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25-year-old mother arrested for locking her 4 children outside

A Baker woman was arrested after he allegedly locked her four children, ages 1-7, outside of the home for 3 days. She denies the allegations and repeatedly called her children “bad kids.”

Tornado levels homes, a school, in Oklahoma City suburb

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Two-mile-wide tornado slams Oklahoma City area

A powerful tornado blasted an area outside of Oklahoma City on Monday, ripping roofs off buildings, leveling homes and leaving a massive band of destruction in its wake.

Justice official leaked memo on 'Fast & Furious'

A justice department official leaked an internal memo written by an ATF agent who had criticized the DOJ's "Fast and Furious" gun trafficking program.

Hero cop, who sat next to the first lady, charged with rape

A former "top cop," who had the honor of sitting next to first lady Michelle Obama during a televised presidential speech four years ago, is facing rape allegations.

ADJOURNED: Court abruptly called off in Jodi Arias trial

Court was abruptly canceled in the Jodi Arias trial Monday. Judge Sherry Stephens adjourned Monday's proceedings without giving a reason and simply told the jurors court was unable to proceed.

Hofstra marks student's death with graduation moment of silence

Sunday's graduation ceremony at Hofstra University was a bittersweet affair marked by a moment of silence for a 21-year-old student killed by a police officer two days ago.

RNC raises $7.2 million in April

The Republican National Committee raised $7.2 million in April, one month after releasing its rebranding and outreach efforts following the presidential election loss in 2012.

Oxbow wins Preakness Stakes

Oxbow, after a sixth-place showing at the Kentucky Derby, led wire-to-wire to claim victory Saturday at the 138th running of the Preakness Stakes.

The winner of the largest Powerball jackpot ever is....

The million-dollar questions have been answered. What are the Powerball numbers, and have any winning tickets been sold?