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Ohio family clings to hope 3 months after 8 were killed

Its been three months since eight members of the Rhoden family were found shot to death in three trailers and a camper in Pike County, Ohio.

      
 
 

Sat, 23 Jul 2016 18:54:47 -0400
Man, abandoned at birth, finding relatives 68 years later

Through DNA databases, Facebook he's learning about some of the people he's related to.

      
 
 

Sun, 24 Jul 2016 00:19:43 -0400
Family Fears for Autistic Man After Shooting

The autistic man who was the intended target of a police bullet is suffering from emotional distress, not eating and traumatized following the shooting of his caretaker. (July 23)

      
 
 

Sat, 23 Jul 2016 23:20:12 -0400
4 people killed in Texas shooting, authorities say

One child was transported to a hospital with minor injuries, according to the Bastrop County Sheriff's Office.

      
 
 

Sat, 23 Jul 2016 22:41:50 -0400
Ex-Lebanon hostage Thomas Sutherland dies at age 85

Thomas Sutherland, a Colorado State University professor, was teaching in Beirut when he was taken hostage and held in darkness for more than six years.

      
 
 

Sat, 23 Jul 2016 22:30:25 -0400
Effort to Eliminate Superdelegates Fails

An effort to eliminate superdelegates in future elections has failed at a meeting of the Democratic National Convention rules committee in Philadelphia.(July 23)

      
 
 

Sat, 23 Jul 2016 21:43:16 -0400
Researcher: Shooters Often Research Role Models

The U.S. psychologist whose book about school shootings was found in the Munich killer's room says often young gunmen research other perpetrators to find a role model. (July 23)

      
 
 

Sat, 23 Jul 2016 21:18:16 -0400
Their first firearm

Why couples, women and the elderly are purchasing guns in Lebanon County, Pa.

      
 
 

Sat, 23 Jul 2016 21:12:16 -0400
Remembering our Superman: Thousands mourn La. deputy

Law enforcement officers from across the country joined several thousand mourners who attended the funeral Saturday of Deputy Brad Garafola.

      
 
 

Sat, 23 Jul 2016 23:04:45 -0400
AP Top Stories July 23 P

Here are your top stories for Saturday, July 23rd: ISIS claims responsibility for the deadliest attack in Kabul in 15 years; Residents pay tribute to victims of Friday's Munich attack; Clinton and Kaine campaign together; Protesters gather ahead of DNC.

      
 
 

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