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Sources: Navy May be Responsible for USS Fitzgerald Crash

US Navy guided missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald sails into its mother port US Naval Yokosuka Base, Kanagawa prefecture on June 17, 2017. (Kazuhiro Nogi/AFP/Getty Images)
US Navy guided missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald sails into its mother port US Naval Yokosuka Base, Kanagawa prefecture on June 17, 2017. (Kazuhiro Nogi/AFP/Getty Images)

Navy ship USS Fitzgerald was likely at fault when it collided with a Philippine-flagged cargo ship near Japan last month, two unnamed officials told CNN. The investigation...


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    Pa. Murderer Who Killed 4 Had 40 Prior Encounters With Police

    The main suspect charged in the recent killings of four young men in Pennsylvania had at least 40 prior encounters with local police in the... Read more

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    Tennessee Inmates to Get Reduced Jail Time in Exchange for Sterilization

    Prisoners in White County, Tennessee, can now get a 30-day reduction to their jail time if they agree to become sterilized via a free vasectomy... Read more

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    Chester Bennington’s final interview reveals hope amid deep depression

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    Sarah Huckabee Sanders Is Now White House Press Secretary

    Sarah Huckabee Sanders is now the White House press secretary, it was announced Friday. Sanders took over Sean Spicer’s role after he resigned the same... Read more

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    New Jersey Hiker Found Dead in White Mountains

    A New Jersey man who was last seen at the White Mountains Hostel in Conway, New Hampshire, on June 24 was found dead Thursday, July... Read more

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    Georgia Girl, 9, Reveals What Mother Said to Her Before Deadly Attack

    The daughter of a woman who is accused of killing her four children and husband in suburban Atlanta revealed what her mother said. Diana Romero,... Read more

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    Bag Laced With Moon Dust Bought for Under $1000 Sells for $1.8 Million

    A lucky collector who bought a bag from the Apollo 11 mission for $995 at a government auction sold it for $1.8 million at a Sotheby’s... Read more

  • A man walks by a “:now hiring” sign in the window of a fast food restaurant in New York City, on Aug. 7, 2012. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

    Two-Thirds of State’s Add More Jobs Under Trump Government

    Out of America’s 50 states, 33 have seen significant job increases from nonfarm jobs over the last year, according to recent data from the Bureau... Read more

  • Lindsey Early (Kentucky State Police)

    Woman Who Went Missing in Ohio River Found Alive

    A woman who disappeared while swimming in the Ohio River was found alive, local reports say. Lindsey Early, 32, of Cannelton, Indiana, disappeared while swimming... Read more

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    State Takes Children From Oregon Parents Claiming Their IQ is Too Low

    Amy Fabbrini and Eric Ziegler’s two sons were taken away from them before they could begin making memories as a family—all because the parents scored below... Read more

  • A makeshift memorial at Recreation Village Town Park near where the bodies of four young men were found in Central Islip, N.Y., on April 12, 2017. (Samira Bouaou/The Epoch Times)

    17 MS-13 Gang Members Arrested for Brutal Slayings on Long Island

    Seventeen Mara Salvatrucha, or MS-13, gang members were charged on July 19 with a dozen murders and other violent crimes committed on Long Island. Suffolk... Read more

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    Laptop Ban on Middle East Airplanes Over, Officials Say

    The laptop ban in cabins on planes flying from the Middle East to the United States is over, federal officials said Thursday, July 20. The... Read more

  • White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer speaks to reporters during an off-camera briefing in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House July 17, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

    Sean Spicer Resigns From White House Press Secretary Post: Report

    White House press secretary Sean Spicer resigned on Friday, July 21, according to unnamed sources who spoke to the New York Times and The Associated... Read more

  • Former Miss Kentucky USA Mia Hampton attends Rock Star Madness Band's Kenya Doll launch at Sylvia's on November 19, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Charles Norfleet/Getty Images)

    Former Miss Kentucky USA Indicted for Smuggling Pot Into Jail

    An Ohio grand jury indicted a former beauty pageant winner earlier this month for smuggling a small amount of marijuana into a prison for an inmate... Read more

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    Girl Bitten by Freshwater Fish at Lake, Resulting in Gruesome Injury

