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Suspect in 5 slayings indicted and held on $75 million bondA man charged with killing five people in Ohio has been indicted on aggravated murder charges in the deaths of a mother and her two college-age daughters
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Legionnaire's disease bacteria found at Florida health clubThe bacteria that cause Legionnaire's disease have been found at a health club in Florida, and a second club is being tested for the bacteria
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FILE - In this Oct. 20, 2014 file image taken from dash-cam video provided by the Chicago Police Department, Laquan McDonald, right, walks down the street moments before being fatally shot by Chicago Police officer Jason Van Dyke in Chicago. Three Chicago police officers have been indicted on felony charges alleging they conspired to cover up the fatal shooting of black teen Laquan McDonald by a white officer. The three officers, Thomas Gaffney, David March and Joseph Walsh, were each charged Tuesday, June 27, 2017, with conspiracy, official misconduct and obstruction of justice. (Chicago Police Department via AP, File)
3 Chicago officers accused of lying about teen's shootingThree Chicago police officers have been indicted on felony charges alleging they conspired to cover up the fatal shooting of black teen Laquan McDonald by a white officer
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Death penalty dispute goes to Florida Supreme CourtFlorida Gov. Rick Scott's power to strip a prosecutor of murder cases because she won't seek the death penalty will be tested
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Guilty plea expected for Iraq refugee with ties to kidnapperA Virginia woman living in the U.S. as a refugee for the last decade is scheduled to plead guilty to federal charges after being accused of hiding her ties to the kidnapper of a U.S. contractor
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A computer screen cyberattack warning notice reportedly holding computer files to ransom, as part of a massive international cyberattack, at an office in Kiev, Ukraine, Tuesday June 27, 2017,   A new and highly virulent outbreak of malicious data-scrambling software appears to be causing mass disruption across Europe, hitting Ukraine especially hard.  Image used with permission of the account holder facebook.com/olejmaa checked and consistent with independent AP reporting.  (Oleg Reshetnyak via AP)
10 Things to Know for TodayAmong 10 Things to Know: 'Obamacare' repeal teeters after Senate shelves vote; Venezuela: Helicopter strafes court in 'terrorist attack'; New highly virulent strain of ransomware cripples networks
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Amtrak: 2 people struck on train tracks in WashingtonAmtrak says there's been a fatal incident involving two people who were struck while on the train tracks in Washington
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Col. Thomas Holliday, the garrison commander at the Redstone Arsenal installation near Huntsville, Ala., holds a press conference on Tuesday, June 27, 2017. Holliday said authorities locked down an Alabama military post on Tuesday after two 911 calls were made about a potential active shooter, but no shots were fired. (AP Photo/Erik Schelzig)
No shots fired, but calls prompt lockdown at military postThe commander of an Alabama military post says two 911 calls about a potential active shooter prompted a lockdown at the installation but no shooter was ever found and no shots were fired
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In this photo taken Monday, June 26, 2017, smoke plumes from the Manzanita Fire are seen near Beaumont, Calif. A wildfire in a rugged inland area of Southern California grew substantially overnight. The blaze burning in Riverside County about 80 miles east of Los Angeles is only 10 percent contained Tuesday morning, June 27. Several small communities have been warned to be ready to evacuate. (Micah Escamilla/The Press Enterprise via AP)/The Press-Enterprise via AP)
Wind fans the flames of Utah fire that has burned 13 homesFirefighters are bracing for more high winds Wednesday as they try to slow a southern Utah wildfire that has burned 13 homes and forced the evacuation of 1,500 people
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1 man killed, 1 man injured by lightning strikeOne man was killed and another was injured when lightning struck at a Florida construction site
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Fish market owner upset by large lobster TSA photoThe owner of a Connecticut fish market says she is "personally offended" after she saw a photo of a 20-pound (9-kilogram) lobster being handled by a Transportation Security Administration screener on social media
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Castle in New York's Central Park to undergo $6M restorationAn iconic castle in New York City's Central Park is set to undergo a $6 million restoration this fall
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