Vega faces several extortion and bribery counts for allegedly accepting $30,000 from a government witness who posed as a corrupt developer.
A lesbian cadet has asked to resign from West Point Military Academy saying she can no longer lie about her sexuality and was troubled by the anti-gay attitudes of some around her.
Omar Thornton’s murderous rampage inside a Connecticut beer distributor on Tuesday sent people scurrying for cover. Many called 911. The recordings were released Wednesday.