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4th Graders Caught Dealing Pot At Colorado Elementary School

4th Graders Caught Dealing Pot At Colorado Elementary School

Source: AP / CBS News GREELEY, Colo. - School officials in northern Colorado are asking parents to be careful with their newly legal recreational marijuana, after fourth-graders were caught dealing the drug on an elementary school campus. John Gates, director of safety for Weld County School District 6, said Wednesday that the students involved, three 10-year-old […]

US Reviews Clemency For Certain Inmates

US Reviews Clemency For Certain Inmates

The Justice Department is encouraging nonviolent federal inmates who have behaved in prison, have no significant criminal history and have already served more than 10 years behind bars to apply for clemency, officials announced Wednesday. (April 23) [View the story "US Reviews Clemency For Certain Inmates" on Storify]

Steady On The Grind: Police Say Woman Peddled Heroin — From Her Hospital Bed

Steady On The Grind: Police Say Woman Peddled Heroin — From Her Hospital Bed

Source: Ashlie Hardway / WTAE.com GREENSBURG, Pa. —A woman is accused of selling heroin from her hospital bed while she was in the intensive care unit at a Westmoreland County hospital, police said. Lori Sullenberger, 38, of Youngwood, was charged Tuesday with felony counts of possession with intent to deliver and unlawful delivery of a controlled substance, […]

Albuquerque Police Fatally Shoot 19-Year-Old Woman

Albuquerque Police Fatally Shoot 19-Year-Old Woman

Source: CBS News   ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - A young woman suspected of auto theft was shot and killed by an Albuquerque police officer following a foot chase on Monday, reportsCBS affiliate KRQE. This is the first fatal shooting since the Department of Justice concluded on April 10 that the Albuquerque Police Department (APD) displayed a culture of aggression […]

Prosecutor: Minn. Homeowner Lay In Wait For Teen Burglars

Prosecutor: Minn. Homeowner Lay In Wait For Teen Burglars

Source: CBS News LITTLE FALLS, Minn. - A Minnesota man on trial for killing two teenagersafter they broke into his house planned the killings, and was lying in wait in his basement with a book, some snacks and two guns, prosecutors said Monday. But a defense attorney countered that his client was terrified after several increasingly […]

Keyshawn Johnson Arrested For Spousal Battery

Keyshawn Johnson Arrested For Spousal Battery

Source: CBS Los Angeles CALABASAS  — Former NFL wide receiver and USC standout Keyshawn Johnson was arrested for misdemeanor spousal battery early Monday morning at his San Fernando Valley home. KNX 1070′s Margaret Carrero reports Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputies responded to Johnson’s Calabasas residence around 12:48 a.m. regarding a possible spousal assault call. “When deputies […]

Defendant Shot By U.S. Marshal At Salt Lake City Courthouse

Defendant Shot By U.S. Marshal At Salt Lake City Courthouse

Source: CBS News SALT LAKE CITY - Authorities say a U.S. marshal shot and critically wounded a defendant in a federal courthouse who rushed a witness stand with a pen at his trial in Salt Lake City. FBI spokesman Mark Dressen said Monday that Siale Angilau was hospitalized with at least one chest wound. According to […]

9 Dead, At Least 35 Wounded In Weekend Chicago Violence

9 Dead, At Least 35 Wounded In Weekend Chicago Violence

Source: NBC Chicago At least nine people were killed and more than 35 others wounded in shootings around Chicago from Friday afternoon through early Monday morning. Among the wounded were five children who were shot in a drive-by while leaving a park on a warm Easter evening. The weekend’s latest fatal shooting occurred at about […]

Kansas City Police Charge Man In Highway Shootings

Kansas City Police Charge Man In Highway Shootings

Source: Greg Toppo / USA Today Police in Kansas City have charged a man in a handful of random highway shootings that wounded three people. Authorities said Friday Mohammed Whitaker was charged with 18 felony counts in connection with the shootings and was being held on a $1 million bond. Police believe he acted alone […]

Arizona Judge Says ‘Proof Evident’ In Sharper Rape Case

Arizona Judge Says ‘Proof Evident’ In Sharper Rape Case

Source: Brent Schrotenboer / USA Today PHOENIX — A Phoenix judge ruled Thursday that former NFL star Darren Sharper is not entitled to bail in Arizona, finding “proof evident and presumption great” that he raped a woman in Tempe on Nov. 21. In making his ruling, Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Warren Granville cited DNA evidence from […]

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