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  • Six charged with bribery in grant U.S. National Guard contracts

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Six people have been charged in a bribery scheme to grant National Guard contracts improperly, prosecutors said on Wednesday, and three of them have pleaded guilty in federal court in Virginia. Executives from two businesses bribed...
  • Ex-con accused of sex with girl, 15, lured from foster care

    Ex-con accused of sex with girl, 15, lured from foster care
    A self-proclaimed toilet paper supplier who is also a career criminal is accused of having sexual relations with a 15-year-old girl he lured out of foster care in Orlando in July, the Broward Sheriff's Office said. Bond was set at $800,000 for Willie...
  • Woman found not guilty in Naperville 'smart meter' case

    Woman found not guilty in Naperville 'smart meter' case
    A leader of a Naperville group opposed to “smart meters” was acquitted Wednesday of resisting police who arrested her last year after she shot video of them and meter installers. Malia “Kim” Bendis, 42, began to sob moments after...
  • 911 caller about hit-and-run victim: 'I can see her skull'

    911 caller about hit-and-run victim: 'I can see her skull'
    A witness tried to catch the driver of an SUV that struck a 72-year-old pedestrian in Altamonte Springs, leaving her in critical condition, police said Wednesday. Police are still searching for the hit-and-run driver who struck the elderly woman,...
  • Police In Three Towns Sharing Info On Recent Robberies

    Police In Three Towns Sharing Info On Recent Robberies
    Police in South Windsor, Manchester and Vernon are sharing information on recent robberies that appear to be the work of one knife-wielding thief. The most recent robbery was Tuesday at the Oakland Express, 249 Oakland Road in South Windsor. A male...
  • Deputies: Cursing man punched 80-year-old at Applebee's

    Deputies: Cursing man punched 80-year-old at Applebee's
    A Port Orange man allegedly punched an 80-year-old who asked him to stop swearing at an Applebee's bar on Sunday night, Volusia County Sheriff's deputies said. Mikie Sawyer, 26, was charged with disorderly conduct and battery on a person older than 65,...
  • Syrian Kurds in Turkey watch militant onslaught across border

    Syrian Kurds in Turkey watch militant onslaught across border
    The crowd scanned the opposite side of the valley, looking for signs of movement across the border in the Syrian town of Ayn al-Arab, known as Kobani to its mostly Kurdish inhabitants. "I've been coming here every day," a 40-year-old man who goes by the...
  • Suspect arrested in downtown Orlando ATM robberies

    Suspect arrested in downtown Orlando ATM robberies
    A 47-year-old man wanted on charges that he robbed and carjacked people at a downtown Orlando ATM was arrested on Wednesday, according to police. William John Brown III was arrested by Longwood police. The robberies took place on Aug. 24, Aug. 16...
  • Glen Ellyn man arrested after allegedly arranging sexual encounter with a minor

    Glen Ellyn man arrested after allegedly arranging sexual encounter with a minor
    DuPage County officials say they have charged a Glen Ellyn man after he allegedly arranged for a sexual encounter with a minor. Kurt Ellinghausen, 47, was being held Wednesday in lieu of $100,000 bail after his arrest last night on charges of indecent...
  • Palm Beach deputies shut down food stamp fraud, gambling operation

    Palm Beach deputies shut down food stamp fraud, gambling operation
    Deputies in Palm Beach County Wednesday busted a food stamp fraud and gambling operation at a food mart in Boynton Beach, according to a report. Deputies said their Public Assistance Fraud Task Force and Boynton Beach police officers went to the Transcom...
  • Special Report: In 'Umbrella Revolution,' China confronts limits of its power

    HONG KONG (Reuters) - In the heart of Mong Kok, one of the most densely populated districts on earth, an abandoned Hong Kong police van is enveloped in the student-led demonstrations paralyzing swathes of the city. Along with yellow ribbons and flowers,...