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2h ago

Man pleads guilty in 2023 kidnapping of 9-year-old New York girl

The kidnapping of the child from Moreau Lake State Park last year set off a two-day search before she was found.
kidnap sexual predator
kidnap sexual predator
3h ago

Oklahoma man hacked government site to buy cars at auction for $1

The 41-year-old man put in bids for vehicles in the thousands of dollars, but when it came time to pay he altered the site to show a sale price of a buck, officials said.
A blackand white photo of a man's hands on a laptop
A blackand white photo of a man's hands on a laptop
5h ago

Giant brawl breaks out during handshakes after college basketball game in San Antonio

The fight erupted moments after Texas A&M University–Commerce defeated host Incarnate Word in overtime on Monday night.
Basketball, ball going through hoop
Basketball, ball going through hoop
7h ago

Diddy denies gang rape allegation in court documents

A woman identified as Jane Doe alleged in a lawsuit that Combs and two other men took turns raping her when she was 17.
Sean "Diddy" Combs attends Day 1 of 2023 Invest Fest at Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta on Aug. 26, 2023.
Sean "Diddy" Combs attends Day 1 of 2023 Invest Fest at Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta on Aug. 26, 2023.
7h ago

Boeing ousts head of 737 Max program in management shake-up

Boeing EVP Stanley A. Deal announced Wednesday that Ed Clark, the head of the company’s Boeing’s 737 Max program, was leaving the company.
Boeing 737 MAX airplanes parked on the tarmac at the Boeing Factory in Renton, Wash., on March 21, 2019.
Boeing 737 MAX airplanes parked on the tarmac at the Boeing Factory in Renton, Wash., on March 21, 2019.
9h ago

Body of Audrii Cunningham, missing 11-year-old Texas girl, found in river

Cunningham was last seen leaving her home on Thursday to catch a school bus in Polk County. A man has been charged with murder, authorities said.
11-year-old Texas girl still missing after four days, man in custody is 'person of interest'
11-year-old Texas girl still missing after four days, man in custody is 'person of interest'
9h ago

Alabama lawmakers advance bill that would define male and female based on sperm and ova

Opponents said the legislation is part of ongoing attacks on the rights of transgender people to simply go about their daily lives.
A person holds up a sign reading, "Trans People Belong in Alabama," during a rally outside the Alabama Statehouse in Montgomery, Ala., on International Transgender Day of Visibility, March 31, 2023.
A person holds up a sign reading, "Trans People Belong in Alabama," during a rally outside the Alabama Statehouse in Montgomery, Ala., on International Transgender Day of Visibility, March 31, 2023.
9h ago

7-year-old Indiana girl dies after getting trapped in sand while on Florida beach vacation

Sloan Mattingly and her brother Maddox, 9, were digging a hole at a beach in Lauderdale-By-The-Sea when it collapsed. Maddox is stable.
A sand hole at the beach
A sand hole at the beach
11h ago

Soaked California faces another day of flood watches as L.A. hits yearly rainfall average

After another powerful storm sparked flash flooding and mudslides across California, the state faces one more round of rain. Meanwhile, Spring arriving early for the Plains.
Waves crashing on breakwater rocks at Cabrillo Beach in Los Angeles
Waves crashing on breakwater rocks at Cabrillo Beach in Los Angeles

Russia detains Los Angeles ballerina on suspicion of treason

A senior U.S. official confirmed to NBC News that the American is Ksenia Karelina. Russian officials said the dual citizen is accused of raising funds to back Ukraine's war effort.
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ballerina dancer brooklyn bridge nyc

More teens are turning to weight loss drugs, though some experts push back

The rise in prescriptions follows the approval of Wegovy for kids as young as 12 and updated recommendations for treating childhood obesity from a major medical organization.
Demi Buckley with her Deana.
Demi Buckley with her Deana.