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Longtime education commissioner dies after short illness

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Longtime education commissioner dies after short illness

- BOSTON — Longtime Elementary and Secondary Education Commissioner Mitchell Chester died Monday evening after a short illness, the state's education board chairman announced at a Tuesday meeting. The board observed a moment of silence in memory of Chester and planned to conduct an abbreviated meeting to hold necessary votes, while delaying matters that were not time-sensitive out of respect for him

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Dog dies after suffering heat stroke in animal control vehicle - | WBTV Charlotte

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- VISALIA, CA (KMPH/CNN) – A dog owner in California says he was forced to put his 1-year-old pit bull down after the dog overheated inside an animal control vehicle. Jeff Barnes says Cuda, 1, and his two other pit bulls got out of his gate Friday and attacked a cat, eventually killing it. An animal control officer for the city of Visalia, CA, picked up all three dogs, but because Cuda was found first, Barnes says he was in the truck the longest

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‘Tumultuous divorce’ behind apparent murder of 5-year-old, officials say

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‘Tumultuous divorce’ behind apparent murder of 5-year-old, officials say

- A "tumultuous divorce" led a California man to kill his 5-year-old son in April, investigators said Monday, three days after 35-year-old Aramazd Andressian Sr. was arrested and charged with murder even though his missing son has not been confirmed dead. Andressian was arrested on one count of murder on Friday and will be arraigned in Los Angeles later this week, where he will face 25 years to life in prison if convicted

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Mitchell Chester, commissioner of elementary and secondary education, has died of cancer

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Mitchell Chester, commissioner of elementary and secondary education, has died of cancer

- MALDEN — Mitchell Chester, the state commissioner of elementary and secondary education who had been battling cancer, died Monday night, state officials announced Tuesday morning. Paul Sagan, chairman of the state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education, made the announcement at the start of the board’s monthly meeting Tuesday morning. The news stunned dozens of staffers, education advocates, and others in the room

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Education commissioner Mitchell Chester has died

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Education commissioner Mitchell Chester has died

- Mitchell D. Chester, the state's commissioner of elementary and secondary education, died unexpectedly last night, state education officials announced this morning. "Were very sorry to open this meeting with incredibly sad news," said Chairman Paul Sagan. "Commissioner Chester passed away last night." Tears broke the silence at the monthly state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education as Sagan announced the news

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Man killed in shooting at Woodlawn gas station identified

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Man killed in shooting at Woodlawn gas station identified

- Birmingham police say one person is dead after a shooting in front of a gas station in the Woodlawn community of Birmingham. Rickey Devolya Siler, 35, was shot and killed in the 5900 block of 1st Avenue North. According to police, Siler was crossing the street in front of a gas station at this location when a blue Dodge Charger almost struck him

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Man's body found, Baltimore police investigating as a possible homicide

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Man's body found, Baltimore police investigating as a possible homicide

- A man was found dead Tuesday morning near Gwynns Falls/Leakin Park in what Baltimore police are investigating as a possible homicide. Officers were called to the 1200 block of North Franklintown Road at 4:05 a.m. for a report of human remains, police said. At the scene, they found an adult man with signs of trauma to the head. Medics pronounced the victim dead at the scene, police said

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Woman found dead after Back of the Yards garage fire

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Woman found dead after Back of the Yards garage fire

- A woman was found dead in a burning garage in Chicago's Back of the Yards neighborhood late Monday.

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Jurors likely swayed by the death of an innocent in Bella Bond trial, lawyers say

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Jurors likely swayed by the death of an innocent in Bella Bond trial, lawyers say

- The jury in the Michael P. McCarthy case apparently accepted at least some of the testimony of Rachelle Bond about the murder of her daughter, Bella, according to veteran defense lawyers. “Given the fact that there’s truly only one significant witness in the matter, you’d have to conclude that despite her flaws, the jury accepted the essential components of her testimony,” said Timothy Burke, a Needham lawyer who is a former Suffolk prosecutor

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Juvenile charged with murder in shooting of Montgomery 9-year-old

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Juvenile charged with murder in shooting of Montgomery 9-year-old

- MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - A juvenile has been charged with reckless murder and second-degree assault in connection with a shooting that left a child dead and a teenager injured Monday afternoon, Montgomery police confirmed late Monday night. According to Capt. Regina Duckett, the male suspect was taken into custody after the shooting on Coral Lane Monday afternoon and has since been transported to the Montgomery County Youth Detention Facility

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Sources ID driver in fiery River North crash that killed woman

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Sources ID driver in fiery River North crash that killed woman

- The ABC7 I-Team has learned the identity of the driver accused in a fiery crash that killed a woman in River North Monday morning.

