Weinstein Moved To Upstate Prison Day Before 68th Birthday

NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein was transferred to a state prison in New York on Wednesday as he begins to serve a 23-year sentence for rape and sexual assault in his landmark #MeToo case.The disgraced film mogul, who will turn 68 on Thursday, is locked up at the maximum…

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New Milford man indicted on federal gun charges

A New Milford man was indicted on federal gun charges after a gun he is accused of selling was used in a killing, federal authorities said.Nikos Chelioudakis, 34, who was detained in early March, was indicted Friday by a grand jury in Bridgeport on charges including unlawful sale or transfer…

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Windsor man charged with manslaughter in death of boy, 2

Jeremiah Beason, 24, of of 625 Thoreau Circle, Windsor was charged Thursday with first-degree manslaughter, first-degree assault, and risk of injury to a child in connection with the death of a Windham boy, 2, last year, state police said. (State police mugshot) A Windsor man has been charged with manslaughter…

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Coroner IDs Westwood homicide victim

Police responded to a homicide in Westwood Thursday night. County officials have identified the man killed in a homicide in Westwood on Thursday night.The homicide took place near the intersection of Cavanaugh and McHenry avenues around 9:15 p.m.The Hamilton County Coroner has identified the victim as Michael Anthony Jackson, 34.Jackson's…

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Paramedic sobs as she is cleared of killing the 10-month-old girl she was desperate to adopt and says she can now finally grieve

A paramedic cleared of killing a baby girl she desperately wanted to adopt says she is finally able to grieve for the daughter she lost.Sarah Higgins, 42, denied the manslaughter of baby Skyla Giller, who she and her partner Martin Dobson were fostering whilst in the adoption process.Higgins said she…

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Alex Salmond jury retires to consider sexual assault verdicts

Alex Salmond’s lawyer has told jurors at the former first minister’s trial that the entire sexual assault and attempted rape case is “murky” and “smells bad”.Gordon Jackson QC, Salmond’s defence advocate, told the jury of nine women and six men in Edinburgh they had to use their “rational minds” and…

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Family tell of pensioner’s ‘heartbreaking’ burglary ordeal as new appeal launched

Manslaughter probe: Maureen Whale collapsed and died after a break-in. The family of a pensioner who died during a burglary in her home spoke today of the dread she must have felt as a fresh police appeal was issued.Maureen Whale, 77, collapsed struggling to breathe as she dialled 999 on…

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7-Eleven clerk shot during apparent robbery in El Cajon

Three masked men shot an El Cajon convenience store clerk during a robbery early Friday, police said.The extent of the clerk’s injuries was not disclosed. He was taken to a hospital, El Cajon police Lt. Keith MacArthur said in a news release.The shooting was reported about 2:40 a.m. at a…

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Drug debt cost Ralston woman her life and netted a life sentence for the man who killed her

Ricardo Escobedo Jr. was collecting a drug lord’s meth debt when he shot a 42-year-old Ralston woman in the head, killing her.Escobedo broke into a Ralston apartment on Oct. 18, 2013 to collect money from Aimee Kearns, 42, who had run more than 10 pounds of meth for the Latin…

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Mom, 33, ‘killed 11-year-old son and left his dead body in a hotel room’

AN OHIO woman was arrested on Wednesday after being accused of killing her 11-year-old son and leaving his body in a hotel room. Latina Oates, 33, was arrested by police in New Orleans where she had been found with her two other children. Latina Oates has been arrested for murder…

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