Ind. girl, 14, to be charged in killing
INDIANAPOLIS - Indianapolis police say a 14-year-old girl found covered in blood faces a preliminary murder charge in the stabbing death of her 4-year-old cousin.
Police spokesman Kendale Adams said Sunday the girl was arrested after being questioned by officers. She is being held on a preliminary murder charge at the Marion County Juvenile Detention Center.
Prosecutors will determine whether she will be formally charged in the death of Leon Thomas III.
Officers were called about 11 p.m. Saturday to an apartment, where they found the bleeding boy. He was pronounced dead at a hospital.
Police later found the 14-year-old, covered in blood and walking along a nearby street.
Adams says the boy and his 11-year-old sister were at a grandparent's apartment at the time of the attack. No additional details were released. - AP
Va. man charged in Obama threat
HARRISONBURG, Va. - A Virginia man has been charged with threatening to kill President Obama.
A criminal complaint filed in federal court in Harrisonburg said Christopher Hecker of Waynesboro made death threats against the president and threatened to bomb the White House, hotels, and other places, including Philadelphia City Hall. An affidavit said the threats were e-mailed to various media outlets.
Media outlets report an e-mail sent April 19 to a Roanoke radio station threatened the president's life. The FBI traced the e-mail to Hacker's account. On April 25 a Secret Service agent began exchanging e-mails with Hecker, who allegedly continued to send out more written threats.
A surrender in hazing death
ORLANDO, Fla. - The last of 11 band members charged in the hazing death of a Florida A&M drum major has turned herself in to authorities.
The Florida Department of Law Enforcement says Lasherry Codner, 20, surrendered Sunday at the Orange County jail. Jail records showed her bond was $15,000, but she hadn't yet been released.
Eleven FAMU band members face third-degree felony hazing charges from Robert Champion's death in November aboard a charter bus. Two others face misdemeanor counts. - AP
Md. priest shot at church dies
ELLICOTT CITY, Md. - Police in Maryland say an Episcopal priest wounded when a gunman opened fire at her church has died.
Howard County police announced Sunday that the Rev. Mary-Marguerite Kohn was pronounced dead at Shock Trauma on Saturday night. She was co-rector of St. Peter's Episcopal Church in Ellicott City.
Police say Douglas Jones, a homeless man, shot Kohn and church secretary Brenda Brewington on Thursday after he was turned away from the church's food bank and later killed himself. - AP