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Man Charged After Suspicious Bags Found Near Boston Marathon Finish Line

Man Charged After Suspicious Bags Found Near Boston Marathon Finish Line

Ryan Catalani/@magicofpi/Twitter(BOSTON) — A man was charged Tuesday night with possession of a hoax device, disorderly conduct and disturbing the peace after two suspicious bags were found near the finish line of the Boston Marathon amid stepped-up s…

Jewish Center Shooting Suspect Was Pen Pals with Would-Be Bomber

Jewish Center Shooting Suspect Was Pen Pals with Would-Be Bomber

A postcard Frazier Glenn Miller sent Kevin Harpham in 2011. (Credit: U.S. Attorneys Office)(OVERLAND PARK, Mo.) — The former KKK leader accused of murdering three people at two Jewish centers in Kansas was pen pals with Kevin Harpham, the man who plot…

Male Cop Transforms into Amish Woman to Catch Sexual Predator

Male Cop Transforms into Amish Woman to Catch Sexual Predator

iStock/Thinkstock(PULASKI TOWNSHIP, Pa.) — Sgt. Chad Adams of the Pulaski Township Police Department in Pennsylvania donned a traditional Amish bonnet, dress and apron in January while working undercover to catch a reported pervert who had been exposi…

Suspicious Bags Found Near Boston Marathon Finish Line

Suspicious Bags Found Near Boston Marathon Finish Line

Ryan Catalani/@magicofpi/Twitter(BOSTON) — On the one-year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings that killed three and injured 264 people, law enforcement officials in the city were not taking any chances. The Boston Police bomb squad was dispat…

Former KKK Member Says Jewish Center Shooting Suspect Went ‘Insane’

Former KKK Member Says Jewish Center Shooting Suspect Went ‘Insane’

Johnson County Police Dept(OVERLAND PARK, Kan.) — A leading white nationalist says the accused gunman in the Jewish center shootings in Kansas was a raging alcoholic who long ago lost ties with his own pro-white community.”I think Glenn had gone insan…

President Obama Issues Statement on Boston Bombing Anniversary

President Obama Issues Statement on Boston Bombing Anniversary

Pete Souza / The White House(WASHINGTON) — Dignitaries and families of victims gathered in Boston on Tuesday to commemorate the first anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings.President Obama marked the occasion with a moment of silence in the Oval …

Accused Kansas Shooter in Wheelchair for Court Appearance

Accused Kansas Shooter in Wheelchair for Court Appearance

David Eulitt-Pool/Getty Images(OVERLAND PARK, Kan.) — Frazier Glenn Miller, who could face the death penalty for allegedly killing three people at Jewish centers in Kansas, made his first court appearance Tuesday wearing only what appeared to be a pad…

T-Rex Arrives at Natural History Museum

T-Rex Arrives at Natural History Museum

National Museum of Natural History(WASHINGTON) — Washington’s latest arrival is no stranger to tough habitats. The 66 million-year-old Tyrannosaurus Rex arrived at the National Museum of Natural History on Tuesday. On loan for 50 years from the …

Could the Boston Bombers Have Been Stopped?

Could the Boston Bombers Have Been Stopped?

FBI(NEW YORK) — A year after the Boston Marathon attacks, there are troubling new questions about whether the bombings could have been thwarted and how two brothers from Chechnya learned to allegedly execute their terrorist attack so efficiently, offi…

Accused Kansas Shooter Could Face Death Penalty, Prosecutor Says

Accused Kansas Shooter Could Face Death Penalty, Prosecutor Says

Johnson County Police Dept(OVERLAND PARK, Kan.) — Frazier Glenn Miller, the man who allegedly went on a shooting rampage outside two Jewish community centers in Kansas, was charged Tuesday with one count of capital murder and a second count of premedi…

Arizona Man Accused in ‘Mercy Killing’ Goes Missing

Arizona Man Accused in ‘Mercy Killing’ Goes Missing

Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office(PHOENIX) — An Arizona man accused of shooting his wife to death in a so-called “mercy killing” removed his electronic monitoring bracelet while on house arrest and fled, according to the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Offic…

Boston Marathon Bombings Victim Learns to Dance Again

Boston Marathon Bombings Victim Learns to Dance Again

RichardFamilyBoston/Tumblr(BOSTON) — Jane Richard was watching the Boston Marathon from Boylston Street with her whole family when two bombs went off near the finish line on April 15, 2013.Jane, then 7, suffered a serious leg injury from shrapnel. Her…

Bail Set for Utah Woman Suspected of Murdering Six Babies

Bail Set for Utah Woman Suspected of Murdering Six Babies

Pleasant Grove Utah Police(PLEASANT GROVE, Utah) — The Utah woman who police say killed at least six of her own infants is being held on $6 million bail.Megan Huntsman, 39, made her first court appearance Monday and is scheduled to face formal charges…

Cowboy Hat-Wearing Boston Marathon Hero Still Suffering Flashbacks

Cowboy Hat-Wearing Boston Marathon Hero Still Suffering Flashbacks

Carlos Arredondo/Facebook(BOSTON) — When Carlos Arredondo returns to the Boston Marathon finish line on April 18, he will be looking over his shoulder.Arredondo is the cowboy hat-wearing hero who sprang into action when two bombs went off at the race …

Bears Killed Following Attack on Florida Woman

Bears Killed Following Attack on Florida Woman

Lynn_Bystrom/Thinkstock(LAKE MARY, Fla.) — Officials with the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission in Seminole County, Fla., are still on the lookout for a bear that attacked a woman inside her gated community last Saturday.Terri Frana, who survi…

Pennsylvania School Prepares to Reopen After Stabbing Rampage

Pennsylvania School Prepares to Reopen After Stabbing Rampage

Ben Filio/Getty Images(MURRYSVILLE, Pa.) — Students and teachers at Franklin Regional High School in Murrysville, Pa., are slowly being eased back into normalcy following last week’s stabbing rampage that wounded 21 youngsters and a security guard.The…

Jewish Center Shooting Officially Classified a ‘Hate Crime’

Jewish Center Shooting Officially Classified a ‘Hate Crime’

Johnson County Police(OVERLAND PARK, Kan.) — The shooting rampage outside two Jewish community centers over the weekend was officially classified a “hate crime” by authorities on Monday. The third victim of the mass shooting, which happened on the eve…

Mass. Governor: Boston ‘Very Prepared’ for Marathon

Mass. Governor: Boston ‘Very Prepared’ for Marathon

Office of the Governor(NEW YORK) — As Boston prepares to hold its 2014 marathon a year after the attacks, security planning has been “on steroids,” with new preparations — both visible and less apparent — that draw on lessons learned las…

Coast Guard Launches Rescue After Mysterious Raft Washes Ashore

Coast Guard Launches Rescue After Mysterious Raft Washes Ashore

Pictured is the mystery raft that washed ashore in Florida. (Tim Shortt/Florida Today)(FLORIDANA BEACH, Fla.) — The U.S. Coast Guard launched a search-and-rescue mission Monday near Floridana Beach, Fla., after a mysterious raft washed ashore that mor…

Newark Archbishop’s Pricey Pad Causes Controversy

Newark Archbishop’s Pricey Pad Causes Controversy

Matt Rainey/The New York Times/Redux(NEWARK, N.J.) — A half-million-dollar renovation to the “weekend” home of the archbishop of Newark has sparked a major controversy, raising questions about how money donated by church members is being used.An onlin…

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