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A tiger attacked a zookeeper at the zoo in Topeka, Kansas

A zookeeper is recovering in the hospital after she was attacked Saturday morning by a tiger at the Topeka, Kansas zoo.The woman and a male tiger named Sanjiv were in the "same space" when the incident occurred about 9:15 a.m.,…

Police focus on home in case of missing 5-year-old boy

Investigators searching for a 5-year-old Illinois boy missing since at least Thursday are focusing on the family's residence, police said.The boy's parents reported Andrew "AJ" Freund missing Thursday morning, telling police they last saw him around 9 p.m. the evening…

Alabama ex-investigator pleads guilty to beating handcuffed man

A former Tallahassee police investigator pleaded guilty to assaulting a handcuffed 24-year-old man after his arrest.According to the guilty plea, Brandon Smirnoff, 27, was on duty in pursuit of the victim on a four-wheeler. Several officers had placed the man…

4 firefighters injured in explosion at an electric company in Arizona

Four firefighters were injured in an explosion while responding to a hazmat at an electric company in Arizona on Friday night, authorities said.An additional four others were transported for evaluation following the blast at the Arizona Public Service Electric Company…