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Man sentenced for taking mailed heroin

The 42-year-old Fort Wayne man was found Dec. 9, 2016, with a package that had been sent through the United States Mail that contained some 96 grams of heroin.

24-year-old man arrested in Tampa serial killings

The tip that led police Tuesday to the suspect came from one of his co-workers at an Ybor City McDonalds, which is near the Seminole Heights neighborhood that has seen four fatal shootings since early October.

Matt Lauer is fired at NBC, accused of crude misconduct

Variety reported allegations that Lauer once gave a colleague a sex toy with an explicit note about how he wanted to use it on her; that he exposed himself to another female co-worker; that he would question female producers about their sex lives; and that he would talk about which co-hosts he would like to sleep with.

Consumers are ready to spend this holiday season… right?

Consumer confidence is at a 17-year high, while unemployment is at a 17-year low. The economy appears to be humming, with growth of 3 percent at last measure. And initial numbers show millions more Americans shopped over the long holiday weekend than last year, spending an estimated $335 on average on gifts and other items, according to National Retail Federation.

Bannon to campaign for embattled Moore in Alabama

Former White House strategist Steve Bannon told CNN Tuesday he is going to campaign for Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore at a rally in the state next week, making a strong show of support for the embattled Republican a week before the special election.

Growing pressure on Conyers to resign after new accusations

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi pressured the 88-year-old Conyers behind the scenes to leave the chamber, said a senior House aide, who spoke late Tuesday on condition of anonymity to discuss private conversations.

N. Korea fires ICBM it says is ‘significantly more’ powerful

In a special state media broadcast hours later, North Korea said it successfully fired a “significantly more” powerful, nuclear-capable ICBM it called the Hwasong-15. Outside governments and analysts concurred the North had made a jump in missile capability.

Florida man jailed after hours-long manhunt

Police have captured a man who matches the description of the person who attacked a deputy in DeKalb County early Wednesday morning. A manhunt began after a DNR officer approached the suspect as he hitchhiked along I-69 just before 8 a.m.

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Charges considered against hunter who fatally shot woman

A grand jury will have to weigh whether it was reckless shooting or a tragic accident that cost a woman her life after a western New York hunter shot and killed a neighbor he said he mistook for a deer, investigators said Tuesday.