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N.J. City May Impose Nation’s First Curfew for Adults

Seeking to curb violence after a spate of deadly summer shootings, Paterson, N.J., officials are considering an unusual ordinance that would prevent people of all ages from gathering outside in public late at night.

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N.J. City May Impose Nation’s First Curfew for Adults

6 Cops, 59 Shots, 43 Wounds, 1 Dead Man in Tenn.

Alonzo Heyward carried a rifle around his low-rent neighborhood one day last month, ranting about suicide and ignoring the pleas of friends for hours before six Chattanooga police officers surrounded him.

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6 Cops, 59 Shots, 43 Wounds, 1 Dead Man in Tenn.

Bill Becomes Dangerous Category 4 Hurricane

Hurricane Bill strengthened early Wednesday into a dangerous Category 4 storm, packing maximum sustained winds near 135 mph, and forecasters say the hurricane could get even stronger.

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Bill Becomes Dangerous Category 4 Hurricane

Body in Suitcase ID’d as Missing Swimsuit Model

Police identified a body found stuffed in a suitcase and thrown in a trash can on Tuesday as a 28-year-old former swimsuit model, and they are searching for a suspect they say is likely headed to Canada.

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Body in Suitcase ID’d as Missing Swimsuit Model

Jersey City May Impose Nation’s First Curfew for Adults

Seeking to curb violence after a spate of deadly summer shootings, Paterson, N.J., officials are considering an unusual ordinance that would prevent people of all ages from gathering outside in public late at night.

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Jersey City May Impose Nation’s First Curfew for Adults

Mother, Boyfriend Charged in Death of Idaho Boy Found in Can

The mother of an 8-year-old boy found dead in an Idaho canal and her live-in boyfriend have been indicted by an Ada County grand jury on first-degree murder charges.

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Mother, Boyfriend Charged in Death of Idaho Boy Found in Can

Body in Suitcase Identified as Missing Swimsuit Model

A body that was found stuffed in a suitcase and thrown in an Orange County trash bin has been identified as that of a 28-year-old former swimsuit model who disappeared over the weekend.

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Body in Suitcase Identified as Missing Swimsuit Model

Iowa Woman, 63, Missing for 5 Days Found on Raft

A 63-year-old eastern Iowa woman trapped on a small raft caught in tangled river brush could hear passing cars and people talking but wasn’t discovered until a fisherman on his way to his favorite hole spotted her five days later.

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Iowa Woman, 63, Missing for 5 Days Found on Raft

Tornado Collapses Texas Department Store Roof

Police say a tornado has collapsed a department store roof, overturned cars and scattered debris throughout a mall parking lot, sending several people to the hospital with minor injuries.

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Tornado Collapses Texas Department Store Roof

Marines Turn Mule Whisperers in Prep for Afghan War

It may not have been in their boot camp brochure, but U.S. Marines headed to the mountains of Afghanistan will be learning how to get hundreds of pounds of gear off their backs – and onto those of donkeys.

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Marines Turn Mule Whisperers in Prep for Afghan War

FAA Punishes 2 Over Deadly Hudson River Crash

Authorities have removed from duty an air traffic controller who they say was talking on the phone during last week’s deadly midair collision over New York’s Hudson River, along with a supervisor who was out of the building at the time.

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FAA Punishes 2 Over Deadly Hudson River Crash

Busy New York Skies Have History of Close Calls

An Associated Press review of pilots’ safety reports found many more near-misses in the airspace in recent years, including several between small planes and helicopters flying the busy river corridor near the Statue of Liberty.

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Busy New York Skies Have History of Close Calls