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Police ID Officer Who Shot, Killed Missouri Teen

Police ID Officer Who Shot, Killed Missouri Teen

Originally posted 08/15/2014 01:30PM

A suburban St. Louis police chief on Friday identified the officer whose fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager ignited days of heated protests, and released documents alleging the teen was killed after a robbery in which he was suspected of stealing a $48.99 box of cigars.

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Search for Two Missing Amish Sisters Ends with Safe Return

Search for Two Missing Amish Sisters Ends with Safe Return

Originally posted 08/15/2014 10:55AM

The search for two missing Amish sisters who apparently were abducted from their family's roadside farm stand in northern New York ended with their safe return about 24 hours later when they were given a lift home. What happened in between hasn't been revealed publicly.

The girls, 7-year-old Delila Miller and 12-year-old Fannie Miller, were dropped off Thursday evening at a house in Richville, about 15 miles from the family farm in Oswegatchie, St. Lawrence County District Attorney Mary Rain said. Cold and wet but unharmed, they knocked on the door and asked for help getting home, she said.

A neighbor who visited the Miller family after hearing word of the girls' return said she spoke with one of their brothers, who said they were well and being checked out.

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Father of Murdered 6-Year-Old Forgives Her Teenage Killer

Father of Murdered 6-Year-Old Forgives Her Teenage Killer

Originally posted 08/14/2014 05:00PM

James Wright was distraught to learn that his next-door neighbor was arrested for the alleged sexual assault and murder of his 6-year-old daughter Jenise.

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WATCH: Police and Protestors Clash in Missouri Race Riots

Protestors Film Violence in Ferguson, Missouri, Race Riots (VIDEOS)

Originally posted 08/14/2014 04:15PM

Play testcaption testcredit Share on Facebook Tweet Pin on Pinterest Share on Tumblr President Barack Obama has condemned the violence in Ferguson, Missouri, criticizing the use of excessive force by police trying to temper riots that have rocked the town for days.

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Two Amish Girls Abducted from Roadside Stand: Cops

Police Search for Two Amish Girls Abducted from N.Y. Roadside Stand

Originally posted 08/14/2014 02:00PM

Authorities are searching for two Amish girls they say were abducted from a roadside stand in northern New York.

The St. Lawrence County Sheriff's Office says police patrols are out searching Thursday morning for 7-year-old Delila Miller and 12-year-old Fannie Miller.

Officials issued an Amber Alert for the two girls after they were abducted around 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in the rural town of Oswegatchie, located on the Canadian border 150 miles northwest of Albany.

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Dead Woman Found Stuffed in Suitcase in Bali

American Woman Found Dead, Stuffed in Suitcase in Bali

Originally posted 08/13/2014 06:45PM

A Chicago-area woman has been found dead and stuffed inside a suitcase in Bali, where she was vacationing with her daughter.

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The Rock's Family 'So Thankful' to Survive Car Crash

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson's Family Is 'So Thankful' to Survive Car Crash

Originally posted 08/13/2014 12:10PM

It was a harrowing scene.

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No Jail Time for Justin Bieber in Miami Drag Racing Case: Report | Justin Bieber

Justin Bieber to Serve No Jail Time for Miami Drag Racing Charges: Report

Originally posted 08/13/2014 07:35AM

Justin Bieber will plead guilty to lesser charges stemming from his arrest in South Florida in what police initially described as an illegal street drag race, two people directly involved in the case told the Associated Press on Tuesday.

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Dognapped! Pooch Thefts Are on the Rise, Advocates Say

Dognapped! Pooch Thefts Are on the Rise, Animal Advocates Say

Originally posted 08/13/2014 07:15AM

When Sunny, a 1-year-old Pomeranian, ran out of his Chicago backyard and into an alley, the pup's owner tried to chase after him, but the dog scampered away too fast. She caught up just in time to see a woman escaping with Sunny under her arm.

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Teen Arrested in Murder, Sexual Assault of Washington Girl

Arrest in Murder of 6-Year-Old Jenise Wright

Originally posted 08/11/2014 06:45PM

The teen arrested for the alleged sex assault and murder of 6-year-old Jenise Wright is a neighbor for whom the victim's father had tried to set an example.

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