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Alisa Bierria, a member of the Free Marissa Now Mobilization Campaign and a member of INCITE! and Hyejin Shim, an organizer with the Stand with Nan-Hui Campaign and a member of Korean American Coalition to End Domestic Abuse (KACEDA) came together with Mimi Kim and Emi Kane of INCITE! to reflect on the common...
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1 Dead, 10 Injured as Church Van Crashes Into Train in Ohio
A van carrying vacation Bible school students crashed through a crossing gate into the side of a freight train at a southwest Ohio rail crossing, killing an adult passenger and injuring nine children and the driver, authorities said Wednesday. The Ohio ...
Woman dies, 9 kids injured as van crashes into train in Ohio
Authorities: 1 Woman Dead, 9 Kids Hurt After Van Hits Train
Passenger killed, 10 injured in van-train crash in Middletown
Alaska Coast Guard Officer Found Guilty of Stalking, Perjury
A Coast Guard petty officer acquitted of state child sex abuse charges in 2013 has been convicted of perjury and stalking after a court martial in Kodiak. Petty Officer 2nd Class John Blackman, previously of Soldotna, was found guilty of violating two ...
6 Days Missing: Search Area for Missing Teens Boaters Grows
Man climbs into cougar cage at Ohio zoo, faces charges
GAHANNA, Ohio - An Ohio man is being charged with criminal trespassing after jumping into a cougar enclosure at an Ohio zoo on Monday, reports CBS Cleveland. Joshua Newell was arrested after filming himself jumping into the enclosure, petting the ...
Man says he petted zoo cougars after calling 'Here, kitty'
Local Man Charged With Petting Cougars at Columbus Zoo
'Very Bad Decision': Video Shows Man Jump Fence to Pet Cougars at Zoo
8 Children Injured, 2 Critically, When Tree Crashes Down Outside California Museum
A large tree that fell outside a summer day camp in Southern California that injured eight children, including two of them critically. The 70-foot-tall, 75-year-old pine fell without warning about 5 p.m. Tuesday outside the Kidspace Children's Museum ...
Arborist To Determine What Caused Pine Tree To Uproot In Pasadena
8 Children Hurt by Falling Tree in California: 'I Tried to Save as Many as I ...
Authorities seek cause of tree fall that injured 8 children
Boy who reads junk mail receives thousands of books thanks to mailman's ...
SANDY, Utah — Matthew Flores actually likes reading junk mail — not that the 12-year-old Utah boy has to anymore. Letter carrier Ron Lynch was delivering mail to Matthew's apartment complex in Sandy last week when he found him reading trashed ...
Postman succeeds in mission to help boy who couldn't afford books
12-year-old boy reads junk mail, mailman helps him get books through Facebook
Reading material request goes viral; boy is flooded with hundreds of books
New York Times
New TSA chief aims to tighten US airline screening: NYT
The Daily Star
In this Jan. 4, 2010 file photo, TSA officer Robert Howard signals an airline passenger forward at a security check-point at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in SeaTac, Wash. Flight attendants, pilots, federal air marshals and even insurance ...
Minnesota TSA official: PreCheck status handed out "like candy"
After Lapses, TSA Will Target Screening in Overhaul
Overhaul planned after TSA agents fail 95 percent of security tests
Ohio murder suspect in country illegally; ordered not to be detained in ...
This booking photo released Tuesday, July 28, 2015, by the Lake County Sheriff's Department shows Juan Emmanuel Razo, 35, arrested after a shootout with deputies in Painesville Township, Ohio. (Lake County Sheriff's Department via AP). CLEVELAND ...
Angry judge rails against immigration system as alien faces rape, murder ...
Ohio authorities say Border Protection didn't want man now suspected in
Sheriff: Woman killed by suspect in shooting, rape attempt
Maine land giveaway essay contest ends amid lack of entries
Uniontown Herald Standard
WHITEFIELD, Maine (AP) — A Maine woman holding an essay contest to give away 47 acres of woodlands has abandoned the effort because she didn't get enough entries. Martha Manchester of Edgecomb has owned the land in Whitefield since 1994.
Officials Release Hours of New Sandra Bland Jail Footage
Officials in Texas released hours of new video footage of Sandra Bland in jail Tuesday in what they described as an attempt to quell conspiracy theories about her death. Speculation about her death has led to attacks and threats directed at government ...
Texas authorities hope Sandra Bland booking video will quell rumors
VIDEO: Sandra Bland inside Waller County Jail
Texas Authorities Release More Jailhouse Video Relating To Sandra Bland Case
Agents, Medicare fraud
In this May 2, 2012, file photo, Federal agents with the Office of Inspector General load computers seized from Willsand Home Health Agency, Inc. into a van in Miami. In this May 2, 2012, file photo, Federal agents with the Office of Inspector General ...
By nearly any measure, sunny South Florida is tops in fraud
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