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Man Sentenced to 212 Years in Prison for Scheme That Killed 2 Sons with Autism After Driving Family Off Wharf

Ali F. Elmezayen was convicted on multiple counts, including money laundering, in 2019 A California father of two has been sentenced to more than 200 years behind bars for an elaborate plot described as “premeditated murder” by prosecutors to kill his ex-wife and sons for life insurance. Ali F. Elmezayen, 45, received the maximum sentence […]

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Colorado Guard activated ahead of major winter storm that could dump 2 feet

Colorado is prepping for a major winter storm that could dump feet of snow, with the governor on Thursday activating members of the National Guard to be ready to assist in search-and-rescue efforts. The weekend storm starts Friday night and could leave up to two feet of snow in the Denver area and even more […]

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Vasectomy Mayhem’ at Virginia urologist draws trademark complaint from NCAA

The NCAA is challenging a group of Virginia urologists who trademarked the phrase “Vasectomy Mayhem,” claiming it’s too close to its famed basketball tournament, “March Madness.” The governing body of college sports accused Virginia Urology, a practice based in Richmond, Virginia, of improperly cashing in on the cherished “March Madness” brand, according to the NCAA’s […]

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Music producer pushes LAPD to release footage of alleged wrongful arrest

Music producer Antone Austin says his life was turned upside down about two years ago when police officers arrested him and his girlfriend outside his California home in what a federal lawsuit against the city of Los Angeles claims was a case of racial profiling, excessive force and unlawful arrest. With a trial date set […]

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5-year-old Arkansas boy forced to clean out clogged toilet with bare hands, mother says

The Pulaski County Special School District said the incident is being investigated and the teacher is on administrative leave pending the outcome. An Arkansas mother said her 5-year-old son’s kindergarten teacher forced him to clean a clogged toilet with his hands after he used the bathroom. Ashley Murry said the incident happened at Crystal Hill […]

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Texas police officer charged with murder in shooting that sparked protests

An Austin police officer was booked on a murder charge Thursday morning in connection with a deadly shooting that led to protests last year in Texas’ capital city. Officer Christopher Taylor was taken into custody after a grand jury indicted him in the April 24 shooting death of Michael Ramos, a spokesperson for the Travis […]

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Former Illinois teacher convicted of pouring nitrogen on student

Prosecutors said the student suffered burn injuries to a finger and his groin following the 2018 incident at Bartlett High School. WHEATON, Ill. — A former chemistry teacher at a suburban Chicago high school has been convicted of reckless conduct for pouring liquid nitrogen on a student during a science demonstration in 2018, injuring the […]