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Appeals court sends fate of exotic animals to Ohio judge

Sat, 02/07/2015 - 5:19pm
An appeals court in Ohio says it's up to a county judge to decide whether 11 exotic animals seized by the state should be returned to their owner.
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Probe into suspicious death leads to child porn charge

Sat, 02/07/2015 - 3:15pm
Federal prosecutors say an investigation into a suspicious death at a New Jersey home has led to child pornography charges being filed against a Pennsylvania man.
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Youth, 16, charged in shooting death of another 16-year-old

Sat, 02/07/2015 - 2:51pm
Authorities allege that a western Pennsylvania teenager charged in the shooting death of another teen took a photo of himself with the victim and sent it to a friend.
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Ex-officer gets 1 day in prison, 6 months house arrest

Sat, 02/07/2015 - 2:07pm
A former Philadelphia police officer has been sentenced to one day in prison followed by six months of house arrest in what authorities called the improper detention of an Iraq War veteran last year.
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Boy's family accused of staging kidnapping to teach danger

Sat, 02/07/2015 - 1:31pm
TROY, Mo. (AP) - A 6-year-old Missouri boy's mother, grandmother and aunt face charges after authorities said they staged his kidnapping because they believed he was too nice to people and they wanted to teach him about possible danger from strangers.
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W.Va. Democratic Party selects Belinda Biafore as new leader

Sat, 02/07/2015 - 1:16pm
The West Virginia Democratic Party has selected a new leader.
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Trial ordered for man in death of 5½-month-old girl

Sat, 02/07/2015 - 1:15pm
A western Pennsylvania man has been ordered to stand trial in what authorities allege was the beating death of his girlfriend's infant daughter.
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Ohio GOP senator says budget doesn't tackle debt problem

Sat, 02/07/2015 - 1:07pm
Ohio's Republican senator is criticizing President Barack Obama's budget for not confronting the U.S. debt.
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