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A Utah school official said Wednesday that a white teacher violated district policy by using a racially-charged word in his junior high class. More

Sports Court: Tamara Holder and Domenic Romano discuss whether punishment is too severe for Arizona high school football player's prank Sports Court: Tamara Holder and Domenic Romano discuss whether punishment is too severe for Arizona high school football player's prank

High School

No felony charge for HS football player who exposed himself in yearbook photo

A Mesa high school student won't be prosecuted on a felony charge after police say he exposed himself in a football team picture that ended up in the school yearbook.

CRIME

Man sues Connecticut police, city for mistaken arrests

A Connecticut man is suing the city of Bridgeport and its police department after he was arrested three times and was detained in a repeated case of mistaken identity.

RELIGION

Bail hearing for man charged with Jewish center bomb plot

A bail hearing is set for a man charged with plotting to bomb a Jewish synagogue and school in South Florida.

In this undated photo released by the DeKalb County (Ga.) Police Department, Vancito Gumbs poses for a photo, in Georgia. Gumbs, who prosecutors say was a member of the Gangster Disciples while also serving as a police officer in DeKalb County, just outside Atlanta. Gumbs said in August, 2015, that he killed people as a hit man for the gang, the indictment says. Alleged members of the Gangster Disciples, including high-ranking leaders and an Atlanta-area police officer who prosecutors say claimed to be a hit man for the gang, have been charged with racketeering in a federal indictment unsealed Wednesday, May 4, 2016. ( DeKalb County Police Department via AP) In this undated photo released by the DeKalb County (Ga.) Police Department, Vancito Gumbs poses for a photo, in Georgia. Gumbs, who prosecutors say was a member of the Gangster Disciples while also serving as a police officer in DeKalb County, just outside Atlanta. Gumbs said in August, 2015, that he killed people as a hit man for the gang, the indictment says. Alleged members of the Gangster Disciples, including high-ranking leaders and an Atlanta-area police officer who prosecutors say claimed to be a hit man for the gang, have been charged with racketeering in a federal indictment unsealed Wednesday, May 4, 2016. ( DeKalb County Police Department via AP)

CRIME

Ga. police officer indicted in Gangster Disciples sweep

Among the four dozen alleged Gangster Disciples members charged in indictments unsealed Wednesday, one sticks out: An Atlanta-area police officer who prosecutors say claimed to be a hit man for the ...

Ohio

Ohio jury deciding fate of man accused of killing 3 women

A jury is deciding the fate of a man accused of killing three women and hiding their bodies in garbage bags in northeast Ohio.

CRIME

MMA fighter Jordan Parsons dies after hit-and-run crash

Police in Florida say mixed martial arts fighter Jordan Parsons has died three days after a hit-and-run crash.

US

Police: Man climbed scaffolding at National Cathedral

Police have talked down a man who was climbing scaffolding at the National Cathedral.

FILE - In this March 23, 2016 file photo, Chicago Police officer Jason Van Dyke, charged with murder in the 2014 videotaped shooting death of black teenager Laquan McDonald, walks in a courtroom during a hearing at the Leighton Criminal Court Building in Chicago. The attorney for Van Dyke has asked for sheriff's deputies to guard the officer as he enters and exits court. The judge could rule on those requests during a hearing Thursday, May 5, 2016. (Nancy Stone/Chicago Tribune via AP, Pool, File) FILE - In this March 23, 2016 file photo, Chicago Police officer Jason Van Dyke, charged with murder in the 2014 videotaped shooting death of black teenager Laquan McDonald, walks in a courtroom during a hearing at the Leighton Criminal Court Building in Chicago. The attorney for Van Dyke has asked for sheriff's deputies to guard the officer as he enters and exits court. The judge could rule on those requests during a hearing Thursday, May 5, 2016. (Nancy Stone/Chicago Tribune via AP, Pool, File)

Illinois

Chicago officer accused in black teen's death requests guard

The attorney for a Chicago police officer charged in the shooting death of a black teenager has asked for sheriff's deputies to guard the officer as his client enters and exits court.

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In this March 19, 2016 photo, Jack Ma, executive chairman of the Alibaba Group, listens to a speaker during a panel discussion held as part of the China Development Forum at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing. The International Anti-Counterfeiting Coalition's decision to welcome Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba as a new member - and allow founder Jack Ma to make the keynote speech at its May 2016 conference - so incensed the U.S. luxury retailer Michael Kors that it severed its longstanding connection with the Washington-based industry group. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein) In this March 19, 2016 photo, Jack Ma, executive chairman of the Alibaba Group, listens to a speaker during a panel discussion held as part of the China Development Forum at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing. The International Anti-Counterfeiting Coalition's decision to welcome Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba as a new member - and allow founder Jack Ma to make the keynote speech at its May 2016 conference - so incensed the U.S. luxury retailer Michael Kors that it severed its longstanding connection with the Washington-based industry group. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)

US

Some howl over Alibaba's place in anti-counterfeiting group

The prospect of sitting in a Hyatt Regency ballroom in Florida and listening to Jack Ma, founder of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, deliver the keynote for the International Anti-Counterfeiting ...

