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Aiken man sentenced to 19 years stemming from 2019 home invasion
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  • 2021-05-14 23:48:00Z

May 14-An Aiken man was sentenced Friday to 19 years in prison due to his involvement in a 2019 home invasion. Christopher Lee Sanders, of Aiken, was found guilty of first-degree burglary, armed robbery and possession of a weapon during the commission of a violent crime. The incident in question occurred on Oct. 11, 2019, when deputies responded to a home off Reynolds Pond Road in reference to ...

Walmart to allow vaccinated shoppers, workers to go maskless
Walmart to allow vaccinated shoppers, workers to go maskless
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  • 2021-05-14 23:40:59Z

Walmart, the world's largest retailer, said Friday that it won't require vaccinated shoppers or workers to wear a mask in its U.S. stores unless state or...

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Teen's body found in abandoned Kentucky home. Man charged in connection with her death.
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  • 2021-05-14 23:39:34Z

The body of a 19-year-old woman was found in an abandoned home in Perry County, and a man has been charged in connection with her death.

Appeals court upholds $25M award in Monsanto cancer case
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  • 2021-05-14 23:37:50Z

A federal appeals court on Friday upheld a $25 million award against agribusiness giant Monsanto Co. in a lawsuit that alleged a California man developed...

Former Pecos assistant coach indicted on sex crime charges
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  • 2021-05-14 23:35:00Z

May 14-A federal grand jury had indicted former Pecos assistant boys basketball coach Joshua Rico on five felony counts of inciting a minor to engage in...

Over 85 Asian and LGBTQ Groups Band Together to Oppose COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act
Over 85 Asian and LGBTQ Groups Band Together to Oppose COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act
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  • 2021-05-14 23:34:05Z

More than 85 Asian and LGBTQ organizations have expressed their opposition to the COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act, claiming that the legislation relies on "anti...

Mankato man charged with criminal sexual conduct
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  • 2021-05-14 23:34:00Z

May 14-MANKATO - A 30-year-old Mankato man is facing criminal charges for allegedly having sex with a 12-year-old girl. Samuel Chester Hopp was charged with ...

Juvenile escapee crashes pickup
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  • 2021-05-14 23:34:00Z

May 14-NEW ULM - A St. Peter teen allegedly escaped the from the Brown County detox center, stole a truck, fled from police going nearly 100 mph and crashed....

Man suspected in thefts in Waseca, Le Sueur counties
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  • 2021-05-14 23:34:00Z

May 14-A man is charged in alleged vehicle thefts near Waseca and Montgomery, and authorities are investigating if he was involved in additional thefts in Le...

Updated: Two jailed after shooting at 15th and Walnut streets
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  • 2021-05-14 23:20:00Z

May 14-Update, 4:15 p.m.: Two Terre Haute teens face charges of aggravated battery and robbery in connection with a shooting Friday afternoon at 15th and...

Adult, juvenile arrested in connection with pursuit
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  • 2021-05-14 23:20:00Z

May 14-An adult wanted in connection with a recent armed robbery now faces an attempted murder charge following a police pursuit early Friday that ended in...

3 arrested in pursuit, shots fired at police
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  • 2021-05-14 23:20:00Z

May 14-UPDATED at 10:55 a.m. - Three people have been arrested in connection with gunfire directed at city police during a pursuit early today. Terre Haute...

Three Valdosta men indicted in Adel slaying
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  • 2021-05-14 23:17:00Z

May 14-ADEL - Three Valdosta men were indicted for felony murder by a Cook County grand jury this week in a 2019 shooting at a prom party here. Dashay Antwan...

Charges dropped against hate group member. Pro-Nazi ties never raised in Miami court
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  • 2021-05-14 23:16:11Z

Charges have been dismissed against a member of hate group who was arrested in Miami after riding around downtown in a van scrawled with pro-Nazi, anti...

High Point man killed in Greensboro
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  • 2021-05-14 23:16:00Z

May 14-GUILFORD COUNTY - A 19-year-old High Point man was killed in a shooting in a residential area of Greensboro that happened late Thursday afternoon...

Nicki Minaj breaks silence on dad
Nicki Minaj breaks silence on dad's death: 'Most devastating loss of my life'
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  • 2021-05-14 23:13:00Z

Three months after her father was struck and killed by a driver in New York, Nick Minaj is finally breaking her silence over his death. Along with it came a...

