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Former Texas Nurse Accused of Killing Dozens of Kids in '80s

Former Texas Nurse Accused of Killing Dozens of Kids in '80s

A Texas nurse who is in prison for the 1982 killing of a toddler has been charged with murder in the death of an infant a year earlier, and authorities said Friday that they think she may have killed up to 60...

2 hours ago

Texas Gov. Jokes About Reporters at Gun Range, Holding Bullet-Riddled Paper

Texas Gov. Jokes About Reporters at Gun Range, Holding Bullet-Riddled Paper

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is drawing criticism for cracking a joke about reporters at a gun range. Abbott took some target practice Friday, after signing a bill reducing fees for state handgun licenses. The...

2 hours ago

Trump to Set Up 'War Room' to Deal With Russia Questions

Trump to Set Up 'War Room' to Deal With Russia Questions

The White House is preparing to establish a "war room" to combat questions about ties between Russia and President Donald Trump's campaign, Reuters reported. The news agency cited administration officials...

2 hours ago

UN Peacekeepers: How a Haiti Child Sex Ring Was Whitewashed

UN Peacekeepers: How a Haiti Child Sex Ring Was Whitewashed

When a Haitian teenager alleged that she had been raped and sodomized by a Sri Lankan peacekeeper, the government here dispatched a high-ranking general suspected of war crimes to lead the investigation. He...

2 hours ago

DCFS Releases 22-Page Report After Semaj Crosby's Death

DCFS Releases 22-Page Report After Semaj Crosby's Death

Illinois' Department of Children and Family Services on Friday released a 22-page report detailing its investigation into the death of 17-month-old Semaj Crosby.

50 minutes ago

Tornado Watch Issued for Counties in Indiana, Illinois

Tornado Watch Issued for Counties in Indiana, Illinois

As Memorial Day weekend begins, Kankakee County and two Indiana counties are under a tornado watch on Friday night.

2 hours ago

Rescuers Descend Into Sewer After Report of 3 Kids Trapped

Rescuers Descend Into Sewer After Report of 3 Kids Trapped

Authorities responded Friday afternoon to an Arlington Heights backyard manhole after a call of three juveniles being stuck in a sewer.

3 hours ago

Gymnast Says Sports Doctor Caused Pain While Molesting Her

Gymnast Says Sports Doctor Caused Pain While Molesting Her

A gymnast testified Friday that a Michigan sports doctor accused of sexual assaulting dozens of women and girls asked her father to leave the room before he molested her during a 2012 appointment for a heel...

17 minutes ago

CPD to Add 1,000 Officers to Memorial Day Weekend Patrols

CPD to Add 1,000 Officers to Memorial Day Weekend Patrols

Chicago streets will have an extra 1,000 cops on patrol each day of the Memorial Day weekend, as the Chicago Police Department beefs up normal police presence with special units, traffic enforcement and more...

5 hours ago

Portraits of Those Mourned After the Manchester Arena Attack

Portraits of Those Mourned After the Manchester Arena Attack

When a suicide attacker detonated his bomb at an Ariana Grande concert at Britain’s Manchester Arena on May 22, he killed mostly women and children, the pop star’s fan base. An aspiring architect, a policewoman...

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