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13-year-old boy among 5 killed in Monday shootings

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13-year-old boy among 5 killed in Monday shootings

- CHICAGO -- Five people were killed, including a 13-year-old boy, and 10 others were wounded in shootings Monday across Chicago. The boy was shot to death about 7:35 p.m. in the Washington Heights neighborhood on the Far South Side, according to Chicago police. He was in the backyard of a home in the 1000-block of 103rd when someone fired several shots, striking the 13-year-old in the chest

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Off-duty Chicago police officer, woman killed in West Side crash

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Off-duty Chicago police officer, woman killed in West Side crash

- An off-duty Chicago police officer and a woman were killed in a crash on the city's west side early Tuesday morning.

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Utah toddler dies after falling asleep in hot van

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Utah toddler dies after falling asleep in hot van

- WINCHESTER HILLS, Utah - A 2-year-old child has died after being left in a hot van during a family reunion over the weekend in Utah, according to KSTU-TV. The Washington County Sheriff's Office said authorities were called to a home in Winchester Hills, located in the southwest corner of the state, just before 7 p.m. Saturday. Officials said the child's father found the 2-year-old unresponsive in the family van

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Authorities: Beating death of Pocatello man videotaped by one of the accused murderers

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Authorities: Beating death of Pocatello man videotaped by one of the accused murderers

- We Matched POCATELLO — One of the brothers arrested for allegedly murdering a Pocatello man videotaped the beating death, authorities said Monday. The confirmation came after people commented on social media that the Saturday morning murder of Nathan Tad Richardson, 30, of Pocatello, was videotaped via cell phone by one of the suspects. Police say that brothers Anthony Moreno, 23, and Gabriel Moreno, 25, both of Pocatello, murdered Richardson during a physical altercation in an alley near Old Town

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Grieving dad hears deceased daughter's heart beat in donor recipient

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Grieving dad hears deceased daughter's heart beat in donor recipient

- A grieving Midwestern father stopped in Louisiana this month to hear his deceased daughter's heart beat inside a donor recipient during his cycling trip from Wisconsin to Florida as part of an effort to increase funding for organ donation. Bill Conner of Madison, Wisconsin, decided to go on after his 20-year-old daughter, Abbey, died while on vacation in Cancun, Mexico, in January

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Man says beloved dog died after having a heat stroke in animal control vehicle

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Man says beloved dog died after having a heat stroke in animal control vehicle

- "I went in to watch my dog die due to someone's neglect" Man says beloved dog died after having a heat stroke in animal control vehicle "I went in to watch my dog die due to someone's neglect" VISALIA, Ca. — A California man heartbroken over the death of his 1-year-old dog "Cuda" says his pet suffered a heat stroke while in an animal control vehicle

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Man says beloved dog died after having a heat stroke in animal control vehicle

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Man says beloved dog died after having a heat stroke in animal control vehicle

- "I went in to watch my dog die due to someone's neglect" Man says beloved dog died after having a heat stroke in animal control vehicle "I went in to watch my dog die due to someone's neglect" VISALIA, Ca. — A California man heartbroken over the death of his 1-year-old dog "Cuda" says his pet suffered a heat stroke while in an animal control vehicle

