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Baltimore bridge collapse has dockworkers in fear for their future

In an aerial view, cargo ship Dali is seen after running into and collapsing the Francis Scott Key Bridge, Mar. 26, 2024 in Baltimore. -- Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images(BALTIMORE) -- Baltimore's Key Bridge, a vital transit and shipping route, collapsed last month after being hit by a cargo ship. The incident has left members of the community fearing for their future.Following the deadly bridge collapse, the Port of Baltimore suspended operations, resulting in 8,000 job losses. Many dockworkers have not been […]

todayApril 12, 2024

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Buttigieg visits predominantly Black Alabama community following ABC News investigation about neighborhood flooding

ABC News(SHILOH, Ala.) -- An unlikely visitor made his way through rural Alabama last Wednesday to visit the community of Shiloh, a place usually far from the public eye. U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg and two of his top officials came to Shiloh at the request of local landowners who say they've experienced frequent flooding ever since the state widened a highway alongside their homes.Many of the Black families that make up the Shiloh community have owned their land since […]

todayApril 11, 2024

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School bus aide arrested after allegedly abusing children with severe autism

Rathod | Mohamedbhai LLC(ENGLEWOOD, Colo.) -- A school bus aide has been arrested by police in Englewood, Colorado, for allegedly physically abusing three children with severe autism, at least one instance of which was allegedly caught on video, according to a law firm representing the families.The three students endured "extreme physical and mental abuse" over the course of six months while on a Littleton Public Schools special needs bus, the Rathod Mohamedbhai law firm said in a press release Wednesday. […]

todayApril 11, 2024

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Drug lord Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman found guilty on all 10 charges

Drew Angerer/Getty Images(FLORENCE, Colo.) -- Notorious Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman has been found guilty on all charges by a jury in Brooklyn federal court.The jury found Guzman responsible for violence, including murders, as well as the "smuggling of massive amounts of narcotics" into the U.S. over decades, prosecutors told reporters after Tuesday's verdict.After the verdict, Ray Donovan, special agent in charge of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), called Guzman a "ruthless killer" who was "responsible for unthinkable […]

todayApril 11, 2024

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El Chapo asks federal judge to reinstate his phone calls and visits in Colorado prison

Drew Angerer/Getty Images(FLORENCE, Colo.) -- The notorious Mexican drug lord Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán has asked a federal judge to reinstate his telephone call and visiting privileges at the supermax prison in Colorado, where he's serving a life sentence."Sorry to bother you again with the request that I have asked you before with regards to my wife, Emma Coronel," Guzmán wrote to federal judge Brian Cogan in a letter dated March 20 and filed Tuesday in a New York district […]

todayApril 11, 2024

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OJ Simpson dead at 76: A timeline of his life and sensational trial

Robert Riger/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- The tumultuous life of O.J. Simpson -- from football Hall of Famer to movie star and murder suspect -- has captivated the country for decades. On Thursday, his family announced Simpson, 76, had died of cancer.It has now been over 28 years since Simpson was acquitted of the brutal murders of his ex-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and waiter Ron Goldman.Decades later, the infamous crime remains unsolved.From the televised criminal trial that captivated the nation to […]

todayApril 11, 2024

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85-year-old Idaho woman hailed as ‘hero’ in fatal shooting of home invasion suspect

Getty Images - STOCK(BLACKFOOT, Idaho) -- An 85-year-old Idaho woman is being hailed as a "hero" for gunning down a home-invasion suspect with a handgun she kept under her pillow after he allegedly handcuffed her to a chair, pistol whipped her and threatened numerous time to kill her, authorities said.Christine Jenneiahn survived the harrowing incident at her home near Blackfoot, Idaho, after being shot multiple times by alleged assailant 39-year-old Derek Condon, who died in her kitchen when the octogenarian […]

todayApril 11, 2024

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O.J. Simpson, former football star acquitted of murder, dies at 76

Richard Stagg/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- O.J. Simpson, the former football great who was accused of and ultimately acquitted of the brutal 1994 slayings of his ex-wife and her friend, has died, according to his family. He was 76."On April 10th, our father, Orenthal James Simpson, succumbed to his battle with cancer. He was surrounded by his children and grandchildren. During this time of transition, his family asks that you please respect their wishes for privacy and grace," a statement from […]

todayApril 11, 2024

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Bankruptcy documents detail how GOP NC governor nominee Mark Robinson failed to file federal income taxes for five years

Mark Robinson, lieutenant governor of North Carolina, speaks during a "Get Out The Vote" rally with former U.S. President Donald Trump in Greensboro, North Carolina, U.S., on Saturday, March 2, 2024. (Al Drago/Bloomberg via Getty Images)(NEW YORK) -- North Carolina Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson has been open about some of his past financial challenges, including nonpayment of debts and failure to pay rents.He's also, throughout his political rise, railed against the social safety net and disparaged those who have relied […]

todayApril 11, 2024

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