Suspect in Kidnap of New Hampshire Girl Faces 205 Charges
New Hampshire Attorney General's Office(CONCORD, N.H.) -- A New Hampshire man who allegedly kidnapped a teenage girl and held her for nine months now faces more than 200 charges, including assault and felonious sexual assault, prosecutors said Wednesday.
Nathaniel Kibby, 34, is charged with 80 counts each of aggravated felonious sexual assault and sexual assault, as well as 40 other crimes, said Jane Young, assistant attorney general of New Hampshire.
Kibby allegedly used an "anti-bark shock dog training collar" on the teen to prevent her from making noise, according to court documents. Other...
After Five Years in Prison, Alan Gross Says It's 'Good to Be Home'
ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- For Alan Gross, the American subcontractor released Wednesday morning after more than five years in a Cuban prison, "it’s good to be home.”
"What a blessing it is to be a citizen of this country," he said Wednesday afternoon.
Gross, who was sentenced to 15 years in jail after Cuban authorities accused him of a “subversive” plot to "destroy" the government, praised President Obama’s plan to restore diplomatic relations with the island nation, calling the move “a game changer.”
“To me, Cubanos -- or at least most Cubanos --...
Montana Man Found Guilty in Slaying of German Exchange Student
iStock/Thinkstock(GRANT CREEK, Mont.) -- Markus Kaarma has been found guilty in the slaying of 17-year-old German exchange student Diren Dede, whom he shot after the teen wandered into Kaarma’s Grant Creek, Montana, garage.
Kaarma had claimed that he killed the teenager inside his garage out of fear for the safety of his family.
Montana law allows a homeowner to protect himself with deadly force if threatened.
Prosecutors say Kaarma bragged about wanting to "shoot some kids" and left his garage door open, baiting a would-be robber.
The jury agreed, convicting Kaarma on Wednesday of deliberate...