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Man pleads guilty for role in deadly tractor-trailer crash

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NEW LONDON, Conn. - A Massachusetts truck driver involved in a 2014 crash that killed a 26-year-old man and his two young children on a Connecticut highway has pleaded guilty to negligent homicide.
Sixty-two-year-old Gerard Dube faces up to nine months in prison. The Day reports that the Swansea, Massachusetts, resident entered his plea Tuesday at Superior Court in New London and is expected to return there for sentencing on Jan. 23.
Prosecutors say Dube was driving a tractor-trailer when he rear-ended multiple vehicles slowing for congestion on Interstate 95 in Waterford in October...
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Rancho Tehama gunman who killed 4 was out on bail

Rancho Tehama gunman who killed 4 was out on bail

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The gunman behind a shooting rampage near a Northern California school was out on bail charged with stabbing a neighbor, others had complained about him firing hundreds of rounds from his house, and he had been the subject of a domestic violence call the day before the attack.
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California gunman who killed 4, wounded 10 was out on bail

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RANCHO TEHAMA RESERVE, Calif. - The gunman behind a rampage in Northern California was out on bail charged with stabbing a neighbor, others had complained about him firing hundreds of rounds from his house, and he had been the subject of a domestic violence call the day before the attack. Yet Kevin Neal was free and able to use a semiautomatic rifle and two handguns Tuesday to shoot 14 people, killing four, in seven different locations across his rural community, including an elementary school, before he died in a shootout with police.
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Bail cut for alleged driver in crash that killed 4

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. - A judge has reduced bail for a Connecticut man authorities say was driving an SUV that crashed in Massachusetts earlier this year, killing four passengers. The Republican newspaper reports that a judge on Tuesday reduced Aaron Thorne's bail to $25,000 cash from $50,000. The attorney for the 19-year-old Thorne asked that the bail be reduced to $5,000, while prosecutors asked that it remain unchanged.
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AP source: Flynn lawyers make a break with Trump team

AP source: Flynn lawyers make a break with Trump team

The decision could be a sign that Flynn is moving to cooperate with Mueller's investigation. Read more ...

Texas authorities search for suspect in fatal shooting of trooper

Texas authorities search for suspect in fatal shooting of trooper

Authorities have identified the suspect as Darbrett Black, a black man who is 5-feet, 11-inches tall and weighs 175 lbs. Read more ...

Facebook will show users what Russian propaganda they liked or followed

Facebook will show users what Russian propaganda they liked or followed

Facebook estimates that close to 150 million Americans may have been exposed to content from the Internet Research Agency between June 2015 and August 2017 on Facebook and... Read more ...

Macy's parade begins with balloons, bands and security

Macy's parade begins with balloons, bands and security

The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade stepped off Thursday with soaring balloons and high-stepping bands as police went all-out to secure it in a year marked by attacks on outdoor... Read more ...

President Trump tells military 'We're really winning'

President Trump tells military 'We're really winning'

Trump accused the previous administration of not allowing soldiers on the ground to do their jobs. But he says that now, "We're not fighting anymore to just walk around, we're... Read more ...

Police officer serving country overseas gets Thanksgiving surprise

Police officer serving country overseas gets Thanksgiving surprise

It was a special Thanksgiving this year for a Louisiana police officer now serving his country in a different uniform in Afghanistan. Read more ...

West Roxbury homicide suspect to face murder charges

West Roxbury homicide suspect to face murder charges

A 39-year-old man will face murder charges for the death of a 40-year-old West Roxbury man, Boston Police said Thursday. Read more ...

Man tries to sell ‘slightly used' casket on Facebook, post goes viral

Man tries to sell ‘slightly used' casket on Facebook, post goes viral

A Mississippi man is selling a “slightly used” casket on Facebook for $200. Read more ...

Mississippi State loses QB Nick Fitzgerald to ugly leg injury

Mississippi State loses QB Nick Fitzgerald to ugly leg injury

The Egg Bowl turned ugly after Mississippi State quarterback Nick Fitzgerald suffered a gruesome leg injury. Read more ...

Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe granted immunity, military says

Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe granted immunity, military says

Zimbabwe's former president Robert Mugabe and his wife have been granted immunity from prosecution, the military said Thursday, allowing the couple to remain in the country. Read more ...