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  • 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.

    Activists bypass prosecutors, ask judge for murder charges in Tamir Rice case

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — Activists, civil rights leaders and clergy in Cleveland bypassed prosecutors and asked a judge directly for murder charges Tuesday against the two officers involved in last year’s shooting of 12-year-old Tamir Rice. The group filed citizens’ affidavits for probable cause in Cleveland Municipal Court and asked a judge to issue arrest warrants […]

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    This man’s blood has saved the lives of two million babies

    On the surface, James Harrison is just an average guy. He loves his daughter and grandchildren, collects stamps, and goes for walks near his home on Australia’s central coast. But it’s what’s under the surface that makes him extraordinary — specifically, what’s flowing in his veins. Known as “The Man with the Golden Arm,” nearly […]

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    Teen speaks out after recording viral pool party video

    MCKINNEY, Texas — The 15-year-old Texas teenager who shot the McKinney pool party video that went viral and has resulted in a Texas officer being placed on leave is now speaking out. Brandon Brooks, 15, told KDAF the entire situation was, “uncalled for.” Brooks said he heard about the pool party on Twitter. He and some friends […]

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    Apple reveals latest updates to iPhone and iMac software

    SAN FRANCISCO — Apple announced its latest software for the iPhone and Mac at its annual Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco on Monday. The event kicked off with a high-production video skit staring Bill Hader, an elevator filled with fake Tim Cooks, giant angry birds, and Danny Pudi doing an autotuned song about developing. […]

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    iOS 9 can give you 3 hours of extra battery life with ‘low power mode’

    A new “low power mode” feature in iOS 9 could extend your iPhone’s battery by up to three hours. On Monday, Apple senior vice president of software engineering Craig Federighi announced traditional battery life will be extended by one hour. Federighi also unveiled a new feature called “low power mode” that will reduce the battery strain […]

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    Can we treat Alzheimers 20 years early?

    NEW YORK — Imagine being treated for a disease before you even have it. That will soon be possible thanks to emerging technologies that make diagnosing illness easier and faster. “We’re waiting for the heart attack, or we’re waiting for the lump to be discovered at stage three,” Dr. Daniel Kraft told an audience last […]

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    Crews working to repair, replace roads damaged by torrential rains

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Crews are working around the clock to repair and replace roads damaged by May’s torrential rains. At one point, the Oklahoma Department of Transportation says they had 40 highway closures due to flooding. “We had so much rain in May that we still have highways with water on them and bridges underwater,” […]

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    Autopsy of Oklahoma teen who died after night of binge drinking released

    OKLAHOMA CITY – The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner has concluded its investigation into the death of a Lexington teenager. 15-year-old Nicholas Faught died at a party in late March 2015. According to a report released by the medical examiner Thursday, an autopsy was performed on Faught on March 30, the day after Faught attended a […]

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    Family claims mistake by 911 dispatcher caused 25-year-old’s death

    DENVER, Colo. – A Colorado family is demanding answers from the City of Denver after a loved one’s desperate call for help to 911. Unfortunately, the help didn’t go to the right address. Daniel Marquardt says he saw his brother, Peter, just hours before his death. “He got a lighter and he went back down […]

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    Friend of Boston Marathon bomber Tsarnaev sentenced to 6 years

    A friend of convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was sentenced to 72 months in prison for obstructing justice, federal prosecutors said Tuesday. Dias Kadyrbayev, now 21, pleaded guilty last year to charges in connection with removing a backpack and computer from Tsarnaev’s dorm room after the deadly 2013 bombings. As part of that plea […]

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    Residents concerned over hazardous materials near Canadian River

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Residents along the Canadian River say they are concerned about construction materials that have been used in recent weeks to prevent flooding. They fear the end result will be a pile of junk in the river bed that could take years to clean up. General Materials Inc. is a gravel and sand […]