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  • Clothes dealer arrested in 3 NY shopkeeper deaths

    NEW YORK (AP) — A balding garment salesman was arrested Wednesday for systematically killing three shopkeepers as they worked alone in their clothing stores and had been poised to strike …


  • Expert sees a gathering storm for top fund manager

    NEW YORK (AP) — A financial law expert says prosecutors may be setting their sights higher than the former hedge fund portfolio manager they say helped orchestrate one of the …


  • FBI agent: Calif. terror plot ‘very serious case’

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Three Southern California men charged this week with plotting to kill Americans and bomb U.S. military bases overseas spent months preparing for a trip to Afghanistan …


  • Suspect’s family has questions in monkey killing

    BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A 22-year-old man who police say killed a monkey after breaking into the Boise zoo has encountered run-ins with the law in the last three years …


  • Terror suspect served briefly in US Air Force

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A U.S. Air Force spokeswoman says a terror suspect accused of plotting to kill Americans and target U.S. bases overseas was given an honorable discharge after …


  • Man arrested after death of monkey at Idaho zoo

    BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Police have arrested one of two men who they believe broke into an Idaho zoo the night a monkey there died from blunt-force trauma, but questions …


  • FBI: 4 Calif. men charged in alleged terror plot

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Three California men excited at the prospect of training in Afghanistan to become terrorists prepared, authorities say, by simulating combat with paintball rifles, wiping their Facebook …


  • Police make arrest after monkey dies at Idaho zoo

    BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Police arrested a 22-year-old man Monday after a monkey at the Boise zoo was found dead over the weekend, shortly after a zoo security guard frightened …


  • False info in NY lottery led to arrest in $5M scam

    SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — The New York State Lottery put out false information to snare two Syracuse-area brothers accused of scamming a customer out of a winning $5 million scratch-off …


  • Tulsa dad arrested after toddler found in cage

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A Tulsa man was arrested after police found his 18-month-old daughter locked in a metal dog cage, his naked 4-year old daughter outside on a cold …


  • Husband held in killing of Iraqi-American woman

    EL CAJON, Calif. (AP) — The husband of an Iraqi-American woman whose beating death initially appeared to be a hate crime was arrested on suspicion of murder in what police …


  • Arrest made in rape of woman on LA County bus

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — For 10 agonizing minutes, an 18-year-old mentally disabled woman was raped in the back of a Los Angeles County bus at rush hour as it rolled …


  • Arrest made in rape of woman on LA bus

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man suspected of raping a mentally disabled woman aboard a Los Angeles transit bus during rush hour was arrested Friday, authorities said. The suspect, whose …


  • Former Etan Patz suspect freed in Pa., held again

    A former suspect in the 1979 disappearance of a New York City boy walked out of a northeastern Pennsylvania prison Wednesday morning after more than a quarter-century behind bars and …


  • Authorities: Suspect arrested in Mich. shootings

    WIXOM, Mich. (AP) — Police who arrested a suspect in a Michigan shooting spree that targeted moving cars and resulted in at least once injury were led to the man’s …


  • Urgency added to superstorm recovery as temps drop

    NEW YORK (AP) — Falling temperatures on Sunday put more people at risk in a region already battling gasoline shortages, stubborn power outages and spasms of lawlessness in the wake …


  • Lights in lower Manhattan, misery in outer regions

    NEW YORK (AP) — The lights were back on Saturday in lower Manhattan, prompting screams of sweet relief from residents who had been plunged into darkness for nearly five days …


  • City sweeps up after rowdy Series celebration

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Police made dozens of arrest during a rowdy World Series celebration in the hours after the San Francisco Giants clinched the World Series. The San Francisco …


  • NYC nanny not herself before children’s killings

    NEW YORK (AP) — Friends and relatives of Yoselyn Ortega, the New York City nanny accused of stabbing two young children to death, said she appeared to be struggling emotionally …


  • NY parents shaken as nanny accused of killing kids

    NEW YORK (AP) — The nightmarish case of a nanny accused of stabbing to death two children in her care stunned the family’s well-to-do neighborhood and caused legions of parents …


  • Nanny slashing case shocks NYC parents

    NEW YORK (AP) — The nightmarish case of a nanny accused of stabbing to death two children in her care stunned the family’s well-to-do neighborhood and caused legions of parents …


  • Missing infant found dead, family friend arrested

    KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa. (AP) — Authorities recovered the body of a 10-month-old girl not far from where her grandmother was slain and arrested a family friend who investigators said …


  • Nanny suspected of killing 2 kids in NY apartment

    NEW YORK (AP) — A nanny suspected of stabbing two young children to death in a luxury apartment near Central Park was in critical condition Friday with apparently self-inflicted injuries. …


  • Nanny suspected of killing 2 kids in NY home

    NEW YORK (AP) — A nanny suspected of killing two young children she was looking after and then stabbing herself is in critical condition in a city hospital, as authorities …


  • Nanny suspected of killing 2 kids in NY home

    NEW YORK (AP) — A nanny suspected of killing two young children she was looking after and then stabbing herself is in critical condition in a city hospital, as authorities …


  • Kids stabbed dead in NYC home; nanny, knife nearby

    NEW YORK (AP) — A mother returned home to her luxury apartment building near Central Park on Thursday to find two of her small children stabbed to death in a …


  • NYC police officer charged in cannibalism plot

    NEW YORK (AP) — A city police officer dreamed up plots to kidnap, torture, cook and eat at least 100 women whose photos, names and addresses he pulled from a …


  • 2nd arrest in case linked to NY policeman’s death

    HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) — A second man has been arrested in connection with the shootings that resulted in the deaths of a New York policeman and a carjacking victim. Nassau …


  • NYC officer arrested in ghoulish kidnap plot

    NEW YORK (AP) — A city police officer was charged Thursday with leading a ghoulish double life by using a law enforcement database and fetish chat rooms to dream up …


  • Teen arrested in Colorado girl’s abduction, death

    WESTMINSTER, Colo. (AP) — A teenager who lived just a mile from a 10-year-old Colorado girl who was abducted and killed earlier this month has been arrested in her death, …


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