A suspected member of the Pink Panthers international jewel thief ring has been arrested by police in Montenegro, the international police organization Interpol said Tuesday.
Bojan Vuckovic, a 24-year-old Serb, was arrested as he tried to cross the border between Montenegro and Serbia, according to an Interpol statement.
It may not be a surprise anymore when a fan hops the fence at a baseball game and rushes the field. But on Monday night a crowd of more than 40,000 at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia witnessed a first - a fan subdued with a Taser after rushing the field.
Times Square bomb probe - A man from Pakistan who became an American citizen last year is under arrest in the Times Square car bomb incident.Â Â Faisal Shahzad, 30,Â was removed from an airliner last night as it was about to take off from New YorkÂ for the Middle East. There are indications authorities deliberately waited until the last possible instant to make the arrest in hopesÂ Shahzad would call a co-conspirator.Â No word on whether he did. We'll continue to follow all developments in this story, including Shahzad's expected court appearance today and minute-by-minute updates on the story.
Gulf oil spill - Democratic lawmakers will talk to officials of the Sierra Club and Environment America today about the oil well leak in the Gulf of Mexico. Sens. Frank Lautenberg, Robert Menendez and Bill Nelson want to raise the existing cap on how much oil companies pay for damages resulting from spills.Â Right now, that cap is $75 million.Â They want to raise it to $10 billion. Nelson says he doesn't believe BP's claim that it will pay for the damage done by the leak. "BP says it'll pay for this mess. Baloney," said Nelson, referring to the oil giant that owns the well at the heart of the problem.
His life changed 40 years ago today when he went to see the anti-Vietnam War demonstrations at Kent State University, where he was aÂ freshman. National Guardsmen killed four students, and Kahler was one of nine students who were wounded.
After a bullet hit his spine that day, Kahler was paralyzed from the waist down. The Akron Beacon Journal reports that he returned to Kent State after the shootings, earned a degree in education, and later was elected to two terms as an Athens County commissioner.
He received $375,000 from the state of Ohio in an out-of-court settlement in 1979. Last year, both of his feet were amputated because of vascular problems.
Kahler, 60, told the newspaper, "I'm happy I'm not pushing up daisies. I had some things that really helped me through - a strong family, cadre of friends, belief in my faith."
9:30 am ET - Wall Street fraud hearing -Â Â A Senate judiciary subcommittee holds a hearing on whether jail time would be an adequate deterrent in fighting Wall Street fraud.
10:00 am ET - Geithner on Capitol Hill -Â Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner is set to unveil the Obama administrationâ€™s proposal to bill Wall Street for last yearâ€™s bailouts, rather than taxpayers.
11:00 am ET - Obama addresses Business Council -Â President Obama speaks to the Business Council, a group of 150 CEOs of leading private sector businesses from commerce and industry.
11:30 am ET - Jailed hikers in Iran briefing -Â Three U.S. senators will brief reporters on efforts to free three American hikers currently being held in Iran.
2:00 pm ET - Bret Michaels health update -Â Doctors in Phoenix, Arizona, are expected to update the public on the condition of singer/entertainer Bret Michaels, who is being treated for a brain hemorrhage.
An update from London on some of the international stories we expect to develop on Tuesday:
Ireland airspace -Â Airspace over Ireland will reopen at 1300 local timeÂ after ash from an Icelandic volcano forced a six-hour shutdown, the Irish Aviation Authority says.Â Read the full story
UK election - There are just two full days of campaigning left for candidates to make their mark ahead of the UK's general election on Thursday. See the latest election coverage