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Argument turns fatal shooting in home on Detroit’s east side “The only thing that I heard was loud shots… gunshots. I listened to a lot of screaming,” a neighbor said. DETROIT, Mich. (FOX 2) – An argument turned into a deadly shooting inside a home on Detroit’s east side Sunday morning. “I am not used to everything that’s happening now,” said Toforaya Williams, a neighbor. “This is just sad to hear something like this,” Williams said. According to Detroit police, a man and a woman were arguing inside a home in the 17800 block of Fleming St, south of 7…

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DETROIT (FOX 2) – Detroit police are searching for a suspect who robbed a west side CVS. The robbery happened at around 7:55 a.m. Saturday, January 7, at the CVS located in the 18500 block of Grand River. Police say the suspect entered the store, walked up to the cashier, produced a weapon, and demanded money from the cash register.  The suspect fled in an unknown light-colored vehicle with cardboard covering the license plate. If anyone recognizes this suspect or has any information, call the Detroit Police Department’s 8th Precinct at 313-596-5840 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-Speak Up. READ MORE:…

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One woman has taken to a Reddit post to explain the situation about her terminally ill ex-husband wanting to see her before he dies. The problem she faces is her current husband not wanting her to do it and threatens divorce if she does. When a person grieves over an ex-spouse or ex-partner, it is “disenfranchised grief,” which means that it is not necessarily legitimate in society, according to Kenneth J. Doka, a bereavement expert. This may be the case of the woman in the post who seems to still care about her ex-husband. She explains the situation: My ex-husband and I got divorced 3…

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An Ohio couple has been accused in relation to the death earlier this week of a baby who had several fractured bones. Sources say the eight-month-old Marquell Smith passed away on Monday after authorities received a call about a baby who was not breathing. On Monday night, Columbs Police spoke with the boy’s mother Savanna Dawson, 23, and her boyfriend Kyrios March Jr., 24, but they were later let go. The couple said they had no idea how the boy had been hurt and speculated that other kids who lived in the house might have been to blame. They rushed…

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Athena Strand, 7, received Barbie dolls for Christmas from the FedEx driver who is accused of abducting and killing her, according to her mother, who spoke out on Thursday. At a press conference, Maitlyn Gandy demanded stronger screening procedures for delivery drivers. The box of Barbie dolls with the slogan “You can be anything” sat next to her on an easel. She claimed that it was the first time she had ever seen the gift. Gandy said while crying, “Athena was robbed (of) the potential to be anything she wanted to be.” “A man that everyone was supposed to be…

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A Loudoun County, Virginia, man was stopped by Transportation Security Administration agents for bringing a loaded handgun onto his flight Thursday at Dulles International Airport. A man from Loudoun County, Virginia, was stopped by Transportation Security Administration agents before bringing a loaded handgun onto a flight Thursday at Dulles International Airport. TSA officials notified the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority police who confiscated the gun and cited the man on a weapons charge. The 9mm gun was loaded with two bullets, TSA said in a news release. The weapon was caught at the security checkpoint when the X-ray unit alerted on…

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Los Angeles police are facing scrutiny following the in-custody death of a cousin of a key figure in the Black Lives Matter movement. Keenan Anderson, a 31-year-old Washington school teacher who was visiting Los Angeles, died early this month hours after officers repeatedly shocked him with a Taser. Los Angeles police are facing scrutiny following the in-custody death of a cousin of a key figure in the Black Lives Matter movement. Keenan Anderson, a 31-year-old Washington school teacher who was visiting Los Angeles, died early this month hours after officers repeatedly shocked him with a Taser. Police said that when…

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Eight D.C. area residents have been charged in a drug conspiracy involving cocaine, heroin, fentanyl and PCP, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia. Eight D.C. area residents have been charged in a drug conspiracy involving cocaine, heroin, fentanyl and PCP, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia. Seven of those suspects were arrested on Wednesday. All eight men were charged with conspiracy to distribute and possession with intent to administer at least 500 grams of cocaine, 100 grams of heroin, 40 grams of fentanyl and one kilogram of PCP, the U.S.…

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With a cold wind blowing, family, friends and neighbors of Karon Blake memorialized the 13-year-old who was shot to death last weekend by a homeowner in D.C.’s Brookland neighborhood. Community members gather in their small Brookland neighborhood to remember 13-year-old Karon Blake, shot in Washington, D.C. (WTOP/Dick Uliano) WTOP/Dick Uliano Community members gather in their small Brookland neighborhood to remember 13-year-old Karon Blake, shot in Washington, D.C. (WTOP/Dick Uliano) WTOP/Dick Uliano Community members gather in their small Brookland neighborhood to remember 13-year-old Karon Blake, shot in Washington, D.C. (WTOP/Dick Uliano) WTOP/Dick Uliano With a cold wind blowing, family, friends and…

