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Award-Winning Teacher Guilty of Sexually Abusing 11 Students SALT LAKE CITY — A man honored as among the best teachers in Utah pleaded guilty Thursday to felony sex charges involving 11 students at his suburban classroom. Frank Laine Hall, 37, who taught first grade in the Salt...
Capital Metro board backs away from fare increase plan Board tells transit agency staff to take time to analyze options. By Ben Wear AMERICAN-STATESMAN STAFF Friday, September 21, 2007 Capital Metro board members pulled back from a proposed January fare increase on Thursday,...
Ga. man accused of feeding kittens, cats to pit bull Here's another item from our "Annals of Modern Depravity," if you dare. A 21-year-old Georgia man is accused of capturing kittens and cats and feeding them to his pit bull. Tye Hilmo was charged today with aggravated cruelty...
BOSTON (AP) - Troopers arrested an MIT student at gunpoint Friday after she walked into Logan International Airport wearing a computer circuit board and wiring on her sweatshirt. Authorities call it a fake bomb; she called it art. Star Simpson's attorney said the charges against...
If you're trying to impress a girl, don't try sticking a rattlesnake in your mouth. Snake collector Matt Wilkinson of Portland, Oregon, admits alcohol and a ``mixture of stupid stuff'' were involved in the stunt that almost cost him his life. Wilkinson says he had already downed...
Polish women party posts nude election posters Web posted at: 9/20/2007 3:28:54 Source ::: AFP WARSAW • A new Polish women’s political party risks shocking the majority Catholic country by plastering nude posters of their female candidates for the upcoming October 21...
Stronach went to U.S. for cancer treatment: report Updated Fri. Sep. 14 2007 7:57 AM ET CTV.ca News Staff Liberal MP Belinda Stronach, who is battling breast cancer, travelled to California last June for an operation that was recommended as part of her treatment, says a report...
Forklift Removes 900-Pound Man From Home Michigan Firefighters Use Forklift to Remove 900-Pound Man From Second-Floor Bedroom of Home Firefighters cut a hole in the side of a house and used a forklift to extricate a 900-pound man from his second-floor bedroom after a visiting...
Wheelchair-Bound Woman Dies After Being Shocked With Taser 10 Times A Clay County woman's family said it's seeking justice after their loved one died shortly after being shocked 10 times with Taser guns during a confrontation with police. The family of 56-year-old Emily...