    A Minnesota girl is recovering after she was bitten by a large fish at Island Lake, north of Duluth, according to local media reports. Maren... Read more

  • President Donald Trump walks out with U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and Sean Spicer, White House press secretary (R) during a swearing in ceremony of White House senior staff in the East Room of the White House in Washington on Jan. 22, 2017. (Andrew Harrer-Pool/Getty Images)

    Trump: Spicer Resigning at White House, Scaramucci to Be Communications Chief

    WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump said in a statement on Friday that White House press secretary Sean Spicer was resigning as of August and that... Read more

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    Tennessee Inmates to Get Reduced Jail Time in Exchange for Sterilization

    Prisoners in White County, Tennessee, can now get a 30-day reduction to their jail time if they agree to become sterilized via a free vasectomy... Read more

  • Chester Bennington

    Chester Bennington’s final interview reveals hope amid deep depression

    A last interview with the late Linkin Park frontman, Chester Bennington reveals a sturdy yet struggling soul. He alluded to both his pains and triumphs... Read more

  • White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders speaks at the press briefing at the White House in Washington, DC, on June 27, 2017. (Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images)

    Sarah Huckabee Sanders Is Now White House Press Secretary

    Sarah Huckabee Sanders is now the White House press secretary, it was announced Friday. Sanders took over Sean Spicer’s role after he resigned the same... Read more

  • Gregory Auriemma. (New Jersey Sierra Club)

    New Jersey Hiker Found Dead in White Mountains

    A New Jersey man who was last seen at the White Mountains Hostel in Conway, New Hampshire, on June 24 was found dead Thursday, July... Read more

  • Caution tape around a home in Loganville, Georgia where four children and their father were found dead on July 6, 2016. (Courtesy of Gwinnett County Police)

    Georgia Girl, 9, Reveals What Mother Said to Her Before Deadly Attack

    The daughter of a woman who is accused of killing her four children and husband in suburban Atlanta revealed what her mother said. Diana Romero,... Read more

  • Astronaut Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin poses next to the U.S. flag July 20, 1969 on the moon during the Apollo 11 mission. (Photo by NASA/Liaison)

    Bag Laced With Moon Dust Bought for Under $1000 Sells for $1.8 Million

    A lucky collector who bought a bag from the Apollo 11 mission for $995 at a government auction sold it for $1.8 million at a Sotheby’s... Read more

  • A man walks by a “:now hiring” sign in the window of a fast food restaurant in New York City, on Aug. 7, 2012. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

    Two-Thirds of State’s Add More Jobs Under Trump Government

    Out of America’s 50 states, 33 have seen significant job increases from nonfarm jobs over the last year, according to recent data from the Bureau... Read more

  • Lindsey Early (Kentucky State Police)

    Woman Who Went Missing in Ohio River Found Alive

    A woman who disappeared while swimming in the Ohio River was found alive, local reports say. Lindsey Early, 32, of Cannelton, Indiana, disappeared while swimming... Read more

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    State Takes Children From Oregon Parents Claiming Their IQ is Too Low

    Amy Fabbrini and Eric Ziegler’s two sons were taken away from them before they could begin making memories as a family—all because the parents scored below... Read more

  • A makeshift memorial at Recreation Village Town Park near where the bodies of four young men were found in Central Islip, N.Y., on April 12, 2017. (Samira Bouaou/The Epoch Times)

    17 MS-13 Gang Members Arrested for Brutal Slayings on Long Island

    Seventeen Mara Salvatrucha, or MS-13, gang members were charged on July 19 with a dozen murders and other violent crimes committed on Long Island. Suffolk... Read more

  • Guests try out the wireless connection to the Internet on their laptops (STR/AFP/Getty Images)

    Laptop Ban on Middle East Airplanes Over, Officials Say

    The laptop ban in cabins on planes flying from the Middle East to the United States is over, federal officials said Thursday, July 20. The... Read more

  • White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer speaks to reporters during an off-camera briefing in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House July 17, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

    Sean Spicer Resigns From White House Press Secretary Post: Report

    White House press secretary Sean Spicer resigned on Friday, July 21, according to unnamed sources who spoke to the New York Times and The Associated... Read more

  • Maren Kesselhon (Facebook)

