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Texas police department fires five officers, suspends two over in-custody death of suspect

Texas police department fires five officers, suspends two over in-custody death of suspect

stocknshares/iStock(FORT WORTH, Texas) — A Texas police department terminated five officers and suspended two others, without pay, on Tuesday after a suspect died while in custody.Internal investigators with the Fort Worth Police Department said the officers violated multiple policies last year when they arrested 55-year-old Christopher Lowe, who died in the officers’ care after complaining…

Bystanders, police rescue woman stuck on tracks just before train crashes into car

Bystanders, police rescue woman stuck on tracks just before train crashes into car

Lombard Police Department(CHICAGO) — Authorities are crediting two bystanders with helping to rescue a 96-year-old woman just before a train smashed into her car. The woman, identified as Antoinette Lazarra of Burr Ridge Illinois, drove her 2006 Lincoln Zephyr onto the tracks after she attempted to make a right turn onto Grace Street in Lombard,…

Heavy rain causing concerns in West, wintry threat to eastern US at end of week

Heavy rain causing concerns in West, wintry threat to eastern US at end of week

ABC News(NEW YORK) — With 3 inches of rain already fallen in the San Francisco Bay Area, a new more powerful storm is approaching the West Coast. Numerous flood, wind and snow alerts have been issued from California to Colorado.The powerful storm is in the Pacific on Wednesday morning and getting closer to the West…

Grandfather of man suspected of kidnapping Jayme Closs: ‘Nobody had any clues’

Grandfather of man suspected of kidnapping Jayme Closs: ‘Nobody had any clues’

Barron County Sheriff(BARRON, Wisc.) — The young man accused of abducting a 13-year-old Wisconsin girl, gunning down her parents and holding the child captive had been “a perfectly nice kid,” according to his grandfather.”Nobody had any clues up until this thing happened,” Jim Moyer told ABC News Tuesday, days after his 21-year-old grandson, Jake Patterson,…

UC Irvine fraternity member dies off-campus, cause of death unknown

UC Irvine fraternity member dies off-campus, cause of death unknown

Courtesy: Noah Domingo Family(IRVINE, Calif.) — A fraternity at the University of California – Irvine is on interim suspension after one of its youngest members died, officials said.Noah Domingo, an initiated member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon, died at an off-campus home on Saturday, the fraternity’s national headquarters said.The 18-year-old died at about 3:30 a.m. at…