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Illinois State Police crime lab looking for 26 forensic scientists to tackle DNA backlog

1 hour ago   |   ABC

The Illinois State Police crime lab said it has posted positions for 26 forensic scientists to help reduce the massive backlog of cases awaiting DNA analysis.
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St. Paul Police Offer Free Service For Residents Aimed At Curbing Car Theft

2 hours ago   |   CBS

SAINT PAUL, Minn. - At Safe Summer Nights in St. Paul, residents can get a lot of things. Burgers, cold drinks and added protection for their cars. For the first time, the St...
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Three arrested in organized retail crime investigation

Three arrested in organized retail crime investigation

2 hours ago   |   WMUR

Three employees at EZ Pawn and Apple Operation in Manchester are facing charges for their alleged roles in a retail crime operation.
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Safety test bus crash shows results of students not wearing seat-belts

Safety test bus crash shows results of students not wearing seat-belts

3 hours ago   |   KCCI

Approximately 230,000 students are transported twice a day by school buses in Iowa.
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Nebraska woman claims Spider-Man sculpture is ‘a hate crime against the church'

3 hours ago   |   WGN TV

LINCOLN, Neb. - A Nebraska woman is calling for the removal of a statue she says is demonic in nature. The subject of the statue in question: Spider-Man. According to KOVR...
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The Jury Said He Killed Her Daughter. She Helped Clear His Name

3 hours ago   |   NY Times

Something about the confession did not sound right. So an Idaho mother pushed to use the emerging technique of genetic genealogy to find another suspect.
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'Mely forever': Family of woman killed in Silver Lake Trader Joe's shootout reflects 1 year later

4 hours ago   |   ABC

On the one year anniversary of the tragic shooting at the Trader Joe's in Silver Lake, the family of Mely Corado lives with heartbreak and pain and wants her memory to live on.
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Worry over power outages means renting generators for East Bay MUD

4 hours ago   |   ABC

This week, new research affirmed we will be experiencing more 100-plus degree days in the bay area. That equals more fires, which equals more power outages, which means people...
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Wasp spray used as meth alternative has caused at least 3 fatal overdoses, West Virginia police say

4 hours ago   |   ABC

Authorities say people are getting a methamphetamine-like high from a spray many of us have at home.
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Scooter safety demo, helmet giveaway set for downtown San Antonio

4 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

Bird, one of several e-scooter companies operating in San Antonio, will give away free helmets and demonstrate safe riding Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 a.m. downtown at 224...
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Get ready for Round 2 of Kamala Harris vs. Joe Biden

Get ready for Round 2 of Kamala Harris vs. Joe Biden

It will be “Biden and Harris Round 2” at the second Democratic debates. The lineups for the Democratic presidential primary debates at the end of the month were drawn at random... Read more ...

House approves $15 minimum wage; Senate prospects are dim

House approves $15 minimum wage; Senate prospects are dim

House Democrats approved legislation to raise the federal minimum wage for the first time in a decade. Read more ...

Man freed from prison because he was deemed too old to be a threat convicted...

Man freed from prison because he was deemed too old to be a threat convicted of woman's murder

Jurors deliberated less than an hour before reaching a guilty verdict. Read more ...

Woman confuses sculpture of Spider-Man hands for devil horns

Woman confuses sculpture of Spider-Man hands for devil horns

What a tangled web a Nebraska woman weaved about a sculpture she thought depicted devil horns - but is actually Spider-Man's hands. “It is a sculpture of two hands open... Read more ...

Ilhan Omar brands Trump ‘FASCIST' after ‘send her back' chants at his rally

Ilhan Omar brands Trump ‘FASCIST' after ‘send her back' chants at his rally

Rep. Ilhan Omar has accused the US president of being “racist” and of “spewing fascist ideology” after Donald Trump's supporters were heard chanting “send her back” during a... Read more ...

Man sets himself on fire outside Japanese embassy in Seoul - and survives

Man sets himself on fire outside Japanese embassy in Seoul - and survives

A man set himself on fire outside the Japan embassy in Seoul, South Korea on Friday amid tension between the two countries. The man, who was in his 70s, started the fire inside... Read more ...

NYC Triathlon canceled as scorching temps expected to hit city

NYC Triathlon canceled as scorching temps expected to hit city

Organizers of the annual New York City triathlon said Thursday that the race scheduled for this weekend is canceled because of the near-100 degree temps expected in the city on... Read more ...

Judge denies bail for Jeffrey Epstein in sex trafficking case

Judge denies bail for Jeffrey Epstein in sex trafficking case

The federal judge's ruling means Epstein will remain behind bars while he fights charges that he exploited dozens of girls in New York and Florida in the early 2000s. Read more ...

2nd Democratic Primary Debate Matchups Set: Sanders Vs. Warren and Biden Vs...

2nd Democratic Primary Debate Matchups Set: Sanders Vs. Warren and Biden Vs. Harris

The debates will be held on July 30 and 31 in Detroit, Mich., from 8 to 10 p.m. ET each night. Moderators will be CNN's Dana Bash, Don Lemon and Jake Tapper. Read more ...

Trump wants to nominate son of late Justice Antonin Scalia for labor...

Trump wants to nominate son of late Justice Antonin Scalia for labor secretary: report

President Trump is planning to nominate the son late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia to be the next Labor Secretary, a report said on Thursday. Trump wants Eugene Scalia... Read more ...