Bobbi Kristina has died. The search at sea intensifies for a pair of missing teens. And Chrysler is hit with a record-breaking fine.
It’s Monday, and here are five things to know for your new day.
BOBBI KRISTINA BROWN
Dead at 22: Bobbi Kristina Brown, the daughter of Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown, died last night. She had been in a hospital and then a hospice since she was found unresponsive and not breathing in the bathtub of her home back in late January. A criminal investigation was soon launched into how she ended up in the tub. Her family, in a statement released last night, said Brown was “at peace in the arms of God.”
Boat found: The 19-foot boat that two missing teens had been traveling in was discovered Sunday. The vessel was found capsized 67 nautical miles off Florida’s eastern coast. Coast Guard crews have been searching for the teens — Perry Cohen and Austin Stephanos, both 14 — since Friday, when they set off on a fishing trip.
Still rising: So much for that “Trump is losing momentum” meme. Donald Trump, in a new CNN/ORC poll, leads the GOP field with 18% support. And this comes after his controversial remarks about John McCain’s war record. Looks like The Donald’s going to be around for a while. Meanwhile, Mike Huckabee is the latest presidential candidate to play the “let’s say something controversial” game. Huckabee, while blasting the Iran nuclear deal, said yesterday that President Obama was marching Israel to “the door of the oven,” an obvious reference to the Holocaust. No, that didn’t go over well with a lot of people, and no, Huckabee didn’t apologize. In fact, he later highlighted his comment on Twitter.
TRINIDAD PRISON BREAK
It’s over: Christoper “Monster” Selby — one of three prison escapees in Trinidad and Tobago — turned himself in to authorities Sunday. Selby’s surrender comes after the other two escapees were shot dead while on the run. The three men escaped Friday afternoon from a Port of Spain prison. One of them, Allan “Scanny” Martin, was shot dead by police shortly after the escape. A second escapee, Hassan Atwell, was found shot to death early yesterday, but it’s not clear who killed him.
Big fine: Federal safety regulators smacked Chrysler with a record $105 million fine for mishandling 23 recalls. The fine, announced yesterday, comes after the automaker admitted to violating federal safety law. The 23 recalls involve 11 million vehicles. Chrysler has agreed to “submit to rigorous federal oversight” for three years and to hire an independent monitor.