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American Airlines mechanic accused of trying to sabotage plane denied bond

American Airlines mechanic accused of trying to sabotage plane denied bond

The American Airlines mechanic accused of trying to sabotage a commercial airliner before takeoff was denied bond and will be held in custody until trial, a judge ruled Wednesday. Ahmed Alani allegedly tried to damage or disable an aircraft’s air data module (ADM) system, which reports aircraft speed, pitch and other critical data, on July…MORE

Someone put up a Nazi flag at a Michigan elementary school

Someone put up a Nazi flag at a Michigan elementary school

Police in Battle Creek, Michigan, are investigating after a Nazi flag was found flying at an elementary school. The flag was discovered Saturday when construction workers arrived at Riverside Elementary School and noticed that the American flag in front of the school had been replaced by a Nazi banner. Sometime during the night, school officials…MORE

Suspect in Tuscaloosa police officer’s killing charged with capital murder

Suspect in Tuscaloosa police officer’s killing charged with capital murder

Authorities charged a 20-year-old man Wednesday with capital murder in this week’s fatal shooting of Tuscaloosa, Alabama, police officer Dornell Cousette. Cousette, 40, was attempting to arrest Luther Watkins Jr. on multiple felony warrants Monday when Watkins killed him, the Tuscaloosa County Sheriff’s Office said. Watkins, who was injured when he and Cousette exchanged gunfire,…MORE

Pennsylvania state senator resigns amid child pornography investigation, lawmakers say

Pennsylvania state senator resigns amid child pornography investigation, lawmakers say

Pennsylvania state Sen. Michael Folmer handed in his letter of resignation Wednesday amid allegations that police found child pornography on his phone, Senate leaders said. “We are sickened and disturbed by the charges brought against Mike Folmer yesterday. We have reviewed the criminal complaint and spoke with Mike Folmer early this morning to insist on…MORE

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