Two men were killed at a large New Year's "bonfire party" in Prince George County, according to authorities.
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A 73-year-old New York grandmother outsmarted scammers who pretended to be her grandson and said he needed $8,000 to be bailed out of jail
"I told him I had the money in the house, and I figured, he's not going to fall for that. Well, he fell for that hook, line, and sinker," the woman said.
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Quintana Roo Defense DepartmentA shooting at a ritzy resort near Cancun left two Canadians dead and one other injured Friday, Mexican authorities said. The gunman remains at large. The shooting is the latest in a spate of horrific violence in the vacation hotspot.A man wielding a gun was caught on CCTV at the five-star Xcaret Hotel, located at popular Playa del Carmen, in a gray sweatsuit by the pool. Lucio Hernández Gutiérrez, the Public Secretary of Defense for the state of Quintana Roo, said
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“I do definitely think that this is going to undermine the trust that folks may have in this particular officer,” a police accountability expert said.
- Miami Herald
“It had to be divine intervention.”
George Gascón issued a written response after Union Pacific accused the LA County DA of not processing all the cases involving thieves targeting cargo containers.
Two Canadians died of gunshot wounds after an argument turned violent at a resort near Cancun on Mexico's Caribbean coast, authorities said on Friday. Both guests at the upscale resort on the Riviera Maya of Quintana Roo state had criminal records, said Mexican officials, citing information from the Canadian police. Mexican police are searching for another person thought to have fired the shots who had a "long" criminal record in Canada, said the attorney general's office in Quintana Roo, home to a stretch of white-sand beach resorts and lush jungles.
- Lansing State Journal
Police confirmed the body recovered from the Red Cedar River Friday was identified as Brendan Santo, who was last seen on MSU's campus Oct. 29.
- Chillicothe Gazette
Ross County food pantries have seen less clients in 2021 compared to 2020 because of increased government benefits.
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Police say the victim is in grave condition, but noted that there is no threat to the public at this time.
Law enforcement seized 20 firearm, about 5,000 rounds of ammunition and numerous high-capacity magazines from a Ravenna Township home on Friday.
- The State
The witness also told police that David Bennett Galloway III lied to a group of teenage girls about his age on the night of the assault.
'Just take it back, man': Missouri GOP lawmaker demands colleague apologize for ‘Chinese virus’ remark
A Missouri House representative has called on another Republican colleague to apologize for calling COVID-19 the “Chinese virus” in the past. Rep. Brian Seitz, who represents District 156, was presenting a bill that addresses public school lessons on gender, sexuality and race when Rep. Shamed Dogan, of District 98, brought up his use of the remark. “In the spirit of your bill, I’m wondering if you would be willing to apologize for your past remarks concerning the quote-unquote China virus,” Dogan asked Seitz during the House Elementary and Secondary Education Committee hearing on Wednesday.
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Anyone with any information can call Crime Stoppers of El Paso at 915-566-8477 (TIPS) or leave a tip online at www.crimestoppersofelpaso.org.
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Moab PoliceBrian Laundrie scrawled messages in a notebook admitting that he killed his girlfriend Gabby Petito, the FBI said in a statement Friday as they announced that their investigation into the couple’s deaths was now closed. The notebook was found alongside Laundrie’s remains in a wooded area in Florida in October, weeks after police say he killed Petito while they were traveling the country in a van.“The FBI’s primary focus throughout the investigation was to bring justice to Gabby and he
Evoking "Weekend at Bernie's," the incident occurred after a man was told the pensioner must be present to collect the money, reports said.
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Michigan superintendent denies rumor that litter boxes were put in bathroom for students who identified as furries
"There is no truth whatsoever to this false statement/accusation!" the superintendent wrote. "There have never been litter boxes within MPS schools."
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The children were forced to leave their home after a fight with their mother, police say.
- Charlotte Observer
Jake Ross of McDowell County was a purveyor in the disturbing world of “webcam sex tourism,” prosecutors say.
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