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  • Convict gets life sentence for plot to decapitate U.S. judge, prosecutor

    Convict gets life sentence for plot to decapitate U.S. judge, prosecutor
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A convict was sentenced to life in prison on Monday for plotting to have a judge and a prosecutor decapitated and their heads preserved in formaldehyde as souvenirs, according to a press release from the U.S. Attorney's office for the Western District of New York.
  • Son who helped father fake drowning gets jail time in scam

    Son who helped father fake drowning gets jail time in scam
    NEW YORK -- A Long Island man who admitted helping his father fake his own drowning was sentenced to a year in jail Tuesday, the latest twist in an unwieldy case that became a textbook example of how not to get away with it. Jonathan Roth, 23,...

    How Pete Seeger (1919-2014) made my high school famous

    How Pete Seeger (1919-2014) made my high school famous
    And not entirely in a good way. The great folk singer and hero of the protest movement died Monday at the age of 94. He had lived and performed long enough for several generations of Americans to have forgotten what made him famous, so let's pause...

    Planned Parenthood adds new South Florida board members

    Planned Parenthood adds new South Florida board members
    The Planned Parenthood region that serves Broward and Palm Beach counties has six new board members. They include Elaine Johnson James and Valerie McCarthy of Palm Beach County, Janet S. Solitt of Broward, and three from Miami-Dade County. Planned...

    Is 'Capturing the Friedmans' becoming the new West Memphis Three?

    NEW YORK — When it came out a decade ago, “Capturing the Friedmans” riveted audiences with, among other things, its ambiguity: Did the documentary's Arnold and Jesse Friedman engage in the numerous acts of molestation that prosecutors...