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Lori Vallow, mother of missing children, will be returned to Idaho

Lori Vallow, mother of missing children, will be returned to Idaho

The mother of two children who have been missing for months has decided not to fight extradition from Hawaii to Idaho. Lori Vallow, 46, was arrested last week and faces multiple charges, including two felony counts of desertion and nonsupport of children, according to a criminal complaint filed in an Idaho court. Vallow chose to…MORE

The Church of Scientology released hundreds of balloons at the opening of a California church. Local officials want to make sure it never happens again

The Church of Scientology released hundreds of balloons at the opening of a California church. Local officials want to make sure it never happens again

Officials in California say the Church of Scientology is apologizing after releasing hundreds of balloons during a grand opening of a new church. Saturday’s release of the helium balloons angered Ventura city officials, who fear they will damage the environment in and around their community some 68 miles northwest of Los Angeles. Remnants of the…MORE

Clive Cussler, prolific author and sea explorer, dead at 88

Clive Cussler, prolific author and sea explorer, dead at 88

Clive Cussler, the bestselling author and sea explorer, died on Monday, his family announced in a Facebook post. He was 88. In the Facebook post, wife Janet Horvath said it had been a privilege to be with the author over the years. “I want to thank you, his fans and friends for all the support,…MORE

A hospital organized a wedding for a terminally ill patient

A hospital organized a wedding for a terminally ill patient

A hospital in Delaware helped organize a wedding for one of its terminally ill patients and his fiancée. Doctors in August had found a small lump on Gus Jiménez’s lung, his wife told CNN affiliate WABC this week. He was diagnosed with NUT carcinoma, a rare and fast-growing cancer that cannot be cured, according to…MORE

Five killed in shooting at Molson Coors complex in Milwaukee; gunman also dead

Five killed in shooting at Molson Coors complex in Milwaukee; gunman also dead

Five employees were killed Wednesday when a gunman opened fire at the Molson Coors complex in Milwaukee, police said. The suspected shooter, a 51-year-old man from Milwaukee, died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, police Chief Alfonso Morales told reporters. “It’s a horrible, horrible day for the employees here,” Mayor Tom Barrett told reporters. “It’s a…MORE

A Texas demolition company accidentally tore down the wrong house

A Texas demolition company accidentally tore down the wrong house

A demolition company was hired to tear down a house last week in Dallas, Texas, but it mistakenly tore down a different home on the same street, according to CNN affiliate KTVT. Jeremy Wenninger inherited the 97-year-old house in a historic neighborhood when his friend, Mary Ann, died several years ago, according to KTVT. “I…MORE