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Tennessee officer suspended after video shows man being hitPolice say an officer in Tennessee has been suspended with pay after videos showed a suspect being punched during a traffic stop last year
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This Aug. 2018, booking photo of Mark Leo Gregory Gago, 42, was provided by the Clackamas, Ore., County Sheriff's Department. Gago killed four members of his family Saturday night, Jan. 19, 2019 at the rural home they shared and was shot by sheriff's deputies as he tried to kill a girl, authorities said. Gago killed his parents, his girlfriend and their infant daughter Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019, night before deputies shot him, the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office said. The sheriff's office identified the victims as Olivia Gago, 9 months, Shaina Sweitzer, 31, Jerry Bremer, 66, and Pamela Bremer, 64. (Clackamas County Sheriff's Department via AP)
Deputies shoot man after he kills 4, including baby daughterAuthorities in Oregon say a man killed four members of his family and was shot dead by sheriff's deputies
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FILE - In this February 1964 file photo, Henry Montgomery, flanked by two deputies, awaits the verdict in his trial for the murder of Charles H. Hurt, a sheriff’s deputy in Baton Rouge, La.  Montgomery, the subject of a 2016 Supreme Court ruling, has been behind bars for more than a half-century. He was denied parole in 2018. Now 72, he will be eligible for another hearing February 2019. (John Boss/The Advocate via AP, File)
After 2016 ruling, battles over juvenile lifer cases persistThree years after the Supreme Court offered a second chance to some 2,000 juvenile lifers, about 400 have been freed and hundreds more have shortened sentences
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The remains of the damaged historic First Presbyterian Church in Wetumpka, Ala., is seen after a possible tornado on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019. (Mickey Welsh/The Montgomery Advertiser via AP)
Tornados inflict damage in Alabama town, Florida PanhandleHomes, businesses, government offices and churches badly damaged or demolished when tornadoes struck central Alabama; another tornado reported at air base in Florida Panhandle
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Caleb Seely rides a unicycle on a snow covered sidewalk as he heads home after helping shovel out his brother's driveway during a winter storm, Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019, in Portland, Maine. Extra knobby tires on Seely's ride provided traction on a day when snow, sleet and freezing rain kept most motorists indoors. Parts of New England residents are bracing for up to 18 inches of snow. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)
Bitter cold sets in as winter storm wreaks havoc on travelA major winter storm brought some of the coldest temperatures of the season and covered a large swath of the country in snow.
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Handcuffed man flees police during transportThe New York Police Department is looking for a man last seen in handcuffs who fled from authorities while he was being taken to a booking center.
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Snow starts to accumulate on Delaware Ave. as a major winter storm moves into the northeast on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019, in Delmar, N.Y. (Will Waldron/Times Union, via AP)
The Latest: Amtrak plans to be back to full schedule MondayAmtrak says it expects to have all of its trains back on a full schedule Monday after a weekend of cancellations and delays caused by the winter storm as it rolled through the Midwest and Northeast
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A police car sits in front of Covington Catholic High School in Park Hills, Ky., Saturday, Jan 19, 2019. A diocese in Kentucky apologized Saturday after videos emerged showing students from the Catholic boys' high school mocking Native Americans outside the Lincoln Memorial on Friday after a rally in Washington. (AP Photo/Bryan Woolston)
The Latest: Native American says he sought to quell tensionA Native American organizer of a march in Washington, D.C., says he felt compelled to get between a group of black religious activists and largely white students with his ceremonial drum to defuse a potentially dangerous situation
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The Latest: Man blamed in family killing had weapons arrestOregon authorities say a 42-year-old man killed four members of his family and was shot dead by sheriff's deputies as he tried to kill a girl
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'A Pretty Good Spy' Who Inspired Argo Is Dead at 78The CIA mastermind behind the so-called "Canadian caper"—which got six US diplomats out of Iran during the 1979-80 hostage crisis—died Saturday the age of 78, the Washington Post reports; he had Parkinson's disease. A 25-year CIA veteran, Tony Mendez was also an impressionistic painter admired for his imaginative...
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Citing staff, security checkpoint closed at Maryland airportBaltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport says it expects "minimal, if any" problems for passengers since a security checkpoint closed because of staffing issues due to the federal government shutdown
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Pentagon Has Bad News About Its BasesA new Pentagon report says wildfires, drought, and flooding fueled by climate change are threatening two-thirds of key US military bases, the Military Times reports. Posted online Friday, the report looks at 79 mission-critical installations across the Army, Air Force, and Navy, but not the Marine Corps. The report says...
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