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Jury sentences ambush killer to death penalty

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Jury sentences ambush killer to death penalty

- MILFORD, Pa. — A bell tolled the fate of a gunman after a jury on Wednesday condemned him to die for shooting two Pennsylvania troopers at their barracks in a late-night ambush, killing one and leaving a second with devastating injuries. Eric Frein, 33, was sentenced by a jury to death by lethal injection a week after his conviction on charges including murder of a law enforcement officer and terrorism

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Bessemer police investigating double shooting on Gray Street

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Bessemer police investigating double shooting on Gray Street

- Bessemer police are investigating a shooting that sent two people to the hospital Wednesday night. Fire officials at the scene say one person was shot in the stomach and another was shot in the forearm at a home in 400 block of Gray Street. The victims' injuries aren't life-threatening. No word yet if any arrests have been made. Look for updates here and on WVTM 13 at 10

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Homeless campers putting down roots near airport businesses

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Homeless campers putting down roots near airport businesses

- PORTLAND, Ore. -- Portland's homeless crisis is putting down bigger roots near the city’s airport. Owners and staff at several hotels and rental car companies surrounding Portland International Airport say over the last six months, homeless campers living in trailers and RVs have parked in the area. They say they are seeing a spike in break-ins, thefts and instances harassment. Patrick Milton said it’s easy to quantify how his work routine has changed in recent months

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Lobos absorb absurd 27-15 baseball loss to Texas Tech

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Lobos absorb absurd 27-15 baseball loss to Texas Tech

- .... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... The University of New Mexico’s home game Wednesday against No. 8 Texas Tech served up a heapin’ helping of offense, plenty of subpar pitching and more than its share of bizarre moments. When it ended, a mere 4 hours and 29 minutes after the first pitch, the Red Raiders headed for home with a 27-15 victory and a split of the two-game series

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Raucous crowd protests ‘sanctuary cities’ bill at Texas Capitol 

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Raucous crowd protests ‘sanctuary cities’ bill at Texas Capitol 

- Immigrant families as well as their friends and allies gathered at the Texas Capitol Wednesday evening, a crowd of several hundred dressed in black to protest a state bill that would ban so-called sanctuary cities. City Council Member Greg Casar, who is against the bill, spoke to protesters in the Capitol Rotunda, urging them to continue making their voices heard. Cities must not comply with an unconstitutional law, he said

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Hays softball team embraces a heartfelt mission to play for Brynn

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Hays softball team embraces a heartfelt mission to play for Brynn

- BUDA — When Brynn Aylor laughed, so did her friends. “As soon as you heard (her laugh), all you can do is laugh,” said Maddie Villarreal, a junior right fielder for the Hays softball team. “Sometimes you would just want to tell her, ‘Be quiet, Brynn.’ Because we would get in trouble, because it was loud. I think about it now, and I could hear that laugh forever

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And with the first pick …: Our 2017 NFL mock draft, from Nos. 1-32

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And with the first pick …: Our 2017 NFL mock draft, from Nos. 1-32

- NFL MOCK DRAFT American-Statesman staff writer Kevin Lyttle and fantasy expert Cat Vasquez offer their thoughts on round one Thursday night. Pick, team;Lyttle;Vasquez 1. Browns;Mitch Trubisky (QB/North Carolina);Myles Garrett (DE/Texas A & M) KL: The Aggie is the smart pick, but Browns management sees Cleveland-area QB as its next Bernie Kosar. 2. 49ers;Myles Garrett (DE/Texas A & M);Solomon Thomas (DE/Stanford) CV: With so many needs, Niners should trade down for more picks … unless Garrett really is available

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How Mr. Fries Man turned his love of pastrami-topped fries into an Instagram success story

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How Mr. Fries Man turned his love of pastrami-topped fries into an Instagram success story

- GARDENA, Calif. — Craig Batiste isn’t your typical culinary superstar — he doesn’t have a resume that includes staging at any of the city’s best restaurants, he’s adamant about the fact that he isn’t a chef, and his culinary reputation is built on heaping piles of French fries topped with sauteed shrimp and lemon garlic sauce. What he does have is half of a restaurant, which he shares with a Wings N Greens in a strip mall in Gardena, and a boisterous following that includes nearly 65,000 followers on Instagram

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Jury sentences ambush killer to death penalty

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Jury sentences ambush killer to death penalty

- MILFORD, Pa. — A bell tolled the fate of a gunman after a jury on Wednesday condemned him to die for shooting two Pennsylvania troopers at their barracks in a late-night ambush, killing one and leaving a second with devastating injuries. Eric Frein, 33, was sentenced by a jury to death by lethal injection a week after his conviction on charges including murder of a law enforcement officer and terrorism

