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Court documents: Mother had abused teen in kidnapping case

Wednesday  12:16,   26 april 2017
Associated Press

A 15-year-old Tennessee girl who authorities say was kidnapped by her teacher had endured months of abuse at the hands of her mother, according to court documents, making her particularly vulnerable to an adult predator. The mother is scheduled to[...]

Court documents: Mother had abused teen in kidnapping case

Wednesday  12:16,   26 april 2017
Associated Press

A 15-year-old Tennessee girl who authorities say was kidnapped by her teacher had endured months of abuse at the hands of her mother, according to court documents, making her particularly vulnerable to an adult predator. The mother is scheduled to[...]

Jury to begin weighing sentence for police ambush killer

Wednesday  09:15,   26 april 2017
Associated Press

A jury is expected to begin weighing the sentence for a gunman who targeted Pennsylvania state troopers at their barracks, killing one and leaving a second with devastating injuries.Eric Frein could be sentenced to death in the 2014 ambush that[...]

Marine veteran gunned down in McDonald's drive-thru

Wednesday  09:12,   26 april 2017
USA TODAY

Loved ones are mourning a former U.S. Marine gunned down early Sunday in an apparent road-rage shooting at a McDonald's drive-thru in Bedford, Ind. Justin N. Lampkins, 25, was shot about 1:20 a.m. ET Sunday outside McDonald's, 3302 16th St., [...]

Teens storm BART train, rob passengers, cops say

Wednesday  09:12,   26 april 2017
CBS News

Train passengers were robbed, and in some cases beaten, when dozens of juveniles forced them to give up their property, police saidBART Police said witnesses reported that 50 to 60 juveniles jumped the fare gates going to the platform. After[...]

New issue in executions: Should the death chamber be silent?

Wednesday  09:12,   26 april 2017
Associated Press

The nation's first double execution in more than 16 years raised a new issue involving transparency and the death penalty: Should witnesses be allowed to hear what goes on in the death chamber? A lawyer who watched Monday's executions in[...]

Victim told friend if she was harmed that Durst 'did it'

Wednesday  09:07,   26 april 2017
Associated Press

Years before Susan Berman was executed in her home, she foretold her fate and named her best friend, New York real estate heir Robert Durst, as her assailant, a close friend testified Tuesday.A nervous Berman summoned Miriam Barnes to her New York[...]

Uber driver accused of sexually assaulting passenger

Wednesday  07:45,   26 april 2017
CBS News

Police said Luis Baez picked the victim up, drove to a location that was not her request, sexually assaulted her, and drove her to Boston College in Newton, according to officials.The victim was able to report the incident to campus police.Uber[...]

Jurors deliberate case of fatal shooting near university

Wednesday  05:16,   26 april 2017
Associated Press

A prosecutor on Tuesday portrayed a former Northern Arizona University student as a killer who carried out "his own deranged sense of justice" when he opened fire on a group of people during a drunken fight near the campus. The account[...]

Jurors deliberate case of fatal shooting near university

Wednesday  05:16,   26 april 2017
Associated Press

A prosecutor on Tuesday portrayed a former Northern Arizona University student as a killer who carried out "his own deranged sense of justice" when he opened fire on a group of people during a drunken fight near the campus. The account[...]

Father of missing 5-year-old California boy released

Wednesday  05:16,   26 april 2017
Associated Press

The father of a missing 5-year-old boy was released from jail Tuesday, days after he was found unconscious at a California park and arrested on suspicion of child endangerment and child abduction. Aramazd Andressian Sr. was released from the Los[...]

Father of missing 5-year-old California boy released

Wednesday  05:15,   26 april 2017
Associated Press

The father of a missing 5-year-old boy was released from jail Tuesday, days after he was found unconscious at a California park and arrested on suspicion of child endangerment and child abduction. Aramazd Andressian Sr. was released from the Los[...]

Durst's Wife Told Neighbors He 'Wanted to Kill Her,' Cop Says

Wednesday  03:20,   26 april 2017
NBC News

"The Jinx" subject is accused of killing his first wife and a friend he thought could implicate him.Durst, the subject of the HBO series "The Jinx," is set to stand trial in Los Angeles for the murder of confidante Susan Berman in 2000.[...]

Last words haunt surviving teen's sentencing in fatal fire

Wednesday  02:05,   26 april 2017
Associated Press

In the last moments of his 14-year life, Joe Phillips dialed his friend's cellphone, cursing in panic. He was trapped by flames that had gotten out of control during what had been a summer afternoon of mischief inside a vacant[...]

Caught on video: Deputies pull fleeing felon from burning vehicle

Tuesday  23:45,   25 april 2017
CBS News

Deputies received tip that suspect only known as “Gold Teeth” was on his way to commit home invasion robbery and pursuit ensued, authorities sayDeputies received a tip on Sunday morning that a suspect only known as “Gold Teeth” was in a white van on [...]