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Authorities look for motive with 15-year-old Michigan high school shooting suspect in custody. Here’s what we know
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Authorities look for motive with 15-year-old Michigan high school shooting suspect in custody. Here’s what we know

School bells were replaced by police sirens Tuesday after a shooting at Michigan’s Oxford High School left four students dead. Six other students and a teacher were wounded by gunfire, and a 15-year-old suspect is in custody, authorities said. The suspect, who has not been identified by police, is being held at a juvenile detention…MORE

Students grabbed scissors for defense and escaped out a window in deadly Michigan shooting. The suspect has been charged with murder
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Students grabbed scissors for defense and escaped out a window in deadly Michigan shooting. The suspect has been charged with murder

The terror at Michigan’s Oxford High School that left four dead started with gunfire, yelling and an urgent message on a loudspeaker. Then frightened students barricaded doors, phoned for help and picked up anything they could grab in case they needed to fight back. Aiden Page. a senior, was in a classroom when he heard…MORE

Tucson police moves to terminate officer who fatally shot man in a wheelchair, officials say
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Tucson police moves to terminate officer who fatally shot man in a wheelchair, officials say

Tucson police on Tuesday moved to terminate an officer after he fatally shot a man in a motorized wheelchair who was accused of shoplifting and pulling a knife when confronted outside a Walmart, officials said. Video released by the Tucson Police Department showed Officer Ryan Remington several steps behind the man in the wheelchair, identified…MORE

Alice Sebold apologizes to exonerated man who spent years in prison for her rape
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Alice Sebold apologizes to exonerated man who spent years in prison for her rape

Author Alice Sebold apologized to a man who last week was exonerated of her rape, a crime she wrote about in her memoir “Lucky,” but the writer also appeared to place as much blame on a “flawed legal system” as she did on the role she played in his conviction. “First, I want to say…MORE

Woman testifies Ghislaine Maxwell and Jeffrey Epstein started sexually abusing her when she was 14
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Woman testifies Ghislaine Maxwell and Jeffrey Epstein started sexually abusing her when she was 14

A woman who testified Tuesday in the sex trafficking trial of Ghislaine Maxwell said she met the close confidante of Jeffrey Epstein and the billionaire businessman when she was 14 and eating ice cream with friends at a camp where he was a benefactor. The woman, identified in court as by the pseudonym “Jane,” said…MORE

No charges will be filed after UNLV student died following a charity boxing match

No charges will be filed after UNLV student died following a charity boxing match

The death of a University of Nevada Las Vegas student who participated in a fraternity charity boxing match has been ruled a homicide, but criminal charges will not be filed, according to the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department. Nathan Tyler Valencia, 20, participated in Kappa Sigma fraternity’s “Fight Night” on November 19. Valencia collapsed after…MORE

How law enforcement is trying to stop mob retail thefts
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How law enforcement is trying to stop mob retail thefts

With in-store customers expected to return in droves for the holiday shopping season, law enforcement agencies are moving to halt a wave of organized “smash-and-grab” crimes at retailers across the US. In Chicago, Los Angeles and other major cities, police departments are increasing patrols at retailers targeted by mobs of thieves in brazen raids. In…MORE

Three 16-year-olds charged with attempted first-degree murder after shooting in Colorado high school parking lot
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Three 16-year-olds charged with attempted first-degree murder after shooting in Colorado high school parking lot

Three 16-year-olds allegedly involved in a shooting in the parking lot of a Colorado high school earlier this month have been charged as adults with attempted first-degree murder, according to the Office of the District Attorney for the 18th Judicial District. The shooting happened around noon on November 19 in the parking lot of Hinkley…MORE

Man who had open-heart surgery wins a $1 million lottery prize after the ticket came in a get-well card
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Man who had open-heart surgery wins a $1 million lottery prize after the ticket came in a get-well card

A Massachusetts man recovering from open-heart surgery won a $1 million lottery prize on a scratch-off ticket given to him by a friend, according to lottery officials. Alexander McLeish received three scratch-off tickets in a get-well card from a friend earlier this month, according to a news release from the Massachusetts State Lottery Commission. As…MORE

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Kanye West to release new album this week

Kanye West to release new album this week

By: Josh Lea @joshdlea Kanye West made headlines over the weekend, appearing at multiple events in Las Vegas, Nevada. On Sunday, Ye held a private listening party for his new album LP 10 (Donda). The album reportedly will feature Travis Scott, Post Malone, Lil Baby, and Tyler The Creator. Tyler was in a viral video…

‘Just A Friend’ Artist Biz Markie has passed at 57

‘Just A Friend’ Artist Biz Markie has passed at 57

  By: Josh Lea @joshdlea Biz Markie, known by many for his hit song, Just A Friend, passed away on Friday from complications of type II diabetes. Markie, a native of Harlem, New York, began his rise in 1988 with his debut album Going Off. The album featured Markie’s calling card of beatboxing with the…

Drake gets slammed for tattoo of himself in front of the Beatles

Drake gets slammed for tattoo of himself in front of the Beatles

Drake recently posted a pic of his newest tattoo on Instagram featuring the famous Beatles walk across Abbey Road. However, he tattooed himself in front of the Beatles. Drake, of course, famously said in the song ‘Going Bad’ “I got more slaps than the Beatles.” Supporters of the Beatles didn’t take long to slam Drake…

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