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PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A Philadelphia pizza cook who called in a bogus airplane threat to get back at a romantic rival over a Facebook photo has been sentenced to 15 months in prison. Kenneth Smith must also send written apologies to 38 passengers who watched as armed agents...
According to the Houston Chronicle: An 84-year-old woman jailed in Montgomery County on an unrelated charge has been accused of trying to hire a hit man to kill a Montgomery County assistant district attorney and to injury the district attorney, officials said. Dorothy Clark...
According to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: A University of Pittsburgh graduate student was charged this week with making bomb threats to a campus building to get out of teaching a class. Nancy Bruni, 34, of New Kensington told Pitt police that she has anxiety, depression and...
ATLANTA (AP) - Lawyers for some of the 35 defendants in Atlanta's school cheating scandal say their bonds are unreasonably high. Hurl Taylor, who represents test coordinator Donald Bullock, says his client's $1 million bond amounts to cruel and unusual punishment. Bullock was...
LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. (AP) - Some gun advocates have been quick to criticize former astronaut Mark Kelly, after an incident involving his daughter's dog over the weekend. Kelly, the husband of wounded former congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, has been campaigning for gun controls...
MAYPEARL, Texas (AP) - A Texas sheriff says he does not expect any charges will be filed against a man who opened fire on two heavily armed Oklahoma teenagers during an attempted home invasion on his ranch. Ellis County Sheriff Johnny Brown said Thursday that officials think...
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - A repeat drunken driver who was convicted in a crash that killed two teenagers is suing his drinking buddy and two New Mexico restaurants that served him alcohol. The Albuquerque Journal reports that James Ruiz filed a lawsuit Wednesday and is seeking...
HOUSTON (AP) -- Passengers aboard a cruise vessel stranded in the Gulf of Mexico had limited access to hot coffee, food and bathrooms on Monday as they waited for two tugboats to arrive to tow them to Mexico , Carnival Cruise Lines said in a statement. The Carnival Triumph has...
TUMWATER, Wash. (AP) - It's the kind of thing Lassie did. A Tumwater, Wash., police detective says an ailing homeless man attached a note seeking help to his dog's harness and sent the animal out in hopes someone would read the message. Detective Jen Kolb tells Seattle's KIRO-TV...