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Pennsylvania

Woman guilty of kidnapping baby from mall food court

A suburban Philadelphia woman charged with befriending a woman at a shopping mall and then taking her baby was convicted Friday of kidnapping and child concealment.

Former Penn State president Graham Spanier walks to the Dauphin County Courthouse in Harrisburg, Pa., Friday, March 24, 2017. Spanier faces charges that he failed to report suspected child sex abuse in the last remaining criminal case in the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

CRIME

Ex-Penn St president guilty of 1 count of child endangerment

Former Penn State president Graham Spanier has been found guilty of one count of child endangerment over his handling of a child sex abuse complaint against retired assistant football coach Jerry ...

FILE - In this Thursday March 9, 2017 file photo, two young men who left a nearby synagogue watch police activity outside the Jewish Children's Museum following a bomb threat in Brooklyn borough of New York. Jewish groups who warned of a surge in anti-Semitism had pointed to numerous bomb threats against Jewish community centers as the most dramatic example of the trend. Now authorities say an Israeli Jewish teen is responsible, potentially undermining the community’s fight against bigotry and embarrassing those who blamed a far-right emboldened by President Donald Trump. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

RELIGION

US Jews wrestle with arrest of Jew in bomb threats case

Jewish groups had pointed to scores of bomb threats against their communities as the most dramatic example of what they considered a surge in anti-Semitism.

New Jersey

Exotic cat escape: Feline spotted prowling New Jersey streets

One really cool cat was found prowling the streets of New Jersey this week.

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Good News

Stolen wallet shows up 8 years later -- with cash still inside

The last time Courtney Connolly saw her stolen wallet was back in the summer of 2009, right before it was taken out of her car during a summer internship.

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Southeast

US

Police: Florida man cited for eating pancakes in the street

Authorities say they've charged a Florida man recorded on video sitting in the street eating pancakes.

Federal officials release horrifying new details about Brittanee Drexel, who disappeared from Myrtle Beach in 2009

South Carolina

FBI searches for SC teen feared to have been fed to alligators

The FBI searched a remote location in South Carolina Friday in connection with the disappearance a teenage girl who investigators believe was abducted nearly eight years ago.

South Carolina

Black man arrested in South for writing racist graffiti

Police in South Carolina say a 19-year-old black man spray-painted racist, misogynistic and anti-gay graffiti on three buildings, including a library named for one of the black victims of the ...

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Manhunt

Amber Alert: No sign of missing Tennessee teen, teacher in Corpus Christi

Corpus Christi police said they've been unable to substantiate a tip that a Tennessee school teacher and a student he's accused of kidnapping were in the South Texas Gulf Coast city.

Georgia

Man accused of keeping women to work as dancers is indicted

A grand jury has indicted a man accused of holding women against their will in a million-dollar home near Atlanta.

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Midwest

FILE - In this Thursday March 9, 2017 file photo, two young men who left a nearby synagogue watch police activity outside the Jewish Children's Museum following a bomb threat in Brooklyn borough of New York. Jewish groups who warned of a surge in anti-Semitism had pointed to numerous bomb threats against Jewish community centers as the most dramatic example of the trend. Now authorities say an Israeli Jewish teen is responsible, potentially undermining the community’s fight against bigotry and embarrassing those who blamed a far-right emboldened by President Donald Trump. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews) FILE - In this Thursday March 9, 2017 file photo, two young men who left a nearby synagogue watch police activity outside the Jewish Children's Museum following a bomb threat in Brooklyn borough of New York. Jewish groups who warned of a surge in anti-Semitism had pointed to numerous bomb threats against Jewish community centers as the most dramatic example of the trend. Now authorities say an Israeli Jewish teen is responsible, potentially undermining the community’s fight against bigotry and embarrassing those who blamed a far-right emboldened by President Donald Trump. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

RELIGION

US Jews wrestle with arrest of Jew in bomb threats case

Jewish groups had pointed to scores of bomb threats against their communities as the most dramatic example of what they considered a surge in anti-Semitism.

Missouri

Missouri man arrives at hospital with mouth glued shut, cops say

Police say a man arrived at a Missouri hospital with his lips apparently glued together after coming under attack from several people in an ongoing dispute.

