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    Armed man arrested on way to LA Gay Pride event faces judge

    The heavily armed 20-year-old Indiana man arrested in Santa Monica, California, while headed to the LA Pride festival, faces possibly a decade in prison, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office said Tuesday. James Wesley Howell is scheduled to hear the charges against him Tuesday at the Los Angeles County Superior Court’s Airport Branch, and […]

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    Star swimmer dies at lifeguard tryouts

    CAPE COD, Mass. – A record-setting college swimmer and recent graduate died Saturday during lifeguard tryouts off the coast of Cape Cod, Massachusetts. State University of New York-Cortland 2016 graduate Jack Jakubek was participating in a fitness test for potential lifeguards at Pilgrim Lake in Orleans, Massachusetts, according to statements from the Orleans Fire Department […]

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    DA: Teen got 2 women to beat up his pregnant girlfriend to force miscarriage

    LONG BEACH, Calif. – A teenage boy convinced two older females to repeatedly assault his pregnant girlfriend in hope of forcing her to miscarry, according to the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office. Angel Contreras, 17, was charged as an adult. He now faces two counts of attempted murder, two counts of conspiracy to commit murder […]

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    Police searching for suspected shooter in Enid

    ENID, Okla. – Authorities in Enid are searching for a man wanted on a charge of shooting with intent to kill. Officials with the Enid Police Department say they were called to the 1100 block of E. Pine on Monday afternoon after learning about a shooting. When police arrived, they learned that Porfirio “Chacal” Hernandez-Rodriguez […]

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    12-year-old girl finishes half-marathon – by mistake

    ROCHESTER, N.Y. – LeeAdianez Rodriguez, known as Lee to those close to her, was running late and just made it Sunday to the start of the 5K race she had signed up for in Rochester, NY, the Democrat and Chronicle reports. But, at some point during her run, the 12-year-old started wondering why the route […]

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    4 social workers charged with child abuse in torture death of 8-year-old

    PALMDALE, Calif. – Four social workers have been charged in connection with the torture death of an 8-year-old California boy who died in 2013 after he was allegedly beaten by his mother and her boyfriend. The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced Thursday that Stefanie Rodriguez and Patricia Clement, along with their supervisors, Kevin Bom and […]

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    Marine Corps. dog who lost leg in IED blast receives medal for courage

    A dog who lost her leg when an IED detonated underneath her on Tuesday received a medal for courage. Lucca, a 12-year-old German shepherd, served two tours with the U.S. Marine Corps. She successfully completed 400 missions and protected the lives of thousands of troops during her six years of service, according to a statement […]

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    Lucca the Marine dog receives medal for service

    A dog who lost her leg when an IED detonated underneath her received a medal for courage on Tuesday. Lucca, a 12-year-old German shepherd, served two tours with the U.S. Marine Corps. She successfully completed 400 missions and protected the lives of thousands of troops during her six years of service, according to a statement […]

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    Oklahoma City teacher running for office laid off by school district

    OKLAHOMA CITY – A metro teacher who is running for state office is one of more than 200 teachers being laid off by the Oklahoma City school district. Mickey Dollens is losing his job as a freshman English teacher at U.S. Grant High School. He’s using it as a real life lesson for his students. “Sometimes […]

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    Man stabs himself to death in Target store kitchen aisle

    A man committed suicide Wednesday afternoon at a California Target, apparently with a self-inflicted knife wound to the torso, according to the Fontana Police Department. The man walked into the Target in the 15200 block of Summit Avenue in Fontana, at the Falcon Ridge Town Center shopping mall, and used a packaged knife that was […]

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    Search continues for mother, 8-year-old; father accused in vicious machete attack

    EL RENO, Okla. – A mother and her 8-year-old daughter are still missing after a machete attack in El Reno. A nationwide search is underway to find Mabel Juaraz-Lopez, 8, her mother, Miria Lopez-Rodriguez, and father, Arcenio De Jesus. Authorities believe the mother and daughter are being held against their will by De Jesus. Around 11 p.m. on […]