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February 17, 2019 - 4:39 pm
(KNX 1070) -- A Florida middle school student was arrested after allegedly refusing to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance and telling a teacher that the flag is "racist" and the national anthem is "offensive to black people,” according to several media outlets. On February 4, the 11-year-old Lawton...
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February 17, 2019 - 9:03 am
(CBS News) -- The two Nigerian brothers arrested in connection with the assault on "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett are no longer suspects in the attack. They're now cooperating with police. A source close to the investigation confirms to CBS News the brothers told detectives Smollett paid them to...
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AP
February 17, 2019 - 8:26 am
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — For nearly four years, Gavin Grimm has been suing his former school district after it banned him from using the boy's bathrooms in high school. Along the way, he's become a national face for transgender rights. His case almost went to the U.S. Supreme Court. He graduated and...
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AP
February 16, 2019 - 3:00 pm
AURORA, Ill. (AP/KNX1070) — The man who killed five co-workers and wounded another and five police officers at a suburban Chicago manufacturing warehouse brought his gun to a meeting in which he was going to be fired, authorities said Saturday. Because Gary Martin brought his gun to Friday's...
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AP
February 15, 2019 - 4:29 pm
(KNX 1070) — Police have apprehended a suspect who opened fire inside the Henry Pratt Company in Aurora, Illinois, killing five people and wounding five police officers before he was fatally shot, police said. Aurora, Illinois, Police Chief Kristen Ziman told a news conference that the gunman was...
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CBS
February 15, 2019 - 3:06 pm
(CBS News) -- There's been Pizza Rat and Flood Rat, but now Henny Rat is here to dethrone them both. A picture of a rat lying on a sidewalk next to an empty bottle of Hennessy cognac is going viral for perfectly embodying the dark underside of Valentine's Day. "Just another day in New York City,"...
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CBS
February 15, 2019 - 11:53 am
(CBS News) -- Lorena Bobbitt became a household name more than 25 years ago when she went to trial for cutting off her husband's penis. Despite that she testified that she was a victim of domestic abuse — and was found not guilty by reason of temporary insanity — she became a national punchline. A...
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February 15, 2019 - 11:37 am
(KNX 1070) -- Anchor Diane Thompson has been leading the charge in the field of radio journalism for over four decades. Thompson is retiring Friday, but the legacy of her work will live on. Covering events such as the 1984 Olympics, 26 Academy Award ceremonies, 14 Rose Parades (one in which her 4-...
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Volusia Sheriff
February 15, 2019 - 10:11 am
(KNX 1070/CNS) -- A white woman stopped on suspicion of drunken driving in Florida told a black deputy she would have the Ku Klux Klan burn crosses on his yard. Now 53-year-old Julie Edwards faces additional charges of resisting and threatening an officer. The Volusia County Sheriff's Office says...
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AP
February 15, 2019 - 8:26 am
CHICAGO (AP) — ​Chicago Police say the two men being questioned in the attack on "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett are considered suspects. Department spokesman Anthony Guglielimi said Friday that the men are in custody and have been arrested based on probable cause that they may have been involved in...
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