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Jury picks death for man who abducted, killed Florida girl

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The Jacksonville jury voted unanimously Thursday after about two hours of discussion that 62-year-old Donald Smith should receive the death penalty.Read more

Missouri governor indicted for allegedly taking compromising photo

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St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner launched an investigation in January after Greitens admitted to an affair with his St. Louis hairdresser that began in March 2015.Read more

Ex-Arkansas judge sentenced to 5 years in sexual favors case

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Joseph Boeckmann's lawyer had wanted home detention for the 72-year-old, and prosecutors said he should go to prison for just over three years.Read more

Florida man yells 'murderers!' as he's executed for slaying

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The governor's office said Eric Scott Branch, 47, was pronounced dead at 7:05 p.m. Thursday after receiving a lethal injection at Florida State Prison.Read more


Shooting survivors endure new assault - from online trolls

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One student was teased about being a "brown, bald lesbian." Another was the target of conspiracy theorists who claimed he was really an actor.Read more

Nurses seen on video laughing as WWII veteran dies indicted

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A Georgia grand jury has indicted two nurses and an aide in the death of an elderly patient.Read more

Sheriff: Deputy on duty never entered school in Florida shooting

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Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel announced during a Thursday news conference that Deputy Scot Peterson resigned after being suspended without pay.Read more

New charges brought against ex-Trump campaign associates

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The charges are contained in a new indictment brought by a federal grand jury in Alexandria, Virginia.Read more

"Bikini barista" survives coffeehouse attack seen on video

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Police in Washington have arrested a man they say broke into a coffee shop early Tuesday and attacked a woman working there as a "bikini barista."Read more

Trump suggests bonuses for armed teachers in effort to prevent shootings

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President Trump doubled down on his calls to arm teachers in schools across the country in an effort to help prevent mass shootings from taking place.Read more

Texas school district threatens to suspend students who protest gun violence

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A School superintendent in Houston told students if you walk out to protest gun violence during school hours there will be consequences.Read more