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Florida Man Pleads Guilty to Threatening Members of Congress

The man, who said in racist and expletive-laced phone messages that he wanted to kill Senator Cory Booker and Representatives Rashida Tlaib and Eric Swalwell, faces up to...

Florida Man Pleads Guilty to Threatening Members of Congress

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Man pleads guilty to threatening Congress members over phone A Florida man has pleaded guilty to leaving threatening rants about gun control, illegal immigration, homosexuals, black people and Muslims for three Democratic members of Congress....
2019-06-11 22:51

Utah man pleads not guilty to threatening US lawmaker SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah man charged with threatening to kill a member of Congress during a series of phone calls to the U.S. Capitol has pleaded not guilty. Scott Brian Haven entered his plea to one count of interstate transmission of threats to...
2019-06-14 01:17

Seattle-area man pleads guilty to threatening Trump family SEATTLE (AP) — A Seattle-area man has pleaded guilty to charges that he posted online threats against members of the president’s family, including Donald Trump Jr. and Jared Kushner. The U.S. attorney’s office in Seattle said 27-year-old ...
2019-05-30 01:34

Florida inmate charged with threatening to bomb federal buildings PENSACOLA, Fla. — Authorities say a Florida inmate made several bomb threats that led to evacuations at two federal buildings. An FBI complaint says 24-year-old Noah Stirn faces federal charges of interstate threats involving explosives and mailing i...
2019-05-21 15:00

Former head of the CDC pleads guilty to violation The former head of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has pleaded guilty to a disorderly conduct violation related to his arrest last year for alleged sexual misconduct....
2019-06-05 00:34

Man charged with abusing Stan Lee pleads not guilty LOS ANGELES (AP) — A former business manager to Stan Lee has pleaded not guilty to charges accusing him of abusing the Marvel Comics legend. Keya Morgan entered the plea Wednesday in Los Angeles after authorities transported him from Arizona, where h...
2019-06-06 00:51

R Kelly pleads not guilty to 11 additional sex charges R Kelly has appeared in court to plead not guilty to 11 charges of sexual abuse, including four counts that carry a maximum prison sentence of 30 years....
2019-06-07 14:00

900-lb. man pleads guilty in drug case while in ambulance RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia man who weighs more than 900 pounds (410 kilograms) has pleaded guilty in a cocaine conspiracy case during a hearing held in a courthouse loading zone as he lay on a stretcher inside an ambulance. Magistrate Judge Davi...
2019-05-21 22:17

Man accused of trying to torch NYC church pleads not guilty NEW YORK (AP) — A New Jersey college philosophy teacher has pleaded not guilty to trying to set fire to Manhattan’s St. Patrick’s Cathedral. Marc Lamparello was arraigned Friday in Manhattan Criminal Court. His attorney argued the 37-year...
2019-06-07 23:51

The Latest: R. Kelly pleads not guilty to new sex charges CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the sexual abuse case against R&B singer R. Kelly (all times local): 9:45 a.m. Singer R. Kelly has pleaded not guilty to 11 additional sex-related felonies during a court hearing in Chicago. Prosecutors did not ask the ju...
2019-06-06 16:51

Man pleads guilty to killing three Muslim students The North Carolina man charged with killing three Muslim university students has pleaded guilty four years after the slayings. (June 12)        ...
2019-06-13 00:00

Man pleads guilty in blowtorch thefts at Target stores BOSTON (AP) — A Pennsylvania man authorities say used a blowtorch to break into Target stores in multiple states and steal nearly $200,000 worth of electronics has pleaded guilty to related charges. The U.S. attorney for Massachusetts says 36-year-ol...
2019-05-29 17:51

Former officer pleads guilty to battery for punching suspect FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — A former northeastern Indiana police officer has pleaded guilty to battery and resigned after authorities say he punched a man who refused to have his blood drawn for a drunken driving investigation. State police say 28-year-o...
2019-05-24 17:00

Colorado man pleads not guilty to murdering fiancé with baseball bat A Colorado man accused of bludgeoning his fiancé to death with a baseball bat last year pleaded not guilty on Friday to murdering the young mother whose body has yet to be found, a court official said....
2019-05-25 03:17

The Latest: Doctor pleads not guilty in overdose deaths COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on a doctor charged with murder in the overdose deaths of 25 patients (all times local): 2 p.m. A critical care doctor facing murder charges in the overdose deaths of 25 patients has pleaded not guilty. Dr. William Hu...
2019-06-05 20:51

Ex-UCLA gynecologist pleads not guilty to patient sex abuse LOS ANGELES (AP) — A retired gynecologist who worked at the University of California, Los Angeles for decades has pleaded not guilty to sexually abusing two patients and the campus is asking anyone who may have other complaints against him to step fo...
2019-06-11 10:51

Husky pleads guilty to 3 charges in Saskatchewan oil spill The oil spill into the North Saskatchewan River in July 2016 forced the cities of North Battleford, Prince Albert and Melfort to shut off their water intakes for almost two months....
2019-06-12 20:34

Man pleads guilty to filing false Tucson tax returns File photo of a tax return and twenty dollar bills. TUCSON – A man pleaded guilty to filing false tax returns for people who live in Tucson. Tyron Kemp, 30, grew up in Tucson. He moved to St. Louis in 2013. He used names and information of people he ...
2019-05-22 00:51

Mom pleads guilty in case of naked, chained Alabama boy PRATTVILLE, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama woman has pleaded guilty to aggravated child abuse of her son, who authorities say was found naked and chained up. The Montgomery Advertiser reports the 32-year-old woman entered the plea Thursday, saying she “...
2019-05-31 12:17

Man pleads guilty to slaying, placing remains in freezer An Ohio man has pleaded guilty to murder, corpse abuse and other charges in the killing and dismemberment of his former girlfriend, whose remains were found in a freezer....
2019-05-31 15:34

| Rwandan rebel leader pleads guilty to terrorism A rebel leader accused of orchestrating deadly attacks in Rwanda's border regions has pleaded guilty to terrorism and other charges, and admitted to working with foreign governments against Kigali....
2019-05-23 18:51

Ex-teacher pleads guilty to sexual contact with student GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — A former elementary school teacher in the Phoenix area has been convicted of sexually abusing a 13-year-old student. Brittany Zamora pleaded guilty Monday to charges of sexual conduct with a minor, attempted molestation and pub...
2019-06-11 23:34

Man pleads not guilty to California terrorist bombing plot LOS ANGELES (AP) — An Army combat veteran charged with plotting to bomb a white supremacist rally in Southern California has pleaded not guilty to terrorism charges. The Los Angeles Times says 26-year-old Mark Steven Domingo entered pleas Friday in L...
2019-06-01 03:00

Christchurch New Zealand shooting suspect pleads not guilty The Australian man accused of the attacks at two Christchurch mosques faces charges for terrorism and 51 murders. A mental health assessment has found him fit to stand trial....
2019-06-14 02:34

Avenatti pleads not guilty to defrauding Stormy Daniels NEW YORK (AP) — The embattled attorney Michael Avenatti has pleaded not guilty to accusations that he defrauded his most famous client, porn star Stormy Daniels. Avenatti appeared before a federal judge in New York on Tuesday on charges of wire fraud...
2019-05-28 19:17

Man who scammed Alabama town pleads guilty to theft OPELIKA, Ala. (AP) — A man who pleaded guilty to federal charges in a $2 million scam that took in an Alabama town has pleaded guilty to an additional charge in state court. Kyle Sandler stood before a judge trembling as he pleaded guilty Tuesday to ...
2019-05-28 18:34

R. Kelly pleads not guilty to 11 new counts of sexual abuse Singer R. Kelly has pleaded not guilty to 11 new sex-related felonies at his arraignment in Chicago on Thursday.        ...
2019-06-06 17:51

Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. Pleads Not Guilty to Sex Crime Oscar-winning actor Cuba Gooding Jr. was arrested and charged with a misdemeanor sex crime for allegedly groping a woman’s breast at a New York City rooftop bar, the Manhattan district attorney’s office said....
2019-06-14 04:34

| Anger as Christchurch mosque accused pleads not guilty The man accused of shooting dead 51 Muslim worshippers in the Christchurch mosque attacks in March smiled as his lawyers entered not guilty pleas to multiple murder and terrorism charges....
2019-06-14 18:17

R. Kelly Pleads Not Guilty to 11 New Sex-Related Felony Charges Robert “R.” Kelly appeared at a brief hearing at Cook County Court in Chicago on Thursday for an arraignment regarding the 11 additional sex-related felony charges against him. The 52-year-old artist pleaded not guilty to the charges....
2019-06-07 10:34

Suspected New Zealand mosque gunman pleads not guilty Brenton Tarrant is the first to be charged under the country’s anti-terrorism law. The judge said he is fit to stand trial in the attacks that claimed 51 lives....
2019-06-14 01:17

Indicted US congressman's wife pleads guilty The wife of indicted Republican U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter of California has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to misuse campaign funds, including for an Italy trip that cost more than $10,000. (June 13)        ...
2019-06-14 00:51

Man accused in New Zealand mosque killings pleads not guilty CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — The man accused of killing 51 people at two Christchurch mosques has pleaded not guilty to all the charges that have been filed against him. Brenton Tarrant on Friday entered not guilty pleas to 51 charges of murder, ...
2019-06-14 00:34

Man accused of raping 88-year-old neighbor pleads not guilty A Brooklyn man accused of binding and raping his 88-year-old neighbor was hauled into court Monday to face charges including first-degree rape and burglary. Selwyn Worrell remained silent and handcuffed as he appeared before Judge William Miller in B...
2019-06-03 23:17

Former Tekashi 6ix9ine pal pleads guilty to setting up shooting Kintea McKenzie, a recording artist known as Kooda B and a former associate of rainbow-haired rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine, pleaded guilty before a federal judge in Manhattan to arranging for a fellow gang member to shoot at a rival in Times Square. The fe...
2019-06-04 23:51

4 family members plead guilty in Masters golf ticket scheme AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Four members of a Texas family have pleaded guilty to conspiracy charges in what prosecutors say was a scheme that used stolen identities to obtain tickets to the Masters golf tournament, which were then resold for a profit. U.S. ...
2019-06-17 20:17

Christchurch survivors angry after shooting suspect pleads not guilty Victims' families were indignant after the man accused of attacking people at two Christchurch mosques pleaded not guilty to charges of terrorism and 51 murders. Silent during the hearing, his smirks angered survivors....
2019-06-14 06:17

NYC beverage bigwig pleads guilty in college admissions scandal Big Apple beverage bigwig Gregory Abbott and his wife on Wednesday admitted to paying $125,000 to doctor their daughter’s college entrance scores as part of the nationwide college admissions cheating scandal — and now face time behind bar...
2019-05-23 00:17

Christchurch massacre: Brenton Tarrant pleads not guilty to all charges Trial to be held in May 2020 for Australian man who faces 51 murder charges, 40 of attempted murder and one terrorism chargeAustralian Brenton Tarrant has pleaded not guilty to all charges in relation to the Christchurch mosque shootings.Tarrant, 28,...
2019-06-14 01:51

Stabbing suspect who surrendered to cops in tuxedo pleads not guilty The teen who surrendered to cops in a tux with the tags still attached pleaded not guilty Friday in the fatal stabbing of a 17-year-old last month. David Lopez, also 17, appeared for his arraignment in Brooklyn Supreme Court in a more patriotic outfi...
2019-06-01 01:00

Retired Baltimore police officer pleads guilty to conspiracy BALTIMORE (AP) — A retired Baltimore police sergeant accused of planting a BB gun at the scene of an arrest and telling another officer to lie about the incident to federal investigators has pleaded guilty to conspiracy. Fifty-one-year-old Keith Alle...
2019-06-05 20:51

Margaret Hunter pleads guilty to misuse of campaign funds Margaret Hunter, the wife of Rep. Duncan Hunter, pleaded guilty in a San Diego court Thursday to conspiring to misuse campaign funds on personal expenses....
2019-06-13 23:01

California teen pleads guilty to snatching rare lemur from zoo An accused lemur schemer is coming clean. The fight for preserving endangered animals scored a major victory when a 19-year-old California man agreed to plead guilty to stealing a rare lemur from a zoo last year. Aquinas Kasbar admitted in a plea agr...
2019-05-22 00:17

Big-shot lawyer pleads guilty in college admissions scam A big-shot Big Apple lawyer on Tuesday admitted to paying $75,000 to doctor his daughter’s ACT exam as part of the nationwide college admissions cheating scandal. Gordon Caplan, a former co-chairman at white-shoe firm Willkie Farr & Gallagher, ...
2019-05-22 00:17

Brenton Tarrant, alleged Christchurch shooter, pleads not guilty The self-proclaimed white supremacist accused of massacring 51 worshipers at two New Zealand mosques while video streaming the March attack pleaded not guilty Thursday to all charges against him. Wearing a gray sweatshirt, Brenton Tarrant smirked as ...
2019-06-14 06:01

Michael Avenatti pleads not guilty to defrauding Stormy Daniels Embattled attorney Michael Avenatti has pleaded not guilty to accusations that he defrauded his client porn star Stormy Daniels.        ...
2019-05-28 23:34

Chef Mario Batali pleads not guilty to assault charge Mario Batali pleaded not guilty Friday to a charge that he forcibly kissed and groped a woman at a Boston restaurant in 2017.        ...
2019-05-24 16:34

Man pleads guilty to killing Iowa State University golfer AMES, Iowa (AP) — A homeless man charged in the killing of a former Iowa State University golfer has pleaded guilty to first-degree murder. The Des Moines Register reports that 22-year-old Collin Richards entered the plea during a hearing Friday. He ...
2019-06-15 14:34

Stan Lee’s ex-manager pleads not guilty to elder abuse charges A former business manager to Stan Lee pleaded not guilty to elder abuse charges that allege he stole from the late Marvel Comics legend and held him against his will....
2019-06-06 03:51

Mario Batali Pleads Not Guilty In Sexual Assault Case UPDATE: In a Boston courtroom today, Mario Batali pleaded not guilty to a charge that he allegedly kissed and groped a woman at a Boston restaurant in 2017. He was released without bail and is not......
2019-05-24 22:01

Man pleads guilty in fatal shooting of girl in living room MILWAUKEE (AP) — A man accused of firing into a Milwaukee home and killing a 13-year-old girl in her living room has abruptly pleaded guilty as a second day of testimony at his trial began. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports 26-year-old Isaac Bar...
2019-06-12 01:51

Chicago Alderman Burke pleads not guilty in corruption case CHICAGO (AP) — One of the most powerful aldermen in Chicago’s history has pleaded not guilty to federal political corruption charges. Alderman Edward M. Burke entered the plea Tuesday after a superseding indictment last week accused the 50-year...
2019-06-04 20:51

Guam man pleads guilty to stealing corned beef from store HAGATNA, Guam (AP) — A Guam man has pleaded guilty to stealing cases of corned beef and canned mackerel. Edwin Guiao Ocampo was the warehouse manager for 7-Day Supermarket and was accused of stealing more than $12,000 worth of corned beef and mackere...
2019-06-10 01:34

