NEW YORK (AP) — A Latvian computer code writer who helped create a virus that spread to more than a million computers worldwide and even infected those at NASA may be returning home soon after pleading guilty to a federal charge in New York.
The soft-spoken Deniss Calovskis pleaded guilty Friday to conspiring to commit computer intrusion. The 30-year-old hacker faces a likely prison term between 18 months and two years according to the terms of a plea deal with the U.S....
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — A white police officer fired after his fatal shooting of a black college football player had applied twice to the Arlington Police Department before being hired on his third try, according to personnel records released by the department on Friday.
Brad Miller applied to the department in 2011 but wasn't hired before his application expired a year later. He applied again but failed his medical examination and was told not to reapply for six months...
SAN JACINTO, Calif. (AP) — Humane society officials say a woman who refused to identify herself surrendered a 3-month-old tiger cub to the organization and said she found the animal roaming on the side of a road in the San Jacinto Valley.
The tiger was transferred to a sanctuary Friday.
Officials at the Forever Wild Exotic Animal Sanctuary in Phelan told the Riverside Press-Enterprise (http://cbsn.ws/1VCR6UX) that the male cub was recently declawed...
DENVER (AP) — A federal judge is preventing The Telluride Film Festival from screening a documentary about a 1972 Aretha Franklin concert without the singer's consent.
U.S. District Judge John L. Kane issued his order in Denver about three hours before the Friday night screening of "Amazing Grace." Franklin testified by telephone from Detroit that she had objected to use of the concert footage in the documentary for years.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — A second violent attack on property rented by the University of Arkansas has some students and faculty wondering if more needs to be done to help Fayetteville's population of homeless people.
University police have arrested a 36-year-old homeless man after a machete attack Thursday night. Police say Ashley Pettey is facing battery and aggravated assault charges.