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Boston mayor: Thanks for sharing message of love, not hate

Mayor Marty Walsh thanks demonstrators, police and other officials after rival protests are held in the city

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First Amendment

Boston 'Free Speech Rally' cut short as conservative activists leave counterprotesters behind

Conservative activists cut short a planned rally in Boston on Saturday as thousands of counterprotesters chanted anti-Nazi slogans and waved signs condemning white nationalism. ...

VIDEO

Protesters and police clash in Boston

Confrontation at free speech rally

VIDEO

Former Boston police commissioner talks protest preparations

Ed Davis provides insight on how police control crowds

VIDEO

Thousands of protesters march in Boston

Molly Line reports on free speech rally and counter-protests

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Southeast

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Sex Crimes

Mother-daughter duo busted in erotic massage parlor sting

A mother-daughter duo was busted earlier this week for an unlicensed massage parlor offering sexual favors.

A bugler (C) plays as Union soldiers take their position during the re-enactment of the Battle of First Manassas/Bull Run in Manassas, Virginia July 23, 2011. The event commemorates the 150th anniversary of the first major conflict of the Civil War. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque  (UNITED STATES - Tags: SOCIETY ANNIVERSARY) - RTR2P7BI

Virginia

Virginia city, site of two Civil War battles, cancels upcoming reenactment weekend

Manassas, Va., has canceled its upcoming Civil War reenactment weekend Friday amid the growing tensions regarding historic markers linked to the Confederacy and last week's Charlottesville tragedy.

VIDEO

1 officer killed, 5 injured in separate shootings

Incidents occurred in Florida and Pennsylvania

Incidents occurred in Florida and Pennsylvania

Police and Law Enforcement

Second police officer dies in Florida shooting

Everett Glenn Miller faces a first-degree murder in the shooting killing of Officer Matthew Baxter.

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Midwest

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Homicide

Girl, 17, to be tried as adult after crashing car into house while high on opiates, killing two teen girls inside

An Indiana teen is being charged as an adult after prosecutors say she was high on opiates when she crashed her car into a house at 107 mph, killing an 8-year-old girl and her older sister inside.

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Police and Law Enforcement

Girl, 14, found after fears she may have run off with her janitor, report says

An Illinois teenager’s family told police that they believe the young woman has run away with her high school’s former track supervisor and janitor.

FILE PHOTO 5NOV96 - Jonathan Schmitz (L) listens to testimony during his murder trial at the Oakland County Court November 5, 1996. Schmitz was found guilty for a second time on August 26 of second-degree murder for killing a man who revealed a homosexual crush on him during the taping of the "Jenny Jones Show", a TV talk show. The sentencing is scheduled for September 14.

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Homicide

'Jenny Jones' killer to be released from prison

A Michigan man convicted in the 1995 murder of another man who expressed romantic interest in him on national television is expected to be released from prison.

FILE - In this July 26, 2017, file photo, Acting Police Chief Medaria Arradondo speaks at a news conference in Minneapolis. City Council members voted unanimously Friday, Aug. 18, 2017, to confirm Arradondo as the city's new police chief after his predecessor was ousted following an officer's fatal shooting of a 911 caller. Arradondo replaces Janee Harteau, who resigned at Mayor Betsy Hodges' request following the July 15 shooting of Justine Damond. (David Joles /Star Tribune via AP, File)

Police and Law Enforcement

Minneapolis taps new chief in wake of Damond shooting

Minneapolis City Council members unanimously confirmed a new police chief on Friday after his predecessor was ousted following an officer's fatal shooting of an Australian woman who had called 911 for ...

Opioid-related deaths were 24 percent higher than previously reported

Drug and Substance Abuse

Suspended oral surgeon dies of suspected overdose

Authorities have identified a suspected overdose victim as a 50-year-old oral surgeon who was temporarily suspended from practicing over patient complaints about care.

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Southwest

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Teen girl gets stabbed during fight

12-year-old girl stabs 16-year-old

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Texas

Large police presence planned for 'Dallas against White Supremacy' rally

Dallas police have increased security measures in preparation for a Saturday evening rally against hate in front of the City Hall.

Convicted sex offender to be freed after only 3 years in jail

CRIME

Babysitter, barber held in sex offenses against children

An 18-year-old woman who was babysitting a 4-year-old boy has been arrested and charged with sexually assaulting the child, say police in San Antonio, Texas.

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Illegal Immigrants

23 illegal immigrants, 250 pounds of weed found in semi-trailer in El Paso

After a traffic stop, officers searched the car and found the immigrants and weed.

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CANCER

Terminally ill dad to celebrate Christmas early with 4 kids

A Texas father facing terminal cancer wants to celebrate Christmas with his four children one last time, so his wife, whose first husband died of cancer, took to Facebook with a special plea.

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West

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CRIME

Las Vegas school fight turns into violent stabbing attack, disturbing video shows

A 12-year-old female Las Vegas student stabbed a 16-year-old girl Friday morning during an altercation before class began, authorities said.

Tomi Lahren and "I Am Jazz" star discuss transgender rights in exclusive sneak peek of season finale

US

Use wrong pronoun for transgender senior? California may punish you

The California state Senate is considering a bill that would punish health care workers up to a year in jail if they “willfully and repeatedly” decline to address a transgender resident with their “...

Dan Springer reports from Seattle

POLITICS

Oregon abortion law funds procedures for illegal immigrants

Oregon has passed the nation’s most progressive abortion bill, requiring state insurers to provide free abortions for all, including illegal immigrants.

There is only one Affordable Care Act insurer left in the state of Iowa and it's expected to see a 57 percent increase in 2018

Health Care

Sticker Shock: Iowa's only ObamaCare insurer seeks 57 percent rate increase

In one of the biggest 2018 premium hikes sought to date, Iowa’s only ObamaCare insurer is looking for a 57 percent rate increase – that’s 13 percent more than they asked for just two months earlier.

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California

Suspected car thief plummets to death from crane at Los Angeles port after standoff

A suspected car thief led police on a chase across Los Angeles Wednesday before he ditched the vehicle, climbed a loading crane at the city's port, stripped naked and fell to his death.

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