Man said to be homesick for prison gets 3½ years

FILE - This Feb. 9, 2013 file surveillance photo provided by the FBI shows 73-year-old Walter Unbehaun, an ex-convict from Rock Hill., S.C., during a bank robbery in Niles, Ill. Unbehaun allegedly told investigators he intended to get caught so he could live his final years behind bars. On Thursday, April 17, 2014, Unbehaun is scheduled to be sentenced in Chicago. In 50 years, he has spent just six out from behind bars. His case highlights a wider societal dilemma about what to do with an increasingly elderly ex-cons, many of whom spent so much of their lives inside prison that they, like Unbehaun, can't cope with life on the outside. (AP Photo/FBI, File)CHICAGO (AP) — An ex-con who spent most of his adult life behind bars on Thursday got what he said he wanted for robbing a suburban Chicago bank. The 74-year-old gets to go back to the place he called home — prison.



Police: Student ate more pot than recommended

DENVER (AP) — A Wyoming college student who jumped to his death at a Denver hotel had eaten more of a marijuana cookie than was recommended by a seller, police records show — a finding that comes amid increased concern about the strength of popular pot edibles after Colorado became the first state to legalize recreational marijuana.
Police: Suspect in custody in KC highway shootings

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City's police chief says a suspect in a string of random highway shootings that have wounded three people is in custody.
Kim Novak speaks out against Oscar night 'bullies'

FILE - In this May 25, 2013 file photo, actress Kim Novak poses for photographers during the Homage to Kim Novak at the 66th international film festival, in Cannes, southern France. Novak said Thursday, April 17, 2014, that criticism of her appearance at the March 2 Oscars came as a surprise after her warm welcome at Cannes. (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP, file)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kim Novak is speaking out about criticism about how she looked on stage at last month's Academy Awards.



Obama shows skepticism on Russia in Ukraine

President Barack Obama speaks in the briefing room of the White House in Washington, Thursday, April 17, 2014. The president spoke about health care overhaul and the situation in Ukraine. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama conveyed skepticism Thursday about Russian promises to de-escalate a volatile situation in Ukraine, and said the United State and its allies are ready to impose fresh sanctions if Moscow doesn't make good on its commitments.





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