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  • Cellphone video captured a man behind White House gates after jumping over a fence on Sept. 19, 2014. (Credit: Brandon Pawlinski)

    Man Who Jumped White House Fence Was Carrying a Knife, Thought the Atmosphere Was Collapsing

    A man who jumped a fence at the White House late Friday and made it through the North Portico doors was carrying a folding knife in his pants pocket, according to a Secret Service affidavit filed Saturday. Omar Gonzalez, 42, of Copperas Cove, Texas, is accused of unlawfully entering a restricted building or grounds while carrying a deadly or dangerous weapon, officials said. The affidavit, in support of a criminal complaint, said he carried a Spyderco VG-10 folding knife with […]

  • Comedian Joan Rivers is seen at the Michigan Avenue Magazine Celebrates Its Women Of Influence, May/June Issue With Rivers at Neiman Marcus Chicago on May 27, 2014, in Chicago, Illinois. (Credit: Jeff Schear/Getty Images for Michigan Avenue Magazine)

    Joan Rivers’ Facebook Page Promotes iPhone 6 2 Weeks After Comedian Dies

    Something tells us Joan Rivers would laugh about this. On Friday, the famed comedian, who died September 4 at age 81, appeared to post to her Facebook account, praising the new iPhone 6 and announcing her plans to buy one. “This badass is being replaced by an iPhone 6 (not the fat one),” someone wrote, in Rivers’ trademark irreverent style, in a post that accompanied a photo of an iPhone 4S Friday morning. It was quickly deleted. Rivers died five […]

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    Suit Targets Alabama School Where Plan to Catch Student ‘In the Act’ Allegedly Led to Rape

    It’s an unimaginable horror. A 14-year-old girl with special needs allegedly was raped at school after a teacher’s aide persuaded her to act as bait to catch an accused sexual predator, a fellow student. “It has essentially devastated her life,” attorney Eric Artrip — who represents the girl and her father — said of the alleged January 2010 incident. The Department of Justice and U.S. Department of Education filed an amicus brief Wednesday supporting her family’s federal lawsuit against the […]

  • California's King Fire Continues To Burn, Scorching Over 70,000 Acres

    Arson Arrest Made as 10 Wildfires Scorch California; State Emergency Declared

    As 10 wildfires raged across California, authorities accused one man Thursday of having deliberately set one of the larger fires that was burning nearly uncontrollably over 111 square miles, officials said. Wayne Allen Huntsman, 37, faces one felony count of arson with a special allegation of a firefighter, peace officer or other emergency personnel having suffered great bodily injury in the so-called King Fire in northern California, according to the criminal complaint. Huntsman is being held on $10 million bail […]

  • A Los Aneles-based attorney is accused of photoshopping herself into pictures with celebrities like George Clooney.

    L.A. Attorney Faces Suspension for Fake Photos With Celebrities, Politicians

    A California lawyer is facing license suspension for alleged deceptive advertising by photoshopping herself into cozy pictures with politicians and celebrities on her official website. The California State Bar Court is recommending Svitlana Sangary be suspended from practicing law for six months, after an investigation showed her website featured fake publicity photos of her next to President Barack Obama, former President Bill Clinton, Hillary Clinton, Arnold Schwarzenegger, George Clooney, Kim Kardashian, Ellen DeGeneres and others. The California Bar Association says […]

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    Man Barges into White House After Jumping Lawn Fence

    A man jumped a fence at the White House late Friday and made it through the North Portico doors into the building before he was captured, Secret Service spokesman Brian Leary told CNN. Part of the White House was evacuated after a disturbance was initially detected on the North Lawn, according to a CNN reporter who was among those hustled from the building. The first family was not at the White House at the time, but other people were. President […]

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    Chicago Couple Confessed to Death of Mother Whose Body Was Found Stuffed in Suitcase: Indonesia Police

    A Chicago man confessed to killing his girlfriend’s mother, whose body was found last month in a suitcase outside a hotel in Indonesia, police in Bali tell CNN. The girlfriend also confessed to being involved and trying to get rid of her mother’s body, police say. Heather Mack, 19, and Tommy Schaefer, 21, had already been charged with murder in the death of Mack’s mother, Sheila von Weise Mack, and “it appears that the motive for the killing was because […]

  • An Indiana woman is on a mission to identify a World War II-era soldier whose picture is in a sterling silver bracelet. (Credit: WXIN/CNN)

    Woman Turns to Social Media to Locate Owner of Old Bracelet With WWII Soldier’s Photo Inside

    A central Indiana woman is on a mission to identify a soldier whose picture is in a Sterling silver bracelet. She’s been trying for a year now, but thanks to the Internet and the power of social media her effort is picking up steam, again. It’s a mystery that began with a yard sale. Now, Lynn Davalos wants to put a piece of history back where it belongs. Maybe you are the one who could help her out. From her […]

  • Joan Rivers appears on TBS game show 'Deal with It." (Credit: Turner Entertainment/CNN)

    Joan Rivers’ Doctor Denies ‘Unauthorized Procedure,’ Selfie Allegations

    Joan Rivers’ personal throat doctor denies “performing an unauthorized procedure” before the comedian suffered cardiac arrest, a source close to the doctor told CNN. Dr. Gwen Korovin also “categorically denies” taking a selfie photo of Rivers while she was under anesthesia at a medical clinic, the source said Thursday. The statement disputes what a source close to the Rivers death investigation told CNN: that staff members at the clinic told investigators that Korovin snapped the selfie while Rivers was under […]