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Fire rips through Overland Park apartment complex, homes

Fire rips through Overland Park apartment complex, homes In all, 22 houses were damaged, some significantly so, and 100 firefighters were called to fight the flames until late Monday afternoon, when the fire came under control. "It was unprecedented in our area", Rhodes said. The Overland Park Fire Department has provided video of Wednesday morning's fire. Support and lodging: Go to the Christ Lutheran Church near 119th and Indian Creek Parkway. [Full Article...]

Sacramento police identify suspect in quadruple homicide

Sacramento police identify suspect in quadruple homicide Authorities performed the check after receiving a call from a family member in the Bay Area who believed there were suspicious circumstances at the house. "We developed information that led us to a potential suspect that was now in San Francisco at that time. but we're pretty confident that this was not a random act and we believe that the suspect is known to the victims", says Heinlein. [Full Article...]

Meals on Wheels helps seniors in need in North County

Meals on Wheels helps seniors in need in North County Service eligible recipient are not charged for meals, but those coming to the senior centers are encouraged to contribute whatever they can. Each route, on average, can have between eight and 20 stops. "They fill gaps that we sometimes don't think about for isolated people". A 2013 study in Health Services Research concluded that programs like Meals on Wheels allow more seniors to live at home, ... [Full Article...]

Four killed in Wisconsin shootings

Four killed in Wisconsin shootings When officers arrived on the scene they discovered two gunshot victims. The first shooting occurred around 1:00 p.m., when someone reported shots being fired at Marathon Savings Bank in Rothschild. "I know what a gun sounds like, and thought 'This isn't good, '" Hanson said. Hanson said she stayed in her apartment until about 4:45 p.m. when she heard a volley of about 10 shots and began to "frea... [Full Article...]

State Police identify suspect in shooting death of EBR deputy

State Police identify suspect in shooting death of EBR deputy The suspect was also taken to a local hospital for treatment. Documents from the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison show that Wiley was remotely charged with rape and tattooing/body piercing of minors. ©2017 The Advocate , Baton Rouge , La. Anderson (right) was a decorated officer who served almost 18 years in several divisions within the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office. [Full Article...]

New details in possible teen abduction case in Tennessee

New details in possible teen abduction case in Tennessee The Tennessee Bureau of Investigations has said that Tad Cummins, a teacher at a rural high school in Maury County, possibly planned to abduct Elizabeth Thomas, and the two have been missing since March 13. As the search for Elizabeth Thomas enters its second week, her brother said something his sister said the morning before she disappeared makes him believe she was taken against her will. [Full Article...]

Tennessee Amber Alert: New photos of ex-teacher released

Tennessee Amber Alert: New photos of ex-teacher released One way Cummins may have done this is by telling the girl elaborate stories about himself, according to Elizabeth's father, who told ABC News that he bragged about being a millionaire and a Central Intelligence Agency operative that traveled on secret missions. [Full Article...]

New photos released of man wanted in Elizabeth Thomas Amber Alert case

New photos released of man wanted in Elizabeth Thomas Amber Alert case It has been nearly a week since the Amber Alert was issued for 15-year-old Mary Catherine Elizabeth Thomas and Tad Cummins . Cummins is charged with sexual contact with a minor and aggravated kidnapping. The latter claim stems from an alleged sexual interaction between him and Thomas in January on school property. At last night's candlelight vigil, family members spoke about how much they... [Full Article...]

Travis County recently released more than 140 undocumented inmates wanted by feds

Travis County recently released more than 140 undocumented inmates wanted by feds According to a Tribune analysis of detainer data, Travis county declined 72 requests between January 2014 and September 2015. The Travis County Sheriff's decision to deny ICE detainer requests and release back into our communities criminals charged with heinous crimes - including sexual offenses against children, domestic violence and kidnapping - is risky and should be criminal in itself. [Full Article...]

Tom Brady's stolen Super Bowl jersey recovered

Tom Brady's stolen Super Bowl jersey recovered But law enforcement found the jersey - estimated to be worth as much as $500,000 - in Mexico Monday in the possession of a member of the worldwide media. Immediately afterward, his game-winning jersey was stolen from the Patriots' locker room in Houston. "We're highly confident that these are the jerseys", Acevedo said. [Full Article...]

