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Kissimmee man who threatened to behead Bernie Sanders ‘ISIS-style’ sentenced to 15 months in prison

Saturday  03:10,   24 august 2019
msn

A federal judge on Friday sentenced the 58-year-old Kissimmee man who threatened to kill Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders “ISIS-style” to 15 months in prison. Robert Pratersch called Sanders’ office in Vermont and left three... >>>

Driver Arrested After Fleeing Scene Of Double Fatal Crash Near Flint

Saturday  00:30,   24 august 2019
wwjnewsradio.radio

Two people are dead, two are injured and one is facing charges after a crash early Friday morning in the Flint area. According to Genesee Township Police Chief John Mulally, the five people, all in their 30s, were leaving a local park at around... >>>

Former Houston cop Gerald Goines charged with murder in Harding Street raid

Saturday  00:00,   24 august 2019
khou

Gerald Goines, the ex-Houston police officer who led the controversial no-knock raid on Harding Street, has been charged with two counts of felony murder, as KHOU 11 Investigates reporter Jeremy Rogalski first reported. Dennis Tuttle and Rhogena... >>>

Celebrity burglaries targeting Usher and Adam Lambert tied to Beverly Hills Realtor

Friday  23:05,   23 august 2019
latimes

A real estate agent and a Beverly Hills man have been charged in a massive money-laundering and burglary scheme that targeted open houses in wealthy enclaves, with some of the homes belonging to celebrities, authorities... >>>

Dad accused in college admissions scandal hits USC with subpoena to get records

Friday  22:10,   23 august 2019
latimes

 In a new twist to the college admissions scandal, a father accused of resorting to fraud and bribery to get his daughter into the University of Southern California has subpoenaed the university for records detailing its admissions process and to... >>>

Dayton, El Paso shootings: Is Detroit prepared for similar crisis?

Friday  21:25,   23 august 2019
freep

Local authorities say they regularly train for active shooters, like ones that struck the communities of Dayton and El Paso earlier this month . “I would say that we’re as prepared as anybody,” Lawrence Meyer, director of the Detroit Homeland... >>>

Shady informant and prosecutor misconduct landed him in prison. Now he walks free

Friday  21:05,   23 august 2019
latimes

As soon as Samuel Bonner entered the Long Beach courtroom with his wrists chained to his waist, the judge made a simple, yet for Bonner, unprecedented, request: Could the bailiff please remove his... >>>

Patrick Frazee wants statements to social worker suppressed in murder case

Friday  21:00,   23 august 2019
denverpost

A Teller County judge could bar statements Patrick Frazee made to a social worker about claims Kelsey Berreth was abusive to their 1-year-old daughter Friday at a motions hearing in Cripple Creek. © Provided by MediaNews Group d/b/a Digital First... >>>

Former wife of Atlanta official killed their adult children and then herself, police say

Friday  20:50,   23 august 2019
cnn

A Georgia mother is suspected of fatally shooting the two adult children she had with a City of Atlanta official before killing herself, police and a spokesman for the official said Thursday. © WGCL/Family PhotoMarsha Edwards, 58; Erin Edwards, 20;... >>>

Man claims he was thrown off bridge after refusing to sell drugs, police say

Friday  20:50,   23 august 2019
khou

A man is recovering in the hospital after he told police he was pushed off a bridge Thursday for refusing to sell drugs. Eric Nash, 38, said he was in a vehicle with a man named Rick. He told police Rick got upset with him for not agreeing to sell... >>>

Philly police aim to close cases of unsolved murders with new interactive website

Friday  20:30,   23 august 2019
kywnewsradio.radio

The Philadelphia Police Department has launched a new website dedicated to unsolved murder cases in the city. The interactive site, at phillyunsolvedmurders.com, shows all unsolved cases from 2018 and 2019. But it's not just a summary of the facts.... >>>

Judge Names Former U.S. Attorney Dan Webb As Special Prosecutor In Jussie Smollett Case

Friday  20:10,   23 august 2019
msn

Judge Michael Toomin announced Webb's appointment as special prosecutor at a hearing Friday morning at the Leighton Criminal Courthouse. Webb said he and his firm, Winston & Strawn, are handling the case for free, and will not charge Cook County any >>>

1 dead following Thusday night stabbing in Jacksonville

Friday  20:05,   23 august 2019
jacksonville

A man is dead after he was stabbed Thursday night in the 2200 block of Kingston Street, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office. Police said they learned of the incident just before 9:30 p.m., after someone called 911 to report his friend had >>>

Uber driver allegedly kidnapped teen girl during ride home from Sweet 16 party

Friday  20:05,   23 august 2019
abcnews.go

The 15-year-old girl was able to escape the Uber and call... >>>

New York ‘Red Flag’ legislation goes into effect this weekend

Friday  19:06,   23 august 2019
metro.us

The Extreme Risk Protection (ERPO) is a legislation that was signed in February by Governor Andrew Cuomo, but it goes into effect August 24. This bill was dubbed as the ‘red flag’ legislation, and it allows law enforcement officers, family members,... >>>