Escaped killer lived quietly in Florida for forty years

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla., March 16 (UPI) -- A man convicted of murder in 1974 who escaped from military prison lived quietly in Deerfield Beach, Fla. with an assumed identity until last week, police said.
Florida arrests fugitive from Kansas from 1977

Florida arrests fugitive from Kansas from 1977

March 14 (UPI) -- A man who escaped a Kansas military prison in 1977 was arrested Thursday when he showed up to work in Florida.
Gabrielle Levy

Man put to death for killing six in 1996 armed robbery spree

FLORENCE, Ariz., Oct. 23 (UPI) -- Arizona executed Robert Jones by lethal injection Wednesday for killing six people in two armed robberies in Tucson.

U.S. judge rules against same-sex marriage

RENO, Nev., Dec. 4 (UPI) -- The fate of a federal judge's ruling in Nevada last week against same-sex marriage depends on whether the U.S. Supreme Court decides to review such marriages.

Nevada voters no longer have 'none' choice

CARSON CITY, Nev., Aug. 23 (UPI) -- Nevada can no longer give voters the option of selecting "none of the above" in elections, a federal judge says.
Detroit Lions fans don't want Nickelback

Detroit Lions fans don't want Nickelback

DETROIT, Nov. 8 (UPI) -- Thousands of Detroit Lions fans want the Canadian rock group Nickelback dropped as the centerpiece of the team's Thanksgiving Day game halftime show.

Man fined for following GPS to cliff

HALIFAX, England, Sept. 16 (UPI) -- A man who followed bad directions from his satellite navigation device and got his car stuck on a 100-foot-high cliff was fined $1,470 by a British court.
Drone systems to be tested at Utah site

Drone systems to be tested at Utah site

SALT LAKE CITY, May 11 (UPI) -- The Dugway Proving Ground in the Utah desert says it will serve as the testing site for three drone projects being developed for the U.S. military.

Repeat speeder gets four months in jail

MERTHYR TYDFIL, Wales, Dec. 9 (UPI) -- A Welsh man was sentenced to four months in jail after he repeatedly smiled and waved at a police camera while breaking a school area speed limit.

Tax crimes suspect gets new trial judge

LAS VEGAS, Aug. 11 (UPI) -- Las Vegas businessman Robert Kahre will have a new judge for his trial on federal tax charges, a U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled.

U.S. ink library is under construction

AMES, Iowa, July 18 (UPI) -- U.S. government scientists are building the nation's first library of ink profiles to help identify fraudulent documents.

Bowie enjoying busy life on 60th birthday

LONDON, Jan. 8 (UPI) -- British rocker David Bowie turned 60 Monday taking pleasure in maintaining a busy schedule full of music and films.

Las Vegas no-feeding law struck down

LAS VEGAS, Nov. 21 (UPI) -- A federal judge has ruled that a Las Vegas ordinance banning the distribution of food in public parks is unconstitutional.

Company creates 3-tier ID card security

BEAVERTON, Ore., March 22 (UPI) -- Digimarc has created a method of producing identification cards with three tiers of authentication technology, including a distinctive texture.

Michael Jackson makes good with employees

LOS OLIVOS, Calif., March 16 (UPI) -- Pop star Michael Jackson is paying back wages owed to his Neverland Ranch employees and plans to reopen his Los Olivos, Calif., estate next week.

Kalamazoo offers free tuition

KALAMAZOO, Mich., Nov. 11 (UPI) -- Kalamazoo, Mich., has announced plans to pay tuition for any city public school graduate who attends a Michigan college.

Wolf protection restored

PORTLAND, Ore., Feb. 2 (UPI) -- A federal judge's ruling has effectively restored most wolves to their endangered status under the federal Endangered Species Act, says a report.

Stuffed white shark dispute widens

MELBOURNE, June 17 (UPI) -- There is no fight left in the stuffed great white shark, but a fight in Australia over its ownership is, of course, another matter.

British Open Champions

GULLANE, Scotland, July 21 (UPI) -- Winners of the British Open:

Packers cut Robert Jones

GREEN BAY, Wis., June 14 (UPI) -- Three weeks after signing Robert Jones, the Green Bay Packers announced Friday they had waived the 10-year veteran linebacker.

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Robinson to retire after next season

Packers sign free agent LB Robert Jones

GREEN BAY, Wis., May 24 (UPI) -- The Green Bay Packers, looking for help at linebacker, have signed free agent Robert Jones to a one-year contract.

Texans sign veteran LB Aldridge

HOUSTON, May 9 (UPI) -- The expansion Houston Texans continued to add depth at linebacker Thursday by signing veteran Allen Aldridge.

Texans sign Robert Jones

HOUSTON, April 25 (UPI) -- Veteran linebacker Robert Jones, a member of three Super Bowl-winning teams with the Dallas Cowboys, will return to Texas.
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