Crime

Trooper wounded in 2014 ambush shooting has leg amputated

Dec 14, 2018

A Pennsylvania state police trooper who was shot in a 2014 ambush has had his right leg amputated below the knee

Bishop changes path on punishment of priest with dementia

Dec 14, 2018

A bishop has reversed course to ask the Vatican to laicize a priest suffering from dementia who was accused of sexually abusing children and was named in the Pennsylvania grand jury report on priest abuse

Comedian Lange avoids jail time despite positive drug test

Dec 14, 2018

A judge has spared comedian Artie Lange jail time even though Lange tested positive for cocaine and amphetamines

The Latest: Pompeo condemns China's detention of 2 Canadians

Dec 14, 2018

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the detention of two Canadian citizens in China is unlawful and is calling for them to be released

Army officer charged with murder of Afghan bomber suspect

Dec 14, 2018

A former U.S. Army commando is being charged with murder in a long-simmering case alleging he tracked down and killed a suspected bomb-maker in Afghanistan.

The Latest: Italian journalist among the dead in Strasbourg

Dec 14, 2018

Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte says a young Italian journalist who was badly wounded in the Strasbourg Christmas market attack has died

Accountant gets 2 ½ years for stealing $580K from company

Dec 14, 2018

An accountant who stole nearly $600,000 from the Massachusetts company she worked for has been sentenced to 2 ½ years in prison

Restaurateur acknowledges trying to frame wife as terrorist

Dec 14, 2018

A Maryland restaurateur has acknowledged he paid a man to both frame his wife as a terrorist and burn down his restaurant

Paris prosecutor: 4th person dies after Strasbourg Christmas market shooting.

Dec 14, 2018

Paris prosecutor: 4th person dies after Strasbourg Christmas market shooting.

Philippines: 66 alleged militants convicted in kidnappings

Dec 14, 2018

A Philippine court has found 66 alleged members of the Abu Sayyaf guilty of kidnapping dozens of students, teachers and a Catholic priest in the south in 2000, in the largest single conviction involving the brutal Muslim militant group

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