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Threat of using 'bubble gun' gets 5-year-old suspended
A 5-year-old kindergartner who told classmates she was going to shoot them, and then herself, with her pink gun that shoots bubbles, was grilled for three hours by school officials without her mother’s knowledge, and then suspended.
VIDEO: NYPD cops lift taxi cab off man
In dramatic video, members of the NYPD worked together to lift a cab off a man trapped underneath.
Newspaper deceived by 'Missing dog' story
Police reported a convicted drifter lied to a Jacksonville, Tex., Daily Progress reporter, claiming he had lost his service dog, intending to to get donations from readers.
VIDEO: Lance Armstrong admits to doping in Oprah interview
For the first time since cyclist Lance Armstrong was stripped of his seven Tour de France titles and banned from elite competition by the United States Anti-Doping Agency, he sits down for a no-holds-barred interview, with Oprah.
Will Obama’s order lead to surge in gun research?
Nearly as many Americans die from guns as from car crashes each year. We know plenty about the second problem and far less about the first. A scarcity of research on how to prevent gun violence has left policymakers shooting in the dark as they craft gun control measures without much evidence of what works.
VIDEO: Man burglarizes former employer with five gallon bucket on his head
Police in Slidell, La. Released surveillance video they say shows 23-year-old Richard Boudreaux burglarizing his former employer while wearing a five-gallon bucket on his head.
Son admits using police dad's gun in robbery
The son of the No. 2 police official in Lawrence, Mass., changed his mind and pleaded guilty this week to brandishing his father's service revolver in an armed robbery but two co-defendants continued their not guilty stance.
WikiLeaks case could hinge on Pfc. Bradley Manning’s beliefs
The trial of an Army private charged with giving classified information to the WikiLeaks website may hinge on what he knew — or should have known — about the consequences of his alleged actions.
Army's solar array dedicated in New Mexico
The U.S. Army dedicated its largest solar energy-producing system on Wednesday at White Sands Missile Range in southern New Mexico.
State delegates cautious about weapons control plan
President Barack Obama urged Congress on Wednesday to ban assault weapons, limit high-capacity ammunition magazines and require background checks for all gun buyers.
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