Owner pleads guilty to shooting 2 dogs at dump, killing 1 PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Pennsylvania man has pleaded guilty to shooting his two pit bulls at a local dump, killing one and leaving the other wounded. Quincy Cowans entered the plea Friday to multiple counts of cruelty to animals and was sentenced him to ...
2019-06-07 17:17

Adam Lanza’s shrink pleads guilty to sex assault on patient The psychiatrist for Adam Lanza, the man who gunned down 26 people at Connecticut’s Sandy Hook Elementary School in 2012, has admitted sexually assaulting an 18-year-old girl whom he was also treating, according to a report. Paul Fox, 66, pleaded gui...
2019-06-02 13:51

Former de Blasio staffer pleads guilty to child porn charge A former de Blasio administration staffer is expected to spend up to three years behind bars after pleading guilty Tuesday to possessing kiddie porn. Jacob Schwartz, 31, copped to the top count against him, promoting a sexual performance by a child, ...
2019-05-28 22:17

Ohio dad whose daughter, 1, died of fentanyl overdose, pleads guilty: report An Ohio dad pleaded guilty Friday to manslaughter in connection to his 13-month-old daughter's death after she "consumed a toxic amount of fentanyl" in her father’s apartment, reports said....
2019-05-27 10:34

Michael Avenatti pleads not guilty in Stormy Daniels, Nike cases Attorney Michael Avenatti pleaded not guilty to stealing $300,000 from former client Stormy Daniels and attempting to extort more than $20 million from Nike....
2019-05-29 09:01

Drug company unit pleads guilty to opioid bribery scheme A drug company subsidiary has pleaded guilty to fraud charges stemming from allegations that the manufacturer schemed to bribe doctors to prescribe its highly addictive fentanyl spray....
2019-06-07 19:34

Avenatti pleads not guilty to extorting Nike, ripping off Stormy Daniels Lawyer Michael Avenatti pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to charges that he extorted Nike Inc, just hours after entering a not-guilty plea to defrauding porn star Stormy Daniels, the client who propelled him to fame as an outspoken adversary of U.S. Pre...
2019-05-29 13:34

R&B Singer R. Kelly pleads not guilty to new felony sexual assault counts Singer R. Kelly pleaded not guilty to 11 new felony counts of sexual assault and abuse at a Chicago court hearing on Thursday, after prosecutors expanded an indictment against the Grammy Award winner dogged by abuse allegations for decades....
2019-06-06 22:00

Marine Pleads Guilty to Hazing Death of Green Beret in Mali Staff Sgt. Kevin Maxwell Jr. told a military court that he and three other American commandos engaged in hazing during which the soldier was strangled....
2019-06-07 03:51

Unit of drugmaker Insys pleads guilty to U.S. opioid bribe scheme A unit of Insys Therapeutics Inc pleaded guilty on Friday to fraud charges as part of an $225 million deal with the U.S. Justice Department resolving claims that the drugmaker bribed doctors to prescribe an addictive opioid medication....
2019-06-07 17:34

Navy: Sailor pleads guilty to espionage, intended to defect to Russia He also admitted to taking photographs of areas containing sensitive information about the Navy’s nuclear propulsion program on the ship. He then sent the photos to his father and girlfriend....
2019-05-24 23:17

Michael Avenatti pleads not guilty to stealing $300K from Stormy Daniels Disgraced lawyer Michael Avenatti pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges he stole nearly $300,000 from porn star Stormy Daniels by using her forged signature to divert two advance payments for her memoir. Avenatti, 48, appeared in Manhattan federal co...
2019-05-29 00:34

Ex-Harvard track coach pleads guilty to child porn charge BOSTON (AP) — A former Harvard University assistant track coach who also coached at a suburban Boston high school has pleaded guilty to possession of child pornography. The U.S. attorney’s office in Boston says 71-year-old Walter Johnson, of Fr...
2019-06-12 16:00

John T. Earnest pleads not guilty to new charges in California synagogue shooting SAN DIEGO — The sole suspect in a fatal shooting at a Southern California synagogue pleaded not guilty to federal hate crimes and other charges Tuesday. John T. Earnest entered the plea a week after a grand jury returned a 113-count indictment that l...
2019-05-31 00:17

Man Pleads Guilty to Trafficking Fake iPhones in Scheme That Cost Apple Nearly $900,000 A Chinese national and former engineering student in Oregon pleaded guilty on Wednesday to one count of trafficking in counterfeit goods in a scheme that defrauded Apple out of roughly 1,500 iPhones.Read more......
2019-05-23 13:00

| Australian pleads guilty to rape, murder of Arab-Israeli student A man has pleaded guilty to raping and killing a young Arab-Israeli student in Melbourne, one of a spate of attacks that sparked fears about women's safety in Australia....
2019-06-12 16:17

Estranged husband pleads not guilty in connection with missing mother's disappearance Jennifer Dulos' estranged husband and his girlfriend pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges related to Dulos' disappearance in Connecticut 18 days ago....
2019-06-12 02:00

NYPD ‘brothel cop’ pleads guilty to running prostitution, gambling ring A former NYPD detective and his wife both pleaded guilty to masterminding a multimillion-dollar prostitution and gambling ring with the help of seven current police officers, officials said Wednesday. Ludwig Paz, 51, who was assigned to the NYPD vice...
2019-05-23 05:17

North Carolina man pleads guilty to 2015 murders of three Muslim students Judge said Craig Stephen Hicks agreed as part of his plea to accept three consecutive life sentences without paroleA North Carolina man has pleaded guilty to gunning down three Muslim university students, as one of the victims’ relatives fainted in c...
2019-06-13 00:17

Stan Lee elder abuse case: Former business manager pleads not guilty A former business manager to Stan Lee pleaded not guilty to charges that allege he stole from the Marvel Comics legend and held him against his will.        ...
2019-06-06 06:00

Arizona teacher pleads guilty to sexually abusing teen student GOODYEAR, Ariz. — A former elementary school teacher in the Phoenix area has been convicted of sexually abusing a 13-year-old student. Brittany Zamora, 28, pleaded guilty Monday to charges of sexual conduct with a minor, attempted molestation and pub...
2019-06-12 08:00

New Zealand Mosque Shooter Pleads Not Guilty To Murder, Terror Charges The man accused of shooting dead 51 Muslim worshippers in the Christchurch mosque attacks pleaded not guilty to multiple murder and terrorism charges Friday and was committed to stand trial next year....
2019-06-14 05:17

Navy SEAL Pleads Guilty in Case of Strangled Green Beret The Navy SEAL said he had restrained Staff Sgt. Logan Melgar with duct tape as Sergeant Melgar was being strangled by another commando in Mali in 2017....
2019-05-21 16:51

Ex-City Council candidate pleads guilty to stealing public funds Albert Alvarez, the ex-chief of staff for former City Council Majority Leader Joel Rivera, copped to a misdemeanor charge of offering a false instrument for filing and agreed to pay $10,450 in restitution as part of a no-jail plea deal....
2019-06-03 23:17

Representative Duncan Hunter’s Wife Pleads Guilty in Corruption Case Margaret Hunter has agreed to cooperate with the prosecution in a case in which she and her husband, a six-term California congressman, were accused of using more than $200,000 in campaign funds for personal use....
2019-06-14 04:34

900-pound Virginia man has hearing in loading dock, pleads guilty from ambulance A 900-pound Virginia man pleaded guilty in a cocaine conspiracy case from inside an ambulance during a hearing the loading dock of a federal courthouse on Tuesday....
2019-05-22 00:17

Accused Christchurch gunman pleads not guilty to all charges in New Zealand court An Australian man pleaded not guilty on Friday to 92 charges stemming from a massacre in two mosques in the New Zealand city of Christchurch three months ago and will stand trial in May next year....
2019-06-14 05:51

Gang members found guilty in mistaken-identity stabbing death of Bronx teen One of five alleged gang members charged in the brutal stabbing death of Lesandro “Junior” Guzman-Feliz outside a New York City convenience store last year was found guilty for his role in the slaying. ...
2019-06-15 03:00

Ocasio-Cortez slams ex-Congress members who take lobbyist jobs Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Thursday took an apparent shot at Joe Crowley, the former congressman who took a job with a high-profile Washington lobbying firm after she defeated him in a stunning upset in last year’s Democratic primary. ...
2019-05-31 00:17

Carnival pleads guilty to pollution, probation violations; cruise line fined $20M “The company pleads guilty,” Carnival's CEO told a federal judge yesterday, admitting cruise line continued to pollute oceans after 2016 conviction.        ...
2019-06-04 16:34

Former NASCAR chief Brian France pleads guilty to DWI as part of deal with prosecutors Former NASCAR chairman and CEO Brian France accepted a diversion deal in a New York courtroom on Friday, 10 months after his DWI arrest.       ...
2019-06-08 04:34

Wife of Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu pleads guilty to misuse of government funds The wife of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has agreed to a plea deal in connection with allegations that she misused about $100,000 in government money....
2019-06-16 17:00

UPDATE 1-Unit of drugmaker Insys pleads guilty to U.S. opioid bribe scheme A unit of Insys Therapeutics Inc pleaded guilty on Friday to fraud charges as part of an $225 million deal with the U.S. Justice Department resolving claims that the drugmaker bribed doctors to prescribe an addictive opioid medication....
2019-06-07 16:34

Ex-manager for comic book legend Stan Lee pleads not guilty to elder abuse A former manager for Stan Lee pleaded not guilty on Wednesday to charges of elder abuse against the superhero creator in the last few months of his life....
2019-06-06 00:51

Ohio doctor pleads not guilty to murder charges in 25 painkiller overdose deaths Dr. William S. Husel is accused of either causing or hastening the deaths of dozens of patients by ordering excessive doses of fentanyl.        ...
2019-06-06 00:51

UPDATE 3-Avenatti pleads not guilty to extorting Nike, ripping off Stormy Daniels Lawyer Michael Avenatti pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to charges that he extorted Nike Inc , just hours after entering a not-guilty plea to defrauding porn star Stormy Daniels, the client who propelled him to fame as an outspoken adversary of U.S. Pr...
2019-05-29 00:00

North Carolina man pleads guilty to killing 3 Muslim students in possible hate crime The North Carolina man charged with killing three much-admired Muslim university students pleaded guilty Wednesday, four years after the slayings.        ...
2019-06-12 19:34

UPDATE 4-Avenatti pleads not guilty to extorting Nike, ripping off Stormy Daniels Lawyer Michael Avenatti pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to charges that he extorted Nike Inc , just hours after entering a not-guilty plea to defrauding porn star Stormy Daniels, the client who propelled him to fame as an outspoken adversary of U.S. Pr...
2019-05-29 01:34

Teen pleads guilty to fatally stabbing Valaree Schwab in Dunkin’ Donuts A New Rochelle teen who bullied 16-year-old Valaree Schwab and later stabbed her to death inside a Dunkin’ Donuts around the corner from their high school pleaded guilty to manslaughter, the Westchester County District Attorney’s Office announc...
2019-05-31 19:00

Pilot arrested at Louisville airport pleads not guilty in triple murder case Christian Martin, the pilot accused of a 2015 triple murder in Western Kentucky, was in court Wednesday in Christian County.        ...
2019-05-23 01:34

Celebrity chef Mario Batali pleads not guilty to groping woman at Boston restaurant Celebrity chef and former television star Mario Batali appeared in a Boston courtroom on Friday, where a not-guilty plea was entered on his behalf to a criminal charge that he forcibly groped and kissed a woman at a restaurant in 2017....
2019-05-24 18:34

Michael Avenatti pleads not guilty to ripping off book money from porn star Stormy Daniels Michael Avenatti pleaded not guilty to a charge of ripping off about $300,000 in book sales belonging to a former legal client, porn star Stormy Daniels. He is due to be arraigned later in connection with an alleged extortion effort against Nike....
2019-05-28 20:00

North Carolina man pleads guilty to killing 3 Muslim students in confrontation that families said was sparked by bigotry DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina man pleads guilty to killing 3 Muslim students in confrontation that families said was sparked by bigotry. The post North Carolina man pleads guilty to killing 3 Muslim students in confrontation that families said w...
2019-06-12 16:00

Collin Richards pleads guilty in killing of former Iowa State golfer Celia Barquin Arozamena Collin Richards on Friday pleaded guilty to first-degree murder in the death of former Iowa State golf star Celia Barquin Arozamena.        ...
2019-06-15 21:17

Sara Netanyahu pleads guilty in illegal meals case as corruption probes loom over husband Sara Netanyahu, the wife of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, agreed to a plea deal on Wednesday morning in a case concerning illegally ordered meals at the Prime Minister's residence, according to a statement released by Israel's Justice Mi...
2019-06-13 01:51

Ilhan Omar and Muslim Members of Congress Host Historic Iftar on Capitol Hill Over the last three years, American politics have been shaped by a White House that has made a habit and sport of attacking Muslims in the U.S. and abroad with hateful rhetoric and policies. But that same time period has begotten another important po...
2019-05-22 08:51

R. Kelly is 'optimistic' but has 'bad days,' lawyer says after singer pleads not guilty Singer R. Kelly has pleaded not guilty to 11 new sex-related felonies at his arraignment in Chicago on Thursday.        ...
2019-06-06 20:17

Madhya Pradesh Poll Results Exposes New Crisis: Congress Vs Congress Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath, who has been fire-fighting over a crisis in the party and government, held a series of meetings today - one with the cabinet colleagues to keep his flock......
2019-05-26 19:51

Trump says there’s ‘no indication’ of threatening actions by Iran “If they do something, it’ll be met with great force. But we have no indication that they will,” Trump told reporters Monday outside the White House....
2019-05-21 14:51

The Walking Dead is threatening to walk right out of Georgia For the last nine years, few shows on TV have been more thoroughly—or successfully—associated with the state of Georgia than AMC’s The Walking Dead, which not only films in the state, but also takes place in or around it, showcasing its lush wildlife...
2019-06-01 21:00

U.S.-EU talks struggle, threatening a new front in trade war Ten months after President Trump and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker struck a truce meant to clear the way for negotiations to reduce tariffs and eliminate regulatory hurdles, those talks are showing few meaningful signs....
2019-05-30 14:51

Kentucky man accused of impersonating police, threatening 2 LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky man is accused of impersonating a police officer and pointing a gun at two people on separate occasions. News outlets report 28-year-old Christopher Flannery was arrested over the weekend and charged with wanton enda...
2019-06-05 14:51

Have You Reduced Your Cable Bill by Threatening to Cancel? There’s a way we have done this, for so many years. Everyone knows the method. (If you’ve been reading Lifehacker for a while, you really know it.) If you feel like you’re paying too much for cable, you call ’em up, ask for a lower rate, and threaten...
2019-06-06 05:51

Lexington Man Accused Of Robbing, Threatening Grandmother LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — A Lexington man was arrested after being accused of robbing his grandmother and threatening her if she called police. Authorities arrested 29-year-old Rodney Edwards on Friday night on charges stemming from an incident...
2019-06-16 18:34

