S.C. House Speaker Pleads Guilty, Resigns

     (CN) - S.C. House Speaker Bobby Harrell pleaded guilty today to charges he spent nearly $300,000 in campaign funds on himself and others, and immediately resigned from office.     Harrell, who was indicted on September 10 on nine ethics and misconduct-related charges, arrived at the Richland County courthouse with his family and attorney, Bart Daniel, shortly after 10 a.m.     During the hearing, Harrell agreed to a ...

UH student robbed, beaten on campus

UH student robbed, beaten on campusKHOU(Photo: KHOU). CONNECT 23 TWEET 1 LINKEDINCOMMENTEMAILMORE. HOUSTON -- A University of Houston student told police she was ambushed, robbed and assaulted near a campus parking lot late Tuesday. UH police said the crime happened just ...
  October 23, 2014  

Closing remarks in kidnapping trial

Closing remarks in kidnapping trialHutchinson NewsLloyd, 32, is charged with a count of kidnapping for ransom, or as a shield or hostage, a severity level 3 person felony, or in the alternative of kidnapping to facilitate flight. Maugh said Hartman chose to shield Lloyd because she loved him, wanted ...
  October 23, 2014  

2 wounded in Avondale police shooting

2 wounded in Avondale police shootingazcentral.comPolice said the incident began about 9 a.m. when someone assaulted an Avondale worker and stole the city truck he was using, according to an Avondale police spokesman. The man took the truck on a joyride as police pursued before officers got a ...Police shoot man following pursuit of stolen vehicle in Avondale AZFamilyAvondale police: Officers shoot man with machete FOX 10 News Phoenix
  October 23, 2014  

Arlington man sentenced to 60 years in prison for sexually assaulting 4-year-old relative

Arlington man sentenced to 60 years in prison for sexually assaulting 4-year-old relative Eric Bledsoe An Arlington man was sentenced Wednesday to 60 years in prison without parole for sexually assaulting a 4-year-old relative. Eric Bledsoe, 57, was convicted of one county of aggravated sexual assault of a child under age 6 and one count of indecency with a child. Bledsoe was babysitting a 4-year-old relative at his Arlington home in March 2013 when he assaulted the girl, according to the Tarrant County district attorney’s office. The girl later told her mother and aunt what Ble...

Mom changes plea to guilty for international kidnapping

Mom changes plea to guilty for international kidnappingKRQE News 13ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – Eileen Clark, the woman accused of kidnapping her own children and fleeing overseas nearly 20 years ago changed her plea Thursday morning in federal court and will probably avoid prison. Eileen Clark changed her plea to ...Mom pleads guilty to 1995 kidnapping of own children KOB.com
  October 23, 2014  

Shot fired during Hamden home invasion

Shot fired during Hamden home invasionWTNHThe home invasion took place just after 9:00 p.m. Wednesday night at a home on Pine Rock Avenue. The police investigation determined that as residents returned home, they were followed inside by two men. The two invaders entered the residence through ...Family Dog Scares Off Assaultive Home Invasion Suspects NECNMasked Man Fired Shot During Hamden Home Invasion NBC ConnecticutHamden Police: Shot fired, resident pistol-whipped during home invasion Ne...
  October 23, 2014  

British Man Fakes Being Quadriplegic In A Coma For 2 Years To Avoid Going To Court

According to authorities, British man, Alan Knight, pleaded guilty this week to conning an elderly neighbor out of the equivalent of $64,000 and faking a coma for two years to get out of going to court to face charges. Knight was arrested in 2012 for the alleged theft from elderly neighbor, Ivor Richards, but delayed his day in court claiming he was a “quadriplegic who had periodic seizures that left him in a comatose state.” His wife, Helen Knight, confirmed her husband’s health issues b...

Police searching for accused bank robbery suspect in Layton

Police searching for accused bank robbery suspect in Layton Police searching for accused bank robbery suspect in Laytonfox13now.comLAYTON, Utah – Officials have released pictures of the suspect accused of robbing a bank in Layton Thursday. Police said the suspect in these photos gave a note to a teller at the Wells Fargo bank at 320 Gentile St. in which he demanded money and ...Bank robbery puts Layton High School in lock-out Standard-Examiner
  October 23, 2014  

Police investigating shooting on Saginaw’s East Side

Police investigating shooting on Saginaw's East SideThe Saginaw NewsSaginaw police and troopers from the Michigan State Police were observed on Wednesday, Oct. 22, in the area of Thompson between East Genesee and South Park on the city's East Side where they had the area cordoned off with yellow police tape.
  October 23, 2014