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  • Ohio Serial Killer’s Mother Was Stabbed to Death in the Home Where Her Son Had Been Arrested

    CLEVELAND, O.H. — A woman was found dead and three children injured early Saturday morning after a man entered their home and stabbed them, Cleveland police said. The suspect, 18-year-old Jaylen Latrell Plummer, entered the home where Diane Madison, 62, and three children — two 10-year- olds and a 12-year-old — slept and began stabbing them in their bedrooms, police said. Madison is the mother of serial killer Michael Madison, CNN affiliate WEWS reported, based on confirmation from his former attorney. CNN […]

  • After Deaths, More Tourists to Dominican Republic Say They Were Stricken with Illness

    DOMINICAN REPUBLIC — Their island getaways went bad in ways that sound similar: crippling stomach cramps, explosive diarrhea, and malaise that lasted after they returned home. But in some ways, they consider themselves lucky. They survived their trips to the Dominican Republic. As reports of American tourists dying in the country continue to grab headlines, some travelers who fell violently ill tell CNN they wonder whether they may have escaped a worse fate. More than a dozen reached out to Kaylynn […]

  • ‘It Was All Just Fire’ – Woman Remembers Motorcycle Crash That Killed 7 People

    RANDOLPH, N.H. — The seven motorcyclists killed in New Hampshire when a pickup truck collided with the group weren’t the average bike enthusiasts. Marine veterans and their spouses — members of the Jarheads Motorcycle Club — were among those killed Friday in the accident on Route 2 in Randolph that also left three people injured. The motorcyclists were on their way to an event at the American Legion when they were hit by the pickup, Scott Swann, a member of […]

  • Former Pennsylvania Democratic Rep. Joe Sestak declares run for president in surprise announcement

    In an already-crowded primary field, former Pennsylvania Rep. Joe Sestak became the latest Democratic candidate to wade into the race for the presidency, announcing his candidacy in a video posted to his website Sunday morning. Sestak, who mounted unsuccessful bids for US Senate in 2010 and 2016 touted his “commitment to service,” citing his career in the US Navy, where he rose to the rank of 3-star Admiral. In his announcement video, Sestak, 67, blasted decisions like the 2003 invasion […]

  • Authorities: Man Injures 5 TSA Agents While Rushing Through Security at Phoenix Airport

    PHOENIX – A man tried to rush through a security checkpoint at the Phoenix airport, attacking security officers and injuring five TSA agents, authorities say. One transportation security officer was taken to a hospital and four to urgent care clinics, said Lorie Dankers, a spokeswoman for the Transportation Security Administration. All were treated and released. The man attacked the officers around 9:45 a.m. Tuesday at a security checkpoint in Terminal 4 of Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, Dankers said. Other transportation […]

  • Video Captures Moment of Massive Explosion at Philadelphia Refinery

    PHILADELPHIA – A large fire broke out early Friday at an oil refinery in Philadelphia, rattling the area with at least one booming explosion and lighting up the dark sky with huge balls of gas and flame. The explosion and fire came from a vat of butane at Philadelphia Energy Solutions, starting around 4 a.m., city Deputy Fire Commissioner Craig Murphy said. PES fire crews have been fighting the flames – with city fire crews in support – and the […]

  • Fire at Philadelphia Oil Refinery Sparked an Explosion Felt for Miles

    PHILADELPHIA, Pa. — A large fire broke out early Friday at an oil refinery in Philadelphia, rattling the area with at least one booming explosion and lighting up the dark sky with huge balls of gas and flame. The explosion and fire came from a vat of butane at Philadelphia Energy Solutions, starting around 4 a.m., city Deputy Fire Commissioner Craig Murphy said. Just witnessed this explosion heading to Philly airport.. praying no one was hurt pic.twitter.com/S0fcN50HaT — Jonathan Triboletti […]

  • Pieces of Apollo 11’s History Are Up for Auction for the Moon Landing Anniversary

    An auction house is selling a number of autographs, hardware and flown artifacts from the Apollo 11 mission just in time for the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing. Among the items up for sale are a rare roll of film with images taken on the moon and a signed American flag the crew carried with them into orbit. The 70 mm film contains “126 of the most iconic images from the first lunar-landing mission,” according to a statement […]

  • YouTube Weighs Changes to How It Handles Children’s Content

    YouTube is weighing a number of changes to its handling of content for children following pressure from inside and outside the company, according to a person familiar with the matter. Some of the changes under consideration include preventing videos from automatically playing after the previous one finishes, the person said. Another concept, first reported by The Wall Street Journal, proposes moving children’s videos off of YouTube and into YouTube Kids, a standalone app that more tightly limits the content it […]

  • Iran shoots down US drone aircraft, raising tensions further in Strait of Hormuz

    Iran shot down a United States military drone on Thursday, further escalating the already volatile situation playing out between Washington and Tehran in the Middle East. Iran’s Revolutionary Guard said it had shot down an “intruding American spy drone” after it entered into the country’s territory Thursday. A US official confirmed to CNN a drone had been shot down, but said the incident occurred in international airspace over the Strait of Hormuz, one of the world’s most vital shipping routes. […]

  • 10 People Shot Outside a Lounge in Allentown, Police Say

    ALLENTOWN, Pa. — Ten people were injured in a shooting early Thursday outside a lounge in Allentown, and police are looking for what they believe are several shooters, authorities said. Several people — likely three — opened fire just before 2 a.m. outside the Déjà Vu nightclub, Lehigh County District Attorney James Martin and Allentown Police Chief Tony Alsleben said in a joint statement. “This does not appear to be an indiscriminate shooting; it appears that at least one individual […]

  • David Ortiz’s Friend Was Target of the Shooting, Authorities Say. He Was Sitting Next to Him

    DOMINICAN REPUBLIC — More than a week after David Ortiz was shot as part of what police have called a murder-for-hire plot, authorities in the Dominican Republic now say the former Red Sox star was not the intended target. Attorney General Jean Alain Rodríguez Sanchez told reporters Wednesday that a friend of Ortiz — who shared a table with him at a patio bar in Santo Domingo — was the target of the bungled hit. The suspected gunman was only sent a […]

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