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By Ralph Ellis CNN The lawyer for Robert Bates, an Oklahoma reserve deputy who fatally shot a man he meant to subdue with a Taser, on Saturday released documents that he says verify some of Bates' training as a law enforcement officer. The documents show Bates had one Taser...
By Joe Sutton and Ben Brumfield CNN A wildfire near Corona, California, is threatening at least 300 homes as 335 firefighters work to quell it, state fire officials say. The "Highway Fire" was incinerating 300 acres in Riverside County, east of Los Angeles, early Sunday, and...
(CNN) Syria is a Hell on Earth that is expanding in plain sight. The death toll there has doubled in a year's time. Since civil war broke out there, 310,000 people have been killed, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Thursday. A year earlier, SOHR's tally stood at 162,...
WikiLeaks is publishing thousands of documents and emails from last winter's hack on Sony Pictures Entertainment. More than 30-thousand emails and 170-thousand emails have been made public by the organization. North Korea was reportedly behind the hack, which was motivated by...
(Washington, DC) -- The Florida mailman who flew a gyrocopter onto a lawn at the U.S. Capitol is facing charges. Doug Hughes made his first court appearance this afternoon since yesterday's stunt and was charged with operating an unregistered aircraft and violating national...
Malaysia, Australia and China announce possible new phase of hunt for missing plane The search of the current priority zone is expected to be completed in May Search area for MH370 will double if no trace found in current phase, officials say By Jethro Mullen CNN (CNN) -- The...
(Washington, DC) -- There are new security concerns in Washington, DC after a small gyrocopter landed on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol. After arresting the pilot, Capitol Police dispatched a robotic device to check the gyrocopter for explosives. A gyrocopter is an ultralite...
FALL RIVER, Massachusetts (CNN) -- Latest developments: • Former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez has been sentenced to life imprisonment without the possibility of parole for his conviction of first-degree murder. • The May 28 start of another trial that Hernandez...
Dashcam video shows Arizona officer intentionally running over suspect By Brian Todd Miguel Marquez and Steve Almasy (CNN) -- Police in Arizona said Tuesday that an officer who intentionally used his car to run into a suspect with a rifle probably saved the man's life. The man's...