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Massachusetts child rape suspect on national crime spree arrested

<b>(CNN) —</b> A Massachusetts child rape suspect who was wanted in connection with a cross country spree of sexual assaults, kidnappings and armed robberies has been arrested.<p>Gregory Lewis was arrested shortly before midnight in Fort Edward, New York, near the border with Vermont, the Massachusetts State …

Small business divided over minimum wage votes

NEW YORK (AP) — Workers in five states could get a raise after Election Day.<p>Some small business owners say raising the minimum wage will pressure …

Police: Man decapitates mother, is killed by train

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — A man with a history of psychiatric problems decapitated his mother, dragged her lifeless body into the street in front of …

Video shows FBI impersonating repairmen in ruse

WASHINGTON (AP) — It was an extraordinary ruse. Dramatic new video obtained by The Associated Press, filmed through the lapel camera carried by an …

Biden stay in luxury cabin prompts Park Service review

A luxury log cabin in the mountains of Wyoming has become the subject of a federal probe after it was revealed Vice President Joe Biden and other top officials had stayed there while not on official business.<p>The Park Service told CNN on Wednesday it was conducting an investigation into the billing …

FBI cracks down on 'cracking cards'

On his recent release of "Fast Life," rising Chicago rapper Bandman Kevo brags about having it all — the girls, the guns, luxury cars, snazzy clothes and, of course, stacks of cold, hard cash.<p>But Kevo, whose real name is Kevin Ford, didn't get there through his music alone, according to federal …

Corruption

As Infrastructure Crumbles, Trillions Of Gallons Of Water Lost

Imagine Manhattan under almost 300 feet of water. Not water from a hurricane or a tsunami, but purified drinking water — 2.1 trillion gallons of it.<p>That's the amount of water that researchers estimate is lost each year in this country because of aging and leaky pipes, broken water mains and faulty …

Lava 100 feet from Hawaii home, nearing main road

PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — Rain fell Wednesday on a red-hot river of lava as it threatened to consume its first home on its slow advance into a rural …

After The Waves, Staten Island Homeowner Takes Sandy Buyout

Two years after Superstorm Sandy struck the Northeast, hundreds of Staten Islanders are deciding whether to sell their shorefront homes to New York state, which wants to knock them down and let the empty land act as a buffer to the ocean.<p>Stephen Drimalas was one Staten Islander faced with this …

Washington school shooting coincides with ballot initiatives on guns

As a security detail blocked off Marysville-Pilchuck High School, where police on Saturday were investigating the state's latest deadly school shooting, Washington voters were weighing the merits of two opposing gun measures on the November ballot.<p>Gun control advocates are calling the election "the …

Guns

Hawaii volcano lava prompts evacuation concerns

Dozens of residents in a rural area of Hawaii were placed on alert as flowing lava from an erupting volcano continued to advance.<p>Authorities on …

Police: Woman not allowed to donate plasma, so she crashes car into facility

After not being allowed to donate plasma, a woman in Florida responded by sending hospitals something else -- new patients.<p>According to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office, a woman who was angry that she could not donate plasma intentionally crashed her car into a local business.<p>CNN affiliate WTLV …