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Saturday, Jul 26, 2014 at 4:06 PM

1st MH17 Body ID'd As Fighting Flares Up in Ukraine

Saturday, Jul 26, 2014 at 5:11 PM

Nissan Expands Recall Over Explosive Air Bags

Sunday, Jul 27, 2014 at 11:02 AM

Widow of Man Who Died in NYC Police Chokehold Arrest Speaks

Saturday, Jul 26, 2014 at 11:49 PM

Cop Hit Woman With "All the Strength He Had": Lawsuit

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Selfie May Be Last Pic of Slain Rookie Cop

Marshall Crawford's pursuit of his wife's stolen cell phone sparked a connection he'll never forget. “She was a gentle person in a rough and tumble business and she handled herself with grace and finesse,” Crawford said. The Encinitas, California, man was describing the impression Escondido Police Officer Laura Perez made in mere minutes when the two met July 19. Five days after this image was taken, Riverside County homicide investigators found the 25-year-old officer’s body in a storage locker in Moreno. Murrieta Police had arrested her husband, Freddy Perez-Rodas, and charged him with murder. Read »

5 hours ago

Drunk Man Accidentally Kills Friend Who Refused Ride: Cops

Saturday, Jul 26, 2014 at 11:39 AM

NYPD Officer Put on Desk Duty After New Arrest Video

Saturday, Jul 26, 2014 at 5:54 PM

Protests Continue in Market Basket Grocery Feud

One day after a massive rally, which attracted an estimated crowd of 10,000, Market Basket customers returned to some of the chain's grocery stores Saturday to continue to protest and show their support for Arthur T. Demoulas, the former CEO who was ousted back in June. The Boston Globe on Saturday reported that business at the chain was down 70 percent by the middle of the week. The company's Board of Directors met Friday in Boston, and is considering whether or not to take up Arthur T's offer to buy the majority of Market Basket's stocks. Read »
Saturday, Jul 26, 2014 at 1:31 PM

2 More Guns Found at Hospital Shooter's Home: DA

Saturday, Jul 26, 2014 at 8:31 PM

Dog Fatally Shot by Police in Front of Girl, 6: Family

Saturday, Jul 26, 2014 at 12:38 PM

3 in Custody in Shooting of 3-Year-Old Chicago Boy

Saturday, Jul 26, 2014 at 5:18 PM

U.S. Evacuates Embassy in Libya Amid Militant Violence

More than 150 Americans have been evacuated from the U.S. embassy in Tripoli, Libya, amid militant violence aimed at the Libyan government, NBC News reported. American officials said that the 158 Americans left the embassy compound early Saturday in a caravan of SUV's and buses headed toward neighboring Tunisia. "We are committed to supporting the Libyan people during this challenging time, and are currently exploring options for a permanent return to Tripoli as soon as the security situation on the ground improves," said a statement from a State Department spokesperson. Read »
Saturday, Jul 26, 2014 at 5:23 PM

Storms Lash Midwest With Hail, High Winds

A severe storm system dropped baseball-sized hail and lashed South Dakota with high winds as parts of the Midwest brace for a bout of bad weather Saturday afternoon into the evening, NBC News reported. Into the afternoon and evening, the storm will move toward central Illinois and Indiana, where severe thunderstorms are expected to form, said Dale Eck, director of the global forecast center at The Weather Channel. That storm is likely to dump hail from eastern Nebraska to the Ohio Valley, with the added possibility of tornadoes. Overnight, the storm will move east and southeast, threatening the East Coast with possible hail and tornadoes Sunday. Read »
Saturday, Jul 26, 2014 at 4:03 PM

Dad Defends NM Teen Suspect in Homeless Slayings

Saturday, Jul 26, 2014 at 1:26 PM

Woman in Critical After Propane Tank Explodes Inside RV

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