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A former Ohio judge was dragged from court after her sentencing

A former Ohio judge was dragged from court after her sentencing

A former Ohio judge was dragged out of court after being sentenced to six months in jail. The courtroom erupted Monday after former Hamilton County Juvenile Court Judge Tracie Hunter was sentenced. Video from CNN affiliate WLWT showed people jumping out of their seats and yelling at the judge and court staff. A woman wearing…MORE

12 horses have died at New York state racetracks in July

12 horses have died at New York state racetracks in July

Twelve horses have died at New York state racetracks in the month of July, the New York database on Equine Deaths shows. Eleven of those deaths occurred within 10 days — from July 8 to July 18. Five horses died at the Saratoga Racecourse, four at the Finger Lakes Racetrack, two at Monticello Raceway and…MORE

5 things to know for July 23: Budget agreement, UK leader, malaria

5 things to know for July 23: Budget agreement, UK leader, malaria

A memorial for a glacier? Yes, indeed. A plaque memorializing Okjökull, the first Icelandic glacier lost to climate change, will be installed next month. Here’s what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door. (You can also get “5 Things You Need to Know Today” delivered to your inbox daily. Sign…MORE

A wildfire in Arizona has grown to 1,800 acres. Authorities are ordering evacuations

A wildfire in Arizona has grown to 1,800 acres. Authorities are ordering evacuations

A wildfire inside the Coconino National Forest near Flagstaff, Arizona, grew to 1,800 acres in size prompting authorities to order mandatory evacuations in the surrounding area Monday. The Museum Fire was first reported on Sunday and has since stretched across the forest, the US Forest Service website shows. Communities near the fire, about 5 miles…MORE

A slain couple, a mystery corpse and two missing teens stoke fears in Canada

A slain couple, a mystery corpse and two missing teens stoke fears in Canada

Canadian police said they are open to the possibility that a young couple’s slaying is connected to the case of two missing Canadian teens in the same region of British Columbia. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police said last week that there was no evidence to suggest the deaths of an American woman and her Australian…MORE