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7-year-old Guatemalan girl died in Border Patrol custody

7-year-old Guatemalan girl died in Border Patrol custody

A 7-year-old Guatemalan girl died last week, hours after she was taken into Border Patrol custody, the Department of Homeland Security said. The Washington Post first reported Thursday that the girl died of dehydration and septic shock last week in El Paso, Texas after she was taken into custody by Border Patrol after crossing illegally…MORE

Authorities search for sender of global email bomb threats

Authorities search for sender of global email bomb threats

Authorities across four countries are trying to learn who sent dozens of email bomb threats Thursday afternoon, causing anxiety and business disruptions but no reported violence. Threats were reported across the United States, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. Universities, courthouses and newspapers received them. It was unknown if the threats were identical. Local police in…MORE

Bomb threats made at Columbine High School, site of 1999 shooting

Bomb threats made at Columbine High School, site of 1999 shooting

Columbine High School, site of a 1999 massacre by two students, was shut down after receiving bomb threats on Thursday, said the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office near Denver. The calls were made about 9:20 a.m. claiming multiple bombs were inside and the caller was waiting outside the school with a gun. Authorities conducted a search,…MORE

Woman donates handmade goods in late daughter’s memory

Woman donates handmade goods in late daughter’s memory

Earlier this month we told you about the Boise Bike Project hosting it’s “holiday kids bike giveaway”. Where kids from low-income families were asked to draw a picture of their dream bike and write a few sentences describing what a new bike would mean to them. At the beginning of December BBP was hoping to…MORE

LDS Bishop charged with sex abuse, removed from position in church

LDS Bishop charged with sex abuse, removed from position in church

A bishop for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has been charged with felonies and removed from his position in the church amid allegations he sexually abused juveniles in his congregation. According to documents filed in Third District Court Wednesday, Jeffrey Byron Head, 54 of Draper, is charged with two counts of forcible…MORE

‘Worst we’ve ever seen’ – Rescued dog at shelter needs pain pills

‘Worst we’ve ever seen’ – Rescued dog at shelter needs pain pills

A new animal shelter is seeing a lot of firsts, and one of them is a dog with a pain pill prescription. Wiar Rescue received two new dogs from Kirkwood Animal Control in Illinois, who malnourished and diagnosed with mange. Mange is a skin disorder caused by parasitic mites that mammals can get when their…MORE

Sheriff: Man sneaks into vehicle, abducts & assaults woman

Sheriff: Man sneaks into vehicle, abducts & assaults woman

A man is in custody after officials said he snuck into a woman’s vehicle after she stopped at a gas station, forced her to drive away, and then assaulted her. Saginaw County Sheriff Bill Federspiel said the 26-year-old woman, from the St. Charles area, stopped at the Marathon gas station on M-52 in St. Charles…MORE

Controversial Exam Question About Race Under Investigation

Controversial Exam Question About Race Under Investigation

A Cal State Long Beach student claims a final exam question crossed the line into racism. “Which of the following gangs generally do the least graffiti?” was posed in a health science final this week. But the student is questioning the question’s answers: Black, Asian, Hispanic or White. The young man posted a picture of…MORE

Residents Have Packages Sent To Police Station To Stop Thefts

Residents Have Packages Sent To Police Station To Stop Thefts

The Sterling Police Department is trying to stop porch pirates this Christmas. The department is allowing residents to have their packages sent to the station for safe keeping until they’re ready to pick up the goods. Sterling’s Police Chief says package thefts happen every year around the holidays. “The packages sit on the doorstep for…MORE

Bomb threats emailed to multiple locations across the country

Bomb threats emailed to multiple locations across the country

Dozens of businesses and institutions across the country received email threats Thursday afternoon, prompting evacuations and sweeps of buildings. At this time it’s unclear if the threats — which have been received in San Francisco, New York, Seattle, Miami, Washington, DC and other locations nationwide — are connected. The FBI and the Bureau of Alcohol,…MORE

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“Women Want to Hear Women With Elaina” Season 1 Review

“Women Want to Hear Women With Elaina” Season 1 Review

I can’t believe Season 1 of Women Want to Hear Women is winding down. Since launching in June, we have completed 23 amazing episodes featuring some of the genre’s biggest names, rising stars and up-and-comers. Before we close Season 1 next week with a sit-down interview with Cam—I’m so excited—I thought it would be fun…

“Women Want to Hear Women With Elaina” Featuring Danielle Bradbery

“Women Want to Hear Women With Elaina” Featuring Danielle Bradbery

Danielle Bradbery has been in the public eye since winning The Voice as a 16-year-old in 2013. But winning a reality talent competition doesn’t immediately translate to superstardom. Like most reality show winners, Danielle has had to work tirelessly to prove herself—and find herself as an artist. In our sit-down interview this week, Danielle talks…

“Women Want to Hear Women With Elaina” Featuring Leah Turner

“Women Want to Hear Women With Elaina” Featuring Leah Turner

Leah Turner has had such an interesting career since moving from California to Nashville in 2012. She is a true example of how finicky the country music industry can be—but her hard work and talent have not gone unnoticed. While Leah has had many challenges, she’s also had many victories, including releasing her self-titled EP…

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