TEHRAN (CBS/AP) Iran on Wednesday hanged Shahla Jahed, a former soccer player's mistress, who was convicted of murdering her love rival in a case that captivated the Iranian public for several years.
After spending more than eight years in jail, Jahed was hanged at dawn, Iran's official IRNA news agency reported.Continue »
JACKSON, Missouri (AP) A Missouri man who drove off an icy road was found drunk in his car, stuck in a ditch. He claimed he didn't start drinking until after the crash.
A jury agreed.Continue »
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (CBS/WTSP) At one time or another most people have Googled themselves... and been disappointed to discover other people with the same name, a little higher up on the food chain.
And then there's the University of Florida student who innocently searched for his name, found it... and was stunned to learn that he was being accused of murder!Continue »
DEMING, N.M. (CBS/AP) Bandits, beware of clerks wielding pastries.
Police in Deming, N.M., say a restaurant worker foiled a robbery last week when she hit the culprit on the back of the head with a package of empanadas, a type of Latin American pastry.Continue »
NEW YORK (CBS/WCBS/AP) A computer expert engineered a more than $4 million theft from Columbia University by manipulating its bill-paying system, and he used some of the money to buy himself an $80,000 car, prosecutors said.
George Castro is fighting the charges, and "we expect that he'll be vindicated," his lawyer, David N. Fisher, said Monday.Continue »
RAPID CITY, S.D. (CBS/AP) Jury selection continued Tuesday in the murder trial of John Graham, the man accused of killing an American Indian Movement activist who was shot in the head and left to die on South Dakota's Pine Ridge reservation 35 years ago.
Graham, a Southern Tutchone Indian from Canada and former AIM member, is set to stand trial in a South Dakota court this week for the killing of Annie Mae Aquash.Continue »
ORLANDO, Fla. (CBS/AP) Defense attorneys for Casey Anthony, the Florida mother charged with killing her 2-year-old daughter, do not have to give prosecutors the expense records and contracts of their defense experts.
However, at a hearing Monday, the judge did order Anthony's attorneys to hand over copies of the notes, photos, and videos those experts took while examining evidence.Continue »