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07 July 2015

FBI searching for over 200 victims of extortion to produce child pornography

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The FBI is searching for 240 victims of a man convicted of engaging in an extortion scheme to produce child pornography.  Officials say 31-year-old Lucas Michael Chansler persuaded 350 girls to exp ...

07 July 2015

Florida State QB released after video of altercation surfaces

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Fla. -- A Florida State University quarterback has been arrested on a battery charge and dismissed from the team after an altercation with a woman at a bar in Tallahassee. The scuffle involving De' ...

07 July 2015

CDC report: Heroin use and addiction increasing in U.S.

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Medford, Ore. -- Police say the use of heroin has risen dramatically over the past five years and a report released by the Centers for Disease Control on Tuesday confirms the trend. The CDC's report ...

07 July 2015

Cops raid home of Subway spokesman Jared Fogle

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(NBC News) Subway spokesman Jared Fogle's home in suburban Indianapolis was being searched on Tuesday morning. Aerial footage from NBC affiliate WTHR showed the Zionsville house surrounded by polic ...

06 July 2015

Flag removal clears first hurdle

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South Carolina -- (NBC News)  South Carolina lawmakers are one step closer to removing the Confederate flag from State House grounds.  State Senators voted Monday 37 to three in favor of moving t ...

06 July 2015

TSA implementing new security precautions overseas

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TSA says security screeners at overseas airports may ask U.S. bound passengers to turn on their electronic devices to prove they aren't explosives.  They won't allow devices without power on to boa ...

06 July 2015

One dead after firework accident in Maine

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Calais, MN -- (WCSH) One person is dead after a fireworks mishap Saturday night. Twenty-two-year-old Devon Staples died instantly when he put a fireworks mortar on his head and set it off, said Mai ...

06 July 2015

Several fans and NASCAR driver Austin Dillon injured in crash

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Daytona Beach, Fla. -- The Sprint Cup Coke Zero 400 race at Daytona International Speedway overnight ended in a scary moment for both drivers and fans.  A huge crash occurred as the cars crossed t ...

06 July 2015

Fans celebrate US women's soccer team World Cup victory over Japan

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With chants of "U-S-A", U.S. soccer fans poured into the streets of Vancouver, Canada to celebrate on Sunday evening. The women's national soccer team beat Japan 5-2 in the final after taking a 4-0 ...

04 July 2015

New device protects K9 cops

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(WKYC)  Police are now using a new device to protect K9s from being left behind in a hot police car. It's called the Hot-N-Pop Pro by Ace K9. The device alerts the officer if he doesn't let the dog ...