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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Two named in Saturday standoff at Memphis hotelMemphis police have identified the two people arrested after an hours-long stan
Two named in Saturday standoff at Memphis hotel
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted an hour ago
Memphis police have identified the two people arrested after an hours-long standoff at a hotel Saturday as Zachry Jones and Jibria Smith. Jones, 25, was charged with two counts of aggravated robbery; he is being held on $100,000 bond. Smith, 22, was... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Police investigating fatal shooting in FrayserMemphis police are investigating after a man was shot and killed Sunday in Fray
Police investigating fatal shooting in Frayser
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 2 hours ago
Memphis police are investigating after a man was shot and killed Sunday in Frayser, officials said. The incident happened around noon in the 3000 block of Gowan, police said. The victim was found dead on the scene. Police said two suspects wearing... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Police, families looking for 2 teens in separate missing person casesSharice Nelson (left) and Arianna McClain (right) MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Two Memphis
Police, families looking for 2 teens in separate missing person cases
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 19 hours ago
Sharice Nelson (left) and Arianna McClain (right) MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Two Memphis teenagers are missing. Memphis Police issued City Watch alerts for Sharice Nelson, 15, and Arianna McClain, 14. Sharice was last seen Friday after school at Hamilton... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Police trying to bring person out peacefully at East Memphis lodging facilityMemphis police are at the Value Place Inn in the 5700 block of Shelby Oaks, whe
Police trying to bring person out peacefully at East Memphis lodging facility
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted yesterday
Memphis police are at the Value Place Inn in the 5700 block of Shelby Oaks, where an individual believed to be wanted by police is refusing to come out. Major Anthony W. Rudolph, a MPD spokesman, said officers are "following protocol" in trying to... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Second suspect charged in fatal shooting of couple in Northeast MemphisMemphis police arrested a second woman Friday in connection with the fatal shoo
Second suspect charged in fatal shooting of couple in Northeast Memphis
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted yesterday
Memphis police arrested a second woman Friday in connection with the fatal shooting of a couple outside a Northeast Memphis apartment complex in January. Shelby Isaac, 18, is charged with three counts of first-degree murder in perpetrating a felony... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Arrest warrant issued in American Inn murder caseMEMPHIS, Tenn. — A warrant has been issued for a 19-year-old accused of murderi
Arrest warrant issued in American Inn murder case
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted yesterday
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A warrant has been issued for a 19-year-old accused of murdering a man on Elvis Presley Boulevard. According to Memphis Police, Merrico Jackson was the person responsible for the death of Marcus Griggs back on January 25 at the... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Memphis Police unveil new police station on North MainMEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Officers with the Memphis Police Department unveiled the new
Memphis Police unveil new police station on North Main
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted yesterday
MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Officers with the Memphis Police Department unveiled the new police station at 444 North Main in Downtown Memphis. "It's like moving into a new house. I'm proud because it boost the morale of the officers," said Interim Police... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
MPD: Three of five incidents, possibly involving same attacker, include sexual assaultsMEMPHIS, Tenn. -- A suspected attacker was still on the loose Friday. Police sh
MPD: Three of five incidents, possibly involving same attacker, include sexual assaults
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted yesterday
MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- A suspected attacker was still on the loose Friday. Police shared more information about as many as five attacks in which he might be connected. WREG confirmed three of those attacks reportedly involved a sexual assault. "I am... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
First responders on the scene of Parkway Village shootingMEMPHIS, Tenn. — Memphis Police and Fire crews have confirmed they were called
First responders on the scene of Parkway Village shooting
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted yesterday
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Memphis Police and Fire crews have confirmed they were called to a shooting Friday evening. The incident reportedly happened in the 2900 block of Randy Lane. Initial reports indicated one person had been shot at that... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Recent attacks on women may not be work of one serial rapistMemphis police aren't classifying a series of recent attacks against women in t
Recent attacks on women may not be work of one serial rapist
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted yesterday
Memphis police aren't classifying a series of recent attacks against women in the city as the work of a serial rapist as The Commercial Appeal previously reported. "When you use the word serial that means we have a definitive reason to call them... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
4 former Shelby County jailers sentenced in drug smuggling schemeFour former Shelby County Sheriff's deputy jailers were sentenced in a scheme t
4 former Shelby County jailers sentenced in drug smuggling scheme
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 2 days ago
Four former Shelby County Sheriff's deputy jailers were sentenced in a scheme to smuggle what they believed was OxyContin in the Shelby County Jail, the office of U.S. Attorney Edward L. Stanton III said Friday. Anthony Thomas was sentenced to one... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Alleged head governor of FAM Mob sentenced for felony gun possessionMEMPHIS, Tenn. — One of the alleged leaders of the FAM Mob was sentenced to 120