    Girl Bitten by Freshwater Fish at Lake, Resulting in Gruesome Injury

    A Minnesota girl is recovering after she was bitten by a large fish at Island Lake, north of Duluth, according to local media reports. Maren... Read more

  • South Korean soldiers stand guard at the border village of Panmunjom between South and North Korea at the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) on February 27, 2013 in South Korea.
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    US Plans to Ban Entry Into North Korea for American Citizens

    Two tour agencies that act in North Korea were given the news that the United States will soon implement a ban on all visits to... Read more

  • A newborn American baby was held “hostage” by a hospital in Cancun, Mexico, before he was released back to his family, triggering an international outcry. (GoFundMe)

    American Baby Held ‘Medical Hostage’ in Mexico Is Released

    A newborn American baby was held “hostage” by a hospital in Cancún, Mexico, before he was released back to his family, triggering an international outcry... Read more

  • Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-Fla.) condemns the persecution of Falun Gong practitioners in China and its massive live organ harvesting of nonconsenting persons. The rally was on the West Lawn of the Capitol, July 20. (Lisa Fan/ Epoch Times)

    Congress Members Speak with Conviction and Eloquence at Capitol Falun Gong Rally

    WASHINGTON—On a blistering hot day in front of the U.S. Capitol, several members of Congress, the chairman of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom,... Read more

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    Florida Teens Recorded, Laughed as Man Drowned

    Florida teens who apparently watched a man drown before he turned up dead later will not be charged. In a 2-minute long video (Warning: disturbing),... Read more

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    2 of 6 Teens Missing From African Robotics Team Found in Canada, Police Say

    Two of the six African teenagers who went missing at the Washington international robotics competition this week were seen crossing into Canada and are safe,... Read more

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    Falun Gong Marks 18 Years of Persecution in Washington DC Parade

    WASHINGTON—In the early afternoon of July 20, over 1,000 practitioners and supporters of the Falun Gong spiritual discipline held a parade to protest 18 years... Read more

  • A Border Patrol agent on the lookout for illegal aliens crossing the Rio Grande from Mexico into Texas as the sun sets in the city of Roma on May 31. (Benjamin Chasteen/The Epoch Times)

    As Illegal Crossings Decline, New Focus for Border Patrol

    ROMA, Texas—Go to the observation deck by the bird sanctuary at the Roma bluffs, we’re told. At sunset, overlooking the Rio Grande, you will see... Read more

  • The FBI seal is seen outside the headquarters building in Washington, on July 5, 2016. 
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    Former FBI Agent Explains the Problems of Politicized Law Enforcement

    The image of the FBI has been tarnished over the last several months, as political interests overshadowed its traditions of independence and integrity. Former FBI... Read more

  • Eric Trump attends the opening Trump Turnberry's new golf course the King Robert The Bruce course on June 28, 2017 in Turnberry, Scotland.  (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

    Eric Trump Shows Brotherly Love for Donald Trump Jr. After Russia Emails Release

    Eric Trump has come to the aid of his brother amid the release of emails. In a tweet that contained a link to a radio... Read more

  • Adama Lee Bah, 22, in the Financial District of Manhattan on June 26, 2017. Bah, originally from Guinea, was 7 when she was forced to undergo female genital mutilation and she now works to help end the practice. (Benjamin Chasteen/The Epoch Times

    200 Million Women and Girls Forced to Live With Female Genital Mutilation

    NEW YORK—Don’t call Adama Lee Bah a victim. She is most definitely a survivor. Not only that, she is thriving. At age 7, in her... Read more

  • Bakari Henderson

    American Beaten to Death in Greece Because He Put Drink on Wrong Table

    New information and interviews with friends of the American beaten to death in Greece are slowly bringing more information to light about what lead to... Read more

  • Border Patrol agents on their mustangs are training to become horse patrol agents in Edinburg, Texas, on May 26, 2017. (Benjamin Chasteen/The Epoch Times)

    Using Horsepower on the Southern Border

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    In Battle Against MS-13, Focus Shifts to Unaccompanied Minors

    MISSION, Texas—The Border Patrol truck brakes as three figures walk up the dirt road, clutching water bottles. A 15-year-old girl and her 11-year-old cousin from... Read more

