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Original Post by CNN A Walmart in Pennsylvania is facing a bedbug infestation after someone released the parasitic insects in a men’s changing room, state police said.A manager at the store in Edinboro found a closed pill bottle with live bugs crawling inside and reported it to authorities Thursday, police said in a release. The […]

Original Post by NPR West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice announced Monday he has approved recommendations to fire all of the correctional officer cadets who participated in an apparent Nazi salute during a class photo. “As I said from the beginning, I condemn the photo of Basic Training Class 18 in the strongest possible terms,” Justice […]

Original post by the NY Times A former police chief in Florida was sentenced on Tuesday to three years in prison for ordering officers to arrest black people for crimes they did not commit in order to give the impression that his department was solving crimes, court documents say. Judge K. Michael Moore of the […]

Original post by CBS News (MSN) A Mississippi man who has been tried six times for the same murders is enjoying his first night of freedom in more than two decades. Curtis Flowers on Monday was released from prison following a hearing in which a judge granted him a bond of $250,000 — months after a big […]

Original Post News Republic A Broward County sheriff’s deputy has been fired after he was seen on a cell phone video slamming a teenager’s face onto the pavement at a South Florida strip mall earlier this year, authorities said Wednesday. An internal affairs review recommended Deputy Christopher Krickovich “be exonerated despite the video testimony and […]

Original post by NBC News Schools in parts of Jersey City, the state’s second-largest city, were on lockdown. Multiple police officers were wounded on Tuesday afternoon during a wild shootout and standoff in New Jersey, prompting a lock down at schools from miles around, authorities said. According to a preliminary investigation, a police officer was shot […]

Olivia Konotey-Ahulu Nineteen crew were kidnapped and remain missing, a spokeswoman for Navios, the ship’s owner said by phone Wednesday. The incident happened late Tuesday about 77 nautical miles from Bonny Island, a key loading point for Nigerian crude. The vessel had only recently collected its cargo. The waters of the Gulf of Guinea have […]

Original post from the Daily News George Zimmerman, acquitted of killing unarmed black teen Trayvon Martin in 2012, is now suing the boy’s family and others for more than $100 million. The former neighborhood watch volunteer said he was defending himself when he shot the 17-year-old, who was visiting his father in the gated community […]

Original post from Dallas News Dean, 35, said in his interview to join the police force that his 2004 assault charge stemmed from touching a woman’s breast in college. The personnel file for former Fort Worth police Officer Aaron Dean, who resigned after he fatally shot Atatiana Jefferson in her home last month, sheds light […]

Original post from CNN An officer with the Los Angeles Police Department is under investigation after his body camera allegedly caught him fondling the body of a dead woman.The officer and his partner were responding to a call about a possible dead body in a residential unit, sources told the Los Angeles Times, which first […]

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