Man found guilty of 2011 murder of Tennessee nursing student

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Reuters) – The first of three men arrested and facing trial in the 2011 kidnapping, rape and murder of Tennessee nursing student Holly Bobo was found guilty on all counts on Friday in Savannah, Tennessee.

Corporate donations for Harvey, Irma disaster relief near $225 million

HOUSTON (Reuters) – Corporate donations for Hurricanes Harvey and Irma relief funds totaled nearly $225 million by Friday and pledges continued to be made, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation said.

Spelunker in Indiana rescued after 60 hours locked in cave

(Reuters) – A 19-year-old Indiana University student was grateful to be alive after he was left behind by a college spelunking club and spent nearly three days locked in a cave without food or drinking water.

U.S. judge will not disturb Wilmington Trust indictment linked to crisis

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A federal judge in Delaware on Friday refused to let four former Wilmington Trust executives charged with bank fraud gather new evidence they hoped would prove that their indictment was tainted by false grand jury testimony and should be dismissed.

St. Louis sued for misconduct toward protesters of white officer’s acquittal

(Reuters) – A civil liberties group sued the city of St. Louis on Friday, alleging police misconduct against demonstrators protesting the acquittal of a white former officer in the killing of a black man.

Indiana student trapped in cave 60 hours: college newspaper

(Reuters) – A 19-year-old Indiana University student said on Facebook this week that he was “safe and sound” after being left behind by a college spelunking club and spending nearly three days locked in a cave without food or water.

Doomsday sale: U.S. survivalists stock up as disasters roil the planet

(Reuters) – Two earthquakes, three monstrous hurricanes and the North Korean missile crisis have U.S. survivalists convinced that the end of the world is nigh. And they are clearing store shelves to stock bunkers in anticipation of Earth’s final chapter.

California mass killer sentenced to life in prison for hair salon attack

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – A California man was sentenced on Friday to life in prison without the possibility of parole for the worst mass killing in Orange County history, the 2011 shooting deaths of eight people at a hair salon where his ex-wife worked.