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This undated photo provided by the Delaware Department of Justice shows Roman Shankaras. Shankaras was acquitted, Thursday, May 23, 2019, of leading a riot at Delaware's maximum-security prison during which a guard was killed and other staffers taken hostage. (Delaware Department of Justice via AP, File) **FILE**

Inmate acquitted of guard’s slaying in Delaware prison riot

- Associated Press

An inmate accused of leading a riot at Delaware’s maximum-security prison during which a guard was killed and other staffers taken hostage was acquitted of all charges Thursday and will soon be freed.

This still image taken from video provided by Chris Higgins shows a tornado, Wednesday, May 22, 2019, in Carl Junction, Mo. The tornado caused some damage in the town of Carl Junction, about 4 miles (6.44 kilometers) north of the Joplin airport. (Chris Higgins via AP)

3 deaths in Missouri as tornado strikes state capital

- Associated Press

A tornado caused heavy damage in Missouri’s capital city as severe weather swept across the state overnight, causing at least three deaths and injuring nearly two dozen people as homes and businesses were ripped apart.

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FILE - In this March 12, 2019 file photo, retired Honolulu police chief Louis Kealoha and his wife, former deputy city prosecutor Katherine Kealoha, hold hands while walking to U.S. district court in Honolulu. Opening statements are expected Wednesday, May 22, 2019, after 12 jurors and five alternates are selected for the trial of retired Honolulu police chief Louis Kealoha, his wife and current and former officers. Prosecutors say Kealoha and his former city deputy prosecutor wife, Katherine Kealoha, abused their power to frame a relative for stealing their home mailbox because he threatened to expose financial fraud that funded the couple's lavish lifestyle. (AP Photo/Jennifer Sinco Kelleher, File)

Prosecutor: Greed fueled Hawaii power couple's schemes

- Associated Press

A special federal prosecutor spent an hour taking jurors through what has been called the biggest corruption case to rock Hawaii, showing how a high-ranking law enforcement power couple schemed to silence relatives who threatened to expose the financial fraud that funded their lavish lifestyle.

Teacher charged in California sex assault fired in Wisconsin

Associated Press

A California high school teacher charged with sexually assaulting a girl starting when she was 16 was previously deemed "dangerous for the children in his custody" by a Wisconsin school district, a news report said Thursday.

Former sheriff's lieutenant charged with beating man

Associated Press

Marion County Prosecutor Terry Curry has announced criminal charges against a former sheriff's lieutenant accused of beating a man who had been in a relationship with the mother of the officer's children.

FILE - In this May 1, 2019, file photo, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange puts his fist up as he is taken from court in London. The Justice Department has charged Assange with receiving and publishing classified information. The charges are contained in a new, 18-count indictment announced May 23, 2019. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File)

US charges WikiLeaks founder with publishing classified info

- Associated Press

The U.S. filed new charges Thursday against Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, accusing him of placing the United States at risk of serious harm by publishing thousands of secret and classified documents, including the names of confidential sources for American armed forces.