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Florida police say one officer dead, another critically hurt in shooting

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Two officers were shot Friday night in Kissimmee, Florida.Read more

Police: 3 young girls found slain in Maryland home

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No arrest has been made in the slayings of three girls under the age of 10 who were found in a home in Clinton, a Maryland suburb of Washington, D.C.Read more

Man dies trying to spread father's ashes in Lake Superior

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A Michigan man died on a boating trip he was taking to pour his father's ashes into Lake Superior.Read more

Police say mom burned son, locked him in dog cage on leash

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A Pennsylvania mother is accused of burning her 3-year-old with chemicals, putting him on a leash and keeping him in a dog cage.Read more


Man is charged with flying drones to bring drugs from Mexico

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A 25-year-old U.S. citizen has been charged with using a drone to smuggle more than 13 pounds of methamphetamine from Mexico by drone.Read more

Ex-Vanderbilt football player gets minimum 15 years for rape

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A former Vanderbilt University football player received the minimum sentence of 15 years in prison on Friday for the dorm room rape of an unconscious female student.Read more

Prosecutors won't seek death for Fla. face-biting suspect

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The man accused of randomly killing a Florida couple in their garage and biting and chewing the dead man's face will not be put to death if convicted.Read more

Why leaving a water bottle in your car could be dangerous

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Drivers don't have to worry about leaving out dark-colored drinks or tinted bottles, but Richardson recommends storing clear plastic water bottles under your seat and...Read more

More charges for man accused of ramming crowd

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Charlottesville police have added charges against the man authorities say drove his car into a group of counterprotesters at a white nationalist rally.Read more

Golden retriever digs up $85,000 worth of heroin in Oregon backyard

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An Oregon family's golden retriever has been honored by a sheriff for digging up $85,000 worth of black tar heroin in a family's backyard.Read more

Charlottesville mayor calls for swift removal of Lee statue

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Mayor Mike Signer said recent clashes over race and the Confederacy had turned " equestrian statues into lightning rods."Read more