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Scottie Scheffler arrested in alleged assault on police officer outside PGA Championship, then returns to play

World No. 1 golfer Scottie Scheffler was arrested and charged with a felony and other counts Friday morning outside the PGA Championship in Louisville, Kentucky, after allegedly injuring a police officer while trying to drive past the scene of a fatal crash.

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‘Rust’ movie armorer sentenced to 18 months in prison for involuntary manslaughter

Hannah Gutierrez Reed, the armorer of the film “Rust” who was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter last month for the 2021 on-set fatal shooting of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins, was sentenced by a New Mexico judge to 18 months in prison Monday, the maximum possible punishment.

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James and Jennifer Crumbley, parents of school shooter, set to be sentenced on manslaughter charges

James and Jennifer Crumbley, the parents of the teenager who killed four students in the 2021 school shooting in Oxford, Michigan, are set to be sentenced to prison on Tuesday, weeks after being convicted of manslaughter.

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Former NFL cornerback Vontae Davis found dead at his home in Florida

Vontae Davis, the former NFL cornerback who made two Pro Bowls with the Indianapolis Colts and memorably retired at halftime of his final game, was found dead by police Monday at his home in South Florida, according to authorities.

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Judge overturns murder convictions of ‘Chester Trio’ after more than two decades in prison

Citing new DNA evidence, a Pennsylvania judge on Thursday overturned the murder convictions of three men known as the “Chester Trio” who have been imprisoned for nearly 25 years for a crime they say they did not commit.

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After a handcuffed ride in the back of a police van, a man was left paralyzed and needed his legs amputated, lawsuit alleges

A man filed a federal lawsuit Monday alleging he was paralyzed and needed his legs amputated after police officers in St. Petersburg, Florida, put him in restraints, placed him in the back of a police van without a seatbelt and then drove in a reckless manner.

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Father of Michigan school shooter faces manslaughter trial weeks after his wife’s conviction

The manslaughter trial of James Crumbley, the father of the teenager who killed four students at a Michigan high school in 2021, began with opening statements Thursday, just weeks after his wife, Jennifer, was convicted of the same charges.

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Former Utah school bus driver accused of setting bus on fire with students onboard

A former school bus driver in Utah faces both federal and state arson charges for allegedly lighting his school bus on fire in two separate incidents, including at least once with students onboard.

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Iowa’s Caitlin Clark becomes NCAA Division-I all-time leading scorer for men’s and women’s basketball

Iowa Hawkeyes superstar guard Caitlin Clark became the NCAA’s Division-I all-time leading scorer in basketball – male or female – in a win over the Ohio State Buckeyes on Sunday, passing Hall of Famer “Pistol” Pete Maravich.

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Alabama House approves measure; aims to protect IVF after personhood ruling

An Alabama House bill aimed at protecting in vitro fertilization treatments advanced on Thursday, just a day after being introduced, as state lawmakers raced to respond to the state Supreme Court ruling that prompted IVF clinics to pause parts of treatments and left many families in limbo.

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2 men found guilty of murder in 2002 killing of Run-DMC’s Jam Master Jay

Two men were found guilty of murder Tuesday in the 2002 killing of Jam Master Jay, the pioneering DJ of the groundbreaking hip hop trio Run-DMC, in a case that for decades frustrated detectives and music fans alike.

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ProProsecutors Accuse 'Rust' Film Armorer of Negligence and Unprofessionalism in Manslaughter Trial

“Rust” film armorer Hannah Gutierrez Reed was “negligent” and “unprofessional” in her role overseeing prop weapons and ammunition, and her actions caused the on-set shooting death of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins, prosecutors said in opening statements of her manslaughter trial Thursday.

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2 men charged with murder in Kansas City Chiefs rally shooting

Two men were charged with murder and other felony charges for their roles in the mass shooting after a Kansas City Chiefs championship rally last week, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker said Tuesday.

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DC: 3 police officers wounded in shooting; making animal cruelty arrest

Three officers with the Metropolitan Police Department in Washington, DC, were wounded in a shooting Wednesday morning while attempting to serve an arrest warrant for animal cruelty, Police Chief Pamela A. Smith said.

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Jennifer Crumbley, school shooter mother , guilty of manslaughter in who’s responsible for a mass shooting

Jennifer Crumbley, the mother of the teenager who killed four students at an Oxford, Michigan, high school in 2021, was found guilty Tuesday of all four counts of involuntary manslaughter in a novel legal case that stood as a test of the limits of who’s responsible for a school shooting.

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Jury set to decide fate of Michigan school shooter’s mother in manslaughter trial

A jury is set to begin deliberating Monday in the manslaughter trial of Jennifer Crumbley, the mother of the teenager who killed four people at a Michigan high school in 2021, in a novel legal case that stands as a test of the limits of who’s responsible for a mass shooting.

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Mother of Michigan school shooter admits she and husband gifted their son the gun used in the attack

Jennifer Crumbley, the mother of the teenager who killed four people at a Michigan high school in 2021, admitted under cross-examination at her manslaughter trial that she and her husband gifted their son the firearm later used in the attack.

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Former dean says there was no reason to search Michigan school shooter’s backpack for gun

The former dean of students at Oxford High School testified in a Michigan court Tuesday that he returned Ethan Crumbley’s backpack to him on the morning of November 30, 2021, unknowingly providing him with the gun used later that day in the mass shooting.

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Trials of Michigan school shooter’s parents set to limit who’s responsible for mass shooting

The parents of Ethan Crumbley, the teenager who in 2021 opened fire at his high school in Oxford, Michigan, are going on trial for manslaughter in cases that will test the limits of who is responsible for a mass shooting.