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LOCKDOWN UPDATE: 26-year-old man arrested after standoff in Dubuque

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Police say 26-year-old Robert Dettbarn was arrested following a standoff that forced two Dubuque elementary schools to enter lockdown mode on Tuesday.

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Suicide awareness and prevention town hall in Belle Plaine

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Community leaders in Belle Plaine will host a town hall forum next week, after two recent investigations were ruled murder-suicides by authorities the Benton County city.

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Trump, Moon try to keep NKorea summit on track amid doubts

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Trump's summit with North Korea is drawing near amid growing anxiety among Trump and his allies over how he can score a victory on the world stage. More>>

10 teachers receive 2018 Gold Star Award for Outstanding Teaching

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The award, co-sponsored by the R.J. McElroy Trust and KWWL television, is given to teachers who rise above everyday standards, and help students achieve their fullest potential. 

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TRACKING: Heading into a Heat Wave

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There is a chance of showers/storms tonight into Wednesday morning. 

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Groundbreaking held for elementary named in honor of Dr. Christine Grant

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A new elementary school that honors a pioneer of women's athletics is breaking ground in a bustling eastern Iowa area. 

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Cedar Falls planning for future growth.

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It seems like every where you look, Cedar Falls is building, improving, and growing. 

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UPDATE: Man in serious condition following Grundy County accident

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Thousands of dollars of damage done to vehicles in Tuesday morning accident. 

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Meet the six democratic candidates hoping to take on Governor Reynolds in November

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The primary election is quickly approaching and six democratic candidates are going head-to-head in hopes of taking on current republican Governor Kim Reynolds.  

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Police swarm city street in Florida in apparent shootout

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Multiple law enforcement agencies have surrounded a Panama City, Florida, apartment building where an active shooter is barricaded inside. 

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Clarksville native Maddie Poppe wins big Video included

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After weeks of battling her way to the top, Clarksville native Maddie Poppe was crowned as the next American Idol on Monday night.

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Oh, snap! Iowa DNR finds giant snapping turtle along road

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The Iowa Department of Natural Resources posted a picture to Facebook, saying they found a giant snapping turtle along a suburban street.

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Anonymous donor gives $10,000 to pay down school lunch debts

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The donation will erase more than half of the $17,000 owed by families in the district for student lunches.

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Belle Plaine crash involving train ruled murder-suicide Video included

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The Iowa DCI is ruling a recent train crash involving two people a murder-suicide.

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Markets Right Now: US stocks open broadly higher

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Stocks are opening broadly higher on Wall Street as the U.S. and China make more progress on defusing their trade tensions.

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Jackpot! Iowa man says he found 23.25 lbs of morels under tree

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Mike Theis posted video on Facebook, saying he found 23.25 lbs of morel mushrooms under one tree. 

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Hardware store employee accused of using anti-gay slur to refer to Boy Scout

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The store manager in Virginia hasn't commented on the matter yet. 

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Man accused of stealing around 150 pigs from Iowa confinement

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A 20-year-old man has been accused of stealing around 150 pigs from a confinement near Lake Mills in northern Iowa. .

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Study finds doctors say their ERs can't handle mass casualties

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Less than 10 percent felt they were fully prepared to handle a surge of patients.

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"Fireworks to car horns," Clarksville celebrates Maddie Poppe Video included

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Clarksville native Maddie Poppe is now an American Idol champion. 

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TODAY: First Cedar Valley Honor Flight of 2018

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This is the first Cedar Valley Honor Flight of the year.

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Nielsen says 29 million people watched wedding in US

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The Nielsen company says 29 million people watched the royal wedding Saturday on one of the 15 television networks that covered it live. More>>

Man gets five years for injuring camping bicyclist in Iowa

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A Louisiana man has been given five years in prison for injuring a bicyclist who was camping after a ride in Iowa. 

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Olympian sues USA Swimming

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Ariana Kukors-Smith says she was only 13 when Sean Hutchinson began grooming her for sexual abuse.

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Pope Francis reportedly told a gay man 'God made you like this'

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Pope Francis' reported comments to a gay man are getting some mixed reaction.   

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Students hold vigil for Santa Fe, Georgia school shooting victims Video included

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Students gathered Monday night outside of City High School in Iowa City to honor the ten victims of Santa Fe and one in Georgia while still calling for action on gun reform.

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Five-year plan already in place for Dubuque

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The City of Dubuque already has a 5-year plan in place with some big improvements on the horizon.   

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Trump pulls back from brink of trade war with China

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President Donald Trump on Monday hailed his administration's temporary truce with China on trade, even as his Treasury secretary and China struck a note of caution on the latest agreement.

