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February 20, 2019 - 12:30 pm
A California misdemeanor complaint against "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett shows he was accused of identifying himself as his younger brother in 2007 when a Los Angeles police officer pulled him over on suspicion of driving under the influence.
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February 20, 2019 - 10:24 am
WASHINGTON (1010 WINS) -- There's some legal fallout from an incident at the Lincoln Memorial. A video went viral featuring a Kentucky high school student in a MAGA hat in a faceoff with a Native American activist. RELATED: Man allegedly threatened couple wearing MAGA hats with gun | Trump: MAGA...
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February 19, 2019 - 2:11 pm
SARASOTA, FL (1010 WINS) -- A statue commemorating the iconic 'V-J Day in Times Square' photograph, has been vandalized. RELATED: Sailor shown in famous Times Square WWII kiss photo dies at 95 The 'Unconditional Surrender' sculptures appear around the United States, with one in New Jersey and...
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February 19, 2019 - 10:33 am
MONTGOMERY, AL (1010 WINS) -- Last week, the editor of a small newspaper in Alabama published an editorial calling for the return of the KKK. Hardly anyone seemed to notice, until the piece in the Democratic Reporter was posted online by an Auburn University student, and went viral. Now, Democratic...
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February 18, 2019 - 2:48 pm
Cops arrested a Tennessee man after he allegedly pulled a gun on a man and woman wearing “Make America Great Again” hats.
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February 18, 2019 - 1:16 pm
An 11-year-old Florida boy was kicked out of his classroom and arrested after he refused to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance and allegedly became disruptive.
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FILE- In this Jan. 2, 2019, file photo White House senior adviser Stephen Miller listens as President Donald Trump speaks during a cabinet meeting at the White House in Washington. Miller indicated Sunday, Feb. 17, on "Fox News Sunday" that Trump is prepared to issue the first veto of his term if Congress votes to disapprove of his declaration of a national emergency along the U.S.-Mexico border. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
February 18, 2019 - 2:17 am
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump is prepared to issue the first veto of his term if Congress votes to disapprove his declaration of a national emergency along the U.S.-Mexico border, a top White House adviser said on Sunday. White House senior adviser Stephen Miller told "Fox...
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February 18, 2019 - 2:15 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe said in an interview that aired Sunday that a "crime may have been committed" when President Donald Trump fired the head of the FBI and tried to publicly undermine an investigation into his campaign's ties to Russia. McCabe also said in the...
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People pray at a makeshift memorial Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019, in Aurora, Ill., near Henry Pratt Co. manufacturing company where several were killed on Friday. Authorities say an initial background check five years ago failed to flag an out-of-state felony conviction that would have prevented a man from buying the gun he used in the mass shooting in Aurora. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
February 17, 2019 - 11:27 pm
AURORA, Ill. (AP) — More than 1,500 people braved snow and freezing drizzle to attend a prayer vigil for five slain co-workers Sunday, two days after they were fatally shot at a suburban Chicago manufacturing plant by a longtime employee who was fired moments earlier. The Rev. Dan Haas told those...
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A woman places flowers at a makeshift memorial Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019, in Aurora, Ill., near Henry Pratt Co. manufacturing company where several were killed on Friday. Authorities say an initial background check five years ago failed to flag an out-of-state felony conviction that would have prevented a man from buying the gun he used in the mass shooting in Aurora. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
February 17, 2019 - 11:25 pm
AURORA, Ill. (AP) — An initial background check failed to detect a felony conviction that should have barred the man who killed five co-workers and wounded six other people at a suburban Chicago manufacturing plant from buying the gun. Months later, a second background check of Gary Martin found...
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