West North Central USA

Professor tackled during St. Louis community college meeting

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Professor tackled during St. Louis community college meeting


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Judge rejects manslaughter plea deal in deadly Franklin County burglary

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Judge rejects manslaughter plea deal in deadly Franklin County burglary


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Cop in alleged hit-and-run resigns; lawyer says she is victim of police misconduct

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Cop in alleged hit-and-run resigns; lawyer says she is victim of police misconduct


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Rising coach Granderson made a difference before gunfire cut him down

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Rising coach Granderson made a difference before gunfire cut him down


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Las Vegas police officers describe storming gunman’s room

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Las Vegas police officers describe storming gunman’s room


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Teen says he was shot during drive-by in Kingsway East neighborhood

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Teen says he was shot during drive-by in Kingsway East neighborhood


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  • Professor tackled during St. Louis community college meeting
    Professor tackled during St. Louis community college meeting

    , fox2now.com

    ST. LOUIS, MO — Things get heated between an adjunct professor and a campus police officer at a St. Louis community college meeting. The incident was all captured on camera. Steve Taylor, a math adjunct professor, is asked to leave the meeting after trustees demand that attendees do not clap after leaving the podium. Dozens of adjunct professors were in the meeting to discuss their bargaining agreement still up for debate
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Politics & Government

  • Senate passes $4 trillion budget blueprint
    Senate passes $4 trillion budget blueprint

    , kcrg.com

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has passed a $4 trillion budget blueprint that is a major step forward for President Donald Trump's ambitious promises for "massive tax cuts and reform." The 51-49 vote sets the stage for debate later this year to dramatically overhaul the U.S. tax code, cutting rates for individuals and corporations while clearing away trillions of dollars' worth of deductions and special-interest tax breaks
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Health

  • For public health expert, opioid crisis hits home
    For public health expert, opioid crisis hits home

    , kcrg.com

    DES MOINES, Iowa (KCCI) -- The legislative liaison for the Iowa Department of Public Health knows how rampant the opioid crisis is, but she never thought it would affect her own family. Deborah Thompson recently opened up about her experiences with the deadly consequences of opioid addiction because her husband, Joe, died last September of an overdose. “I do understand the power of a personal story,” Thompson said
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Family & Parenting

  • Parents Arrested After Death of 17-Month-Old Child Who Weighed 11 Pounds
    Parents Arrested After Death of 17-Month-Old Child Who Weighed 11 Pounds

    , whotv.com

    RIVERSIDE, Iowa — Two parents in eastern Iowa are facing charges in the death of their child. Authorities say the arrest follows an almost year-long investigation in Riverside. On November 9th of last year, a 17-month-old girl was found unresponsive in her crib. An autopsy ruled her death a homicide. While the cause was undetermined, malnutrition and neglect significantly contributed to the death
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Society & Culture

  • Group protests woman's detainment in front of homeland security in Cedar Rapids
    Group protests woman's detainment in front of homeland security in Cedar Rapids

    , kcrg.com

    CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) - Some Eastern Iowans are fighting for a woman who is facing deportation even though her lawyer says she is here legally. Asucena Ramirez's lawyer says she fled Guatemala to escape a domestic violence situation, and border patrol let her in through humanitarian parole. About 15 people protested in front of the Cedar Rapids Homeland Security office
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Education

  • Man tries to abduct elementary school girl, police say
    Man tries to abduct elementary school girl, police say

    , kcrg.com

    WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (KCCI) — West Des Moines police are investigating a possible attempted abduction of an elementary school girl who was walking home, the school district said in an email to students and their families. The incident happened shortly after 4:30 p.m. near the corner of Woodland Avenue and Maplenol Drive. The girl, who attends Crossroads Park Elementary, noticed a silver SUV driving slowly next to her
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Law & Crime

  • Federal judge will not void guilty ruling on Arpaio, despite Trump's pardon
    Federal judge will not void guilty ruling on Arpaio, despite Trump's pardon

    , mprnews.org

    U.S. District Judge Susan Ritchie Bolton says that President Trump's pardon of former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio does not "revise the historical facts" of his case — and that she will not vacate her ruling that found Arpaio guilty of criminal contempt. On Thursday, Bolton quoted Black's Law Dictionary to say that a pardon "releases the wrongdoer from punishment and restores the offender's civil rights without qualification
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Life & Style

  • Ames Couple Meets First Responders Who Helped Deliver Twins
    Ames Couple Meets First Responders Who Helped Deliver Twins

    , whotv.com

    AMES, Iowa -- It's almost too good to be true said Megan Brommel, a mother of four. "It's not real life it's like a lifetime movie. This can't be real life." On May 24th Megan was 33 weeks pregnant with twins and woke up in the middle of the night. "I just remember saying something felt weird and I said baby what is that and he's like, I don't know but I'm calling 911
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