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How A Prosecutor's Mysterious Death Has Plunged Argentina Into Crisis

AP | Charlotte Alfred | January 24, 2015 | World
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Faced with one of the biggest crises of her presidency, Argentine President Cristina Fernandez has given her countrymen a confusing and sometimes contradictory view of how her most damaging accuser was found dead, at first seeming to accept the idea of suicide and later describing...

Planes At Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport Searched After Bomb Threats

AP | Benjamin Hart | January 24, 2015 | Crime
ATLANTA (AP) — Law enforcement officials found no bombs on two planes at Atlanta's main airport after authorities received what they considered credible threats, FBI spokesman Stephen Emmett said. The threats targeted Southwest Airlines Flight 2492, which arrived at Atlanta from Milwaukee, and Delta Air Lines Flight 1156, which arrived...

Bomb Threat Against 2 Planes At Atlanta's Main Airport

AP | Braden Goyette | January 24, 2015 | Crime
ATLANTA (AP) — Police are searching two planes at Atlanta's main airport after authorities received what they described as credible bomb threats. Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport spokesman Reese McCranie said the threats targeted a Delta flight and a Southwest flight that landed safely Saturday. McCranie said he did not have...

Vanderbilt Rape Trial Evidence: Several People Failed To Intervene For Unconscious Woman

AP | Tyler Kingkade | January 24, 2015 | College
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Defense attorneys for the former Vanderbilt University football players whose own cellphones show they participated in a dorm-room sex assault have placed blame on the elite Southern university, saying their clients' judgment was warped by a campus culture where drunken sex was common. The graphic evidence...

12-Year-Old Queens Girl Shot In Head Calls 911 After Father Murders Family

AP | Sebastian Murdock | January 24, 2015 | Crime
NEW YORK (AP) -- In the quiet of a pre-dawn Saturday on a dead-end street, a father came home and shot his family in their heads, leaving women in three generations dead and a wounded 12-year-old girl calling 911, police said. "What I did, I cannot come back from," Jonathon...

2 Killed, 6 Wounded At Nebraska House Party

AP | Sebastian Murdock | January 24, 2015 | Crime
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- Two women were shot to death and six people were wounded early Saturday at a house party in Omaha, authorities said. The police department issued a news release about the shootings at the small tan house in the city's northeast, but it didn't say whether it...

Oregon Becomes The Focus Of Efforts To Expand Background Checks For Guns

AP | Ashley Alman | January 24, 2015 | Politics
GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — Fresh off a victory in Washington state, a leading gun control group backed by billionaire Michael Bloomberg is hoping to make Oregon its next prize in a campaign to require gun sales to go through universal background checks. Everytown for Gun Safety backed a voter-approved...

Desmond Hague, Puppy-Kicking CEO, Faces Charges In Elevator Incident (GRAPHIC VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | January 24, 2015 | Crime
The multimillionaire caught on camera abusing a puppy last summer was formally charged Friday. Desmond Hague, 47, is facing two civil charges of causing an animal distress, U-T San Diego reports. Hague, the then-CEO of multibillion-dollar sports catering company Centerplate, was captured on surveillance footage in...

Man Sentenced To Crime He Doesn't Remember Following Car Wreck: Lawyer

AP | Sebastian Murdock | January 24, 2015 | Crime
BUTLER, Pa. (AP) -- A western Pennsylvania man has been sentenced to a year's probation for crimes his defense attorney says the man can't recall because of a brain injury suffered in a car accident. Defense attorney Stephen Misko also says 23-year-old Christian Eshenbaugh has become a "completely different person"...

German Serial Killer 'Butcher of Hannover' Has Head Cremated

AP | Sebastian Murdock | January 24, 2015 | Crime
BERLIN (AP) -- The head of a German serial killer known as the "Butcher of Hannover" has been cremated after lying in storage for 89 years. The Goettinger Tageblatt newspaper reported Saturday that the University of Goettingen's medical department confirmed it had incinerated the remains of Fritz Haarmann last year....

Military Helicopter Crashes In California, Killing 2 Marines

AP | Sebastian Murdock | January 24, 2015 | Crime
TWENTYNINE PALMS, Calif. (AP) -- The military says two Marines were killed when their helicopter crashed during a training exercise in Southern California. The Third Marine Aircraft Wing chopper was carrying just the two when it went down late Friday afternoon at the base in Twentynine Palms. Both Marines on...

Microsoft's Jean-Philippe Courtois On Why Transparency Is Such A 'Big Deal'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | January 24, 2015 | Business
Jean-Philippe Courtois, president of Microsoft International, spoke to HuffPost Live in Davos on Saturday about the steps his company is taking to maintain the public's trust as data moves further into the Cloud. Courtois said Microsoft has been focusing on several aspects: improving how they anchor the data;...

Bob McDonnell's Law License Suspended After Corruption Conviction

Reuters | Reuters | January 24, 2015 | Politics
By Gary Robertson RICHMOND, Va., Jan 23 (Reuters) - A disciplinary board of the Virginia State Bar said on Friday it had suspended the law license of former Governor Robert McDonnell after his conviction on 11 felony federal corruption charges. The state bar cited the felonies as the reason for...

Ferrets Attack Baby In Philadelphia Home

Reuters | Reuters | January 23, 2015 | Crime
By Daniel Kelley PHILADELPHIA, Jan 23 (Reuters) - As many as three ferrets kept as household pets attacked a one-month-old infant girl in her suburban Philadelphia home, and the child was reported on Friday to have undergone surgery for severe injuries to her face. The baby had been left unattended...

Des Hague Charged With Animal Cruelty After Puppy Kicking

CP | Sara Harowitz | January 24, 2015 | Canada British Columbia
Animal cruelty charges have been laid against the former CEO of a high-profile catering company who is accused of mistreated a friend's puppy.

Sam Gene Harris Arrested After 34 Years On The Lam

David Moye | January 23, 2015 | Crime
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Police in Utah say they've arrested a man who escaped from a Mississippi jail 34 years ago. Authorities said Friday that 61-year-old Sam Gene Harris also escaped from jails in Oregon before landing in the small central Utah town of Wellington several years ago.

Shannon Conley Sentenced For Trying To Help ISIS

David Moye | January 23, 2015 | Crime
DENVER (AP) -- A 19-year-old suburban Denver woman who tried to go to Syria to help Islamic State militants has been sentenced to four years in prison. Shannon Conley learned her punishment in Denver federal court on Friday as her parents watched. Wearing a black and tan headscarf with her...

Stolen French Laundry Wine Recovered

Reuters | January 23, 2015 | Crime
By Alex Dobuzinskis Jan 23 (Reuters) - About 80 bottles of premium wine reported to be worth up to $300,000 that were stolen from the Michelin-starred French Laundry restaurant in Northern California have been recovered across the country, police said on Friday. The wine was taken from the restaurant in...

Annapolis Mansion Fire Recovery Finds Fifth Body

Reuters | January 23, 2015 | Crime
By John Clarke Jan 23 (Reuters) - A fifth body was pulled on Friday from the rubble of a waterfront mansion destroyed by a massive fire this week in Maryland's capital Annapolis, leaving one person still missing, officials said. Four other bodies were recovered on Wednesday and Thursday from the...

Apolinar Altamirano Killed Clerk Over Cigarettes: Cops

David Moye | January 23, 2015 | Crime
PHOENIX (AP) — A surveillance video shows a suspect gunning down a convenience store clerk in metro Phoenix over a pack of cigarettes before calmly stepping over the victim and fleeing. The chilling depiction was outlined in a court document Friday as a judge set bail at $1 million for...
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