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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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Del Monte recalls select cans of corn distributed in 25 states

Del Monte recalls select cans of corn distributed in 25 states

Del Monte Foods Inc. is recalling more than 64,000 cases of the product due to potential contamination, according to a recall notice. Read more ...

Official: Military jet crashes in ocean off Hawaii

Official: Military jet crashes in ocean off Hawaii

A military spokesman says an aircraft crashed in the ocean Wednesday. Read more ...

Fremont Police Department handing out holiday cheer

Fremont Police Department handing out holiday cheer

Police officers get in the spirit during the season of giving. Read more ...

Reports: 3 people missing in West Virginia coal mine found alive

Reports: 3 people missing in West Virginia coal mine found alive

Three people who were missing in an abandoned coal mine have been found, according to officials. Read more ...

Takeaways from Parkland shooting report include security and law enforcement...

Takeaways from Parkland shooting report include security and law enforcement response failures

Unlocked and unmanned gates and an inadequate public address system are among the missteps highlighted in the draft report of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public... Read more ...

This state is considering a tax on text messages

This state is considering a tax on text messages

There are no details yet on how much the tax would be. Read more ...

Here's how having a decorated Christmas tree during the holidays became a...

Here's how having a decorated Christmas tree during the holidays became a popular tradition

The tradition of keeping a decorated evergreen tree indoors dates back further than you might think. Read more ...

China Detains Second Canadian Citizen

China Detains Second Canadian Citizen

Chinese authorities have detained another Canadian citizen this week, allegedly for harming national security. The detentions appear to be retaliation for Canada's arrest of a... Read more ...

Bankrupt former Heinz chief Tony O'Reilly moves to block civil lawsuit by...

Bankrupt former Heinz chief Tony O'Reilly moves to block civil lawsuit by personal nurse

The lawsuit by Sabina Vidunas alleges the former billionaire reneged on a promise to pay her millions in stock. Read more ...

High-speed train crashes in Turkey, ‘many injuries' reported

High-speed train crashes in Turkey, ‘many injuries' reported

Two carriages have reported toppled, resulting in “many casualties” after a high-speed train has crashed into an overpass in Ankara. Read more ...