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150-foot flames shoot from ruptured gas line in Corpus Christi, Texas

150-foot flames shoot from ruptured gas line in Corpus Christi, Texas

Fire and rescue officials converged on the scene of a ruptured gas line in Texas that was shooting 150-foot flames into the air Monday morning, Corpus Christi Deputy Fire Chief Richie Quintero said. While there are no reported injuries or fatalities, traffic is being diverted as officials work to determine whether to extinguish the fire…MORE

Missing Milwaukee woman and two daughters found dead in a garage

Missing Milwaukee woman and two daughters found dead in a garage

A Milwaukee woman and her two daughters, who went missing earlier this month, were found dead in a garage Sunday, authorities said. An Amber Alert was issued Thursday for Amarah Banks, 26, and her daughters Zaniya Ivery, 5, and Camaria Banks, 4, after Banks was reported missing by her family on February 9. All three…MORE

A black college student was handcuffed facedown in the snow and threatened with a gun to his head by law enforcement who had the wrong guy, lawsuit says

A black college student was handcuffed facedown in the snow and threatened with a gun to his head by law enforcement who had the wrong guy, lawsuit says

Jaylan Butler, a black student at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois, filed a lawsuit against several police officers and sheriff’s deputies alleging he was wrongfully detained after being mistaken for a suspect. The lawsuit, filed January 21 in US District Court for the Central District of Illinois, says that Butler was stopped by police…MORE

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