Alleged head governor of FAM Mob sentenced for felony gun possession
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 2 days ago
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — One of the alleged leaders of the FAM Mob was sentenced to 120 months behind bars for felony firearm possession. According to the Department of Justice, the FAM Mob is a violent street gang based in North Memphis and Shelby... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Strickland downplays Bass Pro Shops parking garage revelationAfter a long hiatus, City Hall Insider — our weekly look at the goings-on of Me
Strickland downplays Bass Pro Shops parking garage revelation
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 2 days ago
After a long hiatus, City Hall Insider — our weekly look at the goings-on of Memphis city government — is back. The feature runs online Fridays. Like most people in Memphis, Mayor Jim Strickland was surprised by the revelation last week that the... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Memphis police offer more details in serial rapist attacksA rapist who robs his victims has attacked at least five women since last year,
Memphis police offer more details in serial rapist attacks
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 3 days ago
A rapist who robs his victims has attacked at least five women since last year, Memphis police said. The attacks began last fall. The latest was Tuesday. A victim was attacked on Lamar and Mississippi Blvd on Sept. 26. Police said the suspect... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Man, woman arrested for alleged armed robberiesA man and woman have been arrested for allegedly robbing two women at gunpoint
Man, woman arrested for alleged armed robberies
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 3 days ago
A man and woman have been arrested for allegedly robbing two women at gunpoint in separate instances, according to the Memphis Police Department. Felicity Kimbrough, 23, and Jercoby Floyd, 20, were both arrested and charged Thursday morning with... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Suspect passes out while trying to rob another woman at gunpointMEMPHIS, Tenn. — A woman’s attempt to rob another female at gunpoint didn’t go
Suspect passes out while trying to rob another woman at gunpoint
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 3 days ago
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A woman’s attempt to rob another female at gunpoint didn’t go according to plan. According to the Memphis Police, a woman was sitting in her car in the parking lot of the Fred’s store on Summer Avenue when she was approached by the... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Former MPD Officer acquitted in rape trialMEMPHIS, Tenn. — A former Memphis police officer, who was acquitted on rape cha
Former MPD Officer acquitted in rape trial
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 3 days ago
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A former Memphis police officer, who was acquitted on rape charges Wednesday, could get out of jail as early as Thursday. A jury yesterday found John Smith not guilty of rape. Smith was found guilty of official oppression. He was... Read more
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WAFF 48 News Huntsville
Former Memphis police officer found not guilty of rapeMEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - A jury has acquitted a former Memphis police officer of r
Former Memphis police officer found not guilty of rape
WAFF 48 News Huntsville / Posted 3 days ago
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - A jury has acquitted a former Memphis police officer of rape, but has found him guilty of official oppression. The Commercial Appeal (http://bit.ly/1SZkrKp ) reports that 55-year-old John Smith was given the maximum two-year... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
They jumped in what they thought was an Uber from a strip club and got robbedMEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Memphis police are still looking for the person accused of po
They jumped in what they thought was an Uber from a strip club and got robbed
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 3 days ago
MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Memphis police are still looking for the person accused of posing as an Uber driver and robbing two people at gunpoint in the 3400 block of Lamar. Police said the two were leaving a strip club down the street when they came across... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Police looking for suspect who kidnapped, sexually assaulted a womanMEMPHIS, Tenn. — Memphis Police are looking for a man who kidnapped and sexuall
Police looking for suspect who kidnapped, sexually assaulted a woman
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 3 days ago
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Memphis Police are looking for a man who kidnapped and sexually assaulted a woman Tuesday. Police said the crime was similar to four other incidents that happened in Memphis but do not know for sure if they are connected. The... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Memphis police believe serial rapist has struck againMemphis police believe a serial rapist may have struck again, officials said We
Memphis police believe serial rapist has struck again
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 3 days ago
Memphis police believe a serial rapist may have struck again, officials said Wednesday night. The latest incident happened Tuesday, when a woman told police that a man abducted her at gunpoint near James Road and Skylake Drive in the Raleigh area.... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Former Memphis police officer found not guilty of rape, guilty of official oppressionA jury acquitted former Memphis police officer John Smith of rape, but found hi
Former Memphis police officer found not guilty of rape, guilty of official oppression
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 3 days ago
A jury acquitted former Memphis police officer John Smith of rape, but found him guilty of official oppression Wednesday evening. Smith was charged with raping a 20-year-old woman on Oct. 26, 2009, at South Third and Belle Haven in the area of... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Man on trial in killing of man who advertised car on CraigslistBrandon Vance plotted with his brother and cousin to meet a man who had adverti
