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Uganda police say 1 killed, 7 injured in explosion at eatery
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  • 2021-10-23 20:50:44Z

One person was killed and seven others injured Saturday in an explosion at a restaurant in a suburb of Uganda's capital, Kampala, police said. Police said in a statement that a bomb squad had been deployed following "a serious blast" around 9 p.m. local time. Uganda is relatively peaceful, and a nighttime curfew is in place across the country as part of efforts to stem the spread of the coronavirus.

Head-on crash in Charlotte leaves one person dead and another hospitalized, police say
Head-on crash in Charlotte leaves one person dead and another hospitalized, police say
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  • 2021-10-23 20:45:32Z

Police said a driver weaved across a lane and into oncoming traffic in east Charlotte on Saturday.

Body of missing 5-year-old Elijah Lewis found in Massachusetts park
Body of missing 5-year-old Elijah Lewis found in Massachusetts park
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  • 2021-10-23 20:06:55Z

The boy from Merrimack, New Hampshire, had been reported missing on October 14.

Ex-chief pleads not guilty to bribery
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  • 2021-10-23 19:52:00Z

Oct. 23-Former Hulbert Police Department Chief Casey Rowe pleaded not guilty to bribery during a district court arraignment Thursday, Oct. 21. Rowe appeared ...

Why the U.S. struggles to count violent gun crime
Why the U.S. struggles to count violent gun crime
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  • 2021-10-23 19:39:22Z

America's crime statistics, especially around guns, are a mess - and they could soon be worse.Why it matters: Without dependable, uniform numbers about the...

Why violent crime surged in 2020 - and why it
Why violent crime surged in 2020 - and why it's not over yet
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  • 2021-10-23 19:39:21Z

2020 saw a historic rise in homicides in the U.S. - the vast majority committed with a gun - and the upward trend is continuing in 2021.Why it matters: The...

Axios-Ipsos poll: Americans agree on violent crime surge, divided over causes
Axios-Ipsos poll: Americans agree on violent crime surge, divided over causes
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  • 2021-10-23 19:39:21Z

Data: Axios/Ipsos poll; Chart: Will Chase/AxiosA majority of Americans mistakenly believes that violent crime is worse now than it was 30 years ago...

Striking bourbon workers scheduled to vote on new contract
Striking bourbon workers scheduled to vote on new contract
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  • 2021-10-23 19:38:12Z

Striking workers at one of the world's largest bourbon producers are scheduled to vote on a new contract on Saturday, a day after announcing a tentative...

Legislation honoring fallen Scranton officer passes Senate Judiciary Committee
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  • 2021-10-23 19:17:00Z

Oct. 23-WILKES-BARRE - State Sen. John Yudichak Tuesday said Scranton Police Officer John Wilding dedicated his life to upholding the law and protecting the ...

U.S. administers nearly 413 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines
U.S. administers nearly 413 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines
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  • 2021-10-23 19:14:04Z

Those figures are up from the 411,963,025 vaccine doses the CDC said had gone into arms by Friday out of 501,613,665 doses delivered. The CDC tally includes...

Ohio man arrested after drunk driving
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  • 2021-10-23 19:11:00Z

Oct. 23-An Ohio man has been arrested after he was pulled over driving over the speed limit on the interstate. When deputies with the Madison County...

Red Springs police offer cash reward for information in Thursday shooting
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  • 2021-10-23 19:11:00Z

Oct. 23-RED SPRINGS - The Red Springs Police Department and Red Springs Crime Stoppers program are offering a cash reward for information that leads to the...

FBI: Law enforcement assaults, deaths up in recent years
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  • 2021-10-23 19:11:00Z

Oct. 23-LUMBERTON - More law enforcement officers have been killed in the line of duty this year than in 2020, and more than 4,000 additional assaults on...

Missing Milwaukee 3-year-old Major Harris found dead a week after mother's murder
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  • 2021-10-23 18:54:00Z

The search for missing 3-year-old Major Harris, last seen alive the same day his mother was discovered dead just more than a week ago, has ended in tragedy. ...

Michigan shooting suspect wanted after rap video showed guns found at scene: police
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  • 2021-10-23 18:43:19Z

Authorities are searching for a Michigan shooting suspect after discovering firearms used at the scene of a September shooting in his music video posted to...

These 14 people were indicted in Clark County
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  • 2021-10-23 18:34:00Z

Oct. 23-These 14 people were indicted in Clark County Common Pleas Court cases. Indictments include: Michael Bennett, 33, of Springfield: two counts of...

The younger sister of the teen accused of killing a Hollywood officer has been arrested
The younger sister of the teen accused of killing a Hollywood officer has been arrested
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  • 2021-10-23 18:21:43Z

On Friday night, U.S. Marshals arrested the 17-year-old sister of the teen who is accused of murdering Hollywood police officer Yandy Chirino.

