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Good morning. Here are some of the stories we’re following today:
1. 12-Year-Old Murder Suspect Nabbed 400 Miles From Home
Jarrell Milton, wanted in connection with a murder in Omaha, Nebraska, on June 29, was arrested Tuesday night in Minneapolis. His arrest comes after his brother, Jamar Milton, 17, and Shuntayvious Primes-Willis, 15, were charged earlier this week with first-degree murder. Investigators believe the boys may have been involved with a gang. Read more in NEWS.
2. Judge Could Unseal More Bill Cosby Testimony
The woman whose lawsuit led a federal judge to unseal a 2005 deposition in which the comedian testified that he gave a woman drugs before sex may ask the judge to unseal all of his testimony, sources say. Cosby's lawyers, however, have fought to keep the documents secret, saying their release would be "terribly embarrassing" for the legendary sitcom dad. Read more in NEWS.
3. Subway ‘Suspends’ Relationship With Spokesman
The national sandwich chain is distancing itself from longtime pitchman Jared Fogle after his suburban Indianapolis home was searched by police Tuesday as part of a child pornography investigation involving the former head of his nonprofit foundation. Fogle's attorney released a statement saying he had not been held, arrested or charged with any crime, and Subway added that Fogle is cooperating with the investigation. Read more in NEWS.
4. Gun Used in Pier Shooting Belonged to Federal Agent
The gun used in the slaying of a woman last week on a popular San Francisco pier belonged to a federal agent, law enforcement sources told NBC News. Sources could not immediately say how suspect Francisco Sanchez, an undocumented immigrant, obtained the weapon. He made his first court appearance Tuesday and pleaded not guilty to murder charges. Read more at NBC BAY AREA.
5. Confederate Flag Debate Continues in South Carolina
Lawmakers in the House are set to begin debating Wednesday whether to remove the Confederate flag from the statehouse grounds. The Senate on Tuesday approved its own version of a bill that would pull the divisive rebel banner down after weeks of protests. Ultimately, South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley has said she would sign such a bill. Read more in NEWS.
6. Eurozone Leaders Give Bankrupt Greece Another Shot
Frustrated and angered eurozone leaders gave Greece's prime minister a last-minute chance on Tuesday to finally come up with a viable proposal on how to save his country from financial ruin. With Greece's banks just days away from a potential collapse, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has given only a vague outline, but could present a more detailed plan by Thursday. Read more in BUSINESS.
7. How One Chicago Mom Is Fighting Gun Violence
In a city rocked by a rise in shootings, mom Diane Latiker is pushing back with a program called Kids Off the Block. The nonprofit is dedicated to providing alternatives to gangs, drugs, violence and the juvenile justice system that has engulfed many Chicago youth. Latiker's goal is simple: Get young people to leave those gangs, stop carrying weapons and go to college. Read more in NEWS.
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