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Utah Senate Approves Firing Squads As Alternative To Lethal Injection

Utah lawmakers have passed a bill that would make it the only state to allow firing squads for carrying out a death penalty if there is a shortage of execution drugs.

03/10/2015

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Utah Governor Won’t Say If He’ll Approve Firing-Squad Revival Bill If It Passes Senate

Utah’s Senate is set to cast a final vote on the bill this week. It would call for a firing squad if lethal injection drugs cannot be obtained 30 days before an execution.

03/10/2015

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Man Allegedly Steals Tip Jar From Orange County Coffee Shop, Assaults Customer Who Tries To Stop Him

Police in Orange County arrested a 26-year-old man who allegedly stole a tip jar from a coffee shop and then assaulted a customer who confronted him about the theft.

03/09/2015

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Idaho Fugitive Arrested After Posting His Location On Facebook

It’s been a good week for law enforcement officials using Facebook to search for criminals.

03/08/2015

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Toddler Found Alive 13 Hours After Car Crashes Into River

Police say a 25-year-old woman was found dead and her 18-month-old daughter was found alive inside a car that crashed into a Utah river and wasn’t discovered until over 13 hours later.

03/07/2015

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Dead Humpback Whale Washes Up On Santa Cruz County Beach

The body of a young humpback whale washed up on a beach in Santa Cruz County Friday morning.

03/06/2015

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Ohio Police Having Trouble Cracking Year-Long Egging Case

An 85-year-old man says his suburban Cleveland home has been pelted with eggs several times a week for a year, and police haven’t been able to crack the unusual case despite stakeouts, questioning neighbors, installing a surveillance camera and even testing eggshells as evidence.

03/06/2015

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Connecticut Man Dies While Shoveling Roof, First Responders Finish Job

First responders who tried to save a man’s life when he collapsed while shoveling snow off his roof returned to finish the work after he died.

03/05/2015

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Firing Squads A Step Closer As Utah Senate Committee Advances Execution Bill

A state Senate committee on Monday gave preliminary approval to a measure that would allow the state to execute prisoners by firing squad if the drugs used for lethal injection are unavailable 30 days before the scheduled execution.

03/02/2015

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Taco Bell Cap’n Crunch Milk Icing Donut Holes Coming To California

Taco Bell is currently getting out of its comfort zone by testing a brand new dessert that has the Internet abuzz: donut holes encrusted in Cap’n Crunch Berries breakfast cereal and filled with a “warm, […]

CBS Sacramento–02/27/2015

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Floating Strip Club Accused Of Dumping Human Waste In Alaska Harbor

Byler, who pleaded not guilty at his arraignment Monday, was released on $25,000 bail, Assistant U.S. Attorney Kyle Reardon said. Riedel-Byler is expected to be arrested soon.

02/27/2015

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Georgia Man Finally Buried After Earlier Funeral With Wrong Body

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia man whose body was left in a state crime lab after a mix-up has finally been buried in Augusta. A coroner says the mistake at the state crime lab […]

CBS Sacramento–02/27/2015