• Any Time, Any Place: 6 Seniors Arrested for Public Sex
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    Source: kate_sept2004 / Getty As Janet Jackson famously declared back in 1993, “Any Time, Any Place.” Those lyrics, ringing true for a group seniors who were caught having sex in a wooded conservation area earlier this month. The Grace Richardson conservation area in Fairfield, CT was apparently being advertised online… Read more »
  • Panthers Optimistic Cam Newton Will Be Ready For Opener
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    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Panthers general manager Marty Hurney is “cautiously optimistic” Cam Newton will be ready for the Sept. 8 regular season opener against the Los Angeles Rams after the quarterback suffered a left mid-foot sprain in a preseason game. Newton injured his foot in Carolina’s 10-3 loss Thursday… Read more »
  • Cop Tries Kidnapping 12-Yr-Old Girl And Filmed Himself Urinating On Her [Video]
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    A cop in Cleveland, Ohio to be specific, is under fire from prosecutors who vow to make sure he “never wears the badge of a police officer again.” The officer, 34, was taken into custody earlier this week on accusations he tried to kidnap a 12-year-old girl at a school… Read more »
  • Dolphins’ Flores Says He Supports Player Protest Movement
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    (AP Photo) MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Miami Dolphins coach Brian Flores says he supports the NFL player protest movement and receiver Kenny Stills’ involvement, but wants him to play better. “Everything these guys protest, I’ve lived it, I’ve experienced it,” said an impassioned Flores, who is the son of… Read more »
  • Police Investigate Possible Noose At Oakland Elementary School
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    Early Wednesday morning, parents and school administrators came across a tangle of heavy rope hanging from a chainlink fence at Chabot Elementary School in Oakland, Calif. It looked like a noose. According to Oakland Unified School District spokesman John Sasaki, who spoke with the San Jose Mercury News, few people saw… Read more »
  • Illinois Patient’s Death May Be First In US Tied To Vaping
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    CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois health officials are reporting what could be United States’ first death tied to vaping. In a Friday news release, the Illinois Department of Public Health says a person who recently vaped died after being hospitalized with “severe respiratory illness.” The agency didn’t give any other information… Read more »
  • New Orleans Says Goodbye To Storyteller And Her Story
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    (WVUE via AP) NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Nancy Parker was known for her off-camera wit, warmth, and devotion to family and for her on-camera, Emmy-winning knack for presenting a story. Franklin Augustus was her latest subject, a pioneer African-American stunt pilot with a half-century of flying experience who sometimes visited… Read more »
  • North Carolina Man Exonerated By Panel In 1979 Dorm Slaying
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     (WRAL-TV via AP) RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A judicial panel ruled Thursday that a mentally ill man who wore a Superman-like cape in police interviews and compared himself to Dracula did not kill a North Carolina college student in a dorm 40 years ago. Three judges declared James Blackmon, 66,… Read more »
  • Man Charged In Death Of Detroit Girl Attacked By 3 Dogs
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    DETROIT (AP) — A man was charged Thursday in the death of a 9-year-old Detroit girl, who was mauled by three dogs despite rescue efforts by neighbors, her father and emergency workers. Pierre Cleveland, 33, was charged with second-degree murder, involuntary manslaughter and having a dangerous animal causing death, Wayne… Read more »
  • FBI Takes Down Nigerian Fraudsters In $46M Case
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    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The relationship between a Japanese woman and a U.S. Army captain stationed in Syria started online, through an international social network for digital pen pals. It grew into an internet romance over 10 months of daily emails. It ended with the woman $200,000 poorer and on… Read more »