thursday in releasing what he called carefully vetted details. Authorities, who have until now revealed little about their investigation, confirmed for the first time that Fox Lake police Lt. Charles Gliniewicz was shot with his own weapon Homicide Investigation Ongoing Into Death of Fox Lake Police Officer After Evidence Shows Signs of Struggle 43 min ago Newsweek Lieutenant Charles Joseph Gliniewicz was killed after tracking three suspects in early September.
    18. 5 Miami officers fired after being caught bribing incarcerated teens to brutally assault each other  Daily Kos Four days after being arrested this past August, teenager Elord Revolte left the Miami lockup on a stretcher, beaten to a bloody pulp by as many as 20 other incarcerated teens. He died with too many injuries to name here. Now, we've just learned that five officers (including supervisors) inside of the jail have been fired for falsifying reports and bribing kids with drinks and snacks to brutally beat one another
    19. Miami security guard shoots robbery suspect in the arm AP Miami Police are investigating after a security guard shot a robbery suspect in the arm, early Thursday morning.
    20. Woman Arrested Manslaughter DUI in Hit-and-Run Crash That Killed Bicyclist in Carle Place Patch Florida woman faces manslaughter and DWI charges. | Patch..., Melissa A. McKiski, 22, of Venice, FL, was driving westbound on Old Country Road when she struck a bicyclist traveling eastbound in the westbound curb lane at 12:36 a.m.  charged with second degree vehicular manslaughter, driving while intoxicated and leaving the scene of a fatality. 
    21. 10-15 dead 20 injured  , October 1, 2015  Mass Shooting at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg Oregon Shots were reported 10:40 am PST. Unidentified gunman was neutralized after  mass shooting in one room at an Oregon community college. Rumours on 4chan circulated about  a thread on the message board 4chan was created the day before  with someone posting an image with a gun and writing that foreshadowed the events of the next day with some detail. "Don't go to school tomorrow if you are in the northwest,” the original poster said in his thread. ““Will post again in am, 10 min countdown. Won't say more to much to prepare.”
    22. 10-15 dead 20 injured , October 1, 2015 Mass Shooting at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg Oregon Shots were reported 10:40 am PST. Unidentified gunman was neutralized after mass shooting in one room at an Oregon community college. Umpqua Community College shootingA mass shooting at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregonkills nine people and leaves seven wounded. The shooter is killed by police. The man's motives are unknown. (Reuters), (CNN), (BBC News), (Reuters) The shooter is identified as 26-year-old Chris Harper-Mercer. (CBS News), (Palm Beach Post)
    23. 2 killed October 1, 2015 A 5 man Hamas cell was later arrested after an Israeli couple Eitam and Na'ama Henkin was  killed in a shooting attack on their car in the northern West Bank; four of the couple's children are in the vehicle at the time but are not hit by the gunfire. Hamas praises the “heroic attack” and calls for "more high-quality attacks." (The Times of Israel) (Israel National News) (Breaking Israel News) arrests: Suspected terrorist murderers of Henkin couple arrested Yoav Zitun Israel News The Shin-Bet claims to have found the terrorists who murdered the couple in a drive-by shooting on Thursday. According to Shin-Bet sources, a five-person squad was arrested, its members later confessing during interrogation. The squad’s leader once sat in an Israeli prison for security-related crimes. Another member of the squad was arrested in a Nablus hospital, in which he was hiding, on Sunday.5-man Hamas cell that killed Naama and Eitam Henkin arrested The Times of Israel Shin Bet: Hamas Cell Behind Fatal West Bank Shooting Nabbed Haaretz‎ Murderers of Rabbi Eitam & Mrs. Na'ama Henkin in Custody – The Yeshiva World List of violent incidents in the Israeli–Palestinian ... - Wikipedia A Jewish Israeli couple, Eitam and Na'ama Henkin from the settlement of Neria, were murdered in a drive-by shooting assault between Itamar and Elon Moreh ...
