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New England Patriots’ Patrick Chung indicted on cocaine charge

New England Patriots’ Patrick Chung indicted on cocaine charge

New England Patriots safety Patrick Chung has been indicted in New Hampshire on a felony charge of cocaine possession, court documents show. Chung, 32, a veteran of 10 NFL seasons who won three Super Bowls with the Patriots, was indicted on August 8 for possession of a controlled drug, according to a court filing by…MORE

New York man crushed to death by elevator at apartment building

New York man crushed to death by elevator at apartment building

A 30-year-old man was crushed to death by an elevator at a New York high-rise on Thursday, police said. The man was pinned by the elevator between the basement and first floor of the building on Third Avenue on the East Side of Manhattan, according to Det. Sophia Mason, a police spokeswoman. Emergency medical personnel…MORE

A Tuskegee Airman gets medals, his own day and a long overdue salute

A Tuskegee Airman gets medals, his own day and a long overdue salute

Good things come to those who wait, a 99-year-old Arkansas veteran learned. Sgt. 1st Class Thomas Franklin Vaughns is a Tuskegee Airman and a veteran of World War II and the Korean War. Decades after those conflicts, he was honored for his service in a ceremony at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. US…MORE

NYPD sgt. loses vacation days for supervisory failures in Garner death

NYPD sgt. loses vacation days for supervisory failures in Garner death

A New York Police Department sergeant who was facing disciplinary charges in connection with Eric Garner‘s 2014 death has reached an agreement where she will lose vacation time. While sources tell CNN that Sgt. Kizzy Adonis pleaded guilty, her union representative says she agreed to disciplinary charges and signed a settlement agreement. The agreement stipulated…MORE

10 people walk away uninjured from a small plane crash in Oroville, California

10 people walk away uninjured from a small plane crash in Oroville, California

A small jet crashed during takeoff at the Oroville Municipal Airport in California shortly before noon on Wednesday, the Federal Aviation Administration reported. All 10 people who were aboard walked away from the burning wreck uninjured, authorities said. Graphic Packaging International, a paper products company, confirmed that eight of its employees were on the plane.…MORE

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