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Judge declares second mistrial in Tensing case

For the third time in a week, the trial of a police officer in the fatal shooting of a black man has ended without a conviction , the latest setback for prosecutors and activists seeking greater acco...

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Crowd catches teen falling from New York park ride; no serious injury

Police and emergency medical services were sent to the park at 8:05 p.m. The girl was treated on the spot and then rushed to a nearby hospital in a helicopter after the incident. The other child t...

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Communicating through ham radio: Field Day brings radio enthusiasts together

Communicating through ham radio: Field Day brings radio enthusiasts together

Members of the Holmesburg Amateur Radio Club are gathering this weekend at Kohler Park in Horsham, Montgomery County. Early on during the drill, Yokanovich, who has been using Morse code for almost ...

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Pride group talking to police about parade ban

Pride group talking to police about parade ban

Defense attorneys said officer Jeronimo Yanez was scared for life when he shot Philando Castile , 32, seconds after Castile informed the officer he was armed. "I understand people are angry and we ...

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Lawyer: Race a factor in St. Louis cop being mistakenly shot

Lawyer: Race a factor in St. Louis cop being mistakenly shot

A St. Louis Post-Dispatch piece describes the Wednesday night incident but does not identify the officers involved by race. He questioned the white officer's account, according to police, that he sh...

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Forecast: Cooler temperatures to continue, possible thunderstorms this weekend in Colorado Springs

Forecast: Cooler temperatures to continue, possible thunderstorms this weekend in Colorado Springs

TODAY ... Sunny. High around 80. Highs will be in the upper 80s with northeast winds around 5 miles per hour. Friday will be partly sunny with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms and ...

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Lake Fire in Castaic Now 60 Percent Contained

Lake Fire in Castaic Now 60 Percent Contained

A wildfire near Castaic Lake north of Los Angeles broke out Saturday June 17, 2017 in an area with hard access near 5 Freeway and Ridge Route Road. The fire was reported around 2 p.m. Some fire reso...

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Police Remove Disabled Anti-Trumpcare Protesters

Police Remove Disabled Anti-Trumpcare Protesters

While the protests remained mostly peaceful, Capitol Police were called in at some point and began to forcefully remove protesters despite their constitutional right to protest the government. The Sen...

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CHART: Who Wins, Who Loses With Senate Health Care Bill

CHART: Who Wins, Who Loses With Senate Health Care Bill

Here's a breakdown of how the bill would affect Missourians. This bill is better designed than the House version, according to Avik Roy , founder of the Foundation for Research on Equal Opportunity...

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DNC Chairman Tom Perez suggests Democrats could 'take 50 seats' in House

DNC Chairman Tom Perez suggests Democrats could 'take 50 seats' in House

Those involved in the discussions described them as preliminary among like-minded lawmakers. "We're paving a way for a new generation of leadership, and I respect any opinion that my members have", ...

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McCain slams Pentagon for Afghan policy delay

McCain slams Pentagon for Afghan policy delay

Mattis responded, "Sen. Reed, we have submitted a presidential budget for the Department of Defense". Dunford echoed Mattis' comments, saying that "without sustained, sufficient, and predictable fun...

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Wife of Virginia shooter James Hodgkinson: 'I'm sorry that he did this'

He attended Southern Illinois University in Edwardsville, and through the end of past year worked for JTH Inspections, the Facebook page indicates . "He was more on the really progressive side of...

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Heavy Rains And Flooding As Tropical Storm Cindy Makes Landfall

The governor says he's received no reports of widespread flooding damage to homes or businesses and no requests for search and rescue needs. Tropical Storm Cindy made landfall between Cameron,...

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Virginia gubernatorial primary: Ralph Northam defeats Tom Perriello to win Democratic nomination

Norfolk resident Andrew Patton was one voter drawn to Stewart, who briefly served as Trump's campaign chairman in Virginia before he was sacked from the post . She's the state's first openly-trans ...

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400 more homes evacuated by growing fire near Utah ski town

Officials say the fire was started on June 17 by someone using a weed torch in dry conditions. More than 750 people have been evacuated from their homes, including residents at Panguitch Lake, Hor...

