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Arkansas sheriff’s deputy killed during domestic welfare call

Arkansas sheriff’s deputy killed during domestic welfare call

A sheriff’s deputy was killed Thursday while responding to a domestic welfare call, Arkansas State Police said. Stone County Sheriff’s Office Sgt. Mike Stephen, 56, responded to the call in Leslie, north of Little Rock, just after 8:30 a.m. local time, Arkansas State Police spokesman Bill Sadler said at a news conference. Stephen was killed…MORE

A father’s plea to a killer: Tell us where our daughter’s remains are

A father’s plea to a killer: Tell us where our daughter’s remains are

At a courthouse thousands of miles from his home in China, a father pleaded with a killer to tell him where his daughter’s body was last placed. Brendt Christensen, 30, was sentenced Thursday to life in prison for the kidnapping and killing two years ago of 26-year-old Yingying Zhang. Her remains were never found. “Now…MORE

Rapper YG’s home searched in connection with murder investigation

Rapper YG’s home searched in connection with murder investigation

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputies are searching the Hollywood Hills home of rapper YG in connection with a deputy-involved shooting that caused a bystander’s death, authorities said Thursday. YG, whose name is Keenon Jackson, was not at the home when the warrant was executed but several people were detained, the sheriff’s office said. One person,…MORE

The 200th firefighter just died from a World Trade Center-related illness

The 200th firefighter just died from a World Trade Center-related illness

New York officials say 200 firefighters have now lost their lives from illnesses stemming from their time working at the World Trade Center after the terror attacks on September 11, 2001. Richard Driscoll, who was the 200th firefighter to succumb to an illness related to the World Trade Center, served the New York City Fire…MORE

Mother and daughter charged with 2nd count of murder after baby cut from womb dies

Mother and daughter charged with 2nd count of murder after baby cut from womb dies

A mother and daughter accused of murdering a pregnant woman and cutting her baby from her womb were charged Thursday with murder in connection with the baby’s death. Clarisa Figueroa, 46, and Desiree Figueroa, 24, were charged with the murder of “Baby Ochoa” Yovanny Lopez, said Tandra Simonton, a spokeswoman for the Cook County, Illinois,…MORE

Meet the guy behind the ‘Area 51’ page. He’s terrified of what he’s created

Meet the guy behind the ‘Area 51’ page. He’s terrified of what he’s created

It’s all fun and games until you accidentally incite a giant mob to raid a top-secret military base. The internet has been buzzing with excitement about a Facebook event entitled, “Storm Area 51, They Can’t Stop All of Us,” with 1.6 million people having clicked “Going” and another 1.2 million have indicating they’re “Interested” on…MORE

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