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Police Arrest Suspect Who Stole A Hearse With A Body Inside

Police say the hearse was stolen Sunday morning outside Grady Memorial Hospital.

06/29/2015

Police Sirens

Prison Kitchen Worker Accused Of Helping Inmate Escape

An inmate who authorities say escaped from a North Carolina lockup with the help of a prison employee has been recaptured, according to a state prisons spokeswoman.

06/29/2015

Al Sharpton Talking

Sharpton Refers To Charleston Church Shooting Victims As ‘Martyrs’

In a tweet on Thursday, Rev. Al Sharpton referred to the victims as “martyrs.”

06/25/2015

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Police: Georgia Man Put Weed Killer In Co-Worker’s Water Bottle To ‘Mess With Him’

A Georgia man charged with four felonies for allegedly putting Roundup weed killer in his co-worker’s water said he wasn’t trying to kill him – he only wanted to “mess with him.”

06/24/2015

LAS VEGAS, NV - SEPTEMBER 12:  Rapper Rick Ross performs during the official weigh-in for WBC/WBA welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Marcos Maidana at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on September 12, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Mayweather Jr. will defend his titles against Maidana on September 13 in Las Vegas.  (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Rapper Rick Ross Arrested On Kidnapping, Assault Charges

Rapper Rick Ross is facing kidnapping and assault charges after a U.S. Marshals Service fugitive task force and deputies arrested him at his mansion outside Atlanta.

06/24/2015

Dylann Roof Mugshot

Report: Police Bought Dylann Roof Burger King Following Arrest

The 21-year-old mass shooting suspect at a Charleston church was arrested by several officers without incident Thursday, and following a brief round of FBI questioning, police bought the “very quiet, very calm” Dylann Roof food from a nearby Burger King.

06/23/2015

Dylann Roof Mugshot

Dylann Roof Being Held In Cell Next To Former Officer Who Fatally Shot Walter Scott

Charleston County sheriff’s Maj. Eric Watson said Friday that Dylann Roof, who is accused in the church shooting, is in a cell next to former officer Michael Slager.

06/19/2015

Church Shooting Memorial

Media Reaction To The Charleston Church Shooting

The country continues to mourn after nine people were killed when a gunman opened fire in a historically black church in Charleston, South Carolina, Wednesday night.

06/19/2015

Nikki Haley Church Shooting

Gov. Haley: I Want Death Penalty For Emanuel AME Church Gunman

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley wants the death penalty for the gunman behind the massacre at a historically black Charleston church.

06/19/2015

Dylann Roof Mugshot

CBS News: Motorist Tailed Dylann Roof For 35 Miles

Debbie Dills thought the black Hyundai next to her at a stoplight looked familiar — it had a South Carolina tag and a white decal on the front.

06/19/2015