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Georgia high school shooting leaves 1 dead, two hurt, police say

Police reported a shooting at Mt. Zion High School in Georgia on Friday.  (Google Images) Two people were shot and one person is confirmed dead following a shooting at Mt. Zion High School in Georgia on Friday, authorities told Fox News. The incident took place on school property, the Clayton County Police Department said, adding that an investigation is underway. ...

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S. Carolina inmate: Bodies stacked up during riot; 7 slain

COLUMBIA, S.C. –  Inmates armed with homemade knives fought each other for more than seven hours inside a maximum-security prison, leaving seven of them dead in the worst U.S. prison riot in a quarter-century, officials said. An inmate who witnessed the violence told The Associated Press that bodies were “literally stacked on top of each other.” At least 17 prisoners ...

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Police: Man acted alone to set off explosives in store

LOS ANGELES –  A man suspected of setting off two explosive devices in a California Sam’s Club store has been booked on suspicion of igniting a destructive device. Ontario police said Friday that Hugo Gonzalez isn’t believed to have a connection to any criminal or extremist group. Police say they believe Gonzalez acted alone in setting off the explosives in ...

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Services held for deceased Iowa family of four found in Mexico

A memorial service was held Saturday in honor of the Iowa family of four who died after inhaling toxic fumes in a Mexican condominium they were renting in March. A crowd of people gathered for the service held for married couple Kevin and Amy Sharp, ages 41 and 38 respectively, and their children Sterling, 12, and Adrianna, 7. The event ...

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Man dies from too much anti-diarrhea medication

A Pennsylvania man reportedly died after taking too much anti-diarrhea medication.  (iStock, File) A Pennsylvania man reportedly died after taking too much anti-diarrhea medication. Medical examiners said this week that 29-year-old Arjun Patel’s death in November was caused by loperamide poisoning, news station KDKA reported. Loperamide, also known as Imodium, is an over-the-counter medication used to reduce the frequency of diarrhea, according ...

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Florida school shooting survivors dread Parkland campus return

The fire alarm, gunshots and piercing cries still ring loudly in Jake Glacer’s mind. “There’s so much I still hear, I still see,” the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School junior told Fox News. “Four people in my class were shot. I couldn’t imagine going back into the building.” A week after the Valentine’s Day massacre at the Parkland, Florida high ...

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In Baltimore, public trust erodes amid police scandal

BALTIMORE –  Confidence in Baltimore’s sworn protectors has badly deteriorated in recent years, but federal courtroom admissions about a range of criminal abuses by officers may be eroding it to rock bottom. During a recent police corruption trial, witnesses testified that rogue detectives resold looted narcotics, conducted home invasions and falsified evidence for years. The astounding range of abuses stretching ...

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