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Woman killed, child raped in NY mall carjacking

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A man previously charged with having child pornography cut an electronic monitoring device off his ankle before carjacking a woman, fatally stabbing her and raping her 10-year-old daughter, authorities said. David J. Renz abducted the school librarian and her daughter as they left a gymnastics class at a mall in the [...]

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Country music singer JACK GREENE dies at age 83

(Reuters) – Country musician Jack Greene, a veteran star of the Grand Ole Opry, died of complications from Alzheimer’s disease at the age of 83, the Nashville, Tennessee, music hall said on Friday. Greene, who was best known for his smooth voice and 1966 song “There Goes My Everything,” died in his sleep at his [...]

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Allergic Teen Dies After Eating Cookie

Robin Fitzpatrick never knew peanuts could kill her son. Cameron Groezinger-Fitzpatrick, 19, a college freshman who suffered from a severe nut allergy, died last Friday after eating a cookie that contained peanut oil. His friend had sworn it didn’t. “We were all so shocked, it came out of nowhere,” Fitzpatrick told ABCNews.com. “For 19 years, [...]

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Florida politician resigns, 57 charged in scandal

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Florida’s lieutenant governor resigned and nearly 60 other people were charged in a scandal involving a purported veterans charity that authorities said Wednesday was a front for a $300 million gambling operation. The organization, Allied Veterans of the World, runs nearly 50 Internet parlors with computerized slot machine-style games, which have [...]

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California Teacher Accused of Putting Sleeping Pills into Toddler’s Sippy Cups

A teacher at a Morgan Hill, Calif., preschool has been arrested after the school accused her of slipping sleeping pills in sippy cups of children under the age of 2. “We do not know the quantity, but we believe she was breaking the pill into smaller pieces and putting it into the children’s sippy cups,” [...]

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