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(Peter Macdiarmid, Getty Images) Drone drops drugs in Ohio prison yard, spurring inmate fight

Officials say a drone dropped a package of drugs into a northern Ohio prison yard while inmates were outside, sparking a fight.

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Illinois Fighting Illini basketball fans (Joe Robbins, Getty Images)
Party on, Abe: Illinois named top party school in the US
The University of Illinois has partied its way into the top spot on an annual list of top party schools in the country.
An inmate monitors a backfire during a burn operation to head off the Rocky Fire on Aug. 2, 2015, near Clearlake, California. (Justin Sullivan, Getty Images)
Weather helps crews battling massive California wildfire
Cooler weather is helping crews make inroads against a massive Northern California wildfire that tore through two dozen homes, threatened thousands more and forced scores of people to flee the flames.
File photo of former U.S. President Jimmy Carter on April 14, 2008 in Ashkelon, southern Israel. (Sebastian Scheiner, Getty Images)
Former President Jimmy Carter undergoes liver operation
The Carter Center says former President Jimmy Carter has undergone a medical procedure to remove a small mass in his liver, and that he's expected to make a full recovery.
Accused movie theater shooter James Holmes  (RJ Sangosti - Pool, Getty Images)
Death penalty remains option in Holmes case
James Holmes is still facing a possible death sentence for the movie theater shooting rampage in Colorado three years ago that killed 12 people.
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Date set for New York retrial in Etan Patz case
The notorious case of a missing New York City boy will go to trial for a second time early next year.
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Defendant fatally shot outside Mississippi courthouse
A law enforcement official says a man fatally shot a defendant waiting outside a Mississippi courthouse Monday morning.
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton (Erich Schlegel, Getty Images)
Texas attorney general charged with fraud
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has been booked at a Dallas-area jail on felony charges alleging that he misled investors before becoming the state's top lawyer.
File photo of a chicken. (David Silverman, Getty Images)
Massachusetts woman's chicken getting prosthetic leg
This chicken leg isn't for eating.
A firefighter from Windsor, California, walks next to a wall of flames as he starts a back fire in tall dry grass while battling the Rocky Fire on July 30, 2015, in Lower Lake, California. More than 600 firefighters are battling the Rocky Fire that has grown to 8,000 acres since it started Wednesday afternoon. (Justin Sullivan, Getty Images)
Raging Northern California wildfires prompt evacuations
Fire officials called for thousands of evacuations as numerous homes remained threatened by Northern California wildfires Monday, while more than 9,000 firefighters battled 21 major fires in the state, officials said.
Columbian white-tailed deer (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)
US wildlife agency says app can help log endangered species
U.S. wildlife officials want smartphone-owning outdoor lovers to use a downloaded app to report any endangered species they see in the wilderness.

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