Police: False alarm on child kidnapping attempt

Police: False alarm on child kidnapping attemptJournal and CourierAn initial report of a child abduction at a downtown Lafayette home on Thursday proved to be a false alarm, according to Lafayette police. In a news release, police Lt. James Taul said that what had initially appeared to be a case of an unidentified ...

Police investigating Saddle Brook bank robbery

Police investigating Saddle Brook bank robberyThe Star-LedgerSADDLE BROOK — A bandit escaped with thousands of dollars in a robbery at Spencer Savings Bank Friday afternoon, authorities said. The robber handed a note to a bank teller around 2:30 p.m. at the Terra Mini Mall branch on Market Street, according to ...
  September 19, 2014  

Friday Oklahoma City homicide thought to be home invasion

Friday Oklahoma City homicide thought to be home invasionNewsOK.comFriday Oklahoma City homicide thought to be home invasion. Investigators believe brothers Demarco Sayles, 24, and Nakadda Sayles, 23, attempted to break into an apartment in the 4200 block of SE 52 about 4 a.m. Friday. Demarco Sayles fought with the ...Home Invasion Scuffle At OKC Apartment Complex Ends In Fatal Injury news9.com KWTV
  September 19, 2014  

In the US, gun violence kills blacks at twice the rate of whites

In the US, gun violence kills blacks at twice the rate of whitesLos Angeles TimesMassachusetts also earned high marks from the Brady Center for its gun laws, and firearm ownership there “plummeted” after a 1998 gun control law passed, the researchers wrote. Yet both violent crimes in general and homicides in particular became more ...Black Americans 'twice as likely' to be killed by guns as white Americans Medical News TodayGun Safety Needs Uniform Laws To Work, As Firearm Death...
  September 19, 2014  

Woman guilty in window-breaking trial

Victoria King, the former University of Central Florida student who refused to roll down her window during a traffic stop on campus last year, was found guilty of battery and resisting arrest without violence. The officer who stopped her, Timothy Isaacs, wound up shattering the window and handcuffing King.She could be sent to jail for two years. King will be sentenced on Sept. 26.King declined comment after the verdict, but her attorney Roger Weeden said he was disappointed."I think on the campu...
  September 19, 2014  

Woman injured in home invasion, suspect carjacks neighbor in escape

Woman injured in home invasion, suspect carjacks neighbor in escapeSan Francisco ExaminerA woman was injured in a home invasion Thursday that later turned into a carjacking as the suspect made his escape, police said today. The 56-year-old victim was watering plants outside her Sunset district home in the 1800 block of 46th Avenue about 8 ...
  September 19, 2014  

4 sentenced in `pistol whip’ robbery series

4 sentenced in `pistol whip' robbery seriesSan Diego 6SAN DIEGO (CNS) - Four men who took part in a 10-day robbery spree in which some of their 13 victims were pistol-whipped and had a gun held to their head were sentenced Friday to state prison terms. Joseph Ragland, 27, got the longest sentence -- 11 ...4 sentenced in 'Pistol Whip' robbery series 10News
  September 19, 2014  

Texas Man Must Pony Up $40.7M for Bitcoin Scam

     SHERMAN, Texas (CN) - A Texas man must pay over $40.4 million for running a massive Ponzi scheme based on a Bitcoin operation he ran out of his home, a federal judge ruled.     The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission sued Trendon T. Shavers, 31, of McKinney, and Bitcoin Savings & Trust in July 2013 for securities fraud and disgorgement.     It alleged he raised over 700,000 bitcoins from investors, promising ...

Deputies: 4 arrested after car chase, crash in Orange County

Deputies: 4 arrested after car chase, crash in Orange CountyWESH OrlandoDeputies: 4 arrested after car chase, crash in Orange County. UPDATED 4:31 PM EDT Sep 19, 2014. Tweet · Next Video: Foul-mouthed Barbie angers buyer. post a comment. A traffic stop led to a chase into an Orange County retention pond Thursday night, ...Suspected car thieves arrested after Orange Co. chase with deputies WFTV Orlando
  September 19, 2014  

Bond set at $150000 for kidnapping suspect

Bond set at $150000 for kidnapping suspectThe Newark AdvocateDustin D. Fisher, 32, last known address 64 State St., Newark, was charged with first-degree felony kidnapping in Licking County Common Pleas Court Thursday morning. He appeared before Licking County Common Pleas Court Magistrate Mattie Klein for a ...