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 ...

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 ...

Ballot Measure Must Lose ‘Independent’ Description

     ALBANY, N.Y. (CN) - A New York judge ordered the adjective "independent" dropped from the November ballot on a constitutional amendment to establish a new state process for redistricting every 10 years.     Proposal 1, which goes before voters Nov. 4, would amend New York's constitution to make a 10-member commission responsible for drawing state legislative and congressional district lines beginning in 2020.     The...

Chase ends with crash in Portland, driver at large

Chase ends with crash in Portland, driver at largeWCSH-TVState Police said the chase, involving one vehicle, began on the Maine Turnpike in the Lewiston-Auburn area and ended in Portland. A state trooper attempted to pull the car over for speeding but the vehicle sped up. The car took the Westbrook exit and ...Turnpike chase, crash lead to man's arrest on bath salts charge Press HeraldPolice involved in chase, search in Portland WMTW PortlandPolice Seeking Driver in Car Chase Comcast SportsN...
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Man Allegedly Shot To Death Over PS4 By 16-Year-Old Girl With Toddler In Tow

Man Allegedly Shot To Death Over PS4 By 16-Year-Old Girl With Toddler In Tow Sandy Spring Police believe an innocent man was shot and killed over a PS4 gaming system he had listed on Craigslist. According to the Atlanta Journal Constitution, a 16-year-old girl and her 20-year-old boyfriend, Nathaniel Vivian, brought their 16-month-old baby along to meet the seller Daniel John Zeitz (pictured above). The trio had plans to meet in the parking lot of an apartment building to make the sale complete. According to the Atlanta Journal Constitution, Sgt. Ron Momon from the San...
  September 19, 2014  

Car crashes into Brook Park home following police chase

Car crashes into Brook Park home following police chaseThe Plain Dealer - cleveland.comPolice pursued the driver about 1 a.m. who lost control of the car and crashed into the side of a home in the 5900 block of Middlebrook Boulevard, police said. The chase happened after an officer attempted to stop a white Ford for speeding on West ...Brook Park chase sends fleeing car into house on Middlebrook Road NewsNet5.com
  September 19, 2014  

Kansas Democrat Can Drop Off November Ballot

          TOPEKA, Kan. (CN) - In striking Democrat Chadwick Taylor's name from the November ballot, the Kansas Supreme Court may have positioned an Independent candidate to upset the chances of the Republican incumbent.     After a bitter Republican primary, polling showed Sen. Pat Roberts vulnerable but still competitive. With Taylor out of the mix, polls show self-funding Independent Greg Orman surging ahead.  ...

Drug bust: Woman arrested with ‘Hell’s Kitchen’ winner held on $75000 bail

Drug bust: Woman arrested with 'Hell's Kitchen' winner held on $75000 bailThe Star-LedgerMORRISTOWN — A 46-year-old Wayne woman is being held on $75,000 bail after, police say, they found heroin, cocaine and other illegal drugs in her car during a traffic stop in Mendham Township on Aug. 19. Nancy Vanwoert was in possession of 111 ...
  September 19, 2014  

In Minnesota State Fair robbery of brewers’ exhibit, St. Paul man charged

In Minnesota State Fair robbery of brewers' exhibit, St. Paul man chargedTwinCities.com-Pioneer PressThe Minnesota State Fair exhibit was closed for the day and an employee was counting its daily earnings when a man reportedly walked up to him and pointed a gun at his head. After demanding the cash, Antonio Washington bound the employee and a ...Federal charges filed against suspect in Minnesota State Fair brewery exhibit ... Minneapolis Star Tribune
  September 19, 2014  

Decorated ex-Mukwonago police officer gets 9 years for bank robbery

Decorated ex-Mukwonago police officer gets 9 years for bank robberyMilwaukee Journal SentinelVictims of the bank robbery had told investigators that the suspect seemed to have had military or police training, had a gun very similar to the investigator's, and had some kind of walkie-talkie or scanner in his pocket, over which the victims heard ...
  September 19, 2014