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  • Andrew Getty may have died of natural causes or accident, official says

    Andrew Getty may have died of natural causes or accident, official says
    Andrew Getty, an heir to the Getty oil fortune, appears to have died of natural causes or an accident inside his Hollywood Hills estate, a coroner’s official said. A time of death has not been determined, but a preliminary investigation suggests...
  • Danbury teacher charged with sexually assaulting her student

    A 24-year-old science teacher at Danbury High School has been charged with second-degree sexual assault and providing alcohol to a student. The News-Times of Danbury reports (http://bit.ly/1I2bGK6) Kayla Mooney was charged Tuesday after an...
  • Andrew Getty, heir to oil fortune, dead at 47

    Andrew Getty, heir to oil fortune, dead at 47
    Andrew Getty, among the heirs in a family whose name is synonymous with elite American wealth, was found dead in his Hollywood Hills home from was most likely natural causes or an accident, authorities and family members said. Neither the coroner nor...
  • Ex-husband of Canadian diplomat says their son killed in US

    The ex-husband of a Canadian diplomat says one of their sons has been killed and another has been arrested in a Miami drug deal gone bad. Germano Wabafiyebazu says his 17-year-old son Jean was killed when he went into a house to buy marijuana. His 15-...
  • Allentown police say they've arrested alleged Muhlenberg College exposer

     Allentown police say they've arrested alleged Muhlenberg College exposer
    Allentown police say they've arrested a Maryland man who has been exposing himself to Muhlenberg College students this month. Jeffrey A. Zapora, 28, of Lutherville, Md., was charged early Wednesday with two counts of indecent exposure and sent to Lehigh...
  • In Etan Patz case, defense focuses on the other suspect

    An enigmatic figure looms over the trial of a man who confessed to killing Etan Patz: the former suspect who some still believe is behind the disappearance of the 6-year-old on May 25, 1979. Jose Antonio Ramos was never charged in the case that helped...
  • Pedestrian Seriously Injured In Norwalk Hit-And-Run

    Pedestrian Seriously Injured In Norwalk Hit-And-Run
    NORWALK — A pedestrian was seriously injured in a hit-and-run that happened early Wednesday morning on the West Avenue highway on-ramp, police said. Police responded to the area about 5:22 a.m. and found the victim, a 55-year-old man, in the...
  • Marshals reviewing procedures after inmate escapes hospital

    Federal marshals are reviewing their security procedures after an inmate receiving treatment at a northern Virginia hospital overpowered a private guard, took her gun and set off a frenzied nine-hour manhunt. The escape by Wossen Assaye, 42, of...
  • Inmate overpowers guard, escapes from eastern Illinois jail

    A convicted murderer awaiting sentencing escaped from a jail in eastern Illinois Wednesday after overpowering a guard and taking his keys, uniform and SUV. Kamron T. Taylor, who has a history of escape attempts, fled from the Jerome Combs Detention...
  • 4 Joliet teens face child porn charges after posting video

    Four northeastern Illinois teenagers face child pornography charges after posting a video of themselves having a sexual encounter. Joliet Police Chief Brian Benton says all four teens were arrested Friday and charged with child pornography after one of...
  • Court papers: Student drank 60-ounce vodka bottle in hazing

    Court papers filed in connection with a New York college student's alcohol-related death reveal he drank a 60-ounce bottle of vodka during what college officials say was the hazing of pledges at an unsanctioned fraternity. The Times Union of Albany...