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An American family finds closure as a WWII hero finally comes home

An American family finds closure as a WWII hero finally comes home

How can you fill an emptiness that has always been part of your life and that of your entire family? Only a miracle can do that. Our family was lucky enough to receive that miracle this week in Salt Lake City, Utah. Second Lt. Lynn Wilson Hadfield, my great-uncle who was killed in World War…MORE

Sydney Aiello, a survivor of the Parkland school shooting, dies by suicide

Sydney Aiello, a survivor of the Parkland school shooting, dies by suicide

Sydney Aiello, who survived the 2018 massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida, has died from suicide, people close to the family told CNN. Her mother, Cara, told CNN affiliate WFOR that Aiello suffered from survivor’s guilt after one of the deadliest mass shootings in modern US history and had recently been diagnosed…MORE

Firefighters contain latest flare up at Deer Park, Texas, chemical plant

Firefighters contain latest flare up at Deer Park, Texas, chemical plant

A flare up of the massive blaze that burned several days at a petrochemical facility in suburban Houston has been contained, officials said. A secondary fire ignited Friday at the Intercontinental Terminals Company, a storage facility in Deer Park, Texas, engulfing multiple tanks as well as an area of grass on the west side of…MORE

Man who killed Washington state deputy was in the US on expired visa, ICE says

Man who killed Washington state deputy was in the US on expired visa, ICE says

A man who killed a sheriff’s deputy and wounded a police officer during a shootout in Kittitas County, Washington, was in the United States illegally, according to US Immigration and Customs Enforcement. The suspect, Juan Manuel Flores Del Toro, also died from wounds received in the Tuesday night shooting. ICE spokesperson Tanya Roman said Flores…MORE

Former East Pittsburgh officer found not guilty in fatal shooting of unarmed teenager

Former East Pittsburgh officer found not guilty in fatal shooting of unarmed teenager

A jury found former East Pittsburgh Police Officer Michael Rosfeld not guilty of all charges Friday night in the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Antwon Rose II, Allegheny County District Attorney spokesman Mike Manko said. Demonstrators gathered outside the courthouse as soon as the verdict came in. The June 19 shooting sparked protests as crowds questioned…MORE

Teen arrested over online threat to Charlottesville, Virginia, high school

Teen arrested over online threat to Charlottesville, Virginia, high school

Police in Charlottesville, Virginia, arrested a teen Friday in connection with online harassment toward the city’s schools, which were closed for two days after a threat toward “specific ethnic groups.” Charlottesville City Schools were shut down Thursday and Friday as authorities conducted an “active investigation” into the threat. Much of the city has been on…MORE