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Minnesota man accused in African lion death thought hunt was legal

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) — An avid Minnesota hunter accused of illegally killing a protected lion in Zimbabwe said Tuesday that he thought everything about his trip was legal and wasn’t aware of the animal’s status “until the end of the hunt.” 623 more words

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Man sentenced for 2014 sex assault arrest

STAMFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — A Bridgeport man arrested in August of 2014 for sexually assaulting a juvenile has been sentenced to jail Tuesday.

Stamford police arrested Andre Joseph, age 57 at the time of his arrest, after a 14-year-old girl claimed he got her pregnant. 81 more words

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Family members of man killed in Brent speak out

BRENT, Ala. (WIAT) — Police in Bibb County have made an arrest in a double homicide that happened in Brent, and family members of one of the men murdered are speaking out about their loved one. 194 more words

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Police Report: Intended victim of murder-for-hire lived downstairs from suspect

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — It was a house on Garfield Ave. in Providence where police say 50-year-old Michelle Larracuente was living when she tried to have her downstairs neighbor killed by a hitman. 333 more words

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FBI: Islamic State sympathizer charged in backpack bomb plot

MIAMI (AP) — A man described by the FBI as an Islamic State sympathizer who hoped to mount attacks on U.S. soil was charged Tuesday with plotting to detonate a nail-filled backpack bomb on a Florida beach. 622 more words

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Gallery: Body of missing 8-year-old found

CLICK to view photos from the search for a missing 8-year-old Maddyson Middleton, which came to a tragic end after police found a body inside a trash bin at a Northern California complex July 27, 2015.

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Two arrested, charged with shooting into Hoover home

HOOVER, Ala. (WIAT) — Two men from Ensley were arrested after allegedly firing shots into an occupied Hoover home.

Monday at 1:35 a.m., Hoover PD received a call reporting shots fired into a house on Deer Valley Road. 210 more words

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