Man arrested after threatening talk of Times Square attack NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities have arrested a New York man who talked about wanting to throw a grenade in Times Square. Two law enforcement officials told The Associated Press the man was placed under investigation over the comments, and then arrested ...
2019-06-07 17:17

New Jersey man charged with threatening to bomb Trump Tower A 20-year-old New Jersey man accused of threatening on social media to "shoot everybody" at a pro-Israel march and bomb the Trump Tower skyscraper in New York City was arrested on Wednesday on a string of federal charges, prosecutors said....
2019-05-23 09:34

The House Is Threatening to Hold William Barr in Contempt, Again House Democrats are threatening to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress for the second time in two months, according to Politico. This time, the threatened contempt citation, which would also target Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ros...
2019-06-04 07:00

British Steel collapses, threatening thousands of jobs LONDON (AP) — Britain’s Insolvency Service says British Steel has been ordered into compulsory liquidation after talks with the government failed to secure a bailout. The move threatens some 5,000 workers employed by the company, with another 2...
2019-05-22 11:51

Trump Is Said to Have Overruled Kushner and Other Aides in Threatening Mexico With Tariffs President Trump sided with hard-liners in the administration over the objections of top aides, who said punishing Mexico with tariffs would be risky, multiple officials and people briefed on the plan said....
2019-06-01 22:17

Trade conflicts are threatening the world with 'chaos,' expert warns Nations need to cooperate to overcome their differences instead of resorting to retaliatory measures that hurt global growth, an international trade expert told CNBC on Friday....
2019-06-07 10:51

Swedish police shoot man threatening people at train station STOCKHOLM — Swedish police say officers have shot and wounded a man who was threatening people at a train station. Police were quoted Monday by the TT news agency saying that officers had no choice but to shoot him because of his behavior at the cent...
2019-06-10 16:17

Swedish police shoot threatening man at Malmo train station Swedish police say officers had no choice but to shoot and injure a man who was acting threateningly at Malmo central station. The man has been taken to the hospital and the train station has been evacuated....
2019-06-10 13:00

Islamic State expands reach in Afghanistan, threatening West JALALABAD, Afghanistan (AP) — The Islamic State group has lost its caliphate in Syria and Iraq but is expanding its footprint in the forbidding mountains of northeastern Afghanistan. There, the group is recruiting new fighters and plotting attacks in...
2019-06-10 08:34

Man Arrested On Charges Of Threatening To Bomb Trump Tower In New York A 20-year-old New Jersey man accused of threatening on social media to "shoot everybody" at a pro-Israel march and bomb the Trump Tower skyscraper in New York City was arrested on Wednesday on a......
2019-05-23 10:34

Swedish police shoot 'threatening' man at Malmo central station Swedish police on Monday shot and injured a man at the central station in Malmo, in southern Sweden, after he exhibited "threatening behavior", law enforcement said....
2019-06-10 14:51

New Jersey man charged after allegedly threatening to bomb Trump Tower Jonathan Xie, of Basking Ridge, was taken into custody on charges of attempting to provide material support to Hamas, making false statements and transmitting threats over interstate commerce, according to federal prosecutors....
2019-05-23 05:34

Teen charged with threatening school shooting in postcard to Santa WESLEY CHAPEL, Fla. — Authorities say a Florida teen has been charged with threatening a school shooting in a postcard to Santa to which he signed a classmate’s name last fall. The Tampa Bay Times reports that the 15-year-old boy was arrested M...
2019-05-22 17:00

"Caller Claiming To Be Babul Supriyo Threatening Me": Trinamool Leader Mayor of Asansol Municipal Corporation and Trinamool Congress MLA Jitendra Kumar Tiwari on Saturday complained to the police that a caller, claiming himself to be Union Minister Babul Supriyo, has......
2019-06-01 18:17

Why putting googly eyes on robots makes them inherently less threatening At the start of 2019, supermarket chain Giant Food Stores announced it would begin operating customer assisting robots -- collectively dubbed Marty -- in 172 locations across the East Coast. These autonomous machines may navigate their respective sto...
2019-05-22 20:51

Utah Trump Supporter Arrested for Allegedly Threatening to Kill Democrats Officials in Utah have arrested and charged a Salt Lake City area man for allegedly making thousands of threatening phone calls to multiple Democratic lawmakers, in which he promised to “take up my Second Amendment right and shoot you liberals in the...
2019-06-07 20:34

Beto and Bernie blast Trump for deal with Mexico and threatening tariffs 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke mocked President Trump’s claims of victory in the recent deal reached with Mexico to avert his threatened tariffs – calling the president’s claims “overblown” and arguing that he has hurt the econo...
2019-06-09 20:51

Near-record 'dead zone' forecast off U.S. Gulf coast, threatening fish A near record-sized "dead zone" of oxygen-starved water could form in the Gulf of Mexico this summer, threatening its huge stocks of marine life, researchers said....
2019-06-11 15:17

Boyfriend in murder-for-hire cop case accused of threatening to shoot man over ring The alleged mob wannabe who authorities say ratted out his NYPD girlfriend in a murder-for-hire plot appeared in Manhattan court Tuesday in a separate case — which accuses him of threatening to shoot a man over a diamond ring. John DiRubba, who dropp...
2019-05-28 22:17

Swedish police say officers shoot man threatening people at train station STOCKHOLM (AP) — Swedish police say officers shoot man threatening people at train station. The post Swedish police say officers shoot man threatening people at train station appeared first on LEX18.com....
2019-06-10 15:17

One detained after fleeing south side crash that resulted in life-threatening injuries TUCSON – A person was taken into custody after they reportedly fled a Friday morning crash on the south side that resulted in life-threatening injuries. According to officials, Tucson Police Department responded to the area of 5500 South Forgeu...
2019-05-24 21:34

Former college soccer player charged with threatening dozens of athletes after gambling losses Crime doesn't pay, and reportedly neither did Addison Choi's sports bets -- so federal prosecutors say the former college soccer player-turned-gambling addict started making "vile and racist" death threats in a bid to spook dozens of pro and college ...
2019-05-30 20:34

Trump’s anti-abortion global gag rule threatening women's lives, report says ‘People are dying’ in Africa and south Asia as a result of policy that bans aid to foreign groups who support abortions, says author of reportThe Trump administration’s anti-abortion restrictions on US global health aid funding have significantly dam...
2019-06-05 21:00

Stanley Druckenmiller sold everything and bought Treasurys after Trump's tweet threatening China Billionaire hedge fund manager Stanley Druckenmiller says he sold nearly all of his investments and piled into Treasurys following Trump's China tweet in May....
2019-06-04 15:51

Elizabeth Warren rakes in tech cash while threatening to break up companies via billboard Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., is raking in donations from Big Tech companies in Silicon Valley, despite her new billboard calling for the breakup of Big Tech....
2019-05-31 19:34

St. Louis Blues inspired by young girl fighting rare, life-threatening illness Laila Anderson, an 11-year-old fan who suffers from a rare, life-threatening immune disease, has inspired the St. Louis Blues in the Stanley Cup Final.        ...
2019-06-03 19:17

Libya on verge of civil war, threatening ‘permanent division’, top UN official warns Security Council The damage done to Libya will already take “years to mend” but unless fighting around the capital Tripoli stops, the country risks “descending into a civil war which could lead to the permanent division of the country”....
2019-05-21 18:34

Record Floods and Trump’s Trade War Are Threatening to Make This Year a ‘Train Wreck’ for Corn Farmers A smartphone could fit in the space between James McCune’s index finger and thumb as the Illinois farmer describes the height of crops stunted by incessant rain and unseasonably cool weather. “Corn’s not supposed to be this tall&rdq...
2019-06-15 00:17

Planned Parenthood says Missouri’s only abortion clinic could close by weekend, state threatening to not renew license ST. LOUIS (AP) — Planned Parenthood says Missouri’s only abortion clinic could close by weekend, state threatening to not renew license. The post Planned Parenthood says Missouri’s only abortion clinic could close by weekend, state threat...
2019-05-28 18:34

After updating its app for Premium members, Spotify goes down Is this the day the music died? It is if you're a Spotify member as the music streamer has been down since 8:22 am EDT this morning. Over at DownDetector.com, 80% of the complaints they received have something to do with the inability of users to str...
2019-06-14 12:17

Austria investigating Strache, other far-right FPÖ members Prosecutors have announced that the former vice-chancellor and members of his party are being investigated for breach of trust. A sting video forced him to step down in May and led to the collapse of the government....
2019-06-13 23:51

Austria investigates Strache, other far-right FPÖ members Prosecutors have announced that the former vice-chancellor and members of his party are being investigated for breach of trust. A sting video forced him to step down in May and led to the collapse of the government....
2019-06-14 02:34

Iraq sentences last 2 French IS members to death An Iraqi judicial official says a Baghdad court has sentenced to death two more French nationals convicted of being members of the Islamic State group....
2019-06-03 17:17

Netherlands wants tribunal to try some Islamic State members The Netherlands is calling for the establishment of a tribunal to prosecute members of the Islamic State extremist group responsible for “mass atrocity crimes”...
2019-05-23 21:00

Index Industry Association Welcomes Three New Members New York, May 9, 2017 – Index Industry Association (IIA), a global organization of index administrators, has today announced the addition of three new members. CBOE Holdings (CBOE), China Central Depository & Clearing Co., Limited (CCDC) and the Toky...
2019-05-22 02:51

Law enforcement split on number of MS-13 members on Long Island How big a problem is the MS-13 gang on Long Island? Law enforcement has released conflicting numbers for how many members the gang has in Nassau and Suffolk counties since a crackdown began two years ago, ranging from a few hundred to thousands. The ...
2019-06-15 23:17

Sudan opposition says to nominate members for transitional council Sudan's opposition plans to nominate eight members of a transitional council and name a prominent economist to head a government, a leader in the alliance of protesters and opposition groups said on Monday....
2019-06-11 04:34

Where are they now? Key members of the 1999 U.S. women's winning team Twenty years after winning the World Cup title, a transformational moment in women's sport, many members of the '99ers are still involved in soccer.        ...
2019-06-07 14:34

Vodafone Now Lets You Add 5 Family Members to Its Rs. 999 Postpaid Plan Vodafone has launched Rs. 999, Rs. 899, Rs. 749, Rs. 598, Rs. 499, and Rs. 399 postpaid plans with unlimited voice calls and up to 200GB data benefits....
2019-06-06 18:17

Goosen, Stephenson among 5 new members of golf Hall of Fame CARMEL-BY-THE-SEA, Calif. (AP) — Two-time U.S. Open champion Retief Goosen and three-time LPGA major winner Jan Stephenson were among five people inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in a Monday night ceremony that was as much about comebacks as...
2019-06-11 07:51

E.P.A. Dismisses Members of Major Scientific Review Board A spokesman for the agency’s administrator said he would consider replacing the academic scientists with representatives from industries the agency is supposed to regulate....
2019-05-22 08:17

Good Riddance to One of the Worst Members of the Trump Administration The Trump administration is and always has been an all-star lineup of some of the most despicable people on the planet, but even in this tough crowd, Scott Lloyd always stood out for both his ambivalence towards the lives of immigrants and insistence...
2019-05-29 20:34

Congressional staff members visiting Fort Knox FORT KNOX, Ky. (AP) — Congressional staff members for lawmakers from across the country are touring the Fort Knox Army post in Kentucky this week. Fort Knox officials say the visits are meant to give the staff members a better understanding of Army a...
2019-05-29 11:00

Ocasio-Cortez is the most frugal of all New York’s House members The freshman Democrat spent the least amount of money of the 27 New York House members during the first three months of 2019, according to newly released spending reports of congressional offices reviewed by The Post....
2019-06-04 23:51

Iraq hands over 188 Turkish children of suspected IS members Iraq has handed over 188 Turkish children of suspected Islamic State members to Turkey in the presence of government officials from both countries and UNICEF, a judiciary spokesman said on Wednesday....
2019-05-29 14:00

Pelosi names members of key trade working group House Ways and Means Chairman Richard Neal will lead the House Democrats' Trade Working Group, a task force charged with negotiating with the Trump administration to overhaul elements of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade agreement.The Democratic members w...
2019-06-13 22:34

De Blasio honors fallen US military members at the Intrepid Thousands of veterans, their families and survivors — along with hundreds of active duty members in town for Fleet Week — commemorated Memorial Day today at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum....
2019-05-28 01:17

Does the ‘Dream Act’ give green cards to gang members? Republicans say so, but the bill specifically excludes immigrants who were in criminal street gangs, as well as felons and those with three or more misdemeanors....
2019-06-17 10:34

Delegation members ask Army to increase training at site PHOENIX (AP) — Members of Arizona’s congressional delegation are asking the U.S. Army to use a National Guard facility in Pinal County to meet a growing demand for training pilots who will fly U.S.-made Apache attack helicopters. A letter signe...
2019-06-12 19:34

Members Heritage Credit Union Helps Feed Homeless LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– A local group got the chance to give back at the Catholic Action Center in Lexington. Members Heritage Credit Union employees provided breakfast Thursday for those at the center. The center will celebrate its 20th anniv...
2019-05-31 12:17

France among members putting EU 2020 renewables target at risk France is one of six EU nations unlikely to hit their 2020 renewable energy targets, putting the European Union's 20% goal at risk, the bloc's auditors said on Thursday....
2019-06-06 22:17

Cuomo in spat with female Assembly members over paid surrogacy law Gov. Andrew Cuomo singled out three female Assembly members by name Tuesday for holding up a vote to legalize surrogacy contracts that pay a woman for carrying someone's child....
2019-06-12 04:51

Department of Homeland Security members visit Southwest border BISBEE, Ariz. – A roundtable discussion was this week, bringing together law enforcement representatives from various national organization to get an overview of different challenges and issues faced by border sheriffs. The Department of Homeland Sec...
2019-06-05 06:17

Trump promises not to use Kim Jong Un's family members as intel assets President Donald Trump promised not to use Kim Jong-un's family members as intelligence agency assets Tuesday, and reassured the North Korean dictator of his commitment to detente. ...
2019-06-12 02:34

China Securities Association tells members not to quote UBS economist The Securities Association of China said on Friday that its members should not quote UBS economist Paul Donovan's research or invite him to events after comments he made about Chinese pigs were perceived by some as a racist slur....
2019-06-14 16:34

Amazon expands free one-day shipping perk for Prime members Amazon announced it will expand the number of products eligible for one-day shipping to Prime members. No minimum purchase is required, Amazon said.        ...
2019-06-04 01:17

Chicanos Por La Causa honor community members igniting change TUCSON – One of Arizona’s longest running non-profits honored individuals and an organization that have made an impact on the community. Chicanos Por La Causa honored Richard Fimbres, the Vice Mayor of the City of Tucson, Carlotta Flores,...
2019-06-07 11:00

Black Voters Challenge House Members: Why Is Trump Still in Office? While House Democratic leaders agonize, black voters want President Trump impeached, and their ardor on the subject is driving their representatives....
2019-05-31 01:51

A dozen French ISIS members sentenced to death in Iraq Two more French members of the Islamic State were convicted on terrorism charges and sentenced to die by the Iraqi government Monday, meaning that all eleven French citizens and one French resident who have been put on trial in Iraq in recent days ar...
2019-06-05 04:51

