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Scripps National Spelling Bee Nets Two Winners

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Mark Bowen/Scripps National Spelling Bee(NATIONAL HARBOR, Md.) — Despite the Scripps National Spelling Bee creating new rules this year to try to crown one champion instead of co-champions, the finalRead More

Florida Man Charged with 2nd-Degree Murder of Ex-Wife Accepts Plea Deal

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Martin County Sheriff’s Office(HOBE SOUND, Fla.) — The ex-husband of a missing Florida woman has accepted a plea deal in exchange for disclosing the location of the missing woman’s body,Read More

Authorities Probe Link to 2 Mystery Church Fires in Washington State

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Ingram Publishing/iStock/Thinkstock(VANCOUVER, Wash.) — Authorities are investigating mysterious fires at two churches in the Vancouver, Washington, area that occurred within a day of one another. “We have two churches inRead More

19 Rescued After Flash Flood Traps Them in Kentucky Cave

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ehrlif/iStock/Thinkstock(HORSE CAVE, Ky.) — Nineteen people have been rescued after a flash food trapped them in a Kentucky cave Thursday afternoon, officials said. It is unclear how the rescue unfolded.Read More

18 Rescued After Flash Flood Traps Them in Kentucky Cave

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ehrlif/iStock/Thinkstock(HORSE CAVE, Ky.) — Eighteen people have been rescued after a flash food trapped them in a Kentucky cave Thursday afternoon, officials said. It is unclear how the rescue unfolded.Read More

5 Officers Still Facing Charges in Freddie Gray Death

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SE Innovation/iStock/Thinkstock(BALTIMORE) — Earlier this week a judge found Baltimore police officer Edward Nero not guilty on four misdemeanor charges for his role in the events leading up the arrestRead More

Man Arrested in 2014 Murder Case of FSU Law Professor

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fergregory/iStock/Thinkstock(TALLAHASEE, Fla.) — A man has been arrested for the 2014 murder of Florida State University law professor Daniel Markel, the Tallahassee Police Department said on Thursday, but the probableRead More

'Affluenza' Teen's Mom Charged with Hindering Apprehension, Money Laundering

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Jalisco State Prosecutor | Tarrant County Sheriff(FORT WORTH, Texas) — Tonya Couch, the mother of “affluenza” teen Ethan Couch, has been indicted by a grand jury in Texas on chargesRead More

Knife Found Blocks from Where Houston Boy Was Fatally Stabbed: Police

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KTRK-TV(HOUSTON) — More than a week after an 11-year-old boy was stabbed to death in Houston, police say they have obtained a knife found “a number of blocks” away fromRead More

Knife Found Blocks from Where Houston Boy Was Fatally Stabbed: Police

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KTRK-TV(HOUSTON) — More than a week after an 11-year-old boy was stabbed to death in Houston, police say they have obtained a knife found “a number of blocks” away fromRead More