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Girl Shoots Sister While 'Playing' CSI

Teen taken to hospital with shot pellets in head

(Newser) - Two girls were "playing CSI" when their game took a tragic turn Saturday morning, and the 11-year-old shot her 14-year-old sister. The girls’ parents were not home when the shooting occurred just before 10:30am, the Pharos-Tribune reports. The shot went through a doorjamb before hitting the teen, which... More »

Air France Flight Held Up by Bomb Call Last Week

(Newser) - An Air France flight scheduled from Buenos Aires to Paris was delayed last week because of a phoned-in bomb threat, according to Brazilian media. Authorities searched the plane for 90 minutes before allowing it to take off. Nothing was found. The delay occurred just three days before Air France flight... More »

Accident or No, Gunfire Gets Automatic Penalty: Supremes

(Newser) - The Supreme Court says accidentally shooting a gun during the commission of a crime should bring the same penalties as intentionally using a firearm. The high court today upheld the conviction and sentence of Christopher Michael Dean, who was arrested for trying to rob a bank in Georgia in 2004.... More »

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