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Arizona congressional aide found dead after being reported missing in Death Valley

An Arizona congressional aide was found dead in a remote area of Death Valley, just days after being reported missing during a camping trip with his girlfriend, officials said. Alexander Lofgren, 32, and 27-year old Emily Henkel, both from Tuscon, were located on a steep ledge Thursday via aerial reconnaissance, the Inyo County Sheriff’s office…MORE

Driver arrested in hit-and-run death of Sandra Feuerstein, New York federal judge

A woman has been arrested in connection to a hit-and-run accident that killed federal judge Sandra Feuerstein and injured a 6-year-old in Boca Raton, Florida, on Friday. Nastasia Andranie Snape was arrested Saturday and faces charges of vehicular homicide, leaving the scene of a crash involving death and leaving the scene of a crash with…MORE

Colorado bill would give children free mental health services during the pandemic

The Colorado state legislature is working to give children free access to mental health care to help them cope with the mental ramifications of the Covid-19 pandemic. HB21-1258, introduced in the House on April 6, seeks to create a temporary program that would provide minors with three free sessions with a mental health professional. The…MORE

How a 6-year-old with two rare disorders inspired a country song about Kenny Chesney

A 6-year-old with a rare combination of genetic disorders just got his big break in Nashville thanks to a nonprofit and some songwriters for Kenny Chesney, who helped him get through years of hospital stays. Nash Hensley, of South Bend, Indiana, was born with two genetic disorders: achondroplasia, a bone growth disorder characterized by dwarfism,…MORE

Fresno police fires officer for alleged involvement with Proud Boys

A Fresno, California, police officer was fired Friday after online images and videos surfaced showing his alleged involvement with the far-right group the Proud Boys, Fresno police said. Rick Fitzgerald had been placed on paid administrative leave last month and an internal investigation was launched, the department said. It is unclear what level of involvement…MORE

Severe storm threat has increased across Florida causing airport delays

Severe storm threat has increased across Florida causing airport delays

Severe weather across central Florida is causing delays at some of the state’s major airports as the storm threat continues to increase. Sunday’s severe storm threat across the Florida Peninsula has been increased to an “enhanced” risk, level three of five, according to NOAA’s Storm Prediction Center (SPC). This threat level includes the cities of…MORE

Los Angeles woman suspected of killing her 3 young children, police say

Los Angeles woman suspected of killing her 3 young children, police say

A Los Angeles woman suspected of killing her three young children, all under 5 years of age, is now in custody police said Saturday. Liliana Carrillo, 30, is the lone suspect in the deaths, LAPD officials said at a news conference. The children were ages 3, 2 and 6 months, said Lt. Anthony Cato. A…MORE

eBay removes a listing selling art created in a Japanese American concentration camp

eBay removes a listing selling art created in a Japanese American concentration camp

At first glance, the drawings seem innocuous. Each of the 20 black and white sketches artfully depicts a natural landscape. Pine trees and mountains set against a bright orb in the sky. Cartoonish leaves splayed out like tentacles. Unearthly limestone columns towering before an ominous cloud. Their origins, though, are darker: They are believed to…MORE

Standoff at Honolulu hotel ends as armed man kills himself, police say

Standoff at Honolulu hotel ends as armed man kills himself, police say

A standoff at a Hawaii hotel is over after an armed man barricaded inside killed himself following a 10-hour lockdown, Honolulu police said. Honolulu police said SWAT teams entered the room at the Kahala Hotel and Resort where the man was holed up at 3:30 a.m. (9:30 a.m. ET) Sunday and found him dead with…MORE

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