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Hartford latest U.S. city on the brink of bankruptcy

Hartford is the latest American city to be teetering on the verge on bankruptcy.

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Naval Academy plebes become midshipmen after reaching top of Herndon Monument

The Naval Academy class of 2020 climbed to the top of the Herndon Monument on Monday afternoon.

Case against Baltimore police officers ends with no convictions

Police and Law Enforcement

Freddie Gray case: 5 Baltimore officers reportedly face internal discipline

Five Baltimore police officers involved in the Freddie Gray case are facing internal charges following an administrative investigation by the Montgomery County Police Department, the Baltimore Sun ...

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US

Maryland student accused of murder denied house arrest request

A judge denied a house arrest request from Sean Urbanski, a white University of Maryland student. Urbanski is accused of stabbing a black man on Saturday.

New Jersey

One dead, two injured after powerboats crash in waters off Jersey Shore

A crash during a powerboat race at the Jersey shore left one man dead and at least two others hurt, authorities said.

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Suspects in alleged murder of 6-year-old boy appear in court

Three male suspects in an alleged murder of a six-year old boy faced a judge on May 22 and will have a preliminary hearing next month

Three male suspects in an alleged murder of a six-year old boy faced a judge on May 22 and will have a preliminary hearing next month

Homicide

Kingston Frazier case: 1 of 3 suspects in Mississippi boy's murder could face death penalty

Three teenagers faced a judge today for the alleged killing of 6-year-old boy in Mississippi.

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Florida DUI suspect crashes into ‘don’t drink and drive’ patrol car, police say

The Citrus County Sheriff’s Office in Florida said a man allegedly drove drunk into the newly unveiled “don’t drink and drive” patrol vehicle.

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Virginia teen earns master’s degree weeks before graduating high school

Stephanie Mui, 17, from Fairfax, Virginia, received her master’s degree in mathematics from George Mason University before graduating high school. Mui will attend New York University in the fall to ...

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Homicide

Florida murder suspect tells police his roommates 'disrespected' Islam

A man in Florida who claimed to be a neo-Nazi convert told police he murdered his two roommates at their apartment because they "disrespected" his Islamic faith, police records revealed on ...

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Midwest

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Proud American

Michigan police officer dances at community carnival in new video

A police officer in Lansing, Michigan, got his groove on at a community carnival this weekend.

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Missouri

St. Louis boy begs people to 'stop killing each other'

In a viral Facebook video that has now been viewed more than 90,000 times, a 6-year-old pleads with the people of St. Louis to “stop killing each other.”

An upcoming TV comedy takes a literal look at the Bible. (Corey Perrine/Naples Daily News via AP)

Faith

Optional Bible class at Michigan elementary school canceled after complaints

Children at Daisy Brook Elementary School, a public grade school in Fremont, Michigan, no longer have the option to attend a "Bible Release Time" class held at the local Fremont Wesleyan ...

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CRIME

Kansas City church greeter shot in head while welcoming parishioners, police say

Greeter Montell Bruce was hurt in the Sunday shooting at the House of Refuge Family Worship church in south Kansas City, Missouri.

FILE- In this July 18, 2016, file photo, David Clarke, Sheriff of Milwaukee County, Wis., speaks during the opening day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. A jury on Monday, May 1, 2017, recommended criminal charges against seven Milwaukee County jail staffers in the dehydration death of an inmate who went without water for seven days. The jail is overseen by Clarke, but the inquest did not target him.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

Police and Law Enforcement

Sheriff David Clarke denies plagiarizing content in master's thesis

Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke, who says he’s been appointed an assistant secretary in the Department of Homeland Security, has denied he plagiarized content in his master’s thesis on homeland ...

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Southwest

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Man accidentally shot, killed girlfriend outside Texas strip club, cops say

Police say 19-year-old Aldo Saucedo accidentally shot his girlfriend, 18-year-old Natalie Tavares, after getting into a fight outside the Tiger Cabaret off I-30 near Buckner blvd. Another woman was ...

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CRIME

2 accused of dumping body in Texas ditch after stealing funeral home vehicle

A funeral home vehicle with a body in the back was stolen in Texas by a man and a woman who later dumped the body in a ditch, according to reports.

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Texas

Texas teacher arrested for improper relationship with student

A Grand Prairie algebra teacher was arrested Thursday for an alleged improper relationship with a student. ...

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Proud American

North Texas triplets graduate at top of their high school class

High achievement is a family affair in one North Texas household, but it didn't start out that way. ...

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Odd News

Bust a move: Man dancing near Scottsdale car crash scene goes viral

While the crash involving three cars in Scottsdale on Wednesday did cause damage to the cars, as well as an office, but it did make an internet sensation out of a man who was working in the area. ...

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West

West

Massive slide covers stretch of iconic California highway

A major new rockslide has buried a stretch of California's iconic Highway 1 in up to 40 feet of stone and dirt, the latest hit in a soggy winter of slides, floods and road closings along the winding ...

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High School

California high school controversy over student campaign video showing 'terrorists'

A California high school student sparked controversy last week after he created a campaign video that depicted Muslims as terrorists.

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California

California valedictorian drowns in San Joaquin River before graduation

Family and friends on Monday were remembering a California high school senior with a promising future who drowned Saturday afternoon, just two weeks before he was set to graduate as class ...

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Faith

Cal State San Marcos sued by pro-life students

The Students for Life at California State University San Marcos, a pro-life group, and the organization's president, Nathan Apodaca, took the legal action after the university denied the group access ...

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