Fort Valley State University President Paul Jones speaks during a news conference on the stabbing death of freshman student Donnell M. Phelps in Fort Valley, Ga., Wednesday, May 4, 2016.  Joseph Anthony Scott, 24, fatally stabbed Phelps and wounded campus public safety officer Ernest Johnson. (Jason Vorhees/The Telegraph via AP) Fort Valley State University President Paul Jones speaks during a news conference on the stabbing death of freshman student Donnell M. Phelps in Fort Valley, Ga., Wednesday, May 4, 2016.  Joseph Anthony Scott, 24, fatally stabbed Phelps and wounded campus public safety officer Ernest Johnson. (Jason Vorhees/The Telegraph via AP)

Homicide

Candlelight vigil planned for slain Georgia college student

A candlelight vigil is planned to remember a Georgia college freshman who was stabbed to death at Fort Valley State University as he tried to help three female students.

CRIME

Coast Guard investigates boat shooting report off Key West

The U.S. Coast Guard is investigating a report that someone on a fishing boat fired multiple shots in the direction of a 20-foot pleasure boat while its passengers were diving southwest of Key West.

VIDEO

Wounded Marine shows inspiring determination at reunion hike

Viral video shows injured Marine fighting to climb and honor his fallen comrades

CRIME

Florida detective fired for sending explicit video to woman

A Florida police detective has been fired after an investigation found he took an explicit video of himself and sent it to a woman who had reported a crime he was investigating.

Georgia

Feds seek DNA samples to investigate thefts of 130 guns

Federal authorities are seeking a DNA sample — along with hair samples and fingerprints — from at least one suspect as they continue investigating the theft of 130 guns from firearms dealers in ...

Pennsylvania

Philadelphia cop injured in ambush awarded 'Man of the Year'

A Philadelphia police officer wounded during an ambush while he was sitting in his patrol car in January has received a "Man of the Year" award in New York City.

VIDEO

Navy SEAL killed by ISIS in Iraq 'died a hero'

Charlie Keating IV was killed saving American advisors in a firefight

Homicide

Police: Escaped inmate spotted at New Jersey CVS

Police in New Jersey say security footage has captured images of an inmate walking into a pharmacy a day after vanishing from a state prison.

Tennessee

Superintendent: Students saw part of 'Human Centipede 2'

A Tennessee teacher has been suspended after part of the gruesome horror film "The Human Centipede 2: (Full Sequence)" was played to a class of ninth- and 10th-graders.

US

Mariner rescued in Pacific; 3 companions reportedly died

The U.S. Coast Guard says a Colombian mariner has been rescued after surviving a two-month ordeal in the southeastern Pacific, but his three companions reportedly died.

Florida

Police say reported sightings of missing Florida mom haven't panned out

Authorities in Florida said Wednesday that there have been reported sightings of the missing Air Force veteran, but none have panned out.

Middle East

Video purportedly shows battle in which Navy SEAL was killed

Footage has surfaced purporting to show a battle in northern Iraq pitting American, Kurdish and Assyrian forces against ISIS, during which a U.S. Navy SEAL was killed.

US

Iraq routed ISIS from Ramadi at a high cost: A city destroyed

This is what victory looks like in the Iraqi city of Ramadi: In the once thriving Haji Ziad Square, not a single structure still stands.

New Mexico

Navajos shocked as details of kidnapping death emerge

On the far side of a desert hilltop in the shadow of the Shiprock Pinnacle, a towering monolith sacred to the Navajo Nation, the stranger ignored the cries of an 11-year-old girl.

Kansas

Kansas City streetcars making comeback after 6-decade hiatus

A city that once had one of the nation's largest streetcar networks is preparing to launch a smaller, modern version that supporters say will shape development for years to come.

Manhunt

Authorities scour New Jersey town for escaped inmate

Dozens of law enforcement officials scoured a southern New Jersey town Wednesday, looking for an escaped inmate who has been on the lam since Tuesday morning.

Illegal Immigrants

Number of illegal immigrant families at southern border surging, data shows

The number of illegal immigrant families and unaccomanpied minors apprehended at the U.S.-Mexico border has soared in recent months, according to statistics released Wednesday by the federal ...

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