Members Of Top UN Body Call Masood Azhar Ban "Significant Achievement" The listing of Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist by the UN Security Council has been termed as a "significant achievement" by the member nations in holding......
2019-05-21 16:17

Kevin McCarthy signals Republican members can take their own positions on abortion House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., reportedly indicated that he was open to differing abortion views within his party, describing the position as a "personal" one....
2019-05-26 01:51

Crew Members of Attacked Norwegian-Owned Tanker Now in Dubai NICOSIA, Cyprus — Crew members of the Norwegian-owned oil tanker that was attacked in the Gulf of Oman landed Saturday in Dubai after two days in Iran. Associated Press journalists saw the crew members of the MT Front Altair after their Iran Ai...
2019-06-15 22:51

Police say 4 family members shot to death in West Des Moines WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Police are investigating the fatal shootings of four family members whose bodies were found in their Iowa home. The Des Moines Register reports that the bodies were discovered Saturday morning by relatives who were stayin...
2019-06-16 18:34

Votes Of Minority Community Members Are "Blessing": Varun Gandhi Newly elected parliamentarian from Pilibhit Varun Gandhi said he considers the votes he has got from minority community members as a "blessing", but rued that that not many from the community cast......
2019-06-11 23:34

JDS Asks Party Members Not To Speak To Media After Massive Poll Defeat After the massive defeat faced by Janata Dal (Secular) and Congress alliance in the 2019 Lok Sabha election, JD(S) working president MS Narayan Rao has issued a circular to party leaders,......
2019-05-26 14:00

Southwest Airlines: A day in the life of crew members at Dallas Love Field Southwest Airlines and photographer Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren take you behind the scenes of Dallas Love Field Airport on April 29, 2019.       ...
2019-06-12 22:17

North Korea Executed Members of Nuclear-Negotiating Team, Defectors Say The South Korean government is looking into a report that North Korea has executed several members of its nuclear negotiating team as a consequence of the no-deal outcome at February’s nuclear summit with President Trump....
2019-05-31 12:00

Tillerson talks Russia with members of the House Foreign Affairs Committee Former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson met with a handful of House members and staffers for seven hours Tuesday to discuss President Donald Trump's foreign policy decision-making, including on issues related to Russia.Tillerson served roughly a year...
2019-05-22 07:34

Three family members killed by suspected drunk driver in upstate crash Authorities say three members of a New Jersey family heading to Niagara Falls were killed and six relatives were injured when an allegedly drunken driver’s pickup truck hit their SUV in western New York....
2019-05-27 08:00

Most G20 members see trade row as huge risk for global growth: Japan MOF official Most Group of 20 finance leaders said escalating trade tensions pose a huge downside risk for the global economy, a senior Japanese Ministry of Finance said on Saturday....
2019-06-08 17:00

Members of Hong Kong’s Pro-Beijing Bloc Say Extradition Bill Needs Delay A top adviser to Hong Kong’s chief executive said it would be impossible to rush through the bill after unrest in the wake of clashes between the police and protesters....
2019-06-14 11:34

Crash Kills 4 Members of Church Choir en Route to Revival Meeting “Going for revivals is kind of the norm for country churches,” said a choir member from Shiloh Baptist Church who was traveling in another car to the meeting....
2019-05-30 07:51

OECD members, including U.S., back guiding principles to make AI safer The evolution of artificial intelligence is driving advances in technology but raising questions over ethics, the head of the OECD said on Wednesday, as more than 40 nations backed a set of principles meant to improve transparency around AI....
2019-05-22 20:34

Christopher Nolan's Next Movie Titled Tenet, Adds Five New Cast Members Christopher Nolan's next movie now has a title - Tenet - and has added five new cast members in Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Clémence Poésy, Dimple Kapadia, Kenneth Branagh, and Michael Caine, as it......
2019-05-23 11:34

Free admission to SeaWorld, Busch Gardens for vets and family members ORLANDO, Fla. (WESH) — Active duty and retired military members and their families can spend a day at SeaWorld or Busch Gardens for free this summer. Beginning Monday through July 15, United States veterans and families can enjoy free admission to Se...
2019-05-21 14:39

Google’s secretive chip design team just lost three prominent members With each passing year, Apple takes hardware performance on the iPhone to the next level, a feat made possible by the series of A-x chips the company designs in-house. Specifically, Apple’s A-x processors can be engineered and customized to run...
2019-05-21 19:51

UAE to present tanker attack report to U.N. Security Council members: diplomats The United Arab Emirates will present to U.N. Security Council members on Thursday the results of an investigation into attacks targeting four oil tanker vessels off the UAE coast last month, two diplomats said....
2019-06-06 18:34

New Amazon Prime Student members can get the latest Echo Dot at a shockingly low price Based on the latest reports, it doesn't look like Amazon's dominant position in the global smart speaker market is in any real danger for the foreseeable future. But you can never be too careful when trying to fend off a tech giant like Google, which...
2019-05-23 17:00

Revealed: how Trump's transgender ban has forced military members back into hiding Guardian investigation finds increased hostility towards trans people who could lose everything if they are outedDonald Trump’s ban on transgender people serving in the US military has spread a pall of fear over the 15,000 personnel it touches and em...
2019-06-13 15:51

Mississippi Mayor Offers Drug Dealers and Gang Members $10,000 to Get the Hell Out of His City If you’re a drug dealer, “wannabe criminal” (apparently the pros are exempt) or gang member in Clarksdale, Miss., now’s your time to cash out because Mayor Chuck Espy has $10,000 with your name on it....
2019-05-21 18:51

House panel weighs holding Trump Cabinet members in contempt over census The U.S. House Oversight Committee plans to vote next week on holding Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress for stonewalling a probe into an alleged scheme to politicize the 2020 U.S. Census....
2019-06-08 05:51

PM Modi, Amit Shah Hold 5-Hour Meet to Discuss Members of Cabinet Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah on Tuesday met for five hours to finalise the members of the Union cabinet, who will take oath with the PM on Thursday. There have been talks about......
2019-05-28 23:51

Stephen Curry says ‘it’s kind of stupid’ for Raptors fans to heckle his family members In separate incidents during the NBA Finals, Curry's wife and parents were subjected to profane taunts amid widespread condemnation of some Raptors fans for cheering Kevin Durant's injury....
2019-06-13 12:34

Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge's 1,400 cast members each have unique backstories and costumes Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge doesn't just want to look like a movie set. It wants guests to feel like they just stepped off a transport ship onto a planet thousands of galaxies away....
2019-05-30 13:17

France opposed in principle to execution in Iraq of three French Islamic State members The French foreign ministry said on Monday it was opposed in principle to the death penalty, but also said it accepted Iraqi sovereignty as Iraq's justice ministry sentenced three French citizens to death for their membership of Islamic State....
2019-05-27 10:00

House panel backs contempt citations for two Trump Cabinet members over census A U.S. House committee voted on Wednesday in favor of holding two of President Donald Trump's closest advisers in contempt of Congress for defying congressional subpoenas related to an effort to add a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. Census....
2019-06-13 02:51

‘These boys were on a holiday’: Trump family members promote themselves, and businesses, on European trip The president’s four adult children tagged along during events in London, Normandy and Doonbeg, Ireland, raising questions of impropriety and costs for taxpayers....
2019-06-07 08:34

Amit Shah, Ravi Shakar Prasad No Longer Rajya Sabha Members Bharatiya Janata Party president Amit Shah, Union ministers Ravi Shankar Prasad and Smriti Irani and DMK leader Kanimozhi have ceased to be the members of the Upper House of Parliament after being......
2019-05-29 16:17

Justin Gimelstob Pleads No Contest in Battery Case Gimelstob, the tennis commentator, coach and ATP board member, was sentenced to three years’ probation and 60 days of community service after a felony charge was reduced to a misdemeanor....
2019-05-21 16:00

Blue-state House members try to reclaim higher SALT deductions that were cut in Trump's tax overhaul Some House members want to lift the cap on state and local tax deductions, but it could be tough, in part because the move is expected to benefit high earners....
2019-05-27 14:51

3 members of NJ family headed to Niagara Falls killed by suspected drunk driver, report says Three members of a New Jersey family driving in upstate New York to visit the Niagara Falls for Memorial Day weekend died after their SUV was hit by an alleged drunk driver, reports said....
2019-05-27 07:17

#expelmetoo: Jeremy Corbyn and deputy at war over European elections purge of Labour party members Jeremy Corbyn was hit by a revolt led by his deputy today over the expulsion of Labour members who voted for rival parties in the European elections....
2019-05-29 13:00

Science publisher IEEE bans Huawei but says trade rules will have ‘minimal impact’ on members The IEEE’s ban on Huawei following new trade restrictions in the United States has sent shock waves through the global academic circles. The organization responded saying the impact of the trade policy will have limited effects on its members, ...
2019-05-30 11:34

City Council members call for pulling license of trash hauler linked to murder Two top city councilmen are demanding the agency that regulates the private trash hauling business to shut down the operation owned by William Formica, the Staten Island power player implicated in the cover-up of a murder. The letter from Councilmen ...
2019-05-31 07:00

TurboTax promoted a 'military discount' that charges service members who are eligible to file for free Nicolas Armer/picture alliance via Getty Images Service members making under $66,000 are supposed to be able to file on TurboTax for free. On the TurboTax Military landing page, some were charged as much as $150, ProPublica reported. Like many other...
2019-05-23 22:51

‘Unmasked’ book ranks media members who hate President Trump the most, from Jim Acosta to Mika Brzezinski A new book, “Unmasked -- Big Media's War Against Trump,” has named CNN chief White House correspondent Jim Acosta as member of the media who “hates” President Trump the most....
2019-05-30 13:17

NFL star's distant family members accuse player of making threats as man faces extortion charges The family of a man accused of trying to extort NFL star Tyrann Mathieu of millions of dollars said Wednesday the Kansas City Chiefs’ defensive back made threats against them....
2019-05-23 22:17

The Bachelorette's Hannah Pleads Stop F--king With My Mind in Dramatic New Trailer Is The Bachelorette getting viewers ready for a battle of the Lukes? In a new preview, Luke S. and Luke P. have a tense situation over, what else, Hannah Brown. "Let me just......
2019-05-28 18:51

“Suge” Knight’s business partner pleads in video sale case LOS ANGELES (AP) — The business partner of Marion “Suge” Knight has pleaded no contest to selling sealed video evidence from his murder trial. Mark Blankenship entered a plea Wednesday to a count of conspiracy to obstruct justice. Prosecu...
2019-06-13 02:51

Mom of slain New York girl pleads for justice as killer granted parole The mother of a 16-year-old New York girl who was raped and murdered in 1980 is pleading for Gov. Andrew Cuomo to intervene after her daughter’s killer won parole. Lois Bohovesky, whose daughter Paula was stabbed to death as she walked home fro...
2019-06-05 22:51

Crew members of oil tanker Front Altair that was attacked in Gulf of Oman land in Dubai after 2 days in Iran. DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Crew members of oil tanker Front Altair that was attacked in Gulf of Oman land in Dubai after 2 days in Iran. . The post Crew members of oil tanker Front Altair that was attacked in Gulf of Oman land in Dubai after ...
2019-06-15 21:51

Robert De Niro pleads to Mueller in open letter: 'The country needs to hear your voice' Outspoken anti-Trump actor Robert De Niro has called on Special Counsel Robert Mueller to speak out against President Trump, saying the country "needs to hear" his voice....
2019-05-30 03:17

Order of the Garter service: Queen joined by Duchess of Cambridge and members of royal family for annual event in Windsor The Duchess of Cambridge joined senior members of the royal family and foreign monarchs to watch the traditional annual Garter Day procession in Windsor today....
2019-06-17 19:17

Mother of murdered New York girl pleads for state to block release of daughter’s killer The mother of a 16-year-old girl who was brutally murdered in 1980 is urging a New York parole board to reconsider its decision to release her daughter’s killer next month....
2019-06-05 09:34

Florida woman becomes US citizen at age 103 MIAMI (AP) — A Florida woman has become a U.S. citizen at the age of 103. Miami-Dade Commissioner Jean Monestime says Andrea Joseph took the oath of citizenship on Friday, just a few months shy of her 104th birthday. Monestime says Joseph migrated fr...
2019-06-17 20:17

10 things to do in Miami, Florida The perfect weather year round, the miles of beaches that stretch on endlessly, the list of reasons why Miami is an attractive destination are endless       ...
2019-06-07 22:00

Two members of 1969 Mets would like Tom Brady to reconsider 'Tom Terrific' trademark Two former players from the New York Mets' 1969 World Series-winning team asked Tom Brady to reconsider the "Tom Terrific" trademark request.        ...
2019-06-05 01:34

Four security forces members killed in shooting in Iraq: security official Four security forces members were killed and four wounded in shooting in the Iraqi town of Tarmiya, 25 km (15 miles) north of Baghdad, Security Media Cell said in a statement early on Tuesday....
2019-06-04 05:34

Florida State’s Van Eyk stymies Wolfpack, 11-0 DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — CJ Van Eyk allowed just one hit over six innings and Florida State had 16 hits Friday night in an 11-0 victory against North Carolina State in the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament. Van Eyk (9-3) struck out 11 before J.C. Flowe...
2019-05-25 07:00

Italian motorcyclists die, run over by truck in Florida OCALA, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say two men from Italy crashed their motorcycles on a Florida highway and were fatally run over by a semitrailer. A Florida Highway Patrol news release says Bruno Dicosimo and Francesco Vitagliano crashed their bikes Th...
2019-06-14 12:51

Dry Tortugas: An overlooked gem in the Florida Keys Dry Tortugas, about 70 nautical miles west of Key West in Florida, is one of the least-visited national parks. But that’s exactly its appeal.        ...
2019-05-29 16:51

Life after dying on 'Game of Thrones': Catch up with departed cast members Been wondering what you'll do now now that "Game of Thrones" is over? Try weaning yourself off of Westeros by watching projects from cast members who were killed off.        ...
2019-05-29 20:17

North West and Penelope Disick Are the Newest Members of Kanye West's Sunday Service Choir Kanye West's musical talents run in the family. North West and Saint West, plus their crew of friends and cousins, joined Yeezy and his Sunday Service choir for a performance of......
2019-05-27 21:17

It will get loud: Metallica members will rock 'Star-Spangled Banner' for NBA Finals Game 3 Heavy metals titans James Hetfield and Kirk Hammett will rock the "Star-Spangled Banner" before Game 3 of the NBA finals. It will get loud.        ...
2019-06-05 14:34

6 men guilty of rape and murder of 8-year-old An Indian court has convicted six men for the kidnap, rape and murder of an eight-year-old Muslim girl in Jammu and Kashmir state last year, in a high-profile case that sparked widespread protests across the country....
2019-06-11 01:17

Incognito pleaded guilty to second Aug. incident Richie Incognito agreed to plead guilty to charges of criminal damage and disorderly conduct -- both Class 1 misdemeanors in Arizona -- after an incident last August at his grandmother's home....
2019-05-30 04:34

