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Dutch court convicts asylum-seeker in station terror attack

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AMSTERDAM (AP) – A Dutch court has convicted an Afghan asylum-seeker and sentenced him to nearly 27 years imprisonment for stabbing two American tourists in a terror attack at Amsterdam’s main railway station. The 20-year-old man, identified by Dutch authorities as Jawed S, was shot by police shortly after he […]

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Diesel fuel found in Georgia creek; cleanup underway

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LITHONIA, Ga. (AP) – Authorities are investigating how diesel fuel entered a Georgia creek. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports cleanup crews were dispatched late last week to the Wesley Branch tributary in DeKalb County. A county statement says an emergency hazmat team responded Thursday after a resident reported the issue, and […]

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4 children hurt by hit-and-run driver

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STONEHAM, Mass. (AP) – Police in Massachusetts are looking for a driver who struck and injured four children and then drove away from the scene. Stoneham police say the children – all 12 and 13 years old – were struck at about 6:30 p.m. Sunday as they stood with their […]

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Missouri homicide suspect arrested after hours-long standoff

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RAYTOWN, Mo. (AP) – Authorities have arrested a Kansas City area homicide suspect after an hours-long standoff. The Kansas City Star reports that the shooting was reported around 1:15 p.m. Sunday at a home in Raytown. Police say the victim was found dead outside the home near a truck. Police […]

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Baltimore police question person in shooting of 2-year-old

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BALTIMORE (AP) – Baltimore police have taken into custody a person of interest in a road rage shooting of a 2-year-old boy. Baltimore Police Commissioner Michael Harrison said the boy was shot in the stomach, and was expected to survive. He said the boy’s driver honked the horn several times […]

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Alabama police question man in 3-year-old girl’s kidnapping

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) – Authorities in Alabama have taken a person of interest into custody in the kidnapping of a 3-year-old girl , who remains missing. An Amber Alert issued Saturday said Kamille McKinney, whose family calls her “Cupcake,” was in “extreme danger.” The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency said a […]

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Man charged with burning kid now accused of burning another

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DELTONA, Fla. (AP) – A Florida man previously accused of burning a 3-year-old child is now accused of burning another, this time with boiling water. Citing a Volusia County sheriff’s statement, news outlets report 47-year-old Terry May was arrested Thursday and charged with child abuse causing great bodily harm. The […]

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Alabama police to charge mother in deaths of sons, 3 and 9

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CULLMAN, Ala. (AP) – Police say they will charge an Alabama woman in the deaths of her 3- and 9-year-old sons. Cullman County Sheriff Matt Gentry says deputies responded to a home Saturday afternoon and found the unresponsive children. Gentry says deputies used tracking dogs to locate the siblings’ mother, […]

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Georgia police: DUI suspect driving 130 mph unhurt in wreck

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ALPHARETTA, Ga. (AP) – Police in Georgia say a DUI suspect who was clocked going 130 mph (209 kph) down a highway went airborne in his car, struck a median and flipped over a guardrail before walking away unharmed. Alpharetta police said in a Facebook post they encountered the unidentified […]

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Police: Man in stolen van had 131 pounds of loose pot plants

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DOVER, Del. (AP) – A Delaware man is accused of driving a stolen van filled with 131 pounds (59.4 kilograms) of marijuana plants. Citing a Dover police statement, news outlets report 24-year-old Jaquell McDonald has been arrested on charges including possessing marijuana with the intent to deliver it and evidence […]

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Indonesia province shuts schools as haze from fires returns

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PALEMBANG, Indonesia (AP) – Thick, noxious haze from new deliberately set fires blanketed parts of Indonesia’s Sumatra island on Monday after days of improving air quality, causing school closings and flight delays. National Disaster Mitigation Agency spokesman Agus Wibowo said nearly 1,200 fires were burning, more than double the number […]

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Tennessee State student found shot in dorm has died

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Authorities say a 19-year-old Tennessee State University student found shot in a campus dorm has died. Citing a school statement, news outlets report the student was found unconscious in a residence hall walkway at about noon on Sunday. Metro Nashville police say the man was taken […]

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Man accused of sexually assaulting man at Maryland hotel

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GLEN BURNIE, Md. (AP) – A Maryland man is accused of entering the hotel room of a sleeping man and sexually assaulting him. News outlets report 41-year-old Olman Danilo Lopez-Lopez has been arrested and charged with offenses including second-degree rape. An Anne Arundel County police statement says officers responded to […]

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Phoenix police investigate crash that killed a motorcyclist

October 13, 2019 Editor 0

PHOENIX (AP) – Police in Phoenix say they’re investigating a crash that killed a motorcyclist. They say 29-year-old Ronald Osterman was driving a dual sports motorcycle around 4:30 p.m. Saturday when he collided with a pickup truck that allegedly pulled out in front of him. Authorities say Osterman was wearing […]