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Girl, 9, dies after 'tragic accident' in Citrus Heights pool

Girl, 9, dies after 'tragic accident' in Citrus Heights pool

19 minutes ago   |   KCRA

Citrus Heights police are investigating after a 9-year-old girl was electrocuted a backyard swimming pool on Sunday afternoon.
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Texas social media influencer and aspiring musician PJ Simien III killed in car wreck

Texas social media influencer and aspiring musician PJ Simien III killed in car wreck

37 minutes ago   |   New York Post

A popular social media influencer was killed when he was thrown from his Jeep in a single-car accident this week, according to a new report. PJ Simien III, who graduated from...
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SpaceX Says Faulty Valve Led to Crew Dragon Test Accident

SpaceX Says Faulty Valve Led to Crew Dragon Test Accident

1 hour ago   |   Space

The April 20 explosion of SpaceX's Crew Dragon spacecraft was caused by a leaky component and faulty valve, the company says.
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Chaos theory produces map for predicting paths of particles emitted into the atmosphere

2 hours ago   |   Science Daily

Floating air particles following disasters and other geological events can have a lasting impact on life on Earth, and a new model drawing on chaos theory looks to help predict...
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'Justice wasn't served': 50 years since fatal car crash on Chappaquiddick Island

'Justice wasn't served': 50 years since fatal car crash on Chappaquiddick Island

2 hours ago   |   WCVB

It's been 50 years since the 1969 automobile accident on Chappaquiddick Island that killed a woman and thwarted the late Sen. Edward M. Kennedy's presidential aspirations.
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Big rig overturns on I-15 in Rancho Cucamonga; southbound traffic stalled for miles

5 hours ago   |   ABC

A semi-truck overturned on the southbound 15 Freeway in in Rancho Cucamonga during rush hour traffic Tuesday morning, leaving traffic backed up for several miles.
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Italian cyclist impaled by piece of track in freak accident

Italian cyclist impaled by piece of track in freak accident

6 hours ago   |   New York Post

A young Italian cyclist suffered a gruesome injury when he was impaled by a wooden spike from the track that punctured his lung during a race in Belgium, according to reports...
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Driver killed after crashing into $400,000 home in Crosby

7 hours ago   |   ABC

Deputies say the man was driving at an unsafe speed before crashing into the bedroom of the house.
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'Justice wasn't served': 50 years since Chappaquiddick

'Justice wasn't served': 50 years since Chappaquiddick

8 hours ago   |   WCVB

It's been 50 years since the 1969 automobile accident on Chappaquiddick Island that killed a woman and thwarted the late Sen. Edward M. Kennedy's presidential aspirations.
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Teen's joyride ends in mom's SUV bursting into flames in Houston backyard: Police

8 hours ago   |   ABC

Authorities said a 16-year-old boy out for a joyride crashed his mother's SUV into the backyard of a Texas home, causing the vehicle to burst into flames.
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No federal charges for NYPD officer accused of fatally choking Eric Garner

No federal charges for NYPD officer accused of fatally choking Eric Garner

Garner's words “I can't breathe” became a rallying cry for police reform activists, coming amid a stretch of other deaths of black men at the hands of white officers. Read more ...

Eric Garner's family rips DOJ decision not to charge Daniel Pantaleo

Eric Garner's family rips DOJ decision not to charge Daniel Pantaleo

The family of Eric Garner raged over the Department of Justice's decision on Tuesday to not pursue charges against NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo. “We're here with heavy hearts... Read more ...

'Chance the Snapper,' Chicago's alligator-on-the-loose, is finally caught

'Chance the Snapper,' Chicago's alligator-on-the-loose, is finally caught

Chance the Snapper, as he came to be known, had been on the loose in the park for almost a week - forcing a partial shutdown of the site. Read more ...

Police in Los Angeles area arrest man after finding more than 1,000 guns

Police in Los Angeles area arrest man after finding more than 1,000 guns

Some of the guns police found in a California man's home in May 2019. Read more ...

Netflix deletes graphic suicide scene in '13 Reasons Why' 2 years after outcry

Netflix deletes graphic suicide scene in '13 Reasons Why' 2 years after outcry

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READ: Here's The Resolution Condemning Trump's Racist Comments About...

READ: Here's The Resolution Condemning Trump's Racist Comments About Congresswomen

The House will vote Tuesday evening on a resolution "condemning President Trumps racist comments directed at Members of Congress" (Image credit: U.S. House of... Read more ...

Pictures from Space! Our Image of the Day

Pictures from Space! Our Image of the Day

The Saturn V rocket carrying three Apollo 11 astronauts to the moon soars behind an American flag shortly after lifting off from Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Read more ...

PHOTOS: Final renderings of FC Cincinnati's West End stadium

PHOTOS: Final renderings of FC Cincinnati's West End stadium

The long-awaited big reveal of the final plans for FC Cincinnati's new home in the West End are finally coming to light. Read more ...

More than 20 people sickened by carbon monoxide at Midtown church

More than 20 people sickened by carbon monoxide at Midtown church

More than 20 people were sickened - including three who were hospitalized - at a Midtown church Tuesday by suspected carbon monoxide poisoning possibly caused by a... Read more ...

Explosion destroys home in Southern California, kills worker

Explosion destroys home in Southern California, kills worker

A worker was killed and another was injured in a gas explosion that destroyed a home, a company said. Read more ...