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Veteran LAPD officer arrested for sex with 15-year-old cadet

Veteran LAPD officer arrested for sex with 15-year-old cadet

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Police Chief Charlie Beck on Thursday arrested a veteran Los Angeles police officer for allegedly having sex with a 15-year-old cadet who is suspected of joyriding in stolen pat...

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Family recalls loving nature of Seattle mom killed by police

Two police officers, identified as Steven McNew and Jason Anderson , responded to her call. Lyles' family has questioned why the officers did not use different methods to subdue the 30-year-old w...

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Dad Of Missing 5-Year-Old California Boy Is Suspected Of Murder

Dad Of Missing 5-Year-Old California Boy Is Suspected Of Murder

Officials have not said whether they found the boy's remains or what evidence led to the arrest. Investigators have been searching for 5-year-old Aramazd Andressian Jr. Andressian was in the middl...

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Military to seek delay on transgender enlistees

Military to seek delay on transgender enlistees

Military chiefs plan to ask Defense Secretary Jim Mattis for a six-month delay before they allow transgender people to enlist in their services, reports The Associated Press . "It's been a very del...

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Donald Trump supporters turn on special counsel Robert Mueller

He called because "I have been very clear" about Mueller and the lawyers he's hired amounting to a "rigged game", Gingrich said in an interview Tuesday on CBS. Shaheen then asked Rosenstein whet...

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GOP's challenge: finding votes for Senate health care bill

GOP's challenge: finding votes for Senate health care bill

Mental healthcare will not need to be covered by Medicaid after 2019. Here are the key provisions under the Senate and House health bills that would benefit the highest-income households. That wou...

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Wounded Rep. Steve Scalise out of intensive care

He was struck in the hip when a gunman opened fire at a baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia. A gunman acted alone when he shot and wounded a top US Republican politician and four other people ...

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TCU to meet Florida again after 9-2 College World Series win

TCU to meet Florida again after 9-2 College World Series win

Wade, Humphreys and Skoug combined for five hits, three runs and seven RBIs, leading TCU to a 9-2 victory and forcing a Saturday rematch against the Gators, with a trip to the Finals on the line. LSU ...

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Tornado watch affects counties south and east of us

Tornado watch affects counties south and east of us

The latest forecast path shows the center of storm north of the Tennessee state line, near Bowling Green, Ky.at 7 p.m., CDT, tonight. (Lawrenceburg, Ind.) - Much of Eagle Country is under a Flash F...

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Some House Democrats mull over how to oust Pelosi as leader

The Georgia race will really leave a mark on that exasperated party. He followed that up with a Wednesday morning memo, declaring, "The House is in play". When Democrats are trying to win districts ...

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Obama on Senate bill: It's 'not a health care bill'

Obama on Senate bill: It's 'not a health care bill'

McConnell must navigate a narrow route in which defections by just three of the 52 Republican senators would doom the legislation. According to Politico , Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell ...

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Pelosi tries to reassure Dems after Georgia loss

Pelosi tries to reassure Dems after Georgia loss

But, Vela insisted "that would all change now", adding that while the House Democratic Caucus ultimately determines who the new leader would be, "if it's somebody like Tim Ryan , I would certainly su...

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Humid Weather Returns Today, Drier and Cooler for Weekend

Humid Weather Returns Today, Drier and Cooler for Weekend

For the most part, the heavier rain will hold off until late Friday evening and continue on and off for the rest of the night. The remnants of the tropical storm actually began tracking northward ...

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New Jersey student takes jab at school dress code with yearbook quote

New Jersey student takes jab at school dress code with yearbook quote

DiPaolo is set to graduate from West Milford High School next week. "The general consensus at my school - unless you're the principal - is that the dress code is ridiculous, so people have loved the...

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California Declares Travel Ban Against Anti-LGBT States

In Kentucky , legislation SB 17, enacted in March, could allow student-run organizations in colleges and public schools to discriminate against classmates based on their sexual orientation or gende...

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