Three teenagers arrested for murder of 18-year-old in Miramar
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  • 2021-10-23 18:14:00Z

Three teenagers have been arrested for the murder of Dwight "DJ" Grant, an 18-year-old Miramar High School student whose body was found Tuesday afternoon...

12-year-old shot during argument among juveniles, St. Paul police say; man shot in separate incident
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  • 2021-10-23 18:06:00Z

Oct. 23-A 12-year-old boy was shot in the chest Friday night in St. Paul. Officers were called to the intersection of White Bear Ave. N and Idaho Ave. around...

$10K reward offered in Cassandra Gross disappearance
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  • 2021-10-23 18:04:00Z

Oct. 23-Pennsylvania Crime Stoppers is offering a $10,000 reward for information that helps investigators solve the disappearance of Cassandra Gross. Anyone ...

White Illinois High School Student Who Listed His Black Classmate as
White Illinois High School Student Who Listed His Black Classmate as 'Slave for Sale' Gets Off with Counseling, Probation and Community Service
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  • 2021-10-23 17:35:00Z

A white Illinois teenager has been disciplined nearly two years after he listed his Black schoolmate as a "slave for sale" on the popular selling […]

Over 2,000 migrants march out of southern city in Mexico
Over 2,000 migrants march out of southern city in Mexico
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  • 2021-10-23 17:27:15Z

Over 2,000 migrants, mainly Central Americans, began walking out of a city in southern Mexico on Saturday where they have essentially been trapped. Police, ...

Britain reports highest weekly COVID-19 cases since July
Britain reports highest weekly COVID-19 cases since July
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  • 2021-10-23 17:21:42Z

Britain recorded the highest number of new cases of COVID-19 since July over the past week, government figures showed on Saturday, a day after Prime Minister...

No more plea deal for Rod Stewart and his son. They
No more plea deal for Rod Stewart and his son. They'll stand trial for Palm Beach tussle.
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  • 2021-10-23 17:20:32Z

A plea deal between British rock icon Rod Stewart and Florida prosecutors fell through Friday, meaning he and his adult son are again scheduled to stand...

Woman found guilty of child endangerment
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  • 2021-10-23 17:17:00Z

Oct. 23-SUNBURY - A Turbotville mother who was charged following the death of her son in a swimming pool was found guilty this week of a misdemeanor charge...

Former SC police officer pleads guilty in domestic violence case
Former SC police officer pleads guilty in domestic violence case
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  • 2021-10-23 17:01:44Z

The judge could have sentenced him to up to 90 days in jail for the 2019 offense.

'His debt is paid': Portsmouth man fights for pardon of 80-year prison sentence
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  • 2021-10-23 17:00:00Z

Ronald Davis felt like he was being buried alive. He spent the months around his 19th birthday, during the spring and summer of 1998, in local courtrooms for...

Richard Gere summoned to testify at Italy
Richard Gere summoned to testify at Italy's leader trial
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  • 2021-10-23 16:59:37Z

Matteo Salvini goes on trial for allegedly illegally blocking over 100 migrants in dire sanitary conditions from disembarking from a rescue ship.

Director
Director 'gutted' by death of cinematographer in accidental shooting
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  • 2021-10-23 16:50:39Z

The movie director who was shot and injured in an on-set accident involving actor Alec Baldwin said on Saturday he was "gutted" by the death of the...

Minnesota police officer facing criminal charges for high-speed chase that killed uncle of Darnella Frazier
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  • 2021-10-23 16:44:00Z

A Minnesota police officer is facing criminal charges in connection with a high-speed chase that killed the uncle of Darnella Frazier, who was thrown into...

Central Coast dispensary owner pleads guilty to federal tax evasion, bribery charges
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  • 2021-10-23 16:33:00Z

Oct. 23-The owner of a Central Coast cannabis dispensary pleaded guilty on Friday to federal charges related to an investigation into tax evasion and bribery...

Driver charged with DWI after fatal collision with a CATS bus in Charlotte, police say
Driver charged with DWI after fatal collision with a CATS bus in Charlotte, police say
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  • 2021-10-23 16:20:42Z

Bus passengers were hospitalized with minor injuries when car smashed into them at Interstate 485 ramp, CMPD said.

Norway intel agency: Kongsberg-type attack will happen again
Norway intel agency: Kongsberg-type attack will happen again
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  • 2021-10-23 15:53:36Z

Norway's domestic intelligence agency says that such attacks as the one in the town of Kongsberg earlier this month are highly difficult to anticipate and...

Suspected poacher trampled to death by elephant in South Africa
Suspected poacher trampled to death by elephant in South Africa
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  • 2021-10-23 15:46:34Z

The elephant spared the man's cell phone, which rangers have turned over to police to help track down his fellow poachers, a park spokesman said.

