Hollywood severed head mystery may finally be solved

Hollywood severed head mystery may finally be solved

March 11 (UPI) -- Gabriel Campos-Martinez was arrested and charged with killing Hervey Medellin and leaving his severed head near the iconic Hollywood sign in 2012.
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Alaskans get snowmobile up to 106 mph on water

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Oct. 11 (UPI) -- Two Alaskan men said they beat a YouTube record by driving a modified snowmobile 106 mph over the water of the Knik River.
Pentagon admits misconstruing ceremonies for recovered MIAs

Pentagon admits misconstruing ceremonies for recovered MIAs

HONOLULU, Oct. 10 (UPI) -- The U.S. Department of Defense has admitted that planes used in arrival ceremonies at a base in Hawaii do not carry recently recovered human remains.

Police officers wounded in Los Angeles ambush

LOS ANGELES, June 25 (UPI) -- Officers were assigned to guard Los Angeles police stations Tuesday after two detectives were wounded in an early morning ambush.

$100 billion in LNG investment at risk in Australia

BRISBANE, Australia, May 28 (UPI) -- Escalating costs of doing business in the country could cost the Australian economy more than $100 billion of new investment in LNG projects.
Thousands rally across U.S. to mark May Day

Thousands rally across U.S. to mark May Day

LOS ANGELES, May 1 (UPI) -- Thousands of demonstrators from New York to Los Angeles Wednesday rallied to celebrate May Day and demand immigration reform.

Los Angeles police to keep celebrity 'swatting' incidents secret

LOS ANGELES, April 12 (UPI) -- The Los Angeles Police Department announced it would no longer issue press releases regarding tactical responses to celebrities' homes, known as swatting.

Shell to sell Australian refinery

VICTORIA, Australia, April 4 (UPI) -- Shell plans to sell its oil refinery in Victoria, Australia.

COL BKB: Butler 68, Bucknell 56

LEXINGTON, Ky., March 21 (UPI) -- Rotnei Clarke scored 17 points Thursday in helping the No. 6-seeded Butler Bulldogs to a 68-56 NCAA Tournament second-round win over Bucknell.

COL BKB: Atlantic 10 Roundup

NEW YORK, March 15 (UPI) -- Two foul shots by Langston Galloway with a second left Thursday brought St. Joseph's a 58-57 win over Xavier in the Atlantic 10 tourney's first round.

COL BKB: Butler 68, Duquesne 49

INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Rotnei Clarke sank four 3-pointers en route to 16 points Tuesday and 15th-ranked Butler rolled to a 68-49 win over Duquesne.

COL BKB: Butler 68, Fordham 63

NEW YORK, Feb. 16 (UPI) -- Rotnei Clarke led 10th-ranked Butler with 22 points Saturday, boosting the Bulldogs to a 68-63 victory over Fordham.
Dorner personal effects found with remains

Dorner personal effects found with remains

BIG BEAR LAKE, Calif., Feb. 13 (UPI) -- An examination is under way to determine whether remains in a burned cabin are those of an ex-Los Angeles police officer, holed up after a shootout with police.

COL BKB: Butler 77, St. Bonaventure 58

INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 6 (UPI) -- Rotnei Clarke's 16 points helped No. 14 Butler break things open in the second half Wednesday en route to a 77-58 blasting of St. Bonaventure.

COL BKB: Butler 83, Temple 71

INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 26 (UPI) -- Rotnei Clarke scored 24 points Saturday, propelling No. 9 Butler to an 83-71 win over Temple after missing three games due to an injury.

COL BKB: La Salle 54, Butler 53

PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 23 (UPI) -- Ramon Galloway made a layup to finish off an end-to-end drive with 3 seconds remaining Wednesday, giving La Salle a 54-53 upset victory over No. 9 Butler.

COL BKB: Butler 62, Richmond 47

INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 16 (UPI) -- Andrew Smith led Butler with 15 points Wednesday and the No. 13 Bulldogs piled up a huge rebounding advantage to roll past Richmond 62-47.

COL BKB: Butler 79, Dayton 73

DAYTON, Ohio, Jan. 12 (UPI) -- Roosevelt Jones netted 16 points, grabbed seven rebounds and handed out four assists Saturday in 17th-ranked Butler's 79-73 defeat of Dayton.

COL BKB: Butler 72, St. Joseph's 66

PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 9 (UPI) -- Rotnei Clarke put Butler in front for good with 7:42 remaining Wednesday and the No. 17 Bulldogs fought off St. Joseph's 72-66.

COL BKB: Butler 75, Evansville 67

INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 22 (UPI) -- Rotnei Clarke and Andrew Smith netted 20 points apiece Saturday and No. 25 Butler had three other players in double figures in a 75-67 win over Evansville.

4 found shot dead at LA boarding house

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 2 (UPI) -- Los Angeles police said four people were found shot to death early Sunday outside what appeared to be an unlicensed boarding house near a police station.

COL BKB: Butler 82, North Carolina 71

LAHAINA, Hawaii, Nov. 21 (UPI) -- Kellen Dunham and Rotnei Clarke each netted 17 points Tuesday and Butler upended No. 9 North Carolina 82-71 in the semifinals of the Maui Invitational.

Man questioned in LA homeless stabbings

LOS ANGELES, July 21 (UPI) -- Los Angeles police said a man has been taken into custody for questioning in the stabbings of three homeless people.

Tory Cabinet member opposes gay weddings

LONDON, May 23 (UPI) -- Northern Ireland Secretary Owen Paterson has become the first member of British Prime Minister David Cameron's Cabinet to say he opposes same-sex marriage.

Boomers at elevated risk of asthma death

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill., May 1 (UPI) -- The U.S. death rate attributed to asthma for those age 65 and older is 14 times higher than in younger patients, researchers say.
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