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Feds reopen investigation into 1955 slaying of Emmett Till - black youth from Chicago whose brutal killing shocked the world

One year ago   |   By Chicago Tribune

The federal government has reopened its investigation into the slaying of Emmett Till, the black teenager whose brutal killing in Mississippi shocked the world and helped inspire the civil rights movement more than 60 years ago. The Justice Department told Congress in a report in March it is reinvestigating...
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Government reopens probe into 1955 slaying of black teen Emmett Till

Government reopens probe into 1955 slaying of black teen Emmett Till

One year ago   |   By WYFF

Two white men were acquitted in Till's lynching, but later confessed.
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'Who Framed Roger Rabbit' animator Richard Williams has died

'Who Framed Roger Rabbit' animator Richard Williams has died

The Oscar-winning artist was 86 years old. Read more ...

Yankees' umpire battle flares up again in tight win over Indians

Yankees' umpire battle flares up again in tight win over Indians

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Antifa may be branded ‘organization of terror,' Trump warns, ahead of...

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Government wants new 911-like number just for suicide hotline

Government wants new 911-like number just for suicide hotline

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Man busted for stabbing victim in eye with stolen knife in Brooklyn

Man busted for stabbing victim in eye with stolen knife in Brooklyn

A Queens man was arrested after he stabbed another man the eye with a stolen knife outside a Brooklyn bodega early Saturday morning, officials said. Terrell Herring, 28, went... Read more ...

Cape Cod beach closed after confirmed shark sighting, attack on seal

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Reports: Actor Peter Fonda has died at the age of 79

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Medical examiner rules Epstein death a suicide by hanging

Medical examiner rules Epstein death a suicide by hanging

Epstein was found dead in his cell at the Metropolitan Correctional Center in New York City on Aug. 10. Read more ...

12-year-old crashes car, killing man and dog after father let her practice...

12-year-old crashes car, killing man and dog after father let her practice driving

A child hit and killed a man and his dog with a car in Texas after her father allowed her to drive his Ford Explorer, police said. Tomas Mejia Tol, 42, was arrested Thursday by... Read more ...