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Inspector dies after recently evicted home explodes in Omaha
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- Authorities say a woman killed when a house in Omaha exploded was a property inspector sent to check its condition after a tenant was evicted....
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Evacuees return but huge California wildfire still raging
SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) -- Most of the roughly 20,000 evacuees forced out by a wildfire were cleared to go home, but firefighters still have huge work ahead Tuesday in taming a massive wildfire northwest of Los Angeles....
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Indianapolis officer shot, suspect dead after chase, gunfire
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Indianapolis police said one officer was shot and another suffered minor injuries when a suspect in a car chase opened fire on them. The suspect was later killed in an exchange of gunfire with police....
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The Latest: Indianapolis officer released from hospital
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- The Latest on two Indianapolis police officers injured and a suspect killed in a shootout (all times local):...
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Mom: Warning didn't keep slain son safe at Florida nightclub
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) -- Stephanie White clutched a stack of photos while sitting in a chair in her home. The television was on, loud, and turned to the local news. A story came on about the mass shooting at a nightclub that took her baby's life....
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Official investigate mom who livestreamed daughter's beating
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) -- Police in Georgia have turned over to child welfare authorities the case of a mother who took over her daughter's Facebook page and streamed a live video of herself beating the teen....
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Room heat blamed for problem prompting hotel evacuation
WARREN, Mich. (AP) -- Officials say the use of a heater in a Detroit-area hotel room raised carbon monoxide levels to a dangerous high, causing a couple and their dog to pass out and forcing the evacuation of the establishment....
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Virginia woman charged after dog left in hot car dies
FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) -- Police say a dog died after it was left in a hot car outside a northern Virginia pet store on a day when temperatures in the region hit 100 degrees....
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Miami mother tells court missing toddler is dead
MIAMI (AP) -- Miami police are continuing to search for a missing 2-year-old, even though the child's mother has told a judge that the child died....
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NYPD: Man with swords in both hands menaced people in park
NEW YORK (AP) -- New York City police say they had to use a stun gun to subdue a man who was menacing people at a Brooklyn park with swords in both hands....
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Prosecutors: Rod Blagojevich isn't 'deserving of leniency'
CHICAGO (AP) -- Federal prosecutors say statements that imprisoned former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich has made prove he isn't "deserving of leniency."...
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Nurse accused of stabbing autistic boy with needle 6 times
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- New Jersey officials say a nurse caught on videotape stabbing an autistic boy with a hypodermic needle to control his behavior has agreed to surrender her license during the investigation....
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Metal pole nearly impales South Florida girl in minivan
CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. (AP) -- A metal pole went through the windshield of a minivan that crashed through a fence in South Florida and narrowly missed hitting a 4-year-old girl sitting in a car seat....
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Police shooting of man with gun in boot deemed justified
CLEVELAND (AP) -- A prosecutor says two Cleveland park rangers were justified in fatally shooting an arrested man who fired at one of them with a gun he had stashed in his boot....
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Chief: Driver called in rant before crashing into cruisers
CUYAHOGA FALLS, Ohio (AP) -- An Ohio police chief says a man who crashed into multiple police cruisers over the weekend, injuring an officer, called in a rant about police before he started driving erratically....
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