    24. Yemeni Civil War Government forces and the Southern Resistance backed by coalition forces wrest control of the strategic strait of Bab Al Mandab and a smallMayoun Island in the Red Sea from Houthi militants. (AP via Fox News)(Gulf News), (Al Jazeera‎)
    25. Bahrain recalls its ambassador to Iran and expels the Iranian acting chargé d'affaires who is declared persona non-grata, a day after Bahraini security forces discovered a large bomb-making factory in Nuwaidrat and arrested a number of suspects linked to Iran's Revolutionary Guards. Bahrain's decision to recall its ambassador comes "in light of continued Iranian meddling in the affairs of the kingdom of Bahrain in order to create sectarian strife and impose hegemony and control." (The Daily Star), (Gulf News)
    26. October 1, 2015 St. Paul woman on daily walk with husband struck, killed by car A 63-year-old St. Paul woman was killed crossing St. Clair Avenue on Thursday morning while walking with her husband.
    27. October 1, 2015 Third Cleveland drive-by shooting in month kills 5-month-old girl riding in car Oct 2, 2015 Associated Press Cleveland authorities say a drive-by shooting killed a 5-month-old  baby girl who was hit in the chest while riding in a car. Officials suspect the gunfire came from an apartment building, but no immediate arrests were made. Third deadly drive-by shooting of a child in Cleveland over the past month. A 3-year-old boy and a 5-year-old boy were killed in September. Similar:April 16, 2015 Malijah Grant 1 Yr Old Girl Murdered Drive By Shooting Near Seattle In Kent, Washington near Seattle, Malijah Grant, 1 year old African American girl was shot in her car seat. A black car pulled alongside and opened fire after an exchange of words with her parents. Police initially thought it was road rage, but later believed the shooting was not random
    28. October 1, 2015 Police Searching in Jordan for White Suspect in Chaska Shooting couple in home KSTP.com‎  injured, suspect sought. Police are continuing their search Friday morning for a 39-year-old man accused of shooting two people at a home in Chaska. before 10 p.m. Thursday a man and a woman were shot at a home... The shooter ran from the home.. police identified the suspect as Joshua Lee Gilpin. He's a 5-foot-11-inch tall white man and weighs about 200 pounds
    29. October 1, 2015 3 dead, 1 injured in shooting in Inglis FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay  INGLIS (FOX 13) - One person continues to fight for his life Friday morning, but three others are dead following a tragic shooting in north Florida Thursday evening. Deputies said it ... That's when officials say Tyson turned the gun on him, and killed ...
    *Timeline
    1. September 30, 2015 Prominent Turkish journalist attacked in latest sign of pressure on media  ANKARA, Oct 1 (Reuters) - A prominent Turkish journalist has been beaten up outside his home, Ahmet Hakan, a columnist for Turkey's leading secular Hurriyet newspaper and a host on broadcaster CNN Turk, was followed home from the television station by four men in a black car late on Wednesday, before being assaulted near his residence
    2. Sept 30 Police: 1 dead after shooting into car in Kent WA Target parking lot after argument AP Police say a man was shot to death in his car at a Target shopping center parking lot in Kent. appears to have been a confrontation between the man and the driver of another vehicle. other driver fired shots just before 7 p.m. Wednesday and immediately fled in a late 1980s or early 1990s white or silver Toyota
    3. Arrest made in slaying of Greenwood cook Indianapolis Star A man has been arrested in connection to Wednesday morning's fatal shooting of a cook outside a Greenwood restaurant.

