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3 Convicted In Murder Of Atlanta Rapper

ATLANTA (AP) — A jury has convicted three men in the shooting death of an Atlanta rapper known as Lil Phat.

Melvin Vernell III was shot and killed in June 2012 outside a hospital where he was awaiting the birth of his child. 124 more words

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Memorial grows where cyclists was killed during early morning crash

SEATTLE — A fatal accident between a box truck and a bicycle ended in tragedy — killing the cyclist.

The crashed happened at 2nd Avenue and University Street shortly before 9 a.m. 305 more words

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Dunbar High cuts quarterback after battery arrest

Bob Rice, who was the starting quarterback on the Dunbar High School football team, has been dismissed from the team following a Wednesday night arrest on charges of battery. 103 more words

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Boston Bombing Suspect Requests Trial Delay

Lawyers for Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev filed a petition Friday asking a federal judge to delay the start of his bombing trial to September 1, 2015 or later. 175 more words

Cussing macaw helped break school abduction case

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – A Philadelphia detective has testified about a foul-mouthed bird that helped lead police to the woman charged with abducting a 5-year-old from school. 106 more words

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Missouri's coded language, a call-out of white liberals and a clarion call to action

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Michael Brown was laid to rest Monday in Ferguson, Missouri, and the city appears relatively calm. It is possible, however, that it is a pseudo peace pending the outcome of the grand jury proceedings for Darren Wilson, the police officer who killed the unarmed teen. 89 more words

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Arrest made in connection to gas station robbery

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) – A Terre Haute man faces several charges following his arrest Thursday.

Conor Tilford appeared in court Friday morning. He’s charged with assisting a robbery that happened at the Ft. 45 more words

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