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Man arrested in car bomb plot at Kan. airport

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — An avionics technician from Kansas was arrested Friday as he planned to drive a vehicle full of explosives into a terminal at Wichita’s Mid-Continent Regional Airport, authorities said. Terry Lee Loewen, […]

12/13/2013

Jacquelyn Johnson, center left, wipes a tear while speaking with her husband Kenneth, right, at a "Who Killed K.J." rally in memory of their son, Kendrick Johnson. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

Parents of teen found dead in mat want inquiry

ATLANTA (AP) — During a rally at the state Capitol Wednesday, lawyers for the family of a Georgia teenager found dead at school inside a rolled-up gym mat called on the governor to order a […]

12/11/2013

This photo provided by the U.S. Attorney's office shows items inside James "Whitey" Bulger and Catherine Greig's apartment at the Princess Eugenia complex, in Santa Monica, Calif. The U.S. Marshals Service will auction off many of the items seized from Bulger's California apartment after his arrest two years ago, The Boston Globe reported Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013. (AP Photo/US Attorney's Office)

Bulger belongings could land on auction block

BOSTON (AP) — Former Boston crime boss James “Whitey” Bulger could soon see some of his jewelry, clothes and other belongings on the auction block. The U.S. Marshals Service will auction off many of the […]

11/30/2013

Attorney General Eric Holder (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Holder looks for answers on overcrowded prisons

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The nation’s top law enforcement officer got a glimpse of the challenges facing ex-offenders attempting to rebuild their lives on Tuesday as he attended an unusual court session and then met with […]

11/05/2013

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Dead marathon suspect tied to 2011 killings

BOSTON (AP) — Slain Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev was named as a participant in an earlier triple homicide by a man who was subsequently shot to death while being questioned by authorities, according […]

10/22/2013

U.S. Deputy Marshal Chad Simpson walks near the Federal Building in Wheeling, W.Va, on Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013. (AP Photo/Wheeling News Register & The Intelligencer, Tyler Reynard)

Ex-cop waved off bystanders before opening fire

WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) — The ex-police officer who opened fire on a federal courthouse in West Virginia was a trained shooter who knew how to kill, yet federal officials said Thursday that he waved people […]

10/10/2013

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Prosecutors seek dismissal of case against guard

WASHINGTON (AP) – Prosecutors are seeking dismissal of charges against a former Blackwater Worldwide security contractor accused in a 2007 shooting of Iraqi civilians. In a court filing Monday, the U.S. Attorney’s office in Washington, […]

09/30/2013

This undated booking photo released in a document by the U.S. District Court shows Geoffrey Portway, scheduled for sentencing in federal court Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013, in Worcester, Mass. (AP Photo/U.S. District Court)

Man gets nearly 27 years in Mass. child porn case

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts man who chatted online with other men about their desire to kidnap, rape, kill and eat children was sentenced Tuesday to nearly 27 years in prison after prosecutors showed […]

09/17/2013

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Man accused of opening doors to try to crash plane

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A federal prosecutor says an Austin, Texas, man has been charged with trying to crash a plane by working to open emergency exits while it was in the air. AirTran Flight […]

08/21/2013

David Kwiatkowski, a former lab technician at Exeter, N.H., Hospital, accused of infecting dozens of patients with hepatitis C through tainted needles. (AP Photo/U.S. Attorney's Office)

Federal plea deal in NH details hepatitis C pains

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — One man infected with hepatitis C hasn’t been able to return to work. Another won’t kiss his wife on the lips even though the blood-borne virus can’t be spread that way. […]

08/13/2013

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