  • Pamela Taylor, who has lived in the same home since 1946, is in her yard in Brownsville, Texas, on June 1, 2017. (Benjamin Chasteen/The Epoch Times)

    Life on the Southern Border

    McALLEN, Texas—Stepping out of the air-conditioned car is like facing the blast of a thousand fan heaters. The trickling sweat—like an overflow valve—can somehow reassure... Read more

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    Remembering the Victims of Communism—for Them, and for Us

    WASHINGTON—The power of memory—to honor, to console, to teach, and to warn—was evoked on the morning of June 9 at the award and wreath-laying ceremonies... Read more

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    Fast Fashion Fills Waterways With Plastic Microfibers

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  • The Force Blue veterans embark on their first deployment to the Cayman Islands to help restore coral reefs in May 2017. (Courtesy of Working Pictures)

    Special Ops Veterans Become Guardians of the Sea

    NEW YORK—A human with a purpose is a beautiful thing. A group of highly trained combat veterans with a mission is truly astounding. Enter Force... Read more

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    We’re All Environmentalists Now

    The days when political lines could be drawn in terms of where one stood on the environment are over. Everybody wants cleaner air, open spaces, vibrant... Read more

  • World War II veteran Lloyd Walker at the Veterans War Memorial of Texas in McAllen, Texas, on May 29, 2017. (Benjamin Chasteen/The Epoch Times)

    Texas WWII Veterans on God, Patriotism, and War

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  • Marc Ruskin outside the federal building in Manhattan on May 19. Ruskin's new book, "The Pretender," delves into his 27 years as an FBI agent, most spent as an undervocer operative. (Benjamin Chasteen/The Epoch Times)

    Marc Ruskin and the Pursuit of Becoming the FBI’s Best Spy

    NEW YORK—Alex Perez was a fugitive from Miami, up for any criminal activity at the right price. He sported a long ponytail, with the appropriate... Read more

  • Military veteran Kevin Tillman, a rescue operative in the child exploitation and human trafficking unit for ICE Homeland Security Investigations in New York on April 26, 2017. (Samira Bouaou/The Epoch Times)

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    NEW YORK—Kevin Tillman doesn’t consider himself a hero. But to many young girls and boys, he is their champion, an unsung hero in a dark... Read more

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    Why Are Children Throwing Away School Lunches?

    With a hint of a hyperbole, Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue moved this week to “make school meals great again,” somewhat relaxing dietary regulations imposed by the... Read more

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  • White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer speaks to reporters during an off-camera briefing in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House July 17, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

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  • FBI director nominee Christopher Wray is sworn in during his confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee July 12, 2017 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

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  • Fighters from the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) sit atop an armoured personnel carrier on the outskirts of the town of al-Shadadi in the northeastern Syrian province of Hasakeh, on February 19, 2016. (DELIL SOULEIMAN/AFP/Getty Images)

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  • Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly speaks during a news conference April 26, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

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  • President Donald Trump speaks while flanked by US Vice President Mike Pence during the first meeting of the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building, on July 19, 2017 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

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  • Rep. Diane Black (R-TN) announces the 2018 budget blueprint during a press conference on Capitol Hill in Washington on July 18, 2017. (REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein)

    House Republican 2018 Budget Ties Tax Reform to Spending Cuts

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  • Former Republican Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert leaves the Dirksen Federal Courthouse following his  arraignment on June 9, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

    Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert Transferred out of Prison to Halfway House

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  • US Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (C), Republican of Kentucky, speaks alongside Republican Senate leadership to the press about the vote for Neil Gorsuch to serve on the Supreme Court, at the US Capitol in Washington on April 4, 2017. (SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

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  • US President Donald Trump smiles during a joint press conference with  South Korean President Moon Jae-in in the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington, DC, on June 30, 2017.  (JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

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  • President Donald Trump acknowledges the patrons in the clubhouse as he leaves the U.S. Women's Open round two at Trump National Golf Course in Bedminster, N.J., on July 14, 2017. (Elsa/Getty Images)

    Trump Picks Lawyer Ty Cobb to Handle Russia-related Inquiries

    The White House announced on Saturday that Ty Cobb will join the administration as special counsel, with sources telling Reuters and Bloomberg that he will be handling... Read more

