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FILE - In this Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016 file photo, Michael Bever, center, is led from a courtroom following a hearing in Tulsa, Okla. The Oklahoma Department of Corrections says Bever, serving life in prison for the 2015 fatal stabbings of his parents and three siblings, tried to attack prison staff with an 8-inch long "sharpened instrument." A DOC report first obtained by the Tulsa World says the 22-year-old Bever approached two staff members in a dayroom at the Joseph Harp Correctional Center from behind on July 15, but one grabbed him and he complied with orders to drop the weapon and drop to the ground. DOC spokesman Matt Elliott said Wednesday, July 17 that there were no serious injuries and charges are not likely. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)
Man who fatally stabbed family tried to attack prison staffThe Oklahoma Department of Corrections says a man serving life in prison for stabbing his parents and three siblings to death tried to attack prison staff with an 8-inch long "sharpened instrument."
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Kentucky deputy shot during wellness check at a homeA sheriff's deputy who was shot in southeastern Kentucky while conducting a wellness check is reported in stable condition after surgery
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A year after tragedy, Branson debates future of duck boatsA year after a duck boat sank and killed 17 people in a Missouri lake, the future of the tourist attraction remains a topic of debate
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FILE - In this Aug. 12, 2017 file photo, white nationalist demonstrators clash with counter demonstrators at the entrance to Lee Park in Charlottesville, Va. Federal prosecutors say a “hate crime motivation” should result in stricter sentences for three members of a white supremacist group who pleaded guilty to attacking counterprotesters at the rally in Virginia for far-right extremists. In a court filing Tuesday, July 17, 2019, Justice Department prosecutors recommend prison sentences ranging from 30 months to 46 months for Rise Above Movement members Benjamin Daley, Michael Miselis and Thomas Gillen.  (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)
Prosecutors seek prison terms for Virginia rally attackersFederal prosecutors say a "hate crime motivation" should result in stricter sentences for three members of a white supremacist group who pleaded guilty to attacking counterprotesters at a rally in Virginia for far-right extremists
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Probe: Oklahoma virtual charter founders embezzled millionsState investigators allege the founders of Oklahoma's largest virtual charter school embezzled millions of dollars in state funds through an illegal scheme involving the use of "ghost students" to inflate enrollment numbers
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Indiana attorney general's lawyers deride groping claimsLawyers for Indiana's attorney general argue that allegations he drunkenly groped four women during a party don't meet the legal standard of a misuse of power
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Court upholds death sentence for man who killed 10-year-oldThe Missouri Supreme Court has upheld the death sentence for a man who kidnapped, raped and killed a 10-year-old girl in Springfield
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West Palm Beach 'Weaponizes' MusicWest Palm Beach doesn't want the homeless loitering or sleeping in its waterfront Lake Pavilion, so it's using an unusual tactic to keep that from happening: music. Specifically, as the Palm Beach Post describes it, "weaponized" music. The children’s songs "Raining Tacos" and "Baby Shark" are being played on a...
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Chief of NRA's ex-public relations firm, Angus McQueen, diesAngus McQueen, longtime CEO of the public relations firm that shaped the National Rifle Association's most memorable messages until an acrimonious split last month, has died
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El Chapo Decries Case as 'Stained' as He's Handed LifeEl Chapo's punishment is not a light one. A federal judge in Brooklyn on Wednesday sentenced Mexican drug lord Joaquin Guzman to life in prison plus 30 years; he also must pay $12.6 billion in forfeiture, reports CNN . Guzman spoke at the sentencing hearing, saying "my case was stained...
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Deaths related to retirement home's virus outbreak rise to 3Health officials say three people have now died amid a virus outbreak at a northern Virginia retirement community
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Brother of Sandy Hook Hero Makes Public MoveJT Lewis was 12 years old when he learned his 6-year-old brother, Jesse, had been shot in the head at Sandy Hook Elementary School after helping some of his classmates escape alive . The horrific event transformed Lewis into an advocate in his teenage years—he received an award for courage...
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