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Police find body in dumpster believed to be missing Alabama 3-year-old

Police find body in dumpster believed to be missing Alabama 3-year-old

Alabama Law Enforcement Agency(BIRMINGHAM, Ala.) — Authorities believe they have recovered the body of a missing Alabama toddler who was kidnapped while attending a birthday party earlier this month.Police said they recovered what appeared to be the body of 3-year-old Kamille McKinney in a Birmingham dumpster not far from where she disappeared nine days ago,…

Missing West Point cadet found dead, officials say

Missing West Point cadet found dead, officials say

U.S. Military Academy(NEW YORK) — A U.S. Military Academy cadet who vanished last week has been found dead, officials said Wednesday.The body of 20-year-old Kade Kurita was discovered Tuesday night at the West Point military post in New York, where the four-year federal service academy is located. Officials said the cause of death is under…

Video released in controversial arrest of black college student

Video released in controversial arrest of black college student

Oregon State Police(CORVALLIS, Ore.) — Oregon police have released body camera footage of the controversial arrest of a black college student who clashed with officers after they stopped her for allegedly riding her bike on the wrong side of the road.The video, released by Oregon State Police on Monday, captured the Oct. 13 arrest of…

Authorities search for Michigan woman who called for help before vanishing

Authorities search for Michigan woman who called for help before vanishing

Benzie County Sheriff(WARREN, Mich.) — Authorities in Michigan are still searching for a woman who frantically called someone for help before disappearing last week.An unnamed individual in Warren, Michigan, contacted the Benzie County Sheriff’s Office early Thursday morning, saying 47-year-old Adrienne Quintal had called them asking for help from her family’s cabin in the village…

Penn State fraternity suspended after 17-year-old’s mysterious death

Penn State fraternity suspended after 17-year-old’s mysterious death

iStock(UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa.) — Officials at Penn State University suspended the Chi Phi fraternity on Tuesday after a teenager was found dead in an off-campus house reportedly occupied by frat members.The Alpha Delta chapter of the Chi Phi fraternity was placed under an interim suspension as the school investigates the mysterious death of a 17-year-old…

California residents bracing for possibility of more blackouts due to high winds

California residents bracing for possibility of more blackouts due to high winds

iStock(SAN FRANCISCO) — Hundreds of thousands of Northern California residents are bracing for another round of widespread, deliberate blackouts after Pacific Gas and Electric Co. said it may need to proactively shut off power due to high winds.The power company’s emergency operations center has been monitoring a dry, offshore wind event and may turn off…