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7-year-old Guatemalan girl died in Border Patrol custody

7-year-old Guatemalan girl died in Border Patrol custody

A 7-year-old Guatemalan girl died last week, hours after she was taken into Border Patrol custody, the Department of Homeland Security said. The Washington Post first reported Thursday that the girl died of dehydration and septic shock last week in El Paso, Texas after she was taken into custody by Border Patrol after crossing illegally…MORE

Authorities search for sender of global email bomb threats

Authorities search for sender of global email bomb threats

Authorities across four countries are trying to learn who sent dozens of email bomb threats Thursday afternoon, causing anxiety and business disruptions but no reported violence. Threats were reported across the United States, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. Universities, courthouses and newspapers received them. It was unknown if the threats were identical. Local police in…MORE

Bomb threats made at Columbine High School, site of 1999 shooting

Bomb threats made at Columbine High School, site of 1999 shooting

Columbine High School, site of a 1999 massacre by two students, was shut down after receiving bomb threats on Thursday, said the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office near Denver. The calls were made about 9:20 a.m. claiming multiple bombs were inside and the caller was waiting outside the school with a gun. Authorities conducted a search,…MORE

Woman donates handmade goods in late daughter’s memory

Woman donates handmade goods in late daughter’s memory

Earlier this month we told you about the Boise Bike Project hosting it’s “holiday kids bike giveaway”. Where kids from low-income families were asked to draw a picture of their dream bike and write a few sentences describing what a new bike would mean to them. At the beginning of December BBP was hoping to…MORE

LDS Bishop charged with sex abuse, removed from position in church

LDS Bishop charged with sex abuse, removed from position in church

A bishop for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has been charged with felonies and removed from his position in the church amid allegations he sexually abused juveniles in his congregation. According to documents filed in Third District Court Wednesday, Jeffrey Byron Head, 54 of Draper, is charged with two counts of forcible…MORE

‘Worst we’ve ever seen’ – Rescued dog at shelter needs pain pills

‘Worst we’ve ever seen’ – Rescued dog at shelter needs pain pills

A new animal shelter is seeing a lot of firsts, and one of them is a dog with a pain pill prescription. Wiar Rescue received two new dogs from Kirkwood Animal Control in Illinois, who malnourished and diagnosed with mange. Mange is a skin disorder caused by parasitic mites that mammals can get when their…MORE

Residents Have Packages Sent To Police Station To Stop Thefts

Residents Have Packages Sent To Police Station To Stop Thefts

The Sterling Police Department is trying to stop porch pirates this Christmas. The department is allowing residents to have their packages sent to the station for safe keeping until they’re ready to pick up the goods. Sterling’s Police Chief says package thefts happen every year around the holidays. “The packages sit on the doorstep for…MORE

Blind, Autistic Child Has Memorable Moments With Santa: ‘It Was Amazing To Watch’

Blind, Autistic Child Has Memorable Moments With Santa: ‘It Was Amazing To Watch’

It’s a Christmas tradition: children sitting in Santa’s lap, sharing their gift wishes and smiling for the camera. But for one Watauga family, the most important memories were made before the camera clicked. “It was amazing to watch,” said Misty Wolf, remembering the recent interaction between Santa and her 6-year-old son, Matthew. The family had…MORE

Thieves Steal $2K Worth Of Exotic Baby Birds By Stuffing Them Up Their Sleeves

Thieves Steal $2K Worth Of Exotic Baby Birds By Stuffing Them Up Their Sleeves

Thieves had birds on the brain in the Inland Empire when they stuffed exotic chicks worth $2,000 up their sleeves in a bizarre heist. Four chicks were stolen from Birds-N-Paradise in Menifee, an open-concept store where the birds are able to spread their wings and perch wherever they want. Three parrotlets and a Stella lori,…MORE

Residents Have Packages Sent To Police Station To Stop Thefts

Residents Have Packages Sent To Police Station To Stop Thefts

The Sterling Police Department is trying to stop porch pirates this Christmas. The department is allowing residents to have their packages sent to the station for safe keeping until they’re ready to pick up the goods. Sterling’s Police Chief says package thefts happen every year around the holidays. “The packages sit on the doorstep for…MORE

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