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Family mourns construction worker killed by 18-wheeler on California freeway

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The 33-year-old man had only recently married his wife when he was struck by a big rig while collecting traffic cones on the busy freeway.
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Alabama man pleads guilty to paying father of 15-year-old boy to have sex with him

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - An Alabama man pleaded guilty in federal court to charges that he paid the father of a 15-year-old boy so he could have sexual contact with the teen.
Billy Edwards, 63, pleaded guilty to charges of commercial sex trafficking, coercion, and enticement of a minor to engage in prostitution and being a convicted felon in possession of firearms, according to WHNT .
The father of the teen, 38-year-old Darwin Moises Amador-Zepeda, is charged with commercial sex trafficking and coercion and enticement of a minor to engage in prostitution.
“The trafficking of any human being...
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Married ballet academy owners accused of sexually abusing 17-year-old

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. - The married owners of a Kentucky ballet academy have been accused of sexually abusing a 17-year-old girl who was a student and employee at the academy, according to WDRB .
Declan McAuley, 54, and Ariadne McAuley, 35, were accused of engaging in sex acts with the victim on at least seven occasions and having sex with each other in the presence of the victim.
The alleged crimes were discovered after the victim was interviewed at a child advocacy center.
Police said they found nude pictures of the victim on Declan McAuley's phone when they confronted him about the alleged...
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Police: 2 arrested after missing 16-year-old girl found 'nude and...

Police: 2 arrested after missing 16-year-old girl found 'nude and incoherent' in apartment

The investigation began when the girl went missing and her family received threatening text messages about the child's whereabouts. Read more ...

Customs discovers $13 million worth of meth hidden in frozen fruit

Customs discovers $13 million worth of meth hidden in frozen fruit

Port director David Gonzalez called intercepting the drug-infested fruit an "outstanding interception." Read more ...

'Lava waterfall' reappears at Yosemite National Park

'Lava waterfall' reappears at Yosemite National Park

Photographers in Yosemite National Park encountered the natural phenomenon known as "firefall" where lava appears to be flowing over a cliff at sunset. Read more ...

Meghan Markle makes surprise visit to NYC for girls' trip, baby shower

Meghan Markle makes surprise visit to NYC for girls' trip, baby shower

The Duchess of Sussex returns to New York City for the first time since her wedding for a few days of rest, shopping and good food with some of her closest friends. Read more ...

Mother sentenced in case of maggot-infested infant found dead in swing

Mother sentenced in case of maggot-infested infant found dead in swing

A defense attorney argued the woman suffered from postpartum depression and self-medicated, but she had no desire to harm her son. Read more ...

Police: Angry father slapped 12-year-old bully who called stepdaughter 'ugly'

Police: Angry father slapped 12-year-old bully who called stepdaughter 'ugly'

"I went up and talked to him and he kept running his mouth. If he was talking to me like that, imagine how he was talking to her," the father asked. Read more ...

Heads up, new parents! Walmart to host 'Baby Savings Day' this weekend

Heads up, new parents! Walmart to host 'Baby Savings Day' this weekend

Attention, new parents! Car seats, sippy cups, pacifiers, diaper bags and more - that's a lot of things to get when you are welcoming a new member to your family. Read more ...

Testimony From Brothers In Jussie Smollett Case Scrapped After ‘Hail Mary'...

Testimony From Brothers In Jussie Smollett Case Scrapped After ‘Hail Mary' Phone Call, Source Says

CBS News has learned that a last-minute phone call may have saved "Empire" star Jussie Smollett from potentially being indicted. Last month, the actor claimed he was the victim... Read more ...

Stretch of I-80 closed in Nebraska after pileup involving 10 tractor-trailers

Stretch of I-80 closed in Nebraska after pileup involving 10 tractor-trailers

Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol said 10 tractor-trailers were involved in a massive crash on Wednesday morning. Read more ...

Ohio woman abducted, killed in Kentucky had complained to police about man

Ohio woman abducted, killed in Kentucky had complained to police about man

Police records show that a woman abducted from an Ohio college campus and later fatally shot in Kentucky had complained to police about her ex-boyfriend abusing her. Read more ...