• A Look at Where Manhunt Subject Eric Frein Has Been Spotted

    A Look at Where Manhunt Subject Eric Frein Has Been Spotted

    (CANADENSIS, Pa.) — Accused cop killer Eric Frein, the subject of a massive manhunt lasting for more than five weeks, has recently been spotted twice near his old high school, police said. Schools in the Pocono Mountain School District in eastern Pennsylvania are closed Tuesday because of increased police presence in the area. A police officer spotted a man believed to be Frein on Monday outside the Swiftwater Post Office, but lost contact with the man in the woods. He was wearing green, the officer said. Police searched the area but didn’t find the suspect, who’s accused of ambushing two… Read more

  • Moment Mystery Light Streaked Across Night Sky Captured on Video

    Moment Mystery Light Streaked Across Night Sky Captured on Video

    (HUNTSVILLE, Ala.) — The moment a bright light streaked across the night sky in Trussville, Alabama, was captured on video Monday night. The sighting came as the Earth passed through the debris cloud from Halley’s Comet, which produces the annual Orionid meteor shower. Bill Cooke of NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, told ABC News there were “several bright Orionids Monday night, as well as a spectacular fireball over middle Tennessee” that he said broke apart at 24 miles altitude just south of Nashville. While it’s not entirely clear what the streak of light captured on the security… Read more

  • Juror in Polo Mogul's Retrial Violated Computer Rule

    Juror in Polo Mogul's Retrial Violated Computer Rule

    (PALM BEACH, Fla.) — A juror in the retrial of polo mogul John Goodman was sequestered Monday, caught violating a strict rule against unsupervised computer use. Juror No. 3 was accused of sneaking a laptop into his hotel room. He visited Bleacherreport.com and Fantasy Football at Yahoo.com, according to the juror. Judge Jeffrey Colbath isn’t buying the story. “It may be that he’s being disingenuous when he says, ‘The computer just magically appeared in my room,’” Colbath said. Despite the juror’s violation, the prosecution and defense are allowing him to continue on the DUI manslaughter case. This is the second… Read more

  • ABC News Exclusive: Mother of Nurse Who Contracted Ebola Speaks

    ABC News Exclusive: Mother of Nurse Who Contracted Ebola Speaks

    (DALLAS) — The mother of a nurse who contracted Ebola while treating a patient at a Texas hospital says her daughter is focused on recovery, but remains weak since being diagnosed with the deadly virus last week. “She is doing OK, just trying to get stronger,” Debra Berry said of her daughter, Amber Vinson, to ABC News. “We talk to her when she’s not trying to sleep or avoid phone calls.” Vinson, 29, is being treated at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta. She was diagnosed with Ebola Oct. 15, self-reporting to the hospital after registering a fever. Berry says it… Read more

  • UN Officials Criticize City of Detroit for Water Shutoffs

    UN Officials Criticize City of Detroit for Water Shutoffs

    (DETROIT) — United Nations human rights officials on Monday criticized the city of Detroit for shutting off water to customers behind on their bills, saying that the shutoffs discriminate against minorities. Officials spent the weekend in Detroit “to learn more about the impact of water disconnections on the living conditions of individuals and households and on their human rights to water, sanitation and housing.” “Without water,” the U.N. statement read, “people cannot live a life with dignity.” Further, “when people are genuinely unable to pay the bill, it is the State’s obligation to provide urgent measures, including financial assistance, a… Read more

  • Murder Suspect Mistakenly Released From Prison

    Murder Suspect Mistakenly Released From Prison

    (BALTIMORE) — A Maryland murder suspect was mistakenly released from prison on Friday, and state corrections officials say they didn’t even know the man was missing until Sunday night. Rodriquez Purnell was awaiting trial on murder charges when he was released Friday evening from the Maryland Reception, Diagnostic and Classification Center in Baltimore. Purnell was charged in the St. Patrick’s Day 2013 shooting death of 27-year-old Terrence Rheubottom of Baltimore. Purnell also was convicted of assaulting a Department of Corrections employee after the inmate’s arrest on the murder charge. Police have launched a manhunt for Purnell, who was still at… Read more

  • Billy Joel Reveals Why He (Probably) Won’t Make Another Album Ever Again

    Billy Joel Reveals Why He (Probably) Won’t Make Another Album Ever Again

    While Billy Joel continues to pack fans into New York’s Madison Square Garden every month — as part of his ongoing residency there — fans are still hoping that he might one day decide to make a new album.  But in a new interview with The New Yorker, Joel says that’s not likely to happen.  “I’ve had my say,” he explains. “Some people think it’s because I’m lazy or I’m just being contrary,” the Piano Man tells the magazine, explaining why he hasn’t put out an album of original pop songs since 1993′s River of Dreams.  “But no, I think… Read more

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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