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  • Freddie Gray was in perfect health until police chased and tackled him in Baltimore over a week ago, his lawyer said. Less than an hour later, he was on his way to a trauma clinic with a spinal injury, where he fell into a coma.

    Six officers charged in death of Freddie Gray; death ruled a homicide

    BALTIMORE, Md. – After several days of protests and riots in Baltimore, officials say charges will be filed against six police officers for the death of Freddie Gray. Gray, 25, was arrested on April 12 without incident, according to police. He was put into a wagon and less than an hour after being detained, officers […]

  • arilyn Mosby is the State's Attorney for the City of Baltimore.
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    Prosecutor in Freddie Gray case has talked of need to ‘repair’ trust

    (CNN) — Shortly after being elected chief prosecutor, Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby said prosecutors in the hardscrabble town had the “toughest job in America.” Mosby, who took over her first elected post in January, responded forcefully Friday to the toughest case of her nascent career. She announced charges ranging from second-degree depraved-heart murder, […]

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    How the remote, beautiful Pacific islands became the fattest place in the world

    They’re remote and beautiful. A place many long to escape to for sun, sea and serenity. But the Pacific islands have another reality for the residents living there — a life based on imported food, little exercise and remote access to healthcare. The result? The most obese nations in the world. ‘A deadly epidemic’ “One […]

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    Microsoft’s new age guessing tool may or may not hurt your feelings

    Microsoft’s new age guessing tool has inspired an array of emotions. After you upload a picture of yourself to How-Old.net, it will instantly guess your age and gender. Sometimes the site will guess correctly, but it seems like most of the time it’s way off. Users took to Twitter to post their hilarious results. OK Microsoft […]

  • Freddie Gray was in perfect health until police chased and tackled him in Baltimore over a week ago, his lawyer said. Less than an hour later, he was on his way to a trauma clinic with a spinal injury, where he fell into a coma.

    Report: Freddie Gray sustained injury in back of police van, not during arrest

    BALTIMORE, Md. — The mystery into the death of Freddie Gray grew more complex Thursday as several new reports put the focus on what might have happened during a roughly 40-minute ride in the back of a police transport van. Here’s a breakdown of what they found: • Investigators found that Gray was mortally injured […]

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    2015 Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon: An overview

    OKLAHOMA CITY — The 15th Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon Run To Remember was a great success as participants paid tribute after the 20th anniversary of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building bombing. Oklahoma City hosted 25,500 participants who took to the streets early Sunday morning, as thousands more volunteers and spectators cheered them on as the city remembered the lives lost […]

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    Inmates suing after prison food tested positive for poison

    RIKERS ISLAND, N.Y. (WPIX) – Over a dozen inmates are suing the New York Department of Corrections, saying they became sick after eating prison food. According to lab testing, meatloaf served to inmates in New York tested positive for highly lethal rat poison. Officials say the meatloaf contained Brodifacoum, which is used to kill rats. An attorney […]

  • Credit:	Family of Freddie Gray

    Freddie Gray death: New narratives question police brutality claim

    (CNN) — Two new accounts of what happened to Freddie Gray question the narrative that has fueled protests in Baltimore — the notion that Gray died as a result of police brutality. The first comes from a woman close to one of the officers involved in the arrest. She told CNN the officer thinks Gray […]

  • Oklahoma family fighting for tornado coverage in trial against Farmers Insurance

    CLEVELAND COUNTY, Okla. — The jury is seated in the civil case involving a Moore family and Farmers Insurance. The Becerras’ home, in the path of the May 2013 tornado, was eventually condemned by the City of Moore. The family eventually hired an attorney to sue Farmers after the insurance company refused to pay what the […]

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    US Supreme Court to decide if Oklahoma’s death penalty drug cocktail is inhumane

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Supreme Court heard arguments about the way Oklahoma executes death row prisoners on Wednesday. The nation’s highest court will ultimately decide if it’s constitutional for Oklahoma to use a controversial 3-drug combination. The drug Midazolam is at the center of the legal argument. It’s a sedative the state began to use […]

  • Kevin Ogle flying to meet with Pres. Obama in DC.

    Traveling this summer? Think twice about booking with this airline

    NEW YORK — The customer is always right. Airlines may want to keep this in mind. Exhibit A: Spirit Airlines was recently ranked as the worst according to the American Customer Satisfaction Index. Spirit tries to keep the price of tickets down but it charges consumers for just about everything else — such as printing […]