Former MSU dean guilty of misconduct in office William Strampel, a former Michigan State University dean and the former boss of disgraced doctor Larry Nassar, was found guilty Wednesday of misconduct in office and two counts of willful neglect of duty....
2019-06-13 07:00

US Man Found Guilty Of Murdering His 5 Children A South Carolina man was found guilty on Tuesday of murdering his five children after he confessed to killing them at their mobile home in 2014 before driving their decomposing bodies through several......
2019-06-05 09:00

Just a Florida Republican Musing About Killing Gay People In audio released by the Pensacola State Journal on Friday, Florida Republican State Rep. Mike Hill can be heard casually discussing the possibility of introducing legislation to kill gay people....
2019-06-01 01:51

Seminoles hit 6 homers to beat Florida Atlantic 13-7 ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Tim Becker and Drew Mendoza each hit two home runs and drove in four runs to lead Florida State to a 13-7 win over Florida Atlantic in the opening game of the NCAA Athens regional on Friday. Florida State (37-21) hit six homers and...
2019-05-31 22:17

Florida Gov. DeSantis meets with Netanyahu in Israel JERUSALEM (AP) — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis met with embattled Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during the governor’s final day of a trade mission to Israel. DeSantis had high praise for Netanyahu on the day after the Israeli leader fai...
2019-05-31 01:17

Coastal Carolina stays alive with 9-4 win over Florida A&M ATLANTA (AP) — Jake Wright and Parker Chavers each homered to help lead Coastal Carolina to a 9-4 victory Saturday over Florida A&M in an elimination game of the Atlanta regional. Coastal Carolina (36-25-1), the 2016 College World Series champion, bu...
2019-06-02 01:00

Florida allows self-driving car tests without backup drivers Companies that want to test their self-driving cars will have an easier time of it in the Sunshine State. Florida Governor Ron DeSantis recently signed a bill allowing companies to test autonomous vehicles without backup drivers. It also lets occupan...
2019-06-17 00:34

Wildfire prompts evacuation of 50 homes in Florida OCALA, Fla. (AP) — Officials say 50 homes have been evacuated as a 750-acre (300-hectare) wildfire burns in a Florida national park. Marion County Fire Rescue posted on Facebook that the blaze started Wednesday afternoon in the Ocala ...
2019-05-30 03:34

Florida teacher writes ‘WTF is this?’ on student’s homework This image shows a homework assignment that a teacher wrote an inappropriate comment on. WJHG/WECP/Melinda Smith) BAY COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) – A Rutherford High School teacher may have to face consequences after writing a slang term for a cus...
2019-05-30 01:00

Motorcyclist hit by lightning in Florida crashes, dies DELAND, Fla. (AP) — Authorities in Florida say lightning struck a motorcyclist on a Florida interstate, causing a crash and his death. The Florida Highway Patrol tells news outlets the lightning strike hit the driver Sunday afternoon as he rode south...
2019-06-10 11:51

August execution set for Florida killer who targeted gay men TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A convicted killer in Florida who authorities say targeted gay men is scheduled to be executed later this summer. Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a death warrant Tuesday for 57-year-old Gary Ray Bowles. The execution is set for Aug....
2019-06-12 05:00

Florida man hit by stranger during argument with wife dies KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — A man has died after being punched in the face by a stranger who intervened in an argument he was having with his wife at a central Florida restaurant. Orlando television station WKMG reports the wife of Srikanth “Shrik&#...
2019-06-07 00:00

2 small planes collide in air near Florida airpark GREEN COVE SPRINGS, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say two small planes collided near a Florida airpark. A Federal Aviation Administration statement says the collision happened shortly before noon Wednesday while the planes were either taking off or landing...
2019-05-29 23:34

Florida boy, 9, killed while riding bike to school SARASOTA, Fla. — Authorities say a 9-year-old Florida boy was struck and killed by a truck while riding his bike to school. The Sarasota Herald-Tribune reports that Roman Miller died at a hospital shortly after Monday morning’s crash. The Flori...
2019-05-21 15:00

Man to plead guilty to stealing endangered lemur A California man has agreed to plead guilty to theft after he admitted taking a critically endangered ring-tailed lemur from the Santa Ana Zoo, according to a Department of Justice news release....
2019-05-21 19:34

YouTuber Found Guilty of Humiliating Beggar Kan-Hua Ren, known as ReSet, was sentenced to 15 months in jail and 20,000 euros for posting a YouTube video in which he offered a homeless man biscuits stuffed with toothpaste....
2019-06-01 15:17

Brooklyn mom guilty of drowning daughter for wetting herself Mom Lin Li now faces up to 25 years in prison for the March 2016 slaying, which prosecutors said took place in the family's Sunset Park bathtub....
2019-06-05 03:34

How the Parkland School Shooting Transformed Florida Politics The mass shooting in 2018 that left 17 dead forced elected officials to talk about gun control and school safety. Politics in the state has been changed....
2019-06-06 01:51

11-foot alligator breaks into kitchen of Florida home CLEARWATER, Fla. — Imagine waking up in the middle of the night. You go to the kitchen to get a nice midnight snack, only to almost become a snack yourself. While we aren’t talking about some Frank Kafka, snack-related adventure, this became a ...
2019-05-31 20:00

Class ring found in Florida 17 years after it was lost PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — An Alabama woman reluctantly let her 14-year-old daughter wear her 1986 class ring to impress a boy during a spring break trip to Panama City Beach in 2002. The ring slipped off her daughter’s finger as they walked the ...
2019-05-30 16:01

Florida thief takes blowtorch to ATM, welds it shut instead OKALOOSA ISLAND, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say two Florida burglars thought they were clever when they used a blowtorch to break into an ATM machine, but they never hit the jackpot. Instead, the burning heat actually welded the ATM’s hinges shut....
2019-06-04 23:51

11-foot gator crashes into Florida woman's kitchen No homeowner wants to be surprised by a break-in, but a 77-year-old Florida woman awakened early Friday morning to find an 11-foot alligator in her kitchen....
2019-06-03 03:34

Florida school shooting prosecutor not seeking re-election FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The chief prosecutor in the Florida school shooting case says he is not seeking re-election in 2020 after more than four decades in office. Broward County State Attorney Mike Satz said in a news release Tuesday that he wa...
2019-06-04 16:00

The Latest: Florida Cabinet meeting underway in Jerusalem TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the Florida Cabinet meeting in Israel (all times local): 9:20 a.m. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and the Cabinet are meeting in Israel. The meeting opened Wednesday with the signing of a proclamation expressing Flor...
2019-05-29 16:34

Florida man accidentally shoots, kills woman during sex act: cops A Florida man is facing manslaughter charges, accused of accidentally and fatally shooting a woman during a sex act on Sunday, authorities said. Andrew Shinault, 23, shot a woman in her 20s in the upper body with his registered handgun about 12:30 p....
2019-06-01 07:34

Florida governor: Meeting in Israel didn’t violate law TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis says a lawsuit filed by an open government watchdog group that challenges a meeting he held with the state’s Cabinet in Israel is frivolous. DeSantis and Florida’s three independently ele...
2019-06-04 20:51

OnStar alerts Florida cops to baby trapped in hot car JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A vehicle assistance company helped save a 1-year-old Florida girl after her mom passed out inside a hot car. OnStar vehicle alerted the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office that there was a child making noises inside a vehicle...
2019-06-06 14:00

Alabama routs Florida to stay alive in WCWS OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Kaylee Tow hit a three-run homer in Alabama’s six-run first inning and the Crimson Tide routed Florida 15-3 in a Women’s College World Series elimination game Saturday night. Tow finished with four RBIs to help Alabam...
2019-06-02 03:01

Judge won’t stop Florida Cabinet from meeting in Israel TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A judge in Florida denied an emergency motion from the First Amendment Foundation seeking to prevent Gov. Ron DeSantis from convening a Cabinet meeting during a trip to Jerusalem. The judge said he couldn’t stop the Wed...
2019-05-29 16:34

Florida eliminates Army by rolling to 13-5 NCAA regional win LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Jack Leftwich took a perfect game into the sixth inning, Kendrick Calilao hit one of four Florida homers while driving in five runs and the Gators cruised past Army 13-5 in an NCAA regional elimination game Saturday. Josh White ...
2019-06-02 01:00

Former officer charged for not responding to Florida school shooting A former Florida sheriff's deputy was arrested on Tuesday on felony and misdemeanor charges stemming from his lack of response in the 2018 mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School that left 17 dead, the county sheriff said....
2019-06-05 06:01

Angry alligator busts through kitchen window in Florida Honey, I’m home — for dinner! An 11-foot-long alligator busted through a kitchen window in Clearwater, Fla., early Friday, prompting terrified residents to call 911, according to police. Local cops posted photos on Twitter of the ungainly gator showi...
2019-06-01 07:34

Snake Flies From Florida To Hawaii, Hiding In Passenger's Bag A small snake managed to get a free trip to Hawaii - by hiding in a passenger's bag. The juvenile snake was found in slithering out of the traveller's bag after he showed up at his rental in Maui on......
2019-06-14 12:00

Mendoza lifts Florida St. past LSU 5-4 in 12th for CWS berth Drew Mendoza's two-out, run-scoring hit in the bottom of the 12th inning lifted Florida State to a 5-4 victory over LSU that sent the Seminoles to the College World Series on Sunday night       ...
2019-06-10 08:34

Questions raised over Florida Cabinet meeting in Israel TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is going to Israel with a large contingent of business leaders later this week. That’s not surprising, especially as the GOP woos Jewish voters ahead of the 2020 presidential electio...
2019-05-21 21:17

Teen wanted in Florida shooting arrested in Georgia JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Authorities say a teen connected to a Florida high school football game shooting has been arrested in Georgia. The Florida Times-Union reports that 19-year-old Arthur Davin Jones III was picked up during a traffic stop Wednesday ...
2019-05-24 14:51

Florida man allegedly killed wife after she said she wanted to leave him A Florida man was charged with murder for allegedly killing his wife — after she told him that, following 50 years of marriage, she wanted to take their money and leave him....
2019-06-13 12:17

Florida cops arrest man who said he stole pool floats to use for sex A Florida man arrested in the theft of stolen pool floats told cops he sexually pleased himself with the inflatables instead of raping women, court papers show....
2019-06-16 21:00

Scores protest outside Florida detention center for kids Clutching signs and umbrellas against a drenching downpour, scores of people protested Sunday outside a South Florida facility that has become the nation's biggest location for detaining immigrant children....
2019-06-17 01:34

Florida teacher charged with bringing gun, knives to school SEMINOLE, Fla. — Authorities say a Florida teacher was arrested after bringing a handgun and knives to the elementary school where she worked. The Tampa Bay Times reports 49-year-old Betty Jo Soto was arrested and fired Monday. Pinellas County School...
2019-05-22 17:00

Florida Seminole tribe goes to 'war' again with state over gambling income The ‘unconquered tribe’ is withholding $350m under a revenue sharing agreement, but tribe says the state has reneged on the dealIn more than a century and a half since the end of Florida’s Seminole Wars, the Native American tribe has proudly boasted ...
2019-06-13 15:51

Florida school shooting defendant has brief court appearance FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The defendant charged with killing 17 people in last year’s Florida school shooting was back in court, but only to learn the next time he must show up. Circuit Judge Elizabeth Scherer on Tuesday set new hearing date...
2019-05-21 21:17

Dry Tortugas National Park: An overlooked gem in the Florida Keys Dry Tortugas, about 70 nautical miles west of Key West in Florida, is one of the least-visited national parks. But that’s exactly its appeal.        ...
2019-05-21 19:51

Burger King to Florida workers: Mopping tabletops is not OK JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Burger King is retraining workers in a Florida franchise after an employee was caught on video cleaning a table with a floor mop. Disgusted customer Katie Duran shared her video with News4Jax, complaining that she had just e...
2019-06-10 16:34

Florida Man: what lies behind the Sunshine State's crazy stereotype? Brawling Easter bunnies, alligator-filled pants, naked basketball … all reflect Florida’s antic spirit but perhaps also its darker sideIt is one of the nation’s favorite jokes – with an entire state as the punchline. And at its center stands Florida ...
2019-05-21 16:17

Florida Uber driver has ear medically reattached after fight FORT LAUDERLDALE, Fla. (AP) — An Uber driver nearly lost an ear in a fight in a parking garage at a Florida airport. The South Florida SunSentinel reports 26-year-old Sir-Christian Alexander Gordon appeared in court Thursday to face a charge of aggra...
2019-06-11 20:34

Dennis Rodman accused of slapping man at Florida bar: report NBA legend Dennis Rodman was reportedly accused of slapping a man at his own birthday party last week in Florida and police were investigating the incident....
2019-05-23 17:34

Ball python slithers out of toilet, bites Florida man on arm CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. (AP) – Authorities say a ball python slithered out of a toilet and bit a South Florida man on the arm. Coral Springs police spokesman Chris Swinson said the man was treated at the scene after the 4-foot (1.2-meter) snake bit...
2019-05-29 00:00

USC welcomes back WR McCoy, lands Florida CB Steele LOS ANGELES (AP) — Receiver Bru McCoy and cornerback Chris Steele have officially joined Southern California’s football program, apparently wrapping up two recruiting sagas back where they began. USC coach Clay Helton on Tuesday confirmed the a...
2019-06-12 05:00

Unwanted kiss lawsuit against Trump dismissed in Florida TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A federal lawsuit alleging President Donald Trump kissed a former campaign staffer during a Florida rally in 2016 has been dismissed. U.S. District Judge William Jung in Tampa issued a ruling Friday that called 44-year-old Alva Joh...
2019-06-15 03:51

Florida executes man convicted of killing eight women in 1984 A 65-year-old man known as one of Florida's most notorious serial killers who had been convicted of kidnapping, sexually assaulting and killing eight women in 1984 was executed on Thursday....
2019-05-24 02:34

The Latest: No last words at Florida serial killer execution The Latest on Execution-Serial Killer (all times local): 4:45 p.m. Prison officials say no one visited a serial killer facing execution for a murder spree that claimed the lives of 10 women in Florida in 1984....
2019-05-24 03:00

Iguana Explosion: Lizards invade south Florida Experts say a mild winter is causing the iguana population in South Florida to explode. “We are in South Florida so let’s be real, we are not going to get rid of all the iguanas, all we can hope to do is control and prevent them from coming back,” sa...
2019-06-07 06:17

Serial killer Bobby Joe Long executed in Florida STARKE, Fla. — A serial killer who terrorized Florida with a 1984 spree that claimed the lives of 10 women was executed Thursday, his execution witnessed by the woman who survived one of his attacks and helped in his capture. Inmate Bobby Joe Long wa...
2019-05-24 03:51

Ducoff powers Texas A&M past Florida 8-7 in 10 innings Jonathan Ducoff delivered an RBI single in the bottom of the 10th and also had a three-run homer to lift Texas A&M to an 8-7 victory over Florida Tuesday in the opening game of the Southeastern Conference Tournament       &#...
2019-05-21 23:51

McIlroy wins Players Championship by one stroke in Florida "Northern Irishman Rory McIlroy emerged as the last man standing in a wild final round to win the Players Championship by one shot from American Jim Furyk in Ponte Vedra, Florida on Sunday."...
2019-05-21 18:01

