Top 5 Live-WURD Thursday July 30 1. Police officer charged with murder for fatally shooting black man in the head A University of Cincinnati officer was indicted for murder Wednesday for fatally shooting an unarmed black man in the head following a routine traffic stop earlier this month. A Cincinnati grand jury has decided to…

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Top 5 Live-WURD Wednesday July 29 1. Sex & drugs: Prison seamstress Joyce Mitchell’s confession revealed Prison seamstress Joyce Mitchell, who pleaded guilty Tuesday to helping two inmates escape, told investigators that she performed sexual acts on one of the men and sent X-rated selfies to the other and knew the duo planned to kill…

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Top 5 Live-WURD Tuesday July 28 1. Farewells to Bobbi Kristina Brown flood social media  Bobbi Christina Brown, the only child of the late Whitney Houston and ex-husband Bobby Brown, died Sunday at the age of 22. Her death came nearly six months after she was found unresponsive and not breathing in the bathtub at…

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Top 5 Live-WURD Friday July 24 1. Gunman kills 2, then himself in Lafayette, Louisiana, movie theater As the previews ended and the lights dimmed for the screening of the comedy “Trainwreck,” a man stood up inside a Louisiana movie theater, pulled out a handgun and began firing indiscriminately. The shooter, a 58-year-old white man,…

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Top 5 Live-WURD Thursday July 23 1. Charleston Shooting Suspect Roof To Be Indicted On Federal Hate Crime Charges  Dylann Roof, who police say carried out a ruthless attack that killed nine black worshipers in a Charleston, S.C., church, will face federal hate crime charges. A federal law enforcement source confirms to NPR’s Carrie Johnson…

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Top 5 Live-WURD Wednesday July 22 1. U.S. hits top terror leader in strike  The leader of a terrorist group bent on attacking the United States and other western targets was killed in a targeted strike earlier this month, the Pentagon said Tuesday. Muhsin al Fadhli, a Kuwaiti-born jihadi with a $7 million bounty on his…

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Top 5 Live-WURD Tuesday July 21 1. Sandra Bland’s Family’s Lawyer Details Dashcam Video of Traffic Stop  The lawyer for the family of a woman found dead in a Texas jail cell last week said dashcam video from the roadside traffic stop that led to her arrest shows the encounter grew confrontational after she refused…

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Top 5 Live-WURD Monday July 20 1. Trump questions McCain’s bravery  Donald Trump ignited a political firestorm by questioning whether Sen. John McCain — who spent five years as a prisoner during the Vietnam War — is a war hero. Asked by ABC News whether he owes McCain an apology, Trump said: “No, not at…

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Top 5 Live-WURD Friday July 17 1. Chattanooga shooting: 4 Marines killed; dead suspect identified  Four Marines were killed when a gunman attacked two military sites in Chattanooga, Tennessee, on Thursday, the Navy said. The suspected shooter, 24-year-old Mohammod Youssuf Abdulazeez, is also dead, the FBI said. Investigators “have not determined whether it was an…

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Top 5 Live-WURD Wednesday July 15 1. Whoopi Goldberg changes stance on Bill Cosby  “The View” co-host Whoopi Goldberg has been outspoken in her support of comedian Bill Cosby. On Tuesday, she said on the show that she can no longer say “innocent until proven guilty.” “If this is to be tried in the court of…

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