Athens area man charged with fabricating own kidnapping

Athens area man charged with fabricating own kidnapping
The Augusta Chronicle
WATKINSVILLE, Ga. — An Athens area man was arrested Tuesday after authorities said he planned his own kidnapping to extort money that he and the kidnappers — including two from Augusta — planned to split. “We had suspicions about (the kidnapping
Oconee man charged with fabricating own kidnapping in 2013 Online Athens

  August 20, 2014  

Utah cities purge gun-control laws at demand of national group

Utah cities purge gun-control laws at demand of national groupSalt Lake TribuneThe small Davis County community of West Point was poised Tuesday night to drop a law banning guns in the city cemetery and replace it with one outlawing brandishing or firi…

Santa Rosa Man Reconvicted On Rape Charges In Kidnapping Case After Appeal

Santa Rosa Man Reconvicted On Rape Charges In Kidnapping Case After Appeal
CBS Local
SANTA ROSA (CBS SF) — A Sonoma County jury deliberated four hours Monday before reconvicting a Santa Rosa man of rape in concert with a kidnapping allegation in 2006 and 2009, Sonoma County District Attorney Jill Ravitch said. Rogelio …

  August 20, 2014  

Woman nabbed in Seymour Hoffman drug bust sports another wig

Woman nabbed in Seymour Hoffman drug bust sports another wig
New York Post
Luchkiw and her boyfriend were busted on drug-possession charges after cops raided their apartment as part of a sweep of the Mott Street building of jazz musician Robert Vineberg, Hoffman’s alleged drug dealer, after the actor’s fatal heroin overdose.

  August 20, 2014  

Couple found dead in murder-suicide, police say

By Sun Staff (contact) Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014 | 10:02 p.m. A couple were found dead in an apparent murder-suicide late Tuesday at their residence near Valley View and Oakey boulevards, Metro Police said. Police received a welfare check request at about…

Police: Children, adults taken hostage in Harvey, Illinois, after robbery

Police: Children, adults taken hostage in Harvey, Illinois, after robberyCNN(CNN) — Two robbery suspects shot at police then took six children and two adults hostage Tuesday inside a suburban Chicago home, spurring police to swarm the residence. Autho…

  August 20, 2014  

Defendant reconvicted of rapes and kidnapping in 2006 and 2009

Defendant reconvicted of rapes and kidnapping in 2006 and 2009KTVU San FranciscoThe jury Monday also convicted Rogelio Carlos-Zaragoza of rape in concert with a kidnapping allegation on July 24, 2009 when his brother Leonel kidnapped a girl at knifepoi…

  August 20, 2014  

Man arrested in alleged hate crime on Capitol Hill

Man arrested in alleged hate crime on Capitol HillKOMO NewsPolice say Prokhorin, who has no criminal history, was standing with two friends in the 1500 block of Harvard Avenue around 11:00 pm on August 10th. Two men walked by holding hands, according t…

  August 19, 2014  

St. Cloud chief defends police use of military tools

St. Cloud chief defends police use of military tools
St. Cloud Times
“A lot of thought went into us getting the MRAP, and my staff had to prove to me that there would be some utility in us having it,” said Police Chief Blair Anderson. “That’s not a hard standard to meet unfortunately, because we’ve had occasion to use

  August 19, 2014