Marine Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi freed from Mexican jail, immediately returns to US
U.S. Marine Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi, jailed more than 200 days in Mexico, was freed by a judge Friday and immediately returned to the U.S., his family said. Tahmooressi, 26, who served two tours of duty in Afghanistan, had been held since March 31, when ...Read more...
Officials: 1 pilot dead, 1 injured in SpaceShipTwo test-flight failure
(CNN)-- The first sign there was a problem Friday with Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo came at about 45,000 feet, just two minutes after the spaceplane separated from the jet-powered aircraft that carried it aloft, officials said. It wasn't something overt ...Read more...
Mexico: Court orders release of U.S. Marine held on weapons charges
(CNN)-- A court has ordered the release of U.S. Marine reservist Andrew Paul Tahmooressi, held in a Mexican prison since March on a weapons charge, a Mexican federal government press release said Friday. Tahmooressi was arrested March 31 at a Tijuana ...Read more...
Kaci Hickox Doesn't Need to be Quarantined While She Awaits Hearing, Judge Rules
In yet another legal seesaw, the Maine nurse who treated Ebola patients in West Africa and has fought her state's quarantine rules can leave her home and go to public places as she awaits her hearing, a judge ruled today in Augusta. The ruling overrides a ...Read more...
Judge rejects Ebola quarantine for nurse in Maine
FORT KENT, Maine-- A Maine judge gave nurse Kaci Hickox the OK to go wherever she pleases, handing state officials a defeat Friday in their bid to restrict her movements as a precaution against Ebola. In a case that has come to encapsulate the clash in the ...Read more...
Facing justice: Trooper ambush suspect Eric Frein makes initial court appearance
Prosecutors vowed to seek the death penalty for Eric Frein, the suspected cop killer who made his initial court appearance early Friday after a seven-week manhunt that ended with the self-styled survivalist shackled in the handcuffs of his alleged victim.Read more...
Federal civil rights charges unlikely against police officer in Ferguson shooting
More than 100 protesters staged a sit-in at a gas station, prompting riot police to deploy tear gas and make arrests. Oct. 12, 2014 Demonstrators are confronted by police wearing riot gear in St Louis. Scott Olson/Getty ImagesRead more...
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