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School shooting may not bring change to gun-loving Texas

(AP Photo/David J. Phillip). Santa Fe High School graduates bow their heads in prayer during a Baccalaureate service Sunday, May 20, 2018, in Santa Fe, Texas. A gunman opened fire inside Santa Fe High School Friday, May 18, 2018, killing multiple people. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip). Santa Fe High School graduates bow their heads in prayer during a Baccalaureate service Sunday, May 20, 2018, in Santa Fe, Texas. A gunman opened fire inside Santa Fe High School Friday, May 18, 2018, killing multiple people.
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Texas has more than 1.2 million licensed handgun owners who can openly carry their weapons in public.

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Netflix says it has signed Barack and Michelle Obama

(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) FILE - In this Oct. 8, 2016 file photo, President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama wait to greet Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi and his wife Agnese Landini for a State Dinner at the White House... (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) FILE - In this Oct. 8, 2016 file photo, President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama wait to greet Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi and his wife Agnese Landini for a State Dinner at the White House...
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Barack and Michelle Obama are getting into the television business with Monday’s announcement that they had signed a multi-year deal with Netflix.

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SPECIAL REPORT: Rail Wait in Waterloo Video included

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 More often than not, a halted train is halting the community, blocking intersections and blocking people from their daily routines. 

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SPECIAL REPORT: Rail Wait Video included

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Do you ever feel that a halted train is halting you from your daily routine? You are not alone. 

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10 years in prison for Waterloo man who shot at officer

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23-year-old Miquelle Miller was convicted of Possession of a Firearm as a Felon after pleading guilty last October.

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US Postal Service issuing scratch-and-sniff stamps

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The new scratch-and-sniff stamps will add the sweet scent of summer to letters of love, friendship and party invites. 

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Following 2 simple rules while boating can save countless lives

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This week, May 19 through 25, is National Safe Boating Week.  

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Iowa woman arrested, accused of hiding missing toddler and parents from South Carolina in her home Video included

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An Iowa woman is being charged with Accessory to a Felony after officials say she hid a missing toddler and the child's parents in her home.  

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UPDATE: Waterloo Police release victim's name, age in deadly shooting Video included

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He was treated on scene, at 639 Gable Saturday morning, and later died at Allen Hospital. An autopsy will be performed today.

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THIS MORNING: Gina Haspel to be sworn-in as first woman to lead CIA

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History will be made on Capitol Hill today.
 

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Andrea Farrington murder highlighted in 'The Killer Beside Me' TV show

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In the episode "Never Predicted," it shows how Farrington's potential romance with a fellow employee ends in deadly consequences.

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"Not just for moms," Daddy Daughter Hair Factory in Cedar Falls Video included

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Some parents reading this right now might be getting their kids ready for school. 

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Hottest travel destinations for summer 2018

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The destinations range from sunny beach spots to cozy mountain towns.

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THIS MORNING: Last chance to vote for Clarksville native Maddie Poppe

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This is a reminder that this morning is your last chance to vote for Clarksville native Maddie Poppe.  

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Dubuque County investing in body cameras for officers Video included

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Sheriff Joe Kennedy says the cameras used by jail staff will be paid for with money from inmate fees. 

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Student with Down syndrome donates U.S. flag to school Video included

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A high school student thought the American flag at his high school was too small so he used his savings to buy a new one.

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Update on baby hit by softball: "McKenna had a great day!"

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Posted to the Healing for McKenna Facebook page. 

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Ladies' Football Academy prepares for milestone year Video included

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An annual charity event gives women an inside experience into the world of college football while raising money for the University of Iowa Stead Family Children's Hospital. 

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NRA blames shooting on 'culture of violence'

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The National Rifle Association's incoming president is blaming the latest deadly school shooting on youngsters "steeped in a culture of violence." 

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Trump to demand DOJ review claims of FBI spy on campaign

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President Donald Trump says he'll demand that the Justice Department review whether it or the FBI infiltrated his presidential campaign.

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14-year-old pretends he's a NY cop, robs a legally blind man

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Police say a 14-year-old boy posing as a police officer was arrested for snatching a legally blind man's wallet in a Manhattan subway station -- while pretending to help him.

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Iowa breakfast ministry closes amid financial issues

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A Davenport ministry that had an extended fight with the city over its efforts to feed and assist homeless people has closed because of unexpected bills.

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Eastern Iowa county investing in body cameras for officers

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Sheriff's deputies and jail officers in Dubuque County will soon begin wearing body cameras when they are on duty. 

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Collared squirrels captured and released

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A couple collared squirrels have been captured and released. 

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Benefits of Iowa's tax cuts could be delayed by slow growth

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Iowa Republicans say it was essential to pass $2.8 billion in tax cuts in part due to federal tax changes, but those state reductions might not be implemented for years under a plan awaiting the governor's signature.    

