Spat Over ‘Healthy Pasta’ Settles for $7.9 Million

     (CN) - Allegations that Dreamfields pasta was falsely advertised as a healthy alternative to traditional pasta will cost a Post Foods subsidiary $7.9 million to settle, a federal judge ruled.     Joseph Mirakay, Louis Messina, Michael Elefterakis and John Gembinski filed the class action against Dakota Growers Pasta Co. Inc. last year in New Jersey.     In addition to claiming that Dakota deceptively markets, adverti...

Traumatization of Baby Monkeys in Wis. Inspires Records Challenge

      MADISON, Wis. (CN) - Activists unhappy with the renewal of research that subjects baby monkeys to "psychological torment" have filed suit for a school's records.     The Animal Legal Defense Fund has its eye on the minutes of a meeting in which a committee of the University of Wisconsin approved the maternal-deprivation studies on infant rhesus macaques.     The research protocol at issue "calls for twenty infant rh...

Suspicious Person

Incidents listed are selected by the Officer In Charge of each shift that may have significant public interest. Incidents listed are not inclusive of all incidents. Requests for information can be directed to the MPD Records Unit: (608) 266-4075. Incident Report for Case #2014-327370 Incident Type Suspicious Person Incident Date 10/03/2014 - 5:00 PM Address ...

Police use pepper spray at Newark High fight

Police use pepper spray at Newark High fightThe News JournalTwo Newark High School students are facing disorderly conduct charges following a fight Friday morning that erupted in the school's football stadium where the student body had been evacuated due to a bomb threat. 10/24/14 DAMIAN GILETTO/THE NEWS ...
  October 24, 2014  

Richardson police searching for suspects in home invasion robbery Thursday

Richardson police searching for suspects in home invasion robbery ThursdayDallas Morning News (blog)Richardson police are searching for two suspects in connection with a home invasion Thursday afternoon. Two armed men broke into a halfway house around 3 p.m. Thursday in the 400 block of Maple Street near Greenville Avenue. They tied up four ...
  October 24, 2014  

Police: Man who installed hidden cameras in restrooms recorded nearly 1,000 videos

Police: Man who installed hidden cameras in restrooms recorded nearly 1,000 videos Andrew Crawford Boden (Irving Police Department ) Staff writer Caitlyn Jones reports: Irving police have spent months combing through nearly 1,000 videos of women in public restrooms recovered from a 65-year-old man’s home and work computers. Andrew Crawford Boden was arrested in June on an improper photography charge after Grapevine police found a camera disguised to look like a wall plug in a Braum’s restroom. Irving police arrested him for a similar offense at a Corner Bakery. Boden to...

ACLU Sues Fla. County Over Sex Predator Law

     (CN) - The American Civil Liberties Union sued Miami-Dade County, Fla. to block enforcement of a law that prevents registered sex offenders from living within 2,500 feet of schools and other public places where children gather.     The lawsuit, which was file in the federal court in Miami, argues that the county ordinance vague, that it denies due process to sex offenders released by the state Department of Corrections, and that it in practi...

Officer-involved shooting ‘not typical situation’ in West Ward, says Easton mayor

Officer-involved shooting 'not typical situation' in West Ward, says Easton mayorThe Express-Times - lehighvalleylive.comSal Panto Jr. View full sizeMayor Sal Panto Jr. hopes to get more details on the Friday morning officer-involved shooting when he meets with Easton police later today.Lehighvalleylive.com file photo. Easton's West Ward sees more than its fair share of ...
  October 24, 2014  

Ex-SDPD lab tech suspected of girl’s murder commits suicide

Ex-SDPD lab tech suspected of girl's murder commits suicidefox5sandiego.comSAN DIEGO — A one-time San Diego police criminalist who died in an apparent suicide in the East County highlands this week was due to be arrested on suspicion of taking part in the gruesome murder of a teenage girl 30 years ago, authorities reported ...Ex-SDPD lab worker suspected of murder found dead U-T San DiegoSuspects Identified in Cold Case: 1984 Killing of Claire Hough NBC 7 San DiegoNew details in Crans...
  October 24, 2014  

Officer involved shooting in Easton

Officer involved shooting in EastonAllentown Morning CallAuthorities are investigating a police chase that began in Palmer Township early Friday morning and ended in Easton where the driver crashed his truck and was shot and killed by police. Authorities are investigating a police chase that began in Palmer ...
  October 24, 2014