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Delaware man accused of threatening mass violence at food warehouse

A Delaware man has been arrested after allegedly assaulting a supervisor and making threats of mass violence at the food distribution warehouse where he worked, Maryland State Police said.Brian Knight, 26, was charged with threat of mass violence, second-degree assault…

Florida golfer ignores scary alligator strolling next to him

In Florida, golfers play by a different set of rules. And one of the rules may or may not include ignoring giant, scary alligators.Professional wakeboarder Steel Lafferty was playing golf at the ChampionsGate Country Club in Orlando on Wednesday afternoon…

Young couple dies in collision leaving their wedding ceremony

As a young Texas couple were leaving the courthouse for their wedding ceremony, their car collided with a pickup truck, killing both of them, according to CNN affiliate KFDM.Harley Morgan, 19, and Rhiannon Boudreaux, 20, were merging onto Highway 87…

2 women plead guilty in plot to commit terror attack in US

Two New York women who plotted to build a bomb for a terrorist attack in the United States face 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to federal charges, authorities say.Asia Siddiqui, 35, and Noelle Velentzas, 31, are US citizens…

6 people injured in a prison riot in San Diego

Six people were injured in a prison riot in San Diego Friday night, according to a Cal Fire spokesman.The riot took place at the Richard J. Donovan Correctional Facility, Capt. Thomas Shoots told CNN."Approximately 100 inmates were in the yard…

Illinois State Police trooper dies after East St. Louis shootout

An Illinois State Police trooper died Friday evening hours after he was wounded in an exchange of gunfire at a neighborhood in East St. Louis, officials said.Trooper Nicholas Hopkins, 33, was executing a search warrant shortly before dawn when he…

Former federal prosecutor to investigate Jussie Smollett case

In a move widely expected to revive the national media spotlight on hate crime allegations made by "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett, a Chicago judge on Friday announced the appointment of a special prosecutor to investigate how local prosecutors handled the…