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Florida Vet Held on Child Pornography, Bestiality Charges

MIAMI (AP) — A South Florida veterinarian is facing charges of possessing child pornography and sexually abusing a dog, authorities said. Prentiss Madden, 40, was arrested by federal agents on Tuesday and ordered held pending a Friday bond hearing, court …

Negligence Claims Filed in Shootings Amid Wisconsin Protest

KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — Claims filed on behalf of two men shot by an Illinois teen during a night of protests over a police shooting in Kenosha, Wisconsin, allege the city and Kenosha County were negligent in their response to …

Manager of McDonald’s Franchise in Peru Says Faulty Drinks Machine Caused Deaths

LIMA — The general manager of the company that operates McDonald’s restaurants in Peru told local television that the beverage machine at the restaurant where two employees were fatally electrocuted last weekend had experienced an electrical fault but it was …

Prosecutions End in 14-State Identity Theft Ring

Federal authorities in Minnesota have wrapped up prosecuting members of an identity theft ring that involved more than 100 people and spanned 14 states. The Star Tribune reported that the scheme is one of the largest identity theft rings caught …

Ruling in Arkansas Arson Case Could Hinder Prosecutors

An Arkansas Supreme Court ruling in the case of a mentally ill man charged with setting a fire that killed his grandmother could hinder prosecutors handling cases involving juveniles, the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reported. In a decision written by Justice Donald …