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Community questions the effects of a Delta jet fuel dump on children’s health

Community questions the effects of a Delta jet fuel dump on children’s health

Frustrated community members questioned government officials and Delta Air Lines representatives during a meeting to talk about a fuel dump from a plane making an emergency landing near Los Angeles this week. The town hall meeting held in Cudahy, California, on Friday was packed, with some audience members holding signs with messages like “Stop letting…MORE

4 killed, 1 wounded in Utah shooting

4 killed, 1 wounded in Utah shooting

Four people were shot to death in a residence in Grantsville, Utah, Friday night, according to police. A fifth person also was shot and is in the hospital. The suspected shooter is in custody. Corporal Rhonda Fields with the Grantsville Police Department said police are confident there was only one shooter and that there is…MORE

Georgia sheriff’s deputy arrested and charged with rape, police say

Georgia sheriff’s deputy arrested and charged with rape, police say

A Georgia sheriff’s deputy has been arrested on a charge of rape after a female suspect alleged that he had inappropriate contact with her, according to the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office. The deputy, Kendrick Quick, 38, was arrested Thursday on charges of one count of rape and one count of violation of public oath, according…MORE

Avalanche at California ski resort leaves 1 dead, 1 seriously injured

Avalanche at California ski resort leaves 1 dead, 1 seriously injured

An avalanche at a California ski resort Friday morning killed one skier and seriously injured another, authorities said. The avalanche occurred in the Alpine Meadows section of the Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows ski resort near Tahoe City, California, according to the Placer County Sheriff’s Office and the resort. A male skier, 34-year-old Cole Comstock, of…MORE

A jury has been selected in the Harvey Weinstein trial

A jury has been selected in the Harvey Weinstein trial

A jury has been seated in Harvey Weinstein’s rape trial, capping a selection process that began last week in New York State Supreme Court. The jury is made up of seven men and five women. Three alternates — two women and one man — were also selected. The 67-year-old film producer faces five felony counts,…MORE

Oklahoma senators filed a bill to create ‘Make America Great Again’ license plates

Oklahoma senators filed a bill to create ‘Make America Great Again’ license plates

President Donald Trump’s campaign slogans could soon be emblazoned on Oklahoma license plates. Republican State Sens. Nathan Dahm and Marty Quinn proposed a bill to add “Make America Great Again” and “Keep America Great” license plates to the special plate lineup. Proceeds from the plates’ sales would benefit veteran nonprofit groups, the senators said. Most…MORE