Minnesota Man Accused of Murdering Teens Who Entered His Home

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-04_fbc4ae4f6a.jpgIngram Publishing/Thinkstock (LITTLE FALLS, Minn.) -- The trial against a 65-year-old man accused of murdering two teens who entered his home is underway in Minnesota, stirring debate about how far people can go in defending their homes. Byron Smith, a retired security engineer for the U.S. Department of State, is charged with first-degree premeditated murder in the slayings of cousins Nick Brady, 17, and Haile Kifer, 16, on Thanksgiving Day 2012.

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How Did Teen Survive Flight Inside Plane's Wheel Well?

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-04_6452dce949.jpgiStock Editorial/Thinkstock (SAN JOSE, Calif.) -- It’s still unclear how a 15-year-old teenager stowed away inside the wheel well of a Hawaiian Airlines 767 and survived amid the high altitude, frigid temperatures and low oxygen as the plane flew for more than five hours. Residents believe the teen lives in Santa Clara, Calif. with his parents and three siblings. His father is a cab driver -- and neighbors say they only see the family in passing.

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US Marshal Stops Defendant from Attacking Witness in Utah Court

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-04_b69f82f27d.jpgmoodboard/Thinkstock (SALT LAKE CITY) -- Shots were fired inside a brand new federal courthouse in Salt Lake City Monday that opened only a week ago. The FBI said a defendant in a trial involving a gang called the Tongan Crips tried to attack the witness who was testifying against him. "The defendant may have grabbed a pen or a pencil and charged the witness stand at that time with an instrument," said FBI Assistant Special Agent in Charge Mark Dressen.

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Pennsylvania Prep School Graduates Accused of Running Drug Ring

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-04_a750ede2f3.jpgiStock/Thinkstock (ARDMORE, Pa.) -- Two prep school graduates are accused of leading a drug ring busted Monday in Philadelphia's Main Line suburbs. The two men allegedly supplied marijuana, cocaine, and ecstasy to local high schools and colleges. At least eight people are in custody in connection with the drug ring, and more arrests are expected.

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Two Men Shot Outside Gates of National Zoo

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-04_4fae0dff2d.jpgAlex Wong/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- Two men were shot and injured outside the gates of the National Zoo on Monday afternoon, according to police. One victim suffered an injury to his left hand, while the other was shot in the arm. They are being treated as non-life-threatening injuries. The incident occurred around 5 p.m. as a large group of individuals were walking on the 3000 block of Connecticut Avenue.

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