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Police: Autopsy shows Iowa City bail bondsman shot to death

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Police: Autopsy shows Iowa City bail bondsman shot to death

- The Press-Citizen reports that the body of 34-year-old Jonathan Wieseler was found Sunday morning inside Lederman Bail Bonds, across the street from the Johnson County Jail. Iowa City police say preliminary autopsy results released Wednesday show Wieseler had been shot. Adam Santi, a friend of Wieseler's, said Wieseler's was engaged to be married, and his bachelor party in Las Vegas had been scheduled for the coming weekend

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FBI Director James Comey set to testify before Senate judiciary committee

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FBI Director James Comey set to testify before Senate judiciary committee

- WASHINGTON (CNN) — The Senate judiciary committee announced Wednesday that it has scheduled a hearing for May 3 with testimony from FBI Director James Comey. Related Content The hearing was announced for FBI oversight purposes, and is not necessarily related to congressional investigations into alleged Russian involvement in the 2016 presidential election. In a March hearing before the House intelligence committee, Comey publicly confirmed that the FBI and the Department of Justice had an open investigation into potential collusion between Russia and President Donald Trump's campaign

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How much would fictional houses cost in real life?

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How much would fictional houses cost in real life?

- (CNN) — From Great Gatsby's luxury estate to Count Dracula's Transylvanian lair and Amelie Poulain's tiny Parisian pad, the houses in which our favorite fictional characters reside are often inspired by real-life properties. CNN tracked down some of literary and cinematographic history's most famous post codes and calculated their value in today's property markets. Use the slider tool to reveal their prices

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Toddler rescued after 10 hours in water well

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Toddler rescued after 10 hours in water well

- A dramatic rescue - with a happy ending. On Tuesday, a 20-month-old child fell into a 16-meter-deep well located in southern Romania. It took emergency teams over 10 hours to rescue the young boy. Immediately after the rescue, the boy was taken by helicopter to a hospital in Bucharest to receive medical care.

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Family struggling to bring Omaha native home after hiking death

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Family struggling to bring Omaha native home after hiking death

- OMAHA, Neb. — An Omaha family wants to say goodbye to their loved one who died in a hiking accident in the Sequoia and Kings National Park last weekend. But they’re having trouble bringing Karissa Jones home due to the expenses. Jones moved to Tulare, California, last month to be with her boyfriend. She just celebrated her 21st birthday there. U

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Delaware State Police trooper killed in shooting ID'd; suspect barricaded

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Delaware State Police trooper killed in shooting ID'd; suspect barricaded

- Wednesday, April 26, 2017 10:31PM The Delaware State Police has released the identity of a trooper who was shot and killed at a Wawa convenience store in Bear. He has been identified as Cpl./1 Stephen J. Ballard. Ballard, 32, was an 8.5-year veteran of the Delaware State Police and was assigned to patrol at Troop 2, Glasgow. Meanwhile, the suspected shooter has barricaded himself inside his home in Middletown

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Trooper ambush killer Eric Frein sentenced to death

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Trooper ambush killer Eric Frein sentenced to death

- MILFORD, Pa. (WPVI) -- A jury has given the death penalty to a gunman who targeted Pennsylvania state troopers at their barracks, killing one and leaving a second with devastating injuries. Eric Frein was sentenced Wednesday, a week after his conviction on charges including murder of a law enforcement officer and terrorism. Prosecutors say Frein was trying to spark a revolution when he killed Cpl

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  • Cincinnati viral dancer to be featured on NBC’s 'Little Big Shots'
    Cincinnati viral dancer to be featured on NBC’s 'Little Big Shots'

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    10-year-old goes viral after dance battle video circulated on social media. . Cincinnati viral dancer to be featured on NBC’s 'Little Big Shots' 10-year-old goes viral after dance battle video circulated on social media CINCINNATI — A 10-year-old Cincinnati boy whose dance video went viral last summer will be featured on NBC's "Little Big Shots." Ellis Weaver's video shows the boy in a dance-off with a police officer

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  • House would require cursive writing in Illinois schools
    House would require cursive writing in Illinois schools

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    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) _ Don’t toss the grammar-school composition paper yet. The Illinois House approved legislation 67-48 Wednesday requiring elementary and high schools to teach cursive writing. The sponsor is Chicago Democratic Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch. He says it’s important that tech-savvy children to retain cursive writing to read historical documents, write personal notes and sign documents. Republican Rep. Steven Andersson of Geneva says cursive does not help develop young minds any better than printing

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