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  • NFL takes hard line, suspends Adrian Peterson for season in child beating

    Two years ago, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson was named the NFL's most valuable player and hailed as one of the best comeback stories in sports. On Tuesday, the league made a strikingly different example of him. Instead of allowing...
  • Sunrise man accused of stabbing neighbor in leg with pitchfork

    Neighbors who argued over a tree are unlikely to turn over a new leaf after one reportedly stabbed the other with a pitchfork. Kawall Parasram, 49, of Sunrise, was arrested Thursday afternoon and accused of chasing the man and woman who live next door to...
  • American horror story: Couple charged in killing of 3-year-old

    American horror story: Couple charged in killing of 3-year-old
    In a killing described as "an American horror story," a man and his girlfriend were charged with murder for beating her 3-year-old son to death in their West Caln mobile home, Chester County District Attorney Thomas Hogan said Thursday. Hogan said his...
  • Bombs, gunfire kill 81 at crowded mosque in Nigeria's Kano

    Bombs, gunfire kill 81 at crowded mosque in Nigeria's Kano
    Gunmen set off three bombs and opened fire on worshipers at the main mosque in north Nigeria's biggest city Kano on Friday, killing at least 81 people, witnesses and officials said, in an attack that bore the hallmarks of Islamist Boko Haram militants....
  • Police: Man stabbed for eating Thanksgiving dinner without girlfriend

     Police: Man stabbed for eating Thanksgiving dinner without girlfriend
    Wilkes-Barre police arrested a city woman for allegedly stabbing a man who was eating Thanksgiving dinner Thursday evening. Officers responded to a reported stabbing at 119 Madison St. at 6:23 p.m., according to police. When officers arrived, they found...
  • McNeil's future with Minnesota in doubt after felony assault charges

    There appeared "real hope" that Daquein McNeil had turned the corner on the tragedies that marked his childhood, Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman said Wednesday. And so Freeman was noticeably glum as he announced that McNeil, a sophomore guard with...
  • We're closer to answering those 3 Benghazi questions

    We're closer to answering those 3 Benghazi questions
    In editorials on the Sept. 11, 2012, attacks in the Libyan port city of Benghazi, we've tried to explore facts while stressing the bare-knuckle context: Congressional Republicans have tried to embarrass the Obama administration for its actions before,...
  • Boynton man faces assault, kidnapping charges in violent attack

    Boynton man faces assault, kidnapping charges in violent attack
    A Boynton Beach man allegedly battered his girlfriend in a jealous rage, leaving her with cuts on her knees, forearms and hands, and her face swollen and bruised, according to a Palm Beach County Sheriff's arrest report. Nicholas Greco, 49, was arrested...
  • Authorities: Horrifying case of elder abuse in Philadelphia

    Authorities: Horrifying case of elder abuse in Philadelphia
    The live-in caregiver of an elderly East Frankford woman was being held on assault charges after the woman in her care was found starving, covered in filth, and suffering from festering, maggot-infested sores. She later died in what city prosecutors...
  • Feds: 6 plotted to beat restaurant worker to collect $40,000 debt

    Feds: 6 plotted to beat restaurant worker to collect $40,000 debt
    Six men have been charged with plotting to beat up a restaurant worker in the western suburbs to collect a $40,000 business debt. Federal prosecutors said five of the six men assaulted the victim in June outside an Aurora restaurant where he worked at...
  • Norwich Man Indicted In Attack On Officers At Sub Base

    Norwich Man Indicted In Attack On Officers At Sub Base
    A federal grand jury has indicted a Norwich man in connection with the assault on two federal police officers at the Naval Submarine Base in Groton earlier this month, the U.S. Attorney's office said Monday. Gary Ray Brunache, 35, was charged with two...