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President Donald Trump and Robert O'Brien, just named as the new national security adviser, speak to the media at Los Angeles International Airport, Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Associated Press
September 18, 2019 - 8:45 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday named Robert O'Brien, his chief hostage negotiator and an established figure in Republican policy circles, as his new national security adviser. O'Brien, the fourth person in two years to hold the job, becomes the administration's point person...
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Shelby Cassesse
September 18, 2019 - 12:22 pm
Pennsylvania State Police in Greensburg held a news conference Wednesday morning outlining the sex crimes Pittsburgh Pirates All-Star closing pitcher Felipe Vazquez are charged with.
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Firefigthers extinguish a fire in a house in Muenster, Germany, Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019. Two women and a police officer where injured by an exploion inside the house. (Bernd Thissen/dpa via AP)
Associated Press
September 18, 2019 - 11:31 am
BERLIN (AP) — German authorities say a mother and daughter are under investigation for attempted murder after setting off an explosion at their home near Muenster when police and a court officer showed up to evict them. The dpa news agency reported Wednesday the 67-year-old and 38-year-old were...
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Democratic presidential candidate former Texas Rep. Beto O'Rourke answers a question Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019, during a Democratic presidential primary debate hosted by ABC at Texas Southern University in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Associated Press
September 14, 2019 - 6:36 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Beto O'Rourke's "hell yes" moment at the Democrats' presidential debate is scrambling his party's message on guns. The Democrats have long contended their support of gun control laws does not mean they want to take away law-abiding citizens' firearms. But on Friday, they struggled...
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In this photo taken Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019 Brenda Scurlock is shown in her home in Lumber Bridge, N.C. holding a newspaper clipping about her son's murder. Scurlock's son Avery Scurlock, who used the name Chanel when dressing as a woman in social settings and hoped to have sex reassignment surgery, was found shot to death in June. This death of a transgender person in North Carolina is one of 18 so far this year, and 17 of the victims have been black women. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
Associated Press
September 12, 2019 - 8:56 am
LUMBER BRIDGE, N.C. (AP) — "Okay, Mommy. I love you." That was Brenda Scurlock's last text from her son, Avery, before he was shot eight times, his body abandoned in a field in eastern North Carolina. Scurlock had always worried about Avery's safety. He was young and black in a society where those...
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In this image made from video provided by Media TV, police officers are seen at the scene of a shooting in Dordrecht, Netherlands, Monday, Sept. 9, 2019. Police in the Netherlands have tweeted that three people have been killed and one other person has been seriously wounded in a shooting in a residential neighborhood in the city of Dordrecht. (Media TV via AP)
Associated Press
September 10, 2019 - 4:01 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch police say a 27-year-old woman has died as a result of injuries sustained in a shooting that also claimed the lives of two children and a police officer. Police said in a tweet Tuesday morning that the woman, whose identity was not released, died following the "...
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Attorney General William Barr speaks as President Donald Trump listens, during a Medal of Valor and Heroic Commendations ceremony to six Dayton, Ohio police officers in the East Room of the White House, Monday, Sept. 9, 2019, in Washington, for stopping a mass shooter in August in Dayton. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Associated Press
September 09, 2019 - 11:41 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is presenting the nation's highest award for public safety officers to first responders in last month's deadly shootings in Dayton, Ohio. Trump is awarding the Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor to six officers who responded to the Aug. 4 mass shooting...
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Jail
Andrew Limberg
September 09, 2019 - 11:11 am
A Somerset county man is accused of taking secret naked photos of a woman and setting up a fake dating profile in her name.
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A man prays outside of the Medical Center Hospital Emergency room in Odessa, Texas, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019, following a shooting at random in the area of Odessa and Midland. Several people were dead after a gunman who hijacked a postal service vehicle in West Texas shot more than 20 people, authorities said Saturday. The gunman was killed and a few law enforcement officers were among the injured. (Mark Rogers/Odessa American via AP)
Associated Press
August 31, 2019 - 10:23 pm
ODESSA, Texas (AP) — At least five people were dead in West Texas after a man who was stopped by state troopers when his vehicle failed to signal a left turn opened fire and fled, shooting more than 20 people before he was killed by officers outside a movie theater, authorities said Saturday. Three...
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Pittsburgh
Andrew Limberg
August 28, 2019 - 12:10 pm
According to a new study, seven areas around Pittsburgh are among the safest in Pennsylvania.
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