Ex-hospital worker charged with patient’s murder 20 years later

An ex-hospital worker in Missouri was charged this month with the murder of a patient who died two decades ago under her care. Jennifer Anne Hall, 41, is accused of using a deadly dose of a muscle relaxant and morphine to kill 75-year-old Fern Franco at Hedrick Medical Center in 2002, according to Livingston County … Read more

Connecticut teen arrested in stabbing death of James McGrath

A Connecticut teenager has been arrested in the fatal stabbing of Fairfield Prep student James McGrath, police said Wednesday. The teen, identified by Shelton police as a 16-year-old from Milford, was taken into custody early Wednesday on charges of murder and three counts of first-degree assault. The juvenile suspect, who is scheduled to appear in … Read more

Hate crime investigation opened into Dallas salon shooting

CNN — Federal officials have opened a hate crime investigation in the shooting of three people at a Korean-owned hair salon in Dallas – one of three recent attacks on Asian-run businesses in the area. The Dallas FBI Field Office, the Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice and the US Attorney’s Office for … Read more

10 dead, suspect arrested in mass shooting at supermarket

BUFFALO, NY (AP) — A gunman in military-style clothing opened fire with a rifle at a supermarket in Buffalo, New York, in what authorities called a “hate crime and racially motivated violent extremism,” killing 10 people and wounding three others before being taken in custody Saturday afternoon, law enforcement officials said. The gunman was identified … Read more

California cop arrested after allegedly masturbating in home during disturbance call

A California cop was arrested after he was caught masturbating by a family who called police for help with a domestic disturbance, officials said Thursday. San Jose Officer Matthew Dominguez, 32, allegedly “touched himself” in front of two female family members in the home on April 21 — then exposed himself to the mother, according … Read more

Catholic cardinal, others arrested on Hong Kong security law

HONG KONG (AP) — A 90-year-old Roman Catholic cardinal, a singer and at least two others have been arrested in Hong Kong on suspicion of colluding with foreign forces to endanger China’s national security, in an action widely condemned as a further sign of Beijing’s erosion of rights in the city. The arrests further expand … Read more

Wisconsin anti-abortion office fire investigation ongoing

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Police said Monday that they hadn’t arrested anyone over a weekend fire and vandalism at the office of a prominent Wisconsin anti-abortion lobbying group. The fire at the Wisconsin Family Action office in Madison, which the FBI is helping investigate, came after two Catholic churches in Colorado, including one known for … Read more

Woman rescued 50 hours after China building collapse

BEIJING (AP) — A woman was rescued Sunday from the rubble of a building in central China more than 50 hours after it collapsed, leaving dozens trapped or missing, state media said. Separately, police arrested nine people including the building owner on suspicion of causing a major liability accident, the official Xinhua News Agency said. … Read more

British Virgin Islands premier arrested on US drug charges

MIAMI (AP) — The premier of the British Virgin Islands and the director of the Caribbean territory’s ports were arrested Thursday on drug smuggling charges in South Florida, federal authorities said. Premier Andrew Alturo Fahie and Managing Director Oleanvine Maynard were taken into custody by US Drug Enforcement Administration agents at Miami-Opa-locka Executive Airport and … Read more

Massachusetts Rep. David LeBoeuf busted for DUI with BAC nearly four times legal limit

A Massachusetts state lawmaker was arrested Tuesday and charged with drunken driving with a blood-alcohol content nearly four times the legal limit, a report said. State Rep. David LeBoeuf was pulled over by state police on Interstate 93 in Quincy at about 10:30 pm after two people called 911 to report an erratic driver on … Read more