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Caught on camera: Mom found with heroin after dozing off in drive-thru with toddler

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Investigators said they found a glass pipe with residue and a straw with white powder residue touching her 2-year-old daughter's pacifier.
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Mom charged with murder in 2016 death of 4-year-old

Mom charged with murder in 2016 death of 4-year-old

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The mother of a four-year-old boy found dead and burned in an Englewood basement nearly two years ago has been charged with murder. The first-degree murder charged filed this week against Alyssa Garcia, 29, adds to prior charges including concealment of death filed in August 2016, when Manuel “Manny”...
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N.L. confronts its archaic coat of arms depicting ‘noble savage'

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Another archaic symbol of Canada's colonial past is under the microscope.
The Newfoundland and Labrador government confirmed this week it plans to redesign the province's 400-year-old coat of arms, which depicts two Indigenous warriors holding a red shield.
At first glance, the stoic Beothuk figures seem innocent enough. But the official description of the pair, written in 1637, calls them “savages,” a term that has prompted the province's Indigenous Peoples Commission to call for changes in the name of reconciliation.
“It's not really appropriate,” says commission president Stephen...
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2 charged with murder in 2017 Humboldt Park shooting

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Two men have now been charged with murder over the July 2017 shooting death of a 29-year-old man in the West Side's Humboldt Park neighborhood. Javon Almond, 20, and Ronnie Burnett, 23, have each been charged with first-degree murder in the killing of Derrick Murray. About 12:20 p.m. July 17, Murray...
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Young Americans are waking up to their grim financial future

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Lately I've been losing track of how old everyone is. Friends, co-workers and family members are resisting middle age with vigorous exercise, careful diets and regular doctor visits. Even when 50-year-olds look like they're 50, they often dress or party as if they're still in their 20s. Our capacity...
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Dog shot 3 times in the face survives - now ‘Hope' has a new home

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FORT SMITH, Ark. - A 4-year-old mixed-breed dog named Hope was found tied to a tree in Arkansas in late March, bleeding from three bullet wounds.
"We found that she was shot three times in the face, so she had to get some emergency vet care," said Amber Neal, Hope Humane Society director.
Hope was taken to the Hope Humane Society in Fort Smith where Neal took her in while she healed. Scars on her face remain where the bullets entered. Hope will have to receive check-ups and possible work on her jaw and teeth in the future, but her health is back to normal.
"She's one amazing dog and she...
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Detained in Seattle, mom fears for son held in Kingston center

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SEATTLE - The call came at mealtime - an anonymous threat demanding $5,000 or her son's life.
So Blanca Orantes-Lopez, her 8-year-old boy and his father packed up and left the Pacific surfing town of Puerto La Libertad in El Salvador and headed for the United States.
Two months later, she sits in a federal prison south of Seattle. The boy, Abel Alexander, is in custody at a children's home across the country in Kingston. She has no idea when she might see him again.
"I still haven't been able to talk to him," Orantes told The Associated Press in Spanish as she wept through a telephone...
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911 calls reveal neighbors reviving 5-year-old boy shocked in Richmond pond

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Never heard before 911 calls reveal frantic neighbors trying to revive boy who was shocked in a Fort Bend County pond.
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The 11-year-old girl divorcing her 38-year-old husband

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Khartoum, Sudan - Amal is 11 years old and seeking a divorce.
The young Sudanese girl was in elementary school when a 38-year-old man asked for her hand in marriage.
Her father accepted the proposal, and Amal was immediately wed.
In Sudan, child marriage has been woven into the fabric of the country's culture, driven by tradition and poverty. More than a third of girls there are married before their 18th birthday, according to a 2017 UNICEF report , and 12 percent are wed before they reach 15. Under the country's 1991 Personal Status Law of Muslims, children can marry when they...
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Trump calls out Brett Kavanaugh's accuser on Twitter

Trump calls out Brett Kavanaugh's accuser on Twitter

President Donald Trump challenged the woman accusing his Supreme Court nominee of sexual assault by name Friday, saying that if the alleged attack was that “bad,” then she... Read more ...

Donald Trump Questions Brett Kavanaugh's Accuser

Donald Trump Questions Brett Kavanaugh's Accuser

President Donald Trump deviated from his previously measured comments about the woman who has accused his Supreme Court pick Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault when he... Read more ...

Police: Passenger 'headbutted' flight attendant who refused to serve him...

Police: Passenger 'headbutted' flight attendant who refused to serve him more alcohol

A Delta Airlines flight made an emergency landing early Friday morning after a passenger attacked a flight attendant, according to police. Read more ...

Police: 5 people, including 3 infants, stabbed at New York day care

Police: 5 people, including 3 infants, stabbed at New York day care

One of the infants is reportedly in serious condition. Read more ...

​Iowa unemployment rate now 2nd lowest in US​

​Iowa unemployment rate now 2nd lowest in US​

Iowa's unemployment rate dropped slightly to 2.5 percent in August, giving the state the second-lowest rate in the country. Read more ...

Police: Man arrested, charged with sexually abusing victim for 8 years

Police: Man arrested, charged with sexually abusing victim for 8 years

Victim said abuse started at age 10, continued till age 18, police say Read more ...

3 Babies, 2 Adults Stabbed At Queens Day Care

3 Babies, 2 Adults Stabbed At Queens Day Care

Officers who arrived at the house in New York City found multiple people with stab wounds, including three infants ranging from three days to one month old. Read more ...

Won, won and won! Browns beat Jets for first win since 2016

Won, won and won! Browns beat Jets for first win since 2016

It's been 635 days since the Browns last won a regular season game Read more ...

​Police: Man stabs tow truck driver 5 times after mom hit, killed while...

​Police: Man stabs tow truck driver 5 times after mom hit, killed while crossing road

Witnesses say the man shouted “You killed my mom!” after the accident while the driver said “I didn't see her!” Read more ...

Red Sox clinch AL East with 11-6 win over Yankees

Red Sox clinch AL East with 11-6 win over Yankees

This is Boston's third consecutive AL East title. Read more ...