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Mom Dies After Shooting Her Three Children: Cops

A New Jersey mother accused of shooting her three kids in her bedroom before turning the gun on herself has died, according to police.






Mon, 24 Nov 2014 08:54:57 GMT
Two Pulled From Rubble After Chicago Building Collapse

Preliminary indications were that an explosion of some sort preceded the building's collapse.






Mon, 24 Nov 2014 04:35:36 GMT
'A Reason to Run': For Two Men, the Road Leads to Ferguson

Ray Mills and Londrelle Hall ran and walked all the way from Atlanta to Ferguson, arriving in a pouring rain at the site of Michael Browns death.






Mon, 24 Nov 2014 03:33:19 GMT
Rapper to Be Executed for Killing Philadelphia Officer

Philadelphia hip hop artist Christopher Roney, who was convicted of shooting and killing a female police officer, will be executed next year.






Mon, 24 Nov 2014 02:53:49 GMT
Two Pulled From Rubble After Chicago Collapses

Preliminary indications were that an explosion of some sort preceded the building's collapse.






Mon, 24 Nov 2014 01:57:35 GMT
Cops Kill 12-Year-Old Carrying Toy Gun in Cleveland

Cleveland police said the 12-year-old refused orders to put his hands up and reached for an toy gun that resembled a real firearm at a playground.






Mon, 24 Nov 2014 00:59:17 GMT
Ferguson Grand Jury Records Not Approved for Release

Contrary to a published report, court officials say that grand jury records will not necessarily be released if Darren Wilson isn't indicted.






Mon, 24 Nov 2014 00:39:24 GMT
'Worse Than Snow': Flooding Threat Looms Over Buffalo

Western New York is bracing for flooding following a heavy snowfall.






Mon, 24 Nov 2014 00:35:03 GMT
Powerful Women Show More Depression Symptoms Than Men

Women show more symptoms of depression as they gain workplace power, while the opposite is true of men, a study finds.

Mon, 24 Nov 2014 00:28:09 GMT
One Killed, 30 Injured in California Bus Crash

A 33-year-old man was killed when a bus ran off the road in Northern California.






Sun, 23 Nov 2014 23:04:11 GMT
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