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No new plea deals in 'Ghost Ship' warehouse fire case, DA says

Friday  00:20,   17 august 2018

A Northern California district attorney has told a judge that she will no longer consider plea deals for two men charged in a fire at a dilapidated Oakland warehouse that killed 36 people in December 2016. In a letter obtained by The Associated[...]
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Woman, 19, faked kidnapping, sent ransom notes to extort father

Friday  00:20,   17 august 2018

A 19-year-old Southern Kentucky woman who police said wanted to make some quick money faked her kidnapping, even writing her own ransom notes to her family. Abbygail Farley, of Corbin, was reported missing by her father Mark after he received[...]

Who's Who in 'Pamela Smart: An American Murder Mystery'

Thursday  22:15,   16 august 2018

The 1991 murder trial of Pamela Smart is one that takes a number of twists and turns. It began with the apparent home invasion that resulted in the death of her husband, Gregg, to the revelation that the murder had been carried out by a trio of[...]

Suspect from 'extremist Muslim' compound lived in US illegally for over 20 years: officials

Thursday  13:45,   16 august 2018

One of five suspects arrested at an “extremist Muslim” compound in northern New Mexico is originally from Haiti -- and has lived in the U.S. illegally for more than 20 years, federal officials said Wednesday. Jany Leveille, 35, was detained by[...]

Suspected ISIS member accused of killing Iraqi police officer is captured in Sacramento, officials say

Thursday  05:56,   16 august 2018

An alleged ISIS member was apprehended in northern California on Wednesday after being accused in the 2014 murder of a police officer in Iraq, officials announced. An alleged ISIS member was apprehended in northern California on Wednesday after[...]

Hungry Thieves Stole $100,000 Worth of Ramen in a Nood Heist for the Ages

Thursday  00:36,   16 august 2018

Thieves Steal $100,000 Worth of Dry Ramen Noodles in[...]

Police: Watch out for the ‘grandparent scam’

Wednesday  20:51,   15 august 2018

An 85-year-old woman found herself the latest victim of the “grandparent scam” after someone pretending to be her grandson called her Aug. 6 and swindled her out of $4,000, Friendswood, Texas police said. A caller identifying himself as the [...]

Philadelphia-Area Walmart Shooting: Everything We Know

Wednesday  17:51,   15 august 2018

One suspect was caught on camera saying he's sorry.Load[...]

Shooter in Florida 'Stand Your Ground' case remains jailed on $100,000 bond

Wednesday  16:30,   15 august 2018

A Florida man charged with manslaughter -- after a sheriff previously said the fatal shooting was justified under the state’s “Stand Your Ground” self-defense law -- made his first court appearance Tuesday. Michel Drejka, 48, is accused in the July[...]

Nebraska becomes first state to use fentanyl in execution

Tuesday  21:21,   14 august 2018

The opioid that has killed thousands of Americans was used in Nebraska execution of death row inmate.Carey Dean Moore, a convicted double-murderer who has spent more than half his life on death row, was strapped at 10 a.m. local time (11 a.m. ET) to [...]

Governor opposes release of NM compound suspects

Tuesday  20:45,   14 august 2018

<p>New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez and other state Republicans are criticizing a judge's decision to allow the release of five defendants accused of child abuse at a ramshackle desert compound where authorities found the remains of a[...]

Florida Woman Loses $1 Million In Online Dating Scam

Tuesday  15:59,   14 august 2018

They say you can't put a price on love, but a woman in Florida did and shelled out $1 million to an overseas suitor.&nbsp;Pamela Viles of Sarasota told WWSB News she was looking for companionship and she thought she met a nice man[...]

Nebraska poised to carry out first execution since 1997

Tuesday  08:56,   14 august 2018

Nebraska is preparing to carry out its first execution since 1997 on Tuesday in a bewildering about-face driven largely by the state's Republican governor.Carey Dean Moore, 60, is scheduled to be executed at the Nebraska State Penitentiary in[...]

Woman convicted in fiancé's death entitled to portion of his life insurance

Tuesday  04:00,   14 august 2018

Angelika Graswald, who pleaded guilty to her fiancé's death, received an undisclosed financial settlement MondayAngelika Graswald walked out of the Dutchess County courtroom without a word, but with a decision. She is entitled to at least a[...]

What we know about the New Mexico compound suspects

Monday  20:05,   13 august 2018

The case broke with a tip about starving children in a squalid New Mexico compound. Investigators discovered 11 emaciated children wearing rags and no shoes. They also found the decomposed remains of a young boy.It's still not clear whether the[...]