Florida's DeSantis signs controversial sanctuary cities ban into law Florida Republican Gov. Ron Desantis signed a controversial measure on Friday that blocks localities from becoming sanctuary cities and mandates they cooperate with federal immigration enforcement....
2019-06-15 23:34

Two giraffes struck dead by lightning at Florida preserve Tragedy struck when 16-foot-tall Lily and her 12-foot-tall male friend, Jioni, were hit at Lion Country Safari near West Palm Beach on May 3, officials said in a Facebook post....
2019-06-12 02:00

2 giraffes killed by lightning at Florida wildlife park LOXAHATCHEE, Fla. (AP) — Officials at a Florida wildlife park say two giraffes that died last month were killed by lightning. Lion Country Safari posted Tuesday on Facebook that recent pathology results confirmed that the giraffes died as a result of...
2019-06-12 01:51

Ducoff powers Texas A&M past Florida 8-7 in 10 winnings Jonathan Ducoff delivered an RBI single in the bottom of the 10th and also had a three-run homer to lift Texas A&M to an 8-7 victory over Florida Tuesday in the opening game of the Southeastern Conference Tournament       &#...
2019-05-21 21:00

#expelmetoo: Furious Labour members who voted against party in European elections dare party to kick them out after Alastair Campbell's expulsion Furious Labour members have dared the party to kick them out after Alastair Campbell was expelled for voting for the Liberal Democrats in the European elections....
2019-05-29 10:17

| Sri Lanka 'super woman' cop guilty of child abuse Sri Lanka's Supreme Court fined an award-winning woman police officer for illegally detaining and intimidating a teenage girl to frame a local politician for rape, officials said Friday....
2019-06-15 09:00

Insys to pay $225 million, plead guilty in U.S. over opioid kickbacks Insys Therapeutics Inc agreed to pay $225 million and an operating unit will plead guilty to fraud to settle probes into their payment of kickbacks to induce doctors to prescribe highly addictive opioids, the U.S. Department of Justice said on Wednes...
2019-06-06 03:17

Teacher guilty of classroom sex with teen is sprung from prison A former Ohio middle school teacher convicted of having sex with a 14-year-old inside a locked classroom is out of prison — after trying twice unsuccessfully to be sprung early, correction officials said. Jessica Langford, a 33-year-old who previousl...
2019-05-31 00:17

2 men plead guilty in gun thefts from national trade show Two former trade show workers have pleaded guilty to federal firearms charges following the theft of weapons from the U.S. gun industry's biggest annual convention in Las Vegas in January....
2019-06-14 22:00

Three more parents plead guilty in college admissions scandal Three wealthy parents pleaded guilty Wednesday to paying bribes to boost their children's standardized test scores as part of a nationwide college admissions scandal....
2019-05-23 08:17

R. Kelly expected to plead not guilty to 11 new sex-related felonies Singer R. Kelly is expected to plead not guilty to 11 new sex-related felonies at his arraignment in Chicago on Thursday.        ...
2019-06-06 14:00

Another coach to plead guilty in college admissions scandal The former head coach of the University of Southern California women’s soccer team has agreed to plead guilty for his role in the nationwide college admissions scandal that has ensnared high-profile parents including Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffma...
2019-06-04 07:00

Mom found guilty of killing baby with fentanyl in sippy cup A Pennsylvania mom who prosecutors argue gave her baby fentanyl in a sippy cup so she could return to smoking pot was found guilty in the child’s death. Jhenea Pratt, 23, showed no emotion when she was convicted Tuesday in Allegheny County Cour...
2019-06-05 23:17

El Salvador: Ex-President Saca to plead guilty to bribery SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — Authorities in El Salvador say ex-President Tony Saca has reached a deal to plead guilty to bribing a judicial official to leak information in a civil case against him. Prosecutors say in a legal document that Saca wi...
2019-06-06 00:51

South Carolina man found guilty of murdering his five children A South Carolina man was found guilty on Tuesday of murdering his five children after he confessed to killing them at their mobile home in 2014 before driving their decomposing bodies through several states and dumping them in Alabama....
2019-06-05 06:01

UPDATE 2-Insys to pay $225 mln, plead guilty in U.S. over opioid kickbacks Insys Therapeutics Inc agreed to pay $225 million and an operating unit will plead guilty to fraud to settle probes into their payment of kickbacks to induce doctors to prescribe highly addictive opioids, the U.S. Department of Justice said on Wednes...
2019-06-06 01:17

South Carolina dad found guilty of killing his 5 kids A South Carolina father was found guilty on Monday for killing of all five of his children in an attempt to “send them to heaven,” a report said. Timothy Jones, who was described as a fanatical religious fundamentalist, was convicted of s...
2019-06-05 03:17

Gun buyer in San Bernardino attack wants to pull guilty plea The man accused of buying the rifles a husband and wife used to kill 14 people in the San Bernardino terrorist attack in 2015 will ask to withdraw his guilty plea....
2019-05-22 23:34

Former accountant to plead guilty in college admissions scam BOSTON (AP) — An accountant who worked for the consultant at the center of the college admissions bribery scheme has agreed to plead guilty in the sweeping case . Court documents filed Friday show Steven Masera will also cooperate with authorities in...
2019-06-01 03:00

Accountant in U.S. college admissions scandal to plead guilty An accountant who once worked for the mastermind behind the U.S. college admissions cheating and bribery scandal has agreed to plead guilty and cooperate in the ongoing investigation, federal prosecutors said on Friday....
2019-06-01 06:17

Jury: Vermont man guilty of murder in wrong-way crash A jury found a Vermont man guilty of murder charges in the deaths of five teenagers Wednesday caused when he drove the wrong way on an interstate highway....
2019-05-22 23:34

Tucson man found guilty for murdering girlfriend in 2017 Mario Jesus Dorame/ Pima County Jail TUCSON – A verdict has been reached in the trial of the Tucson man accused of killing his girlfriend in 2017. Back in 2017, Mario Jesus Dorame was taken into custody by Tucson Police Department one month aft...
2019-06-12 04:17

Insys to pay $225 million, plead guilty in US over opioid kickbacks Insys Therapeutics agreed to pay $225 million and an operating unit will plead guilty to fraud to settle probes into their payment of kickbacks to induce doctors to prescribe highly addictive opioids....
2019-06-07 00:17

N.C.A.A. Basketball Trial: Guilty Verdicts on Bribery Conspiracy A prospective agent and a former shoe company consultant were found not guilty on multiple charges, but were convicted of conspiring to funnel money to college coaches....
2019-05-21 14:39

Police: Baby dies after being left in van for 5 hours outside of Florida daycare JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (NBC NEWS) – A baby has died after she was left in a van for almost five hours outside of a Florida day care, authorities said. The infant girl was discovered Wednesday inside a van at Ewing’s Love & Hope Preschool and ...
2019-05-23 03:17

Florida governor signs bill banning sanctuary policies TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — All law enforcement agencies in Florida will have to cooperate with federal immigration authorities under a bill signed by Gov. Ron DeSantis. The bill signed Friday allows DeSantis to remove local officials from office if the...
2019-06-14 17:51

Armed Sheriff, Who Stood Outside Florida School During Shooting, Charged A Florida sheriff's deputy who was assailed as a "coward" for failing to confront the Parkland school shooter in February last year was arrested Tuesday on 11 criminal charges including child neglect....
2019-06-05 09:00

Florida to execute man convicted of abducting, killing eight women in 1984 A 65-year-old man known as one of Florida's most notorious serial killers who was convicted of kidnapping, sexually assaulting and killing eight women in 1984 is scheduled to be executed on Thursday....
2019-05-23 16:51

Remains of missing Long Island woman found in Florida Florida detectives are probing the death of a missing Long Island woman, whose remains were found last week in the Sunshine State, as a homicide. Jenna Jacobsen, 20, of East Islip, N.Y., was last seen on April 25 after she traveled to Broward County,...
2019-06-05 16:51

Former Florida officer charged for inaction during Parkland school shooting The Florida deputy who was on duty during a deadly shooting at a Parkland high school has been arrested. The charges against him relate to his inaction during the massacre that killed 17 people....
2019-06-05 09:00

Dallas Baptist beats Florida 11-8 in NCAA regional opener LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Jackson Glenn and Andres Sosa homered among three hits each and drove in two runs apiece as Dallas Baptist held on to beat Florida 11-8 in an NCAA regional opener Friday night. Glenn hit a two-run homer in the first before Cory ...
2019-06-01 11:01

Florida State's Mike Martin gets last shot at CWS title Florida State's surprising run to College World Series gives retiring coach Mike Martin last shot at title       ...
2019-06-13 17:34

Compassionate cop buys stranded Florida family Taco Bell When two weeks ago a Florida police officer met a family in need, she helped out in the best way she could — by buying them each a meal from Taco Bell. Officer Mikayla Edwards, of the Lynn Haven Police Department, said she noticed people standing in ...
2019-06-13 03:51

Baby dies after being left in hot van for hours at Florida daycare: officials The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office posted on Twitter that the 5-month-old girl was discovered Wednesday afternoon outside a Jacksonville daycare facility....
2019-05-23 03:34

Florida Company Sued Over Sales of Skimpy Health Plans A lawsuit accuses Health Insurance Innovations of defrauding consumers who were misled into buying plans that left them with thousands of dollars in medical bills....
2019-06-12 23:17

SpaceX postpones satellite launch in Florida due to high winds Elon Musk's SpaceX postponed its planned Wednesday night blastoff of a Falcon 9 rocket carrying the first cluster of satellites for his new Starlink internet service, citing excessive winds over the Florida launch site....
2019-05-21 18:51

Florida State trounces Georgia 10-1 to capture NCAA regional ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Conor Grady pitched seven strong innings and Reese Albert homered as Florida State defeated Georgia 10-1 on Sunday to win an NCAA regional and put coach Mike Martin’s retirement on hold for at least another week. “To sa...
2019-06-03 10:00

Florida homeowner detains suspect by holding iPhone like a gun: report A Miami homeowner was able to get a suspected car burglar to lie down on the ground with his hands behind his back Monday evening by holding his recording iPhone on the man until police arrived, according to a report....
2019-06-14 13:17

Florida college student, suspended over gun photo, sues school A Florida woman is suing a technical college after she was suspended indefinitely when a photo of her posing with a hand gun at a shooting range on social media was reported to school leaders. ...
2019-06-01 03:17

Suns' Holmes arrested in Florida for Marijuana possession Phoenix Suns center Richaun Holmes was arrested for misdemeanor possession of cannabis after a Miami-area traffic stop        ...
2019-05-23 20:17

Florida couple uses pet alligator to reveal 10th child’s gender Welcome to a gender reveal party with a lot of bite. Stacie Childs-Wright and husband Chad Wright let their pet alligator, Amos, show the world the sex of their unborn baby, which will be the couple’s 10th child. A video from Tampa station Fox 13, co...
2019-06-12 06:17

Florida lawmakers demand migrant teen facility be shut down MIAMI (AP) — Three Democratic lawmakers are demanding that the Trump administration shut down a Florida migrant teen facility and release hundreds of children to small shelters or relatives. South Florida U.S. representatives say their decision comes...
2019-06-04 20:51

Florida lawmaker apologizes for response to ‘kill gays’ remark TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — A Republican Florida lawmaker who was criticized for his response to a suggestion that gay people be put to death says he regrets how his tone was received. When state Rep. Mike Hill met with constituents at Pensacola City Hall la...
2019-06-06 14:00

Florida point guard Nembhard returning for sophomore season GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida point guard Andrew Nembhard is returning to school for his sophomore year, a move that should have a positive impact on the Gators next season. Nembhard announced his decision on social media Wednesday, hours before t...
2019-05-29 23:34

Florida State Is Privatizing Its Athletic Department To Shield Itself From Scrutiny Florida State University’s Board of Trustees voted Friday to establish a new organization that’ll run the school’s athletic department: The Florida State University Athletics Association. According to the Orlando Sentinel, FSU boasted that the new or...
2019-06-10 22:00

Florida city bar association president accused of throttling wife An attorney and head of a Florida city’s bar association was busted over the weekend after grabbing his wife by the neck, police said. Gregory J. Hoag, a partner at Masterson, Hoag & Smith in St. Petersburg, was arrested late Saturday on a misd...
2019-05-29 00:34

Florida man, mistress charged in wife’s murder-for-hire plot JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Police say a 50-year-old Florida man and his 30-year-old mistress hired someone to kill his wife and make it look like a bungled burglary. Jacksonville Sheriff’s Lt. Craig Waldrup told news outlets that Jerry “To...
2019-06-04 20:51

Lawsuit targets Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, officials for meeting in Israel Advocates and news media are suing Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis over a trip to Israel this week, where he met with state cabinet officials for an "information gathering" session Wednesday....
2019-05-29 19:17

Machete-wielding Florida woman arrested in ‘ax-throwing’ bar: cops A Florida woman was arrested Tuesday after she allegedly walked into an “ax-throwing" bar scraping two machetes together and telling patrons “she had killed over 100 people with those machetes,” according to a report....
2019-06-06 16:34

Ex-Florida player charged with murder in wife's 2016 death A former University of Florida football player, Earl Antonio "Tony" Joiner, has been arrested and charged with killing his wife in a case dating to 2016, police said....
2019-06-10 12:34

Shark, alligator found in same Florida creek: ‘Never a dull moment’ Officials with Alachua County Sheriff's Office in Florida took to Twitter on Sunday to share a photo of an alligator and a deceased shark — which were oddly found in the same creek....
2019-05-22 01:17

Ex-Florida player charged with murder in wife’s 2016 death FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a former University of Florida football player, Earl Antonio “Tony” Joiner, has been arrested and charged with killing his wife in a case dating to 2016. Joiner was a former safety at Florida under ...
2019-06-10 01:34

Former Florida Gator Tony Joiner Charged With Murdering His Wife The Fort Myers News-Press is reporting that Tony Joiner, former standout football player at the University of Florida, has been arrested and charged with murdering his wife....
2019-06-10 01:00

Florida man loses thumb to Jaguar’s ‘guillotine’ door feature A Florida man was bitten by his Jaguar. Theodore Levy, 81, lost his right thumb after it was caught in the door of his $96,000 vehicle, which includes a “soft close” feature with a history of problems, according to a lawsuit. Levy was in a restaurant...
2019-06-09 11:34

Florida man impersonating a cop accidentally pulled over a real undercover detective He’s attacked car salesmen and made up fake news stories, but “Florida Man” is back at it again, and this time it looks like he was just trying to keep his community safe from bad guys by impersonating a cop. Not a big deal! I mean ...
2019-05-21 14:39

Florida appoints first chief science officer to take on climate crisis Tom Frazer plans to make water quality a priority in new role created by Republican governor Ron DeSantisTo say Dr Tom Frazer faces a daunting workload as he begins his new job as Florida’s first chief science officer would be an underestimation. Fro...
2019-05-28 10:00

Florida ex-deputy seeks bond reduction in school shooting FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — The former Florida deputy facing 11 criminal charges for failing to confront the gunman in the Parkland school massacre is seeking a reduction in the bail needed to be released from jail. A hearing is set Thursday for 56-year-...
2019-06-06 14:00