Jury acquits 19-year-old accused of shooting St. Cloud officer in hand
Jury acquits 19-year-old accused of shooting St. Cloud officer in hand
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  • 2021-05-14 23:11:00Z

ST. CLOUD - A Stearns County District Court jury on Friday acquitted a 19-year-old man accused of shooting a St. Cloud officer in the hand during a scuffle...

Changes needed after Jamal Sutherland
Changes needed after Jamal Sutherland's in-custody death, Charleston County sheriff says
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  • 2021-05-14 23:07:23Z

A Charleston councilman plans to call for the sheriff's resignation.

Police track capital murder suspect through surveillance cameras
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  • 2021-05-14 23:04:00Z

May 14-One capital murder suspect was in jail and another was at large late Friday after Decatur police used surveillance cameras and an anonymous tip in...

Kansas City police seeking man accused of drive-by indecent exposures
Kansas City police seeking man accused of drive-by indecent exposures
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  • 2021-05-14 23:01:20Z

Two separate reports were made Tuesday morning by women walking in the Brookside and Waldo neighborhoods, police said.

DA identifies backyard Lawrence shooting victim
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  • 2021-05-14 22:50:00Z

May 14-LAWRENCE - A shooting victim found dead in a backyard Friday morning has been identified as a 25-year-old Lawrence man. Edward Javier was pronounced...

Cameroon sentences trans women to 5 years in prison for
Cameroon sentences trans women to 5 years in prison for 'attempted homosexuality'
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  • 2021-05-14 22:49:00Z

Cameroon is one of 30 African countries where homosexuality is illegal. Two transgender women in Cameroon were sentenced to five years in prison this week...

Three arrested in connection to Millyard brawl in April
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  • 2021-05-14 22:48:00Z

May 14-Manchester police have made three arrests in connection to a Millyard incident last month when a man was shot after allegedly hitting several people...

City where Daunte Wright shot to vote on policing changes
City where Daunte Wright shot to vote on policing changes
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  • 2021-05-14 22:47:30Z

Leaders in the Minneapolis suburb where a police officer fatally shot Daunte Wright during a traffic stop in April are expected to vote Saturday on a...

Mental Illness is
Mental Illness is 'Common Denominator' in Some Anti-Asian Attacks, NYPD Task Force Chief Says
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  • 2021-05-14 22:47:24Z

Mental illness is the "common denominator" in some of the attacks against Asian Americans in New York, said Inspector Tommy Ng, commander of the city's Asian...

Man charged with assaulting woman at Portland bus stop
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  • 2021-05-14 22:46:00Z

May 14-A Portland man is facing multiple charges after police say he assaulted a woman while displaying a handgun as they waited for a bus on Riverside...

Judge sets three former Minneapolis officers' federal civil rights trial for August
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  • 2021-05-14 22:40:00Z

A federal trial is scheduled to begin Aug. 2 for three former Minneapolis police officers charged with abusing their positions of authority to violate George...

Child reported abducted during alleged crime found safe with family, Irving police say
Child reported abducted during alleged crime found safe with family, Irving police say
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  • 2021-05-14 22:38:01Z

A woman called 911 and told Irving police someone had taken her child. It turned out to be the child's father.

Virginia police lieutenant fired for donating to Kyle Rittenhouse fundraiser seeking due process
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  • 2021-05-14 22:34:17Z

The Virginia police lieutenant who was fired from the department in April after anonymously donating to a fundraiser to benefit accused Kyle Rittenhouse said...

Former Fryeburg police chief made false report to get out of Select Board meeting early
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  • 2021-05-14 22:34:00Z

May 14-FRYEBURG - Former police Chief Joshua Potvin had his state license to be a police officer revoked by the state's oversight board for intentionally...

Machete brawl lands Meyersdale brothers in jail, police say
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  • 2021-05-14 22:34:00Z

May 14-An argument between two Meyersdale brothers turned violent Thursday when each attacked the other, one using a machete, authorities allege. State...

City police: Search of apartment belonging to boyfriend of missing woman comes up empty
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  • 2021-05-14 22:34:00Z

May 14-Johnstown police searched Brian Giles' Franklin Street apartment on Friday hoping to find evidence linking him to a missing woman. Detective Mark...

Former school treasurer gets probation for theft
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  • 2021-05-14 22:34:00Z

May 14-State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli said Friday that the former treasurer of Morris Central School was sentenced Thursday in federal court for...

Greenwood truck driver charged with manslaughter in Bethel crash
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  • 2021-05-14 22:32:00Z

May 14-SOUTH PARIS - A Greenwood truck driver is facing a manslaughter charge stemming from a June 2020 fatal crash in Bethel. An Oxford County grand jury...

