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Ex-Offender Graduates Yale 10 Years After Release

Ex-Offender Graduates Yale 10 Years After Release

Reginald Dwayne Betts refuses to let his time in prison define his life. But he admits that he can't escape it. Even with an Ivy League education. At 16, Betts used a borrowed pistol to carjack a man sleeping in...

Monday, May 30, 2016

Illinois Lawmakers Work on Memorial Day as Budget Deadline Looms

Illinois Lawmakers Work on Memorial Day as Budget Deadline Looms

The state’s historic budget impasse dates back to last June when the Illinois House adjourned the 2015 spring session without making a budget deal. If a budget isn't agreed upon by the end of the month, it will...

Monday, May 30, 2016

Lawmakers Work on Memorial Day as Budget Deadline Looms

Lawmakers Work on Memorial Day as Budget Deadline Looms

Illinois lawmakers expressed frustration Monday as the deadline approaches a budget plan. If no budget is agreed to on Tuesday it will be the second missed deadline since Gov. Bruce Rauner was elected.

Monday, May 30, 2016

Video: Gorilla Grabs Boy at Zoo

Video: Gorilla Grabs Boy at Zoo

Cellphone video shows the tense moments when a 400-pound silverback gorilla manhandles a young boy who fell into its enclosure at the Cincinnati Zoo. Fearing the boy's life was in danger, a special zoo response...

Monday, May 30, 2016

Man Burns Ex-girlfriend Alive Over Breakup: Italian Police

Man Burns Ex-girlfriend Alive Over Breakup: Italian Police

A Rome university student was burned alive by her ex-boyfriend after she left him, authorities said Monday — a slaying one investigator called the most atrocious crime he has seen in his career. Sara Di...

Monday, May 30, 2016

Watch: Resolute Bird Chases Dog From Picnic

Watch: Resolute Bird Chases Dog From Picnic

This little guy gives new meaning to bird-dogging. Watch as the bird angrily tweets at a dog then chases him off his picnic blanket.

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Police Chief Stops 'COPS' Filming in New Hampshire

Police Chief Stops 'COPS' Filming in New Hampshire

The buzz around town in Manchester, New Hampshire, is about the popular show 'COPS' filming in the city, but the first night of filming has turned into the crew's last. Manchester Chief Nick Willard...

Monday, May 30, 2016

Bear Attack Survivor's Family Describes 'Worst 24 Hours'

Bear Attack Survivor's Family Describes 'Worst 24 Hours'

Kenneth Steck was walking back to his family's camping site in Alaska after gathering water when he heard branches breaking. The sound, his parents said, was like a vehicle driving up behind him.

Monday, May 30, 2016

Striking Verizon Workers Sign New Deal

Striking Verizon Workers Sign New Deal

Nearly 40,000 striking Verizon employees will return to work Wednesday after reaching a tentative contract agreement that includes 1,300 new call center jobs and nearly 11 percent in raises over four years...

Monday, May 30, 2016

Off-Duty DC Officer Shoots Alleged Shoplifter Stealing Crab Legs

Off-Duty DC Officer Shoots Alleged Shoplifter Stealing Crab Legs

A man who was attempting to steal crab legs from a grocery store was shot by an off-duty D.C. Metropolitan Police Department officer working as security for the store, according to a police report. The officer,...

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More Than 60 Shot in Memorial Day Weekend Violence

More Than 60 Shot in Memorial Day Weekend Violence

Chicago police beefed up patrols for Memorial Day as more than 60 people were shot during the violent three-day holiday weekend.

Boy Missing After Sister Pulled From Kankakee River

Boy Missing After Sister Pulled From Kankakee River

A 12-year-old boy is missing and his 13-year-old sister hospitalized in serious condition after the pair became trapped in dangerous waters in the Kankakee River Monday evening.

Car Crashes Into Doorway at O'Hare Airport on Memorial Day

Car Crashes Into Doorway at O'Hare Airport on Memorial Day

A vehicle slammed into a doorway at O’Hare Airport on Memorial Day as travelers flocked home following their holiday travels.

Popular Chicago Restaurant Vandalized With Anti-Gay Graffiti

Popular Chicago Restaurant Vandalized With Anti-Gay Graffiti

A popular Chicago restaurant is fighting back after being vandalized with anti-gay graffiti over the weekend.

9 Dead as Nation's Midsection Prepares for Severe Storms

9 Dead as Nation's Midsection Prepares for Severe Storms

Funnel clouds and twisters swept through Nebraska and Colorado on Monday as several other states in the country's mid-section — including flood-battered Texas — prepared for potentially powerful wind gusts, hail...

Protesters Jump Barricades, Interrupt Sanders Rally in CA

Protesters Jump Barricades, Interrupt Sanders Rally in CA

Animal rights protesters jumped barricades and interrupted a Bernie Sanders rally late Monday in Oakland. The Democratic presidential hopeful was addressing supporters at Frank Ogawa Plaza at City Hall when at...