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Body of 7-year-old boy found a week after he went missing from home in Alaska

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Tanasia Kenney The Charlotte Observer The sweeping search for a 7-year-old boy who disappeared from his Alaska home more than a week ago came to a tragic end over the weekend, according to state authorities. The body of Sawyer Cipolla was found Sunday, May 15, around 12:30 p.m. near Pillar Mountain in Kodiak, Alaska State Troopers said in a news release. There were no signs of foul […]

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Boy accused of racism after showing up at neighbors with a whip in Texas

1 day 16 hours ago

A young kid in Texas is in trouble for bringing a whip to his neighbor's home, demanding their daughter come out. “This kid comes to my door with a whip looking for my 9-year-old daughter, then puts a big ass scratch on our Audi,” the girl's mother wrote of the encounter, which took place in […]

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Authorities say Laguna Woods shooting was a hate crime by a Chinese immigrant who hated Taiwanese

1 day 20 hours ago

The man accused of shooting at least one handgun at parishioners inside a Laguna Woods church on Sunday — killing one and injuring five others — is David Wenwei Chou, a 68-year-old Las Vegas resident, a law enforcement official said on Monday, May 16.

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Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot imposes curfew for unaccompanied minors following another fatal shooting

1 day 21 hours ago

The 17-year-old boy who was arrested immediately after the fatal shooting of Seandell Holliday, 16, at The Bean in Millennium Park Saturday night has been charged in connection Holliday’s death, Chicago police said.

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Security guard Victoria Tune accused of helping 3 juvenile inmates escape Louisiana Youth Center

2 days 19 hours ago

Three teenagers who escaped from a juvenile detention center in Louisiana early Saturday morning were re-captured just after midnight Sunday after police tracked down their getaway car, driven by the security guard who allegedly helped them make a run for it.

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Suspect shot and killed by police after crashing van into school in Florida

4 days 17 hours ago

Angie DiMichele South Florida Sun Sentinel FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — A person driving a van erratically crashed through the gates onto the campus of the Dreyfoos School of the Arts about noon in downtown West Palm Beach, where he was shot and killed by police. The suspect fled after the crash and ran into a […]

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Convicted murderer escapes prison bus after allegedly attacking officer, manhunt underway

4 days 23 hours ago

The Monitor, McAllen, Texas Multiple law enforcement agencies are searching for a man convicted for capital murder in Hidalgo County who escaped custody on Thursday while being transported from a state facility in west Texas. Gonzalo Lopez, 46, assaulted a corrections officer on a transport bus and fled from the vehicle in Leon County, according to information from the Texas […]

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School resource officer dies from a medical emergency on duty two months before retirement

6 days 22 hours ago

Josie Albertson-Grove The New Hampshire Union Leader, Manchester The Hillsborough police officer who served as the school resource officer at Hillsboro-Deering High School died after a medical emergency he suffered while on duty Tuesday at the high school, according to the police chief, less than two months before he had planned to retire. Officer Rory Bohanan had been a […]

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New questions arise after audio of Vicky White's last moments released, Casey White returns to prison, emotionless

6 days 23 hours ago

Capital murder suspect Casey Cole White was returned to Alabama Tuesday night, saying nothing to a gaggle of shouting reporters as he entered, and later exited, the Lauderdale County courthouse.

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Police chief shot while trying to arrest a suspect in Iowa

1 week ago

A chief of police in Iowa was shot during a struggle with a suspect Tuesday morning. Perry Police Chief Eric Vaughn was transported to a local hospital via air ambulance with non-life-threatening injuries. The incident began when Perry police responded to a shooting just before 5 a.m., according to KCCI. The suspect, identified as Jeremiah […]

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Woman in custody after firing multiple shots at school bus in Georgia

1 week ago

Chelsea Prince The Atlanta Journal-Constitution ATLANTA — From inside her Suwanee home Monday morning, the 12 loud pops she heard didn’t register as gunshots. The Riverside Elementary School parent, as she does most mornings, had just put her kindergartner on the school bus and returned to her home in the Highlands at Bridgegate subdivision, a […]

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