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Baylor University on alert after deadly shooting

A shooting occurred at Ninth and Garrett streets off campus, according to a message posted on the university's Twitter account. Waco Police Department said the shooting happened around 2:15 p.m. A witness said the victim and the other men were near a tree that's notorious as the scene of frequent drug deals. Students and staff were told to seek shelter immediately following the incident near the intersection of Ivy Avenue and Seventh Street.

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Officials to provide update on Minnesota mall stabbing probe

Stearns County Attorney Janelle Kendall said Thursday at a news conference that Dahir Ahmed Adan was armed with two steak knives. Seven of the victims were treated and released, and one victim was admitted with non-life-threatening injuries, according to the St.

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80 charged in prison racketeering, drug conspiracies

Statewide there are more than 7000 correctional officers. The indictments were the result of a cooperative investigation involving the Federal Bureau of Investigation, U.S. The guards - men and women - hid contraband in their hair and underwear when they passed through security, prosecutors said. In turn, inmates could sell the drugs to other inmates at a significant mark-up - $50 for the prescription opioid Suboxone, for example, compared to the $3 street price, according to the court ...

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A look at some of the most deadly USA hurricanes

The rapper famous for the 1990 hit single "Ice Ice Baby" announced on the social media network Thursday that he plans to ride out the storm at his home in South Florida and would give updates on what he saw as the category 4 storm slid over The Sunshine State.

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After battering Haiti, Hurricane Matthew hits the Bahamas

Hurricane Matthew will not affect the status of five USF athletic events this weekend, including Saturday's noon football game with ECU, which will be played as scheduled. Matthew will track along the east coast of Florida later this week, brushing along Georgia and the Carolinas by the weekend, according to Accuweather's online forecast .

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Baylor University names new Title IX coordinator

Patty Crawford, Title IX coordinator, resigned Monday evening. Charges that she was the victim of retaliation are included in those complaints. "The more I asked and the more I tried, I was being retaliated against for fighting against discrimination-continuing to lose authority, being disconnected to meetings and conversations, the university making decisions that only a Title IX coordinator should make based on more protection for the brand rather than protecting our students".