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Suspect charged in slaying of Florida police officer and gravely wounding another 

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Suspect charged in slaying of Florida police officer and gravely wounding another 

- A man has been charged with fatally shooting a Florida police officer and gravely wounding his partner, who’s fighting for his life. Everett Miller, 45, was booked with first-degree murder for the death of officer Matthew Baxter, Kissimmee Police Chief Jeff O’Dell said Saturday morning. The horrific incident was part of a chaotic night in which six cops were shot across the country over a few hours
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Norwich Police ID body found in Shetucket River back in July

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Norwich Police ID body found in Shetucket River back in July

- NORWICH — Police say they’ve positively identified a body that was found back in July in the Shetucket River. Police say Jay T. Oat, 54, of Norwich, was found by two people who were fishing in the area. They called police, and found the body, which appeared to have been dead for a period of time, in the river just off of Hamilton Avenue near the intersection with Palmer Street
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Richmond man, 38, dies following New Kent plane crash

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Richmond man, 38, dies following New Kent plane crash

- The pilot and flight instructor involved in Friday's plane crash in New Kent County has died. The incident happened at approximately 11:05 a.m. when a two-seater, single-engine Tecnam fixed wing aircraft was conducting instructional "touch-and-go" maneuvers at the New Kent County Airport. Police said the plane crashed in a field off Liberty Hall Road after experiencing engine trouble. The student pilot, a 67-year-old New Kent man, was taken to a nearby hospital with minor injuries
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Speed Possibly Factor in Crash That Killed One Person Friday Night

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Speed Possibly Factor in Crash That Killed One Person Friday Night

- DES MOINES, Iowa — One person has died following a car crash in Des Moines. Police say officers and fire department personnel responded to a crash at the 1400 block of Herold at approximately 9:37 p.m. on Friday. They say a car left the roadway, went into a parking lot, and crashed into a piece of construction equipment that was parked
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Funeral held for Virginia trooper killed in Charlottesville copter crash

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Funeral held for Virginia trooper killed in Charlottesville copter crash

- Hundreds of mourners gathered Saturday for the funeral of a Virginia state trooper who died in the fatal crash of a helicopter that had been monitoring a violent, white nationalist protest in Charlottesville. Family, friends, political leaders and police officers from around the country honored Lt. Jay Cullen at Southside Church of the Nazarene near Richmond. Cullen, who was head of the state police’s aviation unit, was remembered as a safety-conscious perfectionist who loved being a trooper and flying
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Man facing 1st-degree murder charge in Kissimmee officer’s death

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Man facing 1st-degree murder charge in Kissimmee officer’s death

- Man facing 1st-degree murder charge in Kissimmee officer’s death Man facing 1st-degree murder charge in Kissimmee officer’s death KISSIMMEE, Fla. — Everett Glenn Miller will be charged with first-degree murder in the death of Officer Matthew Baxter. Related Content Kissimmee Police Chief Jeff O'Dell said Baxter and Kissimmee police Sgt. Sam Howard were shot while checking people in an area of Kissimmee known for drug activity
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Teen dies in single-vehicle crash in Perry County

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Teen dies in single-vehicle crash in Perry County

- A teenage boy died after losing control of his vehicle and driving off the side of a road, flipping and striking several trees on Route T west of Woodridge Lane on Friday. The youth was identified as Patrick M. Sanders II, 17, of Perryville, Mo. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Sanders was wearing a seatbelt. Sanders was traveling westbound on Route T in a 2002 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 pickup truck when he traveled partially off the right side of the road
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Suspect arrested in killing, wounding of police officers at Florida bar

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Suspect arrested in killing, wounding of police officers at Florida bar

- Everett Miller faces a charge of first-degree murder for the killing of Officer Matthew Baxter and could face other charges for the wounding of Officer Sam Howard, said Kissimmee Police Chief Jeff O'Dell at a news conference Saturday. Officer Matthew Baxter succumbed to his injuries. Officer Sam Howard is in very grave condition. pic.twitter.com/oXypORJaIn. -- Kissimmee Police (@kissimmeepolice) During a patrol of the neighborhood south of Orlando's theme park hub late Friday, the officers got into a scuffle with Miller, who shot them, the police chief said
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Police: 24-year-old man killed, one shot in Baltimore overnight

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Police: 24-year-old man killed, one shot in Baltimore overnight

- Baltimore police are investigating two overnight shootings — one of which was fatal. At around 11:45 p.m. Friday, officers were called to the 1600 block of Cliftview Ave. for a report of a shooting, according to police. Officers found Devante Monroe, 24, with a gunshot wound to the chest. Monroe was transported to an area hospital where he died from his injuries
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Suspect arrested in killing, wounding of police officers at Florida bar

