Originally published on Thu October 30, 2014 5:33 pm
Eric Frein, the suspect wanted in the shooting death of a state trooper and the wounding of another officer at a police barracks in northeastern Pennsylvania, is now in police custody, Pennsylvania State Police said on Thursday.
His capture marks the end of a month-long, intensive manhunt in the Pocono Mountains.
Originally published on Thu October 30, 2014 4:41 pm
Gary Morse, a visionary property developer, transformed a Florida mobile home park into the nation's largest retirement community. The billionaire died Wednesday at the age of 77.
Under Morse's direction, The Villages, northwest of Orlando, redefined retirement living. It's a community that is remarkable most of all for its size — home to nearly 100,000 residents living in dozens of communities, spread over an area the size of Manhattan.
Originally published on Thu October 30, 2014 5:31 pm
Taser International is reporting a big jump in demand by police departments for "body cameras." The company, one of the biggest providers of body cams to police departments, says 2014 sales of its "Axon Body" model are up 300 percent over last year, and sales of its more expensive "Axon Flex" camera have doubled.
And what's interesting is that this spike started well before the August shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri.
When American nurse Kaci Hickox came home after treating Ebola patients in Liberia, she was quarantined in a tent at Newark International Airport for three days — even though she showed no signs of illness.