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Son accused of killing, dismembering parents during Thanksgiving visit

A 28-year-old man was arrested in Louisiana on charges of killing and dismembering his parents at their Tennessee home. Joel Michael Guy Jr. was arrested Tuesday on a fugitive warrant in Baton Rouge, the Knox County Sheriff’s Office said. He’s accused of killing his parents, Joel Michael Guy Sr., 61, and Lisa Guy, 55. They

Online threat to kill Jewish, Muslim students at South Carolina school

DUNCAN, S.C. –  Authorities say they are investigating online threats to kill Jewish and Muslim students at a South Carolina high school. Spartanburg School District 5 said in a news release that a Byrnes High School student reported the threats Friday evening. The threats said Byrnes High would be attacked Tuesday and included pictures of

3 officers dead, 3 hurt in Baton Rouge shooting

Three officers are confirmed dead and three others wounded after a shooting in Baton Rouge, a sheriff’s office spokeswoman said Sunday. One suspect is dead and law enforcement officials believe two others are still at large, the spokeswoman said. Casey Rayborn Hicks, a spokeswoman for the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office, said in a statement

Sheriff Joe Arpaio found in contempt of court in racial profiling case

A judge found the longtime sheriff of metro Phoenix in contempt of court Friday for disobeying his orders in a racial profiling case, bringing the lawman who calls himself “America’s Toughest Sheriff” a step closer to a possible criminal contempt case that could expose him to fines and even jail time. The ruling Friday marked

Two killed in apparent murder-suicide at Texas air base

Two people were killed in an apparent murder-suicide at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio on Friday that triggered a 90-minute lockdown at the facility, military officials and the Bexar County Sheriff’s Office said. Military officials and the Federal Bureau of Investigation said the shooting was not an act of terrorism. Both victims were

Tennessee policeman fired after photos show him choking student

 A sheriff in Tennessee fired an officer after a British newspaper published photographs on Sunday that showed him choking a handcuffed college student until he lost consciousness. The photographs published by online edition of the Daily Mail showed an unidentified officer appearing to throttle 21-year-old Jarod Dotson, while two fellow officers handcuffed the student’s hands

Leader of Minn. “virgin camp” sought for rape of minors

 A nationwide manhunt is on to find the self-styled “minister” charged with 59 counts of raping young girls who lived with him in a “Maiden’s Group” set aside for virgins at the Minnesota compound he shared with his followers Victor Barnard, 52, is accused of repeatedly raping two girls over a period of several years,