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October 24, 2015

2 Georgia Deputies Shot, Suspect Killed in Shootout

Authorities in Georgia have confirmed that two deputies were shot responding to a dispute Saturday. The incident happened as Pickens County deputies responded to a domestic dispute where a man with a gun came out of a home in Talking... Continue Reading →

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Judge Darcel Clark to Become Next Bronx District Attorney

The shoo-in to become the next Bronx District Attorney says she is unafraid to tackle corruption — even within the political party that placed her on the ballot. “I’m willing to look at anybody and everybody,” Darcel Clark, the clear... Continue Reading →

Michigan Man Who Threatened to Rob Mother Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison

A Michigan man, who police say twice threatened family members with a gun, was sentenced to prison Thursday. Brandon Oneal Gale, who declined to make a statement, was sentenced in Livingston County Circuit Court to three to 15 years for... Continue Reading →

Black Churches in Savannah, GA, Call for Action After Video Surfaces of Mayor’s Sign Being Burned

After a video showing students burning Mayor Edna Jackson’s campaign sign surfaced, pastors and leaders of several local black churches want answers. They are calling for the school board and superintendent to make a statement. They say even though this... Continue Reading →

Lawsuit Claims California Church and School District Didn’t Take Proper Steps to Deter Child Sex Abuse

A teen and his mother are seeking more than $25,000 in damages based on allegations in a lawsuit filed last week that a San Ramon school district and an Alamo church failed to deter child molestation by reporting it to... Continue Reading →

Cincinnati Church, New Prospect Baptist, Votes Unanimously Against Selling Land to City

One of 16 projects proposed to be completed with dollars raised by a permanent parks levy is now a scratch. Voting members of New Prospect Baptist Church in Roselawn unanimously decided Thursday evening not to sell the majority of their church property to... Continue Reading →

Gun Owners and Law Enforcement Sue City of Los Angeles Over Ban on High-capacity Magazines

Gun owners and California law enforcement officers have filed a lawsuit against the city of Los Angeles, claiming its ban on high-capacity magazines violates existing state regulations.  Gun owners face a Nov. 18 deadline to give up magazines that contain... Continue Reading →

2 Virginia Students Accused of Plotting Shooting Spree at High School

Two male students in Virginia have been arrested and accused of plotting an attack at their high school, law enforcement officials said Saturday. The teens were planning to call in a bomb threat at Riverbend High School in Fredericksburg, which... Continue Reading →

Texas Pounded by Torrential Rain — Up to 20 Inches in Some Locations

Much of Texas was deluged Saturday by pounding, relentless rains -- up to 20 inches, in some locales -- causing dangerous flooding that washed away cars, a train and, possibly, one person. And there's the possibility of more rain, with... Continue Reading →

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