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Video shows Shanann Watts shortly before death

Video shows Shanann Watts shortly before death

It’s 1:48 a.m. and a pregnant Shanann Watts is arriving home from a business trip to Phoenix. Front-door video at her Frederick, Colorado, home captures the moment a friend drops Watts from the airport on August 13, 2018. She can be seen carrying her suitcase up the driveway and to the door. The short video…MORE

The Red Cross and HBO are partnering on a ‘Game of Thrones’-themed blood drive

The Red Cross and HBO are partnering on a ‘Game of Thrones’-themed blood drive

Winter is here. And due to the season’s especially severe cold weather, the American Red Cross has missed out on thousands of blood donations. So it’s teaming with HBO for a “Game of Thrones”-themed campaign to help fill the gap. The partnership, branded #BleedForTheThrone, includes blood drives across 43 states from March 7-12 and nine…MORE

$13 million worth of meth found in trailer with frozen strawberries at Texas port

$13 million worth of meth found in trailer with frozen strawberries at Texas port

A truck driver hauling frozen strawberries from Mexico into the United States is in custody after customs officers at a Texas port found nearly $13 million worth of methamphetamine hidden in the trailer. In a statement, Customs and Border Protection said officers working at the Pharr-Reynosa International Bridge cargo facility Saturday encountered a 42-year-old male…MORE

USA Gymnastics has a new president. The victims of Larry Nassar don’t approve.

USA Gymnastics has a new president. The victims of Larry Nassar don’t approve.

USA Gymnastics has appointed former gymnast and NBA executive Li Li Leung as its president and chief executive officer, the embattled organization announced Tuesday. “Li Li’s unique combination of business skills, management experience and passion for gymnastics make her perfectly suited to lead our organization at this important time in our history,” said Kathryn Carson,…MORE

NYPD can publicly release body cam videos after court ruling

NYPD can publicly release body cam videos after court ruling

America’s largest city police force can now publicly release its body camera footage, after a state appeals court decision in New York Tuesday. The NYPD will make body camera footage publicly available after New York’s police union, the Police Benevolent Association, had sought to block its release, claiming it violated an officer’s right to confidentiality.…MORE

After responding to a call, a police officer played dolls with the kids

After responding to a call, a police officer played dolls with the kids

This Virginia police officer’s motto: To protect and serve — and then play dolls. South Hill Police Cpl. C.B. Fleming is being praised by the community after a video emerged showing him laying on the ground playing with children. On Valentine’s Day, Fleming was responding to a report of a gas leak at an apartment…MORE

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