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  • Did Oklahoma attorney general’s office mislead Supreme Court on execution issue?

    Allegations of possible wrongdoing surface against the Oklahoma attorney general’s office. According to nationally published reports, Scott Pruitt’s office may have lied to the United States Supreme Court. The controversy stems from the ongoing debate over the availability of certain drugs used for executions. Pruitt has argued the state was forced to use the controversial […]

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    “I should’ve known something,” Grandmother learns missing baby’s body discovered in her basement

    WHITE CLOUD, Mich. (WXMI) – The search for a missing baby girl came to a tragic end. Authorities say 4-month-old Natallya Rich was found dead in the basement of a relative’s home. Rich was reported missing on Saturday when her father, Matthew Bradley,  was seen without the child by relatives. “I think I should’ve known […]

  • A Cleveland police officer responding to a call about a person with a gun fatally wounded a 12-year-old boy brandishing what turned out to be an air gun that looked very much like a real firearm, police said early Sunday.

    Sheriff: Investigation almost over in shooting death of 12-year-old Ohio boy

    OHIO — About a week after Tamir Rice’s mother and her legal team publicly asked how long it would take to finish the investigation into her son’s death, the Cuyahoga County sheriff said Tuesday — 171 days after the 12-year-old was shot — that his department is almost there. Sheriff Clifford Pinkney provided what he […]

  • Tsarnaev Brothers, behind barricades at the Boston Marathon, before the bombs went off.

    Prosecutor: Tsarnaev ‘knew what kind of hell was going to be unleashed’

    BOSTON — The prosecutor in the trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev told jurors Wednesday to remember those killed and wounded two years ago when deciding whether to sentence the Boston Marathon bomber to life in prison or death. “His actions have earned him a sentence of death,” prosecutor Steve Mellin said in his closing argument. “The […]

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    Child allegedly beaten to death over dirty diaper

    LAYTON, Utah — The father of a 2-year-old child who was severely beaten over a potty-training incident, says this could have all been avoided. Police say the boy’s own mother, Jasmine Bridgeman, 23, and her boyfriend, Joshua Schoenenberger, 34, are to blame for what happened. Investigators believe the beatings have been going on for some time. […]

  • Crews comb the scene after the Amtrak Northeast Regional train 118 traveling from Washington to New York derailed north of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Tuesday evening, May 12, 2015.

    ‘Absolute disastrous mess': 6 dead, 146 injured after Amtrak train derails

    As day broke in Philadelphia on Wednesday morning, rescue workers were still searching inside the mangled wreckage of an Amtrak train that derailed the night before, killing at least six people and sending another 146 to various hospitals. Temple University Hospital medical director Herb Cushing said Wednesday morning that 25 passengers were still at Temple […]

  • Madison police officer Matt Kenny shot and killed Tony Robinson, 19, on March 6, 2015. Police Chief Mike Koval said during a press conference following the shooting Robinson was not armed. Dane County District Attorney Ismael Ozanne announced May 12, 2015 that no charges will be brought against Officer Kenny in the death of Tony Robinson.

    Prosecutor: No charges for officer in Tony Robinson case

    MADISON, Wisc. — The Wisconsin police officer who shot and killed a 19-year-old unarmed biracial man won’t face criminal charges in the case. “I conclude that this tragic and unfortunate death was the result of a lawful use of deadly police force and that no charges should be brought against Officer Kenny in the death […]

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    Former Tulsa teacher charged for lewd acts with a 12-year-old

    TULSA, Okla. — A former Tulsa teacher was charged this week with lewd molestation and lewd proposal against a minor. Brian Drabek was arrested in April after an investigation found he had been inappropriately messaging a 12-year-old student. Prosecutors filed charges against him Wednesday. Authorities say Drabek was a teacher at Thoreau Demonstration Academy when he began […]

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    Oklahoma gas prices jump 19 cents in 28 days

    OKLAHOMA — Gas prices are on the rise in Oklahoma, a welcome sign for those in the oil field. A price of unleaded gasoline is averaging $2.41 per gallon Tuesday, 19 cents above the price recorded 28 days ago, according to AAA. “There are three reasons crude is moving higher: slowing U.S. production, a weakening […]

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    Ikea issues recall for safety gates after children injured

    Injury to children has prompted Ikea to recall about 58,000 safety gates in the United States. The safety gates are white, made of steel and plastic, and measure about 29 inches high and with an adjustable width. The friction between the wall and the pressure-mounted safety gate is insufficient to hold the gate in its […]

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    NBC gives first look at fall shows ‘Best Time Ever With Neil Patrick Harris,’ ‘Heartbreaker’

    NBC is going big on new shows for the 2015-16 TV season, picking up a pile of new series to fill out its schedule alongside returning favorites like “The Blacklist,” “Chicago Fire” and “The Voice.” Before the new season comes around this fall, get the details and watch the trailers for NBC’s new series here. […]