Man on trial in killing of man who advertised car on Craigslist
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 4 days ago
Brandon Vance plotted with his brother and cousin to meet a man who had advertised a 2006 Ford Mustang on Craigslist and take it from him, said Assistant District Attorney Sam Winnig. Vance spoke with the man, 37-year-old Larry Wilkins, by phone and... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Man posed as Uber driver, robbed passengers, police sayMemphis police are searching for a suspect who they said posed as an Uber drive
Man posed as Uber driver, robbed passengers, police say
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 4 days ago
Memphis police are searching for a suspect who they said posed as an Uber driver and robbed passengers. Police said the victims were leaving The Pony, a strip club, at 3918 Winchester when they were approached by man driving an older black Mercedes.... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
InforMemphis Podcast: Interim MPD director Mike Rallings talks about issues facing departmentIn his third day on the job, Memphis Police Interim Director Mike Rallings comp
InforMemphis Podcast: Interim MPD director Mike Rallings talks about issues facing department
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 4 days ago
In his third day on the job, Memphis Police Interim Director Mike Rallings compared being a police officer to working on an alligator farm. "Sometimes you're going to get bit," he said. Rallings came to The Commercial Appeal's office Wednesday for... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Memphis police looking for person of interest in homicideMemphis police are asking for the public's help in locating a man they describe
Memphis police looking for person of interest in homicide
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 4 days ago
Memphis police are asking for the public's help in locating a man they described as a person of interest in a homicide last month. Police are looking for Damion Ray, 21, in connection with a homicide that happened Jan. 25 in the 1400 block of Rainey... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Memphis police release name of stabbing victimMemphis police have identified the woman stabbed to death Saturday as Brenda Ow
Memphis police release name of stabbing victim
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 4 days ago
Memphis police have identified the woman stabbed to death Saturday as Brenda Owens, 55. Owens and her mother were both stabbed around 4:10 p.m. at a home in the 900 block of South Willett. Her 75-year-old mother survived but was hospitalized in... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Former Memphis police officer’s trial begins on rape chargeThe trial of a former Memphis police officer who worked for the department for
Former Memphis police officer’s trial begins on rape charge
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 5 days ago
The trial of a former Memphis police officer who worked for the department for more than eight years began Tuesday on a charge of rape. John Smith was charged with raping a woman, who was 20 years old, at about 6:10 a.m. on Oct. 26, 2009 at South... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Man shot in possible Craigslist robbery “gone bad,” police sayA man was shot in the Raleigh area after he reportedly went to buy a car advert
Man shot in possible Craigslist robbery “gone bad,” police say
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 5 days ago
A man was shot in the Raleigh area after he reportedly went to buy a car advertised on Craigslist. The incident happened around 11:13 a.m. Tuesday in the 4700 block of Quintell in Memphis. "The preliminary information was that this was a car sale... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Memphis to hire 30 part-time 911 dispatchersThe city will hire 30 new part-time dispatchers to help address long 911 hold t
Memphis to hire 30 part-time 911 dispatchers
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 5 days ago
The city will hire 30 new part-time dispatchers to help address long 911 hold times, costing $1.3 million through mid-2017, Memphis Chief Operations Officer Doug McGowen said Tuesday. McGowen said Mayor Jim Strickland approved the hires, as well as... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
MPD search for man accused of stabbing his wifeMemphis police are asking the public for any tips in their search for a man acc
MPD search for man accused of stabbing his wife
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 5 days ago
Memphis police are asking the public for any tips in their search for a man accused of stabbing his wife multiple times at their home two weeks ago. The assault occurred on Jan. 24 in 3000 block of Queensgate Drive, near the airport. Police said... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Analysis: Homicide victims in Memphis far more likely to be black menThe first homicide of 2015 happened on Jan. 7, when Todd Jones was shot and kil
Analysis: Homicide victims in Memphis far more likely to be black men
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 6 days ago
The first homicide of 2015 happened on Jan. 7, when Todd Jones was shot and killed in Southeast Memphis. His killing remains unsolved. The final homicide of the year came on Dec. 23, when 14-year-old Antonio Evans allegedly beat 6-year-old Destine... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Police looking for brother in stabbing attackMemphis police are looking for the brother of a homicide victim in connection w
Police looking for brother in stabbing attack
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 7 days ago
Memphis police are looking for the brother of a homicide victim in connection with her killing, police said Sunday. Zedric Owens, 39, is wanted in connection with the stabbing death of one woman Saturday and the critical wounding of another. Police... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Gridlock easing slightly, but still remains as crews make progress at interchangeStanley Durden noticed something different, something improved, not long ago du
Gridlock easing slightly, but still remains as crews make progress at interchange
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 7 days ago