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Willimantic police investigate after body found in vehicle
Willimantic police investigate after body found in vehicle WILLIMANTIC, Conn. (WTNH)– Willimantic police are investigating an untimely death Tuesday after a body was found in a vehicle. Police confirm that there is an investigation into the untimely death of an individual whose body was found in a vehicle in the Salvation Army parking lot around 5 p.m. Monday evening. However, they say there appears to be no foul play   Read More ...
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Longtime education commissioner dies after short illness
Longtime education commissioner dies after short illness BOSTON — Longtime Elementary and Secondary Education Commissioner Mitchell Chester died Monday evening after a short illness, the state's education board chairman announced at a Tuesday meeting. The board observed a moment of silence in memory of Chester and planned to conduct an abbreviated meeting to hold necessary votes, while delaying matters that were not time-sensitive out of respect for him   Read More ...
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Japan's Takata offers condolences to victims of faulty air bags
Japan's Takata offers condolences to victims of faulty air bags TOKYO - Japanese auto parts maker Takata Corp. expressed condolences on Tuesday to victims of its faulty air bags linked to at least 16 deaths and 180 injuries around the world, but stopped short of offering a full apology. "We offer our condolences to the those who lost their lives and to those who suffered injuries," Shigehisa Takada, chairman and CEO of Takata, said at the company's last annual shareholder meeting as a listed company   Read More ...
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Dog dies after suffering heat stroke in animal control vehicle - | WBTV Charlotte
Dog dies after suffering heat stroke in animal control vehicle - | WBTV Charlotte VISALIA, CA (KMPH/CNN) – A dog owner in California says he was forced to put his 1-year-old pit bull down after the dog overheated inside an animal control vehicle. Jeff Barnes says Cuda, 1, and his two other pit bulls got out of his gate Friday and attacked a cat, eventually killing it. An animal control officer for the city of Visalia, CA, picked up all three dogs, but because Cuda was found first, Barnes says he was in the truck the longest   Read More ...
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Man found dead at scene of shooting in Norman County
It happened Monday night around 6:30 in the 500 block of Highway 75 in Halstad. The sheriff's department and Minnesota BCA are now investigating. Original story below. Norman County, Minn. (WDAY/WDAZ-TV)--The Norman County Sheriff's office says its deputies are investigating a shooting. Viewers tell WDAY a man was shot around 6 Monday evening in Halstad, Minn. and airlifted to a Fargo hospital   Read More ...
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‘Tumultuous divorce’ behind apparent murder of 5-year-old, officials say
‘Tumultuous divorce’ behind apparent murder of 5-year-old, officials say A "tumultuous divorce" led a California man to kill his 5-year-old son in April, investigators said Monday, three days after 35-year-old Aramazd Andressian Sr. was arrested and charged with murder even though his missing son has not been confirmed dead. Andressian was arrested on one count of murder on Friday and will be arraigned in Los Angeles later this week, where he will face 25 years to life in prison if convicted   Read More ...
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Massachusetts woman held without bail in death of boyfriend
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Mitchell Chester, commissioner of elementary and secondary education, has died of cancer
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Education commissioner Mitchell Chester has died
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Woman struck and killed in crash in El Cajon
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Victim of fatal shooting in Birmingham identified
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Man killed in shooting at Woodlawn gas station identified
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Man's body found, Baltimore police investigating as a possible homicide
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Jury to deliberate in Nemtsov murder case
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UPDATE: Man found dead at scene of shooting in Norman County
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Cops issue warning after woman stabbed to death in Philly park
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Police: 9-year-old boy dies after shooting in Indianapolis
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Senior Ukrainian intelligence officer killed in car bombing
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Man shot to death at South Carolina nightclub
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Person killed in York County crash identified as 83-year-old woman
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21-year-old woman faces sentencing in beating death of her boyfriend's 3-year-old son
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Woman found dead after Back of the Yards garage fire
Woman found dead after Back of the Yards garage fire A woman was found dead in a burning garage in Chicago's Back of the Yards neighborhood late Monday.   Read More ...
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Jurors likely swayed by the death of an innocent in Bella Bond trial, lawyers say
Jurors likely swayed by the death of an innocent in Bella Bond trial, lawyers say The jury in the Michael P. McCarthy case apparently accepted at least some of the testimony of Rachelle Bond about the murder of her daughter, Bella, according to veteran defense lawyers. “Given the fact that there’s truly only one significant witness in the matter, you’d have to conclude that despite her flaws, the jury accepted the essential components of her testimony,” said Timothy Burke, a Needham lawyer who is a former Suffolk prosecutor   Read More ...
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Person killed in York County crash identified as 83-year-old wom - | WBTV Charlotte
