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Eric Frein, the accused cop-killer on the run for seven weeks in Pennsylvania's Pocono Mountains is behind bars - charged with murder. Prosecutors say they will seek the death penalty. Frein arrived at court this morning under heavy police guard as onlookers shouted him down. Miguel Marquez has the ...
CNN · 9 hours ago
(CNN) -- A Maine judge on Friday ruled in favor of a nurse who defied a quarantine in a tense standoff with state authorities, saying local health officials failed to prove the need for a stricter order enforcing an Ebola quarantine. District Court Chief Judge Charles LaVerdiere ordered nurse Kaci ...
CNN · 3 hours ago
After 214 days in a Mexican prison, Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi crossed the US – Mexican border Friday night, boarding a private jet for Florida shortly after 9 p.m., after a strong diplomatic push convinced a judge to release the former Marine on humanitarian grounds. His release comes after a ...
FOXNews.com · 57 minutes ago
The small plane that crashed into a Kansas building Thursday underwent two maintenance flights before takeoff and wasn’t malfunctioning in any way, investigators said Friday. The Beechcraft King Air twin-engine plane hit the top of a two-story FlightSafety International building after taking off ...
NBCNews.com · 12 hours ago
(CNN) -- The alleged ringleader of a group of Florida A&M University marching band students who beat drum major Robert Champion Jr. in a 2011 hazing incident was convicted Friday of multiple charges related to Champion's death, according to CNN affiliate CFN13, which was in the courtroom when the ...
CNN · 9 hours ago
There was one death and one major injury, a police spokesman said, in the crash of the rocket plane in the Mojave Desert on Friday.
New York Times · 9 hours ago
The stream of lava threatening the Hawaiian town of Pahoa was not advancing on Friday, but officials said that didn't mean homes weren't still at risk of being consumed by the molten rock. "Although there hasn't been any activity at the front, there’s no indication that this flow's going to stop ...
NBCNews.com · 15 hours ago
(CNN) -- A speeding vehicle struck and killed three girls, including twins, who were trick-or-treating in California, authorities said. The girls, all 13, were in costume and carrying bags of candy in a residential area in Santa Ana. They had the right of way at a crosswalk near an elementary school ...
CNN · 1 hour ago
THE DISTRICT Man with an ax attacks officer D.C. police said they are looking for a man who attacked a police officer with an ax early Friday in Northeast. The ax shattered the window of the officer’s marked police car but did not stab the officer, D.C. police spokesman Araz Alali said. He said ...
Washington Post · 11 hours ago
View gallery . China Daily/Reuters Apple CEO Tim Cook. Apple CEO Tim Cook's announcement that he is gay was met with overwhelming support at his LGBT-friendly company, but there are many parts of the US where people can be fired  for disclosing their sexual orientation. While the Civil Rights Act ...
Yahoo! Finance · 18 hours ago