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Mom charged with taking her kids 3 decades ago to face judge

A mother charged with snatching her two daughters from Rhode Island in 1985 is scheduled to appear before a judge Wednesday after police found the three living in the Houston area.

Northeast

Man suffers burns after trying to set himself on fire outside Trump Hotel

A man was injured Tuesday night after setting a fire outside the Trump International Hotel in Washington D.C., fire officials said.

FILE - In this Jan. 10, 1967, file photo shows Albert DeSalvo, right, arrives for a court appearance in Cambridge, Mass. Fifty years ago a judge sentenced DeSalvo, a factory worker who claimed he was the notorious Boston Strangler, but questions still swirl around DeSalvo's confession. (AP Photo, File)

Massachusetts

A half-century later, questions cloud Boston Strangler case

Fifty years ago Wednesday, a factory worker who claimed he was the notorious Boston Strangler was sentenced to prison.

FILE - In this June 13, 2012, file photo, police officers and supporters clap as Officer Richard Haste, center, exits the courthouse after posting bail in New York. Haste pleaded not guilty to manslaughter charges in the shooting death of Ramarley Graham, which were ultimately dismissed. His internal NYPD disciplinary trial is scheduled to get underway Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017, to determine what punishment, if any, he incurs because of the fatal shooting. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

New York

NYC police hold trial for officer who killed unarmed man

Lawyers in a disciplinary case for a police officer accused of killing an unarmed 18-year-old in a New York City home in 2012 agreed Tuesday that the officer had reason to suspect the victim had a gun,...

Rachelle Bond appears in Suffolk Superior Court for pre-trial motions, before Judge Christine Roach, Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017, in Boston. Bond is accused of helping dispose of her 2-year-old daughter's body after her boyfriend allegedly killed the girl in 2015. (Pat Greenhouse/The Boston Globe via AP, Pool)

Massachusetts

Mom charged in Baby Doe case asks judge to dismiss charges

A lawyer for a Massachusetts woman accused of helping dispose of her 2-year-old daughter's body has asked a judge to dismiss the charges or move the trial.

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Southeast

FILE- This undated file photo provided by the Orlando Police Department shows Markeith Loyd. Loyd, a suspect in the fatal shooting of an Orlando police officer was captured Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017, after a weeklong manhunt, authorities said. (Orlando Police Department via AP, File) FILE- This undated file photo provided by the Orlando Police Department shows Markeith Loyd. Loyd, a suspect in the fatal shooting of an Orlando police officer was captured Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017, after a weeklong manhunt, authorities said. (Orlando Police Department via AP, File)

CRIME

The Latest: Suspect in officer's shooting armed when caught

The Latest on the arrest of fugitive wanted in an Orlando police officer's fatal shooting (all times local): 9 p.m.

Officer gunned down outside Walmart in Orlando

Police and Law Enforcement

Man wanted in shooting death of Orlando police officer in custody

The man accused of killing an Orlando police officer and his pregnant ex-girlfriend was caught late Tuesday hiding out in an abandoned home wearing body armor and armed with two handguns, officials ...

Police say stolen child located alive and well in South Carolina using DNA testing to confirm her identity

Florida

Woman suspected of 1998 kidnapping of baby jailed in Florida

Authorities say a woman arrested on suspicion of kidnapping a baby girl from a Florida hospital 18 years ago and raising her as her own daughter is now being held in Jacksonville.

CRIME

Feds: McKesson agrees to pay $150M in pill shipment case

Federal prosecutors say McKesson Corp. has agreed to pay $150 million to settle allegations that the drug wholesaler failed to detect and report pharmacies' suspicious orders of prescription pain ...

CRIME

Woman suspected of 1998 kidnapping of baby jailed in Florida

Authorities say a woman arrested on suspicion of kidnapping a baby girl from a Florida hospital 18 years ago and raising her as her own daughter is now being held in Jacksonville.

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Midwest

Missouri

Family in desperate search to find missing Missouri woman

Friends and family of a missing Missouri woman launched a desperate search Tuesday after she failed to return home from work over the weekend.

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North Dakota

North Dakota National Guard reportedly deploys anti-drone system at oil pipeline protest site

The North Dakota Army National Guard reportedly deployed an “anti-drone missile system” at the site of the Dakota Access oil pipeline on Tuesday.

CRIME

Plea deal reached in killing of 13-year-old girl in 1982

Lawyers worked out a plea deal Tuesday in the case of a man charged with killing a 13-year-old Milwaukee girl in 1982.

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Transportation

Search of Lake Erie for human remains from plane crash ends

The search for human remains from a plane that crashed into Lake Erie last month has ended, and DNA testing has identified three of the six people killed, an airport official said on Tuesday.

Ohio

Ex-deputy found not guilty of murder charge in Ohio shooting

A former Ohio deputy sheriff accused of fatally shooting an unarmed man after a chase has been found not guilty of murder and reckless homicide.

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Arizona

Resort Arizona town on alert after rabid bobcat attacks injured 4 people

People flock to the Arizona desert town of Sedona for its tranquility and relaxation. But tranquility turned to terror after a rabid bobcat attacked residents and pets.

US

Mom charged with taking her kids 3 decades ago to face judge

A mother charged with snatching her two daughters from Rhode Island in 1985 is scheduled to appear before a judge Wednesday after police found the three living in the Houston area.

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Police and Law Enforcement

Cop-killer in standoff after fatally shooting police officer is dead

The unidentified man who authorities say fatally shot a police officer Tuesday before barricading himself in a home outside Dallas has died, according to law enforcement.

Markers litter the sidewalk as FBI investigators look over the crime scene in Dallas, Texas, U.S. July 8, 2016 following a Thursday night shooting incident that killed five police officers.  REUTERS/Carlo Allegri - RTX2KE0D

Police and Law Enforcement

Dallas cop sues social media companies for allegedly helping influence police shooter

Lawyers for a Dallas police officer filed a federal civil suit late Tuesday against Twitter, Facebook and Google for allegedly providing “material support” to the Palestinian militant group Hamas and ...

Emergency personnel gather at the scene where an Arizona Department of Public Safety trooper was shot, Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017, at the scene of a rollover accident on Interstate 10 near Tonopah, Ariz. An Arizona state trooper stopped to help at a car wreck along the remote highway Thursday when he was shot and wounded in an ambush by a man who was bashing the officer's head against the pavement until a passing driver shot him to death, authorities said.   The trooper suffered a severe wound to his shoulder and upper chest but he is expected to recover at a hospital.
(Mark Henle/The Arizona Republic via AP)

Police and Law Enforcement

Driver who shot at Arizona officer was in US illegally, investigators say

A driver who shot and killed an illegal immigrant who was attacking an Arizona state trooper on the side of a highway last week believes God put him there to save the officer’s life, police revealed ...

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West

Police and Law Enforcement

Father of man shot to death by police sues California department

The father of a mentally distressed black man shot and killed by police who thought he was armed sued the San Diego-area department on Tuesday.

Colorado

Colorado car salesman dies after crashing Maserati at 'reckless speeds'

A Colorado man was killed Saturday after apparently losing control of the Maserati he was driving and crashed into a ditch.

Washington

Man charged after fire at Washington state mosque

A man with an extensive history of mental illness and property damage has been charged with arson in connection with a fire that severely damaged a Washington state mosque Saturday.

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Noor Salamn to be indicted in Florida

Claudia Cowan reports from Oakland, California

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