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  • High-ranking Chicago cop charged with putting gun in suspect's mouth

    By Mary Wisniewski CHICAGO (Reuters) - A Chicago police commander who had been praised for his crime fighting in some of the city's roughest neighborhoods appeared in court on Thursday to face charges he put a gun in a suspect's mouth, officials said. Commander Glenn Evans, who headed a busy…

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  • More than a dozen injured in bus crash at Chicago's O'Hare airport

    A shuttle bus crash on Friday at O'Hare International Airport injured at least 13 people, four of them seriously, Chicago fire officials said. The bus hit a concrete median at about 6:30 a.m. on a road leading to terminals at O'Hare, the country's second busiest airport in terms of passenger…

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  • Closing arguments expected in trial of Virginia ex-governor, wife

    Closing arguments were scheduled on Friday in the federal corruption trial of former Virginia Governor Robert McDonnell and his wife, who are charged with accepting gifts and sweetheart loans from a businessman. District Court Judge James Spencer prepared instructions for the jury after…

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  • Israel police find body of missing U.S. student

    Israeli police said on Thursday they had found the body of a 23-year-old American student who went missing last week near a forest in Jerusalem and that they did not suspect a criminal motive. Aaron Sofer, a Jewish seminary student from New Jersey, vanished last Friday while walking in woods not…

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  • Missouri police sued for $40 million over actions in Ferguson protests

    A group of people caught up in unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, after a white officer killed a black teenager, sued local officials on Thursday, alleging civil rights violations through arrests and police assaults with rubber bullets and tear gas. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri,…

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  • Disputed Kurdish oil tanker mysteriously goes dark off Texas coast

    A tanker near Texas loaded with $100 million of disputed Iraqi Kurdish crude has disappeared from satellite tracking, the latest development in a high stakes game of cat-and-mouse between Baghdad and the Kurds. The AIS ship tracking system used by the U.S. Coast Guard and Reuters on Thursday showed…

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  • In town halls, U.S. lawmakers hear voter anger over illegal migrants

    By Gabriel Debenedetti DALLAS (Reuters) - When Republican Rep. Jeb Hensarling sat down with colleagues and constituents at a recent Chamber of Commerce lunch in Dallas, the first question he faced was whether Congress planned to address immigration policy and a burgeoning border crisis. While he…

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  • Missing Montana college student found dead in Idaho mountains

    By Laura Zuckerman SALMON Idaho (Reuters) - A Montana college student whose disappearance prompted a search by hundreds of police and volunteers was found dead from injuries sustained in a car accident in the mountains of central Idaho, authorities said late on Thursday. The body of Lucius Robbi,…

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  • Detroit bankruptcy judge tosses hold-out creditor's charges

    Bankruptcy Court judge late on Thursday removed allegations made by one of Detroit's remaining hold-out creditors against mediators in the city's historic municipal bankruptcy case. Judge Steven Rhodes chastised Syncora Guarantee Inc for claiming in an Aug. 12 court filing that mediators, Chief…

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  • Pilot of crashed U.S. fighter plane found dead in Virginia

    The pilot of a Massachusetts Air National Guard F-15C fighter that crashed in mountainous western Virginia was found dead on Thursday, officials said. The plane went down on Wednesday in the George Washington and Jefferson National Forests about 100 miles (160 km) southwest of Washington, sending…

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  • No criminal charges in fatal gun range shooting by nine-year-old girl

    By Alexia Shurmur WHITE HILLS Ariz. (Reuters) - County law enforcement officials in Arizona said on Thursday no criminal charges are pending after a probe into a gun range incident in which a 9-year-old girl fatally shot her instructor with an Uzi, adding it was "being viewed as an industrial…

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  • Colorado judge denies special probe in James Holmes' notebook leak

    By Keith Coffman DENVER (Reuters) - A Colorado judge overseeing the murder case against accused theater gunman James Holmes said on Thursday that police may have lied when they denied leaking details of the case to Fox News, but declined to appoint a special prosecutor. Arapahoe County District…

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  • Syrian accused of making detonators with U.S. parts faces Arizona court

    A Syrian man accused of procuring and assembling American-made electronic parts for roadside bombs used in attacks on U.S. Ahmad Ibrahim Al-Ahmad, 36, was arrested in Turkey in 2011 on terrorism-related charges under an Interpol warrant and detained there until his extradition on Wednesday to the…

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  • California governor considers allowing gender identity on death certificates

    Death certificates in California would be changed to reflect the gender identity of people at the time of their death rather than their sex at birth under a bill sent to Governor Jerry Brown on Thursday, the latest effort by the state to further the rights of transgender residents. The California…

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  • Idaho follower of polygamous sect faces child injury charges

    By Laura Zuckerman SALMON Idaho (Reuters) - A follower of imprisoned polygamous sect leader Warren Jeffs has been charged with misdemeanor child injury offenses after eight teenage boys were removed from his home during a raid by Idaho authorities last month, a prosecutor said on Thursday. The…

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  • Hartford police chief criticized by union for joining protesters

    By Richard Weizel HARTFORD Conn. (Reuters) - The head of the police union in Connecticut's state capital on Thursday blasted the city's police chief for marching with protesters demanding that criminal charges be dropped against a teenager subdued by an officer's stun gun last week. Dozens of…

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  • Florida appeals court says state can rule on gay marriage ban

    By Zachary Fagenson MIAMI (Reuters) - An appeals court in Florida on Thursday rejected a motion by its attorney general that urged the state's top court to delay a ruling on its same-sex marriage ban until the U.S. Supreme Court eventually decides on the issue. Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi…

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  • No criminal charges in fatal gun range shooting by 9-year-old girl

    By Alexia Shurmur WHITE HILLS Ariz. (Reuters) - County law enforcement officials in Arizona said on Thursday no criminal charges are pending after a probe into a gun range incident in which a 9-year-old girl fatally shot her instructor with an Uzi, adding it was "being viewed as an industrial…

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  • Lawsuit says police altered video in West Virginia shooting

    Police in a West Virginia city altered video evidence in the death of a mentally ill black man who was shot and killed last year during a confrontation with officers, a lawyer for the victim's family said on Thursday. Sherman L. Lambert Sr., an attorney representing the estate of Wayne A. Jones,…

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