A person killed Monday in a York County crash has been identified by the coroner as 83-year-old Laven Turner McFarland of Morganton. The wreck happened just before 3 p.m. on the 400 block of Hall Spencer Road, between Anderson Road and Huntington Farm Road in Rock Hill. McFarland was the front passenger in a vehicle involved in the crash. EMS says they were transporting McFarland for treatment but she later died from her injuries   Read More ...
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Man shot to death at South Carolina nightclub - | WBTV Charlotte
NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - A man has died after a shooting at a South Carolina nightclub. North Charleston police spokesman Spencer Pryor told local media outlets that the shooting happened shortly before 2 a.m. Tuesday. Police have not said what led the shooting. The victim's name has not been released. No arrests have been made. Copyright 2017 The Associated Press   Read More ...
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Massachusetts woman held without bail in death of boyfriend
BROCKTON, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts woman charged with fatally stabbing her boyfriend in their Brockton home has been held without bail after pleading not guilty to murder. Prosecutors said at the arraignment Monday for 53-year-old Kirsten Smith that she waited two hours before calling 911 after stabbing 52-year-old Scott Benoit on Friday. Benoit died at the scene of a single stab wound to the chest   Read More ...
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Jury to deliberate in Nemtsov murder case
Jury to deliberate in Nemtsov murder case A jury is expected to begin deliberating in the trial of five men accused of involvement in the murder of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov. Nemtsov, a top opponent of President Vladimir Putin, was shot late at night in 2015 as he was walking across a bridge just outside the Kremlin. Among those on trial is the suspected triggerman, Zaur Dadayev, a former officer in the security forces of Chechnya's leader, Ramzan Kadyrov   Read More ...
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10 more mass graves uncovered in restive central Congo
KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Authorities say 10 more mass graves have been uncovered in the restive region of central Congo where the Catholic church has estimated more than 3,300 people have died. Maj. Gen. Joseph Ponde told journalists that armed forces were alerted to the graves by Red Cross officials and villagers in the area. He said seven of the 10 new mass graves were located in Diboko   Read More ...
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Twin boys, 1 other, killed in Detroit house fire
Twin boys, 1 other, killed in Detroit house fire Twin boys and their grandmother are dead, and a 4-year-old girl was burned badly in a house fire on Detroit’s west side early Tuesday morning.   Read More ...
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Juvenile charged with murder in shooting of Montgomery 9-year-old
Juvenile charged with murder in shooting of Montgomery 9-year-old MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - A juvenile has been charged with reckless murder and second-degree assault in connection with a shooting that left a child dead and a teenager injured Monday afternoon, Montgomery police confirmed late Monday night. According to Capt. Regina Duckett, the male suspect was taken into custody after the shooting on Coral Lane Monday afternoon and has since been transported to the Montgomery County Youth Detention Facility   Read More ...
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Man shot to death at South Carolina nightclub
NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A man has died after a shooting at a South Carolina nightclub. North Charleston police spokesman Spencer Pryor told local media outlets that the shooting happened shortly before 2 a.m. Tuesday. Police have not said what led the shooting. The victim's name has not been released. No arrests have been made.   Read More ...
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Ninety-five buildings fail safety tests after London fire: PM
Ninety-five buildings fail safety tests after London fire: PM LONDON Ninety-five buildings have failed safety tests introduced after at least 79 people were killed in a fire that ravaged a tower block in west London earlier this month, a spokesman for British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Tuesday. "Right now, we are at a position where 95 buildings in 32 local authority areas have now failed the tests and that remains a 100 percent failure rate," the spokesman told reporters   Read More ...
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Police: Boy dies after being shot in yard of Chicago home
Police: Boy dies after being shot in yard of Chicago home CHICAGO (AP) _ Police say a 13-year-old boy has died after being shot in the backyard of a Chicago home. The shooting happened Monday night in the city’s Washington Heights neighborhood. Police say someone fired several shots, striking the boy in the chest. He was taken to a hospital, where police say he was pronounced dead. No arrests were immediately reported   Read More ...
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Vigil held in St. Cloud for slain Virginia teen
Vigil held in St. Cloud for slain Virginia teen About two dozen people gathered on the steps of the Stearns County courthouse in St. Cloud Monday to remember Nabra Hassanen, a 17-year-old Muslim teenager slain in Virginia. Hassanen was assaulted and killed earlier this month as she walked back to her mosque after a pre-dawn meal with friends. The vigil was organized by Faisa Omar of St. Cloud, a recent Apollo High School graduate   Read More ...
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Sources ID driver in fiery River North crash that killed woman
Sources ID driver in fiery River North crash that killed woman The ABC7 I-Team has learned the identity of the driver accused in a fiery crash that killed a woman in River North Monday morning.   Read More ...
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13-year-old boy among 5 killed in Monday shootings
13-year-old boy among 5 killed in Monday shootings CHICAGO -- Five people were killed, including a 13-year-old boy, and 10 others were wounded in shootings Monday across Chicago. The boy was shot to death about 7:35 p.m. in the Washington Heights neighborhood on the Far South Side, according to Chicago police. He was in the backyard of a home in the 1000-block of 103rd when someone fired several shots, striking the 13-year-old in the chest   Read More ...
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