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A shed stands in a backyard where police say a man with mental health problems kidnapped a neighbor and kept her trapped in a small grave-like pit in the shed Wednesday, April 26, 2017, in Blanchester. Ohio. Police in Blanchester, about 40 miles northeast of Cincinnati, said the owner of the shed, Dennis Dunn, was arrested on Wednesday. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
Ohio man charged with kidnapping neighbor to be in courtPolice say an Ohio man accused of kidnapping a neighbor and keeping her trapped in a small pit is to appear in court on a charge of kidnapping
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Authorities investigate the scene of a shooting, Wednesday, April 26, 2017, in Bear, Del. Delaware State Police say a trooper has been taken to a hospital after being shot at the convenience store. The trooper, who was on duty at the time, was taken to Christiana Hospital. (Damian Giletto/The News Journal via AP)
The Latest: Fire company to serve as temporary shelterAuthorities say a local fire company has opened its doors to serve as a temporary shelter for residents prevented from returning to their homes while police continue to try to negotiate with the suspect in the fatal shooting of a Delaware state trooper
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A Clark County Fire Department fire engine leaves the Trump International after two separate fires were started at the hotel in Las Vegas on Wednesday, April 26, 2017. Fire officials say one person is injured and a suspect is in custody after two separate blazes were discovered at the Trump International Hotel in Las Vegas. The Clark County Fire Department released a statement saying toasters, towels and various other materials were used to ignite the fires at the hotel bearing President Donald Trump’s name.  (Chase Stevens/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP)
Suspected arsonist in custody after 2 fires in Trump HotelOfficials say one person was injured and a suspect is in custody after two separate fires were discovered at the Trump International Hotel in Las Vegas
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In this Nov. 13, 2016 photo shows Maxine Yeakle, a Boca Raton High School student, displays a T-shirt that got her dismissed from school in Boca Raton, Fla. The administration of Boca Raton Community High School is a recipient of a Muzzle award, Virginia free-speech group’s satiric awards for what it considers the past year’s most egregious offenses. The administration gave Yeakle the choice of removing her anti-Hillary Clinton T-shirt or serving an in-school suspension. The Charlottesville-based Thomas Jefferson Center for the Protection of Free Expression announced its annual Jefferson Muzzle awards Thursday, April 27, 2017. (Jim Rassol/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP)
Jefferson Muzzle 'awards' take aim at free-speech offendersA Tennessee sheriff and the state government of Illinois are among the 2017 recipients of a Virginia free-speech group's satiric awards for what it considers the past year's most egregious offenses
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Businesses like Trump tax plan, but they won't rush to hireSmall business owners don't plan a hiring binge if the Trump administration's plan to lower tax rates becomes law
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Police: Woman, 86, beat to death in random California attackPolice say a man beat an 86-year-old woman to death in an apparently random attack as she walked around a high school track in Northern California
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FILE - In this June 24, 2016, file photo, North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper speaks during a forum in Charlotte, N.C. The North Carolina legislature on Wednesday, April 26, 2017, seized the initiative in a monthslong effort to weaken Democratic Gov. Cooper, overriding his veto of a Republican bill that would reduce the number of judges on the state Court of Appeals. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)
In another jab at Cooper, N Carolina lawmakers override vetoThe North Carolina legislature seized the initiative in a monthslong effort to weaken Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper, overriding his veto of a Republican bill that would reduce the number of judges on the state Court of Appeals
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In this photo provided by the Blanchester Police Department, an officer walks near a shed owned by Dennis Dunn, who was arrested Wednesday, April 26, 2017, on a charge of kidnapping in Blanchester, Ohio. A woman’s cries for help from Dunn's shed led to her rescue from a pit in the shed, where police in Ohio said she was being held captive. (Blanchester Police Department via AP)
10 Things to Know for Thursday10 Things to Know for Thursday: Trump tax plan could be good news for many, bad for deficit; Trump team softens war talk, vows other pressure on North Korea; Trump says Mexico, Canada agree to renegotiate NAFTA
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Authorities investigate the scene of a shooting, Wednesday, April 26, 2017, in Bear, Del. Delaware State Police say a trooper has been taken to a hospital after being shot at the convenience store. The trooper, who was on duty at the time, was taken to Christiana Hospital. (Damian Giletto/The News Journal via AP)
Delaware trooper fatally shot outside convenience storeDelaware state police say a man shot and killed a state trooper outside a convenience store and later barricaded himself inside his house
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FILE - In this Jan. 5, 2015, file photo, Eric Frein is led away by Pennsylvania State Police Troopers at the Pike County Courthouse after his preliminary hearing in Milford, Pa. Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty against Frein, who they said targeted state police because he was trying to foment an uprising against the government. Frein’s lawyers want the jury to sentence him to life without parole. (Butch Comegys/The Times & Tribune via AP, File)
Jury sentences ambush killer to death in PennsylvaniaA jury has given the death penalty to a gunman who targeted Pennsylvania state troopers at their barracks, killing one and leaving a second with devastating injuries
The Associated Press2 hours ago
FILE - In this Jan. 5, 2015, file photo, Eric Frein is led away by Pennsylvania State Police Troopers at the Pike County Courthouse after his preliminary hearing in Milford, Pa. Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty against Frein, who they said targeted state police because he was trying to foment an uprising against the government. Frein’s lawyers want the jury to sentence him to life without parole. (Butch Comegys/The Times & Tribune via AP, File)
The Latest: Jury gives death penalty to ambush killerA jury has given the death penalty to a gunman who targeted Pennsylvania state troopers at their barracks, killing one and leaving a second with devastating injuries
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Sniper who targeted Pennsylvania state troopers at their barracks, killing 1 and wounding 1, is sentenced to deathSniper who targeted Pennsylvania state troopers at their barracks, killing 1 and wounding 1, is sentenced to death
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