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Name of 7 Marines killed in helicopter crash released

It is with a heavy heart that U.S.Marine Corps Forces, Special Operations Command formally announces the names of the seven Marines who died when a U.S. Army UH-60 Blackhawk Helicopter crashed near Eglin, Fla., at approximately 8:30 p.m.

Secret Service agents allegedly crashed into White House

(NBC News) Two high-ranking Secret Service agents are being investigated for an incident earlier this month in which they ran a car into a barricade at the White House after allegedly drinking at a party.

Police seek serial pooper

(WKYC) Police in Akron, Ohio are working to identify a man believed to have repeatedly defecated on multiple cars and children's front yard toys in one neighborhood over the last three years.

2 officers shot outside Ferguson police headquarters

(NBC News) Ferguson, Missouri is again the flash point of racial tension and more violence. Overnight two police officers were shot during a protest outside of the city's police department.

Mom fights for son's service dog to attend school

(KGW) After months of watching her son struggle, a Sherwood, Oregon mom said she decided to bring his service dog to school, even though she knew it was against the rules.

Search for remains of 11 service members continues

(NBC News) The bodies of two crew members aboard the Army Black Hawk helicopter that crashed off the Florida coast have been found, and officials say they're transitioning from a search and rescue to recovery mission.

Mentally ill killer to walk free?

(KING) A court hearing Thursday is putting a spotlight on the debate over when a killer should be released from the custody of a Washington state mental health professionals after the killer has pleaded insanity.

4 year old brings bag of cocaine to school

(WHEC) A Geneva, New York father is facing charges after police say a 4-year-old was found at school with cocaine. Willie Smallwood is facing felony charges, but is out of jail after posting $15,000 bail in cash.

Man Faces up to 44 years in prison for killing police dog

(WPXI) A man convicted of fatally stabbing a Pittsburgh police dog has been sentenced to up to 44 years in prison. A judge said Tuesday that John Lewis Rush must also serve eight years of probation following his release.

Smugglers dump bales of marijuana onto highway during high-speed chase

(KPNX) Dash cam video shows the desperate attempts of two alleged drug smugglers trying to evade Arizona deputies.

Oklahoma funeral home director accused of embezzling $75k

(KFOR) An Oklahoma funeral home director denies he stole nearly $75,000 from dozens of families who prepaid for burial services.

'My wife is a cheater' written on house set ablaze

(KUSA)A 31-year-old man is in custody for arson charges after firefighters found the words "My wife is a cheater" written on the outside of a home that caught fire Tuesday morning in Arvada, Colorado.

Marathon bombing trial discusses note Tsarnaev left scrawled on boat

(NBC News) In the trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Tuesday jurors saw a scribbled note prosecutors say was written by the Boston Marathon bombing suspect on the inside of a boat as he hid from police, four days after the bombings.

Hillary Clinton defends use of private e-mail

(NBC News) After days of brewing controversy Hillary Clinton is defending her use of private emails as Secretary of State as a matter of convenience, and nothing more.

Eleven military members missing after helicopter crashes in Florida

The military helicopter that crashed during a Tuesday night in northwest Florida went down in water in the Okaloosa Island area, Eglin Air Force Base spokesman Andy Bourland told CNN's "New Day" on Wednesday.