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Man Dies After Shooting Fireworks From Top Of His Head

A 22-year-old man had an unfortunate ending to his Fourth of July after trying to launch a firework off the top of his head which killed him instantly. 213 more words

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Captured fugitive back behind bars

ALBANY, NY (WDTN) – Captured fugitive David Sweat is back behind bars.

After being released from an Albany hospital, Sweat was taken to a maximum security New York early Sunday morning. 28 more words


SC lawmakers return for Confederate flag debate

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) – While it appears there is broad support in the South Carolina Legislature to bring down the Confederate flag, the depth of that support will get its first test this week as lawmakers return to Columbia to come up with a specific plan. 597 more words


Earnhardt wins rain-delayed Daytona ahead of Dillon's crash

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A horrific last-lap accident that left drivers fearing for Austin Dillon’s safety muted Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s victory in the rain-delayed race at Daytona International Speedway. 778 more words


Man poses as armored truck driver, steals $75k from Wal-Mart

BRISTOW, Okla. – Authorities said a man walked into a Wal-Mart, claimed to be an armored truck driver and convinced store employees to give him $75,000. 115 more words


Man Shoots Off Firework From Top of His Head, Dies Instantly

CALAIS, Maine (AP) — A 22-year-old man who was drinking and celebrating the Fourth of July tried to launch a firework off the top of his head, killing him instantly, authorities said Sunday. 332 more words

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Man shoots off firework from top of his head, dies instantly

CALAIS, Maine — Authorities said a 22-year-old man died after he launched a firework off the top of his head on Saturday night.

WCSH reported that 22-year-old Devon Staples and his friends… 186 more words