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Dolphins, Lions planning to attend Kaepernick's NFL audition

14 Nov 2019

The Miami Dolphins and other clubs will attend Colin Kaepernick's audition at a special workout hosted by the National Football League (NFL) on Saturday, opening the possibility that the former quarterback could return to the game three years after his protests against racial injustice roiled the sport.

Brooklyn bishop investigating Buffalo church accused of sexually assaulting altar boy

13 Nov 2019

A bishop in New York City who was picked by the Catholic Church to investigate Buffalo's diocese for its handling of child abuse allegations against clergy has himself been accused of sexually assaulting an altar boy when he was a priest four decades ago.

Chicago's cold blast spells concern for the city's homeless

13 Nov 2019

CHICAGO Homeless advocates in Chicago were closely monitoring wind chill temperatures on Tuesday as an early season blast of arctic air swept across the eastern two-thirds of the United States.

Georgia to execute man convicted of killing convenience store clerk

13 Nov 2019

The state of Georgia on Wednesday is scheduled to execute a man who was convicted of fatally shooting a convenience store clerk before stealing two 12-packs of beer with an accomplice more than 20 years ago.

Great-great-grandson of Wounded Knee commander asks for forgiveness

11 Nov 2019

EAGLE BUTTE, S.D. For the last 50 years, Bradley Upton has prayed for forgiveness as he has carried the burden of one of the most horrific events in U.S. history against Native Americans, one that was perpetrated by James Forsyth, his great-great-grandfather. | Video

Iowa inmate sentenced to life argues he briefly died and should be released

08 Nov 2019

An Iowa inmate sentenced to life without parole has unsuccessfully argued in court that he should be freed because he "momentarily died" and was resuscitated when he was in the hospital four years ago.

Former LA top cop Beck named Chicago's interim police superintendent

08 Nov 2019

CHICAGO Former Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck was made Chicago's interim police superintendent on Friday, taking the temporary challenge of leading the second-largest force in the United States.

Chicago police chief steps down after tumultuous three years

07 Nov 2019

CHICAGO Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson on Thursday said he will retire from the second-largest U.S. police force after a three-year run marked by a sharp reduction in murders, a federal police misconduct probe and clashes with President Donald Trump.

Texas executes white supremacist convicted of strangling woman

07 Nov 2019

The state of Texas on Wednesday executed a man convicted of murder for the 2002 strangulation of a woman he feared might divulge to police the location of a drug den where he and other members of his white supremacist gang held meetings.

Two murder suspects captured at Mexico border after escaping California jail

06 Nov 2019

Two murder suspects were captured at the U.S.-Mexican border while attempting to walk back into the United States on Wednesday, three days after escaping from a California jail hundreds of miles to the north, police said.

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