    1. September 28, 2015 Police: Teenage girl tried to run down man, 18, in Seaford Del AP  Three teenagers face charges after police say the driver intentionally struck one of their peers with a vehicle in a Seaford apartment parking lot. The girl is charged with attempted murder, conspiracy,... defendants were involved in a fight on Monday night with an 18-year-old man. Authorities say the defendants got into a vehicle and the driver — a 16-year-old girl — intentionally struck the victim with the vehicle. charged with attempted murder, conspiracy, assault and disorderly conduct tags: deliberate accident
    1. September 24. 2015 15-year-old knocked on door for phone, jailed on charges he raped, stabbed woman, 83  AP A 15-year-old boy has been jailed and charged as an adult with raping, stabbing and robbing an 83-year-old woman after knocking on her door and asking to use the phone. police say Azaiah Williams, of Tobyhanna, attacked the woman on Sept. 24, but he was not charged until Thursday after police say they found her credit card on him and he acknowledge the attack in a police interview. . He removed a wallet and took a credit card and bank deposit slips. As he left the home, he took some of the victim’s clothes off.

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    September 4, 2013 killing  aug 5 pleading  Man Sentenced to 20 Years for San Mateo Robbery Turned Deadly Patch Edwin Lee, 23, of Daly City pleaded no contest Aug. 5 to burglary and home invasion robbery in exchange for the sentence.  avoided a murder charge for the death of an accomplice when the robbery he was involved in turned into a shootout in a home on Sept. 4, 2013. Prosecutors said Lee, along with 24-year-old Bunn Vo and 23-year-old Bryant Ma, entered a home demanded money from a safe. 
    The victim, who was held at gunpoint, pulled a gun on the men. A shootout ensued that left Lee, Ma and the robbery victim injured.  Lee and Vo can be prosecuted for murder for creating the dangerous situation that led to the death of their accomplice.

    26 Aug, 2015 Russia: Serviceman kills 2 soldiers and officer in Russia, then commits suicide – Defense Ministry   RIA Novosti  A Russian serviceman has taken his own life after killing an officer and two soldiers. Two other soldiers are reported injured in the gunfire. The shootout happened in a military field camp in Russia’s Kostroma Region on Wednesday. “On August 26, in a guard house of a military field camp in Kostroma Region a military man fired a gun. As a result, an officer and two soldiers are dead, two other servicemen were injured,” says statement by the Defense Ministry press service...  guided by personal motives in his actions.

    October 29, 2014 shooting  2 teens sentenced, one to life in fatal shooting of central Ohio pizza driver  AP — Two teenagers have been sentenced Oct 1, 2015 to prison in the fatal shooting of a central Ohio pizza driver who was killed while making a delivery last fall.Columbus Dispatch 17-year-old boy was sentenced on Tuesday to life in prison with no chance for parole for 18 years in the killing  of 45-year-old James Crabtree Jr. The youth, who prosecutors say fired the gun, pleaded guilty in adult court in July to murder with a gun specification. Nineteen-year-old Sean Fletcher Jr., armed and participated got nine years. 

    *Sources

    Cops: Social media tips helped ID 1981 murder victim CBS News Authorities have identified a woman found dead in Arizona more than three decades ago as New Hampshire woman Brenda Gerow...

    Prosecutors dispute method in professor's sex assault trial  AP Prosecutors are challenging the methods a Rutgers University professor claims she used to communicate with a disabled man who she's accused of sexually assaulting in her office in 2011.


    5 University of Alabama fraternity members arrested on hazing charges  United Press International
    Law enforcement arrested five University of Alabama students accused of hazing fellow students as part of a Phi Gamma Delta fraternity ritual.

    Wrongfully convicted Frankton man to get $3M settlement AP The attorney for a man who had a central Indiana school arson conviction overturned says a $3 million lawsuit settlement will let him start a new life. Attorney Steven Art tells The...

    Affidavit: Suspect 'laughed' about bleeding homicide victim AP A recently released affidavit says a man charged in a Lawrence killing laughed about the victim bleeding to death. The affidavit says the meth-smoking companion told officers that Back said he had...


    5 University of Alabama students arrested on hazing charges  AOL The five students, who are all either 20 or 21 years old, are members of the Phi Gamma Delta fraternity.

    Suspect in 1985 Youngstown rape, murder freed from death penalty AP Defendant Bennie Adams can't face the death penalty again when his case goes back to a judge for re-sentencing, the Ohio Supreme Court decla…...

    September 30, 2015 Police: Armed Robber Grabs Cash at Woodbridge Exxon Patch The suspect reportedly brandished a firearm and left an Exxon on Seeton Square in Woodbridge with an undisclosed amount of cash Wednesday. | Patch...

    Sentencing Thursday for Reno man accused of torturing dogsAP - Scott Sonner lawyer for a 25-year-old Reno man who pleaded no contest to torturing or dismembering seven dogs says the former psychology major should be ordered to receive treatment for his chronic depression and...

    .Pennsylvania AG Faces Additional Criminal Charges 2 hr ago Wall Street Journal Prosecutors added a new perjury count and other criminal charges against Pennsylvania's attorney general, Kathleen Kane, saying they found a signed document that contradicts her claims she never agreed to maintain secrecy of...

    Trial puts gun shop in line of fire for 'straw sale' blamed in cops' shooting FOX News
    A trial pitting a Milwaukee gun shop owner against two city cops injured by what they claim were illegally sold firearms began Wednesday, leaving jurors to decide what responsibility dealers bear in so-called...

