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    Feds: Former Army sergeant conspired in drug trade, led team of ‘hired guns’

    New York (CNN) — A former Army sergeant is facing conspiracy charges in a federal sting operation that focused on a team he allegedly supervised in what the team thought was international drug trafficking and planned killings, according to the U.S. attorney in Manhattan. Joseph Hunter, 48, led a “security team” of former soldiers from around the world to assist people he believed were Colombian narcotic traffickers, federal authorities allege. In fact, the “traffickers” were U.S. informants, according to federal […]

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    Louisiana pastor shot and killed while preaching

    (CNN) — Bond is set at $1 million for a Louisiana man accused of shooting and killing a church pastor as he preached in Lake Charles, Louisiana on Friday night. Calcasieu Parish sheriff’s deputies arrested 53-year-old Woodrow Karey and charged him with second-degree murder, after he called 911 and told the dispatcher what he had done, sheriff’s spokesperson Kim Myers said. Witnesses told police that Karey walked into the Tabernacle of Praise Worship Center around 8:20 p.m. CT and shot […]

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    Hotshot firefighting crew experienced radio problems in deadly Arizona blaze, investigation finds

    PRESCOTT, Ariz. A three-month investigation into the June deaths of 19 firefighters killed while battling an Arizona blaze cites poor communication between the men and support staff, and reveals that an airtanker carrying flame retardant was hovering overhead as the firefighters died. The 120-page report released Saturday found that proper procedure was followed and assigned little of blame for the worst firefighting tragedy since Sept. 11, 2001. All but one member of the Granite Mountain Hotshots crew died June 30 […]

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    5th suspect in Chicago shooting arrested

    CNN) — Chicago police have arrested a fifth suspect in connection with a shooting that injured 13, including a 3-year-old child, earlier this month. David Logan, 22, faces charges of unlawful use of a weapon and obstructing justice, police said Saturday. The arrest happened on Wednesday. Bullets from an assault rifle and another gun wounded the 13. Two of the victims were 15 years old. Deonta Howard, a toddler, was the youngest hit. Luckily, all survived. Authorities think the violence […]

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    50 confirmed dead in Mumbai building collapse

    New Delhi (CNN) — The number of confirmed dead keeps rising in a Mumbai, India, building-collapse — a tragedy that may have never happened if the warnings had been heeded months ago. A council had warned that the five-story building was rickety. It was visibly dilapidated and worn. Vacate it, they advised in a notice in April. But when it pancaked down into rubble and dust on Friday, over 100 people may have still been inside. Fifty people are confirmed […]

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    Man Faces Charges After Hitting Brothers with Bat

    A Crawford County man faces charges of battery after allegedly attacking with a baseball bat Saturday (Sept. 21) night, authorities said. Daniel Clenney, 32, of Uniontown, was arrested on suspicion of two counts of battery in the 2nd degree, according to Chief Deputy Jimmy Damante. That’s after authorities said he struck Bobby and Thomas Harris with a bat around 9 p.m. “His wife was holding a baby and a rifle,” said Bobby Harris. “He took the rifle from her and started pointing […]

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    Rollover Accident Sends One Man To Hospital By Helicopter

    One man was taken by helicopter to a hospital in Springfield, Mo., after his pickup rolled over on U.S. 412 between Siloam Springs and Tontitown over the weekend.  

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    Good Neighbor Alerts Family their House is On Fire

    A fire on 1306 North 31st street in Rogers left the house with extensive damage Saturday (Sept. 21). The Esparza family who lived there is staying at a hotel and neighbors said an insurance agent is expected to look at the home Monday. Rogers Fire Chief Tom Jenkins said a fire investigator determined it was an electrical fire that started on the south side wall of the home. He said the investigator said there was an electrical wire secured by […]

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    Springdale police are looking for assault suspect

    A suspect is on loose after Springdale police said he assaulted another man at the Powell Street Apartments. Police said both men got into a physical fight and when they arrived the suspect took off running. The victim is in his 20s, police said. The victim was taken to Northwest Medical Center in Springdale. Investigators plan to interview the victim.

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    Volunteers Clean Up After Bikes, Blues and BBQ

    After days of busy streets, the 14th Annual Bikes Blues and BBQ motorcycle rally has come to an end. “We threw the biggest party in the midwest this weekend,” said event director Joe Giles. As the bikers headed out, hundreds of volunteers headed in Sunday (Sept. 22) morning working to clean up the aftermath. “I hope everybody has a safe trip home,” said Brett Lee, one of the vendors at the rally. “We had a great time, but you know […]

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    Kenya Westgate mall hostage standoff continues; death toll hits 68

    NAIROBI, Kenya (CBS)– A large explosion rocked the Kenyan mall where Islamic extremists are holding hostages a day after attacking the upscale shopping center. The Red Cross said a rescue operation Sunday recovered nine more bodies, raising the death toll to 68 people. Associated Press journalists at the Westgate mall said the explosion Sunday afternoon was by far the largest in the 30-hour siege. There big blast was followed by silence. An estimated 10 to 15 militant attackers are in the […]

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    ATF out of loop during Navy Yard investigation

    WASHINGTON (CBS)–Within hours of the Navy Yard shootings, the FBI had traced the gunman’s recent shotgun purchase and sent agents to the shop in northern Virginia where he bought it. Left out of the loop was the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, a surprising snub between top U.S. law enforcement agencies that comes as the ATF struggles to show its relevance in Washington. The ATF is the federal agency in charge of tracing guns used in crimes, including […]

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