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Ohio man charged with killing 4 in different homes

Ohio man charged with killing 4 in different homes

September 4th, 2014 2:42 pm by KANTELE FRANKO, Associated Press

Donald Hoffman has been in custody since Tuesday, when police say he walked into the department alone and provided officers with information that led to two of the bodies. Two others had been found a day earlier.

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Judge: BP's reckless conduct caused Gulf oil spill

Judge: BP's reckless conduct caused Gulf oil spill

September 4th, 2014 2:09 pm by MICHAEL KUNZELMAN and JANET McCONNAUGHEY, Associated Press

BP acted "recklessly" and bears most of the responsibility for the nation's worst offshore oil spill, a federal judge concluded Thursday, exposing the energy giant to roughly $18 billion in additional penalties.

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Father charged with murder after leaving toddler in hot car 7 hours

Father charged with murder after leaving toddler in hot car 7 hours

September 4th, 2014 11:38 am by Associated Press

Justin Ross Harris has told police he was supposed to drive his son to day care the morning of June 18 but drove to work without realizing that the child was strapped into a car seat in the back.

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New York newspaper sacks 'Redskins' nickname

New York newspaper sacks 'Redskins' nickname

September 4th, 2014 11:25 am by Associated Press

The editorial notes that language changes through the years, and "the time has come to leave the word behind."

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Review blames improperly monitored IV line for Oklahoma execution that took 43 minutes

Review blames improperly monitored IV line for Oklahoma execution that took 43 minutes

September 4th, 2014 10:34 am by Associated Press

The report says the IV site was covered with a sheet and not monitored until the physician saw swelling larger than a golf ball.

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North Carolina half brothers freed after 3 decades in prison

North Carolina half brothers freed after 3 decades in prison

September 3rd, 2014 4:43 pm by MICHAEL BIESECKER, Associated Press

The men were convicted of raping and murdering an 11-year-old girl. DNA evidence shows may have been killed by another man.

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Thursday's Hunger Action Day kicks off month of awareness activities

Thursday's Hunger Action Day kicks off month of awareness activities

September 3rd, 2014 12:00 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

On Friday, the food bank is encouraging everyone to join in the Feeding America's nationwide Go Orange for Hunger Relief social media campaign

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Battle of the Badges blood drive competition honors Sept. 11 first resonders

Battle of the Badges blood drive competition honors Sept. 11 first resonders

September 3rd, 2014 11:30 am by Sue Guinn Legg

Opportunities to donate blood on behalf of a local first responder units scheduled through Sept. 12

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Couple accused of killing child with grape soda indicted on murder charges

Couple accused of killing child with grape soda indicted on murder charges

September 2nd, 2014 9:12 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

A father and step mother accused of killing a 5-year-old girl by forcing her to drink an excessive amount of grape soda and water in 2012 were served Friday with sealed Hawkins County Grand Jury indictment warrants Friday.

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U.S. family grieving over new beheading video

U.S. family grieving over new beheading video

September 2nd, 2014 5:46 pm by LARA JAKES, AP National Security Writer

Earlier, the State Department said U.S. intelligence officials were still trying to determine if the video was genuine.

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