    Police investigating death of baby found at homeless shelter AP Police are investigating the death of a 4-month-old boy who was found unresponsive at a Massachusetts homeless shelter. A spokeswoman for the Essex district attorney's office said Thursday that a staff member...Police investigate Lynn baby boy's death AP Police are investigating the death of a 4-month-old baby boy who was found unresponsive at a Lynn homeless shelter. A spokeswoman for the Essex district attorney's office said Thursday that a staff...

    Trial date set for man charged with killing missing sisters

    2 hr ago AP
    A convicted sex offender charged with murder in the 1975 disappearance of two sisters from a Maryland mall is tentatively set to go on trial next month.


    Loudoun County Man Pleads Guilty to First Degree Murder ago Patch The trial for formal sentencing will occur on Feb. 18 and 19.


    4 now charged with September killing in Greensboro AP Four people have now been charged in the shooting death of a woman in Greensboro last month. Police told local media on Wednesday that 31-year-old Keosha Quanvette Gattis of Graham and 26-year-old Takwan...

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    Woman accused of bar mitzvah sex assault: I was drugged  USA Today The attorney for a yoga teacher accused of committing sex acts on young boys at a bar mitzvah claims drugs were found in her system, and that she has no memory of what...


    Maine man charged in fatal hit-and-run  AP The Androscoggin County Sheriff's Department says it has made an arrest in a fatal hit-and-run in Turner, Maine. Sheriff Eric Samson tells WCSH-TV that a pickup driver called police after media reports...


    Chenango County man cops plea in murder of former girlfriend AP A 49-year-old upstate New York man has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the beating death of his former girlfriend.

    Jury to decide on Frisco 2014 assault case AP The case of a man accused of beating a man to death outside a Frisco motel last year is now in the hands of a jury.

    Mom charged in daughter's death says child fell down stairs AP A New Hampshire woman charged with beating her 3-year-old daughter to death tells police the girl appeared to have a seizure before the two of them tumbled down the stairs.

    Gawker Tulsa Sheriff to Resign Over Shooting By Deputy Who Bought His Way Into Police
    4 hr ago io9
    Gawker Tulsa Sheriff to Resign Over Shooting By Deputy Who Bought His Way Into Police | Gizmodo Nest's Big Solution for Smart Homes Is Here and It Looks Awesome | Jalopnik...

    Accused Sex Offender Allegedly Branded Runaways With Signature Tattoo Huffington Post - a
    a a tattoo bearing his name. In an explosive interview above with Denver's Fox31, a man who dated one of the alleged victims said Sean Crumpler had the friend get the tattoo with...

    Suspect in some Phoenix freeway shootings heads to court AP - Terry Tang A man accused in some of the freeway shootings that put Phoenix drivers on edge for weeks will be in court Thursday to face charges that could lead to 100 years in prison...

    Cellphones, Booze, Cash Taken in Armed Robbery Patch Four men held up Bradenton's Oasis Bar Thursday morning. | Patch...


    Man who lied about shooting himself says future 'ruined' AP A 22-year-old southern Illinois man convicted of a felony for lying about shooting himself has told a judge he regrets a decision that he says "ruined" his life. David A. Koester of Effingham... initially told authorities someone shot him in the leg while he was jogging with his dog in the Little Wabash River bottoms on Dec. 19, ruined chances for military career.

    UCLA student accused of inappropriately touching young girls AP Police have arrested a UCLA student accused of inappropriately touching three young girls during a soccer game at the university. According to a crime alert issued Saturday, one of the girls reported...

    Three more women accuse Bill Cosby of sexual assault as deposition looms

    5 hr ago Globe and Mail
    Cosby is scheduled to be questioned under oath Oct. 9 in a case involving accusations that he sexually assaulted a different woman in 1974 when she was 15...

    Texas man faces life term for 47-year-old Pennsylvania murder

    5 hr ago Reuters - David Dekok
    A Texas man faces a life term at his sentencing in Pennsylvania on Thursday for the 1968 murder of a Bethlehem Steel Corp worker in what prosecutors say is one of the...

    Lawyer is ordered jailed for alleged sabotage of client's psychiatric exam
    5 hr ago ABA Journal
    A California judge has ordered a civil rights lawyer to spend a day in jail for warning a psychiatrist—in front of the lawyer's teen client—that…...


    Man arrested in OD death of UMass student faces arraignment

    5 hr ago AP
    A New Hampshire man facing an involuntary manslaughter charge for allegedly selling the heroin that led to the overdose death of a UMass student in 2013 faces arraignment. Pro...

