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  • Ann Nelson and Beverly Carter

    Murder of Arkansas realtor similar to 2008 murder of Cambridge, Wis. realtor Ann Nelson

    CAMBRIDGE, Wis. (WITI/CNN) — The search for Beverly Carter, the Arkansas realtor who went missing after showing a home is over. Her body was discovered in a shallow grave about 20 minutes away from Little Rock. The story is hitting home in southern Wisconsin. Arron Lewis has been charged with capital murder in the death of Beverly Carter. Lewis gave peculiar statements to reporters as he was led on a perp walk Monday night, September 29th. On video from CNN […]

  • Mayor Daniel Crespo

    Police: Mayor of Los Angeles suburb shot and killed in dispute with his wife

    Bell Gardens, CA (KTLA) — The mayor of Bell Gardens was fatally shot Tuesday afternoon, September 30th in a dispute with his wife, who was in custody, authorities said. Authorities on the scene of the shooting told reporters that Mayor Daniel Crespo died after being shot multiple times in the torso by his wife. Their 19-year-old son tried to intervene in an argument between the couple, Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Lt. Steve Jauch said. Then Crespo’s wife shot her […]

  • Ebola

    CDC: Patient being treated at Dallas, Texas hospital is first case of Ebola diagnosed in the U.S.

    ATLANTA (CNN) — A patient being treated at a Dallas hospital is the first person diagnosed with Ebola in the United States, health officials announced Tuesday. The unidentified man left Liberia on September 19 and arrived in the United States on September 20, said Dr. Thomas Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. At that time, the individual did not have symptoms. “But four or five days later,” he began to exhibit them, Frieden said. The individual […]

  • Developing story

    Student injured, suspect sought in shooting at Kentucky high school

    (CNN) — Authorities are searching for a suspect after a shooting at a high school in Kentucky left one student injured, a spokeswoman said. The shooting took place Tuesday afternoon at Fern Creek High School in Louisville. It was not immediately clear whether it happened inside or outside the school. One student was transported to a local hospital with unknown injuries, said Jody Duncan, a spokeswoman for EMA-MetroSafe. She said that at least one suspect was being sought. “We do […]

  • Eric Matthew Frein

    Three-week manhunt for suspected trooper killer Eric Frein yields pipe bombs

    (CNN) — Investigators found two fully functional pipe bombs and believe that a three-week manhunt may be taking a toll on suspected cop killer Eric Matthew Frein, Pennsylvania State Police Lt. Col. George Bivens said Tuesday. “Over the last few days we have found several items that undoubtedly confirm Eric Frein is hiding in our search area,” Bivens told reporters. “We have found a number of items belonging to Frein, some of which were hastily discarded.” Those items include a […]

  • Netflix

    “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon” sequel to hit Netflix and theaters simultaneously

    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — Mark Aug. 28, 2015 on your calendar: it will be a history-making day for Hollywood. On that date, Netflix will premiere a feature film — the sequel to the 2000 hit “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon” — at the same time moviegoers can see it in theaters. The dual release will be the realization of Netflix’s long-held goal to let subscribers see films at the same time they’re in movie theaters. Netflix has achieved its goal by […]

  • Beverly Carter (Photo Courtesy: Facebook)

    Missing real estate agent’s body found in shallow grave; Suspect Arron Lewis: ‘I just want this all over with’

    (CNN) — Arron Lewis, the suspect in the abduction and slaying of Arkansas real estate agent Beverly Carter, told reporters Tuesday that he pleaded not guilty to the charges only because his lawyer told him to. He said he wanted to plead guilty because he just wanted “this to be over with.” Carter’s body was found in a shallow grave near Cabot, about 20 miles northeast of central Little Rock, the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office said early Tuesday. As Lewis […]

  • Jesse Matthew, Hannah Graham

    DNA links Jesse Matthew, suspect in Hannah Graham case to two missing Virginia women

    (CNN) — DNA evidence links Jesse Matthew, a suspect in this month’s disappearance of University of Virginia student Hannah Graham, to the death of Virginia Tech student Morgan Harrington, who disappeared in 2009, a law enforcement source told CNN Monday. Virginia State Police had said earlier that the two cases were connected by a “forensic link” but did not elaborate. Almost from the start, speculation was raised about the possibility of a connection between Graham’s disappearance and Harrington’s death. “Certainly […]

  • Alton Alexander Nolen

    CHARGED: Prosecutor likely to seek death penalty in Oklahoma beheading

    (CNN) — Alton Alexander Nolen, 30, was charged Tuesday, September 30th with first-degree murder and attempted murder in the beheading of a 54-year-old woman last week at his former workplace in Oklahoma and in the stabbing attack on another woman, said Cleveland County District Attorney Greg Mashburn. Nolen was also charged with a third felony, assault with a deadly weapon, the prosecutor said. The attempted murder charge is also called assault and battery with a deadly weapon, Mashburn said. “It […]

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    SACKED: FCC ends 40-year-old ruling that blacked out NFL games in local broadcast areas

    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — The FCC just sacked the NFL’s blackout policy. After a unanimous 5-0 vote Tuesday, the FCC ended a 40-year-old ruling that blacked out NFL games in local broadcast areas. Under the ruling, games could not be shown on TV in the NFL team’s local market if the team’s stadium wasn’t sold out 72 hours before kickoff. “At that time [40 years ago], ticket sales were the primary source of revenue for the NFL and most NFL […]

  • Michael Phelps

    Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps arrested for DUI, speeding, crossing double lines

    (CNN) — Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps was arrested early Tuesday morning in Maryland on a DUI charge, according to the Maryland Transportation Authority. Phelps was arrested about 1:40 a.m. and charged with driving under the influence, excessive speed and crossing double lane lines within the Fort McHenry Tunnel on I-95 in Baltimore. He was later released. A Maryland Transportation Authority police officer was operating a stationary radar on southbound I-395 leaving Baltimore when a white 2014 Land Rover passed, traveling […]

  • The postal delivery service Whistl is trialing electric unicycles for 100 of its mailmen across the United Kingdom.

    Can a one-wheeled wonder change the way you commute to work?

    (CNN) — Despite its obvious advantages — there’s less rubber on the road, there are fewer moving parts and both your hands are free for carrying the shopping — one-wheeled transport has had a patchy history. From the impressive and futuristic “dynasphere” prototype of the 1930s to the circus unicycle, mono-wheeled transport has suffered a fatal design flaw: it’s difficult to steer. Typically in a two-wheeled vehicle, one wheel provides the motor force while the other does the steering. In […]

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