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Escaped murder suspect, 17, took elderly Ohio woman hostage before being caught by police

Sat, 01/24/2015 - 18:15
A teenage murder suspect who escaped from police custody at a western Ohio hospital kidnapped a 70-year-old woman and forced her to give him a ride before he was caught, authorities said Saturday.
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Police say Tacoma man kicked his pet Chihuahua, killing it

Sat, 01/24/2015 - 18:15
A 32-year-old Tacoma man is facing animal cruelty charges after police say he kicked his small dog so hard that it died.
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Police: Third person dies after early-morning shooting at house party in Nebraska, 5 wounded

Sat, 01/24/2015 - 17:00
Police say a third person has died following an early-morning shooting at a house party in Omaha.
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Boy, 13, arrested in fatal stabbing of teen near Los Angeles middle school

Sat, 01/24/2015 - 16:45
A 13-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of murder in the fatal stabbing of a 14-year-old high school student outside an East Los Angeles middle school.
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Texas woman's dog, missing since May, returns home after turning up in Indiana

Sat, 01/24/2015 - 16:15
A dog who vanished from his Texas yard last year has been returned home after turning up in a central Indiana city some 1,100 miles away.
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FBI says no explosives found after bomb threats on 2 planes at Atlanta airport

Sat, 01/24/2015 - 15:58
Two passenger jets were escorted by fighter jets to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport and evacuated Saturday, after what authorities called two “credible” bomb threats.
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After series of delays, balloon crew looking to break records finally launches from Japan

Sat, 01/24/2015 - 15:46
An international team aiming to break two major ballooning records has finally launched a helium-filled balloon after experiencing delays earlier this month.
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2 women, girl shot dead at NYC home; police seek man they say also wounded 2nd girl, 12

Sat, 01/24/2015 - 09:00
Two women and a 7-year-old girl were shot dead and a 12-year-old girl critically wounded early Saturday, police said as they sought a suspect in what they believed was a case of domestic violence.
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2 Marines killed in helicopter crash during training exercise in California

Sat, 01/24/2015 - 04:24
The military says two Marines were killed when their helicopter crashed during a training exercise in Southern California.
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15-year-old dies after stabbing outside Los Angeles middle school

Sat, 01/24/2015 - 03:02
A 15-year-old boy has been stabbed to death outside an East Los Angeles middle school, and authorities are looking for another boy who attacked him.
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North Carolina man wrongly convicted decades ago freed from prison

Sat, 01/24/2015 - 02:36
Another North Carolina inmate has been exonerated by DNA evidence and freed after spending decades in prison for a wrongful murder conviction.
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A world away but still important: 5 reasons the political crisis in Yemen matters to Americans

Sat, 01/24/2015 - 02:23
Yemen's U.S.-backed president stepped down this week after Houthi rebels seized the capital of Sanaa, further destabilizing the region and hampering America's ability to fight al-Qaida and other extremists targeting the West.
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In test of Christie's blunt style, New Jersey governor to speak to Iowa social conservatives

Sat, 01/24/2015 - 02:19
Chris Christie is no stranger to Iowa.
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California bars judges from belonging to Boy Scouts

Sat, 01/24/2015 - 01:38
California's Supreme Court voted Friday to prohibit state judges from belonging to the Boy Scouts on grounds that the group discriminates against gays.
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Nearly 40 years after wrongful conviction, 70-year-old North Carolina man walks out of prison

Sat, 01/24/2015 - 01:30
For the third time in less than six months, a North Carolina inmate was exonerated by DNA evidence and freed after spending decades in prison for a wrongful murder conviction.
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Federal prosecutors in NY ask court to rehear 2 insider-trading convictions it threw out

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 23:04
Federal prosecutors in New York filed a petition Friday seeking a rehearing in the case of two men whose insider-trading convictions were overturned by a federal appeals panel that said the men were too far removed from the inside information to be prosecuted.
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New York man whose murder conviction was thrown out after 18 years in prison dies in car crash

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 22:59
A suburban New York man who served nearly 18 years in prison before his conviction on a charge he killed his wife was overturned has died in a car crash.
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Oregon purse-snatcher can't shake victim: She hangs on by the windshield wipers, won't let go

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 20:27
A Portland thief trying to make a getaway Friday had a hard time seeing his way clear, given that 53-year-old grandmother Tammy Elliott was on the hood of his car, hanging on to the windshield wipers and screaming at him to give back her purse.
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Army Promotions for February Announced

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 19:14
For the month of February 2015, 3,723 advancements to the ranks of sergeant through sergeant major have been authorized.
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Colo. teen who tried to help ISIS sentenced to 4 years in prison

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 18:46
A 19-year-old suburban Denver woman who tried to go to Syria to help Islamic State militants has been sentenced to four years in prison
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