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Tough scrape: Inmate faces new charges after failed escape try
An inmate at a Georgia detention center could spend more time behind bars after officials said he tried to use a piece of metal to cut through his cell wall in an apparent escape attempt.
Police: Mom burns son's dirty clothes, gets arrested
A Tennessee woman ended up in jail after police said she burned her grown son’s clothes in an apparent attempt to persuade him to clean up after himself.
Homeowner shoots intruder who fled Indiana mental ward
A woman dressed in a hospital gown was shot after allegedly trying to break into a home near a mental ward from which she had just escaped, authorities in Indiana said Wednesday.
Police: Teen murder suspect attacked staff member at facility
A Massachusetts teenager accused of robbing, raping and killing a popular teacher at his school attacked a female staff member at a facility where he is being held without bail, authorities said Tuesday.
Police: North Carolina woman hid meth in child's riding toy
A North Carolina woman was arrested on several drug charges after police say she hid an undisclosed amount of methamphetamine in her son’s riding toy.
Villagers, visitors gather for a glimpse of the president
President Obama whisked in and out of Cooperstown on Thursday, not giving gawkers much chance to glimpse of the commander in chief.
Charges pending against Ga. students after alleged post-prom rape
An evening to remember will likely become a night of regret for more than two dozen young people, many of whom may be charged with a crime after an 18-year-old female student was allegedly raped at a post-prom party at a resort in northern Georgia.
Man arrested after hiding in 14-year-old girl's closet for 6 days
A North Carolina man faces the possibility of life in prison stemming from statutory rape charges of a 14-year-old girl after spending six days hidden in her closet, officials said. Jarred Ashley Workman, 27, of Albemarle, was charged with 11 counts of statutory rape and five counts of statutory sex offense, according to the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office.
Fracking debate follows Obama
Critics of fracking planned to greet President Obama with signs and protests during his stop in upstate New York on Thursday. Obama might see some supporters of the practice, as well.
Judge: Accused Craigslist killer to face death penalty
A judge in Pennsylvania Monday denied a request to take the death penalty off the table for a woman who has claimed responsibility for nearly two dozen murders across the country.
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