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Sheriff: South Carolina man killed 5 children at same time

A father accused of killing his five children will face murder charges as soon as he’s brought back to South Carolina, said Lexington County Sheriff Lewis McCarty. Authorities found the remains of the five children — ages 1 to 8 — Tuesday on a dirt road off Alabama Highway 10 near the Oak Hillcommunity in Wilcox County, said Alabama Law Enforcement Agency spokesman Sgt. Steve Jarrett.

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Over 100 teens swarm Memphis plaza, ‘knocking out’ shoppers

CBS affiliate WREG reported that three people are now recovering after a mob of teenagers ran through a busy shopping plaza, seemingly picking out customers and Kroger employees at random to attack. A video of the incident has been shared with local news stations in the area and is quickly going viral. It shows a young adult lying still on the ground as others repeatedly kick him and stomp his head.

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At Least 40 Shot in Weekend Chicago Violence

Violence continued to strike the Chicago area this weekend with at least 18 people shot in a little more than 12 hours overnight, bringing the number of people shot since Friday to 40. Four people, including an 11-year-old girl at a sleepover with friends, have been killed, police said. (Read...

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Dozens Of People Shot In Chicago Over The 4th Of July Weekend

Chicago’s police superintendent lashed out at what he called lax state and federal gun laws after a violent Fourth of July weekend that saw 11 deaths in dozens of shooting incidents in a city already known for frequent shootings. “There’s a greater sanction for the gang members to lose that...

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Robber Beats Up Grandma For Purse As Shoppers Stand by And Watch

A Fort Worth grandma was robbed and beaten in broad daylight while onlookers recorded the incident with cell phones. “This woman comes up and she said I want your purse, and I said ‘No!’” Inga Evans recalled. It didn’t stop there. It all happened Friday at the Walmart on Berry...

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Watch: Teenagers Laugh Maniacally As They Beat And Rob An Ice Cream Man

A silent ice cream man in Charlotte, North Carolina struggles to defend himself as cackling teenagers assault and rob him. Worse: the attackers filmed the beating. The events leading up to the incident remain hazy, and law enforcement apparently wasn’t even tipped off to the crime until asked about it...

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Police: Dad Was ‘Sexting’ As 22-Month-Old Boy Baked In Hot Car

Justin Ross Harris messaged six women, sending and receiving explicit texts — some including nude images — from work while his 22-month-old son was dying in a hot car, a detective testified Thursday in the father’s hearing on murder and child cruelty charges. Harris’ attorney repeatedly objected to Cobb County,...

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Crime At The World Cup In Brazil Is Out Of Control

Crime in Rio de Janeiro was on the rise in the months leading up to the World Cup with muggings in the famous Copacabana area rising 60 percent. Official statistics won’t be out for months, but the United States embassy, among others, warned its citizens before the World Cup about...

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1 Dead, 35 Wounded In Weekend Shootings Across Chicago

One person was killed and at least 35 others were wounded in weekend shootings across the city. The fatal shooting happened Saturday morning in the Humboldt Park neighborhood on the West Side. Ronnie Amos, 42, was found shot in the 3600 block of West Chicago Avenue at 8:54 a.m., authorities...

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4 Dead, 19 Wounded in Rash of Shootings in NYC This Weekend

Four people were killed and another 19 were injured in a wave of shootings over the weekend that touched all five of New York City’s boroughs. Brooklyn saw the most bloodshed, with 11 people hurt in seven separate shootings, police say. Five people each were shot in Manhattan and the...