St. Paul police dog bit man after collar broke

A Minnesota man is recovering from his injuries after a St. Paul police K-9 got loose from its handler and bit the man outside of his home.
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Husband arrested in missing family case in Colorado

Authorities say the husband of a missing family in Colorado has been arrested in connection with the case
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Air conditioning unit fire causes nursing home evacuation

Fire officials in suburban Philadelphia say a nursing home had to be evacuated when an air conditioning unit caught fire
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Nevada Democrats hope Latinos can propel them to victory

Nevada Democrats are working to register and engage Latino voters ahead of this year's midterms, hoping to re-create the big wins the state's Hispanic and immigrant community helped deliver in 2016
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California considers limiting broad 'felony murder' law

California lawmakers are considering limiting the state's "felony murder" rule that holds accomplices to the same standard as if they had personally committed the crime
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State Police investigating shooting by Otero County deputies

New Mexico State Police say they're investigating a deputy-involved shooting that has left one suspect wounded
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Suburban Chicago man charged in prominent attorney's death

66-year-old suburban Chicago man charged in death of prominent attorney who argued cases before the US Supreme Court
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3 deaths reported in hepatitis A outbreak, but its waning

Health officials say a hepatitis A outbreak that originally spread from San Diego has killed three people in Utah, but it's now on the wane
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Police: Man stole iPhone from 8-year-old boy

New York City police are searching for a man who they say stole an iPhone from an 8-year-old boy.
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Ex-Virginia youth pastor gets 58 years in triple slaying

A former Virginia youth pastor was sentenced to 58 years in prison for killing his wife, stepdaughter and the stepdaughter's boyfriend last Thanksgiving
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Deputy, suspect shot while exchanging gunfire in Colorado

A sheriff's deputy has been shot while exchanging gunfire with a suspect in northern Colorado
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Avondale man to be arraigned in killing of state trooper

An Avondale man is scheduled to be arraigned on charges in the shooting death of a rookie state trooper during a roadside struggle on Interstate 10
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Arizona court to rule on appeal in 2 home-invasion killings

The Arizona Supreme Court is scheduled Thursday to rule on a death row inmate's appeal in the shooting deaths of a man and his 9-year-old daughter during a 2009 home invasion
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People possibly exposed to Hepatitis A at West Virginia bar

A West Virginia health department says people who attended a cookout earlier this month at a Charleston bar may have been exposed to Hepatitis A
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Murder trial to start for Texas officer who shot teen in car

Murder trial for former Texas police officer who killed a black teenager highlights heightened role that video evidence plays in high-profile police shootings
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Officials: Man dies after he's shot, run over by vehicle

Authorities in New Jersey are investigating the death of 43-year-old man who they say was shot and run over by a vehicle
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University of Akron to phase out 80 degree programs

The University of Akron will phase out 80 degree programs as it adjusts to changing demands
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College of St. Joseph placed on probation

The College of St. Joseph in Vermont was placed on probation by the New England Association of Schools
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Washington state man pleads guilty to attacking parents

A Washington state man accused of killing his mother, stabbing his father and setting fire to their home in 2016 has pleaded guilty to the charges
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Car crashes into farm stand, critically injures woman

Police say a Colorado woman at a Maine farm stand was critically injured when a car veered off the road and struck her
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Oregon Special Olympics cancels events, lays off staff

Special Olympics of Oregon has canceled statewide athletic events and laid off about half its staff as it struggles through a financial crisis
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Police: Thief stole woman's car as she pumped gas

Police in Connecticut say a thief stole a woman's car as she prepared to pump gas
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Political support to play part in jury selection for trial

Alaska political support is expected to play a role in the jury selection process for the trial of one of the four young men charged with murder in the 2016 death of their high school classmate
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Police investigate attempted dog thefts

Police in New Hampshire are searching for the person who tried to take a homeowner's dogs from his yard
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Interior Department eyes protected Arctic land for drilling

The Trump administration is taking steps aimed at opening for drilling millions of acres of Alaska Arctic land that was protected under the Obama administration
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Police: Correctional officer shoots his own leg at training

Police say a correctional officer for the Kitsap County Sheriff's Office accidentally shot himself in the leg at a shooting range
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Panel tasked with finding solutions to helicopter noise

A roundtable panel has been created to look for solutions to commercial helicopter noise that has drawn the ire of Big Island residents
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Hawaii accountant sentenced for stealing $7M from nonprofit

A former accountant convicted of stealing nearly $7 million from an Oahu nonprofit organization was sentenced to 25 years in prison
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West Virginia business presents winning idea in competition

A West Virginia business that brings locally grown produce to low-income families at pop-up farmers markets has won a $10,000 competition to improve community health
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Police say construction crew discovers bones near hospital

Police in West Virginia say a construction crew has uncovered bone fragments during excavation work near a medical center.
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Police: Vandals spray graffiti, toss lifeguard chairs