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Suspect arrested in killing, wounding of police officers at Florida bar

- KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) -- A suspect in the fatal shooting of a police officer in Florida and the grave wounding of another officer was arrested several hours after the attack in a bar, authorities said Saturday. Everett Miller faces a charge of first-degree murder for the killing of Officer Matthew Baxter and could face other charges for the wounding of Officer Sam Howard, said Kissimmee Police Chief Jeff O'Dell at a news conference Saturday
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The Latest: Suspect in stabbing death back in Chicago

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The Latest: Suspect in stabbing death back in Chicago

- CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the extradition of a Northwestern University professor Wyndham Lathem and Oxford University staffer Andrew Warren (all times local): A Northwestern University professor accused with another man in the brutal stabbing death of a 26-year-old hair stylist has returned to Chicago from California to face murder charges. Chicago police escorted 43-year-old Wyndham Lathem to Chicago early Saturday
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1 dead in officer-involved shooting in Homewood

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1 dead in officer-involved shooting in Homewood

- A man was killed in an officer-involved shooting early Saturday morning in Homewood. The shooting occurred at around 1 a.m. at the Extended Stay America Hotel on State Farm Parkway. The State Bureau of Investigation is investigating the shooting at the request of the Jefferson County District Attorney's Office and the Homewood Police Department. No other details were immediately released.View Comments
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Two dead after a two-vehicle crash in western Iowa Friday night

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Two dead after a two-vehicle crash in western Iowa Friday night

- Two people were killed in a two-vehicle crash in Harrison County, Iowa, Friday night. According to the Iowa State Patrol, the crash occurred just before 11 p.m. Friday night near Highway 30 and Niagara Trail, between Logan and Missouri Valley. An eastbound 2013 Ford Focus crossed the center line, striking a 2003 Mitsubishi Eclipse head on, the state patrol said. The identities of the two drivers has not been released and the crash remains under investigation
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Heartbreak for family of American killed in Spain while celebrating anniversary

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Heartbreak for family of American killed in Spain while celebrating anniversary

- (FOX NEWS) -- The father of a Northern California man identified as the American citizen killed in the deadly truck ISIS terror attack in Barcelona, Spain, says his only consolation is that 42-year-old Jared Tucker likely died happy. His father, Dan Tucker, said he had not seen his son happier than he had been in the last year. He had “a magnetic personality and people loved him,” his dad said
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Stamford Police identify the man struck and killed by car

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Stamford Police identify the man struck and killed by car

- STAMFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — Police have identify the man who was struck and killed by car Thursday night. Police say the pedestrian who was struck is identified as 89-year-old, Sanh Truong of Stamford. They say Truong was a longtime resident of Stamford who was known for walking along the High Ridge Road corridor. Stamford Police say Truong was struck by a that was traveling northbound on High Ridge Road
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Driver killed in Bucks County crash

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Driver killed in Bucks County crash

- A driver is dead after his car slammed into a pickup truck on a Bucks County road, and then burst into flames.
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  • Teen dies in single-vehicle crash in Perry County
    Teen dies in single-vehicle crash in Perry County

    , stltoday.com

    A teenage boy died after losing control of his vehicle and driving off the side of a road, flipping and striking several trees on Route T west of Woodridge Lane on Friday. The youth was identified as Patrick M. Sanders II, 17, of Perryville, Mo. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Sanders was wearing a seatbelt. Sanders was traveling westbound on Route T in a 2002 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 pickup truck when he traveled partially off the right side of the road
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  • Ohio Teen Saved by Heart Transplant Passes Away on the First Day of School
    Ohio Teen Saved by Heart Transplant Passes Away on the First Day of School

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    GOSHEN, Ohio — As he prepared for his first day back to school — even posing for a photo on his front porch — there was no sign anything was wrong with 13-year-old Peyton West. But less than an hour later, the 13-year-old passed away after being rushed to the hospital. WCPO reports that Peyton was born with hypoplastic left heart syndrome and needed three open-heart surgeries before his fifth birthday
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  • Man fatally shoots AAA worker over long response time, police say
    Man fatally shoots AAA worker over long response time, police say

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    Jesus Esquivel, 63, confessed to fatally shooting the man over the amount of time it took for AAA to get him assistance, the Miami Herald reports. In a video taken across the street from his Kendall home, a man, believed to be Esquivel, is seen walking up to the AAA contract worker, who is wearing a dark baseball cap and standing behind a white pick up truck
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