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A California clerk was fatally shot during a robbery. The suspect won't be charged with murder.

The suspect was fleeing the robbery at the Antioch gas station when the clerk chased him and opened fire. Then the suspect returned fire, which experts say could be argued as self-defense.
Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office in Martinez, Calif.
Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office in Martinez, Calif.
2h ago

Savannah teenager shot while volunteering for Warnock campaign

An unnamed 15-year-old volunteer for Sen. Raphael Warnock's campaign was shot while knocking on doors in the coastal Georgia city, local police said.
Campaign signs for Sen. Raphael Warnock
Campaign signs for Sen. Raphael Warnock
3h ago

University of Florida officially dismisses quarterback from team over child sex abuse images charges

The Gators scrubbed Kitna’s name from their roster and his biography from their website late Thursday, just hours after Kitna’s first court appearance.
South Carolina v Florida
South Carolina v Florida
3h ago

Florida sheriff signals his support for spanking students

"We’re going to be your worst nightmare," Brevard County Sheriff Wayne Ivey warned. 
Brevard County Sheriff Wayne Ivey swears in several officers in Titusville, Fla., in 2017.
Brevard County Sheriff Wayne Ivey swears in several officers in Titusville, Fla., in 2017.

Infowars host Alex Jones files for bankruptcy, court records show

The far-right radio host, ordered to pay nearly $1 billion for lies he told about the Sandy Hook massacre, is seeking Chapter 11 protection.
Image: InfoWars founder Alex Jones speaks to the media outside Waterbury Superior Court during his trial on Sept. 21, 2022 in Waterbury, Conn.
Image: InfoWars founder Alex Jones speaks to the media outside Waterbury Superior Court during his trial on Sept. 21, 2022 in Waterbury, Conn.

TikTok influencer reportedly fined after hitting golf ball and tossing club into Grand Canyon

Katie Sigmond, who has 6.9 million TikTok followers, had posted a video of the stunt to social media.
TikTok influencer Katie Sigmond  hitting a golf ball and club into the Grand Canyon.
TikTok influencer Katie Sigmond  hitting a golf ball and club into the Grand Canyon.
4h ago

Texas attorney found dead four days after threatening to shoot ex-girlfriend at bar, police say

Police said they found Gavin Rush's body on Wednesday after receiving a call for a welfare check, and his death is not considered suspicious.
5h ago

Bullet found near bodies of 2 Indiana teens in Delphi killings linked to suspect’s gun, officials say

An analysis performed on a pistol owned by Richard Allen found that the .40-caliber unspent round with extraction marks on it was allegedly used in the weapon, court documents say.
Liberty German and Abigail Williams.
Liberty German and Abigail Williams.
5h ago

Florida man confesses to killing mom because 'she never pushed me to be a man,' authorities say

Matthew Sisley, 21, fatally stabbed his mother at her Kissimmee home, according to the Osceola County Sheriff's Office.
Police say Matthew Stewart Sisley confessed to stabbing his mother at her home in Kissimmee, Fla.
Police say Matthew Stewart Sisley confessed to stabbing his mother at her home in Kissimmee, Fla.

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Teen on saying goodbye to her dad before he was executed: 'We were able to get everything off our chests'

Khorry Ramey was barred from attending the execution of Kevin Johnson because of an age restriction under Missouri law.
Kevin Johnson with his daughter Corionsa "Khorry" Ramey.
Kevin Johnson with his daughter Corionsa "Khorry" Ramey.
8h ago

NYC subway rider beaten and called a racial slur for refusing to give up his seat, police say

Two teens were charged with hate crime assault after allegedly punching the passenger multiple times and directing anti-Asian statements toward him.
Dream Commisso, 19, has been arrested and charged with hate crime assault.
Dream Commisso, 19, has been arrested and charged with hate crime assault.