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Minneapolis Police Officers Cleared in Shooting Death of Jamar Clark

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iStock/Thinkstock(MINNEAPOLIS) — Two white Minneapolis police officers involved in the shooting death of a black man last year have been cleared after an internal investigation, according to the Minneapolis policeRead More

Eagle-Eyed Boy Finds Lost Wedding Band in River and Tracks Down the Owner

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Monkey Business/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — After losing his wedding band two months ago in a rushing river during an end-of-summer work outing, Matt Dooyema never thought he’d see his sentimental goldRead More

Two Workers Killed in Boston As Water Main Break Floods Trench

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Photo by Jonathan Wiggs/The Boston Globe via Getty Images(BOSTON) — Two workers were killed on Friday when a water main break flooded the trench they were working in. The BostonRead More

Pennsylvania Police Officer Used Excessive Force When Kicking a Man During Arrest: Lawsuit

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Allentown Police Department(ALLENTOWN, Pa.) — A man who was kicked by a Pennsylvania police officer is suing Allentown city officials and members of its police department, alleging that arresting officersRead More

'Prime Target': NSA Contractor to Be Detained Before Trial

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Nabble / Harold Martin(WASHINGTON) — The NSA contractor accused of stealing a gargantuan amount of sensitive and classified data from the U.S. government is a flight risk and has beenRead More

Connecticut School the Latest to Cancel Halloween Celebrations

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iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — An elementary school in Connecticut has decided to eliminate Halloween celebrations this year, citing the “safety and exclusion of students.” The principal of Lillie B. Haynes elementaryRead More

Convicted Killer Says He Admitted to Murder Because Tarot Cards Said Guilt 'Would Destroy' Him

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Sterling Correctional Facility(WESTMINSTER, Colo.) — Christopher Waide, who is serving a 48-year prison sentence for the murder of a Colorado teenager, told ABC News’ 20/20 in an exclusive prison interviewRead More

Author of 'Time for Some Traffic Problems in Fort Lee' Email Takes Stand in Bridgegate Trial

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Mark Makela/Getty Images(NEWARK, N.J.) — “Time for some traffic problems in Fort Lee.” Bridget Kelly, who wrote that infamous email as the deputy chief of staff to Gov. Chris ChristieRead More

Deer Rescued After Being Found Tied Up Behind Construction Site

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ABC News(FULSHEAR, Texas) — Residents and police in Fulshear, Texas, recently helped free a deer that was found tied up with rope behind a house under construction. The deer, whomRead More

'Rolling Stone' Writer Admits Mistakes in Rape Story, Blames 'Jackie'

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iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The writer of the widely criticized Rolling Stone article “A Rape on Campus” testified Thursday that her depiction of an administrator at the University of Virginia, whoRead More