CHICAGO (Reuters) – A Colorado meat company is expanding a recall of beef due to possible contamination by E.coli O157:H7 bacteria after an investigation found 18 illnesses may be linked to the meat, the company and the U.S. Agriculture Department said on Sunday.
Greeley, Colorado-based JBS-Swift Beef Co is voluntarily expanding its June 24 recall to include about 380,000 lbs of assorted beef products, for a total recall of about 421,000… Continue
LOS ANGELES – After three days to process the shock and grief, attendees at the BET Awards — a show thrown into "total overhaul" by the death of Michael Jackson — were preparing for what was sure to be a spectacular celebration of the King of Pop, put on by an dazzling collection of the artists he influenced most.
Already an affair of major star wattage, Sunday night's show was thrown under a white-hot spotlight in the wake of Jackson's… Continue
ST. POELTEN, Austria — An Austrian man accused of fathering his daughter's seven children as he locked her in a basement for decades pleaded guilty to incest but insisted he was innocent of murder and enslavement charges as his trial opened Monday.
Josef Fritzl hid his face behind a blue file folder as a judge began the proceedings under heavy security in St. Poelten, 65 kilometers (40 miles) west of Vienna. Fritzl pleaded guilty to incest and false imprisonment, but only… Continue
NFL receiver Hank Baskett made the best catch of his life Saturday night, marrying Playmate Kendra Wilkinson in a lavish ceremony at her former residence, the Playboy mansion.
Wilkinson, 23, the former star of the reality TV series "The Girls Next Door," wore more than $100,000 worth of platinum jewelry courtesy of designer Michael Barin, as she walked down the aisle in a white dress, People.com reported.
DALLAS (AP) -- A casket minus a cadaver yielded nearly 100 pounds of marijuana after a traffic stop in Dallas. William Dale Crock of Cave City, Ark., was in jail Friday on a marijuana possession charge, plus traffic and seat beat violations. Dallas police say Crock was arrested Wednesday when bundles of marijuana were discovered under the casket's cover and pillow.
Sr. Cpl. Kevin Janse (JAN'-see) told said the van turned up during… Continue
Chris Brown is under court orders not to go within 50 yards of Rihanna, but both he and his ex want to get rid of the strict no-contact clause.
"They think it's unnecessary and ridiculous," says a mutual pal of the protection order handed down at Tuesday's criminal proceeding, during which Brown pled guilty to one count of felony assault in the February attack that left Rihanna battered and bruised. "After [the proceeding], Ri and Chris… Continue
Armed bandits targeted a Brooklyn day care center where the owners ran a drug den in the basement, with a 10-pound marijuana stash and more than $100,000 in cash, police said Saturday.
Day care owner Donna Rogers, 37, andher husband, Sherwin, 36, were arrested for felony marijuana possession one day after kids at their East Flatbush business slept through a wild gun fight between cops and… Continue