Who was David Rockefeller?

Who was David Rockefeller? According to global media reports, his spokesman said that he died peacefully in his sleep at his home in Pocantio Hills, New York. During his time as head of Chase from 1969 to 1981, Rockefeller forged such a network of close relationships with governments and multinational corporations that observers said the bank had its own foreign policy. [Full Article...]

Oklahoma State Senator Found With Young Boy, May Face Prostitution Charges

Oklahoma State Senator Found With Young Boy, May Face Prostitution Charges Shortey turned himself in at the Cleveland County Jail after being charged with engaging in child prostitution, engaging in prostitution within 1,000 feet of a church and transporting minor for prostitution/lewdness. While Shortey has not been arrested, he was suspended by the state Wednesday for disorderly behavior and has been stripped of practically all of his political privileges. [Full Article...]

Local US attorney one of 46 asked to leave

At one point, President Donald Trump's nominee for deputy attorney general, Rod Rosenstein, asked if anyone had anything else to offer and an exchange took place about whether Native American areas would be included in the new violent crime initiatives. [Full Article...]

Trump lays wreath at the tomb of Andrew Jackson

Trump lays wreath at the tomb of Andrew Jackson The recently sworn-in commander-in-chief chose to visit the so-called Music City Wednesday in honor of the 250th anniversary of former President Andrew Jackson's birth, according to the Washington Post . "Trump's penthouse populism is a sham; Jackson's was the real thing". "Not a day goes by without at least one or more articles about Jackson that pop up in Google alerts". [Full Article...]

6 reactions to Seema Verma Senate confirmation

6 reactions to Seema Verma Senate confirmation Vice President Mike Pence in Washington , U.S., March 14, 2017. Verma is the second Indian-origin person to be confirmed for a post under Donald Trump, the first being US' ambassador to the United Nations and a former SC governor, Nikki Haley. [Full Article...]

10 inches of snow possible as lake-effect system moves in

10 inches of snow possible as lake-effect system moves in The Lake-effect Snow Warning in Porter and LaPorte Counties calling for an additional 6 to possibly 12-inches of snow will run from this evening until 9AM CDT Wednesday morning. Allow extra commute time this morning, and drive with extreme caution. Travel is strongly discouraged. In the months of January and February, not an inch of snow accumulation was recorded in Chicago - a first in record... [Full Article...]

Thousands Of Flights Already Canceled Due To East Coast Storm

Why do you need to know? Customers with cancelled flights can also opt for a full refund. Almost 2,200 flights nationwide had been canceled since Sunday, according to an 8:30 a.m. The other major airlines are likely to follow suit. New flights must be booked for travel on or before March 17. According to the airport's website , three scheduled arrivals from Chicago on Monday were canceled ... [Full Article...]

Deadly listeria outbreak linked to raw milk cheese

Deadly listeria outbreak linked to raw milk cheese These cheese were sold in eight stores in Massachusetts, New Jersey, and NY. Due to the risk, Vulto recalled several of its wash-rind raw milk cheeses Tuesday, according to an FDA announcement. In response, Whole Foods also expanded the recall to include Vulto products sold at 8 stores in Massachusetts, New Jersey, and NY. However, when the raw cheeses are soft - as in the case of the Vulto Crea... [Full Article...]

Police close German shopping centre over potential terror threat

Police close German shopping centre over potential terror threat German police said Sunday that they had detained a male suspect in his 20s after an attack threat against a night club in Offenburg appeared online. He said police had been tipped off late on Friday by other security agencies. About 100 police officers have cordoned off the city centre mall and a subway station in the West German city of Essen and ordered it remain closed through the day. [Full Article...]

Egypt's prosecutor agrees to release former President Mubarak

Egypt's prosecutor agrees to release former President Mubarak Mubarak's lawyer, Farid al-Deeb, said that former president would be allowed to return home to Heliopolis "when the doctors decide he is able to do so". Both his sons have also been also freed. Mubarak's elected Islamist successor, Mohamed Morsi, served for only a year before the military toppled and detained him in 2013, before launching a deadly crackdown on those who backed him. [Full Article...]


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