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December 19, 2018 - 6:12 am
A criminal justice bill passed by the Senate would give judges more discretion when sentencing some drug offenders and would boost prisoner rehabilitation efforts and was hailed by scores of conservative and liberal advocacy groups.
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December 18, 2018 - 4:37 pm
TONAWANDA, N.Y. (AP) -- Authorities in upstate New York say a man set a woman on fire outside a coffee shop. Police in the city of Tonawanda say the man contacted his 25-year-old girlfriend, who works at the Tim Hortons, and told her to come outside Monday afternoon. Authorities say the man then...
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December 18, 2018 - 2:07 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Who knew a bulldog dressed as the Grinch would light the internet on fire? Did we mention he's also eating orange creme sherbert? Well, a video of just that is giving people all sorts of feels. In a video posted to pooch Gemma Johnson's Facebook page , the pooch is dressed...
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Bump stock
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December 18, 2018 - 12:13 pm
The Trump administration moved Tuesday to officially ban bump stocks, which allow semi-automatic weapons to fire rapidly like automatic firearms, and has made them illegal to possess beginning in late March.
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Bambi sentencing
Lawerence County Sheriff via AP
December 18, 2018 - 6:41 am
A Missouri poacher has been ordered to repeatedly watch the movie "Bambi" as part of his sentence in a scheme to illegally kill hundreds of deer.
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Michael Flynn
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December 18, 2018 - 6:30 am
Sentencing for Trump's national security adviser Michael Flynn has been postponed to allow him to continue cooperating with officials.
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Former FBI Director James Comey, with his attorney, David Kelley, far right, arrives on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, Dec. 17, 2018, to testify under subpoena in a second closed-door interview with the GOP-led House Judiciary and Oversight Committees in their probe of conduct by federal law enforcement officials in the investigation of President Donald Trump's alleged Russia ties, and Hillary Clinton's emails. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
December 17, 2018 - 9:14 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former FBI Director James Comey had harsh words for House Republicans on Monday, saying their silence in response to President Donald Trump's attacks on the Justice Department is "shameful." Comey said Republicans "have to have the courage to stand up and speak the truth, not be...
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December 17, 2018 - 6:17 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Solomon Haufano, 5, isn’t allowing his cancer diagnosis slow him down. The Seattle youngster has been dancing his way through treatment to a backdrop of Michael Jackson tracks. The video above captures his moves. Haufano was diagnosed with desmoplastic small round cell tumor...
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December 17, 2018 - 4:15 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A young boy got his Christmas present more than a week early -- and it's likely one he'll never forget. Wrapped inside a large box was his father, who returned from a tour of duty with the U.S. Armed Forces. "My nephew got to unwrap the only Christmas gift he asked for a few...
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FILE - In this April 21, 2017 file photo, Chelsea Clinton attends Variety's Power of Women: New York Presented by Lifetime in New York. Clinton is collaborating with illustrator Gianna Marino on “Don’t Let Them Disappear,” Penguin Young Readers announced Monday. Scheduled for April 2, the book will celebrate whales, tigers and other animals and provide advice on how to help preserve them. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP, File)
December 17, 2018 - 3:35 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Chelsea Clinton's career as a children's author continues with a picture book about endangered animals. Penguin Young Readers announced Monday that the daughter of Bill and Hillary Clinton is collaborating with illustrator Gianna Marino on "Don't Let Them Disappear." Scheduled for...
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