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  • Boy, 2, fatally shot at Miami-Dade apartment complex
    (Miami-Dade Police Department) MIAMI  — Police say a 2-year-old boy sitting with his mother in the courtyard of a Florida apartment complex was fatally shot. The Miami Herald reports that the shooting occurred Friday night at the Arthur Mays Villas public housing complex in South Miami-Dade. Miami-Dade police say Carnelle Williams-Thomas was lying on the... Read more »
  • Man beheads wife, gets 52-year prison term
    WACO, Texas — A Central Texas man has been sentenced to 52 years in prison in the decapitation death of his wife. Prosecutors say 24-year-old Davie Dauzat pleaded guilty to murder on Friday in the August 2016 death of his wife, Natasha Dauzat. Authorities say the 21-year-old woman was stabbed dozens... Read more »
  • 407 bears killed during extended 2017 New Jersey bear hunt
    TRENTON, N.J. — State environmental officials say a total of 407 bears were killed during New Jersey’s extended bear hunt this year. reports that this year’s 16-day hunt was the longest of the 10 hunts held since 2003, when the state ended a three-decade moratorium on bear hunting. Hunters bagged 382 black bears... Read more »
  • NY expands programs for youth in Long Island to cut off MS-13 recruitment
    NEW YORK — Officials in New York plan to cut off MS-13 recruitment efforts with new programs for youth in at-risk areas. The $11.5 million plan will expand after-school programs and vocational training to “ensure that young people have better options available to them than joining a gang,” officials said. It will... Read more »
  • Bomb-detection units needed at transit hubs in wake of subway pipe bomb explosion, Sen. Schumer says
    ALBANY, N.Y. — U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer wants the Transportation Security Administration to speed up plans to equip transit hubs with screening devices that can detect suicide vests like the one that exploded in a New York City subway tunnel. Schumer says Sunday that the devices known as stand-off explosive detection... Read more »


  • Ex-wife of Lorenzen Wright charged with murder in 2010 death
    MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Authorities say the ex-wife of former NBA player Lorenzen Wright has been charged with first-degree murder in his death more than seven years ago. Lorenzen Wright #42 of the Memphis Grizzlies controls the ball against the New York Knicks during the game on December 7, 2004 at the... Read more »
  • Former teammates Jack Morris, Alan Trammell elected to the baseball Hall of Fame
    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Former Detroit Tigers teammates Jack Morris and Alan Trammell have been elected to the baseball Hall of Fame. Manager Alan Trammell #3 of the Detroit Tigers greets former player Jack Morris. (Photo by Tom Pidgeon/Getty Images) Morris and Trammell were chosen Sunday by a 16-man panel that... Read more »
  • Wrestler Rich Swann arrested, charged with battery of wife
    GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Wrestler Rich Swann is being held without bail in a Florida jail after he was arrested and charged with battery and false imprisonment. Wrestler Rich Swann is being held without bail in a Florida jail (Credit: Gainesville Police Dept.) Swann, who is 26 and a former WWE cruiserweight champion,... Read more »

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