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Q&A: Details about Hinckley and the insanity defense
When John Hinckley Jr. was found not guilty by reason of insanity in the 1981 assassination attempt of President Ronald Reagan, jurors left open the possibility that he would one day live outside a mental institution. For decades he's been receiving treatment at St. Elizabeths Hospital in Washington, D.C., and in 2003 a judge ordered Hinckley be allowed to start testing his freedom outside of the facility. For the past year, Hinckley has spent 17 days a month living with his mother in Willi...
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Wildfire near Southern California dam threatens 300 homes
CORONA, Calif. (AP) -- An out-of-control wildfire that broke out in a forested basin near a Southern California dam triggered the evacuation of about 300 homes late Saturday, authorities said....
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Reagan shooter finds rejection, indifference in future home
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) -- The last man to shoot an American president now spends most of the year in a house overlooking the 13th hole of a golf course in a gated community....
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Officials: 3 shot, injured at Delaware State cookout
DOVER, Del. (AP) -- Three people were shot and injured Saturday night at a cookout on the Delaware State University campus, officials said, and authorities are searching for the shooter....
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Tulsa reserve deputy's attorneys release training records
TULSA, Okla. (AP) -- Defense attorneys released some of the training records Saturday for a 73-year-old volunteer sheriff's deputy charged with manslaughter in the fatal shooting of an unarmed suspect in Oklahoma....
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Intervention by Alaska governor spares lives of bears
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- The lives of a black bear and four cubs that have been feasting on garbage in an Anchorage neighborhood will be spared after the governor on Saturday asked the state's fish and game commissioner whether they could be moved rather than shot....
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Thunderstorms cause power outages, flight delays in Texas
HOUSTON (AP) -- Storms packing winds approaching 90 mph are sweeping across parts of Texas and Oklahoma, causing widespread power outages in the Dallas area - including at a professional soccer game....
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Ohio woman's search for birth mother leads to co-worker
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) -- A 38-year-old woman's quest to find her birth mother ended in a surprising place - the company where she works....
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Last 2 Raiders give congressional medal to Ohio museum
CINCINNATI (AP) -- The last two "Doolittle Tokyo Raiders" presented the group's Congressional Gold Medal for permanent display at a the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force on Saturday, 73 years to the day after their daring bombing attack on Japan rallied Americans in World War II....
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Some victims of California explosion released from hospital
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) -- Pacific Gas & Electric Co. investigators were at the scene Saturday of a natural gas pipeline blast at a sheriff's gun range, as four of the 11 people injured in the explosion were released from the hospital....
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Ohio officer praised for restraint, refused to shoot suspect
NEW RICHMOND, Ohio (AP) -- An Ohio police officer is being praised for holding his fire even as a slaying suspect charged him, saying repeatedly, "shoot me."...
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Sheriff: Cannot yet arrest woman bragging of killing cat
HOUSTON (AP) -- A Texas sheriff said Saturday that he could not arrest and charge a veterinarian shown in a Facebook post bragging about killing a cat with a bow and arrow unless an investigation determines the picture of the dead cat is genuine....
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Man who went on 9-day killing spree in 1977 denied parole
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) -- A convicted California serial killer who went on a nine-day rampage that claimed the lives of four people has been denied parole and cannot reapply for seven years....
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Fla. Panhandle police: Man with gun fatally shot by officers
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) -- Authorities in Florida's Panhandle say a man has died after being shot by a police officer....
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Police: Officers kill man who charged at them near St. Louis
JENNINGS, Mo. (AP) -- Authorities said Saturday that police officers shot and killed a suburban St. Louis man after he charged at them with a knife....
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