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Alabama officer killed, suspect found dead after standoff

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An hours-long standoff in Alabama ended with both the suspect and a police officer dead.Read more

Man: Defending son from 'hoodlums' outside led to fatal shot

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Chad Copley, 40, testified at his murder trial that he was defending his family by firing at men approaching the attached garage that served as his son's bedroom.Read more

Teen gets 6 months for smuggling Bengal tiger cub into US

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The 6-week-old cub was found on the passenger-side floor in Valencia's car in August at a San Diego border checkpoint.Read more

Mom stabbed to death by homeless man she tried to help, family says

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A mother of four was stabbed to death in her downtown Denver loft by a man she was trying to help, according to a family member,...Read more


Parents charged with murder years after N.C. girl vanished

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A grand jury on Monday indicted Sandy and Casey Parsons on charges of first-degree murder, felony child abuse, felony concealment of death and felony obstruction of...Read more

Army awards medals to 3 students killed in Florida shooting

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JROTC cadets Alaina Petty, Peter Wang and Martin Duque were among the 17 people killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.Read more

Taco Bell cashier out after putting racial slur on receipt

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The company issued the statement Tuesday following reports that a cashier in Philadelphia entered a slur to describe a student on a printed receipt during the weekend.Read more

Trump urges ban on gun devices like bump stocks

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The president is making the announcement to curb the use of the rapid-fire devices during a ceremony recognizing bravery by the nation's public safety officers.Read more

Man who said wife vanished at sea charged with murder

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Lewis Bennett, 41, is charged with second-degree murder on the high seas in the May disappearance of Isabella Hellman.Read more

Oklahoma man gets life without parole for hate crime killing

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Stanley Vernon Majors was convicted earlier this month of gunning down 37-year-old Khalid Jabara outside of his Tulsa home in August 2016.Read more

Host dad who took in accused Fla. shooter: "It's his right" to have an AR-15

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The family that took in the Florida school shooting suspect says they knew Nikolas Cruz was depressed but had no idea how troubled he really was. Read more