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'Ray Donovan' star Liev Schreiber has court date on charge of harassing photographer

In this Jan. 11, 2015 file photo, Liev Schreiber, right, and Naomi Watts arrive at the 72nd annual Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif.  (John Shearer/Invision/AP, File) Actor Liev Schreiber is scheduled to appear in court Tuesday for allegedly harassing a photographer in June. Schreiber’s lawyer, Jonathan Ripps, confirmed the alleged incident took place, but maintained that the allegation ...

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Latest: Counterprotester returns to UVA campus for rally

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. –  The Latest on events marking the anniversary of white supremacist violence in Charlottesville, Virginia (all times local): 7:10 p.m. A counterprotester who faced down a group of white supremacists who had marched through the University of Virginia’s campus is in Charlottesville to take part in a “Rally for Justice.” Twenty-two-year-old Clara Carlson says she feared for her ...

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Crews battle growing wildfire near homes in California

LAKE ELSINORE, Calif. –  Firefighters worked furiously Friday to keep a Southern California wildfire from burning more homes while crews in the north finally gained ground on deadly and destructive blazes that have burned for two weeks. Aircraft have been making flight after flight, dumping water and bright pink retardant to protect Lake Elsinore and other foothill communities as the ...

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Pair in 'Ghost Ship' warehouse deaths denied plea deals by judge

Booking photos released by the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office shows Max Harris, left, and Derick Almena, at Santa Rita Jail in Alameda County, Calif., June 2017.  (Alameda County Sheriff’s Office via AP) A judge in California on Friday rejected the plea deals of two men who were charged with 36 counts of involuntary manslaughter after the “Ghost Ship” fire in ...

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Judge rejects plea deals in deadly Oakland warehouse fire

OAKLAND, Calif. –  In an unusual move, a California judge on Friday rejected the plea deals of two men who were charged with 36 counts of involuntary manslaughter after a 2016 California warehouse fire. As he handed down his decision, Judge James Cramer said 48-year-old Derick Almena didn’t accept “full responsibility and remorse” for the fatal blaze which occurred during ...

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Teens accused of robbing same Georgia home twice in 1 day

Jarrell Bankston, 18, and a 16-year-old are accused of robbing the same Georgia home twice in 1 day.  (Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office ) Two teenagers were arrested Wednesday for allegedly burglarizing the same Georgia home twice in one day. Jarrell Bankston, 18, and an unidentified 16-year-old, both from Woodstock, were caught by a neighbor as they were attempting to break ...

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Firefighters battle to curb wildfire before winds return

LAKE ELSINORE, Calif. –  Aircraft turned hillsides red with retardant as homeowners wet their houses with garden hoses in a battle to contain an arson wildfire, which prompted evacuation orders for more than 20,000 people south of Los Angeles. Gov. Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency Thursday night for Orange and Riverside counties as a four-day-old fire carved its ...

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Wake Forest assistant basketball coach charged with assault in deadly NYC attack

Jamill Jones is entering his second season as an assistant coach under Danny Manning.  (Andy Mead/Icon Sportswire via AP Images) An assistant men’s basketball coach at Wake Forest University has been arrested and charged with assault in connection with a deadly attack on a tourist in the New York City borough of Queens, police said Thursday. Investigators say Jamill Jones, ...

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