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    Shooting rampage leaves 2 California deputies dead, three wounded

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Officials say a second sheriff’s deputy has died after being shot by a suspect who has now been apprehended for four shootings. Placer County Sheriff’s spokeswoman Dena Erwin says one of her department’s deputies was killed Friday after he was shot with an AR-15-type assault rifle. RELATED: MORE COVERAGE ON SACRAMENTO’S FOX 40 A second Placer County Sheriff’s deputy was shot in the arm and was expected to survive. A Sacramento County sheriff’s deputy died earlier […]

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    U.Va. student Hannah Graham’s remains found in rural Virginia: officials

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Authorities say remains found Oct. 18 in a rural area are that of University of Virginia student Hannah Graham. Graham disappeared Sept. 13 after a night out with friends. The remains were found about 12 miles from campus. The man Graham was last seen with, 32-year-old Jesse Leroy Matthew Jr., has been charged with abduction with intent to defile Graham. The remains were discovered roughly 6 miles from where the body of 20-year-old Virginia Tech student […]

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    Obama offers federal help to NY with Ebola case

    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is offering federal support to New York as it responds to its first Ebola case. Obama spoke Thursday night to New York Mayor Bill de Blasio and Gov. Andrew Cuomo. The White House says some officials from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention were already on the ground, with another team expected to have arrived late Thursday. Obama is asking Cuomo and de Blasio to stay in close touch with Ron Klain, Obama’s […]

  • James Tully (left) has been mistaken for Eric Frein (right) on numerous occasions.

    Murder suspect Eric Frein’s lookalike gets stopped by police often

    CANADENSIS, Pa. (AP/PIX11) — A northeastern Pennsylvania man says he’s been stopped at least 20 times by authorities who have mistaken him for the suspect in a trooper’s killing. James Tully, 39, of Canadensis, says he was once held at gunpoint in an encounter that left him fearing for his life. Tully walks to work through the rural search area because he doesn’t own a car. He also wears a backpack, an item police believe suspect Eric Frein has also […]

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    Judge nixes Teresa Giudice’s halfway house bid

    NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A federal judge won’t recommend that prison officials allow “Real Housewives of New Jersey” star Teresa Giudice to serve most of her federal prison sentence in a halfway house. A lawyer for Giudice had filed a letter with a judge in Newark this week, asking for a recommendation that she serve 12 months in a halfway house. Prosecutors opposed the request, and U.S. District Judge Esther Salas announced Wednesday that she would not make the recommendation. […]

  • NY governor hopefuls debate economy, leadership

    BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and his Republican challenger traded insults and clashed over the economy and corruption during the only scheduled debate of the governor’s race. During Wednesday’s hour-long exchange Cuomo, a Democrat, cited his work to cut taxes and make government more efficient. He said Rob Astorino’s views on abortion, immigration and housing desegregation make him too conservative to lead New York. Astorino, the Westchester County executive, criticized Cuomo over allegations that his administration […]

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    Royals beats Giants 7-2, even World Series 1-all

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Billy Butler hit a tiebreaking single, Salvador Perez and Omar Infante drove in two runs each with big hits in a five-run sixth inning, and the Kansas City Royals beat the San Francisco Giants 7-2 Wednesday night to even the World Series at one game apiece. A night after the Giants opened with a 7-1 victory for their seventh straight Series win, Gregor Blanco led off the game with a home run against hard-throwing rookie […]

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    Canadian official identifies dead Ottawa gunman as Michael Zehaf-Bibeau: AP

    (CNN/AP) – A Canadian official has identified the dead Ottawa gunman as Michael Zehaf-Bibeau. The official spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak publicly. Authorities and witnesses say a man with a scarf over his face shot and killed a Canadian soldier standing guard at the nation’s war memorial on Wednesday, then headed into Parliament, where he was fatally shot by the sergeant-at-arms. Two other people were wounded and in stable conditions, hospital officials said. […]

  • A bobcat, not the one pictured here, will return to its New Jersey home after a judge ruled a woman can keep the 38-pound feline as a pet. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

    Rocky the 38-pound bobcat is caught after escaping his NJ home … again

    STAFFORD TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — A pet bobcat has been recaptured after its latest escape from its owner’s southern New Jersey home. Stafford Township Police Capt. Tom Dellane says Rocky was found around 7:15 a.m. Wednesday, a day after fleeing from Ginny Fine’s home in Stafford Township. The 38-pound bobcat was caught nearby in a humane trap after eluding animal control officials on Tuesday by running into a wooded area. The wayward pet has been taken to a nearby zoo. Rocky has […]

  • CHAPEL HILL, NC - OCTOBER 04:  A general view of the Bell Tower on the campus of the North Carolina Tar Heels before their game against the Virginia Tech Hokies at Kenan Stadium on October 4, 2014 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.  (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

    3,100 students were involved in a ‘shadow curriculum': UNC cheating probe

    CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — An academic fraud investigation at the University of North Carolina has found that more than 3,100 students were involved in a “shadow” curriculum” that occurred over nearly two decades. The investigation reveals a wider scope of academic fraud than previous probes by the school and the NCAA. The investigation found that the students — nearly half of them athletes — took classes that they didn’t have to show up for and required only a research […]

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