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High fire danger threatens California, snowstorms to hit Colorado and New Mexico

High fire danger threatens California, snowstorms to hit Colorado and New Mexico

ABC News(NEW YORK) — The hottest place in the country Tuesday was Anaheim, California, where temperatures rose to a scorching 103 degrees. Even Death Valley, at a cool 96 degrees, was not as hot. Among the records Tuesday in Southern California: Camarillo reached 99 degrees and San Diego Brown Field Airport hit 97 degrees. Downtown…

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…

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…

New ‘Varsity Blues’ charges affect 11 parents, including Lori Loughlin

New ‘Varsity Blues’ charges affect 11 parents, including Lori Loughlin

iStock(LOS ANGELES) — A grand jury in Boston on Tuesday returned additional charges against 18 people tied to the “Varsity Blues” college admissions scandal.The new charges affect 11 of 15 previously charged parents, including actress Lori Loughlin, and seven university officials. Mossimo Giannuli, Loughlin’s husband, is also included in those facing additional charges.The jury in…