Police in Rhode Island are searching for the people responsible for multiple acts of vandalism at a local beach
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DEA, other law enforcement agencies raid home, 2 pharmacies

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration and other law enforcement agencies conducted raids at a West Virginia home and two pharmacies as part of an investigation into pharmacy practices
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Videos show workers on Florida bridge before collapse

New videos show construction workers laboring on a pedestrian bridge in Florida shortly before it collapses, killing six people
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Texas man pleads guilty to US heroin, gun charges

A federal prosecutor's office says a Texas man pleaded guilty to drug and weapon charges stemming from his 2016 arrest in a New Orleans parking lot
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Prosecutor: Priests 'weaponized' the faith to abuse kids

A grand jury report on child sexual abuse in the Roman Catholic church in Pennsylvania accuses priests of using religious rituals, symbols of faith and the threat of eternity in hell to sexually attack children over the years
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Hawk announces Tennessee House speaker bid in contested race

Tennessee Republican Rep. David Hawk has announced that he is running for state House speaker, setting up a contested race to succeed Speaker Beth Harwell
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2 state park golf courses closing temporarily in Kentucky

Kentucky officials say two state park golf courses will be closed temporarily to allow for re-seeding of greens
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$2.2M for industrial site among latest GO Virginia grants

A business-led economic development group has awarded $2.2 million in state grant money to help a Virginia county develop an industrial site
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Former US labor secretary to keynote conference

A former U.S. Department of Labor secretary for the Clinton administration is scheduled to deliver the main address at a conference in Cincinnati
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Virginia town considers privatizing trash collection

A town in Virginia is considering whether to outsource its trash collection to a private company
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Sheriff: Burned car with body belonged to missing woman

Mississippi authorities say a burned car found with a body inside at the Bienville National Forest belongs to a missing woman
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Lawyer to state: Release public campaign funds, despite typo

A lawyer says a typo in a state budget shouldn't hold up $3 million in public campaign funds owed to 100 legislative candidates
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Congressman agrees to debate after scuttling public TV forum

A Republican congressman running in a tight re-election race in Virginia has agreed to a debate
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Jury to begin deliberating in Manafort financial fraud trial

Jurors are set to begin deliberations in the financial fraud trial of Paul Manafort
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Body of firefighter killed in California returns to Utah

The body of a Utah firefighter who died battling the largest recorded blaze in California history has returned to his home state
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New safety rules enacted at popular Catskills waterfall

New regulations are in effect at Kaaterskill Falls, a 230-foot two-tiered waterfall in the Catskills that has been one of the region's most popular destinations for centuries
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Kentucky State Police unveiling Safety Town at state fair

The Kentucky State Fair is opening, and state police have a new Safety Town exhibit to unveil
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Emergency order issued to try to stop pest in northern Maine

The state of Maine is issuing an emergency order to try to prevent the spread of an invasive pest that jeopardizes forests and wood products
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State recovery teams head to flood-stricken upstate areas

Hundreds of state personnel and fleets of vehicles and other equipment are being dispatched to areas of upstate New York recovering from severe flash flooding earlier this week
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Ohio high court won't hear appeal from dismantled e-school

The Ohio Supreme Court dealt a big blow to the Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow with a ruling last week and now has decided it won't hear another appeal that had been filed by the same dismantled online charter school
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State awards $1.1M to help protect firefighters' health

More than 100 Ohio fire departments will share $1.1 million in grants intended to help protect firefighters from carcinogens and other health hazards encountered in their work
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Lawmakers to question rail officials over cancellations

Transit officials are on the hot seat over dozens of recent train cancellations
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Motorist held for crash that killed 2, including CHP officer

Authorities have arrested a man they say killed a California Highway Patrol officer and another man in a freeway crash
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Storm forecast to become hurricane far out in east Pacific

A strengthening tropical storm is swirling out in the eastern Pacific, while another named storm is moving across the open Atlantic, and neither poses any immediate threat to land
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Man arrested after overdoses at downtown city park

Authorities are saying 46 people have overdosed from suspected synthetic marijuana at or near a Connecticut city park
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Georgia police find baby dead in vehicle during traffic stop

The Georgia Bureau of Investigations is trying to determine how a 10-month-old baby died after she was found in the back seat of a car that a man was driving
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7 public schools near Maryland city test high for lead

At least half of the 14 public schools near a Maryland city have tested high for lead concentrations in drinking water since last year
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Orange County authorities end helicopter feud

Authorities are promising to end an embarrassing feud that had helicopters from the Orange County Sheriff's Department and county Fire Authority squabbling over who should handle rescues
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Members of college soccer team rescued from Montana river

Members of a Montana college soccer team were rescued while floating down the Yellowstone River near Columbus
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Rare nickel sells for $4.5 million at auction

A rare nickel has sold for $4.5 million at a Philadelphia auction
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Unhealthy smoky air blankets Northwest