Sister of Jason Banegas, suspect in Hollywood police officer Yandy Chirino
Sister of Jason Banegas, suspect in Hollywood police officer Yandy Chirino's murder, arrested Friday, reports say
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  • 2021-10-23 15:29:00Z

The 17-year-old sister of Jason Banegas, the 18-year-old charged with killing Hollywood police officer Yandy Chirino, was taken into custody Friday night by ...

Spain pledges quicker help for La Palma volcano damage
Spain pledges quicker help for La Palma volcano damage
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  • 2021-10-23 15:25:24Z

Spain's prime minister announced Saturday that his government will speed up already promised aid to help the thousands of residents on La Palma island whose ...

Man, 29, charged in South Side shooting
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  • 2021-10-23 15:22:00Z

A 29-year-old man was charged Friday morning in a July shooting that injured a 34-year-old man near the Museum of Science and Industry. Victor Norris of the ...

Second brother convicted of killing 3 people in Dixon area
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  • 2021-10-23 15:01:00Z

Oct. 23-A Rio Arriba County jury has convicted the second of two brothers charged in the 2018 execution-style slayings of three people at a home near Dixon. ...

Erdogan orders removal of 10 ambassadors, including US envoy
Erdogan orders removal of 10 ambassadors, including US envoy
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  • 2021-10-23 14:58:00Z

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Saturday that he had ordered 10 foreign ambassadors who called for the release of a jailed philanthropist to be...

Minnesota politician backs fundraiser for alleged Capitol attackers
Minnesota politician backs fundraiser for alleged Capitol attackers
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  • 2021-10-23 14:57:37Z

Republican state senator Mark Koran encourages donations to family after four members charged in 6 January riot Donald Trump supporters take over stands set ...

Carjacking leads to fiery crash on Northwest Side, cops say
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  • 2021-10-23 14:34:00Z

A 30-year-old man who was carjacked early Saturday morning in the Hanson Park neighborhood followed the suspects in another vehicle until crashing into several parked cars, and his carjacked Kia caught fire, Chicago police said. Shortly before 2 a.m. Saturday, the victim was sitting in this 2014 KIA Sportage in the 5100 block of West Montana Street when two people forced him out of his vehicle ...

Virus surge persists in Serbia, Croatia, Slovenia
Virus surge persists in Serbia, Croatia, Slovenia
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  • 2021-10-23 14:33:53Z

Serbia on Saturday is set to launch partial COVID-19 passes while Croatia and Slovenia reported high daily rates of infections, as countries with low...

1st big New Orleans parade since pandemic a go: Krewe of Boo
1st big New Orleans parade since pandemic a go: Krewe of Boo
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  • 2021-10-23 14:29:54Z

Parade-loving New Orleans is about to get its groove back. After over a year where the coronavirus largely put an end to parades, an assortment of witches, ...

Police seek possible abuse victims at Bronx day care following molestation arrest
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  • 2021-10-23 14:21:00Z

Police are searching for children who may have been molested at a Bronx day care after a local man was arrested on charges of abuse at the childcare center, ...

Namibia suspends use of Russian COVID vaccine after S.Africa flags HIV concerns
Namibia suspends use of Russian COVID vaccine after S.Africa flags HIV concerns
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  • 2021-10-23 14:20:08Z

Namibia will suspend the rollout of Russia's Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine, its health ministry said on Saturday, days after the drugs regulator in neighbouring...

Police seek info on woman with Dayton ties whose skeletal remains were found in Queens
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  • 2021-10-23 14:17:00Z

Oct. 23-The skeletal remains of a 28-year-old woman with Dayton ties were found a year ago in Queens, New York, more than eight years after she was reported ...

UPDATE: Man arrested on manslaughter charge after Butler County fatal stabbing, frantic 911 calls
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  • 2021-10-23 14:14:00Z

Oct. 23-An altercation between two men late Thursday night in Hanover Twp. resulted in the death of a 39-year-old man, according to the Butler County...

Police investigate multi-county theft ring along I-75 corridor
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  • 2021-10-23 14:14:00Z

Oct. 23-Police from nearly a dozen agencies on the Interstate 75 corridor from Centerville to Northern Kentucky are teaming up to investigate a theft ring...

One charged in Butler County vehicle break-ins that come as wider investigation is underway
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  • 2021-10-23 14:14:00Z

Oct. 23-Butler County Sheriff's deputies are investigating vehicle break-ins in opposite sides of the county overnight Thursday during a time when police...

Missing Sharonville man with Alzheimer's found safe
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  • 2021-10-23 14:14:00Z

Oct. 23-A Sharonville man with Alzheimer's disease who went missing Friday night has been found safely, according to the Sharonville Police Department...


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