15-Year-Old Called
15-Year-Old Called 'Ch*nk', Repeatedly Punched in the Head at Playground in Queens
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  • 2021-05-14 22:28:46Z

A 15-year-old was jumped and punched in the head while he was at a playground in the Rego Park of Queens, New York. What happened: Leting Cai, 15, was at a ...

Elwood man sentenced to 36 years for sex crimes involving 3-year-old
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  • 2021-05-14 22:23:00Z

May 14-ANDERSON - An Elwood man was sentenced to 36 years in the Department of Correction for admittedly having incest contact with a 3-year-old and sharing ...

Calhoun man charged in connection with Christmas Eve fatal shooting
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  • 2021-05-14 22:20:00Z

May 14-A third man was charged in connection with the shooting death of Jordan Chase McDougle, 22, of Cassville, who was brought into a Calhoun hospital on...

State Rep. Derek Lewis set for jury trial May 19 for DUI case
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  • 2021-05-14 22:16:00Z

May 14-A local state representative has a jury trial scheduled next week in Laurel County District Court after being arrested and charged for operating a...

US calls reports of migrant children in buses 'unacceptable'
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  • 2021-05-14 22:06:30Z

Reports of unaccompanied migrant children being forced to stay overnight in parked buses at the Dallas convention center are "completely unacceptable" if...

Iowa man faked his own death in ruse to get his ex-girlfriend inside his apartment, police say
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  • 2021-05-14 22:01:29Z

Although the alleged ruse was fake, the fear experienced by an Iowa man's victims was real, police said.

Virginia man charged with fatally stabbing ex-girlfriend
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  • 2021-05-14 22:01:00Z

May 14-A Virginia man accused of fatally stabbing his ex-girlfriend early Wednesday allegedly claimed he was attacked by the woman and another unknown...

U.S. marshal charged in twisted
U.S. marshal charged in twisted 'rape fantasy' plot against ex-girlfriend
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  • 2021-05-14 21:38:00Z

Ian Diaz was arrested five years after prosecutors say he framed his ex-girlfriend in a scheme that resulted in her spending 88 days in jail.

Texas lawyer swindles client
Texas lawyer swindles client's $400,000 settlement for misting fan venture, feds say
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  • 2021-05-14 21:36:39Z

A Texas attorney accused of defrauding his client to fund a misting fan business is going to prison.

Federal trial set for August for 3 ex-cops in Floyd
Federal trial set for August for 3 ex-cops in Floyd's death
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  • 2021-05-14 21:31:16Z

Three former Minneapolis police officers who are charged with violating George Floyd' s civil rights are scheduled to be arraigned in federal court in July, ...

Biden appoints Neera Tanden, former pick for budget director, as senior adviser
Biden appoints Neera Tanden, former pick for budget director, as senior adviser
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  • 2021-05-14 21:23:02Z

President Joe Biden has appointed Neera Tanden, who withdrew from consideration to lead the White House Office of Management and Budget after strong...

Walmart says fully vaccinated employees can go without masks starting Tuesday
Walmart says fully vaccinated employees can go without masks starting Tuesday
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  • 2021-05-14 21:19:14Z

CHICAGO (Reuters) -Walmart said on Friday that fully vaccinated employees will not need to wear a mask at work starting Tuesday, following the latest...

Man duped couple into giving $1.3M for fake fabric company - to spend on porn, feds say
Man duped couple into giving $1.3M for fake fabric company - to spend on porn, feds say
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  • 2021-05-14 21:18:37Z

The 48-year-old Maryland man accused of defrauding a Virginia couple pleaded guilty on the third day of his trial.

Records: Man who killed 3 had called 911 scores of times
Records: Man who killed 3 had called 911 scores of times
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  • 2021-05-14 21:18:00Z

Records show the Maryland man who killed three people, set fire to his home and was fatally shot by responding officers last weekend had contacted 911...

U.S. payments startup Marqeta reveals revenue doubling in IPO filing
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  • 2021-05-14 21:16:25Z

Marqeta, which helps companies issue credit and debit cards to their staff, has profited as the pandemic fueled a boom in online shopping and food delivery...

Independence man accused of shooting girlfriend to death during argument, charges say
Independence man accused of shooting girlfriend to death during argument, charges say
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  • 2021-05-14 21:13:29Z

A witness told police the man admitted to the killing but claimed it was self-defense.


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