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Police and Law Enforcement

Viral video shows Wisconsin cop sparring with IRS scammer over phone

A video that shows a Wisconsin cop returning a call from a scammer impersonating an IRS agent has gone viral on Facebook.

CRIME

The Latest: Husband of shooting victim urges healing

The latest on the northern Wisconsin shootings that left four dead in several small communities (all times local): 12:40 p.m.

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Southwest

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Manhunt

Amber Alert: No sign of missing Tennessee teen, teacher in Corpus Christi

Corpus Christi police said they've been unable to substantiate a tip that a Tennessee school teacher and a student he's accused of kidnapping were in the South Texas Gulf Coast city.

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Homicide

Texas man, 72, caught shoving suffocated wife into his car

A 72-year-old man in Texas confessed to murdering his 72-year-old wife, police said Thursday.

Texas

2nd former Baylor player arrested this week on sex charge

A second former Baylor football player has been arrested on charges that include sexual assault.

FILE - In this Feb. 8, 2017 file photo, the moon rises over a destroyed neighborhood in the aftermath of a tornado that tore through the New Orleans East section of New Orleans.  Forecasters are warning of severe storms as a powerful system moves across the central United States, the start of what could a turbulent stretch of spring weather over the next few days. The bull's-eye for some of the most fearsome weather _ including possible tornadoes, s over parts of Louisiana, Arkansas and east Texas on Friday, March 24 forecasters said. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

DISASTERS

Storms could spawn tornadoes across parts of Midwest, South

Forecasters are warning of severe storms as a powerful weather system moves across the central United States.

Arizona

Texas student stranded at Grand Canyon reveals 'dumb' decision she made

A North Texas college student stranded near the Grand Canyon for five days shared with FOX4 the remarkable story of how she survived.

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West

FILE - In this July 16, 2014 file photo, Kimberlyn Scott poses for a portrait in Makawao, Hawaii. Scott's daughter, Carly "Charli" Scott, went missing in Feb. 2014. Steven Capobianco, convicted of murder and arson in the Hawaii death of Scott, his pregnant ex-girlfriend, is scheduled to be sentenced Friday, March 24, 2017. After jurors found Capobianco guilty of murder, they determined the crime was especially heinous, which makes it possible for a judge to sentence him to life in prison without possibility for parole. (AP Photo/Oskar Garcia, File) FILE - In this July 16, 2014 file photo, Kimberlyn Scott poses for a portrait in Makawao, Hawaii. Scott's daughter, Carly "Charli" Scott, went missing in Feb. 2014. Steven Capobianco, convicted of murder and arson in the Hawaii death of Scott, his pregnant ex-girlfriend, is scheduled to be sentenced Friday, March 24, 2017. After jurors found Capobianco guilty of murder, they determined the crime was especially heinous, which makes it possible for a judge to sentence him to life in prison without possibility for parole. (AP Photo/Oskar Garcia, File)

Hawaii

Man sentenced in death of pregnant ex-girlfriend in Hawaii

A judge sentenced a man Friday to life in prison with the possibility of parole in the murder of his ex-girlfriend who disappeared while pregnant with his child in Hawaii.

This undated photo provided by the Multnomah County Sheriff's office shows Heidi McKinney. McKinney, accused of molesting a female passenger during a May 8, 2016, flight from Las Vegas to Portland, pleaded guilty to a felony assault charge in Portland, Ore., Friday, March 24, 2017. (Multnomah County Sheriff's Office via AP)

CRIME

Oregon woman pleads guilty to assaulting passenger on flight

An Oregon woman pleaded guilty Friday to a felony assault charge that was filed after a female passenger complained that she had been groped during a flight from Las Vegas to Portland.

Hawaii

The Latest: Man sentenced in death of pregnant ex-girlfriend

The Latest on the sentencing of man in the murder of his ex-girlfriend who disappeared while pregnant with his child.

US

Nevada officials confirm first wolf in state since 1922

The Nevada Department of Wildlife has confirmed the first sighting of a wolf in the state in nearly 100 years.

CRIME

Police: Vegas cabbie went to victim's home after sex assault

Police say a Las Vegas cabdriver went back to the customer he'd been accused of sexually assaulting while she was passed out and offered her money, flowers and apologies after surveillance video ...

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