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Texas teen thought to be robbery victim now accused of setting up her friend

Texas teen thought to be robbery victim now accused of setting up her friend

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SPRING, Texas – A teenage girl who was initially believed to be one of two victims in a Houston-area carjacking and robbery Friday night is now a suspect, according to the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office. Susan Marie Mize, 17, and an alleged 16-year-old accomplice face charges of felony aggravated robbery. Authorities have also identified a third suspect, a 15-year-old, and are filing a warrant for his arrest. Harris County officers went to the home of Preston Barry, Mize’s friend, around 11:30 p.m. after Barry reported that they had been robbed. Deputies then went to Mize’s residence to speak to her regarding the robbery. After interviewing the pair, deputies say Mize had asked Barry if he wanted to earn $150 by giving her friends a ride into Houston, and he agreed. Barry and Miz
Man accused of using coat hanger-like tool to remove bones from dog’s intestines

Man accused of using coat hanger-like tool to remove bones from dog’s intestines

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BEVERLY HILLS, Fla. – A Florida man is accused of using a coat hanger-like tool to remove pork bones from his dog’s intestinal tract. 58-year-old Anthony Avella took the dachshund to a local veterinarian after the unsuccessful procedure, according to WFLA. The vet advised he take the dog to an advanced animal facility treatment. But when animal control officials went to the Avella’s home to check on the dog, they discovered the animal had still not been treated. Warrants were issued for Avella’s arrest and he was charged with practicing veterinary medicine without a license and causing cruel death, pain, and suffering to an animal. The dog has since received medical care and is expected to be OK.
A Catering Company Accused Of Funding Russian Meddling In The US Election Was A Supplier To The UK Embassy In Moscow

A Catering Company Accused Of Funding Russian Meddling In The US Election Was A Supplier To The UK Embassy In Moscow

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Stefan Rousseau / AFP / Getty Images The British Embassy in Moscow used the services of a Russian catering company that was charged with conspiracy in connection with allegations of interfering in the 2016 US election as part of an indictment returned last Friday by special prosector Robert Mueller.BuzzFeed News understands that the St. Petersburg and Moscow–based company, Concord Catering, was a supplier to the UK’s diplomatic mission in the Russian capital until December 2013, just a few months before operations to interfere with the US political system allegedly began. After the contract with the catering company ended, the embassy launched a competitive tender, and Concord decided not to put itself forward for it.Still, the embassy’s logo remained on a lis...
Man using LetGO app accused of north county robberies, shooting

Man using LetGO app accused of north county robberies, shooting

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ST. LOUIS, Mo. - Three people were robbed and one of them shot after confrontations with someone posing as a cell phone seller using the LetGo app. According to our partners at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Normandy police are investigating two of the incidents. The department tweeted out a warning urging residents to avoid buying electronics from strangers using the app. LetGo is an app where people can buy and sell used items locally. But in three different encounters, the situations appear to have turned dangerous. Normandy police say two of the robberies happened in a residential area on Bermuda Drive and the third happened in nearby Ferguson. Investigators say around 5 p.m. Sunday, a victim came to the Normandy Police Department saying they had been robbed on Bermuda after responding
Police arrest suspect accused of firing gun along I-270

Police arrest suspect accused of firing gun along I-270

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MARYLAND HEIGHTS, MO – The Maryland Heights Police Department is investigating a shooting that happened along I-270 just south of I-70. The incident occurred around 3 pm Saturday afternoon on the northbound shoulder of I-270, when a man parked his vehicle, exited the car and began shooting a handgun into the air. Police officers were dispatched the scene and arrested the suspect without incident. A spokesperson for the Maryland Heights Police Department says a gun was recovered. There were no injuries to the officers or passing motorist. 3 lanes of the interstate were closed as a precaution, but were quickly reopened once the suspect was taken into custody. No word on why the man fired his handgun into the air or his identity. An investigation is ongoing.
Teen boy accused in Kentucky school shooting indicted as adult

Teen boy accused in Kentucky school shooting indicted as adult

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A 15-year-old boy accused of killing two students in a shooting at a Kentucky high school last month will be tried as an adult, state police said Friday. A grand jury indicted Gabriel R. Parker on two counts of murder and 14 counts of first-degree assault in the January 23 shooting at Marshall County High School in western Kentucky, police said in a statement. He was arraigned Friday at the Marshall County Circuit Court. His bond was set at $1.5 million, according to The Courier-Journal in Louisville. Before the arraignment, Parker was held in a juvenile detention facility and had not been identified. In Kentucky, a suspect can be charged in an adult court if a judge rules the case meets certain criteria, officials said. Parker is accused of opening fire on his classmates, killing Bailey H...
Man accused of distributing child pornography

Man accused of distributing child pornography

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CLIFTON PARK, N.Y. (NEWS10) – A local man is facing charges after police say he distributed child pornography. Police say an officer assigned to the FBI Child Exploitation Task Force received downloads from Jonathon Bratton, 37, containing children engaging in sexual activity. Bratton was charged with promoting a sexual performance by a child. He was arraigned and released. Police say additional charges are possible.