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She fractured her spine after the car ran a red light. Uber said she...

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When you download Uber’s app, you agree that you’re older than 18, that you’re not using a stolen credit card to pay your driver, and — if you’re like one Philadelphia woman and fracture your spine in a car crash — that you won’t seek a jury trial against the ride-share giant.

Kobe Bryant helicopter crash at center of intense federal investigation

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Federal investigators on Monday began to try to unravel the mystery of why a helicopter carrying Kobe Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter and seven other people slammed into the side of a hill in Calabasas.

Video inside Chicago-area cigar lounge shows woman killing trooper, wounding 2 others before killing...

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Police say they have video from inside a Lisle cigar lounge that shows a woman suddenly standing up and firing, killing a retired Illinois State Police trooper, and wounding another retired trooper and an off-duty trooper before turning the gun on herself Friday night.

It didn’t take long for someone to pilfer weed from an airport bin where...

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One person’s trash is another person’s stash.

Chicago resident who traveled to China diagnosed with coronavirus, health officials say

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A Chicago woman who returned from a visit to China earlier this month has been diagnosed with the respiratory coronavirus that has sickened hundreds in China, according to the Chicago Department of Public Health.

Bank apologizes for calling police on black customer trying to deposit checks

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TCF Bank says it should not have called police on an African American customer who was trying to deposit three checks that were part of a race discrimination lawsuit settlement with his former employer.

Man stole almost $10 million from investor to bankroll Las Vegas sports gambling, lavish...

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Robert Gorodetsky made a name for himself as a maverick in the Las Vegas sports betting scene, a brash 20-something with a seemingly bottomless bankroll and the guts to lay it all on the line.

Man killed roommate with baseball bat 16 years ago, then ‘assumed his life,’ prosecutor...

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Daman Smoot wanted what his roommate Adam Brundage had: A new car, a townhouse in Quakertown, Pa., money in the bank.

Invasive or helpful? University using students’ phones to track if they are in class...

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University of Missouri students, be warned: If it’s not Big Brother watching you, it might be your professors and university administrators.

10 people shot in Philadelphia over the weekend, two fatally

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Two men were shot to death in Philadelphia over the weekend in separate cases, while eight others were wounded in a string of shootings in yet another violent weekend in the city.

Two police officers killed in Hawaii shooting

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At least two police officers in Honolulu, Hawaii, were killed Sunday morning in an apparent shooting, according to local law enforcement sources.

Foster children are still sleeping in state offices amid shortage of homes

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The number of Texas foster care children who slept in state offices, hotels and other temporary housing spiked last year, as the child welfare system continues to grapple with recruiting and retaining specialized foster homes.

Commentary: Martin Luther King Jr.’s fight for health care equity must continue

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America celebrates a distortion of Martin Luther King Jr., void of his prophetic call to justice by any nonviolent means necessary.

4 people die in home shooting in Utah

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Four people were shot dead Friday at a residence in Grantsville, a town of about 10,000 people in the U.S. state of Utah, local police said.

Chicago police ask for public’s help after 5 people are shot inside barbershop

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The two young brothers had always wanted to go to the Gotcha Faded barbershop in West Garfield Park, and Thursday night they finally got their chance.

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