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A veteran Texas sheriff's deputy who was set to retire in September was shot at his Round Rock home early Monday morning and later died from his injuries, officials said, announcing that they ... More

FILE - This Oct. 1, 2014, file photo shows a black-footed ferret peeking out of a tube after being brought to a ranch near Williams, Ariz. The endangered weasel is returning to an area of western Wyoming where the critter almost went extinct more than 30 years ago. Biologists plan to release 35 black-footed ferrets Tuesday, July 26, 2016, near Meeteetse, Wyo. Scientists thought the black-footed ferret was extinct until a dog brought a dead one home near Meeteetse in 1981. (AP Photo/Felicia Fonseca, File) FILE - This Oct. 1, 2014, file photo shows a black-footed ferret peeking out of a tube after being brought to a ranch near Williams, Ariz. The endangered weasel is returning to an area of western Wyoming where the critter almost went extinct more than 30 years ago. Biologists plan to release 35 black-footed ferrets Tuesday, July 26, 2016, near Meeteetse, Wyo. Scientists thought the black-footed ferret was extinct until a dog brought a dead one home near Meeteetse in 1981. (AP Photo/Felicia Fonseca, File)

Wyoming

Black-footed ferrets return to where they held out in wild

An endangered weasel is returning to an area of western Wyoming where the critter almost went extinct more than 30 years ago.

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Police and Law Enforcement

Bratton says he won't remain NYPD commissioner past 2017

Law enforcement heavyweight William Bratton confirmed on Monday that he will not remain head of the New York Police Department past the end of Mayor Bill de Blasio's first term in 2017.

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Controversies

Prominent GOP Illinois lawmaker abruptly resigns over cybersecurity issues

An Illinois Republican lawmaker resigned from his position in the state Legislature on Monday after saying he faced cybersecurity issues involving fraudulent social media accounts allegedly set up in ...

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Nevada

Gunman gets shot in Las Vegas by Pokemon GO player he tried to rob

A gunman and his underage driver tried to rob a group of people playing the popular Pokemon GO game, triggering a shootout after one of the players pulled out his own weapon at a Las Vegas park that ...

FILE - This March 14, 2011 file photo released by the Connecticut Department of Correction shows Joshua Komisarjevsky. Komisarjevsky, one of two men sent to Connecticut's death row for the slayings of a mother and her two daughters during a 2007 home invasion, is set to be resentenced Tuesday, July 26, 2016, to life in prison without the possibility of release because the state abolished the death penalty. (AP Photo/Connecticut Department of Correction, File) FILE - This March 14, 2011 file photo released by the Connecticut Department of Correction shows Joshua Komisarjevsky. Komisarjevsky, one of two men sent to Connecticut's death row for the slayings of a mother and her two daughters during a 2007 home invasion, is set to be resentenced Tuesday, July 26, 2016, to life in prison without the possibility of release because the state abolished the death penalty. (AP Photo/Connecticut Department of Correction, File)

Homicide

Home invasion killer to be resentenced to life in prison

A Connecticut man sentenced to death by lethal injection for the killings of a woman and her two daughters during a 2007 home invasion is expected to be resentenced to life in prison without the ...

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Police and Law Enforcement

Police hunt suspects after Texas sheriff's deputy shot, killed in his home

A veteran Texas sheriff's deputy who was set to retire in September was shot at his Round Rock home early Monday morning and later died from his injuries, officials said, announcing that they were ...

Texas

Texas city tries to sell historic 108-foot steam locomotive

At one time, Madam Queen was large and in charge, but now she's up for sale.

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Alaska

Truck carrying chum salmon rolls and spills across Alaska highway

Alaskans are always excited by salmon runs, unless it's across a highway.

Indiana

Indianapolis police officer shot, suspect killed after chase

Indianapolis police say an officer has been shot and another officer is injured following a chase and exchange of gunfire between police and a suspect, who was killed.

Michigan

Carbon monoxide forces hotel evacuation; 2 hospitalized

Two people have been hospitalized and a Detroit-area hotel was evacuated after high carbon monoxide levels were recorded.

VIDEO

Watters' World: 'Pokemon Go' edition

Jesse Watters asks the folks why they are so obsessed with the new craze and how it works on 'The O'Reilly Factor'

VIDEO

How will the DNC handle illegal immigration?

Will border security be a major theme of campaign 2016? 'The O'Reilly Factor' investigates

Police and Law Enforcement

Two Indianapolis police officers shot following car chase, suspect killed

Two Indianapolis police officers were shot Monday following a motor chase involving several squad cars and an exchange of gunfire that left a suspect dead.

New York

Man touted as one of biggest drug dealers ever gets 35 years

A Colombian described as one of history's biggest cocaine dealers has been sentenced to 35 years in prison by a New York judge who calls the scope of his crimes "staggering." Daniel Barrera ...

VIDEO

Murphy: People should be angry about Russian hack of DNC

Connecticut senator says people should be outraged a foreign government is trying influence an American election

VIDEO

Sen. Chris Murphy on DNC e-mail scandal, gun control

Watch Bret Baier's full interview for 'Special Report'

Texas

Texas reaches deal on birth certificates for immigrant kids

Parents who entered the U.S. illegally from Mexico and Central America will have an easier time getting birth certificates for their children born in Texas following a lawsuit settlement with the ...

CRIME

Restaurant accused of serving drunk driver gives up license

A Maryland restaurant accused of serving alcohol to a man who later drove drunk and killed a police officer will surrender its liquor license.

CONFLICTS

US fines Chile-based airline LATAM $22 million over bribes

U.S. authorities say Latin America's largest airline has agreed to some $22 million in civil and criminal fines in connection with a scheme to pay bribes to end a labor strike in Argentina a decade ...

Drugs

APNewsBreak: Arkansas execution drug made by Pfizer company

An execution drug obtained by the Arkansas prison system earlier this month appears to have been made by a subsidiary of Pfizer, even though Pfizer has said it doesn't want its drugs to be used in ...

CRIME

Officials: Man accused of hitting couple saving parking spot

Authorities say a Florida man is accused of driving his van into a couple trying to save a parking spot for a relative.

New York

Groups seek to help veteran held as motel hostage for years

Veterans' organizations have reached out to help a Korean War-era veteran who authorities say was held hostage in a motel room for four years by a man who stole his benefit checks.

Homicide

Man charged in death of woman after 2014 Halloween party

A man was charged with second-degree murder Monday in the death of a young woman who was dressed as the villain Poison Ivy when she disappeared from a Halloween party in southeastern Michigan in 2014.

RELIGION

Buddhist monk gets prison for stealing from temple to gamble

A Buddhist monk has been sentenced to 30 months in prison after pleading guilty to embezzling more than $260,000 from the Louisiana temple he led and gambling most of the money at a casino.

Sex Crimes

4 soldiers arrested in Colorado home invasion

Police say four Fort Carson soldiers have been arrested in connection with a home invasion involving a family they knew.

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