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Food truck video of slain University of Idaho students offers timeline of their final hours

Two of the four University of Idaho students who were killed on Sunday were last seen alive ordering at a late-night food truck in Moscow, Idaho, at about 1:41 a.m., the truck's live Twitch stream shows. → Read More

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Idaho police ask for calm after quadruple homicide despite no suspects in custody

Police in Moscow, Idaho, tried to calm growing community concerns Wednesday about the killings of four University of Idaho students -- even as police said they did not have a suspect in custody and declined to provide the public further information. → Read More

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Today’s Powerball jackpot is expected to hit a record $1.9 billion

The Powerball lottery jackpot is expected to grow to $1.9 billion for Monday's drawing, according to the California Lottery, making it the largest lotto prize ever offered -- just as its organizers intended when they changed the odds in 2015. → Read More

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These are the women expected to testify against Harvey Weinstein at his second sexual assault trial

Eight women are set to testify in a trial altogether similar to the one that led to the movie producer's landmark conviction two years ago. → Read More

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Bronx man convicted of murder-for-hire for ordering hits on his father and brother

A 44-year-old man was convicted of murder-for-hire and conspiracy for ordering hits on his Mafia-associated father and his brother in the Bronx, New York, in a case as notable for its barbarity as for its multiple bungling murder attempts. → Read More

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Shootings of police officers highlight a rise in violence and distrust

In all, from Monday through Friday last week, 13 police officers were shot -- amid a heightened level of violence against law enforcement officers this year. → Read More

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Northeastern University package explosion was a hoax carried out by employee, complaint states

Authorities have arrested and charged a Texas man in connection with a reported package explosion at Northeastern University last month, the FBI announced Tuesday. → Read More

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Ian left a trail of destruction stretching from the Caribbean to the Carolinas. Here’s a closer look

Whether as a hurricane, tropical storm or disorganized system, Ian's combination of high winds, heavy rain and historic storm surge left a trail of destruction wherever it moved. → Read More

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California woman who faked her own kidnapping set to be sentenced today

The California woman who faked her own kidnapping in 2016 in a hoax that was exposed with the help of advances in DNA technology is set to be sentenced on Monday. → Read More

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Uvalde superintendent updates school board and frustrated parents on safety measures as school year nears

With the new school year in Uvalde, Texas, just over a week away, Superintendent Hal Harrell gave an update Monday night on new security measures across the district in the wake of the May 24 massacre at Robb Elementary School, including the hiring of more officers on campuses and the installation of cameras in schools. → Read More

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How a tiny nonprofit with no full-time employees became the foremost tracker of gun violence in America

The Gun Violence Archive is funded almost entirely by a single octogenarian donor, has no office space or any full-time employees and is led by a bushy-bearded Kentucky gun owner who sold several of his firearms to help launch the group. → Read More

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The fall of the prominent Murdaugh family: A timeline of deaths, alleged embezzlement and an insurance scam

For 87 years, the Murdaugh family name came to represent a legal dynasty in coastal South Carolina. But now, the family has been closely connected to a bloody tragedy, allegations of embezzlement and a bizarre murder-for-hire plot to score millions in life insurance. → Read More

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Disgraced South Carolina attorney Alex Murdaugh could face murder charges this week, attorney says

The family of Alex Murdaugh, the disgraced South Carolina attorney accused of defrauding legal clients and carrying out a failed suicidal fraud scheme, has been told he could soon be indicted on murder charges as well, his attorney told CNN. → Read More

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Police have arrested a 'person of interest' after a mass shooting at July 4th parade in Highland Park, Illinois

An intense massive manhunt is underway across the Chicagoland area for a 22-year-old man who authorities have identified as a person of interest in a mass shooting at a parade that left six dead and sent more than two dozen people to hospitals, upending Fourth of July festivities in cities in the region. The shooting in Highland Park, about 25 miles north of Chicago, began shortly after 10 a.m.… → Read More

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17-year-old shark attack survivor describes her battle with the beast

Addison Bethea was out hunting for scallops in the waters off Keaton Beach, Florida, on Thursday when a shark latched onto her flesh. → Read More

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Uvalde mayor says he's frustrated by lack of transparency in school shooting investigation

The mayor of Uvalde, Texas, said Tuesday he was frustrated by law enforcement's lack of transparency in the investigation into the mass shooting at Robb Elementary School two weeks ago. → Read More

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Uvalde mass shooter was not confronted by police before he entered the school, Texas official says

The 18-year-old suspect who killed 21 people at a school in Uvalde, Texas, on Tuesday was not confronted by police before he entered the school, a Texas law enforcement official said, contradicting earlier comments from leaders and raising further questions about the police response to the massacre. → Read More

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This hero doctor charged a gunman at a church service and prevented further bloodshed, officials say

A California family and sports medicine doctor with a deep interest in building community was praised as a hero after he died confronting a gunman at a church service Sunday. → Read More

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Mass shooting at Buffalo supermarket was a racist hate crime, police say

The 18-year-old suspected of opening fire at a Buffalo supermarket Saturday told authorities he was targeting the Black community, according to an official familiar with the investigation. → Read More

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The Alabama manhunt is over, but these unanswered questions remain

The 11-day manhunt for former Alabama corrections official Vicky White and the prisoner she helped escape ended in Indiana on Monday with her dead from a gunshot wound and him in handcuffs, authorities said. Yet the end of the saga leaves a number of questions still unanswered, none more so than the obvious: Why? → Read More