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Caleb Seely rides a unicycle on a snow covered sidewalk as he heads home after helping shovel out his brother's driveway during a winter storm, Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019, in Portland, Maine. The extra knobby tire on Seely's ride provided traction on a day when snow, sleet and freezing rain kept most motorists indoors. Parts of New England residents are bracing for up to 18 inches of snow. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)
Ice glazes over swath of US as wind chills fall below zeroA winter storm that covered parts of the Midwest and Northeast in snow this weekend has manifested into a deep freeze
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Authorities: Police officer gunned down in Mobile, AlabamaA police officer has been shot to death in Mobile, Alabama, becoming second officer in Alabama to lose his life in line of duty this month
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FILE - In this Feb. 22, 2017, file photo, a large crowd representing a majority of the remaining Dakota Access Pipeline protesters, including Nathan Phillips, center with glasses, march out of the Oceti Sakowin camp before the deadline set for evacuation of the camp near Cannon Ball, N.D. Phillips says he felt compelled to get between a group of black religious activists and largely white students with his ceremonial drum to defuse a potentially dangerous situation at a rally in Washington. (Mike McCleary/The Bismarck Tribune via AP, File)
Native American says he tried to ease tensions at MallA Native American seen being taunted in online video outside the Lincoln Memorial says he felt compelled to get between two groups with his ceremonial drum to defuse a confrontation
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Coroner's Report Sheds Light on Couple's Death PlungeThe sad story of a couple who plummeted 800 feet to their deaths at Yosemite National Park in California is getting a little clearer, Fox News reports. Autopsy investigations by Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department show that Meenakshi Moorthy, 30, and her husband, Vishnu Viswanath, 29, had ethyl alcohol in their...
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Tennessee officer suspended after video shows man being hitPolice say an officer in Tennessee has been suspended with pay after videos showed a suspect being punched during a traffic stop last year
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Driver Learns Hard Lesson in Attacking Snowman"Life is hard, but it's much harder when you’re stupid." So said Kentucky resident Cody Lutz after someone apparently drove into a snowman in his yard and learned—abruptly, we assume—that it was built on a tree stump, USA Today reports. Lutz built the nine-foot-tall snowman Sunday with his...
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This Aug. 2018, booking photo of Mark Leo Gregory Gago, 42, was provided by the Clackamas, Ore., County Sheriff's Department. Gago killed four members of his family Saturday night, Jan. 19, 2019 at the rural home they shared and was shot by sheriff's deputies as he tried to kill a girl, authorities said. Gago killed his parents, his girlfriend and their infant daughter Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019, night before deputies shot him, the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office said. The sheriff's office identified the victims as Olivia Gago, 9 months, Shaina Sweitzer, 31, Jerry Bremer, 66, and Pamela Bremer, 64. (Clackamas County Sheriff's Department via AP)
Deputies shoot man after he kills 4, including baby daughterAuthorities in Oregon say a man killed four members of his family and was shot dead by sheriff's deputies
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FILE - In this February 1964 file photo, Henry Montgomery, flanked by two deputies, awaits the verdict in his trial for the murder of Charles H. Hurt, a sheriff’s deputy in Baton Rouge, La.  Montgomery, the subject of a 2016 Supreme Court ruling, has been behind bars for more than a half-century. He was denied parole in 2018. Now 72, he will be eligible for another hearing February 2019. (John Boss/The Advocate via AP, File)
After 2016 ruling, battles over juvenile lifer cases persistThree years after the Supreme Court offered a second chance to some 2,000 juvenile lifers, about 400 have been freed and hundreds more have shortened sentences
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The remains of the damaged historic First Presbyterian Church in Wetumpka, Ala., is seen after a possible tornado on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019. (Mickey Welsh/The Montgomery Advertiser via AP)
Tornados inflict damage in Alabama town, Florida PanhandleHomes, businesses, government offices and churches badly damaged or demolished when tornadoes struck central Alabama; another tornado reported at air base in Florida Panhandle
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Handcuffed man flees police during transportThe New York Police Department is looking for a man last seen in handcuffs who fled from authorities while he was being taken to a booking center.
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A police car sits in front of Covington Catholic High School in Park Hills, Ky., Saturday, Jan 19, 2019. A diocese in Kentucky apologized Saturday after videos emerged showing students from the Catholic boys' high school mocking Native Americans outside the Lincoln Memorial on Friday after a rally in Washington. (AP Photo/Bryan Woolston)
The Latest: Native American says he sought to quell tensionA Native American organizer of a march in Washington, D.C., says he felt compelled to get between a group of black religious activists and largely white students with his ceremonial drum to defuse a potentially dangerous situation
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The Latest: Man blamed in family killing had weapons arrestOregon authorities say a 42-year-old man killed four members of his family and was shot dead by sheriff's deputies as he tried to kill a girl
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