The Seaton Post http://theseatonpost.com When staying informed is important Thu, 19 Mar 2015 11:44:21 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1.1 Erroneous LAPD handwriting analysis set back Robert Durst probe, warrant claimshttp://theseatonpost.com/erroneous-lapd-handwriting-analysis-set-back-robert-durst-probe-warrant-claims/ http://theseatonpost.com/erroneous-lapd-handwriting-analysis-set-back-robert-durst-probe-warrant-claims/#comments Thu, 19 Mar 2015 11:44:21 +0000 http://theseatonpost.com/?p=48353 March 19, 2015 HOUSTON –  A document examiner’s erroneous handwriting analysis 14 years ago delayed authorities in linking millionaire Robert Durst to a friend’s death until after he was accused of killing someone else, according to a search warrant. Durst, a member of a wealthy New York real estate family, was arrested in New Orleans […]

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Penn State president: Nude photos could lead to expulsionshttp://theseatonpost.com/penn-state-president-nude-photos-could-lead-to-expulsions/ http://theseatonpost.com/penn-state-president-nude-photos-could-lead-to-expulsions/#comments Thu, 19 Mar 2015 11:01:23 +0000 http://theseatonpost.com/?p=48350 March 19, 2015 STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Some students could be expelled over the Facebook posting of photos of nude and partly nude women by a now-suspended Pennsylvania State University fraternity, the university’s president said. Eric Barron said of the webpage: “It’s very sad, and it’s very offensive.” The nude photos include some of […]

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Police seek motive in Phoenix-area rampage that killed 1http://theseatonpost.com/police-seek-motive-in-phoenix-area-rampage-that-killed-1/ http://theseatonpost.com/police-seek-motive-in-phoenix-area-rampage-that-killed-1/#comments Thu, 19 Mar 2015 08:30:02 +0000 http://theseatonpost.com/?p=48346 March 19, 2015 MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities are trying to determine a motive for an ex-convict’s rampage that left one person dead and five others wounded in suburban Phoenix. Mesa police said the rampage included a motel shooting, a carjacking and a home invasion and ended with the suspect’s arrest Wednesday at an apartment. […]

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Netanyahu’s party garners most votes in Israeli election as scramble for power beginshttp://theseatonpost.com/netanyahus-party-garners-most-votes-in-israeli-election-as-scramble-for-power-begins/ http://theseatonpost.com/netanyahus-party-garners-most-votes-in-israeli-election-as-scramble-for-power-begins/#comments Wed, 18 Mar 2015 07:15:50 +0000 http://theseatonpost.com/?p=48342 March 18, 2015 Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was poised to earn a third consecutive term Wednesday after his conservative Likud party earned the most votes in parliamentary elections. Netanyahu and his main opponent, Isaac Herzog, must now compete to form a workable government that holds a majority in Israel’s 120-member Knesset, though the incumbent […]

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Intensifying Calif. drought sets off alarmshttp://theseatonpost.com/intensifying-calif-drought-sets-off-alarms/ http://theseatonpost.com/intensifying-calif-drought-sets-off-alarms/#comments Wed, 18 Mar 2015 04:26:27 +0000 http://theseatonpost.com/?p=48329   March 18, 2015 As California’s epic drought continues with no end in sight, it is setting off new alarms about unprecedented water shortages, increased wildfire threats, fewer crops and farmers, higher electric bills and huge economic losses for years — or even decades — to come. “Even if normal precipitation begins to fall, it […]

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Iran reportedly confronts US officials at Geneva nuclear talks over GOP letterhttp://theseatonpost.com/iran-reportedly-confronts-us-officials-at-geneva-nuclear-talks-over-gop-letter/ http://theseatonpost.com/iran-reportedly-confronts-us-officials-at-geneva-nuclear-talks-over-gop-letter/#comments Tue, 17 Mar 2015 19:33:18 +0000 http://theseatonpost.com/?p=48326 March 17, 2015 Iranian officials reportedly have confronted their U.S. counterparts twice over an open letter from Republican senators to Tehran that warned any agreement on Iran’s nuclear program would be unlikely to last beyond President Obama’s term of office. The Associated Press, citing a senior U.S. official, reported that the letter, which was signed […]

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Police arrest Missouri man, 20, in shooting of two officers in Fergusonhttp://theseatonpost.com/police-arrest-missouri-man-20-in-shooting-of-two-officers-in-ferguson/ http://theseatonpost.com/police-arrest-missouri-man-20-in-shooting-of-two-officers-in-ferguson/#comments Sun, 15 Mar 2015 21:19:34 +0000 http://theseatonpost.com/?p=48323 March 15, 2015 A 20-year-old Missouri man has been arrested in the shooting of two St. Louis County police officers Thursday, county officials announced Sunday. Jeffrey Williams was arrested Saturday night and is charged with two counts of assault in the first degree, three counts of armed criminal action and firing a weapon from a […]

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Dramatic video shows rescue of 18-month-old from car in Utah riverhttp://theseatonpost.com/48314/ http://theseatonpost.com/48314/#comments Sun, 15 Mar 2015 05:35:35 +0000 http://theseatonpost.com/?p=48314 March 15, 2015   SPANISH FORK, Utah –  Police have released body-camera footage that shows the frantic rescue of an 18-month-old Utah girl from a car that had crashed into a frigid river 14 hours earlier. The dramatic video from emergency responders’ cameras, released Friday, shows them discovering Lynn Groesbeck, 25, of Springville dead in […]

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US Embassy in Saudi Arabia halts operations amid ‘heightened security concerns’http://theseatonpost.com/us-embassy-in-saudi-arabia-halts-operations-amid-heightened-security-concerns/ http://theseatonpost.com/us-embassy-in-saudi-arabia-halts-operations-amid-heightened-security-concerns/#comments Sun, 15 Mar 2015 05:20:23 +0000 http://theseatonpost.com/?p=48311 March 15, 2015 U.S. officials said Sunday they will halt operations at the embassy and consulates in Saudi Arabia for the next couple of days, in response to “heightened security concerns.” Embassy officials in Riyadh issued the statement, saying telephone lines at the facilities will be down Sunday and Monday and encouraging U.S. citizens in […]

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Islamic State militants accept Boko Haram allegiance pledgehttp://theseatonpost.com/islamic-state-militants-accept-boko-haram-allegiance-pledge/ http://theseatonpost.com/islamic-state-militants-accept-boko-haram-allegiance-pledge/#comments Fri, 13 Mar 2015 12:42:35 +0000 http://theseatonpost.com/?p=48308 March 13, 2015 BEIRUT (AP) — Islamic State militants have accepted a pledge of allegiance by Nigerian-grown Boko Haram extremist group, a spokesman for the Islamic State movement said Thursday. Boko Haram has been weakened by a multinational force that has dislodged it from a score of northeastern Nigerian towns. But its new Twitter account, […]

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