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Today in History

Today in History Today is Thursday, June 17, the 168th day of 2021. There are 197 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 17, 1994, after leading police on a slow-speed chase on Southern California freeways, O.J. Simpson was arrested and charged with murder in the slayings of his ex-wife, Nicole, and her friend, Ronald Goldman. (Simpson was later acquitted in a criminal trial but held liable in a civil trial.) On this date: In 1775, the Revolutionary War Battle of Bunker ...

Prosecutors seek 'very substantial' prison time for Avenatti

Prosecutors are urging a judge to impose a “very substantial” prison sentence on Michael Avenatti for trying to extort millions of dollars from Nike

Driver charged in deadly crash reportedly was having sex

Court documents say a man charged with barreling his pickup truck into a San Jose bar, killing a woman and seriously injuring two other people, was having oral sex at the time

Fire suppression efforts continue at Illinois chemical plant

Fire suppression efforts continue at a chemical fire near the Illinois-Wisconsin state line as public health officials lifted an outdoor mask mandate for those within a 3-mile radius of the Chemtool plant

Man arrested in San Francisco stabbing of Asian woman

San Francisco police have arrested a man after he allegedly stabbed a 94-year-old Asian woman Wednesday in an unprovoked attack

Mistrial declared in case of University of Tennessee prof

A federal judge has declared a mistrial in the case of a former University of Tennessee researcher charged with hiding his relationship with a Chinese university while receiving research grants from the federal government

Texas governor: State, crowdsourcing will fund border wall

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has divulged some details on his emerging proposal to build more barriers along the U.S. border with Mexico in his ongoing political fight over immigration with the Democratic Biden administration

Coroner: Black man in SC jail likely died of cardiac event

A coroner says that a mentally ill Black man who died after an encounter with deputies in a South Carolina jail earlier this year likely died of a cardiac event

Rift on Communion policy as US Catholic bishops open meeting

Divisions have flared up among U.S. Catholic bishops as they opened a national meeting highlighted by a sensitive agenda item: a possible rebuke of Catholic politicians, including President Joe Biden, who receive Communion while supporting abortion rights

Baker fined for refusing to make transgender transition cake

A Denver judge says a baker who won a partial victory at the U.S. Supreme Court in 2018 for refusing to make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple violated Colorado's anti-discrimination law by refusing to make a birthday cake for a transgender woman

Police: Fatal Austin mass shooting arose from a teenage feud

Police say a deadly weekend mass shooting in Austin's famed entertainment district arose from a feud between two groups of Central Texas teenagers

Millions fear eviction as US housing crisis worsens

Two studies have found that the nation’s housing availability and affordability crisis is expected to worsen significantly following the pandemic

Prosecutors: New trial not merited for ex-cop in Floyd death

Minnesota prosecutors say the former Minneapolis police officer convicted of murder and manslaughter in George Floyd's death should not be granted a new trial

Authorities find escaped federal inmate in Tennessee

Federal authorities say a prison inmate who had escaped from a minimum security facility in Tennessee has been captured
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