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  • Former University of Cincinnati police Officer Ray Tensing pleaded not guilty Thursday to charges of murder and voluntary manslaughter in the July 19, 2015, shooting death of Samuel DuBose. At his arraignment, the judge set Tensing's bond at $1 million.

    Ex-university cop in Samuel DuBose shooting death pleads not guilty

    CINCINNATI, Ohio — Former University of Cincinnati Police Officer Ray Tensing pleaded not guilty Thursday to charges of murder and voluntary manslaughter in the July 19 shooting death of Samuel DuBose. At the arraignment, the judge set Tensing’s bond at $1 million. Some inside the courtroom applauded when Judge Megan Shanahan announced the bond, and she quickly admonished them and called for order in the court. Tensing’s next court date is set for August 19. Hamilton County Prosecutor Joe Deters […]

  • he dashcam video shows Texas state Trooper Brian Encinia pulling Bland over July 10, 2015, for allegedly failing to use her turn signal. What started as normal conversation gets testy after Encinia asks her to put out her cigarette and Bland refuses to put it out and step out of her car.
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    What are your rights during a traffic stop — and is it wise to exercise them?

    No one can know what went through Sandra Bland’s mind when she was pulled over for what a Texas police officer later said was her failure to signal a lane change. Chances are, it couldn’t have been good. Most people feel at least some anxiety when they see those flashing lights behind them. What exactly happened during Bland’s stop is unclear, as are the circumstances behind her death in a jail cell three days later. But the contentious encounter between […]

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    Newly discovered ‘aircraft debris’ checked for ties to Malaysia airliner MH370 missing since last year

    Apparent airplane debris found off the coast of Reunion Island, a French department in the western Indian Ocean, is being examined to see if it is connected to the 2014 disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, a member of the French Air Force in Reunion said Wednesday. The debris was found off the coast of St. Andre, a community on the island, according to Adjutant Christian Retournat. “It is way too soon to say whether or not it is MH370. […]

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    Body cam video shows cop fatally shooting man during traffic stop

    CINCINNATI, Ohio — University of Cincinnati Police Officer Ray Tensing was indicted Wednesday on a murder charge for shooting Samuel DuBose during a traffic stop this month. If convicted, Tensing could go to prison for life, said Hamilton County Prosecutor Joe Deters in a press conference. Deters played body camera footage of the shooting that appeared to contradict Tensing’s version of the incident. “I’ve been doing this for over 30 years. This is the most asinine act I’ve ever seen a […]

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    Millennials have jobs, but still live with mom and dad

    NEW YORK  — It might seem shameful to previous generations, but Millennials are in no rush to move out of mom and dad’s — even after they’ve landed jobs. As the economy has improved, more Millennials have jobs than they did five years ago, yet more of them are living at home now, according to a new report from the Pew Research Center. Today, 42.2 million Milliennials are living with their parents, compared to 41.9 million in 2010. In the […]

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    Ohio university cop indicted in shooting of unarmed motorist during traffic stop

    CINCINNATI, Ohio – University of Cincinnati Police Officer Ray Tensing was indicted Wednesday on a murder charge for shooting motorist Samuel Dubose during a traffic stop earlier this month. If convicted, Tensing could go to prison for life, said Hamilton County Prosecutor Joe Deters in a press conference in which he played body camera footage of the shooting. “He purposely killed him,” said Deters, saying that Tensing shot Dubose in the head. Deters called the killing “asinine” and “senseless.” Dubose […]

  • A treasure hunting company said Monday, July 27, 2015, they have recovered more than $1 million in booty from a group of Spanish galleons known as The 1714 Fleet that sunk off the Florida coast in 1715.

    Gold worth more than $1 million found off Florida coast

    SEBASTIAN, Fla. — Jackpot! A treasure hunting company said Monday they’ve recovered more than $1 million in booty from a group of Spanish galleons that sunk off the Florida coast in 1715. The 1715 Fleet sank 300 years ago this week and was first discovered two years ago off Fort Pierce, according to WPTV. Queens Jewels, LLC, a historic shipwreck salvage operation, announced that it has recovered 60 gold artifacts from the shipwrecks. The company said they have recovered 51 […]

  • Postal carrier Ron Lynch delivered more than the mail to a Sandy, Utah boy. Mathew approached Ron while he was delivering mail and asked if he had anything he could read -- even junk mail. Lynch posted a photo of Matthew on Facebook and the strangers began sending in books, enough to fill Matthew's bookshelf.
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    Reading material request goes viral; boy is flooded with hundreds of books

    Matthew Flores actually likes reading junk mail — not that the 12-year-old Utah boy has to anymore. Letter carrier Ron Lynch was delivering mail to Matthew’s apartment complex in Sandy last week when he found him reading trashed advertising fliers and newsletters. “I saw him reading ads, and then he asked me if I had any extra mail he could read,” Lynch said in a post to his Facebook page. “He told me his wish is to have books to […]

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    America’s youngest convicted killer released

    Convicted of first-degree murder when he was only 12, Curtis Jones is a free man at 29. Jones left a Florida prison on Tuesday, according to CNN affiliate WFTV, which also noted he has never had the chance to learn how to drive a car or use social media. The newspaper Florida Today reported that Jones was released at 7 a.m. from the South Bay Correctional Facility, which is south of Lake Okeechobee. Jones and his sister, Catherine Jones, were […]

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    Internet-famous baby giraffe Kipenzi dies at Dallas Zoo

    Kipenzi, a baby giraffe that captivated an Internet audience with its live birth at the Dallas Zoo a few months ago, has died. The calf was scampering around the giraffe habitat Tuesday evening when she ran into the perimeter and broke her neck. The zoo said Kipenzi died instantly. “This is a huge loss for our giraffe herd, our staff and our guests,” Gregg Hudson, zoo president and CEO, said in a statement. “To be honest, it hurts terribly. We’re […]

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    Cell phones and risk of brain tumors — what’s the real science?

    BERKELEY, Calif. — The city of Berkeley, California, passed a law that goes into effect next month requiring cell phone stores to inform customers about safety recommendations. The move reopened a decades-old debate about whether mobile phones cause brain tumors. The ordinance, called the Right to Know law, will start to require retailers to give customers a handout, or display a sign in the store, telling them about federal guidelines on the amount of radiation that cell phones can emit […]