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ClickOnDetroit National Report -- Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018

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Florida deputy won't be charged in crash

A Palm Beach County sheriff's deputy will not face criminal charges after police said he admitted to running a stop sign, causing a crash that left a college student in a coma.

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Around the country:

  • California: A man who went on a deadly shooting, carjacking and robbery rampage in California's Central Valley died Monday during a high-speed highway chase during which he intentionally tried to smash into other cars, authorities said.  Read more.
  • Chicago: Two Chicago police officers were killed Monday after being struck by a metro train, authorities said. Read more.
  • Pittsburgh: Three gun control measures are scheduled to come before the Pittsburgh City Council on Tuesday, less than two months after a man shot and killed 11 worshipers at Pittsburgh's Tree of Life synagogue. Read more.
  • New York: A 1974 New York state ban on nunchucks is unconstitutional under the Second Amendment, a federal court has ruled. Read more.

MIT invents method to shrink objects to nanoscale

This month, MIT researchers announced they invented a way to shrink objects to nanoscale -- smaller than what you can see with a microscope -- using a laser.

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Elon Musk to unveil underground tunnel

Tech entrepreneur Elon Musk is set to unveil an underground transportation tunnel on Tuesday that could move people faster than subways.

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Trump Foundation agrees to shut down

President Trump's foundation, The Trump Foundation, has agreed to dissolve amid an ongoing lawsuit, NBC News reports. 

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Michael Flynn sentenced in Mueller probe

President Donald Trump's former national security adviser Michael Flynn faces sentencing Tuesday morning in connection to Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian collusion. 

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