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Drowned Aylan, 3, Laid to Rest in Home City

Drowned Aylan, 3, Laid to Rest in Home City

The 3-year-old Syrian boy Aylan Kurdi, whose drowning has shined a spotlight on the plight of thousands of migrants and refugees from war-torn countries trying to get to Europe, was buried Friday alongside...

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Judge Tosses Lawsuit Against Sperm Bank Over Biracial Child

Judge Tosses Lawsuit Against Sperm Bank Over Biracial Child

A DuPage County judge has dismissed a lawsuit against an Illinois sperm bank accused of mistakenly providing sperm from a black donor to a white Uniontown, Ohio woman. The Chicago Tribune reports Judge...

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Investigators Hope Video Holds Clues in Fox Lake Manhunt

Investigators Hope Video Holds Clues in Fox Lake Manhunt

Officials on Friday are expected to review home surveillance video a resident claims may aid in a search for three suspects believed to have killed a veteran Fox Lake police officer this week.

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2 People Arrested in Death of Abilene Police Officer

2 People Arrested in Death of Abilene Police Officer

Police say two people have been arrested in the death of an off-duty Abilene police officer found dead in his West Texas home. Abilene Police Chief Stan Standridge said in a Thursday news conference that...

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Cop Fired After Indictment in Killing of Virginia Teen William Chapman

Cop Fired After Indictment in Killing of Virginia Teen William Chapman

A Portsmouth, Virginia, police officer was fired and was in custody Thursday after he was indicted on a first-degree murder charge in the shooting death of an unarmed 18-year-old man in April, police told...

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Disney Unveils Star Wars Toys Amid Marketing Blitz

Disney Unveils Star Wars Toys Amid Marketing Blitz

The release of the new Star Wars movie may still be months off, but Disney is unleashing its full marketing "Force" behind the launch of hundreds of toys and other items related to the film. The massive...

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Boy Fatally Shoots Teenage Intruder During Home Invasion

Boy Fatally Shoots Teenage Intruder During Home Invasion

An 11-year-old St. Louis-area boy fatally shot a 16-year-old who entered his home during an alleged home invasion Thursday, police said. Two people had approached the home twice before Thursday, and on...

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Hayne -- Who Else? -- Steals the Show for 49ers

Hayne -- Who Else? -- Steals the Show for 49ers

Receivers DeAndrew White, Bruce Ellington also make their cases for being a big part of the 49ers offense in 2015

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In Final Exhibition Loss, Some Raiders Receivers State Their Cases

In Final Exhibition Loss, Some Raiders Receivers State Their Cases

Against Seahawks, Streater shows team what it was missing from him in 2014

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VTA ‘Ready’ for 49ers’ Regular Season Traffic

VTA ‘Ready’ for 49ers’ Regular Season Traffic

The 49ers played their final preseason game against the San Diego Chargers Thursday night. It was a final tune-up for the players before the regular season starts and a chance for coaches to find room for...

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Correctional Deputies Arrested After 'Brutal' Inmate Death

Correctional Deputies Arrested After 'Brutal' Inmate Death

Three Santa Clara County Sheriff's correctional deputies have been arrested on suspicion of murder, conspiracy and assault "under color of authority," jail records showed Thursday, following an in-custody...

1 Killed Near Sacramento College Campus, Gunman Sought

1 Killed Near Sacramento College Campus, Gunman Sought

Police hunted for a gunman Thursday night who opened fire at a Sacramento college parking lot, killing one man and wounding two others, officials said. One victim was declared dead at the scene, another...

Jobseekers Warn of Fake Resumes from Fremont Staffing Firm

Jobseekers Warn of Fake Resumes from Fremont Staffing Firm

Two former trainees of Fremont-based Beta Soft Systems say the staffing company handed them resumes with fabricated skills and work experience and instructed them to lie to prospective employers in job...

French Hero Spencer Stone Welcomed With Gusto

French Hero Spencer Stone Welcomed With Gusto

One of three Sacramento-area men – hailed as heroes for thwarting a terror attack aboard a France-bound train last month – returned home to California on Thursday.

Boy Fatally Shoots Teenage Intruder During Home Invasion

Boy Fatally Shoots Teenage Intruder During Home Invasion

An 11-year-old St. Louis-area boy fatally shot a 16-year-old who entered his home during an alleged home invasion Thursday, police said. Two people had approached the home twice before Thursday, and on...

Killed Inmate Wasn't Supposed to Be in Jail

Killed Inmate Wasn't Supposed to Be in Jail

Michael Tyree had fulfilled all five days of his short misdemeanor sentence when he was allegedly beat to death by three prison guards.