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Lt. Colonel Jeffrey Krusinski, former chief of Air Force sexual assault prevention unit

Chief of Air Force Sexual Assault Prevention Unit Arrested, Charged With Sexual Battery

The Air Force officer in charge of a sexual assault prevention unit at the Pentagon was arrested early Sunday morning for sexually assaulting a woman after a night of drinking.

Miami Man Fatally Shot During Baby Shower

A baby shower Sunday night had a tragic ending, and police are still unsure who the man's assailant was.

Florida Teen Laughs Off Brutal Shark Attack, Changes Twitter Name To 'Shark Bait'

A Florida teenager is recovering at a hospital after suffering a shark attack over the weekend while surfing at a beach known to be well-populated by sharks.

L.A. Mayoral Race: Garcetti, Greuel Debate At USC

The two candidates have held a divisive runoff for mayor up to this point, but Sunday's debate had a much lighter mood to it.

Pennsylvania Teen Targeted And Murdered By Group of Armed Gunmen After Home invasion

A Pennsylvania teen was abducted from his home in the suburbs of Philadelphia on Sunday by a group of armed men who killed him and then dumped his body on the side of the road.

First 3-D Printed Gun Fired In Texas

A man in Texas has successfully fired the gun he designed with his 3-D printer, and some lawmakers are concerned about the long-term consequences.
Kidnapping Victim 14-year-old Ruby Zavala

Amber Alert Issued For Teen Girl Abducted At Knife-Point in Texas; Authorities Believe Girl To Be In Grave Danger

The Department of Public Safety (DPS) has issued an Amber Alert in Texas for a 14-year-old girl who was kidnapped from a church parking lot in Titus County on Sunday afternoon. Authorities believe the girl to be in grave danger.

Florida Teen Shoots 6-Year-Old Sister In Chest, Victim In Critical Condition

Police in Broward County, FL were dispatched to a local home Saturday night in response to a 911 call that a teenage male had shot his 6-year-old sister.
Charles Francis Gaskins

White Supremacist In California Gets 26 Years-To-Life In Prison For Brutal Murder Of Child Molester

A white supremacist living in California has been sentenced for 26 years-to-life for the murder of a child molester he befriended years earlier in prison. The man's wife, who was also charged with the murder, received a lesser prison sentence of eight years.

Public Responds With Outrage Over Mandatory $25 Fee To Visit 9/11 Memorial Museum

The Board of the National September 11 Memorial and Museum has approved a motion to charge a mandatory entrance fee to the underground Memorial Museum when it opens next year, sparking public outrage from prospective visitors.

10-Year-Old Girl Among Victims of Mass Shooting In Newark

Five people were shot inside a home in Newark, NJ late Thursday night by an unidentified gunman as they mourned the recent passing of a friend.
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Washington School Cancels Classes Due To Good Weather, Urges Kids To Enjoy A 'Sun Day'

When it comes to school closings due to inclement weather conditions it's usually because the weatherman has called for snow, sleet or hail. Usually. A school in Washington turned the tables on its students on Friday, excusing them from classes for the first ever "Sun Day."
21-Year-Old Chelsea Marie Hugget, mother of murdered toddler.

Florida Mother Charged With Brutal Murder of 'Whining' Child

A 21-year-old woman from Citrus County, FL who was arrested for the murder of her 2-year-old daughter will face a judge today in her first court appearance since being taken into custody by police last week.
Hudson River

Small Plane Crashes Into Hudson River, No Survivors Reported

A small twin-engine plane crashed into the Hudson River near Albany, NY on Thursday afternoon. No survivors of the crash have been recovered.
Springs Fire Near Camarillo

Massive California Wildfire Closes Pacific Coast Highway, Forces Evacuations As It Spreads Toward Malibu

A massive brush-fueled wildfire that ignited in the early hours of Thursday morning near Camarillo Springs, CA has spread through nearly 10,000 acres of land in Ventura County and is now threatening to make its way to the upscale city of Malibu.

Federal Judge Rules Illinois Teen Charged With Links to Terrorist Organization Released From Prison

In an unprecedented court decision, a federal judge has ruled that an Illinois man charged with allegedly attempting to support a foreign terrorist group be released from prison as he awaits trial.
Firefighters battling inferno

Four Dead Including Three Children In Early Morning Schenectady Fire

A raging fire broke out in a two-story, two-family home in east New York, killing four people living on the 2nd floor of the home, three of them children ranging in age from 11 months to 7 years.
Missing Pennsylvania Woman Brenda Heist Reappears in Florida After 11 Years

Missing Pennsylvania Woman Brenda Heist Reappears in South Florida After 11 Years

Brenda Heist, a wife and mother of two who disappeared over a decade ago from her home in Lilitz, PA has resurfaced this week, alive and well in south Florida.
Shotgun training

Non-Profit Group to Arm ‘Vulnerable’ Residents in High-Crime Areas With Free Shotguns

A non-profit group based in Houston, TX, dubbed The Armed Citizens Project has announced that it will begin distributing free guns to residents in high-crime areas of Houston in a bid to protect them from intruders and to analyze the relationship between increased firearm availability and crime rates.

Tanaka Accuses Sheriff Baca Of Negligent Leadership

The former undersheriff has come forth with new allegations that accuse Sheriff Paul Baca of having little regard for the prison system he was supposed to run.
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