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Riverside Co. deputies shoot, kill man with rifle

FRENCH VALLEY, Calif. (AP) — The Riverside County Sheriff’s department says deputies shot and killed a domestic violence suspect after he raised a rifle at them. A department statement said 35-year-old Otavis Hall died early […]

11/24/2013

Newspaper deliveryman finds teddy bear bomb in NC

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina newspaper deliveryman picked up a teddy bear on a rural road, only to have authorities tell him later a bomb had been stuffed inside. Anthony Cannon, who works […]

11/22/2013

Mayor-elect Mike Duggan speaks at his election night celebration in Detroit Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Detroit mayor-elect says he resents focus on race

DETROIT (AP) — Detroit’s mayor-elect says he resents so much being made of his skin color during his campaign to lead the city. Voters chose Mike Duggan Tuesday as the first white mayor in four […]

11/06/2013

This combination of photos provided by the family via The Press Democrat and the Sonoma County Sheriff's Department shows an undated photo of 13-year-old Andy Lopez and the replica assault rifle he was holding when he was shot and killed by two Sonoma County deputies in Santa Rosa, Calif. on Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013. (AP Photo/Family via The Press Democrat, Sonoma County Sheriff's Department)

Calif. sheriff’s deputy shoots, kills 13-year-old

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — A Northern California community is anguished over the fatal shooting by a deputy of a popular, 13-year-old boy who had been carrying a pellet gun that looked like an assault […]

10/24/2013

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Child advocate arrested in child sex abuse case

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) – Authorities say a Santa Cruz man who served as a court-appointed volunteer advocate for children has been was arrested on suspicion of child sex abuse. KPIX-TV reports that the Santa […]

10/20/2013

Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd talks about the events leading up to the arrest over the weekend of two juvenile girls in a Florida bullying case at a press conference in Winter Haven, Fla., Monday, Oct. 15, 2013. (AP Photo/The Ledger, Calvin Knight)

Florida bullying case raises questions for parents

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — When two girls, aged 12 and 14, were arrested in a bullying-suicide investigation in Florida, many wondered: Where were their parents and should they be held responsible? The mother and […]

10/16/2013

This Sept. 10, 2013, photo shows Polk County Sheriff personnel investigating the death of 12-year-old girl, Rebecca Ann Sedwick, at an old cement plant in Lakeland, Fla. (AP Photo/The Lakeland Ledger, Ernst Peters)

2 girls arrested in Florida bullying case

WINTER HAVEN, Fla. (AP) — Two Florida girls who were primarily responsible for bullying a 12-year-old girl who killed herself were arrested after one of them acknowledged the harassment online, a sheriff said Tuesday. Police […]

10/15/2013

This undated photo provided by the Mendocino County Sheriff's Department, shows Gene Penaflor. Penaflor, a 72-year-old hunter who got hurt in a Northern California forest, was rescued Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013. (AP Photo/Mendocino County Sheriff's Department)

Hunter found in California forest ate squirrels

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The 72-year-old hunter who was lost for more than two weeks in a Northern California forest survived by eating squirrels and other animals he shot with his rifle and by making […]

10/14/2013

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Birthday cake attacked in Wash. courthouse

  KELSO, Wash. (AP) — A woman in Washington state brought her child’s birthday cake into a courthouse, thinking that would be safer than leaving it in the car with her dog. She realized her […]

10/02/2013

Chaffee County Sheriff's Deputy Kevin Everson, right, and other deputies walk out the Agnes Vaille Falls trail shortly after leaving the scene of a rock slide that killed five people Monday, Sept. 30, 2013, in Chaffee County, Colo. (AP Photo/P. Solomon Banda)

Deputy: Dad likely saved girl in deadly rock slide

BUENA VISTA, Colo. (AP) — A 13-year-old girl said her father shielded her as boulders crashed down on them on a Colorado hiking trail — an action that authorities say probably saved her life even […]

10/01/2013

SB deputy shot by Dorner back on duty

BIG BEAR LAKE, Calif. (AP) — A San Bernardino County sheriff’s deputy shot several times by a rogue ex-Los Angeles police officer during a manhunt is back on the job. The San Bernardino Sun reports […]

10/01/2013

In this Sept. 17, 2013, photo, officials investigate the scene at Foss Lake, Okla. where two decades-old cars were pulled from the water by a dive team. The Oklahoma State Medical Examiner’s Office says authorities have recovered skeletal remains of multiple bodies in the Oklahoma lake where the cars were recovered. (AP Photo/The Elk City Daily News, Larissa Graham)

Submerged cars found in Okla. may solve cold cases

SAYRE, Okla. (AP) — When three teenagers from this small Oklahoma town disappeared on their way to a high school football game in 1970, rumors swirled as to what happened to the trio. Some thought […]

09/18/2013

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