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Judge rejects GPS monitor for Reagan shooter

Posted: 04/24/2015 - The man who shot President Ronald Reagan won't have to wear an ankle monitor if allowed to leave a mental hospital for good, a judge indicated Friday, brushing aside that request from the government.

Court could order police video release in NC House bill

Posted: 04/24/2015 - Recordings from cameras worn by North Carolina police officers or attached to their vehicle dashboards and used for criminal investigations would be confidential under legislation that's getting support at the General Assembly.

Unusual ice cream recalls raise questions about cause

Updated: 04/24/2015 - Major recalls from two well-known ice cream companies due to the discovery of listeria bacteria raise questions about how the pathogen could have contaminated multiple ice cream manufacturing plants - and whether the discoveries are related.

Calbuco volcano erupts in Chile

Updated: 04/23/2015 - Twin blasts from the Calbuco volcano in southern Chile have sent vast clouds of ash into the sky, increasing concerns that it could contaminate water, cause respiratory illnesses and ground more flights.

Senate leaders propose extending NSA phone records storage

Posted: 04/22/2015 - With weeks to go before a key surveillance law expires, key Senate Republicans have introduced a bill that would allow the National Security Agency to continue collecting the calling records of nearly every American.

Oklahoma City bombing: 20 years later, key questions remain unanswered

Posted: 04/19/2015 - Twenty years ago, on 19 April 1995, a disaffected veteran named Timothy McVeigh drove a Ryder truck stuffed with explosives into downtown Oklahoma City and destroyed a federal office building, killing 168 people, including 19 children, and maiming hundreds of others. That much we know.

Study finds no autism link to vaccines

Posted: 04/22/2015 - New research looked at 95,000 children who were at higher risk because they had an older sibling with autism, and still, no link to vaccines was observed.
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Stancil's mother speaks out about abuse allegations

Updated: 04/15/2015 - The mother of Kenneth Morgan Stancil III, the 20-year-old accused of shooting and killing 44-year-old Ron Lane, his former supervisor at Wayne Community College says her son is "rattled and confused."

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