Frank Van Den Bleeken has been in prison for nearly three decades. Admitting he can’t keep is violent sexual urges under control, and claiming he can’t take more prison time, he asked to be allowed to die.
An Oklahoma sheriff's deputy has been accused of sexually assaulting two women at a Tulsa County home, a case that follows a state trooper being arrested on a rape complaint and an Oklahoma City officer being accused of sexually assaulting several women.
Just days after a wildfire tore through a small Northern California town and destroyed scores of homes, crews on Wednesday battled another fast-moving blaze in the region that was also threatening residences.
It's like Florida's version of The Blob. Slow moving glops of toxic algae in the northeast Gulf of Mexico are killing sea turtles, sharks and fish, and threatening the waters and beaches that fuel the region's economy.
The Minnesota Vikings announced early Wednesday that they have put running back Adrian Peterson on the exempt-commissioner's list, meaning he must stay away from all team activities as he faces child-abuse charges, The Associated Press reports.