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FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Michigan Department of Corrections shows Desmond Ricks. A judge on Friday, May 26, 2017, threw out the second-degree murder conviction of Ricks, who accused police of framing him with phony evidence and his mother's gun more than two decades ago. Tests show one of the two bullets removed from the victim doesn't match the gun that was presented to jurors back in 1992. The other bullet was too mangled for analysis. Ricks' case was reopened at the request of the University of Michigan law school's Innocence Clinic. (Michigan Department of Corrections via AP, File)
Bullet tests clear Detroit man in prison since 1992Declaring "justice prevailed," a Michigan man in prison for 25 years was released after new tests on bullets supported his extraordinary claim that he was convicted with bogus evidence
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Prosecutor: Rape sentence lenient, compares to Brock TurnerA California prosecutor says a man convicted of raping a relative received a sentence that's too lenient, comparing it to the case of former Stanford University swimmer Brock Turner
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An oil tank burns after an explosion at a tank battery owned by Anadarko near the Grand View Estates neighborhood in Weld County on Thursday, May 25, 2017 in Mead, Colo.  The fatal oil tank battery fire in northern Colorado appears to be unrelated to a nearby home explosion last month caused by a leaky gas line. (Lewis Geyer/Daily Camera via AP)
The Latest: Colorado governor says oil blasts unrelatedColorado Gov. John Hickenlooper says two deadly northern Colorado oil and gas explosions in recent weeks are unrelated.
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19 California workers hurt in partial building site collapseOfficials say scaffolding and wet concrete apparently gave way at a building site in the San Francisco Bay Area, injuring at least 19 workers
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Richard Dabate, left, stands with his attorney Hubert J. Santos at his pre-trial hearing at Rockville Superior Court Friday, May 26, 2017 in Vernon, Conn.  Debate is charged with killing his wife, Connie, in their Ellington home in 2015. Connecticut State Police said Fitbit information helped lead to the arrest of Dabate. Troopers said the data helped establish a timeline and showed that Connie Dabate’s final movements were an hour after the time Richard Dabate told police than an intruder killed her. (Brad Horrigan/Hartford Courant via AP, Pool)
Judge wants accounting from man accused in wife's killingA Connecticut probate judge has given a man charged with killing his wife 60 days to detail what he did with his wife's finances in the 17 months since her death
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Police: Man charged with drawing, buying people's bloodAuthorities say a Maryland man was paying people to draw their blood and storing the blood in large quantities in an abandoned apartment in Washington
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FILE – This Nov. 4, 2016, file photo shows a T-shirt with an illustration of a Confederate battle flag that Ray Tensing was wearing under his police uniform when he fatally shot unarmed black motorist Sam DuBose in 2015, submitted as evidence in Cincinnati. Hamilton County, Ohio, Judge Leslie Ghiz agreed with Tensing's defense attorneys Friday, May 26, 2017, that the shirt is potentially too prejudicial to allow as evidence in the former University of Cincinnati officer's retrial. (Cara Owsley/The Cincinnati Enquirer via AP, Pool, File)
Judge: No Confederate flag T-shirt in officer's retrialThe judge in the murder retrial of a white Ohio police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black motorist is barring prosecutors from showing jurors the officer's undershirt depicting a Confederate battle flag
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School district changes rule to allow feathers on grad capsA Nevada school district has tentatively changed a longstanding policy of not allowing students to wear feathers with their graduation caps
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Authorities: Cocaine plot included submarines, planesU.S. authorities say a trafficker plotted to move cocaine between South and Central America with submarines and planes
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Celiah Aker poses at her desk at home, Monday, Feb. 6, 2017, in Medina, Ohio. Aker is in ninth grade and it is her fifth year at Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow (ECOT) , an online school. As enrollment in online charter schools exploded in recent years, states have struggled to catch up with oversight to ensure that the students taking classes at home via computers get a real education and the "cyber schools" receive the proper amount of public funding. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
States struggle with oversight of online charter schoolsAs enrollment in online charter schools explodes, states are struggling to keep up and to put in place regulations ensuring students get a real education and cyber schools get the right amount of funding
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Tanks are toppled and damaged at the scene of an oil well explosion near the Grand View Estates neighborhood in Weld County on Thursday, May 25, 2017 in Mead, Colo.  The fatal oil tank battery fire in northern Colorado appears to be unrelated to a nearby home explosion last month caused by a leaky gas line. (Lewis Geyer/Daily Camera via AP)
Colorado oil tank blast kills worker, spurs safety questionsAn oil tank explosion in Colorado killed a worker and burned three others miles away from an unrelated gas blast last month
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FILE - In this Feb. 27, 2017 file photo, Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin speaks to reporters outside the White House in Washington following a meeting with President Donald Trump inside.  The head of a Kentucky government watchdog group says he’s seeking an investigation into  Bevin's reported connection to a Louisville-area mansion. Richard Beliles, chairman of Common Cause Kentucky, says he filed a complaint with the state's Executive Branch Ethics Commission. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
The Latest: Governor discounts complaint as 'mumbo jumbo'Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin is discounting an ethics complaint aimed at him as political "mumbo jumbo."
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