Stanley Durden noticed something different, something improved, not long ago during his daily commute home on Sam Cooper Boulevard. At about the point where eastbound traffic normally grinds to a stop approaching the construction zone at Interstate... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Trio stole beer, baby formula and Red Bull from Wal-MartThe Memphis Police Department is searching for three suspects who stole hundred
Trio stole beer, baby formula and Red Bull from Wal-Mart
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 8 days ago
The Memphis Police Department is searching for three suspects who stole hundreds of dollars’ worth of merchandise from Wal-Mart. Police said the suspects filled three shopping carts with beer, baby formula and Red Bull. The total value of the items... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Trio stole beer, baby formula and Red Bull from Wal-MartThe Memphis Police Department is searching for three suspects who stole hundred
Trio stole beer, baby formula and Red Bull from Wal-Mart
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 8 days ago
The Memphis Police Department is searching for three suspects who stole hundreds of dollars’ worth of merchandise from Wal-Mart. Police said the suspects filled three shopping carts with beer, baby formula and Red Bull. The total value of the items... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Trio stole beer, baby formula and Red Bull from Wal-MartThe Memphis Police Department is searching for three suspects who stole hundred
Trio stole beer, baby formula and Red Bull from Wal-Mart
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 8 days ago
The Memphis Police Department is searching for three suspects who stole hundreds of dollars’ worth of merchandise from Wal-Mart. Police said the suspects filled three shopping carts with beer, baby formula and Red Bull. The total value of the items... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Trio stole beer, baby formula and Red Bull from Wal-MartThe Memphis Police Department is searching for three suspects who stole hundred
Trio stole beer, baby formula and Red Bull from Wal-Mart
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 8 days ago
The Memphis Police Department is searching for three suspects who stole hundreds of dollars’ worth of merchandise from Wal-Mart. Police said the suspects filled three shopping carts with beer, baby formula and Red Bull. The total value of the items... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
Student fee proposed for Arizona Stadium renovationsUSC student opts for PTI after video shows her spitting, spraying Windex on roo
Student fee proposed for Arizona Stadium renovations
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 8 days ago
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Kenner men arrested after package of meth sent to homeUSC student opts for PTI after video shows her spitting, spraying Windex on roo
Kenner men arrested after package of meth sent to home
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 8 days ago
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Truck strikes Uptown oak, branch injures Mardi Gras revelersUSC student opts for PTI after video shows her spitting, spraying Windex on roo
Truck strikes Uptown oak, branch injures Mardi Gras revelers
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 8 days ago
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Road rage leads to shooting on interstateMemphis Police said a road rage incident led to shooting on Interstate 40 near
Road rage leads to shooting on interstate
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 8 days ago
Memphis Police said a road rage incident led to shooting on Interstate 40 near Sycamore View Road and Sam Cooper Boulevard. Police said a driver was shot during the morning commute. The scene has since been cleared and traffic is moving along... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Three arrested for armed robbery is KosciuskoUSC student opts for PTI after video shows her spitting, spraying Windex on roo
Three arrested for armed robbery is Kosciusko
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 8 days ago
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Family of slain man believes someone was trying to kill himUSC student opts for PTI after video shows her spitting, spraying Windex on roo
Family of slain man believes someone was trying to kill him
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 8 days ago
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
St. James Place celebrates Mardi Gras with their own paradeUSC student opts for PTI after video shows her spitting, spraying Windex on roo
St. James Place celebrates Mardi Gras with their own parade
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 8 days ago
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FOX 11 Tucson
Child hit while riding bike, has life-threatening injuriesUSC student opts for PTI after video shows her spitting, spraying Windex on roo
Child hit while riding bike, has life-threatening injuries
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 8 days ago
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FOX 11 Tucson
Travel warnings for Rocky Point prompts pushback from Pima CountyUSC student opts for PTI after video shows her spitting, spraying Windex on roo
Travel warnings for Rocky Point prompts pushback from Pima County
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 8 days ago
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Party of One: Man proves Mardi Gras is wherever the beads areUSC student opts for PTI after video shows her spitting, spraying Windex on roo
Party of One: Man proves Mardi Gras is wherever the beads are
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 8 days ago
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WAFF 48 News Huntsville
South Carolina student from VA found dead at off-campus apartments identifiedUSC student opts for PTI after video shows her spitting, spraying Windex on roo
South Carolina student from VA found dead at off-campus apartments identified
WAFF 48 News Huntsville / Posted 8 days ago
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WAFF 48 News Huntsville
Grissom student arrested off-campus for allegedly have a gun on school groundsUSC student opts for PTI after video shows her spitting, spraying Windex on roo
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WAFF 48 News Huntsville / Posted 8 days ago
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