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  • The Boulder County Sheriff's Office released this photo of Dynel Lane. (Credit: KDVR)

    No Murder Charge in Case of Fetus Cut From Woman Answering Craigslist Ad

    A former nurse’s aide will not face murder charges for allegedly cutting and removing an unborn baby from the mother’s womb, Boulder County, Colorado, prosecutor Stanley Garnett said Thursday. The mother, Michelle Wilkins, answered a Craigslist ad for baby clothes on March 18. When she arrived at the purported seller’s home in Longmont, she was attacked, beaten, cut open and her fetus was removed. The baby did not survive. Wilkins was treated at a hospital and later released. The alleged […]

  • A building collapsed in the East Village on March 26, 2015. (Credit: Scott Westerfeld)

    12 Injured, 4 Critically, After ‘Gas-Related’ Explosion Causes Fire in NYC East Village

    Inspectors from New York’s gas utility were at a building in Manhattan’s East Village on Thursday a little more than an hour before a fiery blast injured a dozen people, at least three critically, leveled the structure and a neighboring one, officials said. The explosion appeared to be “gas-related,” Mayor Bill de Blasio said, adding there were no reports of gas leaks beforehand. The cause is under investigation. Consolidated Edison inspectors were at the Second Avenue building “evaluating the meter […]

  • Andreas Lubitz is seen in a picture distributed through CNN's wire service. He was a co-pilot in a Germanwings plane that crashed on March 24, 2015. Officials said he may have deliberately made the plane crash.

    Germanwings Co-Pilot Deliberately ‘Accelerated the Descent’ of Plane That Crashed: Prosecutor

    Latest developments: • 5:32 p.m. ET: Transponder data shows that the autopilot on Germanwings Flight 9525 was reprogrammed by someone in the cockpit to change the plane’s altitude from 38,000 feet to 100 feet, according to Flightradar24, a website that tracks aviation data. • 5:14 p.m. ET: Police searched Germanwings Flight 9525 co-pilot Andreas Lubitz’s apartment in Dusseldorf, Germany, on Thursday, the city’s police spokesman said in televised comments. A team of five investigators went “through the apartment looking for […]

  • A picture of the Germanwings Airbus A320-200, tailnumber D-AIPX, that was involved in a crash in the French Alps on March 24, 2015. This photograph was taken April 16, 2014, in Dusseldorf, Germany.
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    Pilot Locked Out of Cockpit Heard Pounding on Door Moments Before Crash of Germanwings Plane

    Audio from the mangled voice recorder of Germanwings Flight 9525 reveals a bizarre struggle on board: One of the pilots was locked out of the cockpit and was trying to get inside when the plane crashed, according to media reports. “You can hear he is trying to smash the door down,” a senior military official involved in the investigation told The New York Times. “We don’t know yet the reason why one of the guys went out. But what is […]

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    At Least One Dead in Violent Storms in Tulsa and Oklahoma City

    One person was killed Wednesday when severe weather ripped through the Tulsa and Oklahoma City areas. The death was reported in Sand Springs, a suburb of Tulsa, after the storm system ravaged a mobile home park, said Maj. Shannon Clark with the Tulsa County Sheriff’s Office. “Right now, rescue efforts are continuing and officers are aiding the injured and helping those who need immediate medical care,” he said. “It’s very tough conditions right now — very touch and go. The […]

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    Bowe Bergdahl, US Army Sergeant, Charged With Desertion, Misbehavior

    The U.S. military has charged Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl with one count each of desertion and misbehavior before the enemy, officials announced Wednesday afternoon. Bergdahl left his post in Afghanistan before being captured and held captive for five years. The decision comes nearly a year after Bergdahl returned to the United States as part of a prisoner exchange and since the Army began a formal investigation into his disappearance from his unit in eastern Afghanistan in June 2009. The Army […]

  • Left to right, Harry Styles, Zayn Malik and Niall Horan of One Direction perform onstage at the 2014 American Music Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Nov. 23, 2014. (Credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

    Zayn Malik Is Leaving One Direction, British Boy Band Announces

    That sound you just heard was the crash of hearts breaking all over the world. Zayn Malik is leaving One Direction. “After five incredible years Zayn Malik has decided to leave One Direction,” the band said on its Facebook page and tweeted out to its 22.9 million Twitter followers. “Niall, Harry, Liam and Louis will continue as a four-piece and look forward to the forthcoming concerts of their world tour and recording their fifth album, due to be released later […]

  • Most Interesting Man in the World Cutout Fails to Prevent Driver From Getting Traffic Ticket

    Call it “The Most Interesting Traffic Ticket in the World.” A Washington state trooper caught a driver using a cardboard cutout of Jonathan Goldsmith, the Dos Equis beer pitchman known as “The Most Interesting Man in the World.” The driver, who was by himself, was attempting to use the HOV lane. “The trooper immediately recognized it was a prop and not a passenger,” Trooper Guy Gill told the New York Daily News. “As the trooper approached, the driver was actually […]

  • Denise Louise Huskins, 30, was abducted from a male acquaintance's residence in the San Francisco area and is being held for ransom, police said Tuesday, March 24, 2015. (Credit: Vallejo Police Department/KTXL)

    Woman From Huntington Beach Kidnapped for Ransom in Bay Area; Father Begs for Her Release

    A 30-year-old California woman was abducted from a male acquaintance’s residence in the Bay Area and is being held for ransom, police said Tuesday. The male acquaintance, also 30, witnessed the kidnapping of Denise Louise Huskins from the Vallejo home, and he is not a suspect in the case, said Vallejo Police Lt. Kenny Park. A cousin of Huskins, Amy Mattison, told CNN affiliate KPIX that the 30-year-old man is Huskins’ boyfriend and she was abducted from his residence. The […]