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San Joaquin County, California task force steps up ending sideshows

Thursday  17:00,   18 april 2019
kcra

The San Joaquin County Sideshow Task Force is stepping up its efforts to end the dangerous demonstrations that include doing doughnuts and burning rubber on public streets. The seven-agency task force -- which includes the Stockton Police... >>>

Doctors Accused of Trading Opioid Prescriptions for Sex and Cash

Thursday  16:40,   18 april 2019
nytimes

Correction: April 17, 2019 This article has been revised to reflect the following correction: An earlier version of this article misidentified the profession of a person in Tennessee accused of prescribing pain pills in exchange for sex. He is a... >>>

Police: Toddler dies after being left in hot car while Melbourne mom picked up cocaine

Thursday  11:37,   18 april 2019
wesh

A Brevard County woman is accused of leaving a toddler in a hot car for around five hours while she went to get cocaine. Police said Emily Hartman left her 14-month-old child in a car on April 3 while she drank at a bar for an hour. Authorities said >>>

Waitress had brush with Mall of America suspect: 'I've never, ever been that frightened'

Thursday  11:37,   18 april 2019
chicagotribune

Amanda Granlund still vividly recalls that busy Sunday back in 2014 when a patron walked into her Golden Nugget restaurant in Ravenswood and ordered... >>>

Florida woman fends off half-naked attacker with baseball bat

Thursday  11:37,   18 april 2019
nydailynews

One swing and he was out. A 65-year-old Florida woman fended off a 5’6, 300-pound attacker with one blow from her baseball bat. Antonio Mosley was wearing nothing but boxers when he attempted to break into Clarese Gainey’s car. She saw him through... >>>

Jussie Smollett case: What we learned from prosecutors' texts

Thursday  11:29,   18 april 2019
cnn

Texts show a chief prosecutor weighing in on the charges against actor Jussies Smollett -- even after she'd removed herself from the... >>>

Judge blocks prosecutors from releasing Robert Kraft spa video

Thursday  11:29,   18 april 2019
yardbarker

On the same day that prosecutors in Florida announced that they planned to release video evidence of New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft allegedly engaging in illegal sexual activities at a spa, there’s a lot more coming out on the story.... >>>

Man who represented himself in court found guilty in car lot capital murder trial

Thursday  11:29,   18 april 2019
wkyc

A jury has found Joseph McAlpin guilty on all counts including aggravated murder in the killing a Cleveland couple at the Mr. Cars dealership two years... >>>

Lawyer says Playboy model had no role in California psychiatrist’s death

Thursday  11:29,   18 april 2019
foxnews

Former Playboy model Kelsey Nichole Turner’s attorney, Brian James Smith, said his client had no role in the death of Dr. Thomas Kirk... >>>

Parole granted for driver in deadly 1981 Brink's heist

Thursday  11:29,   18 april 2019
msn

Former radical activist Judith Clark has been granted parole after serving more than 37 years behind bars for her role as getaway driver in a deadly 1981 Brink's armored truck robbery in New York.Clark's spokesman says her parole was approved... >>>

Five relatives plead not guilty to murder over the deaths of two teenagers who were abused, killed and buried in their father's back yard

Thursday  11:28,   18 april 2019
dailymail.co.uk

The bodies of Mary Crocker and Elwyn Crocker Jr, who were both 14 when they died, were found in Effingham County, Georgia, in December after police received a tip. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) {... >>>

'Prominent' DJ charged in kidnapping attempt of 2-year-old in San Francisco

Thursday  11:28,   18 april 2019
sfgate

Australian media are reporting a man charged in the attempted kidnapping of a boy in San Francisco is a "prominent Perth DJ and community radio... >>>

Sentencing for Karina Vetrano killer delayed as defense argues jury misconduct, asks judge to set aside guilty verdict

Thursday  11:28,   18 april 2019
nydailynews

The sentencing for the convicted killer of Howard Beach, NY jogger Karina Vetrano was postponed Wednesday as defense attorneys fought to set aside his guilty verdict over alleged jury misconduct during... >>>

60 doctors, pharmacists charged in largest US opioid prescription bust

Thursday  11:28,   18 april 2019
cincinnati

Authorities say they gave out about 350,000 prescriptions for more than 32 million pills in Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee, West Virginia and Alabama. Prosecutors described the doctors involved as drug dealers, rather than medical professionals, and said >>>

'Thank you for showing us there is so much good': Family of five-year-old boy thrown from Mall of America balcony say he is making 'small steps towards the healing process' as fundraiser hits $766,000

Thursday  11:26,   18 april 2019
dailymail.co.uk

Landen Hoffmann multiple broken bones when he fell nearly 40 feet and landed on the stone floor at the shopping center. Emmanuel Aranda, 24, has been charged with attempted... >>>