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Officials say probe into deadliest biker shootout in US history would be 'waste of time' as charges dropped
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Officials say probe into deadliest biker shootout in US history would be 'waste of time' as charges dropped

Apr 3rd 2019, 10:45 PM 24,837 Views 7 Comments

A total of 177 bikers were arrested after the shooting.

Irish man jailed in Texas for trafficking endangered rhino horns
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Irish man jailed in Texas for trafficking endangered rhino horns

Jan 14th 2016, 9:10 PM 23,112 Views 61 Comments

Patrick Sheridan, from Rathkeale Co Limerick, illegally bought and sold tens of thousands of dollars worth of rhino horns.

Waco bikers hid guns in sacks of tortilla chips and down a toilet
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Waco bikers hid guns in sacks of tortilla chips and down a toilet

May 21st 2015, 8:00 PM 9,082 Views 15 Comments

A video from the scene shows bikers running into the bathroom and the kitchen during the shootout.

Deadly Waco shootout started when someone ran over biker's foot
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Deadly Waco shootout started when someone ran over biker's foot

May 19th 2015, 9:47 PM 25,095 Views 51 Comments

Nine people were killed in the brawl and 170 people have since been charged.

Police charge 170 after 'gruesome' shootout between biker gangs
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Police charge 170 after 'gruesome' shootout between biker gangs

May 18th 2015, 6:48 PM 63,669 Views 115 Comments

Nine people died and 18 were wounded in the incident.

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
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Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Apr 21st 2013, 10:00 AM 13,091 Views 2 Comments

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

Meet the Texan marathon runner who had two near misses this week
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Meet the Texan marathon runner who had two near misses this week

Apr 20th 2013, 7:15 AM 19,929 Views 15 Comments

Joe Berti, who completed Monday’s Boston Marathon before witnessing the massive explosion at a fertiliser plant in Texas two days later, has said that he feels blessed that both he and his family are sill alive.

Authorities confirm 12 dead in Texas fertiliser plant blast
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Authorities confirm 12 dead in Texas fertiliser plant blast

Apr 19th 2013, 7:53 PM 5,491 Views 3 Comments

Police would not say how many people are still missing although one estimate says it may be as many as 60.

Firefighters seek colleagues' bodies as search for Texas bodies continues
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Firefighters seek colleagues' bodies as search for Texas bodies continues

Apr 19th 2013, 9:01 AM 4,920 Views 1 Comment

The community of West still doesn’t know how many people may have died, as rescuers carefully work through piles of debris.

Photos: 'Devastation' at scene of fertiliser plant explosion in Texas
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Photos: 'Devastation' at scene of fertiliser plant explosion in Texas

Apr 18th 2013, 10:35 AM 16,018 Views 26 Comments

Police have confirmed there are fatalities but have not yet said exactly how many people have died in the blast.

Police say between 5 and 15 killed in Texas fertiliser explosion
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Police say between 5 and 15 killed in Texas fertiliser explosion

Apr 18th 2013, 9:17 AM 12,370 Views 23 Comments

Waco police said they are treating the incident as a crime scene for now, but that there is no evidence that it was anything other than accidental.

VIDEO: Live local TV news coverage of the Texas explosion
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VIDEO: Live local TV news coverage of the Texas explosion

Apr 18th 2013, 7:21 AM 12,429 Views 0 Comments

Watch live video from the local CBS affiliate in Dallas-Fort Worth as it covers the explosion at a chemical plant in West.

Several killed, and over 100 injured, in explosion at Texas fertiliser plant
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Several killed, and over 100 injured, in explosion at Texas fertiliser plant

Apr 18th 2013, 7:12 AM 22,418 Views 61 Comments

A fertiliser plant in West, Texas, exploded following a fire – damaging buildings several blocks away.