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The gunman who shot and wounded three law enforcement officers in Houston on Tuesday afternoon has died of an apparent gunshot wound according to the Harris County Sheriff's Office.
A fourth-grader in Alabama died by suicide after being bullied with racist taunts, according to the child's family.
McKenzie Nicole Adams, 9, a U.S. Jones Elementary School student, was found dead in her home on Dec. 3 by her grandmother, according to Tuscaloosa News.
Eddwina Harris, the girl's aunt, told Tuscaloosa News that the bullying her niece experienced stemmed from her friendship with a white boy at her school.
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A Texas inmate was executed Tuesday evening for fatally shooting a newlywed during a robbery more than 25 years ago.
Alvin Braziel Jr., 43, received lethal injection at the state penitentiary in Huntsville for the 1993 slaying of 27-year-old Douglas White, who was attacked as he and his wife walked on a jogging trail.
Asked by the warden if he had a final statement, Braziel thanked supporters and apologized to the victim's wife, Lora White.
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A cycling safety advocate is in critical condition as a result of injuries she suffered when she was hit by a truck while biking in Encinitas.
Roberta Walker was struck in southbound lanes of North Coast Highway 101 south of Phoebe Street at around 6 a.m. Saturday. The San Diego County Sheriff’s Department told NBC7 the driver of a Dodge RAM rear ended her while both were in the slow lane.
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A mother jailed after police violently pulled her toddler son from her arms in a videotaped encounter in the crowded waiting room of a New York City social services office has agreed to do community service to resolve a separate New Jersey legal case.
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A man opened fire in a cathedral in southern Brazil after Mass on Tuesday, killing four people and wounding four more before taking a bullet in the ribs in a firefight with police and then shooting himself in the head, authorities said.
The shooting happened right after the midday service had ended at the Metropolitan Cathedral in Campinas, a city about 60 miles (100 kilometers) north of Sao Paulo.
"It's so sad," said Wilson Cassante, a press officer with the archdiocese. "It's hard to imagine the pain this has caused."
Attention Jimmy Dean sausage lovers: check your freezer because your links might be under recall due to possible metal contamination.
Kentucky-based CTI Foods LLC has recalled more than 29,000 pounds of frozen, ready-to-eat pork and poultry products that may be contaminated with metal pieces, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) said on Monday.
President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence met with Democratic Senate and House leaders Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi in the White House. Their discussion grew contentious over Trump’s...
Harrowing police body cam footage shows a group of police officers working quickly to rescue a family from a burning second-floor apartment, one of them scaling the house to hand off children and grandparents to his colleagues below as they shouted his name from below.
One of the rescuing officers was off-duty Port Authority Police Officer John Shaughnessy, who was just coming out the door of his North Brunswick townhouse with his dog about 10:30 p.m. when he saw flames leaping from the first floor of condo units just 50 yards from his own.
Shaughnessy sprang into duty, dropping his dog off and immediately running to the fire in the Governor's Pointe condos on Albury Way to join other first responders in banging on doors and windows to wake people up and get them out.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker said Tuesday that the powers of his Democratic replacement will remain among the strongest of any governor in the country, even if he signs bills fellow Republicans approved in a lame-duck legislative session.
The lengthy Facebook post , where Walker praised the measures without saying whether he will sign them, is the clearest signal yet that the outgoing Republican governor is generally supportive of the bills restricting powers of the office.
The post comes as Walker faces increasing pressure from Republicans , including a prominent donor and former governor, to veto the measures.
For over a century, the Bells of Balangiga have not rung in the Philippines, a silence that the president last year called "painful." Now, the revered bells will once again be heard in the country.
Hundreds of Filipino villagers in 1901, armed with bolos and disguised as women, used one of Balangiga town's church bells to signal the start of a massive attack that wrought one of the bloodiest single-battle losses of American occupation forces in the Philippines. The U.S. Army brutally retaliated, reportedly killing thousands of villagers, as the Philippine-American War raged.
After the violence, the Americans took three church bells as spoils of war that Filipinos would demand for decades to be handed back.
Fifteen people were hospitalized with minor injuries after two buses were involved in a crash at Epcot theme park in Orlando Tuesday morning.
One Disney bus rear-ended another around 10 a.m. in the park's parking lot, Florida Highway Patrol officials told WESH.
Spain's central government is threatening to deploy national police to ensure security in Catalonia if regional authorities fail to stop the recent disruptions by pro-independence protesters on major highways.
The warnings, in writing on Monday and also in public remarks on Tuesday by officials in the center-left Cabinet of Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez, follow the blocking of a highway that runs across Catalonia for more than 15 hours on Saturday.
Separatist groups who want Catalonia to become a republic after a banned referendum was held there last year, returned to protest the next day, on Sunday, allowing cars to pass through tollbooths without paying the mandatory fees.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says the Senate will take up a criminal justice bill that would be the largest sentencing overhaul in decades.
McConnell said Tuesday on the Senate floor that senators should be prepared to stay in session the week following Christmas if necessary to complete their work.
McConnell has been reluctant to make a commitment to holding a vote on the bipartisan bill because of sharp opposition from some GOP lawmakers. But President Donald Trump is backing the bill and Sen. Charles Grassley, the Senate Judiciary Committee chairman, has been applying pressure.
A middle school teacher and former Miss Kentucky was arrested Friday for allegedly sexting a former student. Ramsey Carpenter Bearse, 28, is charged with four felony counts of distribution or display of obscene...