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Trump’s wall could take money from military housing, base repairs

Trump’s wall could take money from military housing, base repairs

guvendemir/iStock(WASHINGTON) — Family housing for service members in Wisconsin and South Korea, schools on military bases in Germany, and upgrades to Fort Bragg in North Carolina and Air Force bases in Alaska could be on the chopping block with President Donald Trump’s national emergency declaration to use billions in military […]

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5 victims, shooter dead; 5 police officers injured in Aurora active shooter situation

5 victims, shooter dead; 5 police officers injured in Aurora active shooter situation

Chalabala/iStock(CHICAGO) — Five victims were killed and at least five police officers were injured by gunfire in Aurora, Illinois when a gunman opened fire in an industrial warehouse, according to authorities. The gunman, identified as Gary Martin, 45, was killed by responding police officers, according to Aurora Police Chief Kristen […]

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Florida man receives $980,000 tax refund after reporting $18,497 in wages

Florida man receives $980,000 tax refund after reporting $18,497 in wages

Piotrekswat/iStock(WASHINGTON) — A Florida man who reported $18,497 in wages is in trouble after he received a $980,000 tax refund based on a false tax return that he filed, according to a criminal complaint filed in U.S. District Court in Tampa, Florida. The complaint, which was filed Jan. 18, said […]

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4 police officers injured in Aurora active shooter situation now recovering

4 police officers injured in Aurora active shooter situation now recovering

Chalabala/iStock(CHICAGO) — Four police officers who were injured during the active shooter incident that killed at least one in Aurora, Illinois, Friday are now recovering, according to a city spokesperson. Aurora spokesperson Clayton Muhammad confirmed the condition of the officers to ABC station WLS. Meanwhile, Kane County Coroner Rob Russell […]

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Texts between right-wing protester and Portland police prompt investigation

Texts between right-wing protester and Portland police prompt investigation

Karen Ducey/Getty Images(PORTLAND) — An investigation is underway into text messages that a police lieutenant exchanged with the leader of a right-wing group amid violent protests in Portland, Oregon. Portions of the text messages, obtained by local newspaper The Willamette Week, show conversations between Portland Police Lt. Jeff Niiya and […]

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Border agent unlawfully detained 2 women for speaking Spanish, ACLU says in lawsuit

Border agent unlawfully detained 2 women for speaking Spanish, ACLU says in lawsuit

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — A border patrol officer has been accused of unlawfully stopping two women for speaking Spanish at a Montana convenience store, according to a law filed by the American Civil Liberties Union. Video of the incident, which occurred in May, went viral at the time. “Ma’am the […]

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Colin Kaepernick, Eric Reid resolve collusion grievances with NFL

Colin Kaepernick, Eric Reid resolve collusion grievances with NFL

Paul Marotta/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — A Fformer San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick and Carolina Panthers safety Eric Reid have settled their collusion grievances against the NFL, according to a joint statement released by the players and the league. “For the past several months, counsel for Mr. Kaepernick and Mr. […]

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2 potential suspects under arrest after attack on ‘Empire’ star Jussie Smollett: Police

2 potential suspects under arrest after attack on ‘Empire’ star Jussie Smollett: Police

ABC News (CHICAGO) — Two potential suspects in the alleged racial attack on “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett have been arrested, Chicago police said Friday. Police clarified that the two men were placed under arrest Wednesday night after police met them at the airport. They have not yet been charged yet, […]

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Two suspects under arrest after attack on ‘Empire’ star Jussie Smollett: Police

Two suspects under arrest after attack on ‘Empire’ star Jussie Smollett: Police

ABC News(CHICAGO) — Two suspects in the alleged racial attack on Empire actor Jussie Smollett were arrested Friday, Chicago police said. “Police can detain the potential suspects for an additional 24 hours past the 48 hour holding period under special circumstances, but it must go through the prosecutors office and […]

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Alligator found during drug bust at Pennsylvania home: Authorities

Alligator found during drug bust at Pennsylvania home: Authorities

Chester County District Attorney(CHESTER COUNTY, Pa.) — A drug raid in northeastern Pennsylvania turned up more than heroin and crack — police also discovered a 3-foot-long alligator. “When we execute a drug search warrant, we never know what we will find,” Chester County District Attorney Thomas Hogan said in a […]

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