Man admits foot-fetish assaults on subway
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A 23-year-old with a foot fetish has admitted he tried to kiss, fondle and lick the legs and toes of more than 70 women on the New York subway over the last three years, prosecutors said on Wednesday.
56 illegal immigrants found locked in refrigerated trailer
LAREDO, Texas (AP) — Sheriff’s deputies found 56 illegal immigrants locked inside a refrigerated trailer with no driver in sight and no way for the shivering human cargo to escape.
Risking a life term to protect a child
SAN JOSE, Calif. — Matthew Ryan Hahn glared in disbelief at the digital photographs of a man molesting a girl. She was only a year old, maybe 2.
The next thing to do would be obvious — call police. But Hahn had been convicted of burglary more than once. And the memory card on which he discovered the photos came from a stolen safe.
Wrongly imprisoned inmate graduating from law school
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — On Christmas Eve 1996, Christopher Ochoa went back to his Texas prison cell and pressed a razor blade to his forearm.
He was serving a life sentence for a murder he did not commit and was ready to end it all.
Workers find baby's arm in sewage
BOSTON (AP) — Sewage treatment plant workers discovered a baby’s arm in the muck, and authorities said Wednesday the remains could have come from 21 communities near Boston.
Governer gets bill closing gun records
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The public won’t have any clue about who’s applying for concealed gun permits in Kansas under a bill Gov. Kathleen Sebelius has been asked to veto.
Under a compromise worked out Wednesday by House and Senate negotiators, all information about who applies for, receives or is denied a permit will be sealed.
ICANN rejects .xxx domain
NEW YORK - Faced with opposition from conservative groups and some pornography Web sites, the Internet's key oversight agency voted Wednesday to reject a proposal to create a red-light district on the Internet.