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Verdict in peanut trial should send warning

Posted 9/20/2014 in National

Food safety advocates say a guilty verdict in a rare federal food-poisoning trial should send a stern warning to others who may be tempted to place profits over people's welfare.

 

Man arrested in fast-growing California wildfire

Posted 9/19/2014 in National

A man with a lengthy criminal history has been charged with deliberately starting a Northern California wildfire that has shown explosive growth and driven nearly 2,800 people from their homes, authorities said Thursday.

Convicted Florida felon kills his 6 grandchildren, daughter

Posted 9/19/2014 in National

A man who spent time in prison a decade ago for the shooting death of his young son killed six of his grandchildren, including an infant, his adult daughter and himself in a rampage at a home where authorities in the small Florida town say they had been called to in the past.

 

France strikes Islamic State depot in Iraq

Posted 9/19/2014 in National

Joining U.S. forces acting in Iraqi skies, France conducted its first airstrike Friday against the militant Islamic State group, destroying a logistics depot that it controlled, the French presidency said.

 

 

Islamic State plot in Australia raises questions

Posted 9/19/2014 in National

The Islamic State plot to carry out random beheadings in Sydney alleged by police is a simple and barbaric scheme that has shaken Australians. But terrorism experts today questioned whether the ruthless movement had the capacity or inclination to sustain a terror campaign so far from the Middle East.

 

 

Fake tweets stir debate about parody, lawsuit

Posted 9/19/2014 in National

Jon Daniel was watching cartoons with one of his sons when he created a spoof Twitter account in the name of the Peoria mayor. Out of boredom, he said, he soon began sending profane messages about sex, drugs and alcohol.

 

 

CDC tells healthy adults not to forget flu vaccine

Posted 9/19/2014 in National

It's time for flu vaccine again and while it's important for the whole family, this year health officials have some different advice for different ages: Certain kids should opt for the ouchless nasal spray. Seniors, expect to get a new kind of pneumonia shot along with that flu jab.

 

 

Dog found in Oregon heading back to Pennsylvania

Posted 9/19/2014 in National

Gidget is going back to Pennsylvania.

 

 

Theater shooting victim's parents sue ammo seller

Posted 9/19/2014 in National

The parents of a woman killed in the Colorado theater shootings filed a lawsuit Tuesday accusing four online retailers of improperly selling ammunition, tear gas, a high-capacity magazine and body armor used in the attack.

 

 

Police: Ambush suspect probably hiding in woods

Posted 9/19/2014 in National

Pennsylvania State Police paused to pay tribute to their fallen comrade, then got back to work hunting for the man suspected as his killer -- a self-taught survivalist they are trying to flush out of dense, swampy northeastern Pennsylvania woodland.

 

 

Couple in Craigslist slaying sentenced to life

Posted 9/19/2014 in National

A newlywed couple whose Craigslist ad lured a stranger to his death were sentenced Thursday to life in prison without parole by a judge who said their "permanent removal" from society is appropriate.

 

School district police stock up free military gear

Posted 9/18/2014 in National

School police departments across the country have taken advantage of free military surplus gear, stocking up on mine resistant armored vehicles, grenade launchers and scores of M16 rifles.

 

Australian police: Raids thwarted Islamic State beheading plot

Posted 9/18/2014 in National

Police said they thwarted a plot to carry out beheadings in Australia by supporters of the radical Islamic State group by detaining 15 people and raiding more than a dozen properties across Sydney today.

 

 

Warrant: Dad feared 5 slain kids would kill him

Posted 9/18/2014 in National

A South Carolina father who authorities said killed his five children believed the kids "were going to kill him, chop him up and feed him to the dogs," according to an unredacted arrest warrant released Wednesday.

 

 

Online sleuths aid probe into gay couple's beating

Posted 9/18/2014 in National

Police searching for a group of people suspected in the beating of a gay couple got an outpouring of help from Twitter and Facebook users, who located a photo of the clean-cut young men and women at a restaurant and helped match names to faces.

 

 

Border Patrol to test body cameras

Posted 9/18/2014 in National

The U.S. Border Patrol purchased body cameras and will begin testing them this year at its training academy, two people briefed on the move said Wednesday, as new leadership moves to blunt criticism about agents' use of force.

 

 

U.S. military role in Iraq raises combat questions

Posted 9/18/2014 in National

The White House and the Pentagon are grappling with how to explain what American military forces are doing and could do in Iraq as they battle the Islamic State militants.

 

Police: Ambush suspect was military re-enactor

Posted 9/18/2014 in National

Schools closed, kids stayed inside and authorities chased down several false sightings Wednesday in their hunt for the suspect in a fatal ambush outside a rural Pennsylvania State Police barracks.

 

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