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Heartbroken Father of Slain Virginia TV Reporter Vows to Push for Stricter Gun Laws to Make Her Life 'Meaningful'

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Father of Slain Virginia TV Reporter Vows to Push for Stricter Gun Laws: 'This Isn't The Last You've Heard from Me'

Originally posted 08/27/2015 09:25AM

Just hours after his daughter was killed on live TV, the father of slain WDBJ reporter Alison Parker spoke out about the man who killed the 24-year-old , and the weapon he used to do it.

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Suspect in Attempted Rape of Teen Girl Went to Police to Ask for Cash Reward

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Suspect in Attempted Rape of Teen Girl Went to Police to Ask for Cash Reward

Originally posted 08/25/2015 11:15PM

A Massachusetts man told police he wanted a reward for information about an attempted rape of a teen girl – he was then arrested for the crime.

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Teacher and Students Taken Hostage at West Virginia High School by 14-Year-Old with Gun

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Teacher and Students Taken Hostage at West Virginia High School by 14-Year-Old with Gun

Originally posted 08/25/2015 06:20PM

A 14-year-old boy armed with a handgun took a teacher and several classmates hostage for several hours at a school in West Virginia, according to local news reports.

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Lawyer for Adnan Syed Says New Evidence Could Overturn Conviction in Serial Case

Lawyer for Adnan Syed Says New Evidence Could Overturn Conviction in Serial Case

Originally posted 08/25/2015 01:05AM

A lawyer representing Adnan Syed, the Baltimore convicted murderer whose case was profiled in the popular podcast Serial, says evidence that helped send his client to jail was inadmissible.

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American Heroes Who Stopped Train Attack Say 'It Was Either Do Something or Die' as They Are Set to Receive the Légion d'Honneur

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American Heroes Who Stopped Train Attack Say 'It Was Either Do Something or Die' as They Are Set to Receive the Légion d'Honneur

Originally posted 08/23/2015 03:50PM

The three Americans – Spencer Stone, Alek Skarlatos and Anthony Sadler – who stopped a gunman on a train bound for Paris on Friday will receive France's highest order, the légion d'honneur, at a ceremony, Monday morning. The announcement comes following the trio's first joint appearance in front of the press on Sunday in Paris.

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American Heroes in European Train Attack 'Always Looked After Each Other,' Says Father

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American Heroes in European Train Attack 'Always Looked After Each Other,' Says Father

Originally posted 08/22/2015 05:40PM

"You boys make sure to stay together and have each other's backs," the Rev. Anthony Sadler Sr., said to his son before Anthony Jr.'s fateful trip to Europe. The younger Sadler clearly took his father's words to heart, as he and two friends took down a gunman on a European train bound for Paris on Friday.

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U.S. Airman Spencer Stone's Heroic Actions Aboard Attacked Train Are 'No Surprise' to Hometown Friends

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U.S. Airman Spencer Stone's Heroic Actions Aboard Attacked Train Are 'No Surprise' to Hometown Friends

Originally posted 08/22/2015 04:30PM

Spencer Stone is a true American hometown hero to his friends and former co-workers in Carmichael, California, and they were not surprised to learn that he risked his own life to stop a gunman who opened fire on a European train on Friday.

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President Obama on Belgium Train Shooting: U.S. Servicemen's Heroic Actions May Have Prevented a Far Worse Tragedy

UpdatePosted 08/22/2015 12:00AM

President Obama on Belgium Train Shooting: U.S. Servicemen's Heroic Actions May Have Prevented a Far Worse Tragedy

Originally posted 08/22/2015 12:10AM

The White House released a statement on Friday in response to the attack by a heavily armed gunman on a Paris-bound train that was foiled by passengers including three Americans.

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Shots Fired at North Carolina Baptist Church After Man Claims He Has Taken Hostages; Suspect in Custody

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Shots Fired at North Carolina Baptist Church After Man Claims He Has Taken Hostages; Suspect in Custody

Originally posted 08/19/2015 08:35PM

Shots were fired between officers and a gunman at a church in Canton, North Carolina, Wednesday afternoon.

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