Los Angeles restaurateur convicted of poisoning pregnant girlfriend to cause miscarriage

A prominent former restaurateur was sentenced to nine years in prison by a Los Angeles court for poisoning a pregnant girlfriend.

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With 'Ferguson effect' discredited, Chicago cops now blame ACLU

In 2015 when some cities, such as Chicago, experienced an increase in violent crime, law enforcement and government officials—including the FBI director— blamed the so-called Ferguson effect.

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Heckler interrupts Ted Cruz rally by pretending to barf: ‘I don’t feel so good — Ted Cruz looks so weird’

During one of his final rallies before the Iowa caucus Ted Cruz was treated to a unique heckle.

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On eve of Iowa caucus, Bernie Sanders under fire for anti-Obama book blurb

On the eve of the Iowa Caucuses, and with a tight race between Democratic candidates Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton, the insurgent Sanders is under fire for endorsing a book critical of President Barack Obama.

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Susan Sarandon slams Trump's rhetoric: He's like 'your drunk uncle at a wedding'

After expressing her support for Sen. Bernie Sanders during an Iowa campaign rally, actress and political activist Susan Sarandon ripped into Donald Trump during an interview with The Young Turks.

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Ohio cop accused of trying to rape woman escaping abusive boyfriend

Earlier this month a Chillcothe, Ohio woman escaped a domestic violence situation and ran to police officers seeking help. Instead of finding help, however, the woman said one of the officers sexually assaulted her, WBNS reported.

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Wife of disgraced ‘GI Joe’ cop who staged his murder indicted for embezzlement

The widow of a corrupt Chicago area cop who staged his murder last year has been indicted by a grand jury for her role in his financial crimes. 

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Pittsburgh man guns down mother of three outside a bar after she rejects his advances

A Pennsylvania woman was murdered after she rejected the romantic overtures of a man she encountered at a Pittsburgh bar.

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Georgia Department of Education official fired after he's caught posting blatantly racist comments on Facebook

The associate superintendent of Virtual Instruction for the Georgia Department of Education was recently fired after posting numerous racist and homophobic comments on Facebook, according to Atlanta’s NBC affiliate 11 Alive.

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This dangerous official state poster encouraged Flint residents to bathe babies in poisoned water

Flint, Michigan continues to grapple with the poisoning of its water supply system. For months the city government of Flint and the state government of Michigan— led by Governor Rick Snyder— ignored scientists, researchers and the citizens of economically depressed Flint who rang alarm bells about the toxic water supply. Instead, they encouraged the people of Flint to drink the water, bathe in the water, and, generally, that the water was safe. Of course the government was terribly wrong.

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WATCH: Enraged Trump supporter puts protester in a headlock and tries to drag him away

A new video shows Donald Trump supporters assaulting protesters who were engaged in a peaceful demonstration.

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Memphis millionaire busted after trying to bribe one of his three rape accusers: police

A well known Memphis millionaire, Mark Giannini, is being accused by authorities of paying one woman to contact another who accused him of sexual assault, according to The Commercial Appeal

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Indiana welder’s life turned upside down after joking about ISIS

In an example of how easy it is to slur someone with the dreaded ISIS label an Indiana man found himself fired for merely joking about the violent organization.

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How Illinois’ millionaire GOP governor plans to bust Chicago’s largest teacher union

Illinois Republicans, led by multi-millionaire Governor Bruce Rauner, are pushing a state takeover of Chicago’s public school system.

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