SANTA ANA, Calif. (CBS/AP) William McDougall was recovering from hip surgery in a California rehabilitation center when he allegedly became so enraged at his 94-year-old roommate's singing in Vietnamese that he bashed his head in with a metal rod, according to Orange County prosecutors, who have charged McDougall with murder.Continue »
BRADENTON, Fla. (CBS/AP) When sheriff's deputies allegedly discovered bags of marijuana and cocaine between a man's buttocks, they say he was quick to explain.
Manatee County deputies say Raymond Stanley Roberts told them, "The white stuff is not mine, but the weed is."
A sort of half-a**ed explanation, don't you think?Continue »
The Bangor Daily News reported the man left the grenade in his truck when he went inside to talk to police.Continue »
NEW YORK (CBS/AP) The Stonewall Inn became a touchstone of the gay rights movement in the 70s after a clash between the NYPD and patrons led to protests which led to a movement. And now, amidst a seeming anti-gay crime wave, it has again been thrust into the media spotlight after a brutal attack occurred in the bar's bathroom.Continue »
Although the items aren't as serious as what landed Lil Wayne in jail in the first place - he's doing time for gun possession - they are prohibited where he's living, and so now the rapper will have to be alone in his cell for 23 hours a day until his Nov. 4 release, reports The New York Post.Continue »
MIAMI (CBS/WFOR) For a second day, jurors are hearing testimony to set sentence for Ana Maria Cardona, the Florida mother convicted earlier this year in the 1990 death of her 3-year-old son Lazaro Figueroa, better known as "Baby Lollipops."
The issue: Will the woman live out her days in prison, or be sentenced to death?/p>Continue »
NEWARK, N.J. (CBS/AP) While prosecutors weigh additional charges against two Rutgers University students accused of broadcasting live images of fellow freshman Tyler Clementi in a gay sexual encounter, attorneys for Molly Wei, one of accused, say their client is innocent.Continue »
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (CBS/WSFB/AP) After two days of deliberations, jurors have reached a verdict in the trial of Connecticut home invasion suspect Steven Hayes, convicting him of 16 out of the 17 charges brought against him.
Hayes, along with suspect Joshua Komisarjevsky, has been accused of breaking into the Petit's home and killing Jennifer Hawke-Petit, 17-year-old Hayley and 11-year-old Michaela.Continue »