    9 unidentified DNA samples found where Illinois officer died
    5 hr ago AP
    Commander in homicide probe: 9 unidentified DNA samples found where Illinois officer died...


    Mind-altering tea linked with string of suicides, murders, insanity

    5 hr ago Daily Mail
    but has recently become a major tourist draw in the rainforests where it grows.

    Boyfriend in coma after saving woman from hit-and-run driver  AP An eastern Pennsylvania man remains in a coma after pushing his girlfriend from the path of a driver jailed in what police are calling a drunken hit-and-run accident. Samantha...

    FBI: Nearly 5X More Murders Committed With Knives Than Assault Rifles

    5 hr ago Infowars - Kit Daniels
    Guns used over 300X more often to stop crime than to kill, according to past studies.

    Conn. Mom Arrested After She Allegedly Left Child Home Alone While She Performed Sexual Favors for Money
    5 hr ago The Root - Stephen A. Crockett Jr.
    A Hartford, Connecticut mother was arrested Tuesday after she reportedly left her 4-year-old daughter home alone while she was out performing sexual favors for money.

    Independence police investigate 2 deaths
    5 hr ago AP
    Independence police are investigating the deaths of two people in the Kansas City suburb.

    Man says son did not have drug paraphernalia in 2011 arrest
    5 hr ago AP
    The father of a Dover man who alleges officers used excessive force in a 2011 arrest says he told police what they thought was drug paraphernalia in his son's possession was actually an...




    Man of Steal? Police say burglary suspect wore Superman T
    6 hr ago AP
    The Philadelphia Daily News (http://bit.ly/1j2FlJO ) reports 18-year-old Kyree Henneghan was charged with two Upper Darby burglaries that police linked him to because of the t-shirt. Police Superintendent Michael Chitwood says a...


    Zippy the Pinhead impersonator arrested for assaulting elderly woman (warning: graphic images)

    6 hr ago Fark



    IU police investigate case of student, 20, reported missing

    6 hr ago AP
    Indiana University police are investigating the disappearance of a 20-year-old student reported missing Monday by a relative.


    Police: Man arrested for exposing himself to girl on train
    6 hr ago AP
    A Maryland man has been arrested on felony child abuse charges after police say he exposed himself to a teenager on a Washington train. Metro Transit Police say that on Sept. 11,...

    Suspect in NYC violinist's slaying pleads guilty to murder
    6 hr ago AP
    One of the two men charged in the slaying of a New York City violinist at her upstate summer home has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder. Authorities say the two homeless men...

    Five U. of Alabama fraternity members arrested for hazing crimes

    6 hr ago USA Today
    The students allegedly made pledges stand in buckets of salt and ice, which led to burns on their feet. ...

    Philly cops investigate wrapped, stabbed body near overpass

    6 hr ago AP
    Philadelphia police say they've found the decomposing body of a stabbing victim found wrapped in a blanket and a tarp. The unidentified man's body was found about 6 p.m. Wednesday under and overpass...

    Police seek prankster who poured soap into Honolulu fountain
    6 hr ago AP
    Authorities are looking for the prankster who poured detergent into a Honolulu fountain, sending a stream of foam into the road. Honolulu Fire Department crews worked to clear the road Wednesday morning after...

    Top drug dealer arrested in Marshfield, heroin seized

    7:19 AM AP
    Authorities say they've arrested a top drug dealer in central Wisconsin and seized $80,000 worth of heroin. The 24-year-old man was arrested during a traffic stop in Marshfield Tuesday evening. He could face...


    Man arrested in connection with fire at restaurant site

    7:16 AM AP
    The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives say 52-year-old Stephen Pettiway was arrested Wednesday afternoon and charged with arson. The blaze spread to The Gramercy and The Chancellor apartment buildings and...




    Jury convicts man in fatal shootings of 2 brothers
    6:48 AM AP
    A man has been found guilty but mentally ill in the fatal shootings of two brothers who were his partners in a farming business in the northern Lower Peninsula. Richard Strzelecki still...


    NYC man gets 15 years in crowbar attack on upstate woman

    6:44 AM AP
    The Times Union of Albany reports (http://bit.ly/1LSebjJ ) that Woods pleaded guilty in July to attempted first-degree assault, second-degree assault and endangering the welfare of a child. Authorities said Woods repeatedly beat...





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