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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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Brewers beat Dodgers 7-2, send NLCS to Game 7

Brewers beat Dodgers 7-2, send NLCS to Game 7

The Milwaukee Brewers have forced the NL Championship Series to Game 7 with a 7-2 win over the LA Dodgers. Read more ...

With Brewers 7-2 win, NLCS heads to Game 7

With Brewers 7-2 win, NLCS heads to Game 7

Jesus Aguilar and the Milwaukee Brewers forced the National League Championship Series to Game 7, bolting to a big lead and handing it to their dominant bullpen in a 7-2 win... Read more ...

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Saudi Arabia confirms death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi

Saudi Arabia confirms death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi

Saudi Arabia confirms that Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi is dead, according to news reports. Read more ...

Viral obituary brings awareness, donations to nonprofit addiction recovery...

Viral obituary brings awareness, donations to nonprofit addiction recovery center

One woman's heartfelt obituary is touching the lives of families struggling with addiction across the globe. Read more ...

Alaska governor suspends re-election bid days after lieutenant governor...

Alaska governor suspends re-election bid days after lieutenant governor abruptly resigns

Walker's decision to suspend his campaign comes days after the sudden resignation of Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott over "inappropriate comments" toward a woman. Read more ...

Out of this world: 12-pound lunar meteorite sells for more than $600,000

Out of this world: 12-pound lunar meteorite sells for more than $600,000

Would you pay more than $600,000 for a chunk of the moon? Read more ...

USC Reaches $215 Million Settlement Over Gynecologist Abuse Allegations

USC Reaches $215 Million Settlement Over Gynecologist Abuse Allegations

The tentative deal would compensate current and former female students who were patients of former USC gynecologist George Tyndall. He has been accused by about 500 women of... Read more ...

9-year-old Canadian cashes in on long lines for pot, sells out Girl Scouts...

9-year-old Canadian cashes in on long lines for pot, sells out Girl Scouts cookie supply

In the past, Elina has sold her cookies door-to-door and that took weeks, her dad said. Read more ...

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