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December 06, 2017 - 4:05 pm
(DAVENPORT, Fla.) -- A Florida mayor has been arrested for allegedly using the handicap placard of a woman who died in 2012, authorities said. Davenport mayor Teresa Darlene Bradley, who is known professionally as Darlene Bradley, was arrested Tuesday and charged with criminal use of a deceased...
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December 06, 2017 - 3:21 pm
(LOS ANGELES) -- Six California women filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday against movie producer Harvey Weinstein, saying his alleged attempts to head off “unwanted sexual conduct” accusations amounted to racketeering. The alleged activity was carried out by what the lawsuit called the “Weinstein...
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December 06, 2017 - 12:20 pm
(ORLANDO) -- A Florida police officer who was hailed a hero for swiftly rescuing a victim in the Pulse nightclub shooting last year will be dismissed from the force at the end of the month. Omar Delgado was among the first officers to respond to the attack at the gay nightclub in Orlando on June 12...
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December 06, 2017 - 8:20 am
(SAN FRANCISCO) -- A federal grand jury issued an indictment on Tuesday against Jose Inez Garcia Zarate, the undocumented immigrant who was acquitted on state charges of murder and manslaughter last week in the shooting of Kate Steinle. The Mexican national will now face new immigration and gun...
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December 06, 2017 - 8:10 am
(LOS ANGELES) -- The weather in Southern California continues to wreak havoc on fire officials trying to stymie the growing flames. On Tuesday, winds gusted to 80 mph in parts of Southern California, producing a major Santa Ana wind event. This could be the worst Santa Ana wind event in December in...
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December 06, 2017 - 7:32 am
(SAN DIEGO) -- U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) began physically testing the southwest border wall prototypes this week, according to a spokesperson for the department. The start of the official testing period was Nov. 27, but physical tests began Monday, said Carlos Diaz, CBP's public...
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December 05, 2017 - 7:25 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- Arrests of undocumented immigrants rose and apprehensions along the Southwest border were down significantly last year, according to the end-of-year numbers released Tuesday by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). During fiscal year 2017, there were a total of 310,531...
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