Florida toddler befriends dolphins at SeaWorld in adorable video A 3-year-old Florida girl is being called the “dolphin whisperer” after the toddler apparently attracted several of the mammals with her toy dolphin during a visit to SeaWorld Orlando over the weekend....
2019-06-16 21:00

Florida executes man convicted of abducting, killing eight women in 1984 A 65-year-old man known as one of Florida's most notorious serial killers who was convicted of kidnapping, sexually assaulting and killing eight women in 1984 was put to death on Thursday....
2019-05-24 02:34

Police: Woman jabbed at Florida sea turtle nest with stick MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A woman has been accused of disturbing a sea turtle nest in Florida. Miami Beach police officers on Saturday arrested 41-year-old Yaqun Lu. She is facing a felony charge of molesting marine turtles or eggs. An arrest report s...
2019-06-15 23:51

Watch: Guinness record broken by divers in Florida clean-up Organizers of a diving event in Florida said they broke a Guinness record when 633 divers collected at least 1,626 pounds of trash and 60 pounds of fishing line....
2019-06-17 19:51

Giraffes killed by lightning strike at Florida safari park PALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla. (WPTV) — Lion County Safari confirms two giraffes were killed by a lightning strike during a storm about six weeks ago. Park officials said on Tuesday tests show 1-year-old Jioni and 10-year-old Lily, a male and female giraffe...
2019-06-11 23:34

Hundreds gather to protest Florida detention center for kids HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — Hundreds of protesters are gathering in South Florida to protest outside a facility that has become the nation’s biggest location for detaining immigrant children. A coalition of religious groups and immigrant advocates s...
2019-06-16 20:00

Florida man filmed by security camera killing wife sentenced WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man has been sentenced to 40 years in prison for killing his wife, whose death was filmed by a security camera at the couple’s home. The Palm Beach Post reports 34-year-old Dwight Luton was sentenced Tuesd...
2019-05-30 11:34

Florida woman squeezed boyfriend’s genitals ‘until they bled’: cops A Florida woman was arrested last week on allegations that she squeezed her boyfriend’s testicles until they bled, police said. The alleged incident occurred on June 4 in Indian Harbour Beach, about 70 miles southeast of Orlando. Authorities responde...
2019-06-11 20:17

Florida man caught with cocaine on nose told cops it wasn’t his A Florida man caught with cocaine on his schnoz during a traffic stop tried to convince the cops that the white powdery substance around his nostrils did not belong to him, authorities said. Fabricio Tueros Jimenez, 20, was a passenger in a car that ...
2019-06-11 16:17

Five-foot-long non-native lizard captured in Florida after a year on the run A five-foot-long lizard was captured and removed from the wild after a year on the loose, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission said on Friday....
2019-05-21 16:00

Florida football standout arrested for wife’s murder with help of TV show A former safety at the University of Florida has been charged with killing his wife on Valentine’s Day three years ago, police said. Earl Antonio Joiner, 33, was arrested Saturday on a second-degree murder charge in the death of his wife, Heyzel Oban...
2019-06-11 02:00

Navy deactivates Grim Reaper fighter squadron in Florida The U.S. Navy deactivated one of two remaining F-35C Joint Strike Fighter training squadrons, known as Grim Reaper, transferring the activities from Florida to California....
2019-05-24 17:17

Space Rockets Spark Property Boom on Florida Coast Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk are racing to send people into outer space and eventually to the moon and Mars. They are already improving the fortunes of a coastal Florida city that is home to their budding space ambitions....
2019-05-21 16:51

Florida lawmaker apologizes for response to kill gays remark TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A Republican Florida lawmaker criticized for his response to a suggestion that gay people be put to death says he regrets how his tone was received. When state Rep. Mike Hill met with constituents at Pensacola City Hall last ...
2019-06-06 04:00

Florida man tells deputy cocaine powder on nose, ‘not his’: police A Florida man who was riding passenger in a vehicle that was pulled over early Sunday told the officer that the cocaine powder on his nose didn’t belong to him, according to investigators....
2019-06-11 12:51

Central Florida state attorney won’t seek 2020 re-election ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A Florida prosecutor who got into a legal fight with the governor for her blanket refusal to seek the death penalty says she won’t seek re-election in 2020. In a video posted on Facebook Tuesday, Aramis Ayala said her decis...
2019-05-28 18:34

3 California parents plead guilty in college cheating scheme BOSTON (AP) — Three California parents have pleaded guilty in the college admissions cheating scheme. Marjorie Klapper, Jane Buckingham and Robert Flaxman pleaded guilty in Boston on Friday to a charge of conspiracy to commit mail fraud and honest se...
2019-05-24 23:17

U.S. finds American guilty in Singapore HIV data leak case A U.S. citizen who leaked the names of more than 14,000 HIV-positive people in Singapore has been found guilty by a U.S. court of illegally transferring personal data and threatening the Singapore government, court filings show....
2019-06-06 09:00

Lawyer, vintner plead guilty in college admissions case BOSTON (AP) — A New York lawyer and a Napa Valley vintner have admitted to participating in the college admissions bribery scheme. Gordon Caplan and Agustin Huneeus Jr. pleaded guilty Tuesday in Boston federal court. Caplan was co-chairman of the pro...
2019-05-21 22:17

Insys to pay $225 mln, unit to plead guilty to settle U.S. opioid charges Insys Therapeutics Inc agreed to pay $225 million and an operating unit agreed to plead guilty to five mail fraud counts to settle criminal and civil probes into its marketing of opioids, the U.S. Department of Justice said on Wednesday....
2019-06-06 01:17

Family of victim of first-degree murder reacts to guilty verdict TUCSON – A Tucson man accused of killing his girlfriend, concealing her body and then going on the run for nearly two months was found guilty of first-degree murder Tuesday. A jury deliberated for nearly three days before finding Mario Jesus Do...
2019-06-12 04:17

Georgia man with ‘guilty conscience’ confesses to 2002 double murder A “guilty conscience” compelled a man to confess to a nearly 17-year-old drug-related double murder in Georgia, sheriff officials announced Thursday. Andrew John Shadrix, 44, was arrested on two counts of malice murder on Wednesday after confessing t...
2019-05-24 03:51

India child rape, murder case: Six found guilty Six men, including a Hindu priest, have been convicted of involvement in the rape and murder of an 8-year-old Muslim girl. The case has sparked racial tensions between Muslim nomads and local Hindus....
2019-06-10 13:00

Ex-convict found guilty in sledgehammer killings of California family A Southern California jury on Monday found an ex-convict guilty of murder in the 2010 sledgehammer killings of a family of four whose remains were later found buried in the desert, an official said....
2019-06-10 22:34

Ex-NFL player Kellen Winslow II found guilty of rape, other charges A California jury found former NFL player Kellen Winslow II guilty of rape, indecent exposure and misdemeanor lewd conduct charges while still deadlocked over eight other counts of sexual assault....
2019-06-11 12:51

Ex-Baltimore cop found guilty for beating man captured in viral video A former Baltimore police officer, seen in a viral video beating a man last August, was found guilty on Monday of second-degree assault and official misconduct....
2019-06-11 05:00

US Finds American Guilty In Singapore HIV Data Leak Case A US citizen who leaked the names of more than 14,000 HIV-positive people in Singapore has been found guilty by a US court of illegally transferring personal data and threatening the Singapore......
2019-06-06 08:34

R. Kelly expected to plead not guilty to 11 new counts of sexual abuse Singer R. Kelly is expected to plead not guilty to 11 new sex-related felonies at his arraignment in Chicago on Thursday.        ...
2019-06-06 15:17

Nepal court says Canadian guilty of sexual abuse of children KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A Nepal court official says a Canadian aid worker has been found guilty of sexually abusing two boys who were found at his home last year. Kavre District Court official Thakur Chandra Trital said the judge issued a guilty verd...
2019-06-12 09:17

The Accused Gunman in the New Zealand Mosque Shooting Has Pleaded Not Guilty (CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand) — The man accused of the New Zealand mosque attacks smirked as his lawyer entered not guilty pleas to terrorism, murder and attempted murder charges Friday before a judge who set his trial for next May. The courtroom...
2019-06-14 05:51

Nursing assistant found guilty of patient abuse appeals DOVER, N.H. (AP) — A judge has found a nursing assistant guilty of simple assault and patient abuse in covering the mouth of a 92-year-old patient at a nursing center and recording it. Nineteen-year-old Samantha Siegel, of Portsmouth, was sentenced T...
2019-06-07 17:17

Top Executives of Insys, an Opioid Company, Are Found Guilty of Racketeering The defendants were accused of conspiring to bribe doctors to prescribe a fentanyl-based painkiller and misleading insurers about patients’ need for the drug....
2019-06-13 19:51

Poland: Ex-aide found guilty in crash that killed president A court in Poland has found a former government official guilty of negligence in the 2010 airplane flight to Russia that ended in a crash that killed President Lech Kaczynski and 95 others....
2019-06-13 17:34

Kathua Case: Six Guilty Of 8-Year-Old's Rape, Murder, One Accused Let Off Six men have been held guilty in the gang-rape, torture and killing of an eight-year-old girl in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua in January last year, which shocked and disturbed the country. Those......
2019-06-10 09:00

Football coach Bob Higgins guilty of 45 counts of indecent assault Former Southampton and Peterborough coach convicted of assaults on teenage boysA former football coach who helped launch the career of a string of household names has been found guilty of sexually abusing schoolboy players.Bob Higgins, who worked wit...
2019-05-23 16:34

Florida family blames Uber after daughter, 12, took ride to location of suicide A Florida family is reportedly considering legal action against Uber after the company allegedly allowed their 12-year-old daughter to get in a car alone and be driven to a parking garage in Orlando, where she leapt to her death....
2019-06-07 19:34

Ex-Florida football player Tony Joiner charged with murdering wife Joiner played safety for the Florida Gators from 2004-07 under head coach Urban Meyer, serving as a team captain his senior season.       ...
2019-06-09 22:00

Former Indianapolis Colts, Ball State player killed in Florida shooting Former Indianapolis Colts and Ball State player Eric Patterson was shot to death Saturday in Tampa, Florida.       ...
2019-06-10 23:00

Watch: Asian water monitor lizard hisses at Florida man on his porch A Florida man who thought he heard his girlfriend arrive home looked outside and discovered a more shocking sight on his front porch: a massive Asian water monitor lizard....
2019-06-06 17:34

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis breaks with GOP and signs drug importation bill Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a bill Tuesday to allow prescription drug importation into the state, defying GOP orthodoxy to address the high prices of pharmaceuticals....
2019-06-11 22:51

Florida lawmakers want to make the Pulse nightclub site a national memorial In the days ahead of the third anniversary of the mass shooting at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida lawmakers have proposed plans to designate the nightclub a national memorial....
2019-06-12 02:00

Eight charged, 100 dogs seized in massive Florida dogfighting, drug ring Eight people in Florida are facing more than 80 federal charges in connection with a "large-scale" illegal dogfighting ring involving about 100 dogs.        ...
2019-06-12 08:34

Florida Governor Snubs LGBTQ Community on Eve of Pulse Shooting Anniversary Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is backtracking on Twitter after his proclamation on the third anniversary of the Pulse nightclub shooting garnered criticism for omitting any mention of the LGBTQ community targeted in the attack....
2019-06-12 21:34

Florida Chick-fil-A franchise owner arrested for child molestation: cops A Florida Chick-fil-A franchise owner was arrested Wednesday on two counts of lewd and lascivious molestation of a 15-year-old, the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office said....
2019-06-13 09:51

Wannabe Florida thieves flop in robbery attempt, weld ATM shut Two men who allegedly tried to use a blow torch to break into an ATM in Florida "bungled the job" when they instead welded the machine's hinges shut....
2019-06-05 20:00

Florida man tricks suspected burglar into thinking iPhone was gun until cops arrived A Miami homeowner was able to get a suspected car burglar to lie down on the ground with his hands behind his back by holding his iPhone like a gun on the man until police arrived....
2019-06-14 21:51

Ex-Florida deputy charged with neglect in school shooting freed on bond A former sheriff's deputy charged with felony child neglect for failing to enter a Florida high school building to intervene during a deadly mass shooting there last year posted bond and was freed from jail on Thursday following an initial court appe...
2019-06-07 02:51

"He got my red wine, the good stuff" - massive alligator invades Florida home An 11-foot alligator invades a Florida home and breaks wine bottles. Homeowner says "It's mating season, they'll try anything." (May 31)        ...
2019-06-01 03:17

Florida treasure hunter seeks owner of miniature urn that may contain mother’s ashes A Florida man is searching for the owner of a necklace, which appeared to hold the ashes of their mother, after he discovered the apparently lost treasure at a beach over the weekend using a metal detector....
2019-05-29 17:00

Florida gov adds LGBTQ note to Pulse nightclub memorial after backlash Florida’s governor has changed his Pulse nightclub remembrance proclamation after being accused of “straight-washing” the massacre on its third anniversary. Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis faced a storm of protest after his initial remembrance failed to...
2019-06-13 01:17

Watch: Real gator floats on inflatable alligator in Florida pool A Georgia family vacationing in Florida captured photos of an unusual scene: an alligator lounging on an inflatable gator in their rental home's pool....
2019-05-23 00:34

8-foot alligator visits Florida elementary school just before summer break An 8-foot, 2-inch alligator was found by a custodian at the Palm View Elementary School in Palmetto, Fla., according to the Bradenton Herald. It was found before students had arrived for their second to last day of school, based on the district calen...
2019-05-31 03:51

Trump to formally launch 2020 campaign on June 18 in Orlando, Florida U.S. President Donald Trump announced on Friday he will be formally launching his 2020 re-election campaign on June 18 in Florida, beginning what may prove to be a difficult bid for another four years at the White House....
2019-06-01 03:17

Scottie Pippen names 5-year-old in lawsuit over damage to Florida house Basketball Hall of Famer Scottie Pippen named a 5-year-old girl in a lawsuit against her parents accusing the child of vandalizing his Florida home with crayons and markers....
2019-06-01 05:00

Watch the Easter Bunny throw punches in a street brawl, because Florida Of all the holidays on the U.S. calendar, Easter is definitely one of the most low-key. Families gather, eat some ham, and maybe the kids hunt for colored eggs or eat a bunch of candy, but it’s generally pretty chill. That is, unless you’...
2019-05-21 14:39

'Forgotten coast': a Florida town fights to rebuild after Hurricane Michael Weeks before the 2019 hurricane season, Mexico Beach is still cleaning up debris from the strongest storm to hit the areaFive miles away from Mexico Beach, the carcasses of trees appear by the side of the road, still sprouting from the soil. Some ben...
2019-05-23 13:00

Serial killer who took the lives of 10 women executed by lethal injection in Florida Serial killer Bobby Joe Long was pronounced dead at 6:55 p.m. Thursday after a lethal injection at Florida State Prison, authorities said.        ...
2019-05-24 06:17

