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The cause of death was traumatic brain injury, according to court documents, the result of repeated falls, including one down 15 feet of basement stairs after being forced to drink excessively. The eight charged with involuntary manslaughter were among 18 fraternity members who were charged in connection with the case. Fraternity brothers didn't call for help until the next morning after they spent about 40 minutes trying to revive him, police and prosecutors said.
  • Trump admits Russian Federation probe played into Comey's firing

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    The Justice Department did not immediately respond to a request for comment. We had a very nice dinner at the White House.very early on. "There was acknowledgement of the need to pick up the phone and share with them what we're likely to do and get clearance", Burr said.
  • Body found in Ashtabula Co. during Sharon search for missing teen

    Body found in Ashtabula Co. during Sharon search for missing teen

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    Police in Pennsylvania have reportedly arrested a suspect wanted in connection with the abduction and death of a 13-year-old girl in Ohio. He was convicted of rape in 1990 in NY. Officers pulled Bove over, but he jumped out of his auto and ran from police. Multiple police agencies assisted Sharon at the scene including Farrell, Sharpsville, Hermitage and the Mercer County Sheriff's Department.
  • Kirkersville police officer shot responding to active shooter scene

    Kirkersville police officer shot responding to active shooter scene

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    Homeland Security, State Highway Patrol, and the local Sheriff's Office responded to an active shooter situation near a nursing home and elementary school in Kirkersville, Ohio Friday morning. Southwest Licking Schools confirm that Kirkersville Elementary is under lock down. Students who were already inside the school were moved to a nearby middle school where they could be picked up by their parents.
  • Closing arguments underway in ex-congresswoman's fraud trial

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    The former Congresswoman also failed to report any additional income on her taxes beyond her salary. Brown faces fraud charges. She was defeated in her 2016 primary race. He also shared a statement from Brown, saying that she respects the justice system but still maintains her innocence and thanked the public for its support and prayers.
  • Forecast: Nasty Weekend Weather Possible

    Forecast: Nasty Weekend Weather Possible

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    The National Weather Service says there is increasing confidence that a nor'easter will bring heavy rain and wind on Mother's Day weekend. For anyone making outdoor plans this weekend , Saturday is wetter, Sunday is better! We stay dry with highs again around 60-but more sun could allow us to get slightly warmer.
  • Protesters rally for worker, immigrant rights

    Protesters rally for worker, immigrant rights

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    In the U.S., International Labor Day hasn't traditionally been the focus for the kind of mass rallies seen around the world. "Our presence in this country is being questioned by Donald Trump", Fernanda Durand of CASA in Action told USA Today.
  • USA won't be rushed on climate change policies - Tillerson

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    Earlier, Tillerson said the Trump administration was still reviewing its climate change policies, notwithstanding his signature on the Arctic Council's latest declaration. U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, a Republican, said climate change was the first thing she looked for when given a copy of the declaration. After pledging to "cancel" the agreement during his campaign, Trump has now softened his tone, noting that he had an open mind about the global agreement to limit the effects of climate change.
  • Ex-Florida congresswoman convicted of taking money meant for charity

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    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP ) - The Latest on the fraud trial of former U.S. Rep. She was also in many ways a historic figure, one of the first African-Americans elected to Congress from Florida since Reconstruction. Former U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown has been found guilty of siphoning hundreds of thousands of dollars from a charity that she and her chief of staff had passed off as a scholarship service for students.
  • Ex-congresswoman guilty of taking money from sham charity

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    She had pleaded not guilty to all of the charges, including the fraud, but lost re-election last fall after her indictment. District Judge Timothy Corrigan, who presided over the trial, says Brown has complied so far with the conditions of her release, so he is allowing her to remain out of prison pending her sentencing hearing.
  • Mormons pull older teens out of Boy Scouts

    Mormons pull older teens out of Boy Scouts

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    Mormons automatically enroll every boy as a Boy Scout, according to the Washington Post . "The BSA offers a variety of programs from Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts to STEM Scouts, Exploring and Venturing , and our chartered partners are in the best position to decide which programs most appropriately meet the needs of the youth they serve".