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Suspect Surrenders Only After Police Photoshop Sailor Suit On To His Mugshot

KANKAKEE, Ill. (AP) — All it took for one fugitive in Illinois to turn himself in was a little photo manipulation. WBBM-TV in Chicago reports that the Kankakee County Sheriff’s Department posts notices about fugitives on its Facebook page each ...

Your Brain Cleans Itself, This Jet Lands Itself, and More News

Brains are cleaning and planes are intervening, but first: a deadly Halloween cartoon. Here's the news you need to know, in two minutes or less. Want to receive this two-minute roundup as an email every weekday? Sign up here! Today’s Headlines ...

H.H. Holmes: The Devil You Don’t Know

Today, H.H. Holmes lives on in infamy as "America's First Serial Killer," but how much of the story we've been told is the result of tall tales, yellow journalism, and bad fact-checking? Of the great mass of people staring up at the towering white ...

New England Patriots to release WR Josh Gordon

Oct. 31 (UPI) -- The New England Patriots are parting ways with Pro Bowl wide receiver Josh Gordon. League sources told ESPN and NFL Media on Thursday that Gordon is being released off injured reserve by the Patriots. The All-Pro receiver was ...

Jeffrey Bizzack sentenced to two months in prison in college admissions scandal

Oct. 31 (UPI) -- A federal judge in Massachusetts sentenced a California businessman to two months in prison for paying to have his son admitted to a university as a fake athletic recruit. U.S. District Judge Douglas P. Woodlock also ordered Jeffrey ...

Judge orders Kroger shooting suspect Gregory Bush to return to mental health facility

Oct. 31 (UPI) -- A Kentucky judge on Thursday ordered a man accused of killing two people at a Kroger store in a racially fueled shooting to return to a mental health facility. Jefferson Circuit Judge Annie O'Connell also ordered Gregory Bush, 52, ...

Bottle Containing Anti-Witchcraft Liquid Found At Alleged Witch’s Childhood Home

The bottle contained human teeth, fish hooks, and a mysterious liquid. It was found during roof repairs on the former home of Angeline Tubbs — a so-called witch of the 18th century. BBCProduction of this type of bottle began in the 1830s, long ...

Arizona Cardinals RB David Johnson to miss Thursday’s game vs. 49ers

Oct. 31 (UPI) -- The Arizona Cardinals are expected to be without star running back David Johnson for Thursday night's matchup against the undefeated San Francisco 49ers. League sources told ESPN and NFL Media on Thursday that Johnson, who ...

Rep. Katie Hill condemns ‘double standard’ in final speech on House floor

Oct. 31 (UPI) -- Rep. Katie Hill, D-Calif., delivered her final speech on the House floor on Thursday condemning the "double standard" that she said led to her resignation. Hill announced her resignation this week after the House Committee on Ethics ...

Capturing the Reality TV Drama of a Divided Congress

As TV genres go, national politics in the Trump era is as on-the-nose as it gets—delicious instability, blatant backstabbing, legislative high-drama, and daily presidential temper tantrums. The political shade-serving is squarely, unmistakably, ...

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