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  • 14-Year-Old Girl Charged In Father’s Death

    OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) — A 14-year-old girl is accused of criminal homicide in the death of her own father. Omaha Police confirm they’ve arrested the teenager. Authorities were called to a house near 41st Street and Bedford Avenue Saturday to check on the well-being of a resident. That’s when they found 48-year old Montrel Williams dead in the home. According to neighbors, the father and daughter moved into the home about three months ago. Demonte Walker lives across the street from […]

  • Family That Took In Florida Shooting Suspect Saw No Warning Signs

    PARKLAND, Fla. (CNN) — The family that took in Florida school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz said they knew he was lonely, depressed and a bit odd but saw no warning signs of a coming massacre. “We had this monster living under our roof and we didn’t know,” Kimberly Snead told the South Florida Sun Sentinel in an interview Saturday (Feb. 17). “We didn’t see this side of him.” The interview with the Sun Sentinel is the first the Snead family has given […]

  • Passenger Plane Crashes In Iran With 66 Aboard

    (CNN) — All 66 people on board a passenger plane that crashed Sunday (Feb. 18) in a mountainous region of southern Iran are presumed dead, the airline said. The Aseman Airlines plane was flying from Tehran to the southwestern city of Yasuj when it disappeared 50 minutes into the flight, according to a post on the airline’s Instagram account. The flight, which departed at 7:55 a.m. local time (11.25 p.m. ET Saturday), crashed in Kohangan village, 120 kilometers (74 miles) […]

  • Earthquake Jolts Southeastern Mexico

    (CNN) — A magnitude 7.5 earthquake struck southeastern Mexico on Friday night, with the epicenter in the state of Oaxaca, the US Geological Survey reported. An earthquake alert was issued in Mexico City and buildings were evacuated there, CNN’s Leyla Santiago said. No reports on injuries or damage were immediately available. Developing story – more to come

  • Washington’s Political Impotence Is On Full Display

    (CNN) — In Washington, political alienation is now so intense that the world’s most powerful nation can’t agree how to keep its next generation safe in school — or fix the system regulating immigration, the human lifeblood which has been America’s foundation. The frozen, acrimonious politics of Capitol Hill and the antagonism of a White House that knows only how to attack were exposed Thursday as Americans tried to process the horror of kids mercilessly killed in yet another school […]

  • FBI Says It Didn’t Act On Tip About Parkland Shooter

    (CNN) — The FBI failed to act on a tip about Nikolas Cruz, the confessed shooter in the Parkland, Florida, school massacre, the bureau said in a statement on Friday. A person close to Cruz contacted the FBI on January 5 to report concerns about him, the FBI said. But the bureau did not appropriately follow established protocols in following up on the tip. “The information was not provided to the Miami Field Office, and no further investigation was conducted at that […]

  • Judge Orders Suspected School Shooter Nikolas Cruz To Be Held Without Bond

    (CNN) — [Breaking news update, published at 2:09 p.m. ET] A Florida magistrate judge ordered that suspected school shooter Nikolas Cruz be held without bond in a brief hearing Thursday. [Original story, published at 2:03 p.m. ET] A day after yet another school shooting left 17 dead at a South Florida high school, more questions emerged Thursday about the suspect’s mental health and possible warning signs he left on social media. The FBI received at least two reports that Nikolas Cruz — the 19-year-old man […]

  • These Are The Victims Of The Florida School Shooting

    (CNN) — A football coach. An athletic director. And young, fresh-faced students. They are among the 17 people killed by a gunman at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, on Wednesday. Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel said Thursday that all families who lost loved ones in the shooting have been notified. He said police will release a full list of the victims later in the day. “Today is a day of healing, today is a day of mourning,” Israel […]

  • Authorities Respond To Shooting At NSA Facility

    (CNN) — Authorities are responding to a shooting in Fort Meade, Maryland, where the National Security Agency is headquartered, the White House said Wednesday. “The President has been briefed on the shooting at Ft. Meade. Our thoughts and prayers are with everyone that has been affected. We will continue to provide updates as they become available,” White House deputy press secretary Lindsay Walters said in a statement. The agency said the incident took place at a vehicle gate. Aerial footage […]

  • Police Answered Immigrant’s Call For Help, Then Gave Him To ICE

    (CNN) — Wilson Rodriguez Macarreno and his family heard an intruder so he called police for help. About an hour later, he was in the custody of US Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Rodriguez’s detention Thursday sent shockwaves through the Seattle suburb of Tukwila and is now garnering national attention from immigration advocates, warning that the way authorities handled the case could make immigrants scared to call police to report crimes. Early Thursday morning, Rodriguez saw someone trespassing on his property […]

  • Portraits Of Obamas Revealed

    Portraits of the Obamas have been revealed and added to the National Portrait Gallery.

  • 3 Hospitalized After Suspicious Substance Mailed To Donald Trump Jr.’s Apartment

    NEW YORK (CNN) — President Donald Trump’s daughter-in-law opened a letter containing an unknown substance that was addressed to the President’s son, Donald Trump Jr., the New York Police Department said. The letter was sent to the couple’s Manhattan apartment and opened around 10 a.m. ET Monday, authorities said. Vanessa Trump did not have an immediate reaction to the substance, which the NYPD said was deemed nonhazardous. The Fire Department of New York said three people were transported to a […]