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Hurricane Humberto edges closer to Bermuda as Tropical Depression Imelda drenches Texas

Hurricane Humberto in the Atlantic Ocean edged closer to Bermuda on Wednesday night, threatening the area with strong winds as Tropical Depression Imelda drenched Texas.The National Hurricane Center tweeted about Humberto on Wednesday evening writing that high winds are expected to affect Bermuda, an island of about 70,000 people, through Thursday morning. “Coastal flooding from…

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Maine mother allegedly gave heroin to daughter, 1, who later died

A Maine mom was arrested Wednesday after she allegedly gave her one-year-old daughter small doses of heroin more than a dozen times to help her sleep, a practice that resulted in the baby’s death.Authorities charged Kimberly Nelligan, 33, with child endangerment and possession of drugs after they say she rubbed heroin residue on the child’s gums at least…

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Florida sex offender convicted of murder, rape, sentenced to death

A Florida man was sentenced to death Wednesday for the 2014 murder of a young mother and the sexual assault of her daughter.Donald Hugh Davidson Jr waived his right to a jury trial after pleading guilty to first-degree murder, kidnapping, attempted sexual battery on a child over 12, grand theft and lewd and lascivious molestation, the State Attorney’s Office…

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Intruder climbs 400-foot Orlando TV station tower, stays for eight hours

A man who authorities in Florida believe has a history of mental illness scaled a 400-foot Orlando television station tower and stayed there for nearly eight hours Wednesday.CBS affiliate WKMG reported that authorities sealed off access into and out of the station after the unidentified man ascended the tower at around 11 a.m. The intruder stood near the top of the tower…

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Nine men arrested over statutory rapes on Alabama college campus

Nine men were arrested in connection with a series of statutory rape complaints on the Jacksonville State University campus, authorities said Wednesday.The men, who’ve been released from police custody, range from 18 to 22, and face second-degree rape charges. Allen George, a commander with the Seventh Judicial Circuit Major Crimes Task Force, said they are from Anniston, Jacksonville, Centre and Guntersville,…

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ICE arrests thrice-deported Mexican man wanted for homicide

A thrice-deported Mexican man wanted for homicide in Anaheim, Calif., was arrested last week in Houston, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced on Monday. Deportation officers with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) arrested a three-time deported Mexican man wanted for homicide in California. (Immigration and Customs Enforcement) Leopoldo Serrano Vargas was arrested Sept. 11 for…

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Hurricane Humberto edges closer to Bermuda as Tropical Depression Imelda drenches Texas

Hurricane Humberto in the Atlantic Ocean edged closer to Bermuda on Wednesday night, threatening the area with strong winds as Tropical Depression Imelda drenched Texas.The National Hurricane Center tweeted about Humberto on Wednesday evening writing that high winds are expected to affect Bermuda, an island of about 70,000 people, through Thursday morning. “Coastal flooding from…

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Maine mother allegedly gave heroin to daughter, 1, who later died

A Maine mom was arrested Wednesday after she allegedly gave her one-year-old daughter small doses of heroin more than a dozen times to help her sleep, a practice that resulted in the baby’s death.Authorities charged Kimberly Nelligan, 33, with child endangerment and possession of drugs after they say she rubbed heroin residue on the child’s gums at least…

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Florida sex offender convicted of murder, rape, sentenced to death

A Florida man was sentenced to death Wednesday for the 2014 murder of a young mother and the sexual assault of her daughter.Donald Hugh Davidson Jr waived his right to a jury trial after pleading guilty to first-degree murder, kidnapping, attempted sexual battery on a child over 12, grand theft and lewd and lascivious molestation, the State Attorney’s Office…

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Intruder climbs 400-foot Orlando TV station tower, stays for eight hours

A man who authorities in Florida believe has a history of mental illness scaled a 400-foot Orlando television station tower and stayed there for nearly eight hours Wednesday.CBS affiliate WKMG reported that authorities sealed off access into and out of the station after the unidentified man ascended the tower at around 11 a.m. The intruder stood near the top of the tower…

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Nine men arrested over statutory rapes on Alabama college campus

Nine men were arrested in connection with a series of statutory rape complaints on the Jacksonville State University campus, authorities said Wednesday.The men, who’ve been released from police custody, range from 18 to 22, and face second-degree rape charges. Allen George, a commander with the Seventh Judicial Circuit Major Crimes Task Force, said they are from Anniston, Jacksonville, Centre and Guntersville,…

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ICE arrests thrice-deported Mexican man wanted for homicide

A thrice-deported Mexican man wanted for homicide in Anaheim, Calif., was arrested last week in Houston, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced on Monday. Deportation officers with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) arrested a three-time deported Mexican man wanted for homicide in California. (Immigration and Customs Enforcement) Leopoldo Serrano Vargas was arrested Sept. 11 for…

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