WATERTOWN (CBS) – A flurry of applause at the scene of a standoff between police and Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev signaled his capture Friday night.
After a nearly two-hour standoff in a Watertown neighborhood, Tsarnaev was taken from the scene by ambulance to a local hospital.
The standoff began just before 7 p.m., minutes after Massachusetts State Police announced that they had completed their door-to-door search in Watertown without locating Dzhokhar [...]
The Saudi national injured during the bomb attacks at the Boston Marathon Monday has been cleared and is no longer even a person of interest, intelligence officials told lawmakers Tuesday.
Director of National Intelligence James Clapper briefed members of the Senate Intelligence Committee behind closed doors in a pre-scheduled hearing that was supposed to focus on the budget, but Clapper began with an update of the bombings. Ranking RepublicanSaxby Chambliss (R-GA) emerged from the [...]
Boston was battered but vigilant on Tuesday as an army of federal agents raced to find out who attacked the city’s historic marathon, leaving three dead and more than 100 injured amid a war zone of shattered glass and bomb debris on Patriots Day.
As of Tuesday morning, no persons or group had claimed credit for twin explosions at the finish line near Boston’s Copley Square. The Pakistani Taliban, a group that has threatened the United [...]
MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Forget Black Friday — it seems theUniversity of Minnesota Medical Center celebrated Boy Friday this year.
From about 5 p.m. on Friday until 7:15 a.m. Monday, 19 boys were born in a row. The staff at the hospital said they’ve never heard of that happening before.
Boys ruled the delivery room for more than 62 straight hours, without a single girl being born.
Samantha Hoffman helped deliver four of them.
“I actually delivered [...]
A woman who was spotted masturbating in a Starbucks was arrested yesterday after Florida cops searched her purse and found a pipe with cocaine residue.
Police were summoned to the Bradenton business “by the staff at Starbucks regarding a female that was in their lobby and was masturbating.” When an officer questioned the woman, Jennifer Piranian, she reported that she was waiting to go to a local hospital.
A teenager was found dead in an Internet cafe in Taiwan after reportedly playing a video game for 40 hours straight.
The 18-year-old, who has only been identified by his surname, Chuang, is believed to have collapsed during a marathon session of Diablo 3.
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On the morning of July 15, an attendant entered the room and found Chuang resting on a table. After [...]
On Friday evening, over 20 people collapsed at a campaign event for President Obama in Roanoke, Virginia, Joel Gehrke reported at theWashington Examiner.
According to CBS News White House correspondent Mark Knoller, Obama told supporters there were “paralegals” available to help those who felt weak from the heat.
“Catching his mistake,” Knoller tweeted, Obama corrected himself and told the crowd, “you don’t need lawyers.”
“Yes, we do need lawyers to help US opt out of Ocare [...]
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – The chief executive of an Iowa-based brokerage firm admitted in a tell-all suicide note that he carried out an elaborate fraud scheme in which he embezzled at least $100 million from customers over two decades, federal investigators said Friday.
FBI agents arrested Peregrine Financial Group Inc. Russell Wasendorf Sr. at a local hospital Friday and he appeared in federal court later in the day on charges of [...]
One thrill-seeker was gored in a leg and four others injured as this year’s Pamplona bull running festival kicked off today.
Thousands of adrenaline-fueled runners raced ahead of six fighting bulls in the streets of the northern Spanish city as part of the San Fermin festival, officials said.
Runners, in traditional white clothing and red kerchiefs around their necks, tripped over each other or fell in the mad daredevil annual rush along early [...]
A mentally ill Missouri woman committed suicide by shooting herself in the head with a police officer’s gun while getting a ride to a local hospital in a squad car on Wednesday.
The St. Louis County Police Department said Stephanie Hicks, 20, got into a struggle with an Alton police officer over his weapon.
Hicks’ former boyfriend Eric Perry said she had been dealing with a bi-polar disorder and decided to seek [...]
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A federal judge on Sunday temporarily blocked enforcement of a Mississippi law that could shut down the only abortion clinic in the state.
U.S. District Judge Daniel P. Jordan in Jackson issued a temporary restraining order the day the new law took effect.
He set a July 11 hearing to determine whether to block the law for a longer time.
“Though the debate over abortion continues, there exists legal [...]
JUNE 6–From the Zombie Apocalypse news desk comes word of the arrest of a Louisiana man who bit off a chunk of the face of a victim whom he allegedly battered during a bloody attack Saturday.
According to cops, Carl Jacquneaux, 42, attacked Todd Credeur outside the victim’s home in Scott, a city in Lafayette Parish. After punching Credeur in the face, Jacquneaux bit the 48-year-old victim in the face, “removing a [...]
A blind Native American, 69, is accusing staff at a local hospital of negligence and racism after he emerged from open heart surgery with scars all over his body which appeared to spell out KKK.
Vernon Traversie, from Cheyenne River Indian Reservation in South Dakota, had a heart attack last August and was rushed to Rapid City Regional Hospital.
After surgery he was in a lot of pain. Mr Traversie said he [...]
A pair of four-year-old boys were accidentally served daiquiris containing alcohol in a restaurant mishap that landed one child in a Florida hospital, police report.
According to a Clearwater Police Department report, the boys were eating lunch with their mothers last Sunday (Mother’s Day) when “two virgin strawberry daiquiri’s were ordered for their table.”
However, a waitress at Frenchy’s South Beach Café “incorrectly entered the order and two daiquiri’s containing alcohol were [...]
A 74-year-old Detroit grandmother is in custody for allegedly shooting and killing her teenage grandson.
West Bloomfield police are investigating the circumstances that led to the killing of 17-year-old Jonathan Hoffman, which took place on Friday night in a posh, gated condo complex.
The boy called 911 to report that his grandmother had shot him multiple times and he later died in Botsford Hospital according to police.
‘All we know for sure is a [...]
It all began when Dr. Renee Hsia of the University of California at San Francisco received a simple request from a good friend who had checked into a local hospital for an emergency appendectomy. The fairly routine procedure took place 19,368 times during 2009 in California.
After he returned home, he received a bill from the hospital for $19,000, his co-payment for the parts of the $54,000 operation that his insurance [...]
By Richard Fausset, Los Angeles TimesApril 17, 2012
ATLANTA — Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant signed a bill Monday imposing new restrictions on the state’s sole abortionclinic that could force it to close its doors.
The law is one of several recent state measures championed by antiabortion activists and passed largely by Republican allies. Last week, Arizona Gov. Jan Brewersigned a law that banned most abortions after 20 weeks. In March, Virginia Gov.Bob McDonnell signed a [...]
A defendant named Fellony was arrested yesterday for felony battery after she allegedly struck a woman in the head with a glass at an Indiana bar.
Fellony Silas, 30, was collared early Sunday following the fracas at Kilroy’s Sports Bar in Bloomington. The bloodied 24-year-old victim suffered several lacerations and was treated for her injuries at a local hospital.
The attack was reportedly triggered when the victim accidentally bumped into Silas while [...]
Video footage of an incident in which two police officers are accused of assaulting a patient at a local hospital was released to the Examiner-Enterprise on Friday.
The copy of the surveillance video was released after City of Bartlesville officials agreed not to appeal District Judge Curtis DeLapp’s ruling on the condition that the newspaper not seek to recover legal fees from the city.
“This compromise allowed the video to be released [...]
Children were home alone while parents went out to sign paperwork at nearby leasing office
The shooting of a seven-year-old boy by his autistic sister, 9, was not an accident, a police spokesman has said.
The nine-year-old girl pulled the trigger in the fatal shooting while their parents were briefly away from their Arkansas apartment, according to police.
Little Rock Police spokesman Lieutenant Terry Hastings said the shooting on Monday was not accidental, [...]
A 3-year-old boy shot and killed himself at a Washington gas station after finding a gun in his family’s car.
The family had made an early-morning stop at a Shell station off Interstate 5 in Tacoma last Wednesday.
The man, who had placed the gun under a car seat, began to refuel the car.
Police believe the man may have exposed the gun by bumping his seat when exiting the car.
As the boy’s [...]
DETROIT (WWJ) - A man was shot and killed Friday night after an apparent dispute over the price of condoms at a Detroit gas station.
WWJ’s Beth Fisher spoke to an employee at the BP gas station on Fenkell and Meyers, where the shooting took place on the city’s westside overnight. The employee said the argument was apparently over the price of a box of condoms.
He said the customer bought a box [...]
A man arrested this week in North Carolina may have stashed a .38 barrel revolver in his rectum, according to police, who reported that the unloaded 10-inch weapon was not discovered until after the suspect had been booked into a cell in the county jail.
Michael Leon Ward, a 22-year-old Georgia resident, was arrested Monday after a trooper spotted him speeding. Ward, who resisted arrest, was subdued with the help of [...]
TAYLORSVILLE (KSL) — A 34-year-old man has been arrested for investigation of multiple counts of sex abuse against a 13-year-old girl.
The four-month relationship was discovered after a bizarre incident at the man’s house in which one of his housemates was shot by a third housemate who was reportedly trying to shoot a mouse in his kitchen with a 9mm handgun, according to investigators.
Paul Daniel Kunzler was booked into the Salt [...]
NOVEMBER 9–Two young Milwaukee women were arrested this week after an 18-year-old Arizona man–who traveled to Wisconsin by bus after meeting one of the suspects online–told cops that he was held captive in the duo’s apartment for two days and slashed and stabbed more than 300 times as part of an apparent satanic sex ritual.
A Milwaukee Police Department search warrant for the East Knapp Street apartment where the man was held [...]
BEIJING, Aug 29 (Reuters) – A court in south-west China sentenced a Tibetan monk to 11 years in jail for “intentional homicide” for hiding a fellow monk and preventing him from getting treatment after he set himself on fire, state news agency Xinhua reported on Monday.
Overseas rights groups say Rigzin Phuntsog immolated himself in March to protest against government controls on the restive region [...]
Police are looking for a man who stabbed a pedestrian on Long Island after asking him for a dollar.
Nassau County police say the 27-year-old victim was walking on Nassau Road in Roosevelt Monday evening when the suspect approached and asked him for one dollar.
The victim said he didn’t have any money and continued walking.
Police say the suspect followed him and then pulled out a knife [...]