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(Washington, DC) -- The Securities and Exchange Commission is going after former NFL cornerback Will Allen. The SEC has filed a lawsuit against Allen claiming he helped run a Ponzi scheme that bilked millions of dollars from investors. The former first-round pick allegedly ran a...
(Charleston, SC) -- A white South Carolina police officer caught on video shooting a black man in the back is being charged with murder. The video shows Officer Michael Slager of the North Charleston Police Department firing his gun at least eight times at 50-year-old Walter...
(Bloomington, IL) -- Two members of the Illinois State athletic department are among the seven people who died when a small plane crashed in fog early this morning on a flight back from the NCAA championship game in Indianapolis. McLean County Sheriff Jon Sandage says the plane...
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- March turned out to be a mad month both on the basketball court and for TV ratings. Coverage of the 2015 NCAA men's college basketball tournament scored the highest viewership in 22 years, averaging 11.3 million total viewers, according to Nielsen. The...
LOUISVILLE, Kentucky (CNN) -- For Rand Paul, it's all led to this moment. Since riding the tea party wave into the Senate in 2010, Paul has carefully built a brand of mainstream libertarianism -- dogged advocacy of civil liberties combined with an anti-interventionist foreign...
(Camden, AR) -- The Arkansas woman who just last week became the world's oldest living person has died. Gertrude Weaver's death was verified today by officials at the senior care center where she lived in Camden, Arkansas. Weaver inherited the title of world's oldest last week...
(Anchorage, AK) -- Six Greenpeace protesters are planning to live atop a drilling rig on a ship headed for Alaska's northwest coast for the next few days. The environmentalist group tweeted photos of the activists scaling the Shell rig somewhere roughly 750 miles northwest of...
(Richmond, VA) -- Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe is blasting the retracted "Rolling Stone" article about a gang rape at UVA that apparently never happened. McAuliffe released a statement after the Columbia School of Journalism pointed out a large number of problems with the...
(Zion, IL) -- An autopsy is revealing a teen killed over the weekend by Illinois police was shot twice in the back. An unidentified Zion police officer shot and killed 17-year-old Justus Howell on Saturday, prompting a gathering of community activists. Police were responding to...