Mass shooting leaves three killed and six injured

PHILADELPHIA, PA – Authorities are delving into the details of a mass shooting that erupted early Sunday morning in West Philadelphia, leaving nine individuals shot, three of whom succumbed to their injuries. The incident unfolded shortly after 2 a.m. on the 1200 block of North Alden Street, amid what police describe as a large gathering. Investigators believe the violence was triggered by an altercation among the crowd, which reportedly numbered over 100 people. The victims, …

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At least 12 dead and dozens missing after highway collapse

CHENGDU, CHINA – A highway bridge collapse in western China has left at least 12 people dead and dozens more missing, as the nation grapples with another severe weather-related disaster. The incident occurred late Friday night amid torrential rains, marking the second such calamity in less than three months to strike China’s extensive network of newly constructed expressways. By early Saturday afternoon, state media reported that search and rescue teams had recovered 12 bodies and …

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At least 40 dead after migrant boat fire

CAP-HAƏTIEN, HAITI – At least 40 migrants perished and several others sustained injuries after a boat they were traveling in caught fire off Haiti’s northern coast, a United Nations agency reported Friday. The migrants were attempting to reach the Turks and Caicos Islands, according to a government official. The U.N.’s International Organization for Migration (IOM) confirmed that the Haitian Coast Guard managed to rescue 41 survivors, with 11 of them requiring hospitalization, some due to …

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Four family members killed, including two young children

NEW YORK, NY – A Brooklyn family is grappling with an unimaginable tragedy after four members, including two young children, were discovered dead in their home. Authorities have detained a 24-year-old man, suspected of fatally stabbing his mother, sister-in-law, niece, and nephew. The grim discovery came late Friday night when emergency responders arrived at the apartment on the corner of Avenue P and West 8th Street in Bensonhurst following a 911 call reporting a domestic …

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Woman freed from wrongful imprisonment after 43 years

CHILLICOTHE, MO – A Missouri woman who spent 43 years in prison after implicating herself in a 1980 murder while she was a psychiatric patient has been released, despite recent efforts by the state’s attorney general to keep her incarcerated. Sandra Hemme, 64, was the longest-serving wrongly imprisoned woman in the United States, according to her legal team at the Innocence Project. She was convicted of killing Patricia Jeschke, a 31-year-old library worker, over four …

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Delaware teacher arrested for sending explicit photos to student

WILMINGTON, DE – A Delaware Catholic school teacher faces serious charges after allegedly sending explicit photos to a 14-year-old former student, police said. Alanis Pinion, 24, an 8th-grade teacher at St. Mary Magdalen School in Wilmington, was arrested Thursday by New Castle County Police. Authorities revealed that Pinion had been using Snapchat to communicate with her students and sent sexually explicit images to one of them. The Catholic Diocese of Wilmington, which operates the school, …

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Woman charged with murder of infant daughter

CATAWBA COUNTY, N.C. – A 39-year-old woman has been arrested and charged with the murder of her 9-month-old daughter, authorities said. Megan Stack Sattizahn is currently held in the Catawba County jail without bond. She is accused of killing her daughter, Samantha Sattizahn, on July 12. Authorities were alerted around 5 a.m. on that day about a suspicious individual on Section House Road. When they arrived, they found Sattizahn in a disoriented state. Officers followed …

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Two killed, child hurt by shooting

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A violent episode in Southeast Washington, D.C., has resulted in the deaths of two men and the injury of a 2-year-old girl, as authorities search for a blue Dodge Charger linked to the crime. The incident unfolded at 11:22 a.m. near 22nd and Savannah streets, not far from Suitland Parkway. D.C. Police Chief Pamela Smith reported that several suspects armed with rifles exited a vehicle and opened fire, hitting three men and …

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Pregnant teen who was murdered found in wooded area

LOGANVILLE, GA – In a tragic turn of events, the body of 16-year-old Mia Campos, who was seven months pregnant, was found in a wooded area in Loganville, Georgia, early Monday morning. Local authorities have apprehended her ex-boyfriend for allegedly misleading the police. The grim discovery was made around 1 a.m. near the 3600 block of Stephens Road, about 25 miles east of Atlanta. The Gwinnett Police Department (GCPD) reported that Campos’ family used a …

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More than 300 heat-related deaths suspected in Phoenix

PHOENIX, AZ – The scorching heatwave that has gripped the Southwest United States this summer is suspected of causing over 300 deaths in Maricopa County, according to official statistics released Thursday. The county, which includes Phoenix and ranks as the fourth most populous in the nation, reported that 322 deaths might be linked to heat-related illnesses as of July 13, marking a significant rise from the previous year. Nearly one-third of these suspected heat-related deaths …

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