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Kentucky assistant police chief fired for racist messagesCourt documents have revealed what ended the 25-year law enforcement career of an assistant police chief in the Louisville suburb of Prospect, Kentucky: Todd Shaw wrote in Facebook messages that he would shoot black children caught smoking marijuana
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Average US gas price jumps 4 cents to $2.58 for regularThe average price of a gallon of regular-grade gasoline jumped 4 cents nationally over the past two weeks to $2.58
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Leaders to meet with white separatist town official in MaineLeaders in a Maine town say they will meet with their town manager, who has come under fire for espousing white separatist views
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South Carolina suspect found hiding behind fake wall in homePolice investigating a murder attempt were told their suspect wasn't in a house in South Carolina; a closer look found him hiding behind a false wall behind a toilet.
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Debate vigorous as Rockwell town mulls Main Street changesResidents in Norman Rockwell's hometown in western Massachusetts have a colorful debate on their hands _ whether to change the bucolic look of downtown to improve traffic safety
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FILE - In this November 2005 file photo, Larry Greene, public information director of the Southern Ohio Correctional Facility, demonstrates how a curtain is pulled between the death chamber and witness room at the prison in Lucasville, Ohio. In a January 2018 court filing, attorneys for death row inmate Alva Campbell once again recommended a firing squad as an alternative to lethal injection, after the state couldn't find a usable vein during an attempt to execute Campbell on Nov. 15, 2017, that was stopped after 25 minutes of unsuccessful needle sticks. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato, File)
Lawyers: Firing squad must be option for condemned killerAttorneys for a condemned killer whose execution was stopped after 25 minutes of unsuccessful needle sticks are once again recommending the firing squad as an alternative
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Trump Ad: Dems 'Complicit' in Murders by Illegal ImmigrantsJust hours into the government shutdown, the Trump campaign released a video claiming that Democrats in Congress will be "complicit" in every murder committed by immigrants in the country illegally, the Hill reports. "President Trump is right—build the wall, deport criminals, stop illegal immigration now," the ad says. "Democrats...
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Letter penned by Alexander Hamilton for sale in SacramentoA rare military document written by Alexander Hamilton near the end of the Revolutionary War will be up for bidding this week in Sacramento
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FILE - In this June 26, 2017, file photo, needles lay at the Cactus "safe injection site," where drug addicts can shoot up using clean needles, get medical supervision and freedom from arrest, in Montreal, Canada. Some lawmakers, activists and medical groups in Massachusetts are pushing for the creation of "supervised injection sites". Injection sites are already legal in a number of countries including Australia, Canada, France and Spain. (Paul Chiasson/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
Debate on in Massachusetts over safe sites for drug usersSome lawmakers, activists and medical groups in Massachusetts are pushing for the creation of "supervised injection sites" where drug users can shoot up illegal substances under the watchful eye of trained staff
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Sheriff: Florida man slain by deputies carried assault rifleAuthorities say a gun-wielding Florida man was fatally shot by officers after he attacked his wife and daughter
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2 soldiers killed when Army helicopter crashes in CaliforniaThe Army says two soldiers from Colorado have been killed in a helicopter crash during training in the Southern California desert
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FILE - In an April 2, 2009 file photo, Local 7 ironworkers Kevin McConologue, on ladder, and Scott White put protective netting in place over the seating behind home plate at Fenway Park in Boston. Boston Red Sox president Sam Kennedy announced Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018 that the team is planning what he calls a “dramatic” expansion of safety netting at Fenway Park.  He says the netting will be extended past the dugouts on both the left field and right field lines. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)
Red Sox plan 'dramatic' expansion of Fenway safety nettingBoston Red Sox president Sam Kennedy says the team is planning what he calls a 'dramatic' expansion of safety netting at Fenway Park
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