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Fake Peoria mayor Twitter account prompts house raid

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 15:02
Police trying to find out who was behind a fake Twitter account set up in the name of Peoria's mayor have raided a home and seized computers.
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Sudden extreme ground movement overnight raises alarm in evacuated Wyoming slide area

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 15:00
A slow-moving landslide in the Wyoming resort town of Jackson sped up significantly Friday, causing a huge uplift in a road and a Walgreens parking lot overnight and threatening to destroy several unoccupied homes and businesses sooner or later.
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Court: Family of Marine who killed self may sue government; had been denied treatment at VA

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 14:59
The family of a Marine who killed himself after a tour of duty in Iraq will be allowed to proceed with a lawsuit against the federal government over his treatment by two Veterans Affairs facilities in Kentucky.
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Former Blue Angels commander relieved of duty in investigation of alleged misconduct

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 14:57
The Navy says a California-based officer has been relieved of duty because of unspecified alleged misconduct while he was commanding officer of the Blue Angels precision flying team.
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Body found near Massachusetts highway matches description of boy, 5, missing since September

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 14:40
Authorities say a child's body has been found off a Massachusetts highway and it matches the height and weight of a 5-year-old boy who has been missing for seven months.
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Missouri authorities charge man suspected in Kansas City-area highway shootings that injured 3

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 14:27
Authorities announced charges Friday against a man suspected in connection with about a dozen recent highway shootings that have wounded three people in the Kansas City area.
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Border Patrol arrests at least 80 immigrants at Texas encampment, 132 more at stash house

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 13:59
At least 80 immigrants suspected of entering the United States illegally were arrested in a makeshift encampment in suburban South Texas.
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Oklahoma City bombing museum upgrades to connect with patrons who don't remember world of 1995

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 13:57
A memorial and museum about the Oklahoma City bombing is in the midst of a $7 million upgrade ahead of the 20-year anniversary of the attack in hopes of better portraying to visitors how different the world was at the time.
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California educator pleads not guilty to sex crimes in YouTube confrontation case

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 13:57
A California educator has pleaded not guilty to sexual molestation charges that prosecutors say were filed after a former student confronted her in a phone call and posted the conversation on YouTube.
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'Game of Thrones' pic led to suspension, professor says

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 13:57
A New Jersey professor claims he was suspended over an online photo containing a quote from "Game of Thrones" that he says a school official perceived as a threat.
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'Greta Investigates': The mysterious disappearances of Tara Grinstead and Jennifer Kesse

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 13:41
Two women whose fates remain a mystery nearly nine years after they vanished, and the dogged investigators who continue to piece together bits of evidence to try to solve the crime -- that's the focus of Fox News Channel's Greta Van Susteren's investigation into the disappearance of Tara Grinstead and Jennifer Kesse.
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Michigan trooper-killer taken off life-support after suicide try

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 13:22
Officials have announced that a man serving a life sentence in the killing of a state trooper has been taken off life-support following a suicide attempt.
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Man who avoided prison for 13 years because of clerical error says he's overwhelmed by support

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 13:15
A Missouri man who avoided prison because of a clerical error and led a law-abiding life for 13 years said he is overwhelmed by the support he's received since the story of his incarceration became public.
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APNewsBreak: Connecticut woman left vengeful note before killing 2 young grandsons and herself

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 12:38
A woman who shot and killed her two young grandsons before committing suicide last year left a note to the boys' parents saying they did not deserve to have the children, according to a police report.
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Cat ‘just flipped,’ sends 3 family members to hospital

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 12:36
Three members of a California family called police Tuesday night and were taken to a hospital after a pet cat attacked inside their home.
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With Easter on 4/20, some pastors capitalize on pot lover's holiday to reach new audiences

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 12:33
Social media has been buzzing about Easter falling on April 20th this year — the pot-lover's highest holiday.
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Landslide threatens homes, businesses in Wyoming

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 12:28
A slow-moving landslide in the Wyoming resort town of Jackson has suddenly sped up, buckling a road and a Walgreens parking lot and threatening to destroy several unoccupied homes and businesses.
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US Jewish leaders deeply troubled by 'outrageous' pamphlets in Ukraine

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 12:02
Jewish leaders in the U.S. expressed grave concern Friday for Jews living in Ukraine – and Europe in general – after fliers were distributed in the eastern city of Donetsk telling Jews to register themselves with pro-Russian separatists, pay a fee and declare all property holdings.
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US legal system shifts away from treating eyewitness testimony as 'gold standard' of evidence

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 11:49
Courts and legislatures are slowly shifting away from using eyewitness testimony as the gold standard of evidence.
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New Jersey woman sues over rejected '8THEIST' license plate

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 11:44
A New Jersey woman has filed a lawsuit, claiming the state's Motor Vehicle Commission rejected her application for a license plate proclaiming she's an atheist.
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