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NYC prison guard viciously beaten by murder suspect while on patrol

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A rookie correction officer has been hospitalized with a broken nose and jaw, after a 24-year-old murder suspect brutally attacked and beat the man unconscious inside the Brooklyn House of Detention.
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Tennessee Executes Its First Inmate in Nearly a Decade

Tennessee Executes Its First Inmate in Nearly a Decade

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Tennessee carried out the execution Thursday of a man condemned for the 1985 rape and murder of a 7-year-old girl, marking the first time the state has applied the death penalty since 2009.
Inmate Billy Ray Irick, 59, received a three-drug injection at a maximum-security prison in Nashville and was pronounced dead at 7:48 p.m. local time, authorities said in an emailed statement. He was convicted in 1986 in the death of Paula Dyer, a Knoxville girl he was babysitting.
The U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way Thursday afternoon for the execution, denying Irick's request for a stay. But...
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No active prison time imposed on man who prosecutors said assaulted 14-year-old girl

No active prison time imposed on man who prosecutors said assaulted 14-year-old girl

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A Virginia judge didn't impose any active prison time for a 19-year-old man who prosecutors say tied up a 14-year-old girl and sexually assaulted her.
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Man gets 110 years for East Chicago gang murder of man shot 8 times

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Whether or not Rolando Manuel Leal Jr. thinks he should be held responsible for a 2016 East Chicago gang murder or not, the jury found him guilty, a judge said. “Odds are, unfortunately for you, you will not be walking out of prison,” Judge Samuel Cappas said. Leal, 28, of Portage, was sentenced...
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Cardinal under fire over report on priest abuse 'is not telling the truth,'...

Cardinal under fire over report on priest abuse 'is not telling the truth,' Pennsylvania AG says

The release of a grand jury report detailing allegations of widespread predatory behavior by more than 300 priests against more than 1,000 children is leading to calls for... Read more ...

Can state's first Vegas-style casino spur revival for Springfield?

Can state's first Vegas-style casino spur revival for Springfield?

The casino, hotel, shopping and dining complex spans roughly three city blocks. Read more ...

'UPFRONT' recap: Vukmir excited at possible chance to push Trump agenda in...

'UPFRONT' recap: Vukmir excited at possible chance to push Trump agenda in U.S. Senate

Republican U.S. Senate nominee Leah Vukmir says she is optimistic she will win the votes of Wisconsin Trump supporters, even though television ads in the primary blasted her... Read more ...

Sen. Warren goes On The Record: Issues she believes people care about

Sen. Warren goes On The Record: Issues she believes people care about

Sen. Elizabeth Warren says she's done dozens of town hall meetings to discuss issues like healthcare, college debt and infrastructure. Read more ...

White House lawyer has cooperated with Mueller's Russia probe for months...

White House lawyer has cooperated with Mueller's Russia probe for months, reports say

White House counsel Don McGahn has participated in several interviews, spanning 30 hours over the last nine months, The New York Times reported. Read more ...

Police searching for missing 11-year-old boy

Police searching for missing 11-year-old boy

Andover police are searching for an 11-year-old boy last seen around 9:15 a.m. Read more ...

California PD releases video of police SUV hitting teen running from authorities

California PD releases video of police SUV hitting teen running from authorities

The reported speed of the vehicle was 27 mph when the officer struck the teen with his vehicle, although the speed is still under investigation, according to the police department. Read more ...

1 hurt in crash involving 3 vehicles

1 hurt in crash involving 3 vehicles

Two of the vehicles were stopped when another crashed into them, police said. Read more ...

CloseUP: Naomi Andrews on Medicare, immigration, gun rights, filling...

CloseUP: Naomi Andrews on Medicare, immigration, gun rights, filling Shea-Porter's shoes

She's Rep. Carol Shea-Porter's choice to carry her progressive agenda forward in Congress, but can Democrat Naomi Andrews capture the same primary magic that launched her... Read more ...

Heavy rain, thunder possible Sunday afternoon

Heavy rain, thunder possible Sunday afternoon

A few additional showers are possible Monday morning Read more ...