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  • Ex-Baylor frat president indicted on 4 counts of sex assault won’t go to prison

    (CNN) — A former Baylor University student indicted on four counts of sexual assault won’t spend a single day in prison, according to local reports. Instead, a plea agreement allowed Jacob Walter Anderson, an ex-fraternity president, to plead no contest to a lesser charge of unlawful restraint, CNN affiliate KWTX reported. If the 24-year-old successfully completes three years of deferred probation and pays a $400 fine, his criminal record will be wiped clean of the charge, and he won’t have to register […]

  • 2 arrested for plotting terror attacks with undercover agents in Ohio

    Toledo, OH (WXYZ) — On Monday, federal authorities announced the arrests of a man and a woman in connection to plotting two separate attacks in Ohio in concert with undercover agents. In a press conference, federal authorities said a man from Holland, Ohio was arrested after planning an attack on a Toledo-area synagogue. In a separate case, agents also arrested a Toledo woman after she purchased black powder and screws that authorities believe were going to be used to make […]

  • EPA expected to announce new definition of waters protected under Clean Water Act

    (CNN) — The Environmental Protection Agency is widely expected to announce plans to change the definition of which waters in the United States are protected under the Clean Water Act on Tuesday — a change President Donald Trump has been working toward since the beginning of his presidency. The EPA released a statement saying it would make a major water policy announcement on Tuesday. The announcement is expected to be a policy shift from former President Barack Obama’s 2015 Waters […]

  • Indiana high school football player confessed to killing cheerleader 6 months pregnant with their baby, affidavit says

    (CNN) — A 16-year-old Indiana high school football player confessed to fatally stabbing a pregnant schoolmate after she waited too long to tell him about the pregnancy to get an abortion, according to court papers. Aaron Trejo, a member of the Mishawaka High School football team, was charged Monday with murder and feticide in the death of Breana Rouhselang on Saturday. The 17-year-old junior and cheerleader at the school east of South Bend was six months pregnant, her mother told […]

  • Nuns accused of stealing $500,000 from California church school to gamble in Las Vegas

    Two nuns misappropriated “substantial amounts” of funds from a Catholic school in Southern California for their own use, the monsignor of St. James Catholic Church said in a letter to parishioners. An internal investigation found that over several years, Sister Mary Margaret Kreuper and Sister Lana Chang used funds set aside for St. James Catholic School, Monsignor Michael Meyers said in the letter. CNN has been unable to reach the women by phone or by email for comment. Sister Mary […]

  • Google says Google+ bug affected 52.5 million people

    (CNN) — Google will shut down its Google+ social network much sooner than planned after discovering a second bug that revealed millions of customers’ private information to software developers. In a blog post, the company said 52.5 million people were affected by a bug in a November software update. The latest bug allowed app developers to access profile information not marked public. App developers inadvertently had access to this data for six days. Google said it detected the issue during regular testing, […]

  • Former Miss Kentucky charged with sending nude photos of herself to 15-year-old student

    A middle school teacher and former Miss Kentucky pageant winner has been arrested and charged with sending nude photographs of herself to a 15-year-old boy, authorities said. Ramsey Bearse, a 28-year-old teacher at Andrew Jackson Middle School outside Charleston, West Virginia, allegedly sent the photos to a former student, according to the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office. The boy’s parents found the photos on his phone and told police about them last week. They said their son was a student at […]

  • Khashoggi said ‘I can’t breathe’ before a saw was heard

    “I can’t breathe.” These were the final words uttered by Jamal Khashoggi after he was set upon by a Saudi hit squad at the country’s consulate in Istanbul, according to a source briefed on the investigation into the killing of the Washington Post columnist. The source, who has read a translated transcript of an audio recording of Khashoggi’s painful last moments, said it was clear that the killing on October 2 was no botched rendition attempt, but the execution of […]

  • As southeastern winter storm fades, canceled flights and icy roads remain

    (CNN) — After a record-setting weekend of snow walloped the southeast, commuters are facing canceled flights and icy roads Monday, while thousands are still without power. The first winter storm of the season is fading but a warning remains in effect for Virginia, where 11 inches of snow has so far fallen in Roanoke — the city’s fourth highest December total on record. Hundreds of flights out of Richmond, Virginia, as well as Charlotte and Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina, were canceled […]

  • Kid Rock pays off layaways for 350 families at Nashville Walmart

    CNN — Nashville Walmart shoppers received an early holiday gift thanks to Kid Rock. The singer paid off all of the remaining layaway balances at the Dickerson Pike Walmart, the store said, “bringing incredible joy to about 350 families in Nashville.” Kid Rock said he was inspired by actor and filmmaker Tyler Perry, who recently paid off more than $430,000 in layaways at an Atlanta Walmart. “Great idea!” he wrote in a tweet to Perry. “I followed your lead and paid off […]

  • Man pepper sprayed at McDonald’s drive-thru in Wisconsin

    Waukesha, WI (WDJT) — The Waukesha Police Department had to use pepper spray on a man after an incident in a McDonald’s drive-thru. The criminal complaint says Amanda Reyes Nunez and Nathan Weber tried to order from McDonald’s at 1425 West. South West Avenue around 2 a.m. on December 6, and were upset to find that it was closed. A manager at the restaurant said the McDonald’s location is 24-hours, but if they do not have three staff members to […]

  • Veteran: Tiny houses for homeless vets make a lot of sense

    (CNN) — Leo Morris served in the Air Force. Karen Carter patrolled with the Coast Guard. Henry Owens enlisted in the Navy. These veterans all served their country. They’ve also shared another experience: homelessness. “You feel a sense of desperation, loneliness,” said Owens, who was homeless for eight years. “I had no hope.” Today, they have another common bond: They are neighbors. Each one lives in a tiny home in the Veterans’ Village in Kansas City, Missouri — run by […]