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(Baghdad) -- The U.S. is conducting airstrikes against ISIS targets in the city of Tikrit . The U.S.-led coalition is joining Iraqi security forces and Shiite militia who have been pounding ISIS positions with artillery, mortars and rockets. Tikrit is the home town of former...
(Norman, OK) -- A former University of Oklahoma student is apologizing for his role in leading his fraternity in a racist chant that was caught on video. Levi Platt said he was "deeply sorry" for his actions and that he will carry the shame of his words for the rest of his life...
(Undated) -- The FBI is hoping a 25-thousand dollar reward will help agents crack a major armored car heist in North Carolina. Two gunmen stole 275 pounds of gold bars from an armored truck that had pulled over along a remote stretch of I-95 on March 1st. The shipment was...
(Boston, MA) -- A fuse and a piece from a pressure-cooker lid are among the pieces of evidence presented today at the Boston Marathon bombing trial. An FBI special agent also testified that Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's debris-filled apartment looked "like a construction site." Tsarnaev...
(New Brunswick, NJ) -- Another college fraternity is making news for bad behavior. A Rutgers University fraternity has been shut down by the group's national headquarters over an underage drinking incident last November. Officials of Sigma Phi Epsilon say a 20-year-old student...
(Ft. Bragg, NC) -- Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl is being formally charged with desertion. Army Colonel Daniel King detailed the charges today at Fort Bragg in North Carolina. Bergdahl was released in a prisoner exchange last year after more than four years in captivity. Bergdahl...
(Amaudville, LA) -- At least 45 students in Louisiana are suspended after one of them allegedly hacked a school computer program to change grades. "The Advertiser" is reporting that the high school student gained access to a teacher's password and changed grades in exchange for...
(Washington, DC) -- The U.S. Supreme Court is rejecting a redistricting plan in Alabama. In a 5-to-4 vote, the justices overruled a U.S. District Court's decision that packed some districts with black Democrats. The justices called the lower court's ruling that upheld the plan "...
(Washington, DC) -- The U.S. is reportedly preparing to launch air strikes on the ISIS-held Iraqi city of Tikrit . CBS News says the U.S. had been waiting for Iraqis to publicly request the strikes. Tikrit is the home town of former Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein, and was one of...