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Governor Reynolds declares May 20 as "Maddie Poppe Day"

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The top three finalist on the current American Idol competition held a free concert at the Butler County Fair Grounds on Tuesday night.

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Sheaffer Pen Museum has closed in Iowa

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The museum's board of directors says the institution lacked financial stability.   

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Texas school gunman: 'I'm going to kill you.' Then he fired

(AP Photo/David J. Phillip). A tape cross with the initials of victims of the Santa Fe High School shooting is placed over the dugout of the Santa Fe baseball team before a baseball game against Kingwood Park High School in Deer Park, Texas, Saturday, ... (AP Photo/David J. Phillip). A tape cross with the initials of victims of the Santa Fe High School shooting is placed over the dugout of the Santa Fe baseball team before a baseball game against Kingwood Park High School in Deer Park, Texas, Saturday, ...
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The gunman told police that when he opened fire, he avoided shooting students he liked "so he could have his story told"

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Pope Francis to create 14 new cardinals in June

(AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia). Pope Francis asperges holy water as he celebrates a Pentecost mass in St. Peter's Basilica, at the Vatican, Sunday, May 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia). Pope Francis asperges holy water as he celebrates a Pentecost mass in St. Peter's Basilica, at the Vatican, Sunday, May 20, 2018.
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Pope Francis announced on Sunday he has chosen 14 men to be the newest cardinals in the church, among them his chief aide for helping Rome's homeless and poor, as well as prelates based in Iraq and Pakistan, where Christians are a vulnerable minority.

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Cougar kills 1 mountain biker, injures 2nd near Seattle

(Alan Berner/The Seattle Times via AP) Washington State Fish and Wildlife Police leave the scene on a remote King County road near the site of a fatal cougar attack Saturday May 19, 2018 in East King County, Wash. One man was killed and another seriously (Alan Berner/The Seattle Times via AP) Washington State Fish and Wildlife Police leave the scene on a remote King County road near the site of a fatal cougar attack Saturday May 19, 2018 in East King County, Wash. One man was killed and another seriously
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Two friends on a morning mountain bike ride 30 miles east of Seattle were attacked by a cougar, killing one of the men and leaving the second hospitalized in what authorities described as a rare occurrence.

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  • Amazon urged not to sell facial recognition tool to police

    Amazon urged not to sell facial recognition tool to police

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 11:28 PM EDT2018-05-23 03:28:35 GMT
    The American Civil Liberties Union and other groups are asking Amazon to stop marketing a facial recognition tool to police.More >>
    The American Civil Liberties Union and other groups are asking Amazon to stop marketing a facial recognition tool to police.More >>
  • Report: Video shows bus head to U-turn area before crash

    Report: Video shows bus head to U-turn area before crash

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 11:28 PM EDT2018-05-23 03:28:34 GMT
    (Andre Malok/NJ Advance Media via AP). In this aerial photo, a school bus lies crashed on Route 80 in Mount Olive, N.J., Thursday, May 17, 2018. The Paramus school district says the bus was taking students on Thursday from East Brook Middle School to W...(Andre Malok/NJ Advance Media via AP). In this aerial photo, a school bus lies crashed on Route 80 in Mount Olive, N.J., Thursday, May 17, 2018. The Paramus school district says the bus was taking students on Thursday from East Brook Middle School to W...
    Video depicting the lead-up to a New Jersey school bus crash that left a fifth-grader and a teacher dead shows the bus merging onto an interstate before turning sharply toward a U-turn area.More >>
    Video depicting the lead-up to a New Jersey school bus crash that left a fifth-grader and a teacher dead shows the bus merging onto an interstate before turning sharply toward a U-turn area.More >>
  • Judge: Suspect in officer's death a 'one-man crime wave'

    Judge: Suspect in officer's death a 'one-man crime wave'

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 11:25 PM EDT2018-05-23 03:25:47 GMT
    (Baltimore County Police and Fire Department via AP). This photo made available by the Baltimore County Police and Fire Department Tuesday, May 22, 2018, shows Dawnta Anthony Harris. Harris was arrested in connection with the death of Baltimore County ...(Baltimore County Police and Fire Department via AP). This photo made available by the Baltimore County Police and Fire Department Tuesday, May 22, 2018, shows Dawnta Anthony Harris. Harris was arrested in connection with the death of Baltimore County ...
    A 16-year-old charged with first-degree murder in the death of a Baltimore County police officer has been ordered held without bail by a judge who called him a "one-man crime wave.".More >>
    A 16-year-old charged with first-degree murder in the death of a Baltimore County police officer has been ordered held without bail by a judge who called him a "one-man crime wave.".More >>
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