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  • Iran 'Happy' singers get suspended jail, lashes

    Six Iranians arrested for appearing in a video singing along to the American pop song "Happy" were given suspended sentences of 91 lashes and six months in prison for obscene behavior, a news website on Thursday quoted their lawyer as saying. Another...
  • Fleeing assault suspect disrupts upscale Boca neighborhood

    Fleeing assault suspect disrupts upscale Boca neighborhood
    BOCA RATON A woman's son rushed to her aide after the woman was attacked by a stranger with a baseball bat on Thursday, according to Boca Raton Police. The attack was reported about 8:50 a.m. in a parking lot in the 900 block of South Ocean Boulevard,...
  • Craigslist killers get life in prison; Elytte Barbour says 'I regret taking this man from his home'

    Craigslist killers get life in prison; Elytte Barbour says 'I regret taking this man from his home'
    SUNBURY — While Elytte Barbour apologized profusely Thursday for his role in the killing of Troy LaFerrara, his wife, Miranda, had nothing to say to the victim's relatives before they were both sentenced to life without parole. "There are no words...
  • Man grabs, hugs kids at Southwest Side school

    A man grabbed a kid off playground equipment and then hugged another one after being confronted by staff members at a Southwest Side school, according to police. The attack, described by police as an attempted aggravated criminal sexual abuse,...
  • The challenge of stopping do-it-yourself jihadism

    On Thursday, Australian authorities claimed they thwarted a plot by supporters of the Islamic State to grab random people off the street and then behead the captured citizens on videotape. Australia's attorney general said that the massive raid, the...
  • Eric Frein appeared in anti-Nazi short film

    Eric Frein, who authorities say killed one state trooper and wounded another in an ambush last week in Pike County, had a role in a 2007 film short depicting a Nazi atrocity at the Auschwitz death camp. Frein is in the credits for the 16-minute anti-...
  • Excerpts: Sampling of columns of note from the past week

    SCOTT FOWLER, Charlotte Observer, on THE PANTHERS PAYING INACTIVE DEFENSIVE END GREG HARDY So Greg Hardy has left the building to take a vacation from the Carolina Panthers until mid-November. He will be paid close to $7 million over the next two...
  • Police hunting for motive after grandfather kills 6 kids, daughter

    Police hunting for motive after grandfather kills 6 kids, daughter
    A 51-year-old man shot his daughter and six grandchildren to death before turning the gun on himself at a home in Bell, authorities said Thursday. The gunman was identified as Donald C. Spirit, who killed his 8-year-old son in a 2001 hunting accident in...
  • U.S. Border Patrol, under fire for use of force, to trial body cameras

    (Reuters) - The U.S. Border Patrol said body cameras would be trialled for its agents from next month following allegations over abuse and use of excessive force, as Washington gave the agency authority to investigate staff for criminal misconduct. A...
  • Deadly rampage against Pa. state troopers has the frightening indications of domestic terrorism

    There is something deeply disturbing about last Friday's attacks on two state troopers in Pike County, apart from the wrenching tragedy involving the death of one officer and the wounding of another. This has all the marks of domestic terrorism. There...
  • Northampton man who threatened bloodbath during police standoff takes plea deal

    Northampton man who threatened bloodbath during police standoff takes plea deal
    A Northampton man who held police at bay for hours while threatening a bloodbath pleaded guilty Thursday to misdemeanor charges. Timothy H. Snyder admitted in Northampton County Court to reckless endangerment in the June standoff, and to resisting...