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Police: 'Sovereign citizens' planned to execute Las Vegas cops

An undercover police operation stopped a plot by members of an anti-government movement to kidnap and execute police officers, Las Vegas police said Thursday.

Nidal Hasan court-martial: Jury to resume deliberations in Fort Hood shooting

A military jury considering the fate of Maj. Nidal Hasan, the Army psychiatrist charged with massacring soldiers at Fort Hood, is scheduled to resume its deliberations Friday morning.

First Hannah Anderson TV interview: 'My mom raised me to be strong'

In her first television interview since she was freed following an alleged kidnapping this month, Hannah Anderson described herself as a survivor, and thanked those who have supported her.

Suspect in killing of Australian Chris Lane tweeted: 'time to start taken life's'

One of the Oklahoma teenagers accused of killing 23-year-old Australian Christopher Lane had previously posted images online showing himself posing with guns and wads of cash.

Georgia school employee hailed as 'real hero' for talking gunman into giving up

A man slips behind someone else into a packed elementary school with AK-47 type weapon. He goes into the office and shoots at the ground, then darts between there and outside to fire at approaching police. So what do you do?

Ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez may hear Thursday if grand jury has indicted him

Former NFL tight end Aaron Hernandez will be back in court Thursday, where he may learn whether a grand jury has voted to indict him for Odin Lloyd's killing and other weapons charges.

Another sex harassment accusation for San Diego Mayor Bob Filner

Another woman has come forward to accuse San Diego Mayor Bob Filner of sexual harassment.

Georgia school shooting suspect was arrested in March

A man accused of opening fire at an Atlanta-area elementary school this week had been arrested five months earlier on suspicion of threatening to kill his brother, a district attorney in Georgia's Henry County said Wednesday.

James DiMaggio family requests DNA samples for Hannah Anderson, her brother

James DiMaggio's family is requesting DNA samples from the family of Hannah Anderson, the 16-year-old girl he's accused of kidnapping and whose mother and brother were found dead in his burned home.

Texas killer nurse Genene Jones set to walk free

Back in 1982, Chelsea McClellan -- just 15 months old -- needed immunizations. It was routine stuff, so Chelsea's mother took her to a local clinic in Kerrville, Texas. What happened there was anything but routine.