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  • Utah state trooper pulled a man from his car seconds before it was hit by a train

    With only seconds to go before a train barreled through, a Utah state trooper pulled an unconscious driver from his car after it got stuck on the tracks. Trooper Ruben Correa, who has been with the Utah Highway Patrol for two years, was responding to a routine traffic stop when he got a call from dispatch about a car on train tracks not far from him, according to Sgt. Nick Street, the spokesman for the Utah Highway Patrol. The driver […]

  • Man arrested after 8-year-old escapes home wearing straitjacket, locks

    SHAWANO COUNTY, Wis. – Prosecutors charged a Wisconsin man with tying up a child in a basement for days and abusing him. Nathan Pogrant, who has a history of crimes against children and is listed on the sex offender registry, is facing 12 counts in the 18 page complaint, according to WISN. Passersby spotted the boy walking on Highway 45 near County Road O on October 5. The boy, who prosecutors said had just escaped the horrible conditions, told them “Nathan” put […]

  • Drone finds missing 6-year-old boy in cornfield using thermal imaging

    BECKER, Minn. — A 6-year-old boy is safe Wednesday morning thanks to a massive search effort overnight that ended after a drone with a thermal camera spotted the child his dog in a cornfield north of the Twin Cities, according to a report from WCCO. The Sherburne County Sheriff’s Office says Ethan Haus was found around 2 a.m. in a field not far from his home in Palmer Township, which is just north of Becker. The 6-year-old had disappeared late Tuesday […]

  • ProPublica: Trump Organization fudged revenue and occupancy figures on buildings to reduce tax bill for financial gain

    President Donald Trump’s real estate business reported different financial figures for two of his Manhattan properties to lenders than to New York tax authorities, according to documents obtained by ProPublica. The different sets of numbers on expenses, profits and occupancy figures resulted in the two buildings appearing more lucrative to lenders and less so to city officials assessing property taxes, ProPublica found in an investigation published Wednesday. ProPublica obtained the property tax documents through the state of New York’s Freedom […]

  • Trump meeting was ‘a stunt,’ says bereaved parents’ spokesman

    The grieving parents of a British teenager say they are “extremely angry” and feel they have been “taken advantage of” after a highly choreographed White House encounter with US President Donald Trump — where he presented them with an unexpected offer to meet the woman involved in the crash that killed their son. The family says that Trump surprised them with the “bombshell” news that Anne Sacoolas, the wife of a US diplomat stationed in the UK, was in an […]

  • An incredibly rare yellow cardinal has been spotted in Florida. An expert says it’s ‘one in a million’

    An extremely rare yellow northern cardinal was spotted in Port St. Lucie, Florida, exciting bird enthusiasts and drawing in anyone who can appreciate a good bird photo. While there is no precise number for how many yellow cardinals are spotted a year, Geoff Hill, a professor and a self-described “curator of birds” at Auburn University, estimates the chances of seeing a yellow cardinal are “one in a million.” Tracy Workman, an art teacher and photographer, spotted the little bird in […]

  • Federal investigation of Rudy Giuliani includes counterintelligence probe

    For months, investigators looking into Rudy Giuliani’s business dealings in Ukraine have dug into everything from possible financial entanglements with alleged corrupt Ukrainian figures to counterintelligence concerns raised by some of those business ties, according to people briefed on the matter. The counterintelligence part of the investigation indicates that FBI and criminal prosecutors in Manhattan are looking at a broader set of issues related to Giuliani, President Donald Trump’s personal attorney, than has been previously reported. Kenneth McCallion, a New […]

  • New vaping study links e-liquids to some lung inflammation

    A new study suggests that vaping e-liquids, specifically propylene glycol and glycerin, may lead to some inflammation in the lungs — but more research is needed to determine just how much inflammation may occur over a prolonged period of time. The study, published in the journal Cancer Prevention Research on Wednesday, found that in people who had never smoked, after using e-cigarettes just twice daily for a month, levels of propylene glycol in their system was linked with changes in inflammatory cell […]

  • Astronomers get the best look at interstellar comet that fits right in with our solar system

    It’s only the second observed “interloper” to cross into our solar system, but interstellar comet 21/Borisov looks incredibly similar to our own comets based on new observations by astronomers. They’re also learning new details about the comet, like the fact that it has a reddish hue, according to a new study. The Hubble Space Telescope also captured the best view yet of the comet on October 12. And after detecting the first interstellar object, or object that originated outside of our solar […]

  • Half a million students would lose free school lunches under food stamp rule changes, USDA says

    The Trump administration has acknowledged that its proposed changes to the food stamp program could leave nearly 500,000 children without access to free school lunches. The US Department of Agriculture released an analysis late Tuesday afternoon that showed the agency’s proposed rule would mean nearly 1 million children would no longer be directly certified for free school meals based on their participation in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, the formal name for food stamps. About half of those children would […]

  • A 14-year-old student was tackled by classmates after bringing a gun to school

    A California high school was put on lockdown Tuesday after a student brought a gun to school, police said. The La Habra High School student was tackled to the ground by other students after he brought an unloaded handgun into the building, CNN affiliate KCAL reported. Students said the boy was showing off the gun in class. The incident took place during a metal shop class around 9:35 a.m., according to the news station. The 14-year-old boy pointed it at […]

  • The number of NYPD officer suicides this year rises to 10

    An off-duty New York Police Department sergeant has died by suicide, becoming the 10th NYPD member to do so this year, an NYPD representative said Wednesday. The sergeant, found in his residence, died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, the representative said. No other details about the sergeant were released. Of the 10 NYPD officer suicides in 2019, eight have happened since June. The cluster rattled the department, with leaders trying to come up with a way to tell the rank […]

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