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A supporter of Initiative 1631 holds a sign referencing the Nisqually Indian Tribe during a rally supporting the November ballot measure in Washington state that would charge a fee on carbon emissions from fossil fuels.
AP Photo/Ted S. Warren
November 07, 2018 - 8:52 am
By David Crary, AP National Writer NEW YORK (AP) — In the first statewide referendum on transgender rights, Massachusetts voters on Tuesday beat back a repeal attempt and reaffirmed a 2016 law extending nondiscrimination protections to transgender people, including their use of public bathrooms and...
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(Tori Schneider/Tallahassee Democrat via AP)
November 04, 2018 - 11:09 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A man trying to stop a shooting attack on a Florida yoga studio said Sunday that he wrestled with the attacker after his gun jammed, a move credited with giving others time to flee the rampage that killed two people and wounded six others. Yoga student Joshua Quick spoke to...
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Scott Paul Beierle.
(Leon County Sheriff’s Office via AP)
November 03, 2018 - 10:40 pm
By Gary Fineout TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A brooding military veteran and former teacher appeared to have made videos in which he railed at women and blacks, years before he fatally shot two women at a Florida yoga studio, wounded five other people and then killed himself. The Friday evening...
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(AP Photo/Steve Cannon)
November 02, 2018 - 11:13 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A gunman killed two people and wounded five others at a yoga studio in Florida's capital before killing himself Friday evening, officials said. Tallahassee Police Chief Michael DeLeo told reporters Friday night that the man shot six people and pistol-whipped another after...
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This frame grab from video provided by WPLG-TV shows FBI agents escorting Cesar Sayoc, in sleeveless shirt, in Miramar, Fla., on Friday, Oct. 26, 2018.
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October 29, 2018 - 8:11 am
By Curt Anderson, AP Legal Affairs Writer MIAMI (AP) — The Florida man accused of sending packages containing explosive material to prominent Democrats and other opponents of President Donald Trump is due to make his first court appearance. An initial hearing is set Monday afternoon in Florida...
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A Florida inmate had a novel take on why he shouldn’t be arrested for solicitation of murder
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October 29, 2018 - 4:30 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Florida inmate had a novel take on why he shouldn’t be arrested for solicitation of murder. An inmate in a Florida jail who was awaiting trial on charges of capital sexual battery of a child tried to hire a fellow inmate...
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This frame grab from video provided by WPLG-TV shows FBI agents escorting Cesar Sayoc, in sleeveless shirt, in Miramar, Fla., on Friday, Oct. 26, 2018.
(WPLG-TV via AP)
October 27, 2018 - 7:36 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — In the hours before his arrest, as federal authorities zeroed in and secretly accumulated evidence, Cesar Sayoc was in his element: DJ'ing in a nightclub where he'd found work in the last two months. As he entertained patrons at the Ultra Gentlemen's Club, he could not have known...
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Cesar Sayoc
Broward County Sheriff
October 26, 2018 - 11:00 am
By Evan Perez, Mark Morales, Shimon Prokupecz, Brynn Gingras and Karl de Vries, CNN (CNN) -- Cesar Sayoc was charged Friday with five federal crimes and faces up to 48 years in prison in connection to improvised explosive devices sent to prominent Democratic politicians, donors and CNN offices in...
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PA Task Force 1 is back in Philadelphia today
John McDevitt | KYW Newsradio
John McDevitt
October 19, 2018 - 6:02 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Members of a federal urban search and rescue team returned to Philadelphia on Friday after being deployed to Florida to help residents affected by Hurricane Michael. More than half of the 80 members of PA Task Force 1 are Philadelphia firefighters, including Lt. Ken...
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Food Bank of South Jersey is sending food assistance to the Florida Panhandle.
Paul Kurtz/KYW Newsradio
Paul Kurtz
October 18, 2018 - 1:48 pm
PENNSAUKEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Victims of Hurricane Michael will be getting some help from a South Jersey food bank. A pallet truck scooted around the cavernous Food Bank of South Jersey warehouse Thursday morning, scooping up huge boxes of snacks and loading them onto a 48-foot tractor trailer...
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