Unhealthy smoky air has continued to blanket Seattle, Portland, Oregon and the region
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Dave Dave, whose father set him on fire in 1983, dies at 42

Dave Dave, who was badly scarred at the age of 6 when his father tried to burn him to death, has died
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Site of long shuttered Aurora hospital may be cleaned up

The city of Aurora has moved a step closer to cleaning up the site of the former Copley Hospital
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Cuomo, on Trump slogan: America 'was never that great'

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has mocked President Donald Trump's 'Make America Great Again' slogan by saying the country 'was never that great.'
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The Latest: Trump mocks Cuomo's 'never that great' comment

Republican President Donald Trump is mocking New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's remarks that America "was never that great."
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Illinois to impose tougher penalty for texting while driving

People caught texting while they driving will face stiffer penalties under a new Illinois law
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2 gangsters get life terms for 2014 Texas officer's death

Two gangsters drew life sentences in federal prison for the fatal 2014 shooting of an off-duty San Antonio-area police officer outside a tattoo parlor he co-owned
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Conditions of release not yet met for compound suspects

Three people accused of child abuse at a desert compound remained jailed as New Mexico authorities tried to satisfy conditions of release set by a judge
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Man charged with fatally shooting prominent attorney

A 66-year-old suburban Chicago man has been charged in the death of a prominent attorney who argued cases before the U.S. Supreme Court
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Trial witnesses back off statements to investigators

Prosecutors called as witnesses friends of the two men charged in the shooting death of a 15-year-old Chicago high school student, and all backed away from statements made to investigators
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The Latest: POWs killed on Japan ship honored with memorial

Dozens of family members of Allied servicemen who were killed in January 1945 as prisoners of war held by Japan are dedicating a memorial stone to their loved ones
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'Manafort and his lies' at heart of case, prosecution argues

Prosecutors in Paul Manafort's fraud trial told jurors that he lied to keep himself flush with cash and then to maintain his luxurious lifestyle when his income dropped off
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Agency seeks to salvage cottage built by musician's uncle

A Georgia agency is seeking bids to save a Burnside Island cottage built by the uncle of a Savannah songwriter
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Kindergarten teacher accused of possessing child porn

A kindergarten teacher in Alabama has been charged with 40 counts of child porn possession
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US officials: Iraqi refugee was part of terror group

A 45-year-old Iraqi refugee has been arrested in Northern California on a warrant alleging that he killed an Iraqi policeman while serving with the Islamic State terror organization
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Jail for California driver who hit man, drove with body

A drunken California motorist who drove more than a mile with the body of the man she hit in the front seat has been sentenced to 15 years to life in prison
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Vital US reservoir OK for now, but shortages are looming

U.S. government water managers say a vital reservoir on the Colorado River will be able to meet the demands of Mexico and U.S. southwest for the next 13 months, but a looming shortage could trigger cutbacks in late 2019
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Georgia police announce funeral plans for slain officer

A Georgia police department has announced funeral plans for an officer who was killed Monday
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Paul Walker's brothers open to 'Fast' franchise return

Nearly five years after Paul Walker's death, his brothers say they're open to playing his character again in the "Fast and Furious" franchise
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Colorado woman gets 18 years for husband's shooting death

A woman convicted of killing her husband in a northwestern Colorado motel has been sentenced to 18 years in prison
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Governor's Day at state fair puts focus on November election

Illinois Republicans, led by Gov. Bruce Rauner, rallied the faithful Wednesday at Governor's Day at the Illinois State Fair by pledging to make the GOP the state's majority party in the November election
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US border inspector is accused of choking a traveler

A U.S. border inspector in San Diego has been indicted on charges of choking a traveler
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Lawyers seek to move MS-13 murder trial from Virginia county

Attorneys representing a man accused of slaying a Virginia teen last year want to move the trial, saying news coverage has biased potential jurors
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Missing hiker found on Mount St. Helens ate berries, bees

Authorities say an Ohio man who was missing on Mount St. Helens has been found flank of the peak nearly a week after he set out on a day hike
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Governor's legal costs to rise as Medicaid lawsuit continues

Maine could pay up to $200,000 for a Boston-based lawyer to defend the LePage administration in an ongoing lawsuit over voter-approved Medicaid expansion
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Alabama police: Stun gun used on boy, 13, with handgun

Alabama authorities say they used a stun gun on a 13-year-old who was reaching into a pocket that held a .38 caliber handgun
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Publisher of Lexington Herald-Leader to step down

The editor and publisher of a newspaper in Kentucky has announced that he will be stepping down
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The Latest: AG's office: Governor could expand Medicaid

A spokesman for Democratic Attorney General Janet Mills says Republican Gov. Paul LePage could address his concern over rising legal fees for Medicaid expansion if he followed the voter-approved law
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Ex-officer's lawyers want charges dismissed in Damond death

Defense attorneys want charges dismissed against a former Minneapolis police officer who shot and killed an Australian woman last year
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