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Wife of murdered Chicago police commander shares emotional letter thanking city

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iStock/Thinkstock(CHICAGO) — The wife of a Chicago police commander killed last week during a foot chase in the heart of the city has written a powerful letter to the cityRead More

Athletic director killed in school shooting to be remembered at funeral

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Joe Raedle/Getty Images(PARKLAND, Fla.) — Among those who lost their lives in a mass shooting at a Florida high school last week was Christopher Hixon, the school’s athletic director andRead More

Sheriff: 'Disgruntled student' allegedly overheard threatening to shoot at school

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iStock/Thinkstock(WHITTIER, Calif.) — Two days after the Florida high school massacre, a school security officer in Southern California allegedly overheard a “disgruntled student” threatening to shoot at a school, theRead More

Alabama police officer dies from gunshot wound after standoff

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iStock/Thinkstock(MOBILE, Ala.) — An Alabama police officer shot late Tuesday night has died. Justin Billa was struck by gunfire after he and other police officers went to set up aRead More

Christian evangelist Billy Graham dies at 99

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Ron Galella Ltd./WireImage(NEW YORK) — Billy Graham, one of the world’s most famous Christian evangelists, has died, a family spokesman said. He was 99. Graham died at his home WednesdayRead More

Record flooding, tornadoes stretch from Texas to Midwest

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ABC News(NEW YORK) — A stalled frontal boundary continues to bring flooding rain, severe storms, freezing rain and snow from Texas to Michigan. More than 5 inches of rain haveRead More

Assault-rifle bill voted down in Florida as shooting survivors look on in Capitol

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iStock/Thinkstock(TALLAHASSEE, Fla.) — Many of the students barely had time to dry their eyes as they rushed from funerals for classmates killed in a mass shooting at their school toRead More

Florida school shooting suspect was fascinated by talk of guns, preoccupied with wars: School records

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iStock/Thinkstock(PARKLAND, Fla.) — The teenager accused of gunning down 17 people at a Florida high school had a fascination with talk of guns and was preoccupied with wars and terrorists,Read More

Suspect in custody for shootings that appeared to target homeless people

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iStock/Thinkstock(LAS VEGAS) — A suspect has been identified in connection with the series of shootings in Las Vegas that appeared to target the homeless. Joshua Castellon was taken into custodyRead More

Survivors of school massacre take their 'Never Again' fight to Florida capital

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iStock/Thinkstock(TALLAHASSEE, Fla.) — Many of the students barely had time to dry their eyes as they rushed from funerals for classmates killed in a mass shooting at their school toRead More