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Father of abducted Amish girls sorry for suspects

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The father of two Amish girls who police say were abducted from their family's roadside vegetable stand says he feels sorry for their accused kidnappers, though they "deserve some punishment"

In Ferguson, Mo., no curfew, but a "static assembly" ban

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After more than a week of unrest over unarmed black teen shot by white cop, St. Louis suburb shifting enforcement tactics

Bali murder suspect sexually assaulted in jail?

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A lawyer for Heather Mack, the 19-year-old Chicago woman accused of killing her mother in Bali, reportedly says his client is pregnant and that he is concerned about her health

Naked Guy With a Sword Subdued After Threats

Here's something you don't see every day: a man screaming at people in a parking lot and waving a 3-foot-long sword … while naked. The incident took place at an apartment complex in Atlantic Beach, Fla., Saturday; one witness tells WAWS the man charged at passersby. Luckily, a Good Samaritan...

Wis. "suitcase murder" suspect due in court

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Former police officer Steven Zelich, 52, is due in Kenosha County, Wis., court Monday after allegedly killing two women and disposing of their bodies in suitcases

Thief taunts victim after burglarizing Texas dream closet

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A person claiming to be the thief is coming forward after the burglary of a three-story dream closet in Houston, Texas. The thief has been taunting the victim, claiming the stolen items are worthless. KHOU's Ruck Russell reports.

Search underway for teen who vanished from boat

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Shaina McBride, 14, reportedly left all of her personal belongings behind -- including her shoes -- when she disappeared Friday from the boat where she lives with her father

Tenn. teacher accused of punching 5-year-old student

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Authorities said they received a complaint Aug. 12 that the unidentified female teacher punched a 5-year-old student at Sheffield Elementary in Shelby County, Tennessee

7 killed, 29 injured in Chicago weekend shootings

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The shootings took place after 6:30 p.m. Friday and carried on throughout the weekend

Person claims responsibility for Texas closet heist

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A person claiming to be responsible for ?the theft of nearly $1 million in designer goods from Theresa Roemer's 3,000-square-foot closet sent several of the stolen items to a newspaper, claiming they are fakes

You Won't Believe Why This Man's License Was Suspended

When Kevin Berry was pulled over in Portland recently, he thought he was about to get a speeding ticket. But the officer told him his license had... Read more: Dumb Crime, Kevin Berry, Weird for Aol, Weird News News

VIDEO: Skateboarder attacks ranger at Phila. park

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Police say the unidentified 35-year-old Philadelphia park ranger was brutally beaten Friday evening for telling his assailants they could not skateboard in the park

Cops: Dad Kills Daughter, 3, After Shootout, Chase

Frederick Roy Miller had been fighting for custody of 3-year-old daughter Laila since she was six months old. But the Maryland state medical examiner says he stabbed and shot the girl at some point during a police chase and gun battle with officers in Maryland on Saturday, the Washington Post...

Man accused of firing AK-47 tries to explain

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Suspect reportedly says he shot at police, firefighters near Dallas to send message that America is broken and people need to vote for change

Why One Couple Sued for 'Wrongful Birth'

Sarah and Mark Hall (names changed) love their 3-year-old daughter, Ellie. Yet they recently sued for "wrongful birth," testifying that they would have aborted the pregnancy had they known Ellie would be born with a rare genetic disorder. People who file such lawsuits are often vilified, Elizabeth Picciuto explains in...

Cops: TSA turns back at BWI, Reagan Naional

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Authorities say man at Baltimore-Washington Intnt'l was arrested for trying to sneak loaded weapon past security onto flight bound for Detroit

23 Hurt in Bizarre Attack at Chicago Anniversary Party

If they hadn't already had to, a couple celebrating 50 years of marriage with family and friends is now being called to stick together in sickness: Someone sprayed a mace-like substance into the yard where the anniversary party was taking place around 11pm in Chicago Saturday, and ambulances lined up...

National Guard called out in Ferguson, Missouri

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Governor's move follows another night of unrest that police say led them to use tear gas to get crowds to disperse

N.H. gov. declares emergency over drug overdoses

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Authorities believe a "bad batch" of the synthetic drug Smacked made it to the shelves of convenience stores, disguised as something else

Autopsy shows Michael Brown shot several times: report

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NYT: Dr. Michael Baden, hired by Brown's family to do autopsy on black teen killed by white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, says one shot entered top of Brown's head

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