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  • ‘Plain Jane Bandit’ Believed Caught After Eight Heists

    ‘Plain Jane Bandit’ Believed Caught After Eight Heists

    (LOS ANGELES) — The “Plain Jane Bandit,” who is believed to be responsible for eight bank heists or attempted bank robberies in Southern California, has been arrested, officials said. Sylvia Helen Garcia, 38, was captured near her home in Downey, Calif., late Thursday, according to ABC News’ Los Angeles affiliate KABC. The Plain Jane Bandit has been linked to six bank robberies and two attempted bank robberies around Southern California since July 12. The most recent attempt by the Plain Jane Bandit was on Tuesday, but she left before getting any money. In all eight instances, she used both written […]

  • Two Doctors Arrested for Filming Unsuspecting Women

    Two Doctors Arrested for Filming Unsuspecting Women

    (NEW YORK) — Two doctors, including a prominent plastic surgeon, were busted in Los Angeles and New York in separate incidents this week for filming unsuspecting women. Dr. Lance Everett Wyatt, a Los Angeles-based plastic surgeon, was arrested Thursday after a patient allegedly noticed a hidden camera in his office while she was disrobing. The woman ran from the office with the camera and turned it over to police, said Los Angeles City Attorney Carmen A. Trutanich. Wyatt faces four counts of surreptitious filming, one count of batter and one count for inappropriately touching a patient, according to the Los […]

  • Drew Peterson Threatened to Kill Wife, Sister Claims

    Drew Peterson Threatened to Kill Wife, Sister Claims

    (CHICAGO) — Drew Peterson told his third wife Kathleen Savio he would kill her six months before she was found dead in a bathtub, Savio’s sister testified in Peterson’s murder trial today. Anna Doman said on the stand today that her younger sister, Kathleen, had talked to her about threats Peterson made in which he warned Savio he would kill her, according to ABC News affiliate WLS. When asked whether Doman ever told anyone about Savio’s statements, she said that she had not. “No one would listen,” she said. “No one would listen. I tried.” Peterson, 58, was arrested for […]

  • Farmer Crushes 7 Police Cars With Tractor

    Farmer Crushes 7 Police Cars With Tractor

    (NEWPORT, Vt.) — Police in Vermont in hot pursuit of a suspect were without wheels when their quarry, an irate farmer with a tractor, allegedly crushed nearly half the department’s fleet of vehicles. Orleans County police say 34-year-old Roger Pion, of Newport, Vt., drove a red tractor over seven vehicles in the parking lot of the county’s Sheriff’s Department Thursday afternoon, flattening their quest to apprehend the suspect. Police inside the department’s office were unaware of the destruction happening outside until they received a 911 call and heard a horn blaring outside, Chief Deputy Philip Brooks told the Burlington Free […]

  • Secret Service Investigating Threat Against Obama

    Secret Service Investigating Threat Against Obama

    (WASHINGTON) — The U.S. Secret Service is investigating a mentally unstable Florida man who made multiple verbal threats Tuesday against Presidents Barack Obama and Bill Clinton, both of whom were visiting the state at the time, law enforcement officials tell ABC News. Federal agents and deputies from the Orange County Sherriff’s Office descended on the suspect’s apartment complex yesterday afternoon, four miles from where Obama was holding a campaign rally at Rollins College in Winter Park. “They were all over the place with guns drawn, looking for someone,” Stanley Saunders, a resident of the apartment complex, told local ABC affiliate […]

  • Missile Defense Porn: Watching the Wrong Bombshells

    Missile Defense Porn: Watching the Wrong Bombshells

    (WASHINGTON) — A top official at the government agency charged with protecting America from incoming nuclear missiles recently had to order his employees to keep their eyes on the sky and off pornographic websites they had accessed on secure computers. As first reported by Bloomberg News, Missile Defense Agency Executive Director John James Jr. wrote in a July 27 memo that employees and contractors had potentially put the security of the MDA network at risk by visiting unauthorized websites and watching, and sharing, sexually explicit content. “These actions are not only unprofessional, they reflect time taken away from designated duties, […]

  • Cal Ripken Jr. Seeks Help in Finding Mom’s Abductor

    Cal Ripken Jr. Seeks Help in Finding Mom’s Abductor

    (NEW YORK) — Baseball Hall of Famer Cal Ripken Jr. says his mother feels violated and has not been able to return to her home since being abducted at gunpoint there earlier this month. “She’s not back in her home yet, so I guess that gives you some indication of how she’s feeling,” Ripken said Friday on ABC’s Good Morning America.  ”Her sense of security is violated.” “She’s a tough woman, but it’s a very traumatic ordeal,” he said. Vi Ripken, 74, was abducted at gunpoint from her home northeast of Baltimore the morning of July 24.  Police say the […]