Exotic dancer arrested, charged in the deaths of three Florida teens: reports An exotic dancer that allegedly struck down and killed three Florida teens on Saturday while driving home drunk from a strip club has been charged, reports say....
2019-05-30 20:34

Florida sheriff plants sign saying, 'This drug house is closed for business’ A Florida sheriff’s office is letting would-be drug buyers that one of the homes where a suspected drug dealer sold his product is “closed for business.”...
2019-05-28 01:00

Suspect in killing of three North Carolina Muslims expected to plead guilty A man charged with killing three North Carolina Muslims in a 2015 case that drew the condemnation of then-President Barack Obama is expected to plead guilty to murder charges next week, a spokeswoman for the prosecutor's office said on Friday....
2019-06-08 07:00

Parenting guru, 2 others plead guilty to paying bribes to get kids better ACT scores Jane Buckingham, Marjorie Klapper and Robert Flaxman are three more wealthy parents set to plead guilty in the nation's college admissions scandal.        ...
2019-05-25 02:34

Kathua child rape and murder: Indian court finds six guilty An Indian court has convicted six men for the kidnap, rape and murder of an eight-year-old Muslim girl in Jammu and Kashmir state last year, in a high-profile case that sparked widespread protests across the country....
2019-06-10 14:34

Rep. Duncan Hunter: Navy SEAL accused of war crimes 'did one bad thing that I'm guilty of, too' Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images California Rep. Duncan Hunter said over the weekend he was also "guilty" of taking photos with dead bodies while he was serving as a Marine. Hunter's comments came in reference ot the case of Navy SEAL Edward Gallagher, w...
2019-05-29 07:51

‘One bad thing that I’m guilty of’: Congressman says he took photo with enemy corpse during military service The congressman from California, who is awaiting trial on unrelated corruption charges, made the remarks while talking about the Navy SEAL who is charged with killing a prisoner....
2019-05-28 03:34

Egyptian tennis player Taweel found guilty of match-fixing A low-ranked Egyptian tennis player has been found guilty of three charges related to match-fixing after an investigation by the Tennis Integrity Unit        ...
2019-05-21 18:01

Unit of drugmaker Insys to plead guilty to U.S. opioid bribe scheme A unit of Insys Therapeutics Inc is set to plead guilty on Friday to fraud charges as part of an $225 million deal with the U.S. Justice Department resolving claims that the drugmaker bribed doctors to prescribe an addictive opioid medication....
2019-06-07 12:51

‘Junior’ Guzman-Feliz’s mom thanks Jesus after gangbangers found guilty of murder A Bronx jury on Friday convicted five Trinitario gangbangers of the mistaken identity, machete and knife murder of 15-year-old Lesandro “Junior” Guzman-Feliz in a bodega last year. The verdict left the tragic boy’s mother thanking Jesus, and one defi...
2019-06-15 10:00

Kellen Winslow Jr. found guilty of rape, faces life in prison Kellen Winslow Jr. is facing life in prison after a jury found the troubled former NFL player guilty of a rape, among multiple charges. On Monday, Winslow was found guilty of one count of rape by force or fear, one count of indecent exposure and one ...
2019-06-11 02:00

Pittsburgh mom found guilty after baby died by ingesting fentanyl from sippy cup PITTSBURGH (WPXI) – Jurors reached a verdict Tuesday in the trial for Jhenia Pratt, 23, who was charged with homicide after an 18-month-old baby died from ingesting fentanyl. Pratt was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter and endangering th...
2019-06-05 22:51

Woman found guilty on 21 charges in DUI crash that left a 21-year-old dead TUCSON – The woman who was arrested in connection to the 2017 DUI crash that killed a 21-year-old was found guilty on charges including possession of a dangerous drug and endangerment. Back on July 27, 2017, 32-year-old Erin Elizabeth Eman was ...
2019-05-21 14:39

Chinese man guilty of sending 1,500 fake iPhones to Apple in warranty fraud SALEM, Ore. — Over the span of two years, a Chinese national in Oregon sent devices that looked like iPhones to Apple, saying they wouldn’t turn on and should be replaced under warranty. He didn’t just submit a couple of the devices — he delive...
2019-05-23 05:17

Suspect found guilty in police officer’s 2010 shooting death CHICAGO (AP) — A man who bragged about killing an off-duty Chicago police officer during an armed robbery has been found guilty of first-degree murder. Antwon Carter, flanked by sheriff’s deputies, shuffled calmly out of Cook County Circuit Cou...
2019-05-24 06:34

Insys to pay $225 million, unit to plead guilty to settle U.S. opioid charges Insys Therapeutics Inc agreed to pay $225 million and an operating unit agreed to plead guilty to five mail fraud counts to settle criminal and civil probes into its marketing of opioids, the U.S. Department of Justice said on Wednesday....
2019-06-06 00:17

Kathua Case Updates: 6 Held Guilty Of 8-Year-Old's Rape, Murder Six men have been held guilty in the gang-rape, torture and killing of an eight-year-old girl in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua in January last year, which shocked and disturbed the country....
2019-06-10 11:34

Florida infant dies after being left in hot van outside day care center, co-owner arrested: police A 4-month-old girl died Wednesday after she was left in a scorching hot van outside a Florida day care center for nearly five hours, authorities said....
2019-05-23 13:34

OnStar alert leads to rescue of Florida baby from hot car after mom passes out inside: deputies OnStar, an in-vehicle safety and security system, helped save a 1-year-old Florida girl trapped in a hot car on Sunday after her mom passed out inside, authorities said....
2019-06-06 07:34

Florida man obsessed with Bulgarian camgirl before allegedly killing his family, records show A Florida man accused of killing his family after stealing $200,000 to fund a depraved online relationship with a Bulgarian camgirl sent her sex toys and clothing that she wore in raunchy snaps and videos she sent back to him, new records show....
2019-05-31 15:34

NBA legend Dennis Rodman accused of randomly smacking man in face at Florida party A police report obtained by the South Florida Sun Sentinel states that NBA legend Dennis Rodman “open hand smacked” a man at a party last week.        ...
2019-05-26 00:00

Ex-deputy charged for not responding to Florida school shooting remains in jail: judge The former Florida sheriff's deputy criminally charged for his lack of response to the 2018 mass shooting at a Parkland high school that left 17 dead will remain in jail on $102,000 bond, a bail court judge ordered on Wednesday....
2019-06-05 18:17

Florida woman twerks for store's security cameras, suspected of stealing Florida police are searching for a twerking shoplifter, who allegedly stole $377 worth of items with an accomplice.        ...
2019-06-03 23:34

Florida man steals car, kills dog, chases man with ax, found naked in chicken coop: police A man who allegedly stole a car, killed a dog and possibly chickens, chased a man with an ax and was also found naked in a chicken coop, has been charged, according to police....
2019-06-06 19:34

Ron DeSantis orders review of election security across Florida after Russia hack revealed Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis ordered a review of election systems and cybersecurity in his state on Wednesday after it was revealed the networks of two Florida counties were breached in the 2016 election....
2019-05-23 06:00

Ex-Florida Gators star Tony Joiner charged with murdering his wife in 2016 Tony Joiner, 33, a former Florida Gators football star, has been arrested and charged with murdering his wife over three years after she was pronounced dead in her Florida apartment....
2019-06-10 00:51

Florida gun safety group wins Supreme Court review for assault weapons ban A group of gun control activists said Monday it's collected enough petition signatures in Florida to force a review by the state Supreme Court for a proposed ballot initiative that would ban the sale of assault weapons....
2019-06-10 20:51

Florida women stabs self, tells police she was ‘tired of living in Trump’s country’ A Florida woman reportedly stabbed herself three times in the stomach with a kitchen knife told responding officers it was all because of President Donald Trump....
2019-06-06 16:34

Duke star Zion Williamson suing Florida sports marketing firm Duke Blue Devils star Zion Williamson is suing a Florida sports marketing firm to terminate his contract, saying the deal violated North Carolina law....
2019-06-14 13:34

Tesla stock drops after a report that Autopilot was engaged during a deadly crash in Florida The National Transportation Safety Board said Tesla's Autopilot system was active when a driver was killed in during a 2018 crash in Florida.        ...
2019-05-21 14:32

Mastermind's accountant agrees to plead guilty in college admissions scandal The bookkeeper for Rick Singer, the ringleader of the college admissions bribery scandal, has agreed to plead guilty to charges and cooperate.        ...
2019-06-01 03:17

Police officer who sawed and smashed through man's windscreen is guilty of gross misconduct A police officer who sawed and smashed his way through a man's windscreen with a knife after mistaking him for a drug dealer committed gross misconduct, an investigation has found....
2019-06-15 12:51

Paris court finds Ian Bailey guilty of murdering French TV producer in 1996 A French court has convicted a British former journalist in absentia of murdering French television producer Sophie Toscan du Plantier in southwest Ireland in 1996....
2019-05-31 21:34

Doctor found guilty of impeding abortion faces 2 years jail for misconduct The case is symbolic given it has played out in court, and in the public, for the most part of Argentina's ongoing debate about the decriminalisation of abortion....
2019-05-22 09:34

"Absolutely 100 Percent Not Guilty": 25 Bizarre Things You Forgot About the O.J. Simpson Murder Trial How time flies when the world's gone mad. On June 13 it will be 25 years since Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman were murdered outside her front door while her children slept......
2019-06-10 13:00

Ex-USC soccer coach reverses course, agrees to plead guilty in college admissions scandal Ali Khosroshahin, a former women's soccer coach at USC, has agreed to plead guilty to racketeering charges for taking bribes from Rick Singer.        ...
2019-06-03 23:34

Former Afghan football president banned for life after being found guilty of sexual abuse "The former president of the Afghanistan Football Federation (AFF) has been banned from football for life after FIFA\u0027s ethics committee found him guilty of abusing his position and sexually abusing female players, the global soccer body said on ...
2019-06-08 18:51

Kellen Winslow II, ex-NFL player, found guilty of rape involving homeless woman Kellen Winslow II was also found guilty of indecent exposure in a case involving a 58-year-old woman, and lewd conduct involving a 78-year-old woman....
2019-06-11 05:17

Ex-NFL star Kellen Winslow II found guilty on three charges, including rape; jury not done Kellen Winslow, 35, was charged with 12 combined criminal counts involving five different women – three accusing him of rape.       ...
2019-06-11 06:51

3 more wealthy parents to plead guilty to paying bribes for better ACT, SAT scores in college scandal Gregory and Marcia Abbott and Peter Jan Sartorio will become the tenth parents to plead guilty for bribes to improve their kids' ACT and SAT scores.        ...
2019-05-22 18:34

Judge declares mistrial in Kellen Winslow II rape trial; guilty on 3 counts A California judge declared a mistrial on eight charges, one day after a jury found former NFL player Kellen Winslow II guilty of rape, indecent exposure and misdemeanor lewd conduct charges....
2019-06-12 00:00

South Carolina man found guilty of killing his 5 children could face death penalty The Lexington County jury considered the case for about six hours over two days before returning the five guilty verdicts for murder against Timothy Jones Jr., who showed no reaction....
2019-06-05 08:34

The dermatologist in Congress A year ago, Rep. John Joyce, R-Pa., was a full-time dermatologist alongside his wife in his hometown of Altoona. Becoming a politician was never his plan, but when a congressional seat opened up in 2018, Joyce threw his hat into the ring because, in ...
2019-05-21 15:51

Florida judge stuns courtroom, acquits mother accused of fracturing baby’s skull A Florida took judge took the unusual step last week of acquitting a mother who was fighting accusations that she brutally beat and hospitalized her 10-month-old daughter, according to a report that cited audio from the trial....
2019-05-23 13:34

God's Property: Florida Lawmaker Says God Told Him to Reintroduce Anti-Abortion Bill Modeled After Alabama's Since passing its anti-abortion law—a law so reprehensible that cities like Los Angeles have subsequently banned travel to the state—Alabama has become the bane of the entire universe....
2019-05-24 21:34

Florida women assaulted Burger King workers for not giving them free fries: cops They do say “have it your way.” A career criminal and her girlfriend allegedly attacked two Burger King employees in Miami for refusing to give them free french fries, according to the Miami Dade County Police Department. Natasha Ethel Ba...
2019-05-29 22:51

Cops receive ‘most Florida call of the week’ about dead shark, live alligator in creek Cops in the Sunshine State found a dead shark and a live alligator in the same freshwater creek — and called it “the most Florida call of the week.” The Alachua County Sheriff tweeted Sunday that deputies made the discovery in Lake ...
2019-05-22 17:34

Remains found in Florida identified as missing New York women, police investigating possible homicide Human remains found in Florida last week were identified Sunday as those of native New Yorker Jenna Jacobsen as police say they are treating her death as a homicide....
2019-06-04 21:00

Eleven-foot alligator breaks into Florida home, greets police with open jaw in kitchen An alligator was found in a kitchen after breaking into a Clearwater home through the windows, according to the Clearwater Police Department.        ...
2019-05-31 21:17

Florida wildlife officer with Lyme disease opens up about living with tick-borne illness When it comes to living with Lyme disease, an officer with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) wasn’t afraid to be candid about how the tick-borne illness —  which he says he contracted while on the job —  has affected him....
2019-06-12 02:17

Ex-deputy charged with not aiding Florida students in shooting to be released on bond: local media The former Florida sheriff's deputy who was arrested this week after being charged for his lack of response to the 2018 mass shooting at a Parkland high school posted bond on Thursday and could be released any time, local television station WPTV said...
2019-06-06 22:00

Don't eat fish from Florida lake experiencing toxic algae bloom, biologist cautions A biologist warned against eating fish from Lake Okeechobee after a toxic bloom was discovered. At least one local fishing guide disagrees.        ...
2019-06-16 12:17

Florida police thwart smuggling of McDonald's burgers and sandwiches, chewing tobacco into jail   Reps for the Clay County Sheriff's Office (CCSO) in Florida announced that officials thwarted a would-be smuggler’s attempt at sneaking six McDonald’s sandwiches and a tube of Grizzly chewing tobacco into the department’s detention facility....
2019-06-01 19:51

Emanuel Samson found guilty of first-degree murder in 2017 Tennessee church shooting Samson was indicted on 43 counts in the case, including first-degree murder in the shooting death of Melanie Crow.        ...
2019-05-25 02:34

Accused Terrorist Shocks New Zealand Courtroom With Not Guilty Plea For 51 Murders Livestreamed on Facebook The white supremacist accused of killing 51 people and livestreaming the carnage on Facebook has pleaded not guilty in a Christchurch, New Zealand court today. The courtroom was filled with friends and family of the victims who reacted with gasps as ...
2019-06-14 11:34

Napa vineyard owner, NYC attorney plead guilty in college admissions ACT, SAT cheating scandal Gordon Caplan and Agustin Huneeus Jr. pleaded guilty Tuesday to paying bribes to Rick Singer to have Mark Riddell cheat for their kids on the ACT, SAT        ...
2019-05-22 02:51

Order of Canada recipient Peter Dalglish found guilty of child sex assault in Nepal An Order of Canada recipient has been found guilty of sexually assaulting children in Nepal after a police investigation and trial his lawyers describe as a travesty of justice....
2019-06-11 22:51