  • President Donald Trump acknowledges the patrons in the clubhouse as he leaves the U.S. Women's Open round two at Trump National Golf Course in Bedminster, N.J., on July 14, 2017. (Elsa/Getty Images)

    Trump Picks Lawyer Ty Cobb to Handle Russia Probe

    President Donald Trump announced in a statement on Saturday that veteran Washington lawyer Ty Cobb will serve as special counsel, and sources familiar with the... Read more

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    Former Ohio congressman Dennis Kucinich, a Democrat, on Friday said there was nothing suspicious or controversial about the meeting between Donald Trump Jr. and a... Read more

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  • President Donald Trump (L) shakes hands with French president Emmanuel Macron at the Elysee Palace in paris on July 13. (KEVIN LAMARQUE/AFP/Getty Images)

    President Trump Defends Son’s Decision to Accept Meeting With Russian Lawyer

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    Kid Rock Teases Potential Bid for US Senate Seat

    Kid Rock, the “Bawitdaba” and “Cowboy” rapper, is apparently running for the U.S. Senate. Rock, whose birth name is Robert James Ritchie, wrote on his website,... Read more

  • Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya in Moscow on Nov. 8, 2016. (YURY MARTYANOV/AFP/Getty Images)

    Senator Asks Why Russian Attorney Was Allowed to Come to US Without Visa

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  • Hillary Clinton speaks during a campaign rally at the Pasco-Hernando State College in Dade City, Florida, on November 1, 2016. 
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    FBI Document Dump Reveals Flawed Investigation Into Clinton Probe

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    ‘Morning Joe’ Scarborough Leaves GOP

    Former GOP Congressman Joe Scarborough, the current host of “Morning Joe,” said that he’s leaving the Republican party to be an independent. On the CBS “Late... Read more

  • Bucks County District Attorney's Office photos show L-R, top row: Dean Finocchiaro, 18, and Tom Meo, 21, L-R bottom row: Jimi Patrick, 19, and Mark Sturgis, 22. (Bucks County District Attorney's Office/Handout Via Reuters)

    Pa. Murderer Who Killed 4 Had 40 Prior Encounters With Police

    The main suspect charged in the recent killings of four young men in Pennsylvania had at least 40 prior encounters with local police in the... Read more

  • Former Miss Kentucky USA Mia Hampton attends Rock Star Madness Band's Kenya Doll launch at Sylvia's on November 19, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Charles Norfleet/Getty Images)

    Former Miss Kentucky USA Indicted for Smuggling Pot Into Jail

    An Ohio grand jury indicted a former beauty pageant winner earlier this month for smuggling a small amount of marijuana into a prison for an inmate... Read more

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    Court Orders Man to Pay Child Support for a Daughter Who Isn’t His

    A Houston court has ordered a man to pay $65,000 in child support for a child whose DNA he doesn’t share, ABC News reported on... Read more

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  • Baltimore City State's Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby announces that criminal charges will be filed against Baltimore police officers in the death of Freddie Gray on May 1, 2015 in Baltimore, Maryland.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

    Baltimore Police Body Cam of Officer Planting Drugs Just a Fraction of the Footage, Says State’s Attorney

     Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby said that her office has obtained footage from 10 body cameras (body cam) from the case involving the planting... Read more

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  • Yvette Felarca of Oakland speaks to the crowd on the second night of demonstrations following a Staten Island, New York grand jury's decision not to indict a police officer in the chokehold death of Eric Garner on December 4, 2014 in Oakland, California.  (Elijah Nouvelage/Getty Images)

    Antifa Leader Arrested Over 2016 Sacramento Riots

    Californian authorities on Wednesday announced the arrest of Yvonne Felarca (also known as Yvette Felarca), a widely-known leader of a violent “anti-fascist” group in the... Read more

  • A McDonald's sign is seen on the outside of a restaurant as the companies stock price reached record territory on April 25, 2017 in Miami, Florida.  The company continues to beat expectations and credits changes to its menu and other new initiatives it has launched.  (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

    McDonald’s Employee Refused to Serve Uniformed Officer: ‘I Ain’t Servin’ No Police’

    A McDonald’s employee in Virginia refused to serve a uniformed police officer telling him “I ain’t servin’ no police,” Richmond.com reported. Scott Naff, an officer... Read more

