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3 held, including teen, in triple killings in California
FULLERTON, Calif. (AP) -- Police arrested three people, including a 17-year-old girl, on suspicion of killing a couple and their friend inside a Southern California home over the weekend....
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Charlotte ends curfew imposed after man shot by police
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Charlotte lifted its midnight curfew, signaling movement toward normalcy after a state of emergency was imposed after the shooting death of a black man by police last week that brought National Guard troops and armored vehicles to downtown street corners....
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Quotations in the News
"Arnold transcended the game of golf. He was more than a golfer or even great golfer. He was an icon. He was a legend. Arnold was someone who was a pioneer in his sport." - Jack Nicklaus on the passing of Arnold Palmer at 87....
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Massachusetts police worker, family members ID'd in fire
GREENFIELD, Mass. (AP) -- Authorities have identified a longtime Massachusetts State Police worker killed in a fire over the weekend along with three of his family members, including a 5-year-old....
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Things to Know about deadly shootings at mall in Washington
BURLINGTON, Wash. (AP) -- Authorities have been investigating the background and possible motive of the suspect arrested in the slayings of five people in the makeup department of a Macy's store at a mall north of Seattle. Here are things to know about the shooting and the investigation:...
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Mall shooting suspect: 'Creepy,' multiple arrests, disputes
OAK HARBOR, Wash. (AP) -- The 20-year-old man suspected of killing five people with a rifle at a Macy's makeup counter was described by a neighbor as so "creepy, rude and obnoxious" that she kept a Taser by her front door. He also had a string of run-ins with the law in recent years, including charges he assaulted his stepfather....
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Dallas police and fire pension in crisis, retirees concerned
DALLAS (AP) -- Still recovering from the July sniper attack that left five law enforcement officers dead, the Dallas Police Department is facing a new crisis as its pension fund approaches insolvency and scores of officers, including Chief David Brown, announce unexpected retirements....
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Goodbye to homework for some elementary schools and classes
SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) -- Guess what, kids? No homework. Really. All year....
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Man shot near popular Chicago tourist destination dies
CHICAGO (AP) -- A man has died after being shot near Millennium Park, one of Chicago's most popular tourist destinations....
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Old graves to be exhumed in effort to ID homicide victims
WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) -- Working with state police, an anthropologist will lead a team exhuming the bodies of four unidentified homicide victims in northeastern Pennsylvania, including a woman who'd been doused in sulfuric acid and a newborn boy....
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Woman wins rural Ohio bowling alley's $3.4M raffle jackpot
GARRETTSVILLE, Ohio (AP) -- Organizers of a rural Ohio bowling alley's weekly raffle that has drawn huge crowds in recent weeks say a woman has won more than $3 million....
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Mall victims include teen, probation officer, Boeing worker
SEATTLE (AP) -- Five people died in the shooting at a Macy's store in a mall north of Seattle. Authorities do not plan to make their identities public until Tuesday, but details about three of the victims have been reported by Washington state media. Here's what is known about them:...
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Police: 5 shot, 1 dead, after fight at Illinois campus party
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- One man was killed and four other people were wounded in a pair of shootings early Sunday, including one that happened on the University of Illinois campus....
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10 Things to Know for Monday
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday:...
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California wildfire in Sonoma County sends residents fleeing
CLOVERDALE, Calif. (AP) -- A wildfire that erupted amid hot, dry conditions and gusty winds in Sonoma County north of San Francisco has sent about 90 people fleeing from their homes....
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