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Judge Seals Bobbi Kristina Autopsy Results with Court Order

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The cause of Bobbi Kristina Brown's death has been determined, but the medical examiner's office won't publicly unveil autopsy results… Read More

Indianapolis Teen Dies in Police Custody

Indianapolis Teen Dies in Police Custody

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An 18-year-old Indianapolis teen is dead after complaining about breathing troubles while in police custody. IMPD officials say Terrell Day… Read More

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The fatal shooting of a man in a wheelchair by Wilmington police is being investigated by a new unit within the Delaware attorney general’s… Read More

House Speaker Joe Boehner Announces Resignation

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In a stunning move, House Speaker John Boehner informed fellow Republicans on Friday that he would resign from Congress at the end of October, stepping… Read More

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A Texas high school football coach who is believed to be responsible for a game referee getting tackled by members of his squad no longer has his… Read More

Justice Department Appoints $19 Million in Grants for Police Body Cameras

Justice Department Appoints $19 Million in Grants for Police Body Cameras

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The Department of Justice awarded $19.3 million in grants Monday to dozens of police departments seeking to start using body cameras but turned down… Read More

Former NBA Star Builds Affordable Housing Complex for Community

Former NBA Star Builds Affordable Housing Complex for Community

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Former NBA star Devean George knows what it's like to grow up in a deprived community. That's why the ex-pro athlete is giving back to his… Read More

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