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Florida inmates use their criminal skills to rescue a baby locked in an SUV

Florida inmates use their criminal skills to rescue a baby locked in an SUV

An inmate in southern Florida used his criminal skills for a good cause. He and a group of four other low-level offenders in Pasco County, near Tampa, broke into an SUV on Thursday to rescue a 1-year-old girl who was accidentally locked in, according to CNN affiliate KABC-TV. The mother of the child, Shadow Lantry,…MORE

Parents of Kelsey Berreth believe she was killed in a custody dispute

Parents of Kelsey Berreth believe she was killed in a custody dispute

It’s been almost three months since Kelsey Berreth’s toddler has seen her mom. Three months since anyone has seen the Colorado mother alive. During that time, authorities charged Berreth’s fiancé, Patrick Frazee, with murder — even though the body has not been found. Now, Berreth’s parents have updated a wrongful death lawsuit against Frazee, saying…MORE

Aurora gunman opened fire on his coworkers as soon as he lost his job

Aurora gunman opened fire on his coworkers as soon as he lost his job

Illinois gunman Gary Martin brought a pistol to his termination meeting at the sprawling Henry Pratt Co. in Aurora. When he found out he’d been fired Friday, he started killing the people in the room, authorities said. After fatally shooting several people in the room at the manufacturing business he’d worked for 15 years, he…MORE

Authorities catch 2 men who escaped from Mississippi jail

Authorities catch 2 men who escaped from Mississippi jail

Two men who escaped from a jail in Mississippi have been taken into custody, authorities said Saturday. The inmates, Carlos Sibley, 26, and Donaven Harris, 29, were captured in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, according to the Hattiesburg Police Department. The two escaped from the Forrest County Jail on Friday night, police said Sibley recently pleaded guilty to…MORE

Acting US defense secretary will review programs to cut for wall funding

Acting US defense secretary will review programs to cut for wall funding

Acting US Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said, beginning Sunday, he will start studying which projects military money may come from to shift funds toward a border wall following President Donald Trump’s national emergency declaration. Trump on Friday declared a national emergency to secure federal funds to build a wall on the southern border, bypassing Congress…MORE

Lee Radziwill, princess, fashion icon and Jackie Kennedy’s sister, dies

Lee Radziwill, princess, fashion icon and Jackie Kennedy’s sister, dies

Lee Radziwill, younger sister of former first lady Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and a former princess, died peacefully Friday night in her New York home, her family said in a statement to CNN. She was 85. “The family appreciates the outpouring of sympathy and support received, and would request that the privacy of Lee’s family and…MORE

Illinois shooting rampage highlights scourge of workplace gun violence

Illinois shooting rampage highlights scourge of workplace gun violence

Gary Martin opened fire with a Smith & Wesson on the day he was fired from the Henry Pratt Co. in Aurora, Illinois, killing five workers and wounding five police officers. The victims included a human resources manager, a human resources intern and a plant manager at the valve manufacturing company where the gunman worked…MORE