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No survivors after hot air balloon crashes in Texas

A hot air balloon carrying 16 people crashed in central Texas after catching fire in the air on Saturday morning, the FAA said.

There were no survivors in the crash near Lockhart, the Caldwell County Sheriff's Office said in a statement to CNN affilia...

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Bend murder suspect pleads not guilty to Calif. charges

A Redmond man accused of murder in the killing of Kaylee Sawyer made his first court appearance Friday afternoon in Yreka, Calif., and pleaded not guilty to charges of attempted murder, kidnapping, discharge of a weapon and criminal threats.


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Prineville man sentenced to 20 years for rape, abuse

A 36-year-old Prineville man arrested earlier this year on two-dozen rape and abuse charges received a 20-year prison sentence on Friday, Crook County authorities said.

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Fire west of Crater Lake grows to 120 acres

A day-old wildfire two miles west of Crater Lake has burned about 120 acres, officials at the national park said Friday. It broke a day earlier along the Pacific Crest Trail, which has been closed for safety reasons.

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Four bodies recovered from N. Calif. medical plane crash

ARCATA, Calif. (AP) —Authorities say they have recovered all four bodies from the wreckage of a small medical transport plane that crashed in Northern California early Friday.

Appeals court clears way for Cowlitz Tribe casino

LA CENTER, Wash. (AP) — A federal appeals court has upheld the Interior Department's decision to grant a reservation to the Cowlitz Tribe in southwestern Washington, rejecting efforts to block the construction of a $510 million casino and resort on the land.

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FBI: Woman robbed Wyoming bank to return to prison

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Federal authorities say a woman who was recently released from prison in Oregon robbed a bank in Wyoming, only to throw the cash up in the air outside the building and sit down to wait for police.

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Astoria author and teacher indicted for luring minor

ASTORIA, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon author and high school teacher has been arrested on charges of luring a minor and official misconduct after being indicted by a grand jury.


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Bill Cosby drops lawsuit against accuser

Bill Cosby has dismissed a federal lawsuit he filed earlier this year against Andrea Constand, his accuser in an upcoming criminal trial, according to a recently released document.

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3 killed in shooting at party in Washington

A man has been arrested in connection with the shooting deaths of three people at a gathering early Saturday in a small town in Washington state, authorities said.

The shooting, which also left another person wounded, erupted in Mukilteo, which sits o...

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Indianapolis policeman shot by off-duty officer

An off-duty Indianapolis police officer shot a fellow officer Friday and then fled to Cincinnati, where he was later arrested, according to police.

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