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Washington sheriff’s deputy killed in shooting during traffic stop

Washington sheriff’s deputy killed in shooting during traffic stop

Evgen_Prozhyrko/iStock(KITTITAS, Wash.) — A sheriff’s deputy was shot and killed during a traffic stop in Washington state late Tuesday.Deputies from Kittitas County, about 90 minutes east of Seattle, were called for a “driving complaint” at about 7:30 p.m., according to the sheriff’s office. When the suspect failed to stop, law enforcement officers pursued the suspect…Read more »

US to stop detaining some migrant families apprehended at border

US to stop detaining some migrant families apprehended at border

VallarieE/iStock(WASHINGTON) — U.S. Customs and Border Protection will start releasing some families apprehended near the border in south Texas as detention centers fill to capacity, an agency official said Tuesday.CBP will give some of the families apprehended in the Rio Grande Valley area notices to appear in court. Others will be released on their own…Read more »

Nor’easter set to bring heavy rain, wind to Northeast

Nor’easter set to bring heavy rain, wind to Northeast

ABC News(NEW YORK) — A coastal storm is set to bring heavy rain, snow and strong winds to the Northeast on Thursday and Friday. The storm system will develop along the Carolina coast Wednesday night with heavy rain in the area. By Thursday morning, the storm system will begin to move up the coast and…Read more »

Record cocaine bust in Philadelphia nets $18 million worth of product

Record cocaine bust in Philadelphia nets $18 million worth of product

Provided(PHILADELPHIA) — Authorities seized at least 450 kilograms of cocaine at the Port of Philadelphia on Tuesday morning, according to a source familiar with the massive drug bust.Bricks of the white powdery substance were stuffed in duffel bags found in a shipping container aboard the MSC Desiree, which was traveling from Colombia to Europe, the…Read more »

Surveillance video shows SUV colliding with school bus in Washington state

Surveillance video shows SUV colliding with school bus in Washington state

Fedorovekb/iStock(COVINGTON, Wash.) — Surveillance video captured a collision between a school bus and an SUV in Washington state.Two of the SUV passengers were critically injured and seven students from the bus had minor injuries in the Monday collision in Covington, Washington, according to the King’s County Sheriff’s Office.In the surveillance video, a maroon SUV can…Read more »

Mom booked for murder in case of 9-year-old girl found dead in duffel bag

Mom booked for murder in case of 9-year-old girl found dead in duffel bag

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department(LOS ANGELES) — The mother of 9-year-old Trinity Love Jones, whose body was found in a duffel bag in Los Angeles, was booked on Monday for her daughter’s murder, authorities said. The case is being reviewed by the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office and charges are expected to be filed…Read more »