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  • Police: Smugglers used fox urine to hide six pounds of heroin, $4.1 million also found

    NEW YORK – Authorities are detailing the great lengths suspected drug smugglers went to in order to conceal their operation after $4.1 million in cash and more than six pounds of heroin were seized by federal agents at a New York storage facility over the weekend. Three men were arrested for their part in what officials are calling an interstate drug operation, where they allegedly moved money and drugs throughout the country by concealing the contraband in secret compartments hidden […]

  • WWII vet wins lottery on 94th birthday

    Ervin Smolinski has a birthday tradition – he gets lottery tickets as presents. It started when he began buying his family tickets as birthday presents, and they started returning the favor. For his 94th birthday, the World War II vet’s goodwill effort turned into $300,000 of cold, hard cash. “Every month, I buy some instant tickets and send them as gifts to family members who have birthdays that month,” said Smolinski in a statement. “It’s turned in to a bit […]

  • UK Parliament terror alert: At least 3 dead, 20 injured

    LONDON — At least three people, including a police officer, were killed, and at least 20 injured, Acting Deputy Commissioner of the Met Police Mark Rowley told reporters outside Scotland Yard. He added the police currently believe there was only one attacker, who was killed, but are continuing to investigate. The Leader of the House of Commons said a police officer was stabbed. Many of those hurt had “catastrophic injuries”, PA said. “Officers — including firearms officers — remain on the […]

  • Missing Tennessee student: From kissing allegation to manhunt

    A nationwide manhunt continues for an armed Culleoka, Tennessee, teacher accused of kidnapping a 15-year-old student just weeks after he was investigated for kissing her in his classroom, police say. Tad Cummins and Elizabeth Thomas have been missing since March 13. Here’s a timeline of what led up to and transpired during the weeklong manhunt: July 6, 2011 Cummins applies for a job with Maury County Public Schools. He had spent the previous four years working as a respiratory therapist […]

  • Woman dies after drinking poisonous herbal tea

    A woman died after consuming poisonous herbal tea purchased in San Francisco’s Chinatown, public health officials there announced Monday. They’re urging people to throw away tea purchased from Sun Wing Wo Trading Company. The woman, who was in her 50s, became “critically ill” in February after drinking tea made from leaves she purchased at the the trading company, according to a news release from the San Francisco Department of Public Health. Shortly after drinking the tea, she experienced “weakness and […]

  • Tennessee manhunt: Suspect researched teen marriage, officials say

    A Tennessee teacher who authorities believe abducted a student had conducted research on teen marriage, authorities told HLN on Tuesday night. “That is an issue that we have some major concerns of because it might potentially speak to his intentions for her,” Tennessee Bureau of Investigation spokesman Josh DeVine said of Tad Cummins. The spokesman said he could not get into specifics. Officials also are trying to authenticate a statement made by the student’s family, DeVine said. Elizabeth Thomas had […]

  • Boy with skin disorder befriends dog with same condition

    CANBY, Ore. – An 8-year-old Arkansas boy with a rare skin disorder met a dog in Oregon with the same condition, and it’s something the boy and his mom said they will never forget. Carter Blanchard and Rowdy, a black Lab, are connected through the white spots caused by vitiligo, a disorder without a known cause that destroys pigment-producing cells. UPDATE ON ROWDY . Rowdy saw a neurologist in the ER today. They are not sure if it was a […]

  • U.S. and U.K. ban laptops and other devices on flights from Middle East

    SEATTLE – The U.S. and U.K. on Tuesday banned people flying from much of the Middle East and North Africa from carrying laptops, tablets and other large electronic devices in the airplane cabin because of concerns about terrorism. New security restrictions from the Trump administration require nine airlines based in the region to prevent people flying from eight countries from bringing any device bigger than a smartphone on board. The devices will have to be checked into the luggage hold. […]

  • Risky surgery separates 10-month-old from parasitic twin

    It was late January when Nancy Swabb found herself wanting to help a family across the Atlantic Ocean, in Cote d’Ivoire – all because of a photo. A friend had shared a post on Facebook about the need for a host family for a 9-month-old girl for two months while she received medical care in Park Ridge, Illinois. The post came from Children’s Medical Missions West, a nonprofit that helps transport children around the world to receive free medical care […]

  • Apple unveils special-edition iPhone 7 in red

    NEW YORK — A surprise new iPhone is here — and it’s red. Apple unveiled Tuesday a special red version of the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, to commemorate the 10-year partnership between the tech giant and Red, an organization that helps fights AIDS. The special edition iPhones, which feature a red aluminum body, will come in 128GB and 256GB models starting at $749. The red phones will be available in stores and online starting Friday for a “limited” time, […]

  • Tennessee manhunt: No sign of teacher and teenager

    Despite hundreds of tips, authorities still don’t know the whereabouts of a 15-year-old Tennessee teenager and her former high school teacher, who is charged in her abduction. Tad Cummins, 50, who taught forensics at a high school in Culleoka, Tennessee, and Elizabeth Thomas, a freshman, have not been seen for more than a week, leading police to believe that he may be hiding her or that they have fled far from the state, according to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigations. […]