  • L: Justine Damond, also known as Justine Ruszczyk, from Sydney, is seen in this 2015 photo released by Stephen Govel Photography in New York, U.S., on July 17, 2017. (Stephen Govel Photography/Handout via Reuters); R: Minneapolis Police Department Officer Mohamed Noor. (City of Minneapolis Ward 8 Update Newsletter)

    Police Look for Cyclist Who Witnessed Police Officer Shooting

    Investigators are looking for a cyclist who allegedly witnessed a Minneapolis police officer fatally shoot an Australian woman on Saturday, July 15. Officers Matthew Harrity and... Read more

  • JetBlue plane on the tarmac June 19, 2001 at the Ft. Lauderdale/Hollywood International airport in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

    Jetblue Kicks Family Off Flight After Heated Exchange With Manager

    A mother and father claimed they were removed from a JetBlue flight for no reason and banned from the airline, after a heated confrontation with... Read more

  • L: Justine Damond, also known as Justine Ruszczyk, from Sydney, is seen in this 2015 photo released by Stephen Govel Photography in New York, U.S., on July 17, 2017. (Stephen Govel Photography/Handout via Reuters); R: Minneapolis Police Department Officer Mohamed Noor. (City of Minneapolis Ward 8 Update Newsletter)

    Minneapolis Police Shooting Australian Woman: Officer Describes What Happened

    After a Minneapolis police officer fatally shot Australian woman on Saturday, July 15, another officer on scene described what happened to investigators. Officers Matthew Harrity... Read more

  • L: Justine Damond, also known as Justine Ruszczyk, from Sydney, is seen in this 2015 photo released by Stephen Govel Photography in New York, U.S., on July 17, 2017. (Stephen Govel Photography/Handout via Reuters); R: Minneapolis Police Department Officer Mohamed Noor. (City of Minneapolis Ward 8 Update Newsletter)

    Minneapolis Police Shooting Australian Woman: More Details From Police Radio, Officer’s Statement, Medical Examiner

    More details emerge in the case of a Minneapolis police officer shooting an Australian woman, after she called 911 reporting a possible assault on Saturday,... Read more

  • Police investigate the murder of a young man found shot to death in the back seat of a bullet-riddled car on June 30, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

    Anti-violence Activist and 10-Year-Old Among Victims of Deadly Weekend in Chicago

    Eleven people were killed and 45 wounded in shootings between Friday afternoon and Monday morning in Chicago, including a 10-year-old and a man leading an... Read more

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    Police Release Sketch of Suspect in Double Murder of Indiana Girls

    Indiana state police released a composite sketch of the suspect who they believe killed two teenage girls in February as they hiked in the wilderness near their... Read more

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    3-Year-Old Boy Dies After Being Left in Hot Car at Las Vegas Resort

    A toddler has died after being left in a hot car during the brutal summer heat of Las Vegas—another addition to the growing list of hot-car deaths,... Read more

  • (Venturelli Luca/shutterstock)

    Texting Driver Kills 2 Teen Girls, According to Authorities

    An Ohio woman was texting and driving when she hit and killed two 14-year-old girls with her car and critically injured a 15-year-old boy. Natasha... Read more

  • AbbieGail Smith was found dead on morning of July 13, 2017. (Keansburg Police Department)

    Slain 11-Year-Old’s Mom to Accused Killer: ‘I hope you rot in jail!’

    The mother of an 11-year-old girl who was stabbed to death cried out in anguish at her suspected killer during a court appearance on Friday. “I... Read more

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    Mother Found Dead With 2 Kids Killed Another Woman Hours Earlier

    A mother who was found dead in a car in South Carolina alongside the bodies of her two children had killed another woman hours earlier... Read more

  • (Salem Police)

    Mass. Man Charged With 12th Drunken Driving Offense

    A Massachusetts man did not learn his lesson after more than a decade in jail for a drunken driving-related crime—he has now been charged with his 12th... Read more

  • The FBI seal outside their headquarters in Washington.  (YURI GRIPAS/AFP/Getty Images)

    U.S. Soldier Held by FBI for Terrorism Suffers Mental Illness: Lawyer

    The U.S. Army sergeant being held on terrorism charges in Hawaii suffers from mental illness that the FBI exploited during an undercover operation to arrest... Read more

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