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Tony Smith, 47, was in Swaleside Prison in Kent, after abusing his son so badly that the baby had to have both legs amputated. The judge gave him ten years, but his fellow inmates almost gave him life. They trapped him in a cell, and began beating him with a can of tuna and other metal …

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This news just in: The Carr fire in the Redding, CA area is now reported to be 100% contained. Below is a quick summary from KRCR and CalFire. A sigh of relief for many as the most destructive fire in Northstate history is now 100 percent contained at 229,651 acres The Carr fire started on …

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Tim Conway is battling dementia — and his wife and daughter are at odds over his medical treatment. The 84-year-old Carol Burnett Show star’s daughter Kelly is asking to be appointed conservator of her father and be in charge of his medical treatments, according to court documents obtained by PEOPLE and first reported by The Blast. Kelly, 56, filed the …

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The news coverage might lead you to believe that LeBron James is paying the full cost of the school he is founding. That would be wrong. At best, he will be paying 25% of the school for the first two years in which his foundation has pledged at least $2 million a year. The taxpayers …

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At least four people were dead and 11 others were being treated after a “mass shooting” on Sunday in downtown Jacksonville, Fla., during a gaming event at a popular shopping center filled with bars and restaurants, law enforcement sources told Fox News on Sunday. The gunfire was heard around 1 p.m ET at a video …

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In an earlier post we had a story about an illegal migrant from Guatemala who has been detained in Alabama on charges of attempted kidnapping.  Additionally, he was charged with enticing a child for immoral purposes.  He was trying to get a 14-year-old girl to get into his car so he could have sex with …

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Aretha Franklin, undeniably the “Queen of Soul” whose recordings of such classics as “Respect” and “Chain of Fools” earned her way to be the first ever female artist to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, died Thursday of advanced pancreatic cancer at the age of  76. Franklin passed away at her …

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HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Hundreds of Roman Catholic priests in Pennsylvania molested more than 1,000 children — and possibly many more — since the 1950s, and senior church officials, including a man who is now the archbishop of Washington, D.C., systematically covered up the abuse, according to a grand jury report released Tuesday. The real …

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NEW HAVEN — The DEA is taking part in the investigation on how 71 people overdosed in New Haven Wednesday. The majority of cases are centered on the New Haven Green, adjacent to Yale University. The call on the overdoses came in around 8 a.m. “Testing done today in New York by the federal Drug …

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Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, touring neighborhoods devastated by the Carr Fire, stepped up the Trump administration’s push Sunday to remove more trees from national forests as a means of tamping down fire risks. “We need to manage our forests, we need to reduce the fuels,” Zinke said as he overlooked Whiskeytown Lake in the vicinity …

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