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Delbert Africa, Philadelphia MOVE group member linked to cop's death, released after 42 years

Delbert Orr Africa, a member of the MOVE 9 group, was released from prison in Pennsylvania Saturday, 42 years after he and eight other members were convicted of third-degree murder in a shootout that ended in the killing of a Philadelphia police officer.

Baltimore state’s attorney blasts police union’s ‘political rhetoric’ after video shows mob attacking officer

Baltimore’s state’s attorney, Marilyn Mosby, took aim at the city’s police union Saturday after union officials condemned a violent attack Friday night against a city police officer.

Utah boy arrested after shooting that killed 4, injured 1 in same family, police say

A young male juvenile armed with a gun killed three children and a woman in Grantsville, Utah on Friday and put a fifth victim in the hospital, authorities said Saturday.  

Oregon woman fired from bank job after giving struggling man $20 to get home for Christmas: report

An Oregon woman claims she was fired from her bank job after helping a struggling customer get home to his family on Christmas Eve by giving him $20 of her own money.

Snapchat plea for help saves California girl, 14, from being forced into prostitution

California police say Snapchat helped save a 14-year-old girl from being forced into prostitution by three strange men--one of whom was charged with raping her, according to reports.

Royal Caribbean claims grandfather knew window was open before toddler's fatal fall

This month, Royal Caribbean filed a motion with the courts in the Southern District of Florida to dismiss a lawsuit filed by the family of Chloe Wiegand, who died after falling from the Freedom of the Seas in July. 

California teachers sue following Delta fuel dump over Los Angeles-area schools

Four teachers from a Los Angeles-area school sued Delta Air Lines on Friday, saying they were exposed to jet fuel when a plane with engine trouble dumped its fuel over a densely populated area.

Missing California couple found dead in Tijuana, son-in-law arrested

A missing California landlord and his wife have been found dead in Mexico where authorities arrested their son-in-law on murder charges.

'Sprawling' winter storm slams upper Midwest and Plains, canceling hundreds of flights as it heads East

A “sprawling” winter snowstorm that slammed the West Coast earlier this week is producing blizzard conditions through much of the Plains as it travels East this weekend, having already canceled nearly 690 flights at one of the nation’s busiest airports, stranding drivers alongside major highways and even triggering an avalanche at a California ski resort, killing one. 

Former Florida mayor gets prison after buying BMW, beach condo with $650G in United Way funds

A former Florida mayor was reportedly sentenced to 51 months in prison and required to pay full restitution Friday for embezzling more than $650,000 from United Way -- after a Navy veteran's testimony played a key role in his conviction.

Alleged serial bank robber sprung by New York bail law turns himself in

An alleged serial bank robber in New York whose repeated heists cast light on a new bail-reform law unexpectedly turned himself into authorities Friday.

Three more men linked to white supremacist group arrested in Georgia, fourth arrested in Wisconsin

Three men linked to a white supremacist group were charged with plotting to murder a married Georgia couple who were part of the Antifa movement, authorities said Friday, a day after three other group members were arrested on federal charges in other states.

Michigan man finds more than $43G in couch he bought from store

Howard Kirby of Michigan got the surprise of his life last month when he found over $43,000 in cash inside a couch he'd purchased, at the Habitat for Humanity ReStore in Owosso. 

Army veteran who said prosthetic legs were repossessed to get new pair from VA

The Department of Veterans Affairs will make a new pair of prosthetic legs for a Army veteran who had his prosthetic legs repossessed two days before Christmas.

Former Gitmo commander found guilty of obstructing justice in civilian's 2015 death

A federal jury on Friday convicted former Naval Station Guantanamo Bay commander Capt. John Nettleton of obstructing justice and other offenses during the Navy's investigation of a civilian's death in 2015.

At least 1 dead, 1 seriously hurt in Northern California avalanche, authorities say

An avalanche at Alpine Meadows ski resort in Northern California killed at least one person and severely injured another, authorities said Friday. 

Former NBA player Jim Farmer facing new sex trafficking, prostitution charges in Tennessee

A former NBA player is facing new charges in a Tennessee sex trafficking case after initial charges were dismissed by a judge two months ago.

Recently released convicted sex offender nabbed for exposing himself, assaulting woman on Greyhound bus

A newly released sex offender who was on his way to California from an Iowa prison was arrested this week for allegedly exposing himself and sexually assaulting a woman on a Greyhound bus.

Sex offender sought in death of Alabama woman who sent worried text after leaving bar

Alabama authorities were seeking a registered sex offender in the death of a woman who was reported missing after leaving a bar with two strange men and then texting a friend, “I feel in trouble.”

Illinois drunk driver crashes into cop car already engaged in separate traffic stop

A drunk driver in Illinois was arrested Wednesday night after crashing into the back of a police cruiser that was already engaged in another traffic stop, law enforcement said. 

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