America finally got some good economic news last week when Brown-Forman, the makers of Jack Daniels, announced their profits were up 13 percent in the second quarter.
Three police officers were charged on Tuesday for their roles in the alleged assault of a 24-year-old body piercer on a busy Brooklyn subway platform in October. One of the officers, Richard Kern, who is accused of sodomizing the man with his baton, faces the most serious charge, aggravated sexual abuse in the first degree.
The cold case unit of the Alameda County Sheriff's Office is handing out thousands of playing cards to jail inmates. On one side of those cards, the picture of Dana Ramm, and of several other victims of unsolved murders or kidnappings from Alameda County. On the other side is an anonymous tip-line along with a cash reward.
Officers arrested a 23-year-old man in the decapitation of Mr. Buck, a beloved deer at Bear Creek Pioneers Park's wildlife sanctuary who authorities have since learned fought back as he was attacked last month.
A WOMAN who donated $65,000 to buy her local fire brigade a new engine has watched her multi-million dollar house burn to the ground.
Swiss philanthropist and sometime resident of Deepwater in central Queensland, Annemarie Geckeler donated the fire engine but it and five others couldn't save the 79-year-old's home.
A young Chinese woman was left partially deaf following a passionate kiss from her boyfriend.The doctor who treated the girl in hospital was quoted in the paper explaining what had happened. "The kiss reduced the pressure in the mouth, pulled the eardrum out and caused the breakdown of the ear."
Software used to tally votes in this year's general election dropped 197 paper ballots from the totals at one precinct. The system's audit log also appears to have deleted any sign that the ballots had ever been recorded.
Rederal prosecutor Patrick Fitzgerald, alleges Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich tried to get kickbacks as he selected a U.S. Senate replacement for president-elect.
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Local officials in Shandong Province have apparently found a cost-effective way to deal with gadflies, whistle-blowers and all manner of muckraking citizens who dare to challenge the authorities: dispatch them to the local psychiatric hospital.