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article British-US former professional kickboxer and controversial influencer Andrew Tate (3rd L) and Tristan Tate (R) together with two Romanian complices women (L and 2nd L) exit a court in Bucharest, Romania, on January 10, 2023. – A Romanian court heard BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) – Romanian authorities descended on a compound near Bucharest on Saturday to tow away a fleet of luxury cars and other assets worth an estimated $3.9 million in the case investigating Andrew Tate, the divisive social media personality who is detained in the country on charges of human trafficking. Romania’s National Agency for the Administration of…

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Zakiya Sankara-Jabar’s cellphone buzzed relentlessly as a deadly storm system that spawned tornadoes throughout the U.S. South laid waste to relatives’ homes and churches across a part of Alabama known as the Black Belt. Text messages and calls from loved ones, many of them hysterical, provided her with devastating updates of Thursday’s storms, which tore through her native Dallas County, including the history-steeped streets of Selma. Family in the city synonymous with the civil rights movement saw their homes damaged, but they remained structurally sound. For those in Beloit, a nearby unincorporated town where Sankara-Jabar spent the first 20 years…

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NEW YORK – Ask people what you might find buried in the muck at the bottom of New York City’s East River and they’d likely say “mob boss” before thinking of mammoth bones.But several groups of treasure hunters have taken to the waterway in recent weeks after hearing a guest on comedian Joe Rogan’s podcast claim a boxcar’s worth of potentially valuable prehistoric mammoth bones was dumped in the river in the 1940s.Despite a lack of evidence to back up the story, treasure seekers using boats, diving apparatuses and technology like remote-operated cameras have gone searching, in hopes the murky…

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. – For months, Tennessee’s Republican leaders have maintained that the state’s abortion ban — known as one of the strictest in the U.S. — allows doctors to perform the procedure, should they need to in order to save the patient’s life, even though the statute doesn’t explicitly say so.This assertion has been met with skepticism from health care experts, attorneys, Democrats and reproductive rights advocates, who counter that the law has created a dangerous, new legal landscape for those navigating pregnancy and for medical providers.Since some isolated Republican lawmakers vouched for exceptions, this week a key legislative leader…

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BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – A 56-year-old woman has been charged after an 18-year-old Indiana University student repeatedly was stabbed in the head on a public bus in an attack the school says was because the victim is Asian.The victim told investigators she was standing and waiting for the exit doors to open on a Bloomington Transit bus Wednesday afternoon when another passenger began striking her in the head, Bloomington police said in a release.Bus surveillance footage showed no interaction between the two women prior to the attack.A witness who also was riding the bus followed the woman’s attacker and contacted police,…

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A Minnesota man who served nearly 25 years in connection with his wife’s death walked out of prison on Friday after authorities vacated his murder convictions and allowed him to plead guilty to manslaughter, citing a problem with expert testimony from a doctor whose statements in other cases have also come under scrutiny.Thomas Rhodes, who is now 63, was convicted in 1998 of first- and second-degree murder in the death of his 36-year-old wife, Jane Rhodes, who fell overboard and drowned on a night-time boat ride with her husband on Green Lake in Spicer in 1996. The murder conviction hinged…

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LOS ANGELES – Storm-battered California got more wind, rain and snow on Saturday, raising flooding concerns, causing power outages and making travel dangerous.Bands of rain with gusty winds started in the north and spread south, with more storms expected to follow into early next week, the National Weather Service said.More than 68,000 utility customers were without electricity Saturday morning, a number that was cut by more than half during the afternoon, according to poweroutage.us. Flood warnings were issued for the region north of San Francisco Bay, including Marin, Napa, Sonoma and Mendocino counties. To the south, warnings were posted for…

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MARBURY, Ala. – An Alabama engine mechanic took refuge in a shipping container as a tornado from a violent storm decimated his shop and killed two of his neighbors along its destructive path across Alabama and Georgia. The harrowing stories of David Hollon and other survivors of Thursday’s storm are emerging as residents comb through the wreckage wrought by tornadoes and blistering winds that have led to the deaths of at least nine people.In Alabama’s rural Autauga County, where at least seven people have died, Hollon and his workers saw a massive tornado churning toward them. They needed to get…

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NEW ORLEANS – R’Bonney Gabriel, a fashion designer, model and sewing instructor from Texas who competition officials said is the first Filipino American to win Miss USA, was crowned Miss Universe on Saturday night. Gabriel closed her eyes and clasped hands with runner-up Miss Venezuela, Amanda Dudamel, at the moment of the dramatic reveal of the winner, then beamed after her name was announced. Thumping music rang out, and she was handed a bouquet of flowers, draped in the winner’s sash and crowned with a tiara onstage at the 71st Miss Universe Competition, held in New Orleans. The second runner-up…

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article Detroit police searching for suspect who robbed two family dollars. (DPD photo) Detroit – Detroit police are searching for a suspect who allegedly robbed two dollar stores in one day. The first robbery happened at around 7:00 p.m. on Friday, January 13, at the Family Dollar located in the 11600 block of Greenfield. Police say the suspect entered the store, produced a weapon, walked behind the counter, and took an undisclosed amount of money from the cash register. At around 7:42 p.m., the same suspect robbed the Dollar General located in the 14600 block of W. McNichols. He walked…

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