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TV Journalist Chris Hansen Accused of Bouncing Checks

TV Journalist Chris Hansen Accused of Bouncing Checks

Jan 17
A TV journalist known for confronting would-be child predators has been snared himself in a police investigation alleging he wrote bad checks for $13,000 worth of marketing materials.

Inmates Battling Addiction Get An Unlikely Ally: A Puppy

Inmates Battling Addiction Get An Unlikely Ally: A Puppy

By Michael Casey | Jan 14
Caitlin Hyland's New Hampshire jail cell looks like those of many of her fellow inmates, featuring family photos, a few books and a cot. But one thing sets it apart: The cage on the floor for a 10-week-old puppy.

Hugh Grant Seeks Return of Script After Theft from His Car

Hugh Grant Seeks Return of Script After Theft from His Car

Jan 14
British actor Hugh Grant has a plea for the thief who broke into his car: Please return the script that inside.

Polish Mayor Stabbed on Stage, Condition Very Serious

Polish Mayor Stabbed on Stage, Condition Very Serious

By Vanessa Gera | Jan 13
A man with a knife rushed on to the stage during the finale of a charity event and stabbed a Polish mayor in the abdomen Sunday, leaving the politician in very serious condition in an attack that Polish media said had a political element.

Man Who Killed Officer Said He Was Hit by Ultrasonic Waves

Man Who Killed Officer Said He Was Hit by Ultrasonic Waves

Jan 13
The man who shot and killed a rookie California police officer left a letter on the bed in the home where he lived claiming police bombarded him with ultrasonic waves, officials said.

Wisconsin Kidnapping, Killing Suspect Lived Under the Radar

Wisconsin Kidnapping, Killing Suspect Lived Under the Radar

By Steve Karnowski and Todd Richmond | Jan 12
The man suspected of kidnapping a Wisconsin teenager and killing her parents with a shotgun nearly three months ago appears to have led an unremarkable existence.

McCarrick Accuser Cooperates with NYC Prosecutors on Abuse

McCarrick Accuser Cooperates with NYC Prosecutors on Abuse

By Nicole Winfield | Jan 12
The key accuser in the sex abuse case against ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick has met with New York City prosecutors.

After Wisconsin Girl's Safe Return, Question Is: Why?

After Wisconsin Girl's Safe Return, Question Is: Why?

By Jeff Baenen and Gretchen Ehlke | Jan 12
Jayme Closs, 13, was skinny, disheveled and wearing shoes too big for her when she approached a stranger and pleaded for help Thursday in the small, isolated north woods town of Gordon, where police said she was being held by Jake Thomas Patterson.

Motive for Slaying of California Policewoman Still a Mystery

Motive for Slaying of California Policewoman Still a Mystery

By Jonathan J. Cooper and Jocelyn Gecker | Jan 12
A gunman on a bicycle ambushed a rookie policewoman in Northern California, shooting her from the shadows, then reloaded and narrowly avoided wounding others before walking home and calmly watching the chaos he had caused, police said.

Wisconsin Man Arrested in Teen's Abduction, Parents' Deaths

Wisconsin Man Arrested in Teen's Abduction, Parents' Deaths

By Jeff Baenen and Gretchen Ehlke | Jan 12
A 21-year-old man killed a Wisconsin couple in a baffling scheme to kidnap their teenage daughter, then held the girl captive for three months before she narrowly managed to escape and reach safety as he drove around looking for her, authorities said.

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