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  • ICE Raids Targeting Thousands Of Undocumented Migrants Will Reportedly Begin This Weekend

    A nationwide operation targeting thousands of undocumented migrant families will reportedly begin on Sunday. The New York Times says raids are expected to take place in at least 10 major cities, and will be conducted by Immigration and Customs Enforcement. ICE is reportedly targeting about 2,000 migrants who are here illegally and were ordered deported. The agency has said that while its focus is on arresting people with criminal histories, any immigrant found in violation of U.S. laws would be […]

  • Utilities explosion damages dorm at University of Nevada, Reno

    (CBS) –A utilities explosion caused the partial collapse of a dormitory at the University of Nevada, Reno. Windows were blown out, the building was evacuated and there was about 2 feet of water in the basement. Eight people were injured. Six were treated on scene and two were transported to a nearby hospital, said Steve Leighton of the Reno Fire Department. All were released by 5 p.m. PT, said Reno spokesman Jon Humbert. The building suffered “severe damage,” Humbert said. […]

  • Southern California Facing Aftershocks After Powerful Earthquakes

    Ridgecrest, CA (CBS) — Southern California is bracing for more aftershocks after another powerful earthquake rocked the region, causing the most damage in the city of Ridgecrest. The magnitude 7.1 quake was felt from Los Angeles and all the way to Nevada. It caused injuries, sparked fires and closed roadways. The latest earthquake happened just after 8 p.m. local time and was centered in the Mojave Desert near the town of Ridgecrest, which is still recovering from a 6.4 quake on the Fourth of […]

  • NYPD Officers Pay for Groceries of Woman Accused of Shoplifting

    New York City, NY (CBS) — Three New York City police officers were working on the Fourth of July when they decided to stop by a Manhattan Whole Foods supermarket. Security guards told the cops a woman was shoplifting groceries — and officers are now getting massive praise for their generous response. The cops — now identified as Lt. Louis Sojo and Officers Esnaidy Cuevas and Michael Rivera — were on the way to grab a snack and cold drink […]

  • 16 dog food brands may cause heart disease in pets, FDA warns

    (CBS) –The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has identified more than a dozen brands of pet food it says are most frequently connected to a spike in reported cases of heart disease in dogs. The FDA is continuing to investigate more than 500 reports of dilated cardiomyopathy, or DCM, in dogs eating certain types of pet food. A form of canine heart disease, DCM can cause congestive heart failure in dogs. “We know it can be devastating to suddenly learn […]

  • 2-year-old boy dies, 3 others sickened by E. coli at San Diego County Fair

    (CBS) — A 2-year-old boy has died and three others were sickened after contraction the E. coli bacteria at the San Diego County Fair, local health officials said. The exact source of the bacteria is still under investigation, but all four reported having contact with animals at the fair. A Friday night release from the San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency announced four confirmed cases linked to animal contact. While three cases didn’t result in hospitalization, a 2-year-old […]

  • Jackie Kennedy’s Martha’s Vineyard Estate Up for Sale

    (CBS) — The Martha’s Vineyard estate that once belonged to Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis is now on the market for a cool $65 million. The late First Lady of the United States bought the oceanfront property, known as “Red Gate Farm,” in 1979 for roughly $1 million, according to the Vineyard Gazette. Forty years later, her daughter, Caroline Kennedy, is selling the 340-acre sanctuary with a listing price of $65 million. “Now that our children are grown, it is time for them […]

  • President Trump Proposes Meeting with North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un

    (CBS) — President Trump on Saturday tweeted an invitation to North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un to come to the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) with South Korean leader Moon Jae-in. “While there, if Chairman Kim of North Korea sees this, I would meet him at the Border/DMZ just to shake his hand and say Hello(?)!” Mr. Trump tweeted. Later, Mr. Trump told reporters that “I put out a feeler because I don’t know where he is right now, he may not even […]

  • 11-Year-Old Expands Her Charity Granting Wishes To Nursing Home Residents In Harrison

    HARRISON, Ark. (CBS) — At a nursing home in northwest, Arkansas, CBS News found a gem named Ruby. As we first reported in March, 11-year-old Ruby Chitsey likes to go to work with her mom. Amanda is a nurse who travels to several nursing homes in the area. It was on one of those visits, that Ruby started going up to residents with her notepad, asking “if you could have any three things, what would they be?” Ruby says she was […]

  • University Of Utah Student Still Missing One Week After Taking Lyft From Salt Lake City Airport

    Family and friends of a missing University of Utah student are pleading for information about her mysterious disappearance, shortly after taking a Lyft ride. Mackenzie Lueck was last seen one week ago. Last Monday, Lueck’s family says she landed at Salt Lake City International Airport after attending her grandmother’s funeral in California. She took a Lyft from the airport to an address in north Salt Lake. Her family and friends say the 23-year-old hasn’t been seen or heard from since, […]

  • Nine Dead in Hawaii Plane Crash

    OAHU, HI (CBS) — A small, twin-engine plane used for skydiving crashed in the Hawaiian island of Oahu on Friday, killing all nine people aboard, authorities said. Names of the victims weren’t immediately released. The King Air plane burst into flames upon hitting the ground near the Dillingham Airfield around 6:30 p.m. local time. The airfield will remain closed until further notice, officials said. There were six employees and three customers on the flight, said Tim Sakahara of Hawaii’s Department […]

  • Inside The Nationwide Crime Lab Backlog, Including At The Arkansas Crime Lab

    On New Year’s Eve in 2016, Dasha Fincher was on her way to a pawn shop in Macon, Georgia with her boyfriend. She said she wasn’t nervous when she got pulled over by a police officer, “because we weren’t doing anything wrong.” Dashcam video showed that the pair was calm and cooperative – but things changed when the officer found a bag in the backseat. It was a bag of cotton candy, which Fincher said was left in the car […]

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