VA whistleblowers tell lawmakers of charge retaliation

VA whistleblowers tell lawmakers of charge retaliation

WASHINGTON, July 10 (UPI) --Four whistleblowers cataloged their experiences during a rare nighttime meeting of the House Veterans Affairs Committee.
Carolyn Freundlich, Medill News Service

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'Craigslist Killer' sentenced to die for murders of three men

AKRON, Ohio, April 4 (UPI) -- The so-called "Craigslist Killer" was sentenced to death Thursday by an Ohio judge for killing three men officials said had responded to Internet ads.

Sentencing delayed for Craigslist killer

AKRON, Ohio, March 26 (UPI) -- A judge in Ohio Tuesday postponed sentencing for Craigslist killer Richard Beasley, who faces the death penalty for killing three men and wounding a fourth.

Jury: Execute 'Craigslist killer'

AKRON, Ohio, March 20 (UPI) -- A jury in Summit County, Ohio, Wednesday recommended convicted "Craigslist killer" Richard Beasley be executed.

Lawyer: Beasley too injured to be killer

AKRON, Ohio, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- Though "he is not a saint," suspected Craigslist killer Richard Beasley isn't a murderer, his lawyer said in opening remarks at Beasley's trial in Akron, Ohio.

Craigslist killings jury selection starts

AKRON, Ohio, Feb. 19 (UPI) -- About 200 prospective jurors gathered in an Akron, Ohio, theater Tuesday as jury selection started for the trial of suspected Craigslist killer Richard Beasley.

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UPS drops bid for TNT Express

ATLANTA, Jan. 14 (UPI) -- United Parcel Service said it would drop a bid to buy Dutch shipping firm TNT Express, a $6.9 billion bid that did not win approval from antitrust regulators.

Ohio teen guilty in Craigslist killings

AKRON, Ohio, Oct. 30 (UPI) -- An Ohio teenager was convicted Tuesday in the slayings of three men and the wounding of a fourth who all responded to a bogus job ad posted on Craigslist.

Weapons found in suspect's bedroom

AKRON, Ohio, Oct. 18 (UPI) -- Prosecutors said a suitcase full of weapons was found in the bedroom of a Stow, Ohio, teenager charged in the deaths of three men.

Mother charged with stealing from Army son

LAWRENCE TOWNSHIP, Ohio, Sept. 17 (UPI) -- An Ohio mother has admitted to stealing her son's income tax return while he was stationed overseas in the U.S. Army, police say.

Trial date set for teen in Ohio killings

AKRON, Ohio, Feb. 23 (UPI) -- An Ohio teenager is scheduled to go on trial in October on charges he helped kill two men who responded to a Craigslist ad offering work.

Craigslist suspect to be tried as adult

CALDWELL, Ohio, Dec. 15 (UPI) -- A 16-year-old suspect in Ohio will be tried for murder as an adult in the so-called Craigslist shootings, officials said Thursday.

2, possibly 3, dead in Craigslist killings

AKRON, Ohio, Nov. 27 (UPI) -- Authorities in Ohio say two men -- and possibly a third -- were slain and a fourth man was wounded when they answered a help-wanted ad posted on Craigslist.
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