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  • Arizona Bear Attacks Up to Three in a Month

    Arizona Bear Attacks Up to Three in a Month

    (PAYSON, Ariz.) — The Tempe, Ariz., man who was injured during a rare bear attack in the Tonto National Forest over the weekend is in critical condition after the state’s third such incident in a month. Peter Baca, 30, was airlifted Sunday morning to a Scottsdale hospital after the bear smashed his forehead and left large lacerations and bite wounds on the man’s legs and arm, officials said. “He had a large spot on the right side of his head that was just a mess, but he was alert and talking, which was amazing,” said Carly Stoltenberg, who was camping […]

  • Missing Florida Millionaire’s Wife Asked for Divorce Before Disappearance

    Missing Florida Millionaire’s Wife Asked for Divorce Before Disappearance

    (NEW YORK) — Missing Florida millionaire Guma Aguiar’s wife told him she wanted a divorce just hours before he vanished from his fishing boat, the lawyer for Aguiar’s mother told ABC News on Monday. It was the latest twist in a mystery that has sparked a vicious tug-of-war between his wife and mother over control of Aguiar’s $100 million estate. Aguiar’s disappearance has triggered a barrage of rapid-fire legal filings by his mother and wife over the last few days, with the wife filing counter documents on Monday seeking control of her husband’s estate. It was the third legal filing […]

  • Pat Tillman’s Widow Writes Book About Moving on After Tragedy

    Pat Tillman’s Widow Writes Book About Moving on After Tragedy

    (NEW YORK) — In 2004, Marie Tillman became one of the most famous widows in America. Her husband, Pat Tillman, was killed in Afghanistan, after giving up a lucrative career in the NFL to join the military. His death prompted a years-long ordeal for Marie, who was thrust into the national spotlight during one of the most difficult times in her life. Her new book, The Letter: My Journey Through Love, Loss, & Life, chronicles the young couple’s love story, and describes how Marie was able to begin living again after Pat’s death. In the first pages of the book, […]

  • Hidden America: Police Target Pimps in 57 Cities

    Hidden America: Police Target Pimps in 57 Cities

    (DENVER) — When the sun goes down on the streets of Denver, things are just heating up. With guns drawn, police swoop in on a man they suspect is a pimp after he drops two young women, ages 19 and 20, for pre-arranged trysts. Hidden among the nation’s leafy suburban streets is an epidemic of sex trafficking, authorities say, especially of underage girls and boys lured into the life by pimps. The arrest in Denver was one of 107 suspected pimps busted in a three-day weekend sweep in 57 cities. In all, 79 underage children were rescued, more than ever […]

  • Teacher Accused of Ordering Students to Haze, Assault Others

    Teacher Accused of Ordering Students to Haze, Assault Others

    (FONTANA, Calif.) — More students than initially suspected were assaulted in a high school hazing incident in which a teacher and four students were arrested, police said Monday. Detectives in Fontana, Calif., have identified at least three students who they say were victims of classroom assaults beginning May 31, the first day of summer school at AB Miller High School. Police have not released the details of the incidents, but say the hazing occurred over the course of the past three weeks. Public booking records for the arrested teacher and one 18-year-old student, however, shed some light on the severity […]

  • No Fast and Furious Cover-Up, Obama Aide Claims

    No Fast and Furious Cover-Up, Obama Aide Claims

    (WASHINGTON) — Asked about the President’s assertion of executive privilege in the Congressional investigation of the Fast and Furious matter, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney quickly jumped on what committee Chairman Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., told Fox News over the weekend: that “there is no evidence, let me repeat no evidence, of White House involvement in any cover up or attempt to cover up this issue,” Carney said. Critics of the administration have summarized the furor over the now “frozen” material by asking if the administration has nothing to hide, why did President Obama use executive privilege to lock […]

  • Matt Sandusky Feared Perjury Charge over Grand Jury Testimony

    Matt Sandusky Feared Perjury Charge over Grand Jury Testimony

    (BELLEFONTE, Pa.) — The adopted son of convicted child molester Jerry Sandusky detailed claims of sex abuse in a 25-minute audio tape with police, but he also worried about a perjury charge because he told a grand jury nothing inappropriate ever happened. Karl Rominger, one of Jerry Sandusky’s defense attorneys, confirmed for ABC News the existence of the audio tape. “As a general rule it’s a tape of Matt (Sandusky) making the allegations. I don’t feel comfortable going into specifics about what he says, but I’ll say that he is an alleged victim, so that will tell you some,” said […]