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Arkansas court blocks 1 execution set for Thursday

April 19, 2017 • National NewsComments (0)

This combination of undated photos provided by the Arkansas Department of Correction shows death-row inmates Stacey E. Johnson, left, and Ledell Lee. Both men are scheduled for execution on April 20, 2017. (Arkansas Department of Correction via AP) LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Arkansas Supreme Court has halted one of two executions planned for [&hellip...

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School shooter Barry Loukaitis resentenced to 189 years

April 19, 2017 • National NewsComments (0)

In this Aug. 25, 1997 file photo, Barry Loukaitis listens to his defense attorney make a motion during Loukaitis’ murder trial Monday, Aug. 25, 1997 in Seattle. The prisoner who as a teenager opened fire at his middle school in Washington state has...

Police: Gunman shot, killed white men on street at random

April 18, 2017 • National NewsComments (0)

This undated photo provided by the Fresno Police Department shows Kori Ali Muhammad, 39, who was arrested shortly after a shooting rampage outside a Catholic Charities building, in Fresno, Calif, on Tuesday, April 18, 2017. Muhammad is believed to have shot...

Former President George H.W. Bush hospitalized in Houston

April 18, 2017 • National NewsComments (0)

In this Feb. 5, 2017, file photo, former President George H.W. Bush arrives on the field for a coin toss before the NFL Super Bowl 51 football game between the Atlanta Falcons and the New England Patriots in Houston. Bush has been hospitalized in Houston...

Facebook killer takes his own life as police close in

April 18, 2017 • National NewsComments (0)

This undated file photo provided by the Cleveland Police shows Steve Stephens. Pennsylvania State Police said Stephens, the suspect in the random killing of a Cleveland retiree posted on Facebook, shot and killed himself after a brief pursuit Tuesday, April...

Man accused of Facebook video killing said he ‘just snapped’

April 17, 2017 • National NewsComments (0)

CLEVELAND (AP) — In a rambling video, Steve Stephens said, “I snapped, I just snapped.” But as the manhunt dragged on Monday for the man accused of posting Facebook footage of himself killing a retiree, police were unable to explain what set him...

Arkansas races against the clock to begin executions

April 17, 2017 • National NewsComments (0)

VARNER, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas raced against the clock to get U.S. Supreme Court approval to execute a convicted killer Monday but backed off putting another inmate to death as part of what had been a plan to carry out double executions on four nights before...

Attorney calls for Georgia officers to be criminally charged

April 15, 2017 • National NewsComments (0)

ATLANTA (AP) — An attorney is calling for the two Georgia police officers who were fired after being caught on camera having a violent confrontation with a motorist to face criminal charges. Justin D. Miller said at a news conference Saturday that the...

Man getting lost Purple Heart 66 years after brother’s death

April 15, 2017 • National NewsComments (0)

BETHEL, Maine (AP) — In a journey from celebration to sadness to celebration again, a California man who learned of his brother’s death in the Korean War on the day he turned 14 celebrated his 80th birthday Saturday by receiving his brother’s...

5 things to know about April the giraffe and her calf

April 15, 2017 • National NewsComments (0)

HARPURSVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — April the giraffe gave birth to a male calf Saturday at Animal Adventure park, a privately owned zoo in New York, as fans watched the livestream